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  India   Politics  05 Aug 2017

India, Politics, 05 Aug 2017

Oppn nominee Gopalkrishna congratulates Venkaiah on being elected as VP

He also thanked all the (Members of Parliament) MPs who voted for him and said the votes he has received are beyond his expectation.

05 Aug 2017 9:23 PM

Modi congratulates Venkaiah, says VP-elect will serve nation with dedication

The prime minister's message came immediately after Naidu, the ruling NDA's candidate, was declared winner in the vice presidential polls.

05 Aug 2017 9:16 PM

From pasting posters, Naidu travelled long way to being VP-elect

Venkaiah Naidu's remarkable career in politics has been more than four decades in the making.

05 Aug 2017 8:57 PM

Will uphold Constitution, standards set by predecessors: Vice Prez-elect Venkaiah

With Naidu's win, NDA now has reserved both the top constitutional positions - President and Vice President.

05 Aug 2017 7:05 PM

Voting for Vice Presidential poll ends, records 98.21 per cent; result soon

A total of 771 votes were cast out of 785 votes with a poll percentage of 98.21.

05 Aug 2017 5:34 PM


Haryana BJP state chief's son arrested for stalking IAS officer's daughter

A case was registered against Vikas and other youth under relevant sections of the IPC on the basis of the complaint.

05 Aug 2017 2:26 PM

Attack on Rahul Gandhi murderous act by BJP, RSS: Congress

Cong's Anand Sharma said that such attacks not only deserve serious condemnation, but also expose BJP's violent disposition.

05 Aug 2017 2:06 PM

Modi calls for dialogue to tackle terrorism, climate change

He stated this at the 2nd edition of 'Samvad- Global Initiative on Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness' being held in Yangon.

05 Aug 2017 1:00 PM

Vice Prez election: Over 95 per cent votes polled till 3 pm, result by today evening

Ruling NDA’s candidate M Venkaiah Naidu is tipped to be the next Vice President.

05 Aug 2017 10:37 AM

Rahul trying to gain sympathy over incident of stone-pelting: BJP

GVL Narasimha Rao said as a political party all act of violence are always condemned, but in this case, the allegations need to be checked.

05 Aug 2017 9:06 AM


RSS-BJP disturbed with upsurge of party: Cong on Rahul's convoy attack

Sharma said that the Congress is committed to the Gandhian values and principles and will always fight against violence.

05 Aug 2017 8:20 AM

16 NDA MPs cast invalid votes in dummy poll prior to VP elections

An upset BJP chief Amit Shah asked them to follow the correct voting procedure as described by senior leaders like Bhupender Yadav.

05 Aug 2017 7:50 AM

Rabri Devi not to be appointed Opposition leader in Bihar

Sushil Kumar Modi was the Leader of Opposition in the 75-member Upper House during Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance ministry.

05 Aug 2017 6:46 AM

Pakistan attempts to infiltrate on rise, says Arun Jaitley

Mr Jaitely said the government regularly reviews the threat perception to secure the borders and protect national interests.

05 Aug 2017 2:52 AM

Lok Sabha nod to set up of institute on petroleum

The minister added that the government is committed to provide affordable energy to the people of the country.

05 Aug 2017 2:52 AM


Lok Sabha adjourned amid din over allegations

The Lok Sabha was scheduled to discuss private members bills after 3.30 pm.

05 Aug 2017 2:51 AM

After losing 3 MLCs, Samajwadi Party ready for agitation in UP

The SP, sources said, now wants to position itself as a rallying point for Opposition parties.

05 Aug 2017 12:54 AM