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    Not For Women Only24, Feb 2020, 3:26 PM IST

    Rukmini Devi Arundale Chose Dance Over Becoming President Of India!

    Honored with the Padma Bhushan in 1956, legendary Bharatanatyam exponent, theosophist and founder of the Kalakshetra, Rukmini Devi Arundale was best known for her visionary work in the field of dance, culture and education. However, very few know that this charismatic lady could have been India’s first female president, had she accepted an offer by the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai. Let’s find out more about this legend in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.

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    India18, Feb 2020, 3:13 PM IST

    Why 154 eminent citizens feel protests over CAA, NPR, NRC are designed to harm Mother India

    In all, 154 eminent citizens of India have signed on the letter to the President of India Ram Nath Kovind. The letter says that the anti-CAA, NPR and NRC protests have grave security implications. Why? Watch SimplifiedBy on MyNation.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 30th January said the Government is open for discussion on all issues in the forthcoming Budget Session of Parliament. He was addressing the all-party meeting on the eve of the Budget session which is beginning on the 31st of January 2020.

    Decoding The Economy31, Jan 2020, 1:42 PM IST

    Modi Government Open for Discussion on all issues in Budget Session of Parliament

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 30th January said the Government is open for discussion on all issues in the forthcoming Budget Session of Parliament. He was addressing the all-party meeting on the eve of the Budget session which is beginning on the 31st of January 2020.

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    India31, Jan 2020, 12:22 PM IST

    Union Budget 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind hails abrogation of Article 370, 35A; Congress sees opportunity to protest

    Ahead of the commencement of Union Budget 2020, President Ram Nath Kovind hailed the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A of the Constitution and said that it has "paved the way for equal development of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh"

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    India30, Jan 2020, 12:10 PM IST

    Mahatma Gandhi death anniversary: President Kovind, PM Modi, other leaders pay tributes at Rajghat

    From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, several people visited Rajghat and paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary 

  • 10th National Voters’ Day to be celebrated on 25th January 2020; All You Need To Know

    India24, Jan 2020, 6:43 PM IST

    10th National Voters’ Day to be celebrated on 25th January 2020; All You Need To Know

    President of India Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest at the 10th National Voters' Day on 25th January 2020 being organized by Election Commission of India at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt. Union Minister for Law and Justice, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad shall also grace the national function. This year marks an important milestone in the history of Indian democracy as the Election Commission of India (ECI) completes 70 years of its journey.

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    India18, Jan 2020, 5:17 PM IST

    Does the President actually have the power to pardon and is the decision final?

    Under Article 72, the President of India has the power to pardon a convict. Article 72 says that the President shall have the powers to grant pardons, reprieves, respites or remissions of punishment. This, however, comes with certain conditions.

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    Culture Shauk9, Jan 2020, 9:17 PM IST

    Atithi Devo Bhava! President Kovind Helps US Couple Have Dream Kerala Wedding

    Atithi Devo Bhava! The ancient Indian tradition of welcoming the guest as God has stayed alive despite the countless changes our country has gone through. Stories in Vedas like the one where Lord Vishnu visited his devotee’s house ratify the nature of the tradition deeply ingrained in Indian society. The recent gesture of President Ramnath Kovind compromising his security protocol to help a US couple take their wedding vows as per the planned schedule in Kochi is testimony that guest still remains akin to god in our country. Let’s find out more about this interesting story in this episode of Culture ‘Shauk’ with Sunita Iyer.

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    India8, Jan 2020, 4:40 PM IST

    Ram Nath Kovind’s timeless gesture: How President lessened his security to enable destination wedding in Kochi

    Based on a request by an American citizen who was in Kerala for a destination wedding, the President of India acceded to her demand of facilitating her wedding in the same hotel as he was slated to stay 

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    India2, Jan 2020, 10:01 AM IST

    President Kovind, Vice President Naidu remember Guru Gobind Singh's life, teachings on his birth anniversary

    On the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the devotees would visit Gurudwaras and take part in religious activities to mark the day. Taking to Twitter, President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu hailed the teachings of the tenth Guru of Sikhism

  • Indian Economy Will Rebound Soon; Current Slowdown Cyclical: Vice President of India

    Politics30, Dec 2019, 4:21 PM IST

    Indian Economy Will Rebound Soon; Current Slowdown Cyclical: Vice President of India

    The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu expressed confidence that the Indian economy would rebound in the near future saying that the current slowdown was cyclical. Inaugurating the 102nd annual conference of the Indian Economic Association on December 27th, he said it was true that the Indian economy was facing some challenges due to the decline in growth this fiscal. However, he said the country had faced similar slumps in the past in the wake of the East Asian financial crisis and global slowdown but bounced back with a higher growth rate every time.

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    India13, Dec 2019, 10:07 AM IST

    President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack

    On December 13, 2001, five members belonging to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) opened fire in the Parliament complex in New Delhi that killed 14 people on the spot. On Friday, President Ram Nath Kovind took to Twitter and paid tribute to the people who lost their lives in the attack 

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    India13, Dec 2019, 8:25 AM IST

    Citizenship (Amendment) Bill gets President's approval, becomes an Act

    President Ramnath Kovind on Thursday (December 12) evening, gave his approval to the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. This Bill would now be called an Act

  • Vice President of India Calls Upon the Youth to Work for Ending Social Evils

    Politics9, Dec 2019, 2:57 PM IST

    Vice President of India Calls Upon the Youth to Work for Ending Social Evils

    The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu called upon the youth to take a vow to put an end to social evils such as discrimination based on gender, caste, and disrespect to women by leading the nation towards equality. Expressing concern over the erosion of values in the society, especially in the context of the recent atrocities against women, the Vice President opined that mere a Bill or an Act was not sufficient to act as a deterrent to crimes against women. He stressed the need for a change of Mindset in people to arrest such tendencies and incidents.

  • "On this Navy Day, I salute the valour, commitment and patriotism of our Navy personnel in protecting our seas and the country. My best wishes to them and their families," Naidu tweeted.

    India4, Dec 2019, 11:43 AM IST

    PM Modi, President Kovind wish Indian Navy personnel on Navy Day

    From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to defence minister Rajnath Singh, several leaders conveyed their best wishes to Indian Navy personnel on the occasion of Navy Day.