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  • Rahul Gandhi visits Punjab to meet grief-stricken farmers 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    In an attempt to reach out to the grief stricken farmers, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is visiting Khanna and Gobindgarh in Punjab. "I am going to Punjab because I have been told that situation of farmers is very bad there. I am going there to know the reality," he...
  • PM Modi third most followed world leader on Twitter: Study 2 hours 37 minutes ago

    Berlin: In less than a year after assuming office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as the third most followed world leader on the social networking site, topped by US President Barack Obama, according to a report. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is the most followed foreign minister on Twitter. "US President...
  • Wanted to come to India in the first month after my election: Ashraf Ghani 2 hours 55 minutes ago

    In his maiden visit to India, Afghanistan's newly elected President Ashraf Ghani stressed on ways to tackle terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Ghani on Tuesday and discussed key issues including security and connectivity. ...
  • Breaking toons: Devastating earthquake claims over 5,000 lives, Nepal thanks India for assistance 6 hours 14 minutes ago

    After a massive earthquake hit Nepal, Ambassador-designate of Nepal Deep Kumar Upadhyay thanked India for stepping in and offering help. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is personally monitoring the situation. ...
  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he wanted to come to India in the first month after his election 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In his maiden visit to India, Afghanistan's newly elected President Ashraf Ghani stressed on ways to tackle terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Ghani on Tuesday and discussed key issues including security and connectivity. After the comprehensive talks with Ghani on entire gamut of bilateral...
  • Rahul Gandhi takes a train to Punjab to meet grief-stricken farmers 11 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In an attempt to reach out to the grief stricken farmers, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is visiting Khanna and Gobindgarh in Punjab. "I am going to Punjab because I have been told that situation of farmers is very bad there. I am going there to know the...
  • Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Modi flaying opposition outside India, Jaitley says can't issue gag order against PM 12 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: High drama was witnessed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday as the opposition protested over Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition during his visit abroad. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was quick to defend Modi saying no gag order can be issued against the Prime Minister. "Why can't...
  • Will host Modi if I return to power, says David Cameron as UK readies for polls 16 hours 37 minutes ago

    As UK readies for polls, incumbent Prime Minister David Cameron said that he will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he returns to power. "I hope after the election, if I safely return, it would be great to receive Prime Minister Modi. I have made many visits to India, the...
  • PM Modi donates one month's salary to help earthquake victims Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday donated one month's salary to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for assistance to those affected by the recent earthquake within the country, PMO said. Members of Lok Sabha also decided to donate one month's salary for earthquake assistance. The government has already announced...
  • India not to bid for 2024 Olympic Games, says IOC Chief Thomas Bach Yesterday

    The President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Thomas Bach on Monday said that India have not bid for 2024 Olympic Games as Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not propose it. Mr. Bach and Prime Minister Modi noted with concern, the rising trend of conflict, civil war and terrorism around the...
  • Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani arriving on three-day visit to India Yesterday

    New Delhi: Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will be in India for a three-day state visit beginning on Monday and will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attend delegation-level talks. Scheduled to arrive here at 8 pm on Monday, Ghani will receive a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan and hold...
  • Rajnath Singh lauds PM Modi for 'Operation Maitri' Yesterday

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday briefed Parliament and credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 'Operation Maitri'. ...
  • Sitaram Yechury rules out alliance with Congress Yesterday

    Kolkata: Ruling out an alliance with Congress, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday sought co-operation of all "secular" opposition parties to fight the Narendra Modi government's economic policies and the "Hindutva agenda". "We are very clear that there can be no alliance with the Congress party because of fundamental...
  • Death toll in earthquake-hit Nepal crosses 2,500 as fresh tremors jolt the area, rescue efforts on 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: As Nepal slowly came to terms with the full scale of tragedy and looked for survivours, the death toll due the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that hit the Himalayan country on Saturday crossed 2,500 while over 5,000 people have reportedly been injured. The government of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala declared...
  • RBI chief Rajan calls for formal financing routes for farmers: Report 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan called for an urgent expansion of formal financing routes for farmers after a spate of suicides in the country, a newspaper said on Saturday. "It is lack of formal financing rather than the excessive burden of informal financing which is the problem. So...
  • Manisha Koirala thanks Narendra Modi for support after earthquake 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who has her roots in Nepal, has thanked India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for quickly coming to Nepal's help after the devastating earthquake. Koirala was in tears while watching the news of the destruction on TV after a 7.9-magnitude quake left over 1,800 people dead. "Commendable...
  • India will wipe tears of every Nepali, says PM Modi in his 'Mann Ki Baat' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India is with the "sisters and brothers" of Nepal in its time of crisis following the terrible earthquake which claimed over 1,800 lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his radio address 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday. "We will wipe the tears of every Nepali, hold their hands and...
  • Narendra Modi talks to Nepal Prime Minister, assures all help 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With massive earthquake hitting Nepal on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached out to his counterpart Sushil Koirala as well as President Ram Baran Yadav and assured all help in dealing with the "tough" situation. "Spoke to PM Sushil Koirala, who is in transit in Bangkok on his...
  • Nepal quake: PM Modi speaks to Nepal President 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Reaching out to Nepal which has been struck by a strong magnitude quake, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on spoke to the country's President Ram Baran Yadav. "PM is trying to reach Nepal PM Shri Sushil Koirala, who is abroad. He has spoken to President of Nepal Shri Ram Baran...
  • Live: IAF plane with 55 stranded Indians from Nepal lands in Delhi, earthquake death toll 1,500 3 days ago

    A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. United States Geological Survey (USGS) not only upgraded the earthquake to 7.9 magnitude but also only 2 km deep. There was...
  • Nepal earthquake: PM Narendra Modi speaks to CMs of Bihar, Sikkim 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke to chief ministers of Bihar and Sikkim amid efforts to get information about the situation after a powerful earthquake struck north and east India. "We are in the process of finding more information and are working to reach out to those affected,...
  • Barack Obama had a historic visit to India: US 3 days ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama had a historic visit to India early this year as part of his efforts to deepen America's partnership with India in the Asia Pacific region, a presidential aide has said. "President Obama had a good trip to India earlier this year, an historic visit, as the Chief...
  • 'Really enjoyed the ride', tweets Narendra Modi after travelling in Delhi Metro 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Leaving his cars and convoys behind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a metro ride in Delhi on Saturday. He travelled from Dhaula Kuan to Dwarka where he was going for a function of the National Intelligence Academy. Modi was accompanied by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Tweeting his experience,...
  • Air conditioner vest developed for troops posted in desert: Manohar Parrikar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: An air conditioner vest has been developed for soldiers posted in the desert by premier defence research laboratory DRDO and its performance evaluation has been completed under lab conditions. The prototype of portable Man Mounted Air Conditioning System (MMACS) for desert operations, has been developed by the Defence...
  • Evolution of leadership is also a challenge in democracy: Infosys China CEO 4 days ago

    Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's China visit in May, Infosys CEO of China spoke to CNN's Kristie Lu Stout about his expectations from that trip. "In terms of education, having access to different resources, and job creation, China has done well. It has progressed far better compared to India," said...
  • India to host Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, seeks to regain ground lost to China, Pakistan 4 days ago

    New Delhi: When Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani makes his first official visit to India next week, it will be a chance for New Delhi to regain ground lost to regional rivals Pakistan and China and push interests including trade routes and arms sales. More than his predecessor Hamid Karzai, Ghani has...
  • Farmers at Modi's adopted village complain of crop damage being underestimated 5 days ago

    Jayapur: Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have destroyed 70 per cent of the wheat crop in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's adopted village of Jayapur in Uttar Pradesh. Farmers have complained that the crop damage is being underestimated. A farmer said, "The crop damage has affected our family tremendously. We are unable...
  • Rural distress, farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide force Modi government to delay Land Bill 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has delayed the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill that will make it easier for industry to buy farmland, following anger over rising rural distress and the suicide of a farmer in New Delhi. The death of farmer Gajendra Singh, who hanged himself from a tree...
  • A 'rejuvenated' Rahul Gandhi gives new hope to the down-and-out Congress 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With one electoral debacle after another and a leadership that seemed all at sea again the aggressive onslaught of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress was fast shrinking and losing its relevance across large parts of India. The massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha...
  • Nothing more important than a human life, says Modi on farmer's suicide 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst uproar over the suicide of a farmer in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the agriculture community's problems are "old, deep-rooted and widespread". He said that every individual's life is of uptmost importance. Making a statement in Lok Sabha, he said the farmers cannot be left...