Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicVenkaiah Naidu

Topic: Venkaiah Naidu

Invoking Macaulay’s ghost once again & how Uddhav dealt with an uninvited guest

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

Congress, Oppn members walk out of RS after Venkaiah Naidu justifies suspension of 12 MPs

Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said the motion for suspension moved by the govt was in 'gross violation of procedure'. Naidu said the suspended MPs have shown no remorse.

Forget Chinese objection to Naidu’s Arunachal visit, don’t vacate high-altitude LAC bunkers

Chinese objection to Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh comes at a time when Beijing has taken a strong view of India’s engagement with Taiwan.

‘Unacceptable force used’ — Kharge writes to Naidu over pandemonium in Rajya Sabha

In a letter on behalf of opposition parties, LoP condemned the manner in which the House was conducted & said that MPs, including women members, were 'physically manhandled'.

KC Venugopal’s privilege notice on oxygen deaths being examined, says RS chairman Naidu

The Congress MP gave a breach-of-privilege notice in Rajya Sabha against MoS for Health Bharati Pawar for saying that no deaths due to oxygen shortage occurred during Covid 2nd wave.

Why Twitter removed blue tick on Vice President, RSS chief’s accounts, only to restore it later

A controversy erupted over Twitter’s move Saturday to remove the verified badge from the accounts of VP Venkaiah Naidu and key RSS leaders including chief Mohan Bhagwat.

Twitter restores blue tick on Venkaiah Naidu’s personal account hours after removing it

Officials of the Vice President Secretariat said that the personal Twitter handle of Naidu was inactive for a long time and Twitter's algorithm removed the blue badge.

Those trying to give unasked advice to India need not worry about us, says Venkaiah Naidu

Without naming any country, the vice president said some people from the neighbourhood always try to create problems and disturbances because they do not want India to progress.

Venkaiah Naidu reprimands MPs for recording Rajya Sabha proceedings on mobile phones

Noting that usage of cell phones within Rajya Sabha chambers is restricted, Venkaiah Naidu said circulation of content recorded within chambers could lead to breach of privilege.

Kalam’s legacy of self-belief motivated India to develop Covid vaccine, says Venkaiah Naidu

Speaking at the launch of late former president, APJ Abdul Kalam's biography, Vice President Naidu called upon the youth to be at the forefront of scripting India's growth story.

On Camera

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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