Monday, 8 August, 2022
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Topic: Vice President

V-P Naidu talks of ‘judicial overreach’, cites Diwali cracker ban & monitoring police probes

Addressing the All India Presiding Officers’ Conference at Kevadia, Gujarat, Naidu said the actions have resulted in 'avoidable blurring of contours demarcated by the Constitution'.

All about Douglas Emhoff — lawyer husband of Kamala Harris & US’ first Second Gentleman

Douglas Emhoff, a 56-year-old Jewish entertainment lawyer, is the first male spouse of a US vice president. In August, he took a leave of absence to campaign alongside Harris.

KR Narayanan — the President who didn’t hesitate to call a spade a spade

On his death anniversary on 9 November, a look at the former President’s journey from a village in Kerala to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Mahatma Gandhi wanted Congress disbanded after independence: Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu also lauded Narendra Modi's regime in his 50-minute speech at Indira Gandhi Institute of Developmental Research.

Farm loan waiver only a temporary step, says Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu emphasised the need to bring structural changes in the sector that accounts for 18% of India's GDP.

Oops! Vice-President relied on a dissenting SC judgment to reject the impeachment motion

Have you ever seen a film producer or crew promote a film by declaring that they had copied a past film that bombed miserably at the box-office? You didn’t; because nobody would publicly say anything like that.

A Supreme Court advocate explains why Naidu’s rejection of impeachment motion against the CJI is wrong

Rajya Sabha Chairman cannot insist on proof ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ at this stage of the motion, according to constitutional provisions or the law.

Arun Jaitley on why the opposition’s ‘malafide’ impeachment motion was bound to fail

If the Speaker/Chairman chooses not to act on the accusations made in the form of a motion by a minimum number of Members of Parliament, the matter ends there.

Do Minorities Matter?

Hamid Ansari's concern over unease among Indian minorities came just after Pakistan swore in its first Hindu cabinet minister in 20 years. Truth is contrary to this click bait. Shekhar Gupta

Naidu vacates his ministries, BJP leaders eye early reshuffle

Some BJP leaders said Modi had “rewarded” Smriti Irani with additional charge of I&B as she had performed well in Textiles. Pragya Kaushika

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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