03 Feb 2016
Bangkok: Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived today on a three-day visit to Thailand on the second and last leg of his visit to southeast Asia."Eastern friendships flourish. After a successful visit to Brunei, VP Ansari arrives in Thailand to a 19-gun salute," external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted along with pictures.
19 Apr 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on Mahavir Jayanti.
12 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Mortal remains of eminent journalist Inder Malhotra were today cremated at the Lodhi Road crematorium in the presence of his family members, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, a large number of journalists, diplomats and people from different walks of life.
12 Jun 2016
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today embarked on a six-day visit to three African nations -- Ghana, Ivory Coast and Namibia -- to boost trade ties with these countries known for having "solid political system, where democracy has taken roots".
03 Jun 2016
Tunis: India and Tunisia have decided to enhance cooperation in combating terrorism with Vice President Hamid Ansari saying successfully dealing with such threats requires strong collaboration among "like-minded partners".
05 Feb 2016
Bangkok: Vice President Hamid Ansari today left for home after concluding a five-day tour of Thailand and Brunei during which he held talks with the top leadership of the two countries on ways to enhance bilateral ties.
04 Feb 2016
Bangkok: Vice President Hamid Ansari today called for 'strong cooperation' among like-minded nations to tackle the growing menace of terrorism and underlined the 'tremendous potential' for enhancing Indo-Thai defence ties.
06 Jan 2016
Thiruvananthapuram: Vice President Hamid Ansari will release a book on former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru here on January 12. 'Book on Nehru', published by T M Varghese Foundation and edited by former DGP P J Alexander, comprises a collection of articles penned by various people on the life, personality and contributions of Nehru.
27 May 2016
New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi today paid tributes to the nation's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 52nd death anniversary.
17 Nov 2015
Pune: Vice President Hamid Ansari today said there was a reason for concern about 'emergence of a propensity for intolerance of diversity and dissent' and pitched for evolving a social consensus around equality, justice and empowerment.