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Jagdeep Dhankhar: Vice President of India since 2022
Jagdeep Dhankhar is an Indian politician and lawyer. He has served as the Vice President of the Republic of India since 2022. He previously served as the Governor of West Bengal from 2019 to 2022. He also served as a Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in the Chandra Shekhar ministry from 1990 to 1991. He was a member of Lok Sabha from 1989 to 1991 and later a Member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from 1993 to 1998. He has also been affiliated with multiple political parties in India, including the Bharatiya Janata Party, Indian National Congress and Janata Dal.

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National Unity Day:PM Modi Administers Pledge, Leaders Pay Tribute| Remebering Sardar Patel|Oneindia [Video]

National Unity Day:PM Modi Administers Pledge, Leaders Pay Tribute| Remebering Sardar Patel|Oneindia

On the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, PM Modi administers the 'National Unity Day' pledge in Gujarat's Ekta Nagar. President Droupadi Murmu, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Vice..

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Comparing Mahatma Gandhi with anyone nothing short of sacrilege: Congress criticises Vice President Dhankhar's comments

Congress leader Manish Tewari criticizes Vice President Dhankhar for comparing Mahatma Gandhi to PM Modi, calling it sacrilege. Tewari praises Gandhi as the 'Mahapurush' who mobilized Indians against..
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Mahatma Gandhi 'Mahapurush', PM Modi 'Yugpurush': Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar; watch video

"Mahatma Gandhi freed us from the slavery of British through satyagraha and non-violence. India's successful Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken us to a path where we always wanted to be," Dhankhar..
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Live streaming has taken SC to hearts, homes of citizens: CJI

Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Justice DY Chandrachud Monday said efforts should be made to make justice accessible to all regardless of background and circumstances, and to make it a..
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Parliament not amenable to any intervention from executive, judiciary: VP Dhankhar

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar emphasized the centrality and inviolability of Parliament in a democracy, stating that its supremacy should not be influenced by the executive or judiciary. He..
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PM Modi, President Murmu, other leaders extend Diwali greetings, emphasize harmony and joy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Droupadi Murmu, and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar have extended warm Diwali wishes to the nation, emphasizing the festival's significance in promoting love,..
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Vice president Jagdeep Dhankar directs circulation, publication of reports on 3 new bills

Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar has directed the circulation and publication of three reports on proposed bills titled 'The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023', 'The Bharatiya..
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Malaysian foreign minister Kadir to visit India on foreign minister Jaishankar's invitation

Malaysian Foreign Minister Zambry Abdul Kadir will be on an official visit to India from November 6-7, during which he will also chair the India-Malaysia Joint Commission Meeting. Kadir is visiting..
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Those who leak question papers ruin hard work of students: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Indefinite suspension: SC asks AAP MP Raghav Chadha to tender unconditional apology to RS chairperson

The Supreme Court on Friday asked suspended AAP lawmaker Raghav Chadha to tender an unconditional apology to Rajya Sabha chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar on the select committee issue, and hoped that he..
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Women are backbone of Parliament, country's economic development: Dhankhar

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has stated that women are essential to the functioning of Parliament and the economic development of the country. He believes that their presence will help in the..
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Vice president Jagdeep Dhankar urges people to believe in judicial system instead of hitting streets when faced with legal issues

Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar urged people to have faith in the country's judicial system rather than resorting to protests when faced with legal issues. He praised the effectiveness of the judiciary..
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Andhra Pradesh's train mishap: Vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge condole loss of lives

Vice President of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar, expressed his condolences and prayed for the quick recovery of the injured following a train derailment in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district. Congress..
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Vice President Dhankhar hits out at Chidambaram for his remarks on women's reservation law

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar criticized Congress leader P Chidambaram for his remarks about women's reservation in legislatures, calling it shameful to turn people's ignorance into political equity...
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Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar signs Women's Reservation Bill, to be placed before President for her assent

The Constitution amendment bill was passed by the Lok Sabha with near unanimity and the Rajya Sabha with unanimity during a special session of Parliament earlier this month.
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Dhankhar gives Rajya Sabha all-women vice-chairs panel for a day


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Vice President Dhankar, PM Modi, Om Birla to lead Central Hall function tomorrow

Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will lead a function in the Central Hall of Parliament on Tuesday.
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Women will get proper representation in Parliament, state assemblies soon: VP Jagdeep Dhankhar

VP Dhankhar expressed confidence that the day is not far when women would get their due representation in Parliament and legislative assemblies through an amendment to the Constitution.
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AAP MP Raghav Chadha suspended from Rajya Sabha for violation of rules

AAP MP Raghav Chadha was on Friday suspended from Rajya Sabha for "gross violation of rules" after four MPs complained against him for naming them in a house panel without their consent.​Rajya Sabha..
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BJP trying suppress my voice: Raghav Chadha on breach of privilege complaints against him

In his first reaction after Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar referred complaints of four MPs, who accused Chadha of proposing their name for constitution of a select committee without their..
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Rajya Sabha chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar refers forgery complaints against AAP’s Raghav Chadha to privileges panel

The complaint against Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha witnessed a fresh development on Wednesday with Upper House chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar referring the complaints of at least four MPs against him to..
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TMC leader Derek O’Brien suspended from Rajya Sabha, then allowed to be back

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar announced the suspension of TMC leader Derek O’Brien only to let him come back as the House reconvened post adjournment at 12 noon. O’Brien was allowed to..
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'Didn't take sense of the House': Rajya Sabha Chairman Dhankhar says decision on suspension of TMC's Derek O’ Brien yet to be taken

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said that the decision on suspension of TMC member Derek O’ Brien from the upper house is still pending with him as he couldn't take the sense of the..
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RS Chairman Dhankhar accuses Derek O'Brien of indulging in 'theatrics' in House to gain publicity

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday accused TMC member Derek O'Brien of doing "theatrics" in the House to gain publicity during a heated debate on the Delhi services bill.Dhankhar's..
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VP Jagdeep Dhankhar expresses anguish over ‘sinister effort’ by some to ‘tarnish’ institutions

Vice-president of India and ex-officio chairperson of the Rajya Sabha Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday expressed anguish over the "sinister effort" by some to taint institutions in the country. He also came..
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Ministers Piyush Goyal, Pralhad Joshi meet Mallikarjun Kharge to break deadlock in Rajya Sabha

Leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, who is also the Congress president, on Thursday skipped a meeting called by chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar to ensure smooth functioning of the..
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Will be violating my oath if I impart directive for presence of PM: Rajya Sabha Chairman Dhankar

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday said that he would be “violating his oath” if he imparted any directive to the Prime Minister to be present in the House as it was the latter’s..
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Opposition MPs walkout from Rajya Sabha over Manipur issue

Opposition leaders on Wednesday walked out from the Rajya Sabha after the Chair did not admit their notices for suspension of the listed business and take up discussion on the Manipur issue. Soon after..
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Opposition mulls no-confidence motion against Dhankhar

Even as they await a discussion on their no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha, opposition parties are mobilising opinion to move a no-trust motion against Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar, alleging..
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Rajya Sabha initiates short-duration discussion on Manipur, opposition parties object; SC slams police over violence, laxity in probe: Top developments

Parliament continued to witness scenes of chaos on Monday as opposition parties once again pressed their demand for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver a statement on the worsening law and order..
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Jagdeep Dhankhar-Derek O'Brien war of words brings Rajya Sabha to abrupt halt


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Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after spat between chair, Derek O'Brien

Dhankhar adjourned proceedings after he was interrupted by the TMC leader over the issue of non-admission of notices given by opposition members under rule 267 to discuss the Manipur situation.
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Kapil Sibal retorts to VP Jagdeep Dhankhar, questions PM Modi over Manipur violence

Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal has retorted to vice-president Jagdeep Dhankhar’s recent observation that disturbance has been weaponised in the temples of democracy and questioned Prime..
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Mallikarjun Kharge alleges his mic switched off, VP Jagdeep Dhankar refutes allegation

Vice-president and Rajya Sabha chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday refuted the allegation of leader of opposition in the House Mallikarjun Kharge’s allegation that his microphone was switched..
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Nagaland’s first woman Rajya Sabha member presides over House, makes history

As the sound of “the ayes have it, the ayes have it” echoed, history was made on Tuesday as the first woman member in the Upper House from Nagaland, S Phangnon Konyak, presided over the proceedings..
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AAP MP Sanjay Singh suspended from Rajya Sabha, VP Dhankhar says no country can flourish without discipline

Hours after suspending AAP MP Sanjay Singh from the Rajya Sabha for the remaining part of the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament, vice-president Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said no country or system..
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Democracy cannot be disruption, says vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Disruption in Parliament antithetical to democracy: V-P Dhankhar in Jamia Millia Islamia University

Vice-president Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday reiterated that democracy is all about dialogue, discussion, deliberation and debate while labelling disruption and disturbance as antithetical to democratic..
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Mallikarjun Kharge’s humour even changes inclement weather, wishes V-P Jagdeep Dhankhar on Congress president’s birthday

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All-party meeting to be held today ahead of monsoon session of Parliament

A similar all-party meeting called on Tuesday by Rajya Sabha Chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar has been deferred due to non-availability of leaders of many parties.
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As foot soldiers, you will be brand ambassadors of India: V-P Dhankhar tells IFS trainees

Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday told the 2022 batch trainees of Indian Foreign Service (IFS) that as foot soldiers, they will be brand ambassadors of the country.
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Sinister forces out to tarnish India's democracy: Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Time to implement UCC without delay: VP Jagdeep Dhankar

Addressing the 25th convocation of IIT Guwahati vice President Dhankar stressed that Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) are 'fundamental in the governance of the country' and it's the duty of..
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‘We are forward-looking nation’: Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar slams Rahul Gandhi's‘rear view’ jibe


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Nepal PM PK Dahal Prachanda arrives on 4-day trip, border, energy issues on agenda

Prachanda (68), who is visiting India for the third time as Prime Minister, will also call on President Droupadi Murmu and Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar. For India too, one of the main focus areas..
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VP refers Sanjay Raut plaint to privileges panel

RS chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar Wednesday referred to the privileges committee a complaint against Sena MP Sanjay Raut for his purported comment referring to the Maharashtra legislature as "chor mandal".
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SC declines to entertain appeal against remarks by Vice President, law minister on judiciary, Collegium

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain an appeal challenging a Bombay High Court decision dismissing PIL against Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju for their..
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Vice President Dhankhar to attend coronation ceremony of King Charles III


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