Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicRamnath Kovind

Topic: Ramnath Kovind

GST appetiser best served hot, and ‘carnivore’ Shiv Sena’s faded stripes

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

In pictures: Kovind bids goodbye to Rashtrapati Bhavan as Murmu takes over as 15th President

From Rashtrapati Bhavan, Murmu was accompanied by Ram Nath Kovind to Parliament House, where she was sworn in. She then returned to President's house after the swearing-in ceremony.

Prez Kovind requests parties to rise above partisan politics during farewell speech

In his farewell address, Kovind emphasised the value of peace and harmony, saying people have a right to oppose and create pressure to pursue their goals, but using Gandhian methods.

Surprise governor pick Soundararajan given ‘honourable exit’ for work as TN BJP chief

Tamilisai Soundararajan, who takes over in Telangana, presided over a drubbing for the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu but earned a reputation of having worked hard for the party.

Veterans protest against politicisation of military, then get caught in their own politics

Letter by 150 veterans saying they're being used for political gains was allegedly sent to the President. Now, some deny signing it. President’s office says haven't received any letter.

Chandrababu Naidu takes his demand for special status for Andhra to President

Andhra CM Naidu, whose Telugu Desam Party quit the NDA over the special status demand, has been meeting with opposition parties on forming an anti-BJP front

President Kovind delivers a prime ministerial speech that would make Modi proud

In his address to Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind praised demonetisation, surgical strikes & Rafale, and made many comparisons between pre- & post-2014.

Ex-info panel commissioner writes to President to stop Modi govt ‘attempts to dilute RTI’

Sridhar Acharyulu requests President Ram Nath Kovind to ensure that Modi govt doesn't hire retired bureaucrats this time and maintains CIC's independence.

President Kovind’s Independence Day message: Let contentious issues not distract us

We are at the cusp of achieving long-awaited goals, says President Ram Nath Kovind in his address to the nation. New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind...

NSE left red-faced as President Kovind pulls out of silver jubilee celebrations

His press secretary says ‘no clue’ if decision is linked to NSE chairman Ashok Chawla’s name in CBI's P. Chidambaram chargesheet.

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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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