'Narasimha Rao's pro Hindu mindset led to Babri mosque demolition'

Releasing a book on late Prime Minister Narasimha Rao during whose tenure Babri mosque was demolished, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said while the good that Rao did to the country lives after him, the harm too lives on and continues to extract a heavy toll.

Yoga is science, not dogma: Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said yoga is "science, not dogma" and could complement health care approaches in developing countries, including India.

Ceremonial departure for President Pranab Mukherjee ahead of three-nation tour

Ceremonial departure for President Pranab Mukherjee ahead of three-nation tour

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday was accorded with a Ceremonial departure for his six-day three-nation tour to Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Namibia.

Do not shut windows, allow free flow of academic ideas: Pranab Mukherjee

Putting his weight behind "academic freedom", President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said windows for free flow of thoughts should not be shut and an atmosphere should be created where "cross-fertilisation" of ideas can take place.

Private providers in higher education have largely grown in a policy vacuum: Hamid Ansari

Private providers in higher education have largely grown in a policy vacuum: Hamid Ansari

The Vice President was addressing after releasing and presenting to President Pranab Mukherjee, the first copy of book titled 'The Education President'.

India, Tunisia sign 2 agreements in IT, handicrafts sectors

The MoUs  were signed after Vice President Hamid Ansari met Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid held one-on-one talks.

Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh are parts of 'Akhand Bharat'? Know the controversy

Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh are parts of 'Akhand Bharat'? Know the controversy

In a major gaffe by organisers of an event at the Mohammad V University in Moroccan capital Rabat, which Vice-President Hamid Ansari is scheduled to address on Wednesday, a hoarding shows a map of India that includes Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh as its parts.

India-Morocco Chamber of Commerce and Industry launched

India-Morocco Chamber of Commerce and Industry launched

The chamber was jointly launched by visiting Vice President Hamid Ansari and Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane at a function.

Hamid Ansari arrives in Morocco

Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived in Morocco on Tuesday on the first leg of his two-nation tour as part of efforts to build on diplomatic gains from the India-Africa Summit and lay platform for a future partnership.

Hamid Ansari's Morocco visit will boost strategic partnership with India: Larbi Reffouh

In an exclusive interview with Reema Sharma of Zee Media Group, Larbi Reffouh, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in India spoke on relationship between India-­Morocco economic relations, bilateral ties et al.

PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Jawaharlal Nehru on 52nd death anniversary

Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi on Friday paid tributes to the nation`s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 52nd death anniversary.

Nation remembers Pt Jawaharlal Nehru on his 52nd death anniversary

Nation remembers Pt Jawaharlal Nehru on his 52nd death anniversary

 As nation pays tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on his 52nd death anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday remembered the nation's first prime minister.

Hamid Ansari ticks off members for disrupting question hour

Hamid Ansari ticks off members for disrupting question hour

Amid ruckus again in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, House Chairman Mohammad Hamid Ansari ticked off members for creating a din that prevented others from asking questions during the allotted time.

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.