His remarks came days after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had suggested that talks with Pakistan are necessary to end bloodshed in the state
The proceedings begin at 1100 hours with the tabling of the listed papers, after which the Zero Hour is held where members raise issues of public interest. The Question Hour, where MPs can ask the government questions about various policies takes place at noon.
Presenting the 'Yerarignar' Award (Icon of farm research) to eminent agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan here, Naidu said agriculture universities and scientists should focus on enhancing farm production and diversification in farming.
"There is a general perception that agriculture is not a good economic proposition. Clearly, a business-as-usual approach will not do and we need a comprehensive, multi- pronged approach," he said.
Observing that more and more cities have chosen the PPP model for development and implementation of urban transport projects, he said Hyderabad Metro Rail, on completion, would become the world's largest such venture to be implemented via this partnership route
The vice president laid the foundation stone for the development of an inland waterway project in Krishna river between Muktyala and Vijayawada in the Andhra Pradesh capital region of Amaravati.
Naidu said he was shocked to learn about the incident. "My deepest condolences to the bereaved families who have lost their dear ones and wish a speedy recovery to the injured," he tweeted.
In her address to the 72nd UN General Assembly session, Swaraj had said, "If we cannot agree to define our enemy, how can we fight together? If we continue to differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists, how can we fight together? If even the United Nations Security Council cannot agree on the listing of terrorists, how can we fight together?"
The Ganesh pandal at Khairatabad is popular among devotees. A huge idol of the elephant-headed God, which is more than 50 feet tall, has been installed at the pandal for worship.
JD(U) spokesperson K C Tyagi said Yadav's participation in the rally of an opposition party was a fit case for disqualification under Schedule 10 of its constitution as it amounted to anti-party activity.
Just a day before relinquishing office as Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister in July, Naidu sanctioned these 2.25 lakh houses to the state, in addition to the 1.93 lakh approved in 2015-16.
The MPs met Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to hand him a letter appointing Singh as the leader of the JD(U) in the upper house, the leader said.
Naidu also said that he was studying how his predecessors and towering figures like S Radhakrishnan and Zakir Hussain functioned in the office of the vice president.
The name of the next vice president of India will be known tomorrow evening after members of Parliament cast their ballot during the day in Parliament House.
The Congress claims that the NDA candidate has misused his position to benefit himself and his family.
The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry also gave nod to central assistance of Rs 450 crore for the project under the Centre's flagship programme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), an official release said.
NDA's vice presidential nominee M Venkaiah Naidu today warned Pakistan against aiding and abetting terror, saying it should recall what happened in the 1971 Indo-Pak war when it faced a humiliating defeat and Bangladesh was born
BJP president Amit Shah, senior leader Murli Manohar Joshi as well as leaders from BJP allies and those from other regional parties, including the AIADMK and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, accompanied Naidu as he filed his papers in the parliament complex.
The portfolio of urban development, which too was with Naidu, was given to Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, the PMO said.
The prime minister spoke to Palaniswami, who leads the Amma faction of the ruling AIADMK, over the phone and thanked him for supporting the NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind, an official release issued here late last night said.
The BJP Parliamentary board, in a meeting, picked Naidu for contesting the poll for vice president, the post he is almost certain to occupy.
Allaying fears related to the RERA, Naidu said, the regulations will not only help real estate developers but it will enhance credibility and increase acceptability.
"There is massive support for GST and people are happy," the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister said in his address at a GST conference here.
"There is massive support for GST and people are happy," Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Naidu said in his address at a GST conference here.
The information and broadcasting minister said the Central Bureau of Investigation was doing its duty and acting in accordance with the mandate given to it by law.