India said on Thursday it is ready for talks with China with both sides first pulling back their armies to end the tense standoff in the Sikkim sector, stressing the need for a 'peaceful resolution' of border issues.
The farmers at Jantar Mantar on Thursday hit themselves with footwear as a "punishment" for voting for the state legislators who have allegedly turned a deaf ear towards farmers' issues.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today congratulated Ram Nath Kovind on becoming the President of India.
The BJP chief also thanked the BJP members, allies and other members of the electoral college who supported Kovind.
Recalling the past days, one of Kovind's classmate Vijay Pal, who studied with him till class fifth in Paraunkh village said that "since early childhood days, Kovind used to enjoy playing the role of governor in various games
Soon after Advani came to know of Kovind's win in the presidential election, the BJP leader spoke to him and gave him his best wishes.
Ram Nath Kovind, an NDA candidate, was elected as India's 14th president.
The action is part of a review being conducted by the central government to check deadwood in its workforce.
NDA nominated Ram Nath Kovind has been elected as the 14th President of India with a landslide victory over opposition’s pick Meira Kumar.
Kovind will assume the country's highest constitutional post on July 25 after current President Pranab Mukherjee's term ends.
All you need to know about the 14th President of India.
Live updates and reactions after the NDA candidate and former Bihar Governor raced to a comfortable victory over Meira Kumar.
In the Electoral College system, Kovind's votes are worth 479585 while Kumar's have a value of 204594 at the end of counting of ballots in Parliament House and 11 states.
Since she has been named as presidential poll nominee by opposition parties, Kumar has urged the members of the electoral college to vote according to their "voice of conscience" and for an "ideology that binds India".
Kovind is expected to win the presidential race given that the BJP and its allies have a majority in electoral college comprising Members of Parliament and members of legislative assemblies and councils of all states.
The name of the next occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhawan would be known by 5.00 pm. The voting took place on Monday.
About a fortnight ago, a group of agitating farmers had set forth on a 'Kisan Mukti Yatra' under the Swaraj Abhiyan with twin demands of remunerative farming and debt relief.
Besides NDA constituents, some opposition parties, including the JD(U), also broke ranks to vote for Kovind. With the numbers in its favour, the BJP will watch the counting for the victory margin.
Here is how the day will pan out.
The US has listed Pakistan among the nations and regions providing “safe havens” to terrorists.
The doctors' body urged him to bring all medicines under the national list of essential medicines (NLEM) stating that as of now only 15 per cent of them are in the list.
The Central government had earlier this month promulgated ordinances to make the Central GST (CGST) and Integrated GST (IGST), which deals with inter-state commerce, applicable to the state.
With more than 60 percent of the votes likely go in his favour, Naidu is set for an impressive win over joint opposition nominee Gopal Krishna Gandhi.
He asked officials to break silos and strongly emphasized that a mechanism to be formed to document and replicate successful innovations at the grassroots level, the PMO said on Wednesday.
The Rajya Sabha wants Mayawati to withdraw her resignation, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said today, a day after the BSP chief quit as a member of the House, saying she was not allowed to speak on dalit issue.