Hamid Ansari

  • Watch: Politicians across party lines celebrate Eid together July 29, 2014

    Cutting across the party lines, polticians celebrate Eid together. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress's Ghulam Nabi Azad and the BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain offered prayers together in the spirit of Eid. They called for peace across the nation appealing to all communities to live together in harmony. ...
  • Is Ansari right that Parliament may become a federation of anarchists? August 14, 2013

    There was an uproar in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as Chairperson Hamid Ansari called MPs 'anarchists'. Coming out strongly against the MPs creating an uproar in the Rajya Sabha, Ansari said, "Every single day, rules and etiquettes are being violated." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 13, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BJP targets Congress over Vadra land deals, demands SIT probe August 13, 2013

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha demanded an SIT probe in Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land deal. The Congress has, however, denied any discussion on the issue. ...
  • Gujarat CM reaches Delhi to meet President January 7, 2013

    Newly-elected Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has reached the national capital to meet President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari. He is in New Delhi on a courtesy call after being re-elected as the Gujarat Chief Minister. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 7, 2012

    The man who gunned down six sikhs and injured many at the Wisconsin gurdwara was a neo-Nazi. UPA candidate Hamid Ansari wins the vice presidential elections, gets a second term with a comfortable majority. ...
  • News 360: Hamid Ansari wins the Vice Presidential elections August 7, 2012

    Vice President Hamid Ansari has been elected to a second term in office. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Jaswant Singh July 16, 2012

    The NDA on Monday named Jaswant Singh its Vice President candidate. Singh, an ex-Army officer, has headed Finance, Defence and External Affairs Ministries and even served as Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha. ...
  • I will not speak on speculations: Sharad Yadav on V-P candidature July 15, 2012

    NDA leaders will be meeting on Monday to decide on their strategy to challenge UPA nominee Hamid Ansari. ...
  • The Last Word: What's the road ahead for the Opposition June 18, 2012

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam has opted out of the Presidential race despite intense pressure from the BJP and Trinamool Congress. ...
  • Presidential poll: What to make of the Mamata-Mulayam joint move June 13, 2012

    Key UPA ally Trinamool Congress and outside supporter Samajwadi Party on Wednesday suggested their own nominees for the post of President - APJ Kalam, PM Manmohan Singh and former speaker Somnath Chatterjee. ...
  • Pranab, Ansari not acceptable to us: Left on President poll June 13, 2012

    Left leader Gurudas Dasgupta slammed the Congress for the ongoing economic slump in the country and said that neither of its nominees was acceptable to the CPM. ...
  • Waiting won't get me the Presidential post: Pranab June 9, 2012

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that Congress will take a decision on his Presidential nomination and by merely wishing for it he cannot become the President. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: PA Sangma May 22, 2012

    Former Speaker PA Sangma is lobbying hard in the battle for the Rashtrapati Bhawan. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: PA Sangma May 4, 2012

    Former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma on Friday called for a tribal to be made the President. ...
  • Can the UPA govt survive without Pranab Mukherjee? May 4, 2012

    A section of the Congress is reluctant to let go of party troubleshooter Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • News 360: Nupur Talwar denied bail, moves SC May 2, 2012

    Nupur Talwar, the mother of murdered teenager Aarsuhi remains in jail after a Ghaziabad court rejected her bail plea. ...
  • Ansari the best choice for President: Lalu May 2, 2012

    RJD Chief Lalu Prasad said that according to him Hamid Ansari should become the President next. ...
  • FTN: Would a person outside politics make a better President? May 1, 2012

    Even as the Congress is hoping to build a consensus, cracks are emerging within the NDA over the candidature of Pranab Mukherjee and Hamid Ansari for the President's post. ...
  • The Last Word: How should the President of India be chosen? April 30, 2012

    As the Congress tries to build a consensus over the Presidential candidate, the BJP on Monday made its stand clear, ruling out support for any Congress candidate including Pranab Mukherjee and Hamid Ansari. ...
  • Ansari should be next President: Lalu Prasad April 24, 2012

    RJD Chief Lalu Prasad has said that Vice President Hamid Ansari should become the next President. ...
  • MP shames House, feels no shame March 8, 2010

    New Delhi: MPs misbehaved in the Rajya Sabha, by snatching Chairman Hamid Ansari's microphone, paper and pen- they shouted slogans and tore papers Among the SP leader Kamal Akhtar, RJD MP Subhash Yadav... who is Lalu's brother-in-law, Rajniti Prasad of the RJD and Ejaz Ali of the JDU. JDU MP Ejaz...