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Delhi war singes officials and distrust may hit govt, but politicians in denial

Nothing can escape without consequences and people in power pay more than the aam aadmi. As war in Delhi’s state secretariat heats up, deep distrust is building up among the officials.

Talking and taking a walk to Rashtrapati Bhavan will not help India

India woke up today to another day of uncertainty and ceaseless cacophony created by the politicians. Television screens screamed that today is last day of parliament`s monsoon session and no legis

UN Human Rights Council president on protecting civil society space

Joachim Ruecker is the current president of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Appointed in January this year, he is the first German diplomat to hold the office. Ruecker has held

A bill that parliament passed in a single day

In what can only be described as rarest of rare case in Indian parliamentary history, the Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Bill was passed by both the houses on Wednesday. Not just t

If country is unable to provide jobs, there will be unrest: Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that India, with the second largest population in the world, will face a major challenge in the coming years. Half of its population wil

Demonetisation may lead to temporary slowdown of economy: Mukherjee

Demonetisation, while immobilising black money and fighting corruption, may lead to temporary slowdown of the economy, said president Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday. “We all will

The president’s voice of reason

Here are the 10 key elements from the 6th K.S. Rajamony Memorial Lecture on ‘India@70’ delivered by President Pranab Mukherjee: Our premier institutions of higher educati

For Modi govt, Lokpal is not priority, enemy property is

The government has told the supreme court that the Lokpal cannot be appointed because the 2013 law needs several amendments, which will be taken up only in the monsoon session. The N

All you wanted to know about president’s election

The election commission of India on Wednesday issued a notification for the president’s election. The

Kovind was not such a closely guarded secret after all

Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi, NDA, President   “Ram Nath who?” That was the reaction from some newsmakers, when Ram Nath Kovind’s name was announc

President’s post above politics: Kovind

“I will always try and it is also my belief that the president’s post should be above politics,” said NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind who filed the nomination

Not above caste, but about it

In our system, the president is the head of the nation and the first citizen; his role and powers are almost akin to that of the queen of England or, say, kings in some other countries – cere

President and the game of caste, India’s defence diplomacy and, a solution for Syria

After KR Narayanan, India will have a second ‘dalit’ president. Will it change the condition of one-sixth of India’s population that still suffers caste slurs and discrimination

The long road from Paraukh village

Ram Nath Kovind, whom the BJP has chosen as its candidate for India’s next president, was a prime dalit face of the party in Uttar Pradesh during the time of LK Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpaye

The president who knew his way

President Pranab Mukherjee, who demits office in July, has been known as a man “of the constitution”, a believer in it, and was called to be its custodian during the last five years. Hi

A prez all for people

Five years ago, when the Congress had finalised Pranab Mukherjee as its choice for the 13th president of India, the news-hungry media was eager to know if he had agreed. One day, he gave in to the

Staying with the Rashtrapati

  They may not have tweeted about it, as some did, or been vocal about it. But for the many guests who spent time at Rashtrapati Bhavan, as president Pranab Mukherjee’s guests, t

What Kovind’s rise tells us about Modi’s leadership

Ram Nath Kovind is widely tipped to get elected as the 14th president of India. His elevation will not be without surprise. Prior to his nomination as the NDA’s candidate, few in the politi

Prez poll: Rebels defy party line

With cross-voting taking place in at least two states, parliamentarians as well as legislators across the country cast their ballot in the presidential election that has NDA nominee and former Bi

Ram Nath Kovind to be India’s next president

 India’s 14th president is going to be former Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind, a dalit. He triumphed over former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar in the vote count that took place on Thursda

Ashok Malik is press secy to president

As Ram Nath Kovind readies to take charge as president, the government is forming his team, naming three officials.    Ashok Malik, former journalist and comment

Key to India’s success is its diversity: President Kovind

“The key to India’s success is its diversity,” said Ram Nath Kovind after being sworn-in as president at the Central Hall of parliament on Tuesday.  



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