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Border row in focus as Li arriv...
New Delhi: All issues, including the boundary question, would be on the table when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meet here this evening for talks.
Wed May 15, 2013
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to pay state visit to India
New Delhi, May 14 : Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang, will pay a three-day state visit to India beginning on May 19 at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr.
Tue May 14, 2013
Vice President Ansari condoles demise of Asghar Ali Engineer - Indiatalkies.com
New Delhi, May 14: Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has deeply condoled the passing away of renowned scholar and social activist Dr.
Sat May 11, 2013
Conference to dwell on challenges Muslims face in education - Indiatalkies.com
Mumbai, May 11: Over 2,000 delegates from Maharashtra and other parts of the country will deliberate on the educational challenges confronting the Muslim community at a two-day conference here May 29-30, an official said Saturday.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Indian Express
Hamid Ansari expresses strong displeasure over disruptions in RS
Expressing strong displeasure over the total wash out of the second part of the Budget session, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari today asked MPs whether they have assessed the "impact of disruptive behaviour on public opinion". "The record of the work done, and not done, is in the public domain and in no need of commentary...The experience of this ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
Venkaiah Naidu welcomes unveiling of NTR's statue in Parliament
New Delhi, May 7 : Bharatiya Janata Party leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday expressed his delight after the unveiling of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N T Rama Rao's statue in Parliament, saying it is the happiest day for the Telugu Desam Party and the people of the state.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Indian Express
Age before talent
Old age seems a necessary requisite to recognise musical talent in India. Which explains why Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan had to wait till he was 105 before getting a Padma Bhushan.
The Indian Express
CAG should offer suggestions to improve environment: Hamid Ansari
Vice President Hamid Ansari today said CAG has an important role to play in efforts towards improving environment by not only commenting on the effectiveness of the rules and regulations in this regard but also by offering suggestions to the government for the purpose.
Thu May 02, 2013
Vice President to inaugurate ICED complex
Jaipur, May 2 : Vice President Hamid Ansari will inaugurate the newly built up complex of the International Centre for Environment Audit and SustainableDevelopment Vinod Rai will also grace the ceremony that would be held at the ICED premises that is brought up in Kant Kalwar on the outskirts of the state capital.
Vice President Releases book on Lucknow - Indiatalkies.com
New Delhi, May 2: Vice President, Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Fida-e-Lucknow - Tales of the city and its people" authored by Parveen Talha, a former member of the UPSC, at a function here today.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Ansari for electoral reforms
New Delhi, April 30: Vice-President Hamid Ansari today said India needed 'substantive' electoral reforms, reflective of India's diversity.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Both Houses of Parliament adjourned till noon
New Delhi, Apr 29 : The Parliament was adjourned after opposition members in both houses shouted slogans demanding resignation of the Prime Minister over the coal and 2G scams.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Mumbai engineer missing in Pakistan (With Image) - Indiatalkies.com
Mumbai, April 28: A 27-year-old engineering and management graduate from Mumbai, Hamid Ansari, who went to Afghanistan in November to find a job, has gone missing in Pakistan.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Leaders greet nation on Mahavir Jayanti
Lauding the tenets of non-violence of Jainism, The President, Vice President, and Prime Minister of India have greeted the nation on Mahavir Jayanti, which is being celebrated on April 24 this year.
Former CJI Vermas contributions in legal field will be remembered for a long time to come Ansari
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has deeply condoled the passing away of former Chief Justice of India Justice J.S. Verma, saying his contributions in the legal field, especially on social issues, such as crimes against women and human rights in general, will be remembered for a long time to come.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Parliament disuptions: A negation of democracy?
New Delhi, April 23 : Daily disruptions and ruckus inside parliament - that Vice President Hamid Ansari said has been described as "competitive hooliganism" - have become routine and both the government and opposition blame each other for it, but experts say it is a negation of democracy and probably a way to get media coverage.
Both Houses of Parl adjourned till 2 pm
New Delhi, Apr 22 : Both Houses of the Indian Parliament were adjourned till 2 pm on Monday as opposition members sought to corner the United Progressive Alliance government over numerous issues including 2G scam and the rape of a five-year-old in New Delhi.
Asian rivals in Africa
Japan and China both pursue aid-for-trade strategy but in very different ways as they seek to build influence.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
The Times of India
Hamid Ansari talks tough on Rajya Sabha disruptions
Hamid Ansari also said that the members creating disruption by rushing towards the chairman's podium or otherwise indulging in "grossly disorderly behaviour" should be named in the records.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Anti-rape stir hurts both govt opposition
Sonia Gandhi called for action beyond words, echoing the outrage in the political class over the brutalization of the five-year-old girl in the national capital, amid indications that public protests may force the Centre to take action against police officers in a damage control bid.