Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicRam nath kovind

Topic: ram nath kovind

With China flexing muscles in Indo-Pacific region, India & Vietnam plan defence & oil tie-up

President Ram Nath Kovind is on a visit to Vietnam, where the two countries reaffirmed the importance of freedom of navigation & unimpeded economic activities in the South China Sea.

Narendra Singh Tomar and Sadananda Gowda assigned charge of additional ministries

Tomar has got Parliamentary Affairs Ministry and Gowda ministry of chemicals and fertilisers, both posts which were left vacant after Ananth Kumar's demise.

India renews interest in running its first foreign military base in Tajikistan

A military base in Ayni could give New Delhi a significant strategic edge over Islamabad as it would effectively put India behind Pakistani lines.

MEA goofs up, president, VP out of the country at the same time

In an unprecedented situation, President Kovind only returning from tour today while VP Naidu in Chicago for RSS event.

Opposition delegation urges President to ensure no citizen is left out of Assam NRC

In its memorandum to the President, opposition has accused the government of undermining India’s democratic and secular values.

President Kovind approves law that deters economic offenders from fleeing country

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018 allows govt to confiscate property of those fugitives whose offences exceed Rs 100 crore. 

President scraps Visva-Bharati V-C appointment, starts selection process afresh

On HRD ministry advice, President withdraws his own assent to V-C appointment. Ministry writes to University to set up new selection committee.

When it comes to political dynasties, BJP is fast catching up with Congress

The BJP has slammed Rahul Gandhi for admitting the existence of dynastic politics but numbers show the ruling party isn’t free from the malaise either.

Talk Point: Is the RSS now part of the political mainstream?

Three of the top constitutional posts in the nation will soon be occupied by RSS supporters.

From Rajendra Prasad to Ram Nath Kovind, a look back at every presidential election ever

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind may have finally won the presidential election pretty easily against opposition candidate Meira Kumar. But here's a look back...

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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