Tag: Vice President

Parliamentary Standing Committee Meetings Cancelled After 400 Staffers Test Covid Positive
Election for Vice President on Aug 6: EC

The election will be held on August 6 and the votes counted on the same day.

  • Wednesday, 29 June 2022
Free and fair press strengthens rule of law: Vice President
Free and fair press strengthens rule of law: Vice President

Drawing attention to biased news presentation and agenda-driven coverage of events, the Vice President said that the practitioners of such journalism are doing a grave disservice to their profession because authenticity and credibility form the cornerstone of journalism.

  • Sunday, 24 April 2022
Cuttack Lad Pens ‘Vijayee Bhaba Bharat’, Wins Praise From PM & Vice Prez  
Cuttack Lad Pens ‘Vijayee Bhaba Bharat’, Wins Praise From PM & Vice Prez  

Sambhab Mishra’s book focused on six flagship schemes of the Centre- Swachh Bharat Yojana, Make In India, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Namami Gange Programme, Jan Dhan Yojana and Atal Pension Yojana apart from flawless narration on some interesting and fictional subjects. 

  • Sunday, 13 February 2022
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Tests Positive For Covid-19
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Tests Positive For Covid-19

Naidu had reached Visakhapatnam on January 19 from Vijayawada by a special train. He had attended 73rd annual national conference of Indian Psychiatric Society on January 20.

  • Sunday, 23 January 2022
VP Naidu Calls For Mandating Solar Panels Installation, Rainwater Harvesting In Buildings
VP Naidu Calls For Mandating Solar Panels Installation, Rainwater Harvesting In Buildings

Venkaiah Naidu said that such initiatives will lead to saving of cost at the micro level for organisations and at the same time will also benefit the nation as a whole.

  • Sunday, 12 September 2021
VP Naidu Calls For Innovative Ways To Preserve, Promote Indian Languages
VP Naidu Calls For Innovative Ways To Preserve, Promote Indian Languages

Urging people to take pride in speaking their own mother tongue, Naidu said there should not be any feeling of inferiority in the use of Indian languages in day-to-day life.

  • Sunday, 29 August 2021
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Youth should get equal time in classrooms, recreation grounds: VP

Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday pitched for giving youth equal time in classrooms and recreation grounds, saying it will help tackle rising incidence of lifestyle diseases.

  • Wednesday, 25 August 2021
Puri Srimandir Daitapati Nijog office bearers elected

Puri: The office bearers of the Daitapati Nijog of Puri Srimandir were elected today. While Rabindra Das Mohapatra has been elected president, Surya Narayan Swain was nominated vice-president. Durga Prasad Das Mohapatra and Amit Kumar Das have been elected secretary, associate secretary of the nijog, respectively. Similarly, Chandrasekhar Das Mohapatra has been elected as the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Sacked minister Damodar Rout's wings further clipped

Bhubaneswar: In yet another blow to sacked minister Damodar Rout, Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik  today removed him from the post of party vice-president as well as the observer of Dhenkanal district. The development comes barely 24 hours after he was sacked as Agriculture Minister for his alleged casteist remarks against Brahmins. “The […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
UPA's VP candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi meets BJD MPs, recalls his bond with Odisha

New Delhi: UPA’s Vice presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi met BJD MPs at Bhartruhari Mahtab’s residence here and thanked the regional party for its support ahead of the poll scheduled for August 5. MPs Baijayant Panda, Tathagat Satpathy, Prasanna Patasani, Pratyusha Rajeswari Singh, Anubhav Mohanty, Pratap Deb, Pinaki Mishra and others were present to meet Gandhi. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
VP poll nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi to meet BJD MPs tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: UPA’s Vice Presidential candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi will call on Members of Parliament from BJD on Tuesday and request them to cast votes in his favour during the Vice Presidential polls on August 5. The ruling BJD has asked its MPs to remain present during the meeting with Gandhi at New Delhi and pledge their […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Gopal Krishna Gandhi: Naveen chooses friend over politics for VP polls

Bhubaneswar: After days of speculations, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today pledged support to Gopal Krishna Gandhi, his old friend and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, as BJD’s  candidate for the Vice-Presidential polls scheduled on August 5. “The decision by party supremo to support Gandhi was unanimous and all the MPs from the party will vote for […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Over 3000 enthusiasts take part in Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon

Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited Tata Steel Bhubaneswar Half Marathon, the only professional run of the city organised by the steel major in association with State Sports and Youth Services department witnessed participation of nearly 3200 enthusiasts in the capital city here today. The crowned winners were felicitated by Tourism and Culture minister Ashok Panda and other […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Tata Steel constructed Adarsh Vidyalaya inaugurated

Kalinganagar: Sukinda MLA Pritiranjan Ghadai inaugurated Adarsh Vidyalaya (model school) constructed by Tata Steel at Gohirapatuli in Ranipada Panchayat under Danagadi Block in Jajpur district today. Speaking on the occasion, Ghadai said, “Tata Steel always seeks to attain the welfare of the people and it is way ahead of other industries in carrying out CSR […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
CM’s aircraft pushed in 4-wheeler style!

Rourkela: In a major embarrassment to the State government functionaries, the aircraft of the Chief Minister was pushed on the runway at the Rourkela Airport by police personnel in a four-wheeler style on Saturday. After Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik disembarked, the aircraft was supposed to leave the runway so that the plane of Vice President […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021