Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • President Kovind, PM Modi greet nation on Raksha Bandhan

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended his greetings to the nation on the eve of Raksha Bandhan. In a series of tweets as well, the President highlighted how Raksha Bandhan celebrates the sacred bond of commitment between sisters and brothers.

  • Is Lalu Prasad Yadav responsible for the break up of ‘Mahagathbandhan’?

    The Mahagathbandhan comprising of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal (United) and Congress in November 2015 decided to come together to stop the Modi juggernaut. The grand alliance against all odds and expectations won the mandate from the people of Bihar and bagged 178 seats out of 243 seats in the Bihar assembly. The recent development of Nitish Kumar breaking up the alliance and going with Bharatiya Janata Party to form the government comes as

  • RS: Jaitley intervenes in row over Kovind’s speech

    New Delhi : It appeared on Wednesday that the Opposition Congress party in the Upper House was running out of ideas and issues to raise on the floor of the House.

  • From Rajendra Prasad to Ram Nath Kovind: All the Indian Presidents

    On July 20, Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA candidate, was elected as the 14th President of India. The 71-year-old received an overwhelming majority of votes and defeated opposition’s candidate Meira Kumar (former Lok Sabha speaker). Ram Nath Kovind was candidate of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and won with a massive margin of 7 lakh votes over United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Meira Kumar.