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23-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Education neglected by all Muslim segments : Hamid Ansari

Former Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said among the identified issues faced by the Muslim community, education has been the most important one and is neglected by all the segments of the community."We have identified the issues (faced by the Muslims)...

25-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Need to ask if our freedom is in peril : Hamid Ansari

Former Vice President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said that a question was staring at all of us if the open society "we used to take pride in" was facing a serious existential threat amid "voices of sanity" being silenced."Mourning is just not enough. We should...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Gau Rakshaks not listening to Modi is a matter of concern : Hamid Ansari

There has been a rise of vigilantism in the country and if "gau rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are not listening to even Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then it is a matter of concern, says former Vice President Hamid Ansari."Modi is a strong leader. He is the unquestioned...

21-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Poetry is thoughts that come from above : Hamid Ansari

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that the poetry of thoughts that come from above. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book ‘Isthmus of Time’ authored by Shri Anshuman Gaur and published by Milap Publications, here...

12-Jun-2017 Bengaluru

Free, responsible media can hold power to account : Hamid Ansari

Amid raging debate over the role of the press and its freedom in the country, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said only a "free and responsible" media could hold power to account in this age of "post-truths" and "alternative facts".Addressing the re-launch...

19-May-2017 New Delhi

Arbitration an efficient alternative to litigation : Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said arbitration had emerged as an efficient alternative to litigation which saves both the court's and the litigants' time.Speaking at the inaugural session of a two-day conference on 'Dispute Management in Infrastructure...

28-Apr-2017 Warsaw

Had a very productive visit to Poland : Hamid Ansari

Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari, who concluded his three-day state visit to Poland on Thursday, said it was "very productive" and signalled a new stage in bilateral ties.Addressing the Indian community and Friends of India, Ansari said: "If I say my visit...

28-Apr-2017 Warsaw

Democratic means only way to solve world problems : Hamid Ansari

India's visiting Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Friday said peaceful, democratic means are the only way to resolve global problems."India sees democratic and peaceful means not only as means to resolve differences within countries, but also supports democratisation...

26-Apr-2017 Yerevan

Future technologies will reshape geopolitics : Hamid Ansari

Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said upcoming technologies like manufacturing of robotics and improved cost-efficiency in renewable energy will reshape geopolitics."Every two years, for example, solar installation rates are doubling, and photovoltaic-module...

25-Apr-2017 New Delhi

India, Armenia sign 3 agreements

India and Armenia on Tuesday signed three agreements after Vice President Hamid Ansari held a bilateral meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan in Yerevan."Vice President reviews entire gamut of bilateral relationship with Prime Minister of Armenia;...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull calls on Hamid Ansari

Visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on Vice President Hamid Ansari at the latter's residence here on Monday."PM @TurnbullMalcolm held talks with Vice President Hamid Ansari in New Delhi," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay...

25-Mar-2017 Chandigarh

Need to defend universities as free spaces : Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said that there is an urgent need to defend the intellectual freedom of the Indian universities, according to an official statement."In a period of rampant distrust of matters intellectual, there is an imperative need...

22-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Culture shapes how we see the world : Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said culture can be an important element in dealing with the issues confronting humanity and can change the attitudes needed to ensure peace and sustainable development."A global crisis faces humanity, marked by increasing...

14-Mar-2017 Hamid Ansari

War on terror has led to killing of innocents : Hamid Ansari

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that what is needed to curb and eliminate the scourge of terrorism is for the countries in the region to unite and fight it in all its forms and manifestations. States sponsoring terrorism must be...

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