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M Venkaiah Naidu


Second wave is a national challenge that requires all Indians to come together

May 07, 2021 9:01 am

It is natural for each one of us to become emotionally upset when our friends and relatives suffer or pass away. But, then, let us not be gripped by fear and anger, be swamped by images that breed pessimism and frustration.

Punjab and Haryana High Court directs Panjab University VC to conduct senate elections within 2 months

April 02, 2021 12:47 am

Judge Fateh Deep Singh began the judgement with the quote of Charles Caleb Colton, "Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough, to be trusted with unlimited power."

Budget Session ends as Parliament adjourned, 2 weeks ahead of schedule

March 26, 2021 6:31 am

The session, which started on January 29, was scheduled to go on till April 8.

Bill to give more power to Delhi L-G introduced in Rajya Sabha, to be discussed today

March 24, 2021 6:52 am

“It is a Bill to steal the powers of an elected government and destroy democracy,” Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said as the Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha, a day after it was passed by Lok Sabha.

Don't do or say anything that damages India's image: Venkaiah Naidu to RS members

March 13, 2021 5:23 pm

Speaking at the inauguration of a two-day orientation programme for new members of the Upper House, Naidu stressed that "discuss, debate and decide" is the mantra of democracy and that members should not resort to disruption.

Offenders who flee abroad should be repatriated immediately: Venkaiah Naidu

March 06, 2021 1:52 am

Addressing the business community in Surat, during a programme organised by Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) at the convention hall in Sarsana, Naidu asked them to identify such “black sheep” and added that he does not want to name any person.

Explained: How India came to have live telecast of Parliament proceedings

March 03, 2021 9:08 am

Lok Sabha TV is the older of the two — it started operating on July 24, 2006. The channel’s vision, according to its website, is to reach the "live proceedings of the Parliament House…to every household”.

Primary education in mother tongue can boost child's self-esteem and creativity: Venkaiah Naidu

February 22, 2021 8:58 am

Referring to multiple studies, Naidu said teaching through the mother tongue in the initial stages of education can boost a child's self-esteem and enhance his or her creativity

'Soul of life': VP Venkaiah Naidu urges MPs to promote mother tongue

February 20, 2021 4:30 pm

Naidu said the mother tongue is the first window of an infant to the world and there is enough evidence suggesting that strong literary skills in the first language spoken at home significantly help in improving academic performance and even facilitate learning a second language.

Delhi Confidential: Matter of Principle

February 12, 2021 2:34 am

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is known for wordplay. On Thursday, it was the turn of “principle”.


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.