Tag Archives: Ram Nath Kovind

Bengal Governor KN Tripathi gets additional charge of Bihar, Ram Nath Kovind reisgns

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has resigned from the gubernatorial post. The resignation follows his nomination as the ruling NDA’s presidential candidate. President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted the resignation of Kovind as the Governor of Bihar, a communique issued by ...

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Ram Nath Kovind’s RS focus: Dalit welfare, not so much Hindutva

On March 14, 1995, Kovind expressed concern over the telecast of eight to 10 films on DD’s national network, and asked if the government was aware that children were wasting most of their time watching films and serials. During his ...

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Blast from the past: When Ram Nath Kovind opposed reservations for Christians and Muslims

The received wisdom around newsrooms it that Amit Shah picked Ram Nath Govind since he is a largely non-controversial figure whose stellar work with minorities will stand him in good stead even among Opposition parties. However, if one has been ...

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Uddhav Thackeray says Sena won’t support Ram Nath Kovind if BJP is playing Dalit votebank politics

Mumbai: Virtually accusing the BJP of playing Dalit vote bank politics, the Shiv Sena on Monday said if the ally had put forth Ram Nath Kovind’s name merely to capture the community’s votes, it would not support him. “If they ...

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Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind’s selection as NDA candidate is to deepen the Hindutva agenda

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind’s name hardly rang a bell before he was declared as the NDA’s presidential candidate. In his political career, Kovind has always been an unassuming leader, who kowtowed to the Sangh Parivar’s ideological line. Coming from ...

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