The president will inaugurate the "Economic Democracy Conclave" organised by the Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini in Bhayander near here at 10:30 am tomorrow, officials said.
Judges of the top court should hold dialogue and make efforts to resolve the issue to safeguard democracy, he said in response to a question on the issue.
Welcoming King Letsie III and Her Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Kovind said India and Lesotho share close and cordial ties.
"Happy New Year to everybody. May 2018 bring laughter, friendship and prosperity to all our families, to our country, and to our unique and beautiful planet #PresidentKovind," Kovind said in a tweet.
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Briefly interrupting his address to gently prod the organisers for the faux pas, the president asked them to stop distributing the packets till his speech was over.
"The Chinese government never acknowledged the so-called Arunachal Pradesh and our position on the border issue is consistent and clear," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told the media when asked about Kovind’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims as Southern Tibet.
After the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission's awards on January 1, 2016, the Cabinet Secretary, who is the top-most bureaucrat in the country, gets Rs 2.5 lakh per month and a Secretary in the Union government draws Rs 2.25 lakh per month
Inaugurating the 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan here, he said the country is recognised as a bright spot of the global economy and the world has acknowledged the change in its business environment.
Swati, who doesn't use a surname, was a cabin crew on Air India's long-haul Boeing 787 and Boeing 777 flights, but for nearly a month now she has been deputed with Air India's integration department at the airline's headquarters here, the official said.
Speaking at the valedictory function of the World Food India, Kovind said, "Food is culture – but food is also commerce. India’s food consumption is currently valued at US 370 billion. It is expected to reach USD 1 trillion by 2025, in less than a decade. There are opportunities across the entire food value chain in India."
The President, while speaking at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi campus here during its 48th convocation, said all great universities of the world have a deep and thriving engagement between old students and the institution
Kovind, who took over on July 25 as the 14th president, has also sought to reach out to the states, which form a crucial part of the federal structure of the country, by undertaking visits there.
Addressing the India-Ethiopia Business Dialogue, organised to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of the India Business Forum here yesterday, the president said Ethiopia and India have been trading with each other for centuries.
Addressing the Indian community here yesterday, President Kovind, who is the first Indian leader to visit Djibouti, spoke about India's high growth trajectory and said it is opening new opportunities for collaboration.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted President Ram Nath Kovind on his birthday today
Referring to recent incidents on the Bangalore Metro, where a pro-Kannada group opposed Hindi signboards in the train service, and earlier agitations against Hindi in Tamil Nadu, President Kovind said there was a feeling among some people that Hindi was being imposed on them
The campaign, to highlight the Narendra Modi government's flagship cleanliness initiative Swachh Bharat Mission, will be launched from Ishwari Ganj village near here, an official spokesman said.
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From appointing Governors to judges, the President of India serves as Head of the State and is tasked with defending the Constitution
Modi won the biggest mandate in 30 years in the 2014 general election, giving him control of the lower house. But his nationalist coalition still lacks a majority in the upper house that represents India's 29 states and has proven to be a stumbling block for its legislative agenda.
Congress leader Anand Sharma criticised Kovind for equating Mahatma Gandhi with Deen Dayal Upadhyay.
The prime minister posted pictures of the meeting on his Twitter account, one of which showed him apparently presenting a copy of the Constitution to the president. "Called on Rashtrapati ji this morning," Modi tweeted. Kovind assumed office as 14th President yesterday.
In his first address as president after taking oath at the Central Hall of Parliament, Kovind said there is need to sculpt an educated, ethical and shared community, and an egalitarian society.
"Very inspiring address by President Kovind, which beautifully summed up the essence of India's strengths, democracy & diversity," Modi said in a tweet.