Chairman Hamid Ansari asks TMC MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy to leave Rajya Sabha – Know why

Chairman Hamid Ansari asks TMC MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy to leave Rajya Sabha – Know why

The BJP had questioned the silence of the TMC and the CPI(M) over the VVIP chopper deal.

Congress gives notice for Rajya Sabha debate, resolution on Uttarakhand

Upping the ante on the Uttarakhand political crisis, Congress leaders have given notices to discuss the matter in Rajya Sabha suspending the question hour and adoption of a resolution condemning the imposition of President's Rule there.

LTC Scam: Hamid Ansari gives approval for prosecution of JD(U) MP Anil Sahani

LTC Scam: Hamid Ansari gives approval for prosecution of JD(U) MP Anil Sahani

In a first for the Rajya Sabha, house chairman Hamid Ansari has given his approval to CBI to prosecute JD(U) MP Anil Sahani for alleged corruption in LTC Scam.

Hamid Ansari calls for speedy trials, prompt justice

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday called on the legal fraternity to ensure speedy trials and quick justice to those seeking it and ensure that pendency of cases is brought down.

PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Babu Jagjivan Ram

Jagjivan Ram, known popularly as Babuji, was an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar.

Vijender Gupta in trouble for seeking abolition of Rajya Sabha

BJP MLA Vijender Gupta appears to be in trouble with Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel seeking an explanation from him following a communication from Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari to initiate necessary action against him for allegedly favouring "abolition" of the Upper House.

Quantity, quality and equality required to ensure Right to Education: Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Quantity, quality and equality required to ensure Right to Education: Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari on Monday said quantity, quality and equality are the three sides of the triangle required to ensure Right to Education.

Nominate more women till quota bill is passed: Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Nominate more women till quota bill is passed: Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Batting for early passage of the women's reservation bill, Vice-President Hamid Ansari today asked parties to voluntarily increase the nomination of women candidates in elections till the legislation is enacted.

Need to increase women representation as legislators: President Pranab

Need to increase women representation as legislators: President Pranab

Stating that there is a need to increase the representation of women as legislators, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that political parties must be committed to increase the number of women legislators in Parliament as well as State Assemblies.

President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate conference on women legislators' role

The conference will be addressed by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Rajya Sabha departs from practice, adjourns to respect PS Sangma

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari adjourned the House for the day soon after Question Hour.

Lucknow bench's new building to be inaugurated on March 19

The iconic new building of the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) will be inaugurated by Vice-President Hamid Ansari on March 19, an official said on Thursday.

Ansari convenes meeting of RS leaders ahead of Budget session

Apparently concerned over the virtual wash out of last two sessions, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has called a meeting of leaders of all parties in the Upper House on Saturday amid possibility of a tumultuous Budget session beginning February 23.

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.