Thursday, February 2, 2023

Droupadi Murmu

Singapore Prez Halimah Yacob congratulates Murmu

Singapore President Halimah Yacob has congratulated her new Indian counterpart Droupadi Murmu on her “resounding victory” and said her country remains committed to working closely with India to enhance the bilateral strategic partnership.President Halimah wrote a congratulatory letter dated...

India commemorates Kargil Vijay Diwas

President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday led the nation in paying tributes to the armed forces personnel who fought valiantly in extremely harsh conditions to defend the country’s territory during the Kargil conflict.On July 26,...

Murmu takes over as India’s 15th president

Her election is proof the poor can dream and fulfil them too, India’s 15th president and its first tribal head of state Droupadi Murmu said after taking oath of office on Monday, a landmark day that melded tradition with...

World leaders congratulate India’s new President Murmu

Several world leaders, including presidents of China, Russia, Sri Lanka and Nepal, have congratulated India’s new president Droupadi Murmu who assumed office on Monday and expressed their desire to work with her to enhance their respective nations’ multifaceted ties...

Murmu to take oath as President today followed by 21 gun salute

President-elect Droupadi Murmu will take oath of office of the highest constitutional post of the country on Monday followed by a 21 gun salute.The Union Home Ministry said the ceremony will be held at the central hall of Parliament...

Prez Kovind delivers farewell message to nation

Mother nature is in deep agony and the climate crisis can endanger the very future of this planet, outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind said in his farewell address to the nation on Sunday as he appealed to all to...

Murmu’s win a reply to those paying lip service

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday termed Droupadi Murmu’s election as India’s President a “historic event”, and said her victory was a reply to those who only talk about empowerment of tribals, but divide communities.He said empowerment of...

Epoch in history that needs to be scripted: Culture min on Murmu’s win

Droupadi Murmu being elected as India’s first tribal president is a “new epoch” in the history that needs to be “scripted in golden letters”, Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy said on Friday.On Thursday, the former Jharkhand governor and...

Himanta claims 15-16 Assam Cong MLAs voted for Murmu

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday claimed that of the 22 opposition MLAs of the state, who voted for NDA nominee Droupadi Murmu in the presidential election defying their party line, 15-16 are from the Congress. Altogether...

BJP Nagaland celebrates Droupadi Murmu’s victory

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nagaland state unit organised a special programme at Mhacha-ki here to celebrate the victory of NDA candidate Droupadi Murmu in the Presidential election, when she scripted history by becoming India’s first tribal president.Speaking at the...