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Ram Nath Kovind becomes the 14th President of India

In his first address as President after taking oath at the Central Hall of Parliament, Mr. Kovind said there is a need to sculpt an educated, ethical and shared community, and an egalitarian society.

'Agrarian crisis is real, acute. Let's admit it'

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday held a short duration discussion on agrarian crisis. "Two-thirds of a farmer's income goes towards debt, says La Ganesan (BJP) from Madhya Pradesh. "The southern states are suffering more. Though there are other reasons for suicide, suicides cannot be ignored", said L. Ganesan (BJP).

Digital transition of President Ram Nath Kovind’s Twitter account

The Twitter handle of President Kovind started sharing details of his speech given in the central hall of the Parliament after the oath-taking ceremony.

Four killed as buildings collapse in Mumbai

At least four people died and nine others were injured after two wings of a four-storey building in Ghatkopar came crashing down on Tuesday morning.

Karnan petitions Ram Nath Kovind seeking remission of sentence

The former Calcutta High Court Judge’s petition to the new President seeking remission of his six months prison sentence has been e-mailed to the Rashtrapati Bhavan by his legal team on Tuesday.

All you need to know about Doklam and the India-China border standoff

India responded to the call by sending troops last month to evict the Chinese army construction party from the Doklam Plateau. A look at the key aspects of the dispute.

RSS’ Muslim wing to use ‘rakshabandhan’ to promote brotherhood

The Muslim Rashtriya Manch will run a ‘rakhi campaign’ across the country in which Muslim girls will tie rakhis to Hindu boys and Hindu girls to Muslim boys.

Renowned scientist Yash Pal passes away

Mr. Pal made significant contributions to the field of science and to the study of cosmic rays, high-energy physics, astrophysics and development, among others.

Pandya has a great chance of playing: Kohli

The Indian captain on Tuesday hinted that Hardik Pandya may get his maiden Test cap against Sri Lanka on July 26 as he chose to underline the all-rounder’s wicket-taking ability on all kind of tracks.

Poll: Should 'A' films be censored?

The upcoming Tamil film 'Taramani' has been given an 'A' certificate even after 10 cuts, the film's director says.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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