Vice President Dhankar Highlights Three New Laws Liberating Criminal Justice System from Colonial Legacy
Anurima Das -
Speaking at the release of a postal special cover commemorating the 100th birth anniversary of Justice Konda Madhav Reddy, Dhankar lauded the commendable performance of the judiciary, executive, and legislature in catalyzing Bharat's unprecedented rise.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar Regards India as a Global Human Rights Role Model
Newsmen News Desk -
Highlighting human rights as a democratic cornerstone, he cautioned against the trend of political freebies impacting fiscal stability.
I am here, does it not suffice, Adhir on Kharge's absence from flag hoisting at new Parliament building
Kharge, who is also the Leader of Opposition in the upper house, had written to Rajya Sabha General Secretary Pramod Chandra Mody that he will not be able to attend the flag hoisting function at New Parliament building on Sunday.
SC declines to entertain plea against V-P, Law Minister in remarks against judiciary
A bench headed by Justice S.K. Kaul told the counsel, representing the petitioner, "What is this? Why have you come here?...." The bench said that it believes that the high court view is correct and if any authority has made an inappropriate statement, the apex court has a broad view to deal with it and declined to entertain the plea.
V-P Jagdeep Dhankhar, PM Narendra Modi greet people on Ganesh Chaturthi
"Warm greetings of #GaneshChaturthi to all. Celebrated with much enthusiasm, the festival represents India's composite culture, transcending the boundaries of caste, creed, religion or region. Today, I pray to #LordGanesh for the good health, happiness and prosperity of all," the Vice-President tweeted.
UNGA President meets India's Vice President Dhankar, thanks India for strong support
UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid tweeted that during the meetings he thanked India for its strong support for his "Presidency of Hope", as he had billed the vision for his tenure. Shahid tweeted that with India's VP Jagdeep Dhankar, "Our discussions touched on my five priorities during #UNGA76, particularly recovering from COVID19 & responding to the needs of the planet".
Voting underway to elect India's next Vice President
The voting, which began at 10 a.m., will conclude at 5 p.m. After counting of votes in the evening, the next Vice President will be elected. The Vice President will take the oath of office on August 11, as the term of the incumbent Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu ends on August 10. Meanwhile, India's second largest Opposition party after the Congress, the Trinamool Congress had decided to abstain from the voting, saying it 'not been consulted' on Margaret Alva's candidature.
VP election today to witness fight between Dhankar, Alva
While the number jacks up in favour of the NDA candidate, Alva, a senior politician, has pitched for a conscious vote. The voting will begin in Parliament House complex and MPs will cast their ballots. The Vice President is elected by an electoral college consisting of members of both Houses of Parliament, in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote and the voting in such election is by secret ballot.