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M Venkaiah Naidu


Winds of change: Venkaiah on high Rajya Sabha productivity

August 12, 2020 1:06 am

Naidu said analysis has shown that Rajya Sabha’s productivity was declining over the last 25 years. However, the overall productivity of the last eight sessions presided by him in the last three years has been 65.50 per cent, despite the intervening election year, he said.

An emotionally integrated India offers the best defence against both internal and external threats and challenges

August 11, 2020 12:15 pm

As we move closer to celebrate the 75 years of our independence, our motto should be — perform or perish. This applies to all individuals and institutions. Realise your strength, build on them and create a united, prosperous India.

Delhi Confidential: Helping Hand

August 07, 2020 1:58 am

Venkaiah Naidu family members have donated Rs 5 lakh for the construction of the Ram Temple.

Learning other languages can foster unity: Venkaiah Naidu

July 25, 2020 1:33 am

Calling language “more than a mere instrument of expression” Naidu said that “language is manifestation of culture and a system of values over a long period of time and it epitomises the personality types typical to respective cultures”.

Covid lockdown legitimate confinement, but Emergency was illegitimate: Venkaiah Naidu

June 25, 2020 9:07 pm

During that "illegitimate confinement" for a long period of 21 months, the citizens were deprived of all fundamental rights, including the Right to Life, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said.

Venkaiah Naidu, Om Birla discuss holding monsoon session, favour e-Parliament as option in the long run

June 01, 2020 7:39 pm

They noted that since there is no requirement of maintaining confidentiality of the proceedings of both the Houses, which are open to general public besides being telecast live, virtual Parliament is an option to be explored in the long run.

Delhi Confidential: On The House

May 14, 2020 1:47 am

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla met at Uparashtrapathi Niwas on Wednesday on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the first sittings of both Houses of Parliament on May 13, 1952.

Vice President condoles loss of lives in Vizag gas leak incident

May 07, 2020 1:50 pm

At least six people have died and nearly 100 are hospitalised after a gas leak at a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam in the early hours of Thursday.

Social distancing is antithetical to festivals, but it is the only way

April 27, 2020 11:47 am

Almost all religious institutions have now been closed and no religious congregations are being allowed, not only in India but in most of the affected countries around the world. We can win only if we act with wisdom, alacrity and a dispassionate understanding of the preventive actions.

India known for co-existence of all religions, says Vice-President

February 17, 2020 2:22 am

Addressing a global meeting of Rotary India at New Town, Naidu said, “This ethos should be nurtured and there should be no discrimination based on gender or differences between people.”


Gandhi Jayanti 2017: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to the Mahatma

October 02, 2017 1:18 pm

As India remembers Mahatama Gandhi on his birth anniversary, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid their tributes to the Father of the Nation at his Samadhi at Rajghat in New Delhi on Monday morning.

Venkaiah Naidu takes oath as 13th Vice-President of India

August 11, 2017 1:59 pm

Former NDA Minister Venkaiah Naidu is sworn-in as the 13th Vice-President of India at a ceremony in the Durbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi today.

Venkaiah Naidu is India's 13th Vice-President: A look at his journey through photographs

August 11, 2017 1:25 pm

Venkaiah Naidu's political stint began at a time when the BJP was still a young party. He has held the Information and Broadcasting, Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs portfolios during his tenure as a Union minister in the NDA regime. He was sworn-in as the Vice-President of India on Friday, August 11, 2017.

Monsoon Session: What all happened in first 3 days

July 19, 2017 4:01 pm

BSP Supremo Mayawati filed her resignation on the same day as BJP leader M Wenkaiah Naidu filed his nomination papers as NDA's candidate for Vice-Presidential elections, here is look at the second day of Monsoon session.

PM Narendra Modi hosts 'Diwali Milan' for journalists

November 28, 2015 4:42 pm

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday hosted a lunch meet 'Diwali Milan' for the media fraternity in New Delhi. BJP chief Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley and Nitin Gadkari were present.

Sushma Swaraj, M Venkaiah Naidu, Uma Bharti assume office

May 28, 2014 4:29 pm

Several new ministers in the Narendra Modi government on May 28 took charge of their ministries.


Budget Session: Naidu says ready to discuss all issues

February 22, 2016 2:50 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Briefing the media after the all-party meet, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said today's meeting helped to build consensus to make parliament function smoothly. He added that some people wanted to discuss governor's issue, agriculture crisis, Jat reservation whereas some people suggested the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be the top priority. He cleared the air by saying that they are ready to discuss all the burning issues.

Govt. to prepone Budget Session if Congress supports GST: Naidu

January 17, 2016 12:00 pm

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that he suggested Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan of advancing the Budget Session if the Congress supports Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. He added that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had earlier discussed three conditions put by the Congress regarding GST with the party leaders.