RAM NATH KOVIND
Crimes against women force us to think if society lived up to vision of equal rights: Ram Nath Kovind
In his address at an NHRC function, President Ram Nath Kovind also said the ideal way to mark Human Rights Day will be for whole world to introspect what more needs to be done to live up to the sacred text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Nagaland brings Dimapur under Inner Line Permit regime
Dimapur, the commercial hub of the state, was the only district that was not under the...
Inner line permit regime extended to Manipur; President signs order
The inner line permit (ILP) regime was extended to Manipur on Wednesday w...
President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone to Paika Bidroha memorial
The Narendra Modi government had promised this memorial during the bicentennial celebration of the Paika Bidroha in 2017. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has demanded for the 1817 revolt to be recognised as India’s first mutiny against the British, a demand endorsed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
‘The judicial process is beyond the reach of the poor,’ says Ram Nath Kovind
JODHPUR: President Ram Nath Kovind here on Saturday expressed concern over access to justice, saying the judicial process has gone beyond th...
Do away with mercy for children's rapists: President Ram Nath Kovind
The President's suggestion comes against the backdrop of the Union Government forwarding him the Delhi government's recommendation rejecting the mercy plea of one of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya case that shook the conscience of the nation. President asserted that "there should be no mercy for rapists. These kind of incidents shocked the whole nation."
Bihar jail asked to make execution ropes; speculation rife it's for Nirbhaya convicts
The Buxar central jail had earlier supplied the hanging rope to Tihar Jail where Afzal Guru, the prime accused in the 2001 parliament attack case, was hanged to death on February 9, 2013.
Rapists under POCSO Act should not be allowed mercy petition: President Ram Nath Kovind
As the country rages over the growing incidents of rape, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said that the people, who have been convicted o...
Judicial process beyond reach of poor: President
"Today, can any poor or deprived person come here with his complaint? This question is the most important because in the Preamble to the Constitution, we all have accepted the responsibility of providing justice to all," said President Kovind.
Demonic attacks on women have shaken conscience of country: President
He added that those convicted under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act should not be allowed to file mercy petition. "Women's safety is a very serious issue. A lot of work has been done on this subject but much remains to be done. Incidents of demonic attack on girls shake the conscience of the country.
MHA recommends to Prez to reject mercy plea of Nirbhaya gang-rape convict
The move came two days after the file rejecting the mercy plea was sent by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to the Home Ministry.
President Kovind, VP Naidu, PM Modi pay floral tribute to Ambedkar on his 63rd death anniversary
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Parliament to pay tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar...
Govt healthcare institutions can consider developing training courses for caregivers: President Kovind
The president was speaking at an event to present the National Florence Nightingale Awards to 36 nurses for their meritorious services in the healthcare sector. Kerala's Lini Puthussery, who died due to Nipah virus infection in May last year, was awarded posthumously for her "unsurpassed dedication in taking care of patients during the Nipah virus outbreak in the state".
NJAC , RTE, could make it to Rashtrapati Bhawan museum to celebrate work done by Presidents of India
As of now, 14 constitutional amendments are displayed in the President's House museum. Officials said there have been deliberations on the likely additions, but the intent is to be "non-partisan" in the selection of what goes in the final display.
President Ram Nath Kovind says all should abide by constitutional morality
Addressing joint sitting of Parliament to mark Constitution Day, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said said B R Ambedkar, while underlining the importance of constitutional morality, had emphasised that its essence was to regard the Constitution as supreme and to follow constitutionally-mandated procedures.
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