Vice Presidency

  • Caught on Camera: A surprised Rahul Gandhi gets kissed and his hair ruffled by women in Assam 27-02-2014 12:12 PM

    Congress Vice President received a very warm reception in Jorhat - quite literally - after women voters showered him with kisses and ruffled his hair while he was in the city as part of his Lok Sabha poll campaign. ...
  • Absolutely hilarious takedown of Rahul Gandhi one tweet at a time; don't miss these jokes 28-01-2014 01:12 PM

    His first exclusive TV interview perhaps did not go the way Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi intended. Ten minutes into it, he floundered, faced with questions about the Gujarat and the anti-Sikh riots and his biggest opponent and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. But it was a great day...
  • Senior Vice Preseidnt of Infosys Subrahmanyam Goparaju resigns 20-12-2013 05:04 PM

    In the seventh top level exit in six months at Infosys, Subrahmanyam Goparaju, Senior Vice President and a member of the Executive Council that frames business strategy, has resigned. Goparaju, who joined the company in 1998, was also heading Infosys Labs - the research and innovation division. With Goparaju's exit,...
  • The Last Word: Is Rahul Gandhi the supreme leader of Congress? 03-10-2013 09:35 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday defended his explosive outburst against the ordinance to protect convicted politicians but admitted that the words that he used to lambast the Cabinet decision may have been too strong. While defending the Cabinet's decision to withdraw ordinance on convicted legislators, Rahul said, "I...
  • Is Ansari right that Parliament may become a federation of anarchists? 14-08-2013 11:15 PM

    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." ...
  • MPs' letters to Barack Obama on Narendra Modi visa 'original and authentic': Expert 28-07-2013 03:21 PM

    Washington: The controversy over Indian MPs' letters to President Barack Obama for denying visa to Narendra Modi has taken a new turn with a California-based Forensic Document Examiner certifying that the signatures of the lawmakers are "original and authentic" and not a cut and paste job as claimed. "Using accepted...
  • Keep candidates with criminal background out of fray: Rahul Gandhi 26-07-2013 11:30 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday directed party leaders of five election-bound states to keep candidates with criminal background out and ensure that blocks have a say in their selection. Rahul, who met AICC general secretary secretaries in-charge and the chairmen of the screening committees for Delhi,...
  • Rajnath hasn't pleaded with the US for a visa for Modi: BJP 26-07-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday said that the party President Rajnath Singh had not pleaded with the US for a visa for Narendra Modi and neither has the Gujarat Chief Minister applied for one. Asked by reporters about his opinion to Singh pleading Modi's case...
  • US Vice President to reach Delhi for a 4-day visit today 22-07-2013 09:24 AM

    New Delhi: US Vice President Joe Biden will reach Delhi on Monday evening for a four-day visit. Source said the visit is expected to lay the ground work ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India later this year. Biden will meet Prime minister Manmohan Singh and leader of Opposition...
  • BJP defends decision to ask Delhi BJP VP to resign for criticising Modi 17-07-2013 06:02 PM

    New Delhi: Defending the decision to ask Delhi BJP Vice President Aaamir Raza Hussain to resign from his post for criticising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party said that the ideology of the party leaders should be in sync with the party. "The BJP works on ideology....
  • Delhi BJP VP resigns after his anti-Modi comments anguish party 17-07-2013 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi Vice President, Aamir Raza Hussain, has resigned from his post after his statement against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi anguished the party. Appearing on CNN-IBN's Face the People show on Monday, Hussain had called Modi a divisive leader who was not as...
  • Javed Akhtar appointed vice president of copyright body 08-06-2013 04:13 PM

    Mumbai: Acclaimed writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar's three-year long battle to secure copyright benefits for writers and musicians in the country, has now gone global. In what must be regarded as a singular honour for an Indian artist, he has been appointed the vice president of the International Confederation Of Authors and...
  • Congress President is soft, I am not: Rahul Gandhi 24-05-2013 08:38 AM

    New Delhi: With Assembly election just months away, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked party leaders in Delhi to work unitedly to ensure a fourth successive victory for the party in the polls and sent out a clear message that indiscipline will not be tolerated by him. At...
  • I was not hiding, says IPL chief Rajiv Shukla 18-05-2013 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Breaking his silence on the IPL spot-fixing scandal that has maligned Indian cricket, IPL chief Rajiv Shukla has said that he "was not hiding" and the BCCI will do everything it takes "to weed out" corruption. Here are the excerpts: CNN-IBN: Your first reaction, four cricketers in police...
  • Suspending MPs can discipline Parliament proceedings: Pallavi Ghosh 22-04-2013 07:13 PM

    Will suspending MPs who create indiscipline change the way Parliament proceedings are conducted? CNN-IBN's Deputy Bureau Chief Pallavi Ghosh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The real reason for disruption is not that these MPs are concerned about public welfare but there own petty politics as...
  • Leander Paes appointed as ITPA vice-president 08-04-2013 10:11 AM

    The Indian Tennis Players Association's first meeting on Saturday also saw the participation of two more vice-presidents, Mahesh Bhupathi and Somdev Devvarman. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi set to interact with industry leaders at CII 04-04-2013 08:25 AM

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, now Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will spell out the government's reforms roadmap in his first interaction with business leaders at the annual general meeting of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Thursday. This is being seen as a move to...
  • Can Rahul Gandhi really change the way Congress functions? 23-01-2013 11:53 PM

    Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday officially took charge as Congress Vice President. ...
  • The Last Word: What does Rahul Gandhi's elevation suggest about the Congress? 21-01-2013 10:45 PM

    What does Rahul Gandhi's elevation as the Congress vice president mean for the Indian democracy? ...