Opposition To Head 5 Rajya Sabha Parliamentary Committees, BJP Gets 3
Sunday, September 15, 2019, 9:10 AM
Opposition members of Rajya Sabha will chair five of the eight Department Related Standing Committees(DRSCs) of the upper house which were approved by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. Of the eight-committees, the ruling BJP gets chairpersonship of three committees. The opposition had headed four committees during the past two-years. Mr Naidu also approved nomination of Rajya Sabha members on the 16 DRSCs of Lok Sabha.
Never Wanted To Be Vice President, Not Suitable To Be PM: Venkaiah Naidu
Monday, August 12, 2019, 8:48 PM
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said he never wanted to take-up the post, but take-up "constructive-work" following the footsteps of Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader and social-activist, Nanaji Deshmukh. Mr Naidu said he was in tears the day he was named for the Vice President's post for the simple-reason that he would not be able to visit the BJP office or talk to the party workers.
Removal Of Article 370 In The Interest Of Nation: Vice President
Monday, August 12, 2019, 7:55 AM
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu backed the scrapping of special status under Article 370 to J-K, saying it was the need of the hour. The issue should also be seen from the national perspective and people of the country should stand with their counterparts in Jammu and Kashmir, he said at the launch of his book, a chronicle of his two years in office.