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New Kerala
Muslim community is in constant state of fear: Shivpal Yadav - newkerala news #263924of the BJP government's corruption," he said. Shivpal Yadav's comments have co
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of the BJP government's corruption," he said. Shivpal Yadav's comments have come almost a week after former vice-president Hamid Ansari expressed similar sentiment about the state of the minority groups in India, especially Muslims. Ansari's... Read more
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The Hindu
Hamid Ansari: an intellectual liberatedVallathol Narayana Menon wrote: “In this world, imprisonment is imprisonment, e
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Vallathol Narayana Menon wrote: “In this world, imprisonment is imprisonment, even if the cage is made of solid gold.” Hamid Ansari has just walked out of his ten-year imprisonment to “larger freedom”. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi observed,... Read more
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dna
Hamid Ansari steers clear of controversiesSkirting with another controversy was not what former vice-president Hamid Ansa
dna / Posted yesterday
Skirting with another controversy was not what former vice-president Hamid Ansari had on his mind on the 70th anniversary of Independence Day when he decided to attend the launch of Urdu edition of a news portal. And, he stayed away from trouble. "I... Read more
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asianage
Modi and Kovind offer a glimpse of ‘New India’and multi-religious country. The new vice-president, M. Venkiah Naidu, has alre
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and multi-religious country. The new vice-president, M. Venkiah Naidu, has already take issue with his predecessor, Hamid Ansari, for suggesting that Muslims felt insecure in the new India that is being built. It was an unbecoming... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Urdu is the language of the entire country: Hamid AnsariUrdu was not only the language of Muslims but of the entire country, former Vic
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Urdu was not only the language of Muslims but of the entire country, former Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Tuesday while asserting that now it was being spoken across the world. He expressed disappointment that Urdu had become a politicised... Read more
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dna
Don't politicise Urdu; it's the language of everyone in India: Former VP Hamid AnsariUrdu was not only the language of Muslims but of the entire country, former Vic
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Urdu was not only the language of Muslims but of the entire country, former Vice President Hamid Ansari said today while asserting that now it was being spoken across the world. He expressed disappointment that Urdu had become a politicised issue... Read more
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The Hindu
Hamid Ansari’s remarks have no takers within Muslim community: Indresh KumarRSS leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday said there were no takers for former Vice-
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday said there were no takers for former Vice-President Hamid Ansari’s recent “insecurity among Muslims” remark even within the community. He called the former Vice-President “unfortunate” as no one came out in... Read more
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dna
Even if Babri Masjid verdict goes against Muslims, they should peacefully accept it: Maulana Kalbe Sadiqnor of Muslims. He is the soul of India," said Dr. Harsh Vardhan. Baba Ramdev
dna / Posted 4 days ago
nor of Muslims. He is the soul of India," said Dr. Harsh Vardhan. Baba Ramdev without naming the former vice president Hamid Ansari criticised him on his comment of Muslims feeling insecure saying, "Bade aadmi ko aag lagane ka nahi bujhane ka... Read more
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Hamid Ansari should go live in the country where he feels secure: RSS leader Indresh KumarRSS leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday said there were no takers for former vice
dna / Posted 4 days ago
RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday said there were no takers for former vice president Hamid Ansari's recent "insecurity among Muslims remark" even within the community. He called the former vice president "unfortunate" as no one came out in... Read more
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The Indian Express
Go where you feel secure, RSS’s Indresh Kumar tells Hamid AnsariKumar. (Source: Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) Senior RSS leader Indresh Kuma
The Indian Express / Posted 4 days ago
Kumar. (Source: Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday advised former Vice President Hamid Ansari to go to any country “where he feels secure”. At a press conference that Kumar addressed after a Raksha Bandhan... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rajya Sabha TV CEO Gurdeep Singh Sappal resignspolls or selected through exams, one must move out with the principal," Sappal
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
polls or selected through exams, one must move out with the principal," Sappal said in his message. Sappal, also the Officer on Special Duty to former Vice President M. Hamid Ansari, is credited with conceptualising and establishing Rajya Sabh... Read more
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asianage
RS TV CEO Gurdeep Singh Sappal resigns, Prasar Bharti CEO to take overbroadcaster owned and operated by the Rajya Sabha, has also served as an Office
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
broadcaster owned and operated by the Rajya Sabha, has also served as an Officer on Special Duty to former Vice President Hamid Ansari, who appointed him for assistance with political and parliamentary work. Three years after the inception of the... Read more
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New Kerala
Gurdeep Singh Sappal resigns as CEO, RS TV; Prasar Bharti CEO to take over - newkerala news #262693broadcaster owned and operated by the Rajya Sabha, has also served as an Office
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
broadcaster owned and operated by the Rajya Sabha, has also served as an Officer on Special Duty to former Vice President Hamid Ansari, who appointed him for assistance with political and parliamentary work. Three years after the inception of the... Read more
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dna
Sappal resigns as RS TV CEO, Prasar Bharati's Vempati getsthe vice president is its chairman. M Venkaiah Naidu was yesterday sworn in as
dna / Posted 5 days ago
the vice president is its chairman. M Venkaiah Naidu was yesterday sworn in as the 15th vice president. His predecessor Hamid Ansari had two successive terms. In 2008, Rajya Sabha decided to start its own 24x7 TV channel and three years later,... Read more
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dna
2017 monsoon session ends on a good notethat with a progresive mindset, the people of the nation must patriotic value.'
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that with a progresive mindset, the people of the nation must patriotic value.'Secular Sadbhav' The one moved by Chairman Hamid Ansari on behalf of the Rajya Sabha said: "On this day, we solemnly take a pledge to uphold and safeguard the values... Read more
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New Kerala
Maiden speech of Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu as Chairman of Rajya Sabha - newkerala news #262484others had presided over the proceedings of this august House with distinction.
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
others had presided over the proceedings of this august House with distinction. We are also been fortunate to observe Shri Hamid Ansari, the outgoing Vice President who had a diplomatic career who conducted this house. My immediate predecessor Shri... Read more
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dna
Hamid Ansari has missed the woods for the treesour politicians occupy, they never cease playing at politics. I am reminded of
dna / Posted 5 days ago
our politicians occupy, they never cease playing at politics. I am reminded of this by a statement made by vice president Hamid Ansari on Thursday. It is a political statement. It was his last day as vice president. The day before, he had given an... Read more
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New Kerala
Ansari's remark creating row only because he is Muslim: NCP - newkerala news #262260New Delhi , Aug. 11 : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday backed out
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi , Aug. 11 : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday backed outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari's statement over the growing uneasiness among the country's minority community, stating that only because the latter is a Muslim so it's... Read more
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asianage
I am now an all-party man, says Venkaiah NaiduMr Naidu is the 15th vice-president, he is the 13th person to hold the constitu
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Mr Naidu is the 15th vice-president, he is the 13th person to hold the constitutional post. His predecessor Hamid Ansari and the first vice -president S. Radhakrishnan had held the post for two consecutive terms. Welcoming Mr Naidu,... Read more
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dna
BJYM slams Ansari for 'insecurity among Muslims' commentAttacking former Vice President Hamid Ansari over his remark that there was a s
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Attacking former Vice President Hamid Ansari over his remark that there was a sense of insecurity among Muslims, the youth wing of BJP today sought his apology. "It is extremely unfortunate that Ansari has made such a remark on the last day of his... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shekhar Gupta: Do minorities matter?the bare facts first. We will argue and conclude later whether it is a good or
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
the bare facts first. We will argue and conclude later whether it is a good or a bad thing. With the departure of Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Indian political history has opened a new chapter. I have checked, even deep-trawled the history of many... Read more
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New Kerala
Derek O'Brien coins acronym for VP Naidu- 'Now All India's Dearest Umpire' - newkerala news #262338he has always upheld the interests of the poor." Naidu was sworn-in as the 13t
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
he has always upheld the interests of the poor." Naidu was sworn-in as the 13th Vice President of India today, succeeding Hamid Ansari, in a glittering ceremony. President Ram Nath Kovind administered him the oath of office and secrecy at... Read more
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New Kerala
Ministers congratulate Naidu on assuming office of Vice- newkerala news #262341to him," Earlier in the day, Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu was sworn-in as the 13
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
to him," Earlier in the day, Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu was sworn-in as the 13th Vice President of India today, succeeding Hamid Ansari, in a glittering ceremony today. President Ram Nath Kovind administered him the oath of office and secrecy at... Read more
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New Kerala
PM Modi welcomes VP Naidu in RS, says 'now common men in high posts' - newkerala news #262317Minister knows the workings of the House very well after being active in it for
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Minister knows the workings of the House very well after being active in it for so long. Naidu takes over the charge from Hamid Ansari whose second term ended on Thursday. Praising Naidu for his various rural development schemes, Prime Minister... Read more
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New Kerala
Opposition welcomes VP Naidu, reminds him to be 'unbiased' - newkerala news #262322he has always upheld the interests of the poor." Naidu was sworn-in as the 13t
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
he has always upheld the interests of the poor." Naidu was sworn-in as the 13th Vice President of India today, succeeding Hamid Ansari, in a glittering ceremony. President Ram Nath Kovind administered him the oath of office and secrecy at... Read more
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asianage
PM welcomes VP Venkaiah Naidu in RS; be unbiased, says Oppnparty or religion," Azad said in the House. Naidu was sworn in as the 13th Vic
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
party or religion," Azad said in the House. Naidu was sworn in as the 13th Vice President of India on Friday, succeeding Hamid Ansari, in a glittering ceremony. Following the ceremonial reception Naidu took over as the speaker of the Rajya Sabha... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as India’s 13th vice presidentname of god. While he is the 15th vice president, he is the 13th person to hol
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
name of god. While he is the 15th vice president, he is the 13th person to hold the constitutional post. His predecessor Hamid Ansari and the first vice president S Radhakrishnan had held the post for two consecutive terms. Prime Minister... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pradhan Mantri Sadak Yojana was gifted by vice president Venkaiah Naidu: PM Modi in Rajya Sabhabeing in the House for so long, he has seen how the House works,” Modi said. N
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
being in the House for so long, he has seen how the House works,” Modi said. Naidu on Friday took over charge from M. Hamid Ansari whose second term as Vice President ended on Thursday. President Ram Nath Kovind earlier in the day... Read more
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dna
Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as vice presidentname of god. While he is the 15th vice president, he is the 13th person to hol
dna / Posted 6 days ago
name of god. While he is the 15th vice president, he is the 13th person to hold the constitutional post. His predecessor Hamid Ansari and the first vice president S Radhakrishnan had held the post for two consecutive terms. Prime Minister... Read more
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New Kerala
Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India - newkerala news #262285Delhi , Aug 11 : Former Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu was sworn-in as the 13
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Delhi , Aug 11 : Former Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu was sworn-in as the 13th Vice President of India today, succeeding Hamid Ansari, in a glittering ceremony today. President Ram Nath Kovind administered him the oath of office and secrecy at... Read more
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New Kerala
Paresh Rawal mocks Ansari over 'Muslim' remarks, says 'get well soon' - newkerala news #26222610 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Paresh Rawal on Thursday fired
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
10 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Paresh Rawal on Thursday fired a sardonic salvo at outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari over his remarks about Muslims of the country. Rawal took to twitter and apparently mocked Ansari by telling... Read more
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New Kerala
PM Modi praises Ansari, says never saw him getting into controversy - newkerala news #262227New Delhi , Aug. 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appreciated outg
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi , Aug. 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appreciated outgoing Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and said that he never saw him getting into controversy. "I don't remember any controversy surrounding Hamid Ansari. It is a... Read more
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New Kerala
Manipur Governor condemns Hamid Ansari's 'derogatory' remarks - newkerala news #262253New Delhi , Aug. 11 : Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Friday condemned outgo
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi , Aug. 11 : Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Friday condemned outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari over his "derogatory" remarks about Muslims of the country. Speaking to ANI, Heptullah said, "People sitting on high constitutional... Read more
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asianage
The demon within we must still fightof the independence movement for which “millions of Indians” made “heroic sacri
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
of the independence movement for which “millions of Indians” made “heroic sacrifices”, to which outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari alluded in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday as the Upper House passed a unanimous resolution to commemorate the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Venkaiah Naidu to be sworn in as 13th Vice President of Indiaenvironment of communal disharmony in the country. In his parting interview to
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
environment of communal disharmony in the country. In his parting interview to Rajya Sabha TV, former vice-president Hamid Ansari said that a feeling of unease and insecurity had crept up on Muslims across the country over the last few... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BJP attacks Hamid Ansari, India denies evacuating village in Sikkim: Top stories to bring you up to dateOn his last day in office, BJP attacks Hamid Ansari for ‘minorities insecure’ r
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
On his last day in office, BJP attacks Hamid Ansari for ‘minorities insecure’ remarkIndia’s next vice president Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday dismissed allegations of insecurity among Muslims as a political propaganda, a day after his predecessor Hamid... Read more
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dna
Ansari's_remark_creating_row_only_because_he_is_MuslimThe Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday backed outgoing Vice-President H
dna / Posted 6 days ago
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday backed outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari?s statement over the growing uneasiness among the country?s minority community, stating that only because the latter is a Muslim so it?s creating a row... Read more
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New Kerala
BJP, Congress stand divided over Hamid Ansari's statement on Indian Muslims - newkerala news #262005New Delhi , August 10 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has outrightly denied
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi , August 10 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has outrightly denied outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari's assertion on Indian Muslims, saying that there is no better country than India for Muslims, while the Congress has said that the... Read more
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The Indian Express
BJP slams Hamid Ansari, PM Modi says now you are free to follow your core beliefOutgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari with (from left) Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sumitra
The Indian Express / Posted 6 days ago
Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari with (from left) Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sumitra Mahajan, Narendra Modi, M Venkaiah Naidu, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar at his farewell function, in New Delhi on Thursday. (Source: PTI photo) Bidding farewell to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hamid Ansari gets accolades & brickbats on last day as vice-presidentlent dignity to the quality of the debates in the house while presiding over it
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
lent dignity to the quality of the debates in the house while presiding over it,” Jaitley said. Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien said, “If we were to choose our destiny, then we all would pass a resolution to have Chairman Hamid Ansari for another... Read more
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asianage
Venkaiah Naidu, Hamid Ansari spar on ‘unease of minorities’versus the vice-president-elect. On Thursday vice-president-elect M. Venkaiah N
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
versus the vice-president-elect. On Thursday vice-president-elect M. Venkaiah Naidu took on outgoing vice-president Hamid Ansari over his remarks that there was “unease” and a “sense of insecurity among minorities” across the... Read more
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dna
Hamid Ansari's parting swipe stirs acrimonious debate, successor Venkaiah Naidu calls it 'political propaganda'Widely hailed as a gentleman and a scholar, M Hamid Ansari today stepped down a
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Widely hailed as a gentleman and a scholar, M Hamid Ansari today stepped down as the vice president of India, bringing to an end what was largely an uncontroversial tenure with unexpected outspoken comments that stirred a national debate. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
BJP, Venkaiah Naidu dismiss Hamid Ansari's minority remarkNEW DELHI: Vice-president-elect M Venkaiah Naidu and BJP leadership have dismis
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
NEW DELHI: Vice-president-elect M Venkaiah Naidu and BJP leadership have dismissed the remarks made by Vice-President Hamid Ansari that there is a sense of insecurity among minorities in the country. The ruling party alleged that Ansari may have made... Read more
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New Kerala
Hamid Ansari playing politics by making remarks on sensitive issues: newkerala news #262054New Delhi August 10 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said outgoin
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi August 10 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said outgoing Vice President Hamid Ansari is playing politics by making remarks on sensitive issues. Ansari on Wednesday said that the Muslims in the country were experiencing a... Read more
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New Kerala
Outgoing VP Hamid Ansari speaks on minorities, democracy in his last RS address - newkerala news #262004New Delhi , August 10 : In his last address as the Vice-President, Hamid Ansari
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
New Delhi , August 10 : In his last address as the Vice-President, Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that democracy would turn into tyranny, if opposition groups are not given the right to free criticism, adding that a democracy is distinguished by the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
On his last day in office, BJP attacks Hamid Ansari for ‘minorities insecure’ remarkNaidu on Thursday dismissed allegations of insecurity among Muslims as a politi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
Naidu on Thursday dismissed allegations of insecurity among Muslims as a political propaganda, a day after his predecessor Hamid Ansari flagged a “growing unease” among the country’s minority community. Though Naidu did not name anyone, his... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi says Hamid Ansari free to pursue core thinking from now onA day after outgoing vice president Hamid Ansari said Muslims were feeling inse
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
A day after outgoing vice president Hamid Ansari said Muslims were feeling insecure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday he (Ansari) will be free to pursue his “core thinking” once he demits office. In his remarks in the Rajya Sabha, where... Read more
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dna
Please get well soon: Paresh Rawal thrashes Hamid Ansari's 'Muslims are feeling unsecure' commentWidely hailed as a gentleman and a scholar, M Hamid Ansari today stepped down a
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Widely hailed as a gentleman and a scholar, M Hamid Ansari today stepped down as the vice president of India, bringing to an end what was largely an uncontroversial tenure with unexpected outspoken comments that stirred a national debate. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hamid Ansari steps down as VP, with words stirring a national debateWidely hailed as a gentleman and a scholar, M Hamid Ansari today stepped down a
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Widely hailed as a gentleman and a scholar, M Hamid Ansari today stepped down as the vice president of India, bringing to an end what was largely an uncontroversial tenure with unexpected outspoken comments that stirred a national debate. The... Read more
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Gulf News
VP-elect Naidu dubs Ansari’s Muslim insecurity remark ‘political agenda’Naidu maintained that there was no fear among Muslims in India Outgoing Vice-P
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
Naidu maintained that there was no fear among Muslims in India Outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari is greeted by Vice President-designate M Venkaiah Naidu during his farewell function at GMC Balayogi Auditorium at Parliament in New Delhi on... Read more
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