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Venkaiah Naidu

13th Vice President of India

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Venkaiah Naidu: 13th Vice President of India
Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu is an Indian politician and the current Vice President of India and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, in office since 11 August 2017. Previously, he served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting in the Modi Cabinet. A prominent leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, he also served as its national president from 2002 to 2004. Earlier, he was the Union Cabinet Minister for Rural Development in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. He took the oath as Vice-President of India and the Chairman of Rajya Sabha on 11 August 2017.

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PM Modi, Prez Kovind pay tribute to Abdul Kalam on his 89th birth anniversary [Video]

PM Modi, Prez Kovind pay tribute to Abdul Kalam on his 89th birth anniversary

Nation on Thursday remembered former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his 89th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Kalam and said his life journey gives strength to millions...

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VP Naidu tests positive of COVID-19 [Video]

VP Naidu tests positive of COVID-19

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tested positive for the novel coronavirus on September 29. He took to Twitter to inform the news of being tested positive. Venkaiah Naidu has been advised home-quarantine...

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Suspension of MPs has taken place on their conduct: Rajya Sabha Chairman [Video]

Suspension of MPs has taken place on their conduct: Rajya Sabha Chairman

Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu on September 23 said that suspension of the members has taken place due to their conduct. "I am not happy about the suspension of the members. The action..

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Rajya Sabha Dy Chairman brings morning tea for protesting MPs in Parliament premises [Video]

Rajya Sabha Dy Chairman brings morning tea for protesting MPs in Parliament premises

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh brought morning tea for the suspended MPs who are protesting in the Parliament premises against their suspension from the upper house. The MPs were..

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Suspended MPs stage protest in Parliament premises over their suspension [Video]

Suspended MPs stage protest in Parliament premises over their suspension

Opposition parties' MPs along with the suspended MPs staged protest in the Parliament premises on September 21. The protest was against the suspension of eight MPs by Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah..

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Chairman Venkaiah Naidu condemns 'unruly behaviour' of MPs in Rajya Sabha [Video]

Chairman Venkaiah Naidu condemns 'unruly behaviour' of MPs in Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu condemned the 'unruly behaviour' of the MPs in the Upper House on September 20 and called it 'unfortunate'. "It was a bad day for Rajya Sabha yesterday when some..

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Rajya Sabha ruckus: Derek O’Brien, Sanjay Singh & 6 others other MPs suspended [Video]

Rajya Sabha ruckus: Derek O’Brien, Sanjay Singh & 6 others other MPs suspended

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has suspended 8 MPs for unruly behaviour on Sunday during the passage of the far bills in the upper house. The Members of Parliament who have been suspended are..

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BS Yediyurappa meets Vice President Venkaiah Naidu [Video]

BS Yediyurappa meets Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa met Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi. Yediyurappa met Naidu on Sep 19 before returning to Bengaluru. While talking to media persons, BS Yediyurappa..

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Rajya Sabha Chairman, MPs pay tribute to Ashok Gasti [Video]

Rajya Sabha Chairman, MPs pay tribute to Ashok Gasti

The Member of Parliaments (MPs) paid tribute to Rajya Sabha MP Ashok Gasti on September 18. He passed away on September 17 due to coronavirus. Addressing in Rajya Sabha, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said,..

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Watch: Harivansh Singh re-elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha [Video]

Watch: Harivansh Singh re-elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Harivansh Singh had been chosen as the deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha on September 14. BJP Rajya Sabha MP JP Nadda moved the motion to elect NDA candidate Harivansh as the Deputy Chairman of the..

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NEP focuses on value-based education, says VP Naidu on Vinoba Bhave birth anniversary [Video]

NEP focuses on value-based education, says VP Naidu on Vinoba Bhave birth anniversary

The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu stated that National Education Policy (NEP) focuses on value based education like our teaching of ancient times. "All our teaching from ancient times laid great..

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President Kovind, PM Modi & several leaders pay last respects to Pranab Mukherjee [Video]

President Kovind, PM Modi & several leaders pay last respects to Pranab Mukherjee

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chiefs of the three defence services and several leaders paid their last respects to former president Pranab..

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‘Follow Covid guidelines’: President Kovind, PM Modi extend Onam greetings [Video]

‘Follow Covid guidelines’: President Kovind, PM Modi extend Onam greetings

As devotees celebrated Onam amid Covid-19, President Ram Nath Kovind extended greetings on the occasion. The President called the festival a ‘symbol of our rich cultural heritage and an expression of..

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Dussehra 2020: PM Modi, President Kovind, other political leaders greet nation on Vijayadashami

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APJ Abdul Kalam will always remain an inspiration to every Indian: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu


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Venkaiah Naidu condoles Delhi's Covid warrior Aarif Khan's demise

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday conveyed his condolences to the family members of ambulance driver Aarif Khan from Delhi, who passed away due to coronavirus on October 10, following months of..
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I am doing well, says Venkaiah Naidu a day after he tested positive for Covid-19


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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for Covid-19; in good health


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Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu tests COVID-19 positive, isolates self at home

The Vice President has been advised home quarantine. His wife Usha Naidu has tested negative and is in self-isolation.
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As RS clears bills amid opposition boycott, chairman Naidu defends action, expresses anguish at 'unpleasant turn of events'

Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said it is "extremely unpalatable" when bills are passed amid a boycott of proceedings by some sections of the House, but not taking up legislative..
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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die, 8 days ahead of scheduled

Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, eight days ahead of the scheduled end of the Monsoon session, amid concerns of spread of coronavirus among lawmakers. Earlier in the day, the House..
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M Venkaiah Naidu announces retirement of 11 Rajya Sabha members


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'My way or the highway' approach is unacceptable: Venkaiah Naidu on Opposition's boycott


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MPs suspended for their conduct; opposition should rethink, introspect, and return to House: Venkaiah Naidu

The suspension of the eight members of Parliament had to be carried out due to their conduct, said Rajya Sabha chairman M Venakaiah Naidu on Tuesday. The eight MPs from the Upper House were suspended..
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8 Rajya Sabha MPs suspended for a week for ‘unruly’ conduct

Eight opposition members of the Rajya Sabha were suspended for a week on Monday for "unruly behaviour" during passage of the two farm bills on Sunday, with Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu also rejecting the..
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Eight MPs suspended from Rajya Sabha over unruly behaviour

Condemning the MP's misbehaviour with Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh on Sunday, House Chairman Venkaiah Naidu said that it was a bad day.
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Venkaiah Naidu studying footage, unruly Rajya Sabha MPs may face strict action

Opposition MPs who have been charged with unruly behaviour and who heckled deputy chairman Harivansh during passage of the two farm related bills in Rajya Sabha on Sunday may face strict action as..
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Covid-19: Demand made in RS for using term physical distancing instead of social distancing

A demand was made in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday for using the term 'physical distancing' for fighting Covid-19 on the grounds that the use of the term 'social distancing' was promoting social stigma of..
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Plastic shields, MPs seated in galleries Parliament's new normal

The dispersal of MPs over both the chambers was succinctly summed up by Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu who noted that people who were never elected to Lok Sabha were sitting in the chamber and the..
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VP Venkaiah Naidu undergoes Covid-19 test ahead of monsoon session


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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu bats for value-based education

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday stressed on the need to impart value-based education for all-round development of children. He also called for moving beyond academics and making value-based..
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Day to thank teachers who prevented academic disruption amid pandemic: M Venkaiah Naidu


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Covid-19: Venkaiah Naidu holds discussions over health safety of MPs during Monsoon Session


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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu extends Onam greetings


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M Venkaiah Naidu for robust grievance redressal mechanism to resolve issues faced by elderly


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Naidu warns members against sharing info on parliamentary committee proceedings

Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has written to heads of parliamentary committees asking them to warn their members against sharing information about proceedings of the panel meetings before the..
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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu remembers Jaitley, describes him as multi-faceted personality

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday paid tributes to former Union minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley on his first death anniversary, describing him as a multi-faceted personality who served the..
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IMA Maharashtra writes to Venkaiah Naidu over alleged 'derogatory remarks' by Sanjay Raut on doctors, WHO


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COVID-19 forces Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha to consider options, Parliament monsoon session likely in September

After much brainstorming, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha are on their way to finalising the modalities to ensure that the monsoon session of Parliament, which has already got delayed, is held at the..
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In a first for Indian Parliament, chambers and galleries of both Houses to be used for Monsoon session

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu issued directions to ensure full preparedness for the monsoon session of Parliament by the third week of August, said the Rajya Sabha Secretariat on Sunday. This..
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PM Modi pays tributes to former PM Vajpayee on second death anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among several dignitaries who paid tributes to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death..
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President Kovind hosts 'At Home' reception on I-Day

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday hosted 'At Home' reception in the President House in the national capital on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister..
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Venkaiah Naidu lays foundation stone for housing complex for Rajya Sabha employees


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On Quit India anniversary, Venkaiah Naidu calls for 'Knit India' for a stronger, united nation


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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for reorienting agricultural priorities towards more nutrition-sensitive food


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Article 370 nullification India's internal matter, other countries should not interfere: Venkaiah Naidu


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Vice-President, PM greet people on Raksha Bandhan

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted people on Raksha Bandhan, saying the festival reaffirms the strong ties of love and affection that bind brothers and..
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Fight prejudice against Covid patients, says vice president

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday expressed anguish over instances of stigmatising of Covid-19 patients and denial of dignified last rites to people who succumb to the virus.
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CAG is an enabler of Babasaheb's vision: Venkaiah Naidu at statue unveiling event

"Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar was a multi-faceted genius and builder of modern India. The nation will be ever grateful to him for his stellar contribution in drafting the Constitution and for guiding the..
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45 newly-elected RS members take oath; Venkaiah Naidu urges them to uphold rules

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu urged 45 newly-elected members of the House who took oath on Wednesday not to fall prey to disruptions and to uphold rules and procedures while discharging their..
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RS Chairman, LS Speaker explore options to conduct monsoon session of Parliament

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla discussed on Monday the possibility of accommodating MPs in both the Houses during a session to ensure physical distancing among..
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Print media on frontline of Covid battle, says VP Venkaiah Naidu

Vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday praised the print media, saying it has been on the frontline of battling the novel coronavirus pandemic in the country. Referring to journalists as the fourth..
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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu asks people to promote Indian tradition of living, working together


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Vice President Naidu recalls SP Mookerjee's contribution on birth anniversary

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday remembered Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary, saying his love for the motherland will always remain an inspiration..
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Atmanirbhar Bharat call to help country capitalise on its inherent strengths: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu said it was quite appropriate that Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge' on Saturday as it would encourage Indian IT specialists to prepare apps..
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We should remain resolute while facing internal and external challenges: Venkaiah Naidu

In a veiled reference to the ongoing India-China border issue and the coronavirus pandemic, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that people should "remain resolute" in their response to..
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Venkaiah Naidu recalls role of 'Gurus' including veteran BJP leader LK Advani in moulding his life


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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pays tributes to Vivekananda on death anniversary


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Vice President Naidu condoles death of Sikh pilgrims in road accident in Pakistan

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday condoled the death of Sikh pilgrims in a road accident in Pakistan. At least 29 people, mostly Pakistani Sikh pilgrims, were killed when a mini-bus carrying..
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