Articles about Venkaiah Naidu
03 Apr 2021
Learn from tribal communities to keep COVID-19 at bay: Naidu
The tribal population in Odisha was largely untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic and their unique customary practices and traditions have helped them keep the infection at bay, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday while citing a study.
29 Jan 2021
Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address
As many as 17 Opposition parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both Houses of Parliament, indicating that the Budget Session will be replete with confrontations.
12 Jan 2021
Indians would prefer local travel in post-pandemic phase: Venkaiah Naidu
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the country's tourism sector will get a boost in the post-pandemic phase as most of the Indians would prefer to "travel local."
22 Nov 2020
Sustainable pricing model could've avoided more COVID-19 deaths: Parliamentary panel
A Parliamentary panel on Saturday observed that many COVID-19 deaths in India could have been averted by a sustainable pricing model.
06 Oct 2020
Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala tests positive for COVID-19
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
01 Oct 2020
First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today
The first of the two VVIP custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, will arrive on Thursday.
29 Sep 2020
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19. The 71-year-old had been found positive for the novel coronavirus during a routine test for the viral disease.
28 Sep 2020
"Offensive, hurtful": SPB's son refutes rumors about his medical bills
SP Charan, singer-actor and son of legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, has refuted the rumors being circulated about his father's hospital bills, terming them as, "offensive and hurtful."
27 Sep 2020
What happened inside Rajya Sabha last Sunday? Footage reveals details
The conduct of the government, opposition, and Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh inside the Rajya Sabha last Sunday garnered much attention.
22 Sep 2020
Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture
Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.
21 Sep 2020
Rajya Sabha ruckus continues, suspended MPs stage 'dharna'
After a stormy session yesterday, the Rajya Sabha witnessed pandemonium again today after eight MPs, who were suspended for their unruly behavior, refused to leave the House.
21 Sep 2020
Eight Rajya Sabha MPs suspended; resolution against Deputy Chairman junked
After trying to stall the passage of two out of the three Agriculture Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the opposition moved an unprecedented resolution, seeking the removal of Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh.
19 Sep 2020
As coronavirus cases rise, Monsoon Session could be cut short
The Monsoon Session, being held in the shadow of coronavirus, may be cut short as there's a palpable fear about a rise in infections.
17 Sep 2020
Army can't be stopped from patrolling: Rajnath on Indo-China tensions
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed the Rajya Sabha on the pertaining border dispute with China, declaring that no global power can prohibit Indian troops from patrolling in the traditional areas.
01 Sep 2020
Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full military honors
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who breathed his last on Monday at the age of 84, weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, was cremated at New Delhi's Lodhi Crematorium with full military honors.
16 Aug 2020
Modi pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on death anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death anniversary.
06 Aug 2020
Ayodhya's Ram Temple ceremony viewed widely across the world
The live telecast of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, which took place on Wednesday, was reportedly viewed widely across the world.
02 Jan 2020
It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA
Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan got the state Assembly to back his stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). This week, the legislators passed a resolution blocking the Act's implementation in the state.
23 Dec 2019
Down with fever: Bachchan to skip National Film Awards ceremony
Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday revealed that he will not be able to attend the National Film Awards ceremony in Delhi on Monday (December 23). He said he is down with fever and is not allowed to travel.
20 Nov 2019
Sanjay Raut slams change in Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha seating
Shiv Sena MP and spokesperson Sanjay Raut has claimed that the party's seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha has been changed to "suppress their voice."
19 Nov 2019
Venkaiah Naidu orders review of Rajya Sabha marshals' military-style uniform
On Tuesday, Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu ordered a review of the new uniform for marshals in the Upper House.
14 Nov 2019
Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to be the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations next year, and the latter has graciously accepted the same.
25 Sep 2019
Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled
Amitabh Bachchan, who was "selected unanimously" for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, took to Twitter to express that he feels "deeply grateful and most humbled" for this honor.
17 Sep 2019
#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness
On his 69th birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received wishes from his fans and critics alike.
12 Sep 2019
By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building
By the time we celebrate our 75th Independence Day in 2022, India may have a new Parliament or a refurbished one, at least.
11 Aug 2019
No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the abrogation of Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir, will eradicate terrorism in Kashmir and lead to the development of the region.
10 Aug 2019
Article 370 revoked: National Conference approaches SC, calls move 'illegal'
National Conference has approached the Supreme Court challenging the Centre's decision of revoking Article 370 as well as dividing Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories.
09 Aug 2019
Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?
Pranab Mukherjee, one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor on Thursday, by President Ram Nath Kovind.
05 Aug 2019
Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370
In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.
30 May 2019
Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
14 Apr 2019
Modi holds rally in Kathua, slams Amarinder Singh, dynasty politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua on Sunday and criticized tall leaders like Captain Amarinder Singh (Congress), Mehbooba Mufti (PDP) and Omar Abdullah (National Conference).
14 Mar 2019
Kartarpur corridor: India, Pakistan hold first meeting; release joint statement
Amid bitter relations between India and Pakistan, officials from both the countries met on the Indian side of Attari-Wagah border on Thursday to discuss modalities for setting up the Kartarpur corridor.
09 Mar 2019
VP Naidu meets Costa Rica President, discusses issues including terrorism
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has met President of Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado Quesada and held "fruitful" discussions on a range of issues, including cross border terrorism, and new areas of collaboration that hold potential to boost the bilateral ties.
20 Feb 2019
Andhra: Naidu lays foundation stone for Renigunta airport runway expansion
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for the extension of Renigunta airport runway in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, today.
30 Dec 2018
Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan to only allow 500 pilgrims per day
After agreeing to open the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims looking to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, the Pakistan government, reportedly, is mulling imposing certain conditions.
25 Dec 2018
Vajpayee's memorial, Sadaiv Atal, inaugurated on his 94th birth anniversary
Sadaiv Atal, a memorial of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation today on his 94th birth anniversary.
17 Dec 2018
RS adjourned for the day after ruckus over Rafale, Cauvery
The proceedings in Rajya Sabha were disrupted for the fifth consecutive day today over the Rafale jet deal and Cauvery issues, leading to adjournment of the House for the day.
28 Nov 2018
Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor
Pakistan PM Imran Khan has laid the foundation stone for the much-awaited corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Gurdaspur district.
26 Nov 2018
Chief Minister Amarinder flays Pakistan over terror attacks in Punjab
Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh today hit out at Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, blaming him for terror activities in the state and killings of Indian soldiers at the border.
03 Nov 2018
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Indian community in Zimbabwe
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, on his second leg of three-nation Africa visit, addressed the local Indian community in Zimbabwe today.