President Ram Nath Kovind

The meeting comes after the PM Modi had visited Leh earlier this week and addressed soldiers following the June 15 clashes in the higher reaches of that region with Chinese troops in which 20 army personnel sacrificed their lives for the nation.

The President said that the day is also known as Guru Purnima, which the Hindus and Jains celebrate as a "mark of reverence for their spiritual teachers".

PM Modi condoled Ved Marwah's demise stating that his unwavering courage always stood out during his career as an IPS officer.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and others were also present at the ceremony, where everyone was seen wearing face masks due to the coronavirus threat.

She said that she had heard about the postponement of hearing in the court but for the first time she has seen the postponement of the date of execution.

A Congress delegation, including interim President Sonia Gandhi met President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday and submitted a memorandum pertaining to series of violent incidents in North-East Delhi.

 President Ram Nath Kovind hailed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) as “historic law” in his joint address to Parliament,...

After the mercy petition was rejected, a Delhi court has issued a fresh death warrant against the four death-row convicts in the December 2012 gang-rape and murder case, for their execution at 6 am on February 1.

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The megastar was conferred with the highest honour of the film industry for his tireless outstanding contribution to the world of cinema. The prestigious award is named after the father of Indian cinema, Dhundiraj Govind Phalke. It was instituted in 1969.

Last seen onscreen in 'Badla', Bachchan is a recipient of four National Film Awards for his roles in 'Agneepath', 'Black', 'Paa' and 'Piku'. He made his acting debut in 1969 with 'Saat Hindustani'.