Articles about Hamid Ansari
20 Aug 2019
Manmohan Singh talks about intolerance, disturbing trends, and mob violence
Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday needled the intolerance debate by saying the country witnessed disturbing trends in the last few years.
07 Aug 2019
Ansari's homecoming to rescuing people: How Sushma Swaraj touched lives
She opened the doors of external affairs ministry for the common man, she showed how to use social media for solving citizens' woes, and she set an example for all.
21 Dec 2018
Woman, for whom Ansari went to Pakistan, testified for him
The woman, for whom Hamid Ansari, entered Pakistan illegally and was arrested there, testified for him in the court hoping to facilitate his release, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.
19 Dec 2018
Meri madam mahaan: Teary-eyed Hamid Ansari, mother meet Sushma Swaraj
The scenes in Delhi were emotional on Wednesday after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Hamid Ansari and his mother.
19 Nov 2018
Tributes paid to Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary
PM Narendra Modi and several other political leaders paid tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth-anniversary today.
14 Nov 2018
PM Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru's birth anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi today paid tributes to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th birth anniversary.
31 Oct 2018
Tributes pour in for Indira Gandhi on her 34th death-anniversary
The nation remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, former President Pranab Mukherjee, and several other leaders paying tributes to her.
14 Oct 2018
Ex-VP Hamid Ansari raises questions about 2002 Gujarat Riots
While releasing a book written by Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah, the man who had led the army response during the 2002 Gujarat riots, former Vice President Dr. Hamid Ansari raised questions about the civil administration and the police's failure to control the situation.
06 Aug 2018
AMU yet to take decision on removal of Jinnah's portrait
The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh is yet to take a decision on removing a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah from the office of its students' union, an issue that had triggered a controversy in May.
06 Jun 2018
Eminent Pakistani journalist known for dissent abducted, released hours later
Yet another Pakistani journalist, a vocal critic of Islamabad's military might, was abducted yesterday.
05 May 2018
National Awards controversy triggers row between President's office and I&B
Did the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) keep plans about the National Awards ceremony private, which eventually led to a mass boycott?
03 May 2018
Jinnah portrait row at AMU: Police allegedly cane students
Many students of Aligarh Muslim University staged a protest after police allegedly caned them for marching to lodge a complaint against Hindu group that sought removal of Mohammed Ali Jinnah's portrait from the varsity's campus.
01 Apr 2018
Modi-wave hits Rajya Sabha TV: Channel gives PM more air-time
It seems PM Modi's booming "Mitron" speeches have heralded the long-awaited "acche din" for Rajya Sabha TV.
28 Dec 2017
Day after truce with government, Rahul takes swipe at Modi
After Congress's consistent clamoring for PM Modi's apology disrupted the Parliament, FM Arun Jaitley placated them by saying that Modi didn't mean to question ex-PM Singh's commitment to India.
27 Dec 2017
Jaitley: Modi didn't question Manmohan Singh's commitment to India
Finance minister Arun Jaitley tried to pacify Congress with a half-apology claiming that PM Modi didn't mean to question former PM Manmohan Singh's loyalty to India.
12 Dec 2017
Gujarat polls: Manmohan Singh lambasts PM Modi, seeks his apology
The usually restrained Manmohan Singh condemned PM Narendra Modi for spreading "falsehoods" and "canards." Condemning him of setting a "dangerous precedent," Singh asked Modi to apologize.
11 Dec 2017
Gujarat polls: New controversy over Chidambaram's photo with Taliban leader
Before the second phase of Gujarat elections, Congress is facing a deluge of problems.
11 Dec 2017
Mani Shankar Aiyar's dinner attended by former army chief, ex-diplomats
The Gujarat elections' slugfest has veered in a different direction after Congress's Mani Shankar Aiyar called PM Narendra Modi a "neech" (low-life) person.
10 Dec 2017
Modi alleges "secret meeting" between Aiyar and Pakistan officials
Ahead of the second phase of polling in the Gujarat elections, PM Narendra Modi has upped the ante against the Congress.
21 Oct 2017
Zeenat Shahzadi, missing Pak journalist linked to Indian 'spy', found
A Pakistani journalist missing since two years has been safely recovered, officials confirmed yesterday.
02 Sep 2017
Karnataka: 80-min flights between Mysuru and Chennai from 15 Sep
As Karnataka's Mysuru gears up for Dussehra celebrations from 21-30 September, commercial flight operations from the city, suspended in Nov'15, are set to resume on 15 September.
10 Aug 2017
Sense of insecurity, unease creeping in among Muslims: Hamid Ansari
A day before the end of his term, Vice President Hamid Ansari emphasized that Muslims in the country are experiencing "a feeling of unease".
04 Aug 2017
A handy guide to the August 5 vice-presidential polls
The election to decide India's next vice president is set to be held tomorrow, two weeks after the presidential polls.
25 Jul 2017
Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th Indian president
Ram Nath Kovind has been sworn in as the 14th Indian president today at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi.
23 Jul 2017
Pranab Mukherjee thanks all Parliamentarians as he steps down
With Ram Nath Kovind set to take his post as the 14th President of India, today was Pranab Mukherjee's last day at office.
20 Jul 2017
Mayawati's resignation accepted by Rajya Sabha
The Rajya Sabha has accepted the resignation of BSP supremo Mayawati, who quit two days ago alleging she wasn't allowed to talk about atrocities on Dalits.
18 Jul 2017
BSP's Mayawati resigns from Rajya Sabha: What does this mean?
On July 18, BSP chief Mayawati resigned from the Rajya Sabha after complaining of not being allowed to speak on atrocities allegedly committed on Dalits in UP.
18 Jul 2017
Smriti Irani gets charge of I&B Ministry as Naidu resigns
Smriti Irani, Union Minister for Textiles, has been given charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after former incharge Venkaiah Naidu resigned.
17 Jul 2017
Minister Venkaiah Naidu is BJP's candidate For Vice President
Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has been named the vice presidential candidate of the ruling NDA party on Monday.
11 Jul 2017
Opposition picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi as vice-presidential candidate: Sources
According to PTI, the opposition has zeroed in on former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, as its vice-presidential candidate.
01 Jul 2017
GST: Modi launches 'Good and Simpler Tax' in historic ceremony
At midnight on July 1, PM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee pressed a ceremonial button to herald the Goods and Services Tax, shifting India towards a 'One Nation, One Tax' regime.
29 Jun 2017
Election for vice president on August 5
Elections for the post of vice president will be held on August 5, two weeks after the presidential polls, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi announced.
07 May 2017
Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life
Leila Seth, eminent jurist, India's first female Chief Justice of a High Court and mother of famous author Vikram Seth died from a cardiac arrest on Saturday night.
13 Dec 2016
15th anniversary of the Parliament attack
Today marks 15 years of the most audacious attack on the citadel of Indian democracy.