Lance Naik Hanamanthappa was ''demonstration of exemplary courage and power'': President

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday condoled the demise of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who passed away at the Army`s Research and Referral Hospital here, and said that the Siachen survivor was a hero who demonstrated exemplary willpower and courage in the face of adversity.

Vice President Hamid Ansari condoles Hanumanthappa's death

 Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Thursday condoled the passing away of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad who died at a hospital here after battling for his life for two days.

Rajya Sabha Chairman appoints SC judge to probe sexual harassment charge

 The Rajya Sabha Chairman has appointed Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjan Gogoi as head of the panel probing sexual harassment charge against a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge following the retirement of Justice Vikramjit Sen from the apex court.

Terrorism, employment generation key focus of Governors' meet

Anti-terrorism strategy and employment generation will be key focus of discussions during two-day Governors' conference beginning on Tuesday to be presided by President Pranab Mukherjee and attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Vice President Ansari arrives in Thailand

Ansari will also have an audience with Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who is a scholar in Sanskrit.

VP Hamid Ansari concludes 3-day visit to Brunei, leaves for Thailand

Ansari will also have an audience with Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand.

Hamid Ansari visits historic mosque in Brunei

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday paid a visit to the historic Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque here in Brunei's capital.

'Nehruvian' thoughts more relevant now as India faces danger of fundamentalism: Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said that Nehruvian thoughts are more relevant in the country now, particularly in the backdrop of the dangers from religious superstition, obscurantism and fundamentalism.

Kerala becomes the first to achieve 100% literacy

Kerala becomes the first to achieve 100% literacy

Vice-President Hamid Ansari will on Wednesday officially declare Kerala as the country's first state to achieve cent percent primary education.

Intolerance of criticism arising out of irrational faith: Hamid Ansari

Amid the intolerance debate in the country, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday said there is "intolerance of criticism and questioning" resulting from irrational faiths and beliefs which are based on unscientific prejudices.

President, Vice President greet people on Milad-un-Nabi

President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Wednesday greeted people on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi.

Rajya Sabha mourns death of BSF men in aircrash, former member

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday mourned the death of 10 BSF personnel in a plane crash in South West Delhi yesterday.

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Will support SC/ST, Appropriation Bill in Parliament: Congress

Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari had called an all-party meeting on Friday over logjam in the Upper House leaving key bills in the limbo.

All-party meet: No consensus on GST

An all-party meeting convened by Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari on Friday failed to bring a consensus on the passage of the GST bill, but members of the Upper House decided to pass six other pending bills in the remaining period of three days of the Winter Session.

Arunachal Pradesh row rocks Rajya Sabha again

Proceedings of the Rajya Sabha was again disrupted by the opposition Congress on Thursday over the crisis in Arunachal Pradesh.

Congress disrupts Rajya Sabha for 4th day

Congress members trooped into the Well of the House shouting anti-government slogans like "Modi teri tanashahi nahi chalegi, nahi chalegi.

President Mukherjee, PM Modi remember BR Ambedkar on his 60th death anniversary

President Mukherjee, PM Modi remember BR Ambedkar on his 60th death anniversary

Mukherjee, Ansari and Modi offered floral tribute at the Dalit mascot's statue in Parliament House lawns.

Six Opposition ​Rajya Sabha MPs move breach of privilege notice against Jay Panda

Members from at least six opposition parties on Friday moved a notice alleging breach of privilege and contempt of Rajya Sabha against Lok Sabha MP of BJD, Baijayant Jay Panda for his write up calling for "reducing" the power of the Upper House.

Winter Session Day 1: Deceased members remembered in Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha on Thursday paid respect to sitting member Khekiho Zhimomi of Nagaland People's Front, who passed away in the morning.