Venkaiah Naidu

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It's unconstitutional: Kerala Governor dismisses Assembly's resolution against CAA

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.

Down with fever: Bachchan to skip National Film Awards ceremony

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.

Sanjay Raut slams change in Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha seating

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."

Venkaiah Naidu orders review of Rajya Sabha marshals' military-style uniform

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.

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

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.

Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled

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.

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

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.

By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building

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.

No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

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.

Article 370 revoked: National Conference approaches SC, calls move 'illegal'

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.

Pranab Da gets Bharat Ratna, Gandhis skip event. But why?

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.

Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370

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.

Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed

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.

Modi holds rally in Kathua, slams Amarinder Singh, dynasty politics

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).

Kartarpur corridor: India, Pakistan hold first meeting; release joint statement

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.

VP Naidu meets Costa Rica President, discusses issues including terrorism

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.

Andhra: Naidu lays foundation stone for Renigunta airport runway expansion

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.

Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan to only allow 500 pilgrims per day

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.

Vajpayee's memorial, Sadaiv Atal, inaugurated on his 94th birth anniversary

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.

RS adjourned for the day after ruckus over Rafale, Cauvery

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.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor

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.

Chief Minister Amarinder flays Pakistan over terror attacks in Punjab

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.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu meets Indian community in Zimbabwe

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.

Here's how our PM, President, Vice-President condoled Khurana's death

28 Oct 2018

Here's how our PM, President, Vice-President condoled Khurana's death

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among those who expressed grief on the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Madan Lal Khurana.

Vice President Naidu releases biography of late engineer Anumolu Ramakrishna

13 Oct 2018

Vice President Naidu releases biography of late engineer Anumolu Ramakrishna

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu yesterday released a biography of late Anumolu Ramakrishna, a pioneer in the application of innovative systems and construction techniques in the Indian construction sector.

Vice President Naidu meets ailing CM Parrikar at Delhi's AIIMS

30 Sep 2018

Vice President Naidu meets ailing CM Parrikar at Delhi's AIIMS

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday met ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar at Delhi's AIIMS to inquire about his health.

Vice President Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Deendayal Upadhyaya

25 Sep 2018

Vice President Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Deendayal Upadhyaya

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Bharatiya Jana Sangh co-founder Deendayal Upadhyaya on his 102nd birth anniversary and recalled his efforts to uplift the weaker sections of the society.

Naidu addresses Indians in Malta, hails contribution in bilateral ties

17 Sep 2018

Naidu addresses Indians in Malta, hails contribution in bilateral ties

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu yesterday interacted with the Indian diaspora in Malta and hailed their contribution in strengthening India's relations with the Southern European island country.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu invokes Nehru while addressing Serbian Parliament

16 Sep 2018

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu invokes Nehru while addressing Serbian Parliament

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu invoked India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in his address to the Serbian Parliament as he underlined the need to strengthen democratic policies by internalizing the concepts of freedom, dialogue, inclusion and the rule of law.

Naidu discusses bilateral cooperation in trade, defense with Serbian President

15 Sep 2018

Naidu discusses bilateral cooperation in trade, defense with Serbian President

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday met Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and held a fruitful discussion with him on strengthening cooperation in a number of areas, including trade, defense, and IT.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

13 Sep 2018

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

On Thursday, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed the Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind.

People trying to make the word Hindu 'untouchable': Venkaiah Naidu

10 Sep 2018

People trying to make the word Hindu 'untouchable': Venkaiah Naidu

Some people are trying to make the word Hindu "untouchable" and "intolerable", Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday as he stressed on the need for preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter "ill-informed" opinions and attitudes.

Entire world's economy is slowing down, India's is growing: Naidu

09 Sep 2018

Entire world's economy is slowing down, India's is growing: Naidu

India has made tremendous progress under PM Modi in last four years and the entire world is now looking towards the country, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu told a gathering of Telugu Americans in Chicago.

US: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to commemorate Vivekananda's Chicago speech

04 Sep 2018

US: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to commemorate Vivekananda's Chicago speech

In his first visit to the US as Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu will address people of Indian origin in Chicago at an event to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's speech at the Parliament of Religions in 1893.

Discipline is branded 'autocracy' these days, says PM Modi

02 Sep 2018

Discipline is branded 'autocracy' these days, says PM Modi

Praising Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's disciplinarian nature, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said these days discipline is branded as autocracy in the country.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical, is on life support system

16 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee critical, is on life support system

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted at AIIMS for the last nine weeks is critical, the premium medical institute said in a statement on Wednesday.

Modi's remark on Congress's Hariprasad deleted by Rajya Sabha chairman

10 Aug 2018

Modi's remark on Congress's Hariprasad deleted by Rajya Sabha chairman

In an embarrassment to the ruling NDA, Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged (deleted from records) PM Modi's remarks which he made on Thursday in the Upper House.

Triple Talaq Bill deferred in Rajya Sabha as "no unity"

10 Aug 2018

Triple Talaq Bill deferred in Rajya Sabha as "no unity"

The much-awaited triple talaq bill, which was expected to be taken up in the Rajya Sabha today, has been deferred.

DMK supremo Karunanidhi dies at 94

07 Aug 2018

DMK supremo Karunanidhi dies at 94

M Karunanidhi, DMK supremo, has succumbed to old-age related ailments after nearly 10 days in hospital. He was 94.

Karunanidhi "extremely critical, unstable": Chennai hospital

07 Aug 2018

Karunanidhi "extremely critical, unstable": Chennai hospital

Thousands of police personnel have been deployed in Chennai as DMK supremo Karunanidhi's followers continued gathering outside the Kauvery Hospital, which yesterday declared his health had declined.