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The Vice President said the dream could be realised only if the education system was improved.

IITs represent face of new resurgent, aspirational India: Vice President

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 07:47 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the country has to regain its past glory as 'Viswa Guru' and become a knowledge and education hub once again.
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Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu delivers a speech in New Delhi. (Twitter: @VPSecretariat)
Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu delivers a speech in New Delhi. (Twitter: @VPSecretariat)

On International Mother Language Day, Naidu promotes linguistic diversity

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anjali, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 08:32 AM IST
He took to Twitter in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Kannada, Gujarati, Malayalam, Bengali, Telugu, Odia among other Indian languages to send his message on International Mother Language Day.
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said the actions of a few have brought bad name to Indian businesses, the vice president urged the young company secretaries to ensure ethics and accountability in corporate governance.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said the actions of a few have brought bad name to Indian businesses, the vice president urged the young company secretaries to ensure ethics and accountability in corporate governance.

Corporates should encourage whistle-blowing mechanism: Vice President Naidu

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 06:51 PM IST
Describing company secretaries as the conscience-keepers of the corporate, he said it was imperative for them to be upright and not succumb to any pressure from the management.
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In 2020, 49 interventions in regional languages were made during 33 sittings at the rate of 1.49 per sitting, marking an increase to 512 per cent.(PTI file photo)
In 2020, 49 interventions in regional languages were made during 33 sittings at the rate of 1.49 per sitting, marking an increase to 512 per cent.(PTI file photo)

Use of regional languages in Rajya Sabha rises five-fold

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:31 PM IST
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has been regularly urging the members of the House on use of regional languages during the proceedings.
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.(PTI)
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.(PTI)

Ban on firecrackers an example of judicial overreach, says Naidu

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, Kevadia
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 03:45 AM IST
The vice president was speaking at the 80th presiding officers conference of Indian legislative bodies. This is the first time that the presiding officer of either House of Parliament has commented on this issue.
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Naidu, who is also the chairperson of the Rajya Sabha, was actively involved during the monsoon session of Parliament which was later cut short due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the country.(PTI file photo)
Naidu, who is also the chairperson of the Rajya Sabha, was actively involved during the monsoon session of Parliament which was later cut short due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the country.(PTI file photo)

Vice Prez Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for Covid-19, goes in home quarantine

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 10:19 PM IST
Naidu’s wife, Usha, has tested negative and is in self-isolation. Naidu underwent a Covid-19 test on Tuesday morning and was found to be infected.
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A view of the Parliament House in New Delhi, India.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Parliament House in New Delhi, India.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

New Rajya Sabha MPs to take oath on July 22

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 01:53 AM IST
Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu has decided to proceed with the oath-taking ceremony keeping in view the resumption of meetings by the department related parliamentary standing committees of both the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.
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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh and leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad may get to ride brand new vehicles soon.
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh and leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad may get to ride brand new vehicles soon.

Rajya Sabha to buy new cars for deputy chairman, leader of opposition

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 12:30 AM IST
The Rajya Sabha owns about 25 cars, but most of them are either old or have frequent servicing issues, requiring their replacement.
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Platforms like WhatsApp and Signal do not cooperate with law enforcement agencies citing end-to-end encryption and don’t even honour lawful requisitions, government officials said.(Reuters image)
Platforms like WhatsApp and Signal do not cooperate with law enforcement agencies citing end-to-end encryption and don’t even honour lawful requisitions, government officials said.(Reuters image)

Online platforms like WhatsApp don’t cooperate citing encryption: Government

By Press Trust of India | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2019 07:20 PM IST
Earlier this month, an ad-hoc committee of the Rajya Sabha was formed by the Upper House Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on the “alarming issue” of pornography on social media and its effects on children and society as a whole.
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.(PTI file)
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.(PTI file)

Vice President calls for promotion of translation of great literary works

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 11:37 AM IST
The Vice President said there was an urgent need to digitize and preserve works in different literary forms in Indian languages and promote their translations.
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

Draft of new education policy encourages philanthropic institutions, says Vice-President

By Indo Asian News Service | Chennai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2019 05:19 PM IST
Speaking at the 150th Birth Anniversary of philanthropist Dharmamurthi Rao Bahadur Calavala Cunnan Chetty, Naidu said the Centre was in the process of finalising the policy.
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Nalinee Suryawanshi receives the award from Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu(HT)
Nalinee Suryawanshi receives the award from Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu(HT)

NCL student receives national tech innovation award

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 04:13 PM IST
The award was presented to Nalinee by vice president M. Venkaiah Naidu, in the presence of Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, eminent scientist R. A. Mashelkar, and Dr. Renu Swarup, secretary, Department of Biotechnology.
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Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu (HT File Photo)
Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu (HT File Photo)

Educate women to educate nation, says Venkaiah Naidu

By Indo Asian News Service | Jalandhar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2018 06:20 PM IST
“Education is the main instrument for socio-economic transformation of the nation and lays the foundation for building a knowledgeable society. Institutions should produce individuals with critical analytical skills and innovative thinking. The time has come for universities to forge organic links with industries and impart skills to the students in accordance with the requirement of the industry”, the Vice President said.
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An increasing number of both rural and urban households have children wearing spectacles.(Shutterstock)
An increasing number of both rural and urban households have children wearing spectacles.(Shutterstock)

Eye ailment major problem amongst Indian children, says Venkaiah Naidu

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2018 11:25 AM IST
According to Naidu, unlike in the past when the impression was urban school children are more prone to eye ailments, now even in children in rural schools suffer from myopia.
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The new committee is also expected to look at other big issues and may suggest some major reforms.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint File Photo)
The new committee is also expected to look at other big issues and may suggest some major reforms.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint File Photo)

New reforms panel formed, longer question hour time likely to be part of changes

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2018 11:11 PM IST
The 15-member committee on rules has members representing different parties and is expected to submit its report in the next few months.
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Paresh Rawal has been offered the role of former CM of Andhra Pradesh, Nadendla Bhaskara Rao.(HT Photo)
Paresh Rawal has been offered the role of former CM of Andhra Pradesh, Nadendla Bhaskara Rao.(HT Photo)

NTR biopic: Paresh Rawal may also join Vidya Balan for a key role in the film

By Karthik Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 04:32 PM IST
According to reports, Vidya Balan and Paresh Rawal will join the NTR biopic.
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