Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin called on PM Narendra Modi and discussed state-specific development issues with him, on August 17. Furthermore, Stalin called on President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar and described the meeting, a courtesy visit, as satisfactory. He also took to Twitter and shared posts about the visit and meeting with PM Narendra Modi, and discussed key issues pertaining to Tamil Nadu's development.
Jagdeep Dhankhar, the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) nominee and former West Bengal governor, defeated joint Opposition candidate Margaret Alva in the 16th election and became India's 14th Vice-President on August 6. The counting of votes for the vice-presidential election began at 6 p.m. Utpal K Singh, general secretary of the Lok Sabha, stated that… read-more
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu asked schools to forge a strong moral character in children and instil the national values of oneness, harmony and universal brotherhood from a young age. On July 30, Naidu was speaking at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Hyderabad Public School. "Founding fathers envisioned an India that does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, caste, sex or even place of birth," said Naidu.
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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to announce its candidates for the upcoming Vice President elections. Notably, the BJP will hold a parliamentary board meeting, following which will announce the name. Chaired by PM Narendra Modi, the meeting will be attended by BJP National President JP Nadda and other senior leaders. Furthermore, the VP election's nomination will be on July 19, and the election on August 6.
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Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu extended congratulatory greetings to newly nominated Rajya Sabha members PT Usha, Ilaiyaraaja, Veerendra Heggade and, V Vijayendra Prasad on July 7. "Their rich experience in their respective fields will add immense value to the proceedings of the Upper House,"quoted Naidu. Notably, on July 6, the Central Government nominated four members from different fields for Rajya Sabha seats… read-more
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.
India's VP Venkaiah Naidu and his wife Usha Naidu visited Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, on April 15. The VP and his spouse were welcomed by Governor Anandiben Patel and Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya. Mr & Mrs. Naidu visited Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi temple and said, the reconstruction of Ram Temple will symbolize India's culture and will boost the economy and tourism sector, fulfilling the commitment of Ram Rajya to Hindus.
Sher Bahadur Deuba, the PM of Nepal is set to begin his India tour, from April 1. The three-day tour have been organised on the invitation of PM Narendra Modi. On March 28, MEA said, "PM of Nepal, accompanied by his spouse Arzu Deuba, will pay an official visit to India from 01-03 April 2022". During his official visit, Nepal PM will meet PM Modi, Vice President.
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.
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.
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