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ECI Announces Election Schedule For Vice President Post

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on June 29, announced the election schedule for the Vice President of India, which is on August 6.  The official notification to decide the successor of VP Venkaiah Naidu will be issued on July 5. Furthermore, the last date to file nominations is on July 19, whereas scrutiny and withdrawal is on July 20 and 22, respectively. Results will be announced on August 6.

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 06:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu, ECI, schedule, parliament

M Venkaiah Naidu

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M Venkaiah Naidu Urges MPs To Follow New Seating Arrangements Amid COVID-19

M Venkaiah Naidu, the Chairman of Rajya Sabha released new seating arrangements for MPs, on January 31. With the beginning of the Union Budget session, Naidu urged  MPs of all the parties to follow the new seating, which has been in place due to ongoing COVID-19 third wave. Since 2020, the Parliament adapted new distance seating arrangements, which was avoided in the Monsoon session, held recently. 

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 05:16 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: parliament, M Venkaiah Naidu, Budget session, Union Government Rajya Sabha, Political Parties

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at airport

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VP Venkaiah Naidu Arrives Kerala On 5-Day Visit

Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu, started his five-day journey to Kerala and Lakshadweep, on December 31. He arrived at Kochi airport and was welcomed by Kochi City Police Commissioner Nagarjuna, Ernakulam District Collector Jafar Malik, and others. Furthermore, he'll visit Lakshadweep on the same day and return to Kochi, on January 2, to attend various events. Venkaiah Naidu will leave Kochi on January 4 to Nagpur.  

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 05:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: M Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, Lakshadweep Islands, Kerala, Kerala Government

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Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Condemns Terrorist Attack On Police: Srinagar

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on December 13, condemned the terrorist attack on a police bus in Srinagar, killing two policemen and leaving 12 injured. "My deepest condolences to bereaved families and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured," tweeted Vice President. Reportedly, the terrorist fired upon the police vehicle near Zewan in Pantha Chowk. PM Narendra Modi has sought details on the terror attack, reported ANI.   

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 11:12 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu, jammu kashmir, Terrorists attack, Zewan

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Jose K Mani

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Jose K Mani Takes Oath As Rajya Sabha Member: Kerala

Jose K Mani of the Kerala Congress was elected to the Upper House in a bypoll. Furthermore, he took the oath in English as a member of the Rajya Sabha on December 1. He signed the member's register, and further greeted Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and other leaders present there. However, Jose K Mani's tenure in the Upper House will end in 2024. 

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 07:48 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Jose K Mani, rajya sabha, M Venkaiah Naidu, Congress Party, Kerala

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu.

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Rajya Sabha Chairman Refuses To Reconsider Suspension Of 12 MPs

The Chairman Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu on November 30 rejected to reconsider the suspension of 12 Members of Parliament (MPs) of opposition parties. He said, "I am not considering the appeal of leaders of the opposition." Twelve MPs of Congress, Shiv Sena, Trinamool Congress, CPI (M), and CPI were suspended over their ''unruly and violent behavior'' on August 11 during the monsoon session.

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 03:42 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu, rajya sabha, 12 MPs Suspended

Twitter Naidu

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Twitter's 'Blue Badge' Removed From Vice Prez Venkaiah Naidu's Account

Micro-blogging platform Twitter has removed the 'blue badge' from the personal Twitter account of Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu. Reportedly, the badge, showing the authenticity and prominence of a person, has been removed for being inactive over six months. However, the official handle of the Vice-President of India post still holds the blue badge. Notably, Twitter's blue badge certifies that the account has been verified and belongs to a… read-more

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 10:00 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: M Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President, Blue Badge, Twitter

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Senior Congress Leader Mallikarjun Kharge

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Mallikarjun Kharge Likely To Become Leader Of Opposition In Rajya Sabha

As Ghulam Nabi Azad's Rajya Sabha decades-spanning tenure officially ends on February 15, veteran Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge may become the Upper House's new Leader of Opposition. Endorsing the appointment, the Congress party has formally written to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu in this regard. Mallikarjun Kharge is an accomplished Dalit leader from Karnataka who commanded and guided the Congress in the Lok Sabha from 2014 to… read-more

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 - 01:11 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Ghulam Nabi Azad, rajya sabha, Opposition leader, Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress Party, M Venkaiah Naidu

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Opposition leaders demanding discussion over farm laws in Rajya Sabha.

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Opposition Leaders Walk Out Of RS Over Denial Of Farm Law Discussion

Opposition parties including Congress, TMC, DMK and RJD walked out from the Rajya Sabha on February 2 after Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu rejected their demand for discussion over farm laws. Naidu rejected the demands saying the issue can be raised on February 3 during the discussion on 'Motion of Thanks' to the President's Address. He said, "No one is stopping you from discussing the issue tomorrow [February 3]."

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 12:30 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: rajya sabha, INC, DMK, RJD, TMC, M Venkaiah Naidu, Farm Laws

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Vice President

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Vice President Appeals To Withdraw Gender Bias From STEM related Professions

India's Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu on January 5 has appealed for equalizing racial difference in STEM-related jobs i.e. in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths-related professions. He stated that India creates the world's highest numbers of STEM graduates women i.e. 40%, but the employment rate is quite poor at 14% which requires improvement. "Due to the government's effort, the number of girl students at the IIT rose from 8% in… read-more

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 08:13 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu, STEM, IIT

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