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Jagdeep Dhankhar: Vice President of India since 2022
Jagdeep Dhankhar is an Indian politician and lawyer, who is serving as the 14th and current vice president of India, since 11 August 2022. Prior to serving in this position, he served as the Governor of West Bengal. He also held office as the Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs under the Chandra Shekhar ministry in 1990. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He has also been a member of Janata Dal and Indian National Congress in the past. He is the first Vice President of India to have been born after India became a republic, hence the first Vice President of India to be born after that position was established.

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Parliamentarians pay Floral Tributes to Victims of 2001 Parliament Attack | Martyrs | Oneindia News [Video]

Parliamentarians pay Floral Tributes to Victims of 2001 Parliament Attack | Martyrs | Oneindia News

Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday led the nation in paying tributes to the security personnel and victims who lost their lives while..

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AAP MP Raghav Chadha’s speech welcoming VP Dhankar in Rajya Sabha | Oneindia News *News [Video]

AAP MP Raghav Chadha’s speech welcoming VP Dhankar in Rajya Sabha | Oneindia News *News

The youngest MP of Rajya Sabha AAP’s Raghav Chadha welcomed Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar, Watch his speech here. #RaghavChadha #JagdeepDhankar #Wintersession

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Ramdas Athawale recites poem for Vice President Dhankar in Parliament, Watch |Oneindia News *News [Video]

Ramdas Athawale recites poem for Vice President Dhankar in Parliament, Watch |Oneindia News *News

Rajya Sabha member Ramdas Athawalerecited a poem welcoming Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar in the upper house. #JagdeepDhankar #RamdasAthawale #Wintersession

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PM Modi welcomes VP Jagdeep Dhankar in Rajya Sabha, Watch | Oneindia News *News [Video]

PM Modi welcomes VP Jagdeep Dhankar in Rajya Sabha, Watch | Oneindia News *News

On the first day of Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar as the speaker of the upper house. #PMModi #JagdeepDhakar #Wintersession

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Congress slams Dhankhar’s ‘attack on judiciary’

Terming them as “warning to the Constitution loving citizens” and “extraordinary attack on the judiciary”, Congress on Thursday condemned vice president Jagdeep Dhankar’s remarks on the..
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Constitution, not parliament, supreme: P Chidambaram on V-P Dhankhar's remarks on judiciary

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday said Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar is "wrong" in stating that Parliament is supreme and his views should warn every Constitution-loving citizen..
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Jagdeep Dhankhar slams 'one-upmanship' from judicial platforms, says cannot have 'Ostrich-like' stance


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Keshvananda Bharati case judgment was a bad precedent, I don't subscribe to it: Jagdeep Dhankhar


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VP Dhankar, Congress in war of words over Sonia Gandhi's 'deligitimising judiciary' remark

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday defended his comments on UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's "delegitimise judiciary" remark, asserting that he would have "adjudicated his oath" and failed in his..
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Opposition urges Jagdeep Dhankhar to ensure scrutiny of Bills


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Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar officiates as Rajya Sabha chairman, winter session commences

Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar officiated as the chairman of the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday as the winter session of the Parliament commences. The winter session of Parliament which, started today, will..
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'Power of people undone': Vice-President Dhankhar slams SC for junking NJAC Act


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NE states pillars of India's Act East policy: Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankar


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Noida traffic updates: Detour route from 10 am to 2 pm on Noida-Greater Noida Expressway, know details

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel will participate in the UNESCO India Africa Hackathon event in Delhi today.
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India rising like a plateau where no section is left behind: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar

Dhankhar, who is in Doha for a two-day visit at the invitation of Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to attend the inauguration of the FIFA World Cup 2022, said that things have become easy..
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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar interacts with Indian community in Doha

"Hon'ble Vice President, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar interacted with members of the Indian Community in Doha, Qatar. Shri Dhankhar lauded the community members for their accomplishments in their respective..
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Congress slams its removal from Parliamentary panel chair

With Congress removed from the chair of yet another parliamentary committee, the party protested against the move with a sharp letter to Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar, arguing that it was..
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External affairs minister S Jaishankar discusses Ukraine conflict with Antony Blinken

Jaishankar is accompanying Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, who is leading the Indian delegation to the Asean-India Commemorative Summit and the 17th East Asia Summit here. “A good meeting with US..
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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar participates in 17th East Asia Summit in Cambodia


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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar attends Mahabharat-based cultural event in Cambodia

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar who is in Cambodia to participate in the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit and the 17th East Asia Summit attended a Mahabharat-based performance at an event in Phnom Penh..
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Prakash Javadekar appointed head of Rajya Sabha's ethics panel

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar reconstituted several committees and appointed their chairpersons.
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Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar pays obeisance at Golden Temple

Dhankhar, who also partook in the 'langar' (community kitchen), was accorded a warm welcome by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Harjinder Singh Dhami. Dhami had earlier told the..
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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar to host Rajya Sabha floor leaders for dinner

Though various party leaders have been calling on Dhankhar since he took over as Vice President, this would be his first formal interaction with floor leaders of Rajya Sabha. The dinner meet comes..
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President Droupadi Murmu, Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Gandhi's birth anniversary is observed globally as the International Day of Non-Violence, underlining his philosophy of non-violence to achieve social or political change. Several events are held in..
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Deendayal Upadhyay a humanist, exceptional visionary: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Dhankhar expresses gratitude to Mamata for abstaining in Vice President election

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has expressed his gratitude to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for her move to abstain from voting in the vice presidential election in August this year. The..
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Congress leader Sachin Pilot calls on Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Maldivian foreign minister arrives in India

"A warm welcome to @UN_PGA and Maldives Foreign Minister @abdulla_shahid on his arrival in New Delhi," external affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted. Shahid is set to meet Vice..
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PM Modi meets Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Former West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar sworn in as 14th Vice President of India

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar became the 14ht Vice President of India after the swearing-in ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan today.
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After Venkaiah Naidu's exit, Jagdeep Dhankhar set to take oath as 14th Vice President of India today

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar emerged victorious in the Vice Presidential elections 2022 held this month, defeating candidate Margaret Alva.
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Jagdeep Dhankhar meets outgoing VP Naidu


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EC issues 'Certification of Election' to next VP Jagdeep Dhankhar


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Vice-Presidential Elections 2022: Jagdeep Dhankhar secures 73% votes, highest in last 25 years

The record is held by KR Narayanan, who leads the list for having the highest victory margin by securing 700 of the 701 votes cast in 1992.
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'Battle for protecting constitution will continue': Margaret Alva's reaction after losing VP Polls to Jagdeep Dhankhar

The NDA candidate, Jagdeep Dhankhar, picked up a total of 528 votes, while Margaret Alva of the opposition received just 182.
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Jagdeep Dhankhar's village in Rajasthan erupts in joy

The 2,000 households at Kaithana village in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu erupted in a mass celebration as the son of the soil and NDA-backed candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected VP on Saturday.
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Modi, Shah hail 'kisan putra' Dhankhar's election

PM Narendra Modi hailed the election of Jagdeep Dhankhar as vice president as a proud moment for India to have a "kisan putra" in the high constitutional post at a time when the country is poised to..
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Jagdeep Dhankhar's victory margin highest in last six V-P polls

NDA nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Saturday elected as the 14th Vice-President of India, defeating joint opposition candidate Margaret Alva after securing 528 votes (72.8%) against his rival's tally..
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Advocate, cricket lover and former Governor: Meet Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's new Vice President

Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time from Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu in 1989 on a Janata Dal ticket.
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Jagdeep Dhankhar is India's new Vice President, defeats opposition's Margaret Alva

NDA candidate and former West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar comfortably won the vice-presidential election on Saturday with 528 votes, beating opposition-backed candidate Margaret Alva who got 182...
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Jagdeep Dhankhar vs Margaret Alva: What will be the Vice President's monthly salary?

NDA named Jagdeep Dhankar as vice presidential candidate whereas Margaret Alva was named as the candidate by opposition parties, led by INC.
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Polling to elect next Vice-President begins; PM Modi casts vote

Polling to elect the next Vice-President of India began at 10am, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi being among the first ones to cast vote. The polling will continue till 5pm, following which the..
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Jagdeep Dhankhar vs Margaret Alva: How does vice presidential election takes place?

Vice Presidential elections: Polling will be held from 10 am to 5 pm today, while the ballots will be counted immediately after that.
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Jagdeep Dhankhar set for comfortable win in vice-president poll

With numbers stacked in his favour, NDA nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar is set for a comfortable win against joint opposition candidate Margaret Alva as MPs of both Houses vote on Saturday to elect the next..
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TRS to support Margaret Alva in vice-presidential poll

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) will support opposition nominee Margaret Alva in the vice-presidential poll, party leader Keshav Rao said on Friday. Alva has been fielded by the opposition against..
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Vice Presidential Elections 2022: In Margaret Alva vs Jagdeep Dhankhar, know expected vote share

VP candidates Margaret Alva and Jagdeep Dhankhar will battle for the post on August 6, when Parliament members will cast their vote.
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Vice-President Election 2022: Know polling, result date, election process, other details

Jagdeep Dhankar and Margaret Alva are the two candidates running for the vice-presidential post.
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Mayawati announces support to NDA's vice presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Wednesday announced her party's support to NDA's vice presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar. Making the announcement on Twitter, she said, "Keeping in mind the..
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BSP supremo Mayawati announces her support for NDA's Jagdeep Dhankar in VP elections

The election for Vice President will take place on August 6.
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Margaret Alva vs Jagdeep Dhankhar: Know who is backing who in Vice Presidential elections 2022

The Vice Presidential elections 2022 are set to take place on August 6, and many of the parties have already declared which candidate they are backing
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NDA's VP pick Jagdeep Dhankar withdraws from Supreme Court's chamber allotment race

In a letter to the registrar concerned of the apex court, SCBA president Vikas Singh has said Dhankhar's name be excluded from the process.
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President Ram Nath Kovind accepts Jagdeep Dhankhar's resignation as West Bengal Governor

Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as the Governor of West Bengal in 2019.
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Former Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva to be opposition's vice-presidential candidate

The announcement came a day after the BJP-led NDA said West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will be its candidate.
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Jagdeep Dhankhar met Mamata Banerjee and Himanta Biswa Sarma in Darjeeling 3 days ago


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