Tuesday, 21 March, 2023
TopicDroupadi Murmu

Topic: Droupadi Murmu

Didi’s aide, Suvendu’s rival, organisational man — Akhil Giri caught in row for Murmu remark

Trinamool minister mocked President while lashing out at Leader of Opposition in Nandigram. Giri has sought apology after his statement drew widespread condemnation.

‘Sorry, I regret,’ says TMC’s Akhil Giri after backlash over comments on President Murmu’s ‘look’

Several leaders from BJP as well as from TMC criticised Giri for his remarks. The BJP’s West Bengal unit even alleged that the Mamata Banerjee-led govt was ‘anti-tribal’.

Indian politics and media obsess over MPs and MLAs. Barely recognise 87,000 city councillors

Councillors must be seen as leaders of our cities who need systematic capacity building so that President Murmu and CM Shinde are not rare exceptions.

President Droupadi Murmu appoints Justice DY Chandrachud as 50th Chief Justice of India

Justice Chandrachud will take oath on 9 November, a day after incumbent CJI Justice Uday Umesh Lalit demits office on attaining the age of 65.

‘Restore India’s reputation as inclusive, secular’: Rushdie, 101 writers urge President Murmu

On the eve of India’s 76th Independence Day, writers including, Salman Rushdie, Jhumpa Lahiri, Amitav Ghosh, criticised the Modi govt over ‘threats to free expression’.

Lt Gen Daljit Singh appointed honorary surgeon to President Droupadi Murmu

He is currently serving as the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services and is the senior-most pediatrician and neonatologist with 38 years of service.

Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury apologises to President Murmu for his ‘rashtrapatni’ remark

In a letter to the President, Chowdhury said that he mistakenly used an incorrect word for her and it was a slip of tongue.

BJP seeks Congress apology as MP Adhir refers to President Droupadi Murmu as ‘rashtrapatni’

Ministers Smriti Irani & Nirmala Sitharamaman train guns at Congress president Sonia Gandhi for Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's 'sexist remark'. Both houses of Parliament adjourned over the outrage.

In pictures: Kovind bids goodbye to Rashtrapati Bhavan as Murmu takes over as 15th President

From Rashtrapati Bhavan, Murmu was accompanied by Ram Nath Kovind to Parliament House, where she was sworn in. She then returned to President's house after the swearing-in ceremony.

‘Power of our democracy,’ says President Droupadi Murmu on remarkable journey to Raisina Hill

Murmu, the first tribal and second woman President, said her elevation to the post is not only her own achievement but that of every poor person in the country.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.