Hamid Ansari

‘She said I should forget what happened and start afresh’: Mumbai man jailed for 6 years in Pakistan remembers Sushma

One can imagine how terrifying it would be for a young Indian man to be able to survive in Pakistani jail. Nobody was ready to listen to me.

published on : 8th August 2019

Former Vice President Hamid Ansari's wife to build temple in madrasa in UP

Salma Ansari has decided to build a temple and a mosque inside the 'Chacha Nehru Madrasa' run by her in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh.

published on : 14th July 2019

Hamid Ansari expresses worry over functioning of Parliament

He said accountability is through questions being asked, discussions on the public matter and expressing views on the legislative issues brought by the ruling party.

published on : 24th March 2019

Official Secrets Act 'archaic', needs relook: Former Vice President Ansari

Ansari said there are so many documents in the country, which are still classified and yet they are public knowledge and published elsewhere.

published on : 10th March 2019

Former Vice President M Hamid Ansari supports AMU students' demand, says timing of incident raises questions

Hamid Ansari said the programme of the day, including an address by him on May 2 in the Kennedy Auditorium, was publicly known.

published on : 12th May 2018

Sense of insecurity creeping among Muslims: Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Ansari, who has had two terms as Vice President, also says that there is a breakdown of Indian values and the ability of authorities at different levels.

published on : 10th August 2017

Tolerance has to become an essential national virtue: Hamid Ansari

Tolerance is a pragmatic formula for the functioning of society without conflict between different religions and political ideologies, the vice president said.

published on : 6th August 2017

Hamid Ansari greets Venkaiah Naidu on VP poll win

Outgoing Vice-President M Hamid Ansari today congratulated M Venkaiah Naidu on his victory in the vice-presidential election.

published on : 5th August 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee not in favour of two executives: Hamid Ansari 

Mukherjee's remarks assume significance in the wake of the present spat between Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy and Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi. 

published on : 24th July 2017

India needs free, responsible media: Vice President Hamid Ansari 

The comments by Ansari come against the backdrop of the recent raids by the CBI on the premises of NDTV co-founder Prannoy Roy.     

published on : 12th June 2017

Universities must not suppress dissenting students, teachers: Hamid Ansari

He said university, in discharge of its duties, has the responsibility of speaking out without the fear of intimidation; and to give offence, even at the cost of inviting protests.

published on : 26th March 2017