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Pakistan national, who crossed border in 2017 to meet Shah Rukh Khan, released by India

On being released by the authorities, he said that it was his dream to visit India and meet Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

Dec 26, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

Government data shows select schemes not reaching Muslims: Hamid Ansari

Former vice president Hamid Ansari on Thursday said certain government schemes were not reaching certain minority communities, based on government data.

Jul 12, 2018, 18:40 PM IST

Hamid Ansari's wife alleges rat poison was mixed in water cooler of madrassa run by her

Salma Ansari has alleged that two unknown people tried to mix rat poison in the drinking water cooler of the madrassa run by her.

Sep 18, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Hamid Ansari maintained delicate balance in Rajya Sabha: PM Modi

The prime minister said the various decisions that Ansari took as the chairman of the Rajya Sabha have something concrete to offer.

Aug 11, 2017, 00:09 AM IST

Mob lynchings reflect erosion of values, govt's inability to rein in offenders: Hamid Ansari

Outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari spoke on a number of issues during his parting interview to Rajya Sabha TV.

Aug 10, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

Sense of insecurity among Muslims in India, says Hamid Ansari

In an interview with Rajya Sabha TV, Vice-President of India Hamid Ansari said that Muslims in India feel restless and insecure.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Rajya Sabha a creation of Constitution that portrays Indian diversity: Hamid Ansari in his farewell address

The PM said that Ansari was leaving behind "great memories" and his "contributions have been important".

Aug 10, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Sense of insecurity among Muslims; triple talaq a social aberration not religious requirement: Hamid Ansari

Hamid Ansari said that he had flagged the issue of intolerance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers.

Aug 10, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

Tolerance has to become an essential national virtue: Hamid Ansari

Tolerance has to become an essential national virtue to promote harmony transcending sectional diversities, Vice-President M Hamid Ansari on Sunday said.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

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

All you need to know about India's outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari

As the curtain draws on the second term of incumbent Hamid Ansari, the nation is gearing up to welcome the succeeding Vice President.

Aug 05, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

Vice-Presidential election: Voting ends, total poll percentage 98.21%

Voting for Vice Presidential Election has ended with a total poll percentage of 98.21%.

Aug 05, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Vice-Presidential poll 2017: Here's list of former vice-presidents of India

The election to decide India's 15th vice-president will be held on Saturday, August 5. 

Aug 05, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Opposition protests in Rajya Sabha over 'abduction' of Congress Gujarat MLA

When the House met at noon, Chairman Hamid Ansari adjourned the proceedings, first briefly for 15 minutes and then till 1430 hours.

Jul 28, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

Mixed response among parties to Mayawati's resignation from Rajya Sabha

"BSP supremo Mayawati is unable to digest the results of 2014 Lok Sabha elections and 2017 UP Assembly elections. People of UP have grossly rejected partisan and communal politics. They are looking forward to progress and development of the state," UP BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi said.

Jul 20, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

Mayawati presents handwritten resignation, Hamid Ansari accepts note

The Rajya Sabha chairman on Thursday accepted the resignation of BSP supremo Mayawati. 

Jul 20, 2017, 13:54 PM IST

Vice-presidential election 2017: Gopalkrishna Gandhi to be Opposition's candidate; all you need to know about him

Opposition parties on Tuesday unanimously decided to pick former West Bengal governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi as its candidate for the post of vice-president. According to the reports, Gandhi was the only name, discussed when 18 Opposition parties met today to decide on their candidate for the vice-presidential poll. 

Jul 11, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

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

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

EC issues notice to file nominations for vice presidential polls

The Election Commission on Tuesday issued a notification to file nominations for the upcoming vice presidential election slated to held on August 6.

Jul 04, 2017, 15:24 PM IST