Jagdeep dhankhar

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

Margaret Alva vs Jagdeep Dhankhar: Around 93 per cent of MPs vote in vice presidential poll; over 50 MPs skip

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in a wheelchair and needed support to stand up and cast his vote. CPM MP John Brittas was among those who helped the veteran leader.

published on : 6th August 2022

Vice presidential polls on Saturday; AAP, TRS to support Alva as numbers stacked in favour of NDA's Dhankhar

The 80-year-old Alva is a Congress veteran and has served as governor of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, while the 71-year-old Dhankhar is a Jat leader from Rajasthan with socialist background.

published on : 5th August 2022

V-P polls: Mayawati sides with NDA, announces support to Dhankhar

In view of the 'larger public interest' and BSP’s own movement, the party has decided to extend its support to Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, the BSP chief said.

published on : 3rd August 2022

The presidential polls and Naidu’s non-elevation

He ran the Rajya Sabha reasonably well. He appeared independent but not menacingly so, yet, he did not find favour with the government run by his erstwhile party.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Jagdeep Dhankhar: From confrontations with Mamata to running for Vice-President's post

The Dhankhar-Banerjee spats were so frequent, often evoking laughter and derision, at least in the TMC, that the fiery Bengal chief minister blocked him from following her on social media.

published on : 24th July 2022

Enough time for Mamata Banerjee to change mind, says vice presidential candidate Margaret Alva

The veteran Congress leader, who has spent nearly 50 years in politics, said the differences in the Opposition bloc were "like a family quarrel" which would be resolved.

published on : 24th July 2022
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