VP Venkeiah Naidu

President Ramnath Kovind administers oath to M. Venkaiah Naidu as vice-president

Today the country has got the 13th Vice-President. The newly elected Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu took oath today. After this, Naidu will take over as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha and as Vice President will give his first speech.

Let us know that NDA candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu had won a grand victory in the Vice Presidential election in the elections held on August 5. He defeated the Opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi. Venkaiah Naidu got 516 votes while Gopal Krishna Gandhi got 244 votes.

Amit Shah Ahmed Patel Smriti Irani

Amit Shah, Smriti Irani & Ahmed Patel win Gujarat RS polls

BJP National President Amit Shah, Union Minister for Textile and Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani and Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel have won the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. After much drama overnight in the counting for the three Rajya Sabha seat, Amit Shah received 46 votes, Smriti Irani also secured 46 votes while Ahmed Patel got 44 votes.

Attack On Rahul Gandhi

Attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat was pre planned: Congress

Congress alleged that the attack on its vice president Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat yesterday was pre planned. Briefing media senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said it was the responsibility of the state government to ensure the safety and security of Gandhi.

Condemning the incident, Azad said such attacks should not take place in a civilized society. Rahul Gandhi's car was pelted with stones during his visit to the flood-affected Dhanera in Gujarat but he escaped unhurt. Meanwhile, Gandhi has also reacted to the attack on him and alleged it is part of the BJP and RSS politics. 

National Human Rights Commission

NHRC issues notice to Kerala Government over political killings in state

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has issued notice to Kerala Government over spate of murderous assaults on political party workers in Kerala. The Commission has asked the State Chief Secretary and Director General of Police to take effective steps to stop them. NHRC has sought a report on the issue within four weeks. 

In a statement NHRC said, the Commission has observed that the crucial point is whenever such incidents happen, a precious human life is lost. The brutal killings of the party workers are indicative of growing rivalry among the workers of different parties and poor state of law and order situation in the State.