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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pay tributes to Ambedkar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pay tributes to Ambedkar

New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to the architect of the Constitution, B R Ambedkar, on his death anniversary.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Unlike Modi I am human, thanks for pointing out mistake: Rahul to BJP

Unlike Modi I am human, thanks for pointing out mistake: Rahul to BJP

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday thanked the BJP for pointing out mistakes in his tweet question on Tuesday over inflation, saying that "unlike" Prime Minister Narendra Modi he was "human" and did make the odd mistake. He asked the BJP to "please do keep it coming".

Dec 06, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
Venkaiah Naidu speaks up on Padmavati row, says violent threats unacceptable in democracy

Venkaiah Naidu speaks up on Padmavati row, says violent threats unacceptable in democracy

Amid the Padmavati row, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said today that giving violent threats and announcing rewards for physical harm was not acceptable in a democracy.

Nov 25, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Hindi plays a big role in unifying India: Vice President

Hindi has played a historic role in the development of India's unity, integrity and linguistic goodwill and for the unification of the nation there is no element more powerful than the language spoken by most Indians, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu discharged from AIIMS after undergoing angioplasty

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu discharged from AIIMS after undergoing angioplasty

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, who underwent angioplasty at the AIIMS hospital here, was discharged today.

Oct 21, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

Watch: Venkaiah Naidu takes oath as India's Vice President

Watch the oath taking ceremony of Venkaiah Naidu as India's new Vice President. He is India's 13th Vice President. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to Naidu.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Lawmakers should function in constructive manner: M Venkaiah Naidu

Lawmakers should function in constructive manner: M Venkaiah Naidu

Chairman of Eenadu Group Ramoji Rao released the book in the presence of Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker K Sivaprasada Rao, his Telangana counterpart S Madhusudanachary and political analyst S Gurumurthy.

Aug 08, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
JD(U) welcomes Venkaiah Naidu as vice president, says it's an achievement for RS to see him at this post

JD(U) welcomes Venkaiah Naidu as vice president, says it's an achievement for RS to see him at this post

A day after Venkaiah Naidu was elected as the vice president of India, the Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) congratulated him on his overwhelming victory and asserted that it was an achievement for the Upper House to see the latter at this post.

Aug 06, 2017, 06:32 AM IST
Vice-President Election 2017: Parliament gears up for D-day tomorrow

Vice-President Election 2017: Parliament gears up for D-day tomorrow

The opposition has fielded Gopal Krishna Gandhi against Naidu.

 

Aug 04, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Vice-presidential poll: Venkaiah Naidu files nomination in presence of PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Vice-presidential poll: Venkaiah Naidu files nomination in presence of PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Senior BJP leader and NDA presidential candidate Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the vice-presidential election. 

Jul 18, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
NDA's Vice President  nominee Venkaiah Naidu resigns as Union minister

NDA's Vice President nominee Venkaiah Naidu resigns as Union minister

The BJP Parliamentary board, in a meeting on Monday, picked Naidu for contesting the poll for vice president, the post he is almost certain to occupy.

Jul 18, 2017, 00:37 AM IST
 Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's vice presidential candidate, to take on Opposition's Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Venkaiah Naidu is NDA's vice presidential candidate, to take on Opposition's Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Venkaiah Naidu is ruling NDA's candidate for Vice Presidential poll.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

Opposition meet on Tuesday to choose Vice President candidate

Congress and other major opposition parties will meet here on Tuesday to decide on their vice presidential candidate while the ruling BJP is expected to finalise its nominee by July 13.

Jul 10, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Vice presidential election 2017: BJP parliamentary board likely to meet today to decide its nominee

Vice presidential election 2017: BJP parliamentary board likely to meet today to decide its nominee

 The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to hold parliamentary board meeting on Sunday to discuss its nominee for the upcoming vice-presidential elections 2017, scheduled for August 5. If reports are to be believed, the meeting will be attended by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. 

Jul 09, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Vice President Mike Pence visits NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, gets an insider's look at America's multi-user spaceport

Vice President Mike Pence visits NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, gets an insider's look at America's multi-user spaceport

The Vice President started his visit at Shuttle Landing Facility, the former space shuttle landing strip now leased and operated by Space Florida. 

Jul 07, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Opposition parties to meet on July 11 to discuss Vice Presidential polls

Opposition parties to meet on July 11 to discuss Vice Presidential polls

The Election Commission, earlier on July 4, issued a notification to file nominations for the upcoming Vice-Presidential election, slated to be held on August 6.

 

Jul 06, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
Vice President Hamid Ansari greets nation on Easter

Vice President Hamid Ansari greets nation on Easter

Vice President Hamid Ansari has extended his greetings to the people on the auspicious occasion of Easter and hoped the festival brings peace and harmony the country.

Apr 16, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
NDA top guns to meet to formulate future strategy

NDA top guns to meet to formulate future strategy

A meeting of NDA's top leaders, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be held this evening as the ruling alliance puts up a show of strength ahead of elections to the post of the President and Vice President.

Apr 10, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
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.

Mar 25, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
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.

Feb 21, 2017, 10:59 AM IST