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Need to defend universities as free spaces: Vice President M Hamid Ansari

Need to defend universities as free spaces: Vice President M Hamid Ansari

The freedom of our Universities has been challenged by "narrow considerations" and there is need to defend them as "free spaces" and as sources of renewal of liberal values, Vice President M Hamid Ansari said on Saturday.

India, Rwanda sign three agreements in innovation, aviation, visa requirement

India, Rwanda sign three agreements in innovation, aviation, visa requirement

India and Rwanda have signed three agreements during the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to boost bilateral relations that include establishment of an entrepreneurship developement centre in Kigali.

Dilip Vengsarkar steps down from Mumbai Cricket Association vice-president post

Dilip Vengsarkar steps down from Mumbai Cricket Association vice-president post

The decision of Vengsarkar to quit follows the resignation tendered by Sharad Powar as president of the MCA .

President and Vice President likely to get more than 300% salary hike - This is what they may receive

President and Vice President likely to get more than 300% salary hike - This is what they may receive

President and Vice-President of India may get over 300% salary hike!

Glitch puts Republican convention tweets on VP Biden account

How did videos from the Republican National Convention end up on one of Vice President Joe Biden's Twitter accounts

Arunachal crisis was outcome of Cong's internal feud: BJP

Under attack following the Supreme Court's order on Arunachal Pradesh, BJP on Wednesday sought to deflect the criticism saying the political crisis in the state was an outcome of Congress' internal fight and that it supported the new government only from outside.

Need secular unity to take on BJP: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has called on secular parties to unite to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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'.

Vice President Joe Biden to introduce Lady Gaga at Oscars!

Vice President Joe Biden to introduce Lady Gaga at Oscars!

US Vice President Joe Biden will attend the Academy Awards, where he will introduce Lady Gaga's performance of 'Til It Happens to You'.

JNU row: Anand Sharma attacked by AVBP students

In a brazen incident, Deputy Leader of Congress in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma on Saturday was allegedly attacked by ABVP activists in JNU campus. Sources said, he was attacked on ears with sharp object when he was returning with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi from JNU.

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.