Free Press Journal
  • Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu undergoes angiography at AIIMS

    New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday underwent angiography procedure at the All India Institute of a Medical Sciences, according to a senior cardiologist at the hospital. Naidu was admitted to the hospital on Friday after his sugar and blood pressure were high along with he complained of some cardiac issues.

  • Gandhi Jayanti: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bhadur Shastri

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid floral tribute to ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary at Rajghat. The Prime Minister also took to Twitter and said, “(I pay tribute to Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti) I bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world.” President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and senior

  • Cabinet Reshuffle: Country gets 2nd woman defence minister

    Chandigarh: Nirmala Sitharaman was appointed the Defence Minister and Piyush Goyal got charge of the railway ministry on Sunday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi revamped his team, bringing in nine new faces and changing some major portfolios to bring dynamism and efficiency in governance.

  • Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India

    New Delhi: M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday took oath as the new Vice President at a simple ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhawan’s Durbar Hall here.  President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to the former Bharatiya Janata Party leader in Hindi.

  • Successor Venkaiah Naidu hits back, says Ansari comment political agenda

    New Delhi: Hours before taking oath as Vice-President, M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday crossed sword with outgoing V-P Hamid Ansari, rejecting as “political propaganda” the view that there is a sense of security among the minorities. Though the 68-year old former Union minister did not name anybody, his attack was aimed at a television interview of Ansari telecast by the Rajya Sabha TV on Thursday.

  • View that minorities insecure a political propaganda, says Vice-President elect Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Vice President-elect M Venkaiah Naidu today rejected as “political propaganda” the view that there is a sense of insecurity among minorities in the country, apparently a rejoinder to outgoing Vice President Hamid Ansari. Though Naidu did not name anyone, his comments are seen as a response to Ansari’s remarks in a TV interview that there was unease and a sense of insecurity among Muslims in the country, and that “ambience

  • Hamid Ansari Farewell speech: Calling spade a spade or exaggerating facts?

    India’s 12th Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari completes his second term today. Hamid Ansari was elected in 2007 under the Congress led UPA and completed two terms as Vice-President and will be succeeded by Bharatiya Janata Party’s M Venkaiah Naidu. Naidu will become 13th Vice-President after defeating opposition’s nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi by a wide margin.

  • I should not talk about politics in this responsibility: Venkaiah Naidu

    Hyderabad: Vice President-elect M VenkaiahHyderabad, Aug 9 (PTI) Vice President-elect M VenkaiahNaidu today said he should not talk about politics in his new responsibility, but that does not mean he should not raise issues concerning the people. Naidu also said that he was studying how his predecessors and towering figures like S Radhakrishnan and Zakir Hussainfunctioned in the office of the vice president.

  • Now I am not a BJP man: Vice President-elect Venkaiah Naidu

    Tirupati: Vice president-elect M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said he will uphold the dignity and decorum of the vice presidential institution, as his appointment speaks the beauty of the Indian parliamentary democracy. After offering prayers to Lord Venkateswara here, the Vice President-elect said he is grateful to the Members of Parliament belonging to different political parties who in an overwhelming manner have supported his candidature cutting across party line.

  • Venkaiah’s challenge is to rise above politics

    Venkaiah Naidu’s election as the country’s Vice-President announced on Saturday evening, was never in doubt right since the time his name was finalized as the National Democratic Alliance’s candidate for the coveted post. The BJP, which he served with unflinching loyalty for decades was bolstered by support from its allies in NDA as well as some outside parties that pledged support to him. Out of 760 valid votes, Venkaiah polled 516 votes against Gopalkrishna

  • Gopalkrishna Gandhi says fight with Naidu based on constitutional principles

    New Delhi: In the midst of ongoing Vice Presidential elections, Opposition candidate and former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Saturday said that it’s a fight based on constitutional principles and nothing is personal. Gandhi is pitted against National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu.

  • Gopalkrishna Gandhi says fight with Venkaiah Naidu based on constitutional principles

    New Delhi: In the midst of ongoing Vice Presidential elections, Opposition candidate and former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Saturday said that it’s a fight based on constitutional principles and nothing is personal. Gandhi is pitted against National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu.

  • Majority of parties support my candidature: Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said he was “a non-party man” and that majority of the parties supported his candidature.  “I am confident that they all will vote today (Saturday),” Naidu told the media after leaving his residence for the Parliament to participate in the voting process.

  • Vice-President of India election: All you need to know about it

    New Delhi: The voting to elect India’s 15th Vice President will be held on August 5 and the results will be announced the same day. The term of incumbent Hamid Ansari, who has held the post for two consecutive terms, comes to an end on August 10. Here is everything you need to know about Vice-president Election in India:

  • Congress targets NDA V-P candidate Naidu, questions his integrity

    New Delhi : The Congress on Monday tried to put BJP vice-presidential candidate and former Union minister Venkaiah Naidu in the dock by raising questions on his personal integrity and demanded his replies to clear the air before his election next month.