Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicJagdeep Dhankhar

Topic: Jagdeep Dhankhar

Jagdeep Dhankhar sworn in as 14th Vice President of India

The 71-year-old, who is also the ex-officio chairman of the Rajya Sabha, was elected as vice president on 6 August after defeating the Opposition candidate Margaret Alva.

‘Bhalo manush’ with ‘incisive mind’ — former Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is India’s new VP

Dhankhar is the first former state Governor to be elected Vice President since Krishan Kant — India's Vice President between 1997 and 2002.

NDA’s Jagdeep Dhankhar elected 14th Vice-President of India, beats opposition’s Margaret Alva by 346 votes

Former governor of West Bengal and a leading lawyer in Rajasthan, Dhankhar has been in politics for over 30 years. He will succeed V-P M. Venkaiah Naidu, whose term ends on 10 August.

UP bypolls, Murmu, now Dhankhar — the larger design behind Mayawati ‘support for BJP’

BSP chief Mayawati has made a string of decisions that suggest a two-pronged strategy of weakening Samajwadi Party and placating BJP ahead of general elections.

Video calls, diamonds, bags worth lakhs — ‘love affair’ of actor Jacqueline & ‘conman’ Sukesh

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Ventriloquist’s guide to splitting rival party & GST Council’s recipe for sour curd

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Get your freebies at the nearest resort & why having homemade curd is now tax evasion

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Why Dhankhar and Murmu are perfect fit in Modi’s Mission 2024

Modi knows he can bank on Dhankhar when opposition members in the Rajya Sabha start reading the rule book.

Jat votes in Rajathan — What Jagdeep Dhankhar’s nomination brings to table of BJP

Dhankhar will have to do a balancing act in the role of Rajya Sabha chairman, say BJP leaders; Jats in Rajasthan expected to take the cue from his vice-presidential nomination

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is NDA’s vice-presidential nominee

The decision to nominate Dhankhar, who shares an acrimonious relationship with WB’s Mamata Banerjee government, was taken at BJP’s parliamentary board meeting.

On Camera

YourTurn

Finally, this is a Rahul Gandhi that India can relate to

Bharat Jodo Yatra has shown Indians the real Rahul Gandhi, a leader who walks among his people, and not the caricature created by BJP and TV news media.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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