Vice President

  • From Shyamala Gopalan to Kamala Devi Harris: A timeline of two audacious journeys
    New York, January 18 (IANS): When Kamala Harris takes oath as America's Vice President, it will be a moment without equal in the country's history. Harris will be the first Indian and Black American, first woman and first woman of colour to ever win election to America's highest political office. Her journey was made possible by another audacious traveller - her mother Shyamala Gopalan, who arrived in America as a 19-year-old, in 1958. Below is a timeline that traces the
  • VP Naidu tests positive for COVID-19; in good health
    New Delhi, September 29 (PTI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19, the Vice President Secretariat said. It said Naidu, 71, is asymptomatic and in good health. "The Vice President of India who underwent a routine COVID-19 test today morning has been tested positive. He is however, asymptomatic and in good health," the Secretariat tweeted. Naidu has been advised home quarantine. His wife Usha Naidu has been tested negative and is