Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu refers privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha

Venkaiah Naidu refers privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday referred a privilege notice served by BJP MP Bhupinder Yadav against Congress President Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Jan 06, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
Venkaiah Naidu urges Indian medical practitioners abroad to come back to India

Venkaiah Naidu urges Indian medical practitioners abroad to come back to India

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has urged the Centre and state governments to invest more in the healthcare sector and educate people to get health insurance.

Dec 31, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Parliament shouldn't be platform for scoring brownie points: Venkaiah Naidu

Parliament shouldn't be platform for scoring brownie points: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President on Saturday said parliament should not become a platform for scoring political brownie points.

Dec 31, 2017, 00:59 AM IST
Restrictions imposed by Pakistan on Kulbhushan Jadhav's family inhuman: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Restrictions imposed by Pakistan on Kulbhushan Jadhav's family inhuman: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

The meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and his mother and wife took place on December 25, 2017, in Pakistan.

Dec 27, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Yoga doesn't have narrow religious connotation: Venkaiah Naidu

Yoga doesn't have narrow religious connotation: Venkaiah Naidu

Yoga does not have a narrow religious connotation but with its holistic approach to well being, Vice President said on Sunday.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:32 AM IST
Freedom of expression 'not absolute', says Venkaiah Naidu

Freedom of expression 'not absolute', says Venkaiah Naidu

Freedom of expression was "not absolute", Vice President said on Thursday.

Dec 22, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar scores golden duck on debut in Rajya Sabha, not allowed to speak

Sachin Tendulkar scores golden duck on debut in Rajya Sabha, not allowed to speak

They didn't want to listen to Sachin speak.

Dec 21, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
Caste, community gaining in public life over character, capacity: Venkaiah Naidu

Caste, community gaining in public life over character, capacity: Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu, who gave away the 12th Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, also said that journalism is possible only in an environment of freedom of expression. 

Dec 20, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu anguished over absence of ministers

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu anguished over absence of ministers

Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday expressed displeasure at ministers not making it to the House in time for laying the papers listed against their names.

Dec 20, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh CM bats for reservation for women in state departments

Madhya Pradesh CM bats for reservation for women in state departments

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday pitched for reservation of women in various government departments of the state.

Dec 17, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Venkaiah Naidu brings changes in Rajya Sabha on Day 1 as Chairman

Venkaiah Naidu brings changes in Rajya Sabha on Day 1 as Chairman

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presided over the Rajya Sabha for the first time as the Chairman on Friday. On the first day itself, he brought minor changes in the conduct of the upper house of Parliament.

Dec 15, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
Don't say 'beg', we are a free nation: Venkaiah Naidu's suggestion to Rajya Sabha members

Don't say 'beg', we are a free nation: Venkaiah Naidu's suggestion to Rajya Sabha members

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu brought minor changes in the conduct of the Rajya Sabha on the first day on Friday after taking over as its Chairman, asking ministers and members not to use colonial terms while laying papers on the table.

Dec 15, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Parties must discuss need for minimum sittings of Parliament: Naidu

Parties must discuss need for minimum sittings of Parliament: Naidu

Vice President on Monday said political parties should sit together and discuss if the minimum number of sittings of Parliament needed to be fixed.

Dec 12, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Venkaiah Naidu hits out at national song row, says Vande Mataram is about praising the mother

Venkaiah Naidu hits out at national song row, says Vande Mataram is about praising the mother

The vice-president recalled that Sister Nivedita, a disciple of Swamananda, had opened a girls' school and tried to inculcate the nationalist spirit in the students by introducing "Vande Mataram" as a prayer song.

Dec 10, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
Meerut Mayor says no 'Vande Mataram' before board meetings, stokes controversy

Meerut Mayor says no 'Vande Mataram' before board meetings, stokes controversy

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on December 7 apparently questioned why there were objections to saying 'Vande Mataram', which meant salute to the motherland.

Dec 08, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
News at a glance: December 8, 2017

News at a glance: December 8, 2017

Dec 08, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
If not the mother, would you salute Afzal Guru? Asks Venkaiah Naidu

If not the mother, would you salute Afzal Guru? Asks Venkaiah Naidu

Afzal Guru was hanged for his role in the attack on Indian Parliament in December 2001.

Dec 08, 2017, 07:29 AM IST
Access to information makes democracy more participative: Vice President

Access to information makes democracy more participative: Vice President

Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said the access to credible information makes a democracy more "progressive, participatory and meaningful".

Dec 07, 2017, 00:43 AM IST
Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified as Rajya Sabha members

Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified as Rajya Sabha members

Rebel JDU MPs Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar were disqualified from the Rajya Sabha tonight, according to a communication from chairman of the House M Venkaiah Naidu.

Dec 05, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
VP Venkaiah Naidu launches scheme for differently abled people in Assam

VP Venkaiah Naidu launches scheme for differently abled people in Assam

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for an inclusive society with no discrimination against differently abled people.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:00 PM IST