The chair passed strictures against the government for not inviting Vice President Hamid Ansari for the inauguration of a new annexe complex of Parliament.
Full text of Vice President Hamid Ansari's speech at the Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco, on the presumptions of Muslim cultural homogeneity.
Full text of Vice President Hamid Ansari's speech at the 16th Convocation of University of Jammu
Vice President Hamid Ansari's address at the first Ram Manohar Lohia memorial national lecture at Gwalior.
Vice President Hamid Ansari's speech at the Inauguration of the All India Majlis-E- Mushawarat Golden Jubilee.
That's how Khwaja Ahmad Abbas described himself. Who was he? Why was he what he was? What social and ideological impulses motivated him? Why is his vision of continuing relevance?
Instead of a narrow concept of a singular identity implied by the classical concept of citizenship, the need is to recognise and accommodate the existence of a plurality of social identities.
'Did we slacken in our quest for quality? Have we kept pace with the changing requirements, nationally and internationally?'
Hindsight would perhaps tell Mamata that her public snub to the PM, the FM, the VP and Congress President may actually have left the Congress with no option but to officially announce Mr Pranab Mukherjee's name
Mamata and Mulayam, by publicly proposing their presidential candidates, have confronted the Congress with two cruel alternatives both of which could cause it a loss of face
The Vice President's address at the Birth Centenary celebrations of Sachidananda Hiranand Vatsyayan ‘Agyeya’ (March 7, 1911 – April 4, 1987) PLUS documentaries and recitals
The Constitution maintains a delicate balance between the centre and the states, which is dynamic and evolving and it is confronted with many challenges in this period of great change
'In the past five General Elections the number of winning candidates who secured 50 percent or more of the valid votes polled has varied between 121 and 221; it was 121 in 2009'.
'The study of international affairs in our country is episodic, emotive and inadequate, propelled much too often by a propensity to conform rather than be driven by the logic of evidence'
'There is no reason why a democratic system like ours should not have a Standing Committee of Parliament on intelligence'
The civil servants have often enough succumbed to the temptation of tailoring professionally sound advice to subjective considerations. Is not dishonesty of the mind as dangerous as monetary or pecuniary dishonesty? This lack of intellectual and prof
The U.S. has been mauled by non-state actors in Iraq; its policies have given an impetus to terrorism; it has lost domestic support for its Iraq policy; its unpopularity levels are alarmingly high in Arab and Muslim countries...
Not just a 'bhadralok', he is also a man of firm and strong views and an impartiality of spirit, articulate and self deprecating, a warm and loyal friend. For once, one salutes those who had the discrimination to select him to uphold the honour of th
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.