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Ahead of Monsoon Session, Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu undergoes COVID-19 test

New Delhi: Preparing himself to preside over the upcoming Monsoon Session of the Parliament beginning on September 14, 2020, the Chairman, Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu underwent COVID-19 test on Friday.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu suggests inclusion of milk in mid-day meal scheme

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suggested that milk could be given either as part of breakfast or the mid-day meal in order to improve the nutritional levels of children.

Pranab Mukherjee's funeral today, President Kovind, PM Modi pay last respect

New Delhi/IBNS: The last rites of former President Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away last evening, will be performed maintaining the strict Covid-19 protocols on Tuesday.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for national movement to empower women

New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for a national movement for women’s empowerment and to ensure that no girl child is left out of school.

Vice President Naidu asks civil servants to be pro-active change-agents in building a New India

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today urged young IAS officers to treat their vocation as a mission to bridge rich-poor, men-women and urban-rural divides and be pro-active change-agents in building a New India.

Venkaiah Naidu administers oath to 45 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs

New Delhi/UNI: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday administered the oath to 45 out of 61 newly-elected members of the Rajya Sabha in the Chamber of the House.

Monsoon Session of Parliament likely to begin soon: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi/UNI: The government is contemplating to convene Monsoon Session of the Parliament soon as it  has recently reached out to the Presiding Officers of both the upper and lower house.

Rajya Sabha Secreteriat partially resumes functioning on 27th day of lockdown

New Delhi/UNI: Rajya Sabha Secretariat on Monday partially resumed functioning on the 27th day of the nationwide lockdown amidst necessary safeguards against the spread of coronavirus as partial relaxations came into effect with the Secretary-General firming up the work agenda for the lockdown period.

Vice President Naidu asks universities to ensure continuity of academic calendar during lockdown

New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President of IndiaM Venkaiah Naidu today asked Universities and other educational institutions to harness fully the power of technology to ensure continuity of academic calendar during the lock-down period.

Health concerns shall precede over that of economy for post lockdown road map, says Vice President Naidu

New Delhi/IBNS: While the country’s leadership is seized of the way forward after April 14 when the 3 week national lock down in the wake of Corona virus crisis comes to an end and the basis of such decision is being debated, Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu urged that concerns about the health of the people shall take precedence over that of stabilization of economy.

Health concerns to precede over that of economy for post-lockdown roadmap: Vice-President Naidu

New Delhi/UNI: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday hinted at the possibility of extension of the nationwide lockdown, saying concerns about the health of the people shall take precedence over that of stabilisation of economy.

Check urgently the virus of misinformation on COVID-19: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi/IBNS: Cautioning that superstitions and hearsay cannot be allowed to weaken our battle against COVID-19, the Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu has described the spread of misinformation, especially on social media, as a “virus” that needs to be checked.

COVID-19: Vice President Naidu urges Governors and Lt. Governors to advice religious leaders to not hold any congregations

New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called upon the Governors and Lt. Governors of States and Union Territories to motivate spiritual and religious leaders to advice their followers to not hold any congregations and observe social distancing norms to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid Congress uproar

New Delhi/UNI: The proceedings of the Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 2 pm on Wednesday following an uproar by the Congress Members over the alleged detention of its sitting member by a state police.

Vice President Naidu calls for improving service delivery of government programmes

New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu said today that there is no dearth of policy formulation in India, but what is more important is the effective implementation of these policies on ground.