Free Press Journal
  • President, Prime Minister condole Shashi Kapoor’s death

    New Delhi, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed condolences over death of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor. Kapoor died in a Mumbai hospital on Monday after a prolonged illness.

  • Constitution rests on 3 pillars – liberty, equality, fraternity: President Kovind

    New Delhi: On the Occasion of Inauguration of Constitution day Celebrations, President Ram Nath Kovind said that Indian Constitution rests on three pillars, namely – liberty, equality and fraternity. “Our Constitution rests on three principles or pillars – liberty, equality and fraternity. It is critical to keep their intricate and delicate balance in mind when exploring the relationship between the three branches of the state,” said President Kovind on National Law Day.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind’s air-hostess daughter gets ground role at Air India due to security reasons

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind’s daughter Swati, who was an air hostess with national carrier Air India, has been assigned ground duties because of security reasons, according to the airline’s spokesperson. 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 in

  • Ujjain: Collector receives award from President for schemes for elderly

    Ujjain: Collector Sanket Bhondve received an award from the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind for attempting to brighten the lives of thousands of elderly people of the district through various welfare programmes. The award titled ‘Integrated development of Ujjain zila panchayat and Nagada Municipality,’ was given at a ceremony held at Vigyan-Bhawan in New Delhi, on Monday. Minister of social justice and empowerment, Thawarchand Gehlot, zila panchayat president Mahesh Parmar and

  • President Ram Nath Kovind invites countrymen to visit Rashtrapati Bhavan; are you going?

    In a humble gesture, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has invite countrymen across the world to visit Rashtrapati Bhavan, saying his home belongs to every Indian. Kovind’s October 4 tweet extends an invitation to the President’s official home, located on Raisina Hill and says, “The next time you are in Delhi, I invite you to visit Rashtrapati Bhavan. It belongs to Indians all over the world #PresidentKovind.”

  • Gandhi Jayanti: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bhadur Shastri

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid floral tribute to ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary at Rajghat. The Prime Minister also took to Twitter and said, “(I pay tribute to Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti) I bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world.” President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and senior

  • President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates Shirdi airport, flags off first flight to Mumbai

    Shirdi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday inaugurated the newly-built airport at Shirdi in Ahmednagar district. Airport sources said the president’s aircraft touched down from New Delhi at the Shirdi airport at 10.30 am. Kovind dedicated the airport to the people and flagged off a flight to Mumbai.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind approves appointment of five Governors, one Lieutenant Governor

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday approved the appointment of five Governors and one Lieutenant Governor.  “The President has been pleased to appoint Admiral (Retd.) Devendra Kumar Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM, as the LG of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in place of Jagdish Mukhi with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office,” the President’s office said in an official statement.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind to begin his two-day Uttarakhand visit today

    New Delhi: President Ramnath Kovind will today begin his two-day visit to Uttarakhand starting to pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath besides worshipping the Ganga in Haridwar. It will be President Kovind’s first visit to the state after assuming office.

  • New Pak high commissioner submits credentials

    New Delhi : Sohail Mahmood, the new High Commissioner of Pakistan in India, on Tuesday submitted his credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind.

  • President gives nod to 6 key legislations since taking over

    New Delhi : In three weeks since he took over, President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to six key legislations, including the one that extends the jurisdiction of trial in cases of maritime claims, arrests and detentions of ships to various courts.