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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. He served as President of the Indian Institute of Public Administration, Chancellor of Panjab University, Delhi University, Pondicherry University and the President of the Indian Council of World Affairs in his capacity as Vice President.

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Venkaiah Naidu urges countrymen to show solidarity with COVID-19 warriors by lighting lamps tonight

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No place for quibbling over lockdown: Venkaiah Naidu


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COVID-19 response: President, Vice President hold discussions with governors, LGs and administrators of states and UTs

President of India Ram Nath Kovind along with Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday through video-conferencing held a meeting with all the governors, lieutenant Governors and..
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Rajya Sabha to be adjourned sine die in view of coronavirus: Venkaiah Naidu


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Manmohan seeks leave from Rajya Sabha citing ill health

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sought leave from Rajya Sabha citing ill health, which has been granted by the House. This was mentioned by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu in the House on Monday.
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Rajya Sabha: Venkaiah Naidu calls meeting of leaders to discuss session duration

Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has called a meeting of leaders of various parties on Monday to take a call on the continuation of the Budget Session in view of the coronavirus outbreak, sources..
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TMC MPs write to Venkaiah Naidu, Om Birla requesting to defer Parliament amid COVID-19 surge

Trinamool Congress MPs on Sunday wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu over the denial of the request to defer the working of Parliament as COVID-19 cases..
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Ranjan Gogoi takes Rajya Sabha oath amid ‘shame on you’ chant from opposition

As Gogoi’s name was called by chairman Venkaiah Naidu for the oath, MPs in the opposition benches started chanting slogans like “shame on you” with some trooping into the well or crowding the..
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M Venkaiah Naidu asks Rajya Sabha members to respect legal provisions


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Venkaiah Naidu slams attempts by some international agencies to 'interfere' in India's internal matters

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday decried attempts by certain international agencies and bodies to "interfere" in India's internal affairs and described their actions as "unwarranted".
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India is on the move and every stakeholder should contribute:Venkaiah Naidu


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A section of media ignoring coronavirus debate in RS not fair: Venkaiah Naidu

"I have to make an observation. The other day...the Minister for Health had made a detailed statement about the steps that are being taken, were taken or will be taken with regard to the spread of..
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95 out of 244 MPs on parliamentary committees absent from all meetings: Venkaiah Naidu

The two dozen department-related parliamentary standing committees, with 244 MPs from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, considered Demands for Grants of all the ministries during the three-week recess..
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It has become fashion for some countries to comment about India’s internal affairs, Venkaiah Naidu says


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Use of Indian languages can make governance people-centric: Venkaiah Naidu


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Vice-President Naidu visits Hunar Haat, interacts with artisans

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited the Hunar Haat at the Rajpath here on Thursday and interacted with the participating artisans and craftsmen from various parts of the country.
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Dissent welcome in democracy, not disintegration of India: Venkaiah Naidu


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India known for peaceful co-existence of all religions: Venkaiah Naidu


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VP Venkaiah Naidu, Sonia Gandhi congratulate Kejriwal on AAP's victory


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Whips issued for health of House: Venkaiah Naidu

Amid speculation surrounding the whip issued by the BJP in the House, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said it is for the health of the House as attendance is normally very less on the..
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Word from PM Narendra Modi's speech in Rajya Sabha expunged

In a rare move, a word from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Rajya Sabha was expunged from records. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu expunged the word used by Modi on Thursday during his..
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Venkaiah Naidu asks government to find solution to 'nuisance' of defections by lawmakers


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PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 72nd death anniversary

​​Kovind, Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and former prime minister Manmohan Singh offered floral tributes at Gandhi's memorial Rajghat where an interfaith prayer was held. Congress president..
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No scope for outside interference in India's internal matters: Venkaiah Naidu


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Venkaiah Naidu calls meeting of all Rajya Sabha floor leaders ahead of Budget Session

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has called all the floor leaders of the Upper house for a meeting at his residence on January 31, ahead of the budget session of the Parliament. The Union Budget..
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Honouring unsung heroes with Padma awards is in a way discovery of India: VP Venkaiah Naidu


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Prime Minister Modi wishes nation on 71st Republic Day

Earlier on Saturday, President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu greeted the nation. While Kovind invoked Mahatma Gandhi, Naidu reminded Indians of discharging Indians their..
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J&K's accession to India total, final and irrevocable: Venkaiah Naidu


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Making agriculture profitable need of the hour: Venkaiah Naidu


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Life stories of freedom fighters should be taught in schools, says Venkaiah Naidu


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Parliamentary panel starts work on legislative impact assessment

A parliamentary committee has started working on legislative impact assessment, days after Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu pitched for it, official sources said on Monday. Legislative impact..
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Time for the idea of simultaneous polls: Venkaiah Naidu


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VP Venkaiah Naidu pays homage to Pejavara Vishveshateertha, urges people to build casteless society


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Campuses must not become safe havens for politics of hate: VP

Days after the Jawaharlal Nehru University was rocked by violence, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said educational campuses must not become safe havens for the politics of hate and violence..
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Plaints against 19 MPs rejected over procedure; Venkaiah Naidu calls for awareness about Ethics panel rules


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Vice President Naidu, PM Modi extend new year greetings

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended new year greetings, hoping aspirations of everyone are fulfilled in 2020.
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There is need for constructive debate on CAA, NPR: VP Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said there was a need for an enlightened and constructive debate on issues such as Citizenship Amendment Act and National Population Register and stressed that..
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‘Enlightened debate’ needed on major issues: Venkaiah Naidu


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Venkaiah Naidu's Odisha visit cancelled due to inclement weather

Naidu had arrived at Raipur in Chhattisgarh from Delhi on Thursday. He was scheduled to take a chopper from Raipur to Bolangir on Friday morning to inaugurate a new LPG bottling plant of BPCL, the..
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Dissent is essence of democracy: Venkaiah Naidu


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Abrogation of Article 370 must be seen as redemption of J&K on path of progress: Venkaiah Naidu

" He said that the cross-border militancy has spoiled the prospects of an entire generation of bright local youth. "We cannot let this continue. It [Article 370] was a temporary provision that has long..
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One of India's neighbours deliberately wants to create trouble in country: VP Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said one of India's neighbours deliberately wants to create more trouble in the country, especially in Jammu and Kashmir. Interacting with 30 girl students..
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After 2018 row, President Kovind to avoid film awards event this year

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will give away the National Film Awards at a formal ceremony in the national capital on December 23. ​​Last year, President Ram Nath Kovind had presided over the..
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Parties should control 'unruly behaviour' of members in Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu


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'Violence is not the solution': Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on anti-Citizenship Act protests

Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act across several regions in India have taken a particularly violent turn.
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Ensure justice delivery without delays in rape cases: Venkaiah Naidu to judiciary


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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

The historic 250th session of the Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Friday after Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu summed it up as one marked by 'seriousness and brevity'.
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