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President, Vice-President And Other Political Leaders Condole Death Of Sitaram Yechury's Son

Apr 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Sitaram Yechury, the General Secretary of CPI (M)'s 35-year-old son, Ashish, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.

Before Covid Pandemics Of Religiosity And Strident Nationalism Affected Society: Hamid Ansari

Nov 21, 2020 PTI

Former vice president Hamid Ansari says against religiosity and strident nationalism, patriotism is a more positive concept.


New Education Policy Pushes India To Be Global Knowledge Superpower: Venkaiah Naidu

Policy can bring a paradigm shift in the entire education system, says Vice-President

'Democracy Cannot Survive Without a Free and Fearless Press', Says VP Venkaiah Naidu

Nov 16, 2020 PTI

Avoid sensationalism, keep opinion separate from news, and focus on development reporting, says Naidu in a virtual message on National Press Day.


One Who Calls For Discipline Branded As Autocrat, Says PM Modi

The situation in the country is such that it has become easy to call discipline undemocratic, said the PM.

08 July, 2018

PM's Remarks At My Farewell Considered Departure From Accepted Practice: Hamid Ansari

Outlook Web Bureau

The former vice-president made these remarks and other observations about Indian democracy in his new book “Dare I Question? Reflections on Contemporary Challenges”.


24 April, 2018

Venkaiah Naidu Defends Decision To Reject CJI Impeachment, Says It Was 'Timely', Not A 'Hasty' One

Outlook Web Bureau

He said his decision was in strict conformity with the provisions of the Constitution and the Judges Inquiry Act of 1968.


23 April, 2018

Congress To Move Supreme Court After Venkaiah Naidu Rejects Impeachment Notice Against CJI

Outlook Web Bureau

Kapil Sibal told reporters that Naidu's order jeopardised the country's legal system and said the government was not keen to see a probe into the case.


23 April, 2018

Impeachment Notice Against CJI Rightly Rejected By Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu: Fali Nariman

Outlook Web Bureau

Nariman said Naidu, the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, was the only statutory authority to take the decision on the notice.


21 December, 2017

'Covfefe' Moment For Vice President Venkaiah Naidu: Twitter Users Decipher What 'M' Means

Outlook Web Bureau

The official handle of the Vice President of India tweeted 'M', possibly inadvertently, capturing the imagination of twitter users, nevertheless.


28 November, 2017

Google Can Never Replace Guru, Says Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Outlook Web Bureau

"Google can never replace Guru. A guru gives not mere academics, but gives insight also," Vice President Naidu said.


26 November, 2017

Any Erosion In Secular Functioning Of State Is Detrimental To Objectives Of Constitution: Former VP Hamid Ansari

Outlook Web Bureau

"No effort at seeking socio–economic equality between citizens is possible unless the state, as the implementing agency, is secular in letter and spirit and acts to implement the provisions of Articles 14, 15 and 16 of the Constitution,"


19 August, 2017

When ‘Who’ Said Is Given Importance Than ‘What’ Has Been Said

Aakar Patel

'I was disturbed and saddened by the words of Modi, who mocked Ansari on his last day in office.'


11 August, 2017

11 August, 2017

Venkaiah Naidu Takes Oath As 13th Vice President Of India

Outlook Web Bureau

Naidu,68, had defeated former West Bengal Governor and Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi.


11 August, 2017

Now, You Are Free To Speak According To Your Core Thinking: PM Modi To Hamid Ansari

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi's comments come a day after the outgoing vice-president said Muslims were feeling insecure.



10 August, 2017

Ansari Looking For 'Political Shelter': BJP Slams Outgoing VP's 'Insecurity Among Muslims' Comment

Outlook Web Bureau

'Nobody expects such "petty comments" from a person holding such a high post.'


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An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

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BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

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A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

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Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

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A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

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Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu