Hamid Ansari

When Parliament makes bad laws, judges end up doing what lawmakers should do: Former V-P Hamid Ansari

Former vice president Hamid Ansari lamented that Parliament and assembly sessions have become more of a "ritual".

published on : 18th January 2020

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

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