Jagdeep Dhankhar

State organs must cease fire to avoid constitutional chaos 

They have expressed the resolve to oppose any system of judicial appointments where the government plays the dominant role.

published on : 14th January 2023

Status quo not to affect Isha Yoga Centre's event on January 15, clarifies Karnataka HC

The petitioners S Kyathappa and three others, who are local agriculturists, challenged the land granted to Isha Yoga Centre allegedly violated various laws concerning revenue, forest, air and water.  

published on : 13th January 2023

Dhankhar's comments on judiciary: Congress cites Naidu's 2020 remarks that Constitution is supreme

Dhankhar's virtual censure of the judiciary had come following the apex court's remarks on the issue of the collegium system.

published on : 13th January 2023

Extraordinary attack on judiciary: Congress on Dhankhar's Kesavananda Bharati case verdict remarks

The Rajya Sabha Chairman needs to go back to the textbooks and the Indian textbooks, not that of the British Parliament, Khera said.

published on : 12th January 2023

Jagdeep Dhankhar raps judiciary again, slams ‘one-upmanship’

In one of his strongest remarks against the judiciary, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday slammed the “one-upmanship and public posturing” of judges.

published on : 12th January 2023

Power Games: Dhankhar fumes at failed merger, Sansad TV mess

The BJP wants to use the possible disgruntlement over Sukhu’s elevation. The Congress has formed a government in Himachal by winning 40 seats in a 68-member legislative assembly.

published on : 12th December 2022

Startled there was no whisper in Parliament after SC struck down NJAC Act: Dhankhar

The NJAC Act, which sought to overturn the collegium system of appointing Supreme Court and high court judges, was struck down by the top court which described it as unconstitutional.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Shilp Guru, nat’l awards for 15 artisans from Odisha

Of the 30 Shilp Gurus from across the country who were selected for the honour for three years, two master craftspersons are from Odisha.

published on : 29th November 2022

Man from Srikalahasti gets Shilp Guru award

The 57-yr-old bagged the award for creating Ashta Dikpalakas & Navagrahas, Sri Chakram & Padmavyuham using Kalamkari

published on : 29th November 2022

Hopes revived on missing Indian sailors in Qatar

These eight naval officers were working for a firm called Dahra Global Technologies and Consultancy and were reportedly engaged in conducting naval exercises, for the last five years.

published on : 21st November 2022

EAM Jaishankar meets Ukrainian counterpart, discusses ways to end Russia-Ukraine conflict

Since the Ukraine conflict began in February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy a number of times.

published on : 12th November 2022

Any expansion, particularly of geographical boundaries, involves human rights violation: VP Dhankhar

In his address at the foundation day event of the National Human Rights Commission here, he said Indian ethos is such that the country's concern is not limited to itself but cares for the world.

published on : 12th October 2022

Dhankhar expresses gratitude to Mamata for abstaining in VP election

Dhankhar, former West Bengal Governor, was elected as the Vice President in August. He defeated the opposition's Margaret Alva to emerge as the winner.

published on : 21st September 2022

Jagdeep Dhankhar sworn in as 14th Vice President of India 

BJP president J P Nadda described Dhankhar as a first-generation lawyer fully equipped in administrative capacity.

published on : 11th August 2022

Vice President-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar visits Raj Ghat ahead of swearing in 

Dhankar's oath ceremony will take place at 12.30 pm in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

published on : 11th August 2022

VP poll win easy,  Dhankhar faces real test now

On paper, the abrasive Jagdeep Dhankhar may seem like an odd choice for running the Rajya Sabha, which he is mandated to do following his victory in the vice-presidential elections.

published on : 8th August 2022

Dhankhar meets Naidu; outgoing V-P to get farewell on Monday

Dhankhar and his wife Sudesh were welcomed at the Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas by Naidu and his spouse Usha Naidu.

published on : 7th August 2022

All is not well in Opposition front? Congress-Trinamool tussle intensifies as jibes flow thick and fast

While Congress and the TMC were seen vying for credit in forging a consensus on a joint presidential candidate, their differences came out in the open during the vice presidential election.

published on : 7th August 2022

Jagdeep Dhankhar defeats Margaret Alva by 346 votes, becomes India's new Vice President

Defeats Margaret Alva by 346 votes; two TMC MPs defy party decision to abstain, cast vote

published on : 7th August 2022

Jagdeep Dhankhar elected India's 14th Vice President

The Former West Bengal Governor secured 528 votes while Opposition pick Margaret Alva who got 182 votes has lost.

published on : 6th August 2022
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