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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.

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

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.

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

Dec 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

Police Commemoration Day: PM Modi, VP Naidu Pay Tribute To Officers Who Sacrificed Lives For Country

The day is observed to pay homage to 10 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel who were killed while retaliating a Chinese onslaught in 1959 in Ladakh's Hot Springs area.

22 April, 2021

President, Vice-President And Other Political Leaders Condole Death Of Sitaram Yechury's Son

Outlook Web Bureau

Sitaram Yechury, the General Secretary of CPI (M)'s 35-year-old son, Ashish, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.

21 November, 2020

Before Covid Pandemics Of Religiosity And Strident Nationalism Affected Society: Hamid Ansari


Former vice president Hamid Ansari says against religiosity and strident nationalism, patriotism is a more positive concept.

17 November, 2020

New Education Policy Pushes India To Be Global Knowledge Superpower: Venkaiah Naidu


Policy can bring a paradigm shift in the entire education system, says Vice-President

16 November, 2020

'Democracy Cannot Survive Without a Free and Fearless Press', Says VP Venkaiah Naidu


Avoid sensationalism, keep opinion separate from news, and focus on development reporting, says Naidu in a virtual message on National Press Day.

02 September, 2018

One Who Calls For Discipline Branded As Autocrat, Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

The situation in the country is such that it has become easy to call discipline undemocratic, said the PM.

08 July, 2018

PM's Remarks At My Farewell Considered Departure From Accepted Practice: Hamid Ansari

Outlook Web Bureau

The former vice-president made these remarks and other observations about Indian democracy in his new book “Dare I Question? Reflections on Contemporary Challenges”.


24 April, 2018

Venkaiah Naidu Defends Decision To Reject CJI Impeachment, Says It Was 'Timely', Not A 'Hasty' One

Outlook Web Bureau

He said his decision was in strict conformity with the provisions of the Constitution and the Judges Inquiry Act of 1968.

23 April, 2018

Congress To Move Supreme Court After Venkaiah Naidu Rejects Impeachment Notice Against CJI

Outlook Web Bureau

Kapil Sibal told reporters that Naidu's order jeopardised the country's legal system and said the government was not keen to see a probe into the case.

23 April, 2018

Impeachment Notice Against CJI Rightly Rejected By Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu: Fali Nariman

Outlook Web Bureau

Nariman said Naidu, the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, was the only statutory authority to take the decision on the notice.

21 December, 2017

'Covfefe' Moment For Vice President Venkaiah Naidu: Twitter Users Decipher What 'M' Means

Outlook Web Bureau

The official handle of the Vice President of India tweeted 'M', possibly inadvertently, capturing the imagination of twitter users, nevertheless.

28 November, 2017

Google Can Never Replace Guru, Says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Outlook Web Bureau

"Google can never replace Guru. A guru gives not mere academics, but gives insight also," Vice President Naidu said.

26 November, 2017

Any Erosion In Secular Functioning Of State Is Detrimental To Objectives Of Constitution: Former VP Hamid Ansari

Outlook Web Bureau

"No effort at seeking socio–economic equality between citizens is possible unless the state, as the implementing agency, is secular in letter and spirit and acts to implement the provisions of Articles 14, 15 and 16 of the Constitution,"


19 August, 2017

When ‘Who’ Said Is Given Importance Than ‘What’ Has Been Said

Aakar Patel

'I was disturbed and saddened by the words of Modi, who mocked Ansari on his last day in office.'

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.

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

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