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.

Vice President to lead delegation to condole death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah

Vice President M Hamid Ansari is leading the Government of India delegation in Riyadh to convey condolences for the passing away of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah.

Iran gives ex-vice president 5-year prison term

Iran's supreme court has sentenced a former vice president to five years in prison and ordered him to pay a 10 billion rial (USD 300,000) fine, the country's official news agency said.

Vice President Ansari commends NCC for raising awareness on social ills

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari commended the National Cadet Corps (NCC) for its efforts to raise awareness on social ills, which have to be eradicated for the betterment of society.

President, Vice President greet nation on Christmas eve

President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday extended their wishes and greetings to fellow countrymen on the eve of Christmas.

China's Wang Yifu named ISSF vice president
China's Wang Yifu named ISSF vice president

China's national shooting team head coach Wang Yifu has been named vice president of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF).

Prez, VP, LS Speaker greet citizens for Ganesh Chaturthi

The President, Vice President and the Lok Sabha Speaker have greeted people for the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on Friday and sought Lord Ganesha's blessings to overcome obstacles in the path of development in India.