Atmosphere of religious intolerance 'manufactured' by RSS, BJP, accuses Rahul Gandhi

Meanwhile, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar described the Congress's protest as a political stunt.

South China Sea: India not to counter-balance influence of China or any other nation, says Ansari

Interacting with media on board Air India One, Ansari, when asked whether India was looking for ways to counter-balance Beijing or any other country's influence in the area, said, "We are not in the business of counter-balancing with anyone, China or any other country. 

India, Indonesia set to formalise extradition treaty on Monday

Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Sunday said India and Indonesia would in all likelihood be exchanging letters to formalise a bilateral extradition treaty between the two countries, besides inking two other pacts - one on cultural exchange cooperation and the other on cooperation in the field of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy).

VP Hamid Ansari's remark on Muslim bias infuriates VHP, BJP

VP Hamid Ansari's remark on Muslim bias infuriates VHP, BJP

Vice President Hamid Ansari was on the receiving end of criticism heaped by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after his remarks suggested that the state must take correctional measures so as to improve the condition of Muslims who were being discriminated against.

Vice President greets nation ahead of Independence Day

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday greeted the people ahead of India`s Independence Day on Saturday and said the country should strive towards attaining social equality.

Myanmar's president not to run in general election: Ruling party

Myanmar President U Thein Sein and Vice President U Nyan Tun will not run in the general election scheduled for November 8, a top official of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (UDSP) said on Wednesday.

FIFA ex-VP Webb posts 11 luxury watches, 3 cars, wedding ring to secure $10 mn bond

FIFA ex-VP Webb posts 11 luxury watches, 3 cars, wedding ring to secure $10 mn bond

Former FIFA Vice President Jeffrey Webb no longer has time on his hands.

VP Ansari replies to RTI query on Yoga Day within two days

VP Ansari replies to RTI query on Yoga Day within two days

 In a record of sorts, the office of Vice President Hamid Ansari has responded within two days to an RTI application seeking to know the reason for his absence from Yoga Day celebrations held here last Sunday, saying he was not invited for the event.

Congress seeks PM's apology for Ram Madhav's tweets on Ansari

The Congress on Monday accused the ruling BJP of playing divisive politics and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s apology over his party leader Ram Madhav`s tweets about Vice-President Hamid Ansari.

Hamid Ansari not invited to yoga day, an insult or protocol? - Part II

With the grand and successful celebrations of the Yoga Day, India predominantly showed the world, that it holds the strength to conduct an international event.

Ansari exclusion from Yoga event part of protocol, says govt; Congress terms it 'divisive politics'

The controversy over BJP leader Ram Madhav 'targeting' Vice President Hamid Ansari for his absence at the Yoga Day celebrations here escalated on Monday with the Congress accusing the ruling party of playing "divisive" politics.

Rahul to sharpen attack on Modi govt at Congress CMs' meet

 Having repeatedly shown his aggressive side since his return from a 56-day sabbatical, Rahul Gandhi is likely to unleash a fresh assault on the Narendra Modi government at a conference of Congress Chief Minister here on Tuesday.

US Vice President Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancer

- Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, died on Saturday after battling brain cancer, the vice president said. He was 46.

Jack Warner arrested following FIFA World Cup bribe allegations

Jack Warner arrested following FIFA World Cup bribe allegations

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner was arrested in Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday, hours after US prosecutors claimed he accepted bribes during host selections for the 1998 and 2010 World Cups in France and South Africa.

President, Vice President greet nation on eve of Buddha Purnima

President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari have greeted the nation on the eve of Buddha Purnima, saying Lord Buddha's timeless messages of universal brotherhood and compassion continues to show the path towards alleviate human sufferings.

Ansari warns of implications of failure to provide education, employment

Ansari warns of implications of failure to provide education, employment

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday warned that "failure" to properly educate and provide "productive employment" to millions of Indians, especially youth, will have "serious economic and social implications" for the country.

Afghan intelligence agency says it foiled attempt to kill vice president

Afghanistan`s intelligence agency said on Saturday it had foiled an attempt to assassinate Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum in the northerly Jawzjan province.

LeBron James elected NBA players union VP

LeBron James elected NBA players union VP

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has been elected the first vice president of the NBA Players Association.

Saradha scam probe: Trinamool MPs meet Hamid Ansari

A delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs Friday met Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari over its Rajya Sabha members being "targeted" by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the multi-crore Saradha scam.