Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicPresident Ram Nath Kovind

Topic: President Ram Nath Kovind

Union Cabinet gives its nod to Triple Talaq ordinance, says Arun Jaitley

The bill which seeks to make the practice of talaq-e-biddat void is pending in Rajya Sabha and will lapse on 3 June when the Lok Sabha dissolves. 

BJP workers and leaders’ grouse — party has a big purse but small heart

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Modi govt has infused hope in people: President Kovind’s report card on last 5 years

Kovind also mentioned that Rafale will strengthen Indian Air Force’s strike capability after a gap of many decades.

In his address to nation, President Kovind urges people to vote during Lok Sabha polls

President Ram Nath Kovind said that this year's elections should be seen as once-in-a-century moment that will shape India in 21st century.

CBI vs CBI vs Rahul Gandhi

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From St. Stephen’s to Supreme Court, India’s next CJI has never minced his words

Ranjan Gogoi’s tenure as CJI will be crucial in terms of restoring credibility of judiciary that was dented after the open rift among senior judges.

Kerala’s battle with floods and efforts to bring it back to normalcy

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Bribe givers can get up to 7 years in jail as per new anti-graft law

The amended law has got its assent from President Kovind, will award a minimum punishment of 3 years in jail to bribe takers.

A year of Kovind: India gets a frequent-flyer President and a more open Rashtrapati Bhavan

Now, the presidential estate is open for public visit four days a week compared to three days during Pranab Mukherjee’s tenure.

Hold convocations every year, HRD ministry tells universities after Kovind nudge

Universities have pointed out financial and time constraints behind their decision not to hold annual convocations.

On Camera


A health worker immunises a pregnant woman at a health centre in Aurangabad, India

Newborns to entreprenuers—Indian hospitals need a perinatal service package. It’s a win-win

Many Indian hospitals don't have in-house physiotherapists or dieticians & most new mothers pay little attention to themselves. But there's a solution.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, gasoline sales soar

Gasoline sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.