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.
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 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.
In his filmmaking journey as an actor, director and producer, Naidu said Raj Kapoor had the knack for unearthing remarkable hidden talent.
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.
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.
Former vice president Hamid Ansari says against religiosity and strident nationalism, patriotism is a more positive concept.
Policy can bring a paradigm shift in the entire education system, says Vice-President
Avoid sensationalism, keep opinion separate from news, and focus on development reporting, says Naidu in a virtual message on National Press Day.
The situation in the country is such that it has become easy to call discipline undemocratic, said the PM.
The former vice-president made these remarks and other observations about Indian democracy in his new book “Dare I Question? Reflections on Contemporary Challenges”.
He said his decision was in strict conformity with the provisions of the Constitution and the Judges Inquiry Act of 1968.
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.
Nariman said Naidu, the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, was the only statutory authority to take the decision on the notice.
The official handle of the Vice President of India tweeted 'M', possibly inadvertently, capturing the imagination of twitter users, nevertheless.
"Google can never replace Guru. A guru gives not mere academics, but gives insight also," Vice President Naidu said.
"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,"
'I was disturbed and saddened by the words of Modi, who mocked Ansari on his last day in office.'
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.