Articles tagged under: Vice President

M Venkaiah Naidu elected as new Vice President of India

August 05, 2017
M Venkaiah Naidu elected as new Vice President of India

New Delhi: M Venkaiah Naidu, the candidate of the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, will be India's next Vice President as results were declared of the election in which Members of Parliament cast their votes today. According to election officer Shamsher K Sharif, Naidu got 516 votes against opposition candidate Gopal Krishna Gandhi's 244 votes. The NDA, which has a majority in the Lok Sabha, found it easy to place its candidate as the next vice president. The opposition had fie...Read More

M. Venkaiah Naidu to be NDA’s vice presidential candidate: Amit Shah

July 17, 2017

New Delhi:Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, a veteran BJP leader from Andhra Pradesh, will be NDA's vice presidential candidate, party president Amit Shah said today. Naidu was chosen at the BJP Parliamentary board meeting here attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior party leaders. The 68-year old Naidu currently holds the portfolios of Information and Broadcasting and Housing and Urban Affairs. The former BJP president is pitted against Gopalkrishna Gandhi, who was...Read More

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