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Venkaiah Naidu

Exercise freedom of expression with decency of language, discipline of words: Vice President Naidu

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The vice president was virtually addressing a gathering at the Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishvavidyalay in Maharashtra's Wardha district after unveiling the statue of B R Ambedkar and inaugurating Atal Bihari Vajpayee Bhavan and Chandrashekhar Azad hostel located in the varsity premises.

Community Service Must Be Made Compulsory For Students: Vice President

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Highlighting the contributions of visionary spiritual leaders like legendary social reformer Sree Narayana Guru and St Chavara in various fields, the Vice President also urged other states to take a cue from Kerala in the fields of education, social justice and women's empowerment.

India needs to cut down on Defence imports, give thrust to R&D, says Vice Prez

Naidu, while inaugurating the 70th anniversary celebrations of the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) near here, said to achieve "atma-nirbhartha", India needs to allow private collaboration, wherever it is possible, with stringent quality controls.

Opposition To Take Out March Over Suspension Of Rajya Sabha MPs

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Opposition parties on Tuesday decided to take out a protest march in support of their demand for revoking the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs and sacking of Union Minister Ajay Mishra whose son has been arrested in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

Parliament: Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Till 2pm Amid Opposition Protests

Parliament: The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned until 2pm on Monday, after the opposition parties continued their protests.

20 December, 2021

Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Till 2 PM

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Rajya Sabha proceedings on Monday were adjourned till 2 pm without transacting any business as opposition parties continued their protests on various issues including suspension of 12 MPs.

17 December, 2021

Naidu Urges Legislators To Ensure Gender-Sensitive Approach To TB Eradication

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Naidu noted that the high incidence of TB is found to have a positive correlation with poor air quality (outdoor and indoor), poor nutrition and lack of medical attention and care.

17 December, 2021

Parliament: Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned On Friday


Parliament: The chairman of the Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu urged the government and the opposition to arrive at a consensus over the issue of suspension of MPs.

17 December, 2021

Rajya Sabha Adjourned For The Day

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The proceedings of Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day soon after the laying of papers on Friday, with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu urging the government and opposition to arrive at a consensus over the issue of suspension of MPs.

16 December, 2021

RS adjourned for the day amid opposition uproar over suspension of MPs

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The house saw an adjournment till 2 pm within minutes of the start of the day's proceedings. It was later adjourned for the day shortly after 2 pm amid opposition protests and sloganeering in the well of the house.

16 December, 2021

Vijay Diwas 50th Anniversary: Parliament Lauds India’s Armed Forces


Vijay Diwas 50th anniversary marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which lead to the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan.

15 December, 2021

Vice President Launches Rahul Rawail's Book On Raj Kapoor On Showman's 97th Birth Anniversary

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In his filmmaking journey as an actor, director and producer, Naidu said Raj Kapoor had the knack for unearthing remarkable hidden talent.

07 December, 2021

Opposition Parties Sits In "Dharna" To Protest Against Suspension Of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs

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On Monday, the Rajya Sabha had witnessed multiple adjournments as the opposition parties including the Congress, the Left and the TMC, demanded the revocation of suspension of 12 of their colleagues.

17 November, 2021

Private Sector Participation Essential For Digital And Technological Transformation In The Country: VP

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said private sector participation is essential to bring about a digital and technological transformation in the country.

04 October, 2021

Bomb Recovered Near NPP Office In Shillong After Vice President’s Arrival In Meghalaya

Outlook Bureau

The proscribed Hynñiewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has claimed responsibility.

10 September, 2021

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: PM Modi, VP Venkaiah Naidu Share Festive Greetings

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Shri Ganesh ji is revered as an embodiment of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune in our country: Vice President

29 August, 2021

National Sports Day Message From Vice President Venkaiah Naidu: India Needs To Create Right Ecosystem


India is fortunate, Naidu said, to have the world's largest youth population apart from a vast pool of talented and aspirational sportspersons

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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