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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.