Narendra Modi

  • Maharashtra CM Chavan to skip PM Modi's event in Nagpur on Thursday 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Once bitten, twice shy - the adage seems fit for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan who has decided to skip Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function in Nagpur on Thursday. Chavan was hooted down during a public event in Solapur last week when he shared the stage with the...
  • India, Pakistan face trust deficit 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It was Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit's first public statement, since the Foreign Secretary level talks were called off. And he made it clear that for his government, it wasn't a question of an "either-Or" when it comes to speaking to Kashmiri separatist leaders, which of course was...
  • Border violence: Home Minister calls up CMs of Assam, Nagaland 4 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Concerned over unabated violence along Assam-Nagaland border, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday telephoned chief ministers of Assam and Nagaland and asked them to defuse tension along the borders of the two states. Singh told Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and his Nagaland counterpart TR...
  • Centre promises to rejuvenate the Ganga in three years 4 hours 35 minutes ago

    With the Narendra Modi Government according top priority to cleaning River Ganga, the Centre has set a target of three years to rejuvenate the polluted holy river. Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said that efforts are being made to rejuvenate the river in three years, for which steps...
  • India talks tough, tells Pakistan there are only two stakeholders on Jammu and Kashmir 5 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Just hours after the Pakistan High Commissioner, Abdul Basit, defended his meeting with the Kashmiri separatists, India hit back saying there were only two stakeholders on Jammu and Kashmir - India and Pakistan, asking the neighbouring country to respect past accords on truce. "After 1972 and the signing of...
  • Assam-Nagaland violence intensifies; three dead, six injured in fresh firing in Golaghat 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    Golaghat: Three people have been dead and six have been injured in fresh firing in Golaghat in Assam. Violence has been intensifying along the Assam-Nagaland border. Earlier, too, nine people from Nagaland were allegedly killed by armed groups in Assam last week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought a...
  • Modi government took credit for schemes introduced by Congress, says Sonia Gandhi 8 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of taking credit for the schemes and programmes of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and stated that despite doing so much, the Congress-led alliance lost in the Lok Sabha polls as people got misled by false...
  • Blame game between Centre, Gogoi over brutal security crackdown at Assam-Nagaland border 7 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The blame game has begun on Wednesday between the Narendra Modi government and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi over the brutal security crackdown and deteriorating situation at the Assam-Nagaland border. Nine people from Nagaland have been allegedly killed by armed groups in Assam last week. The Ministry of Home...
  • Congress CMs likely to skip events involving PM Modi: sources 11 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: All Congress Chief Ministers are likely to skip events involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday. The development comes after Bharatiya Janata Party supporters booed Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda during his speech at Modi's rally in Kaithal on Tuesday. Sources added that Maharashtra...
  • PM Modi emphasises on the role of DRDO, says technology plays a key role today 11 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Addressing scientists at a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) function in new Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the role of the DRDO and said that it has a crucial stature today as the "nature of war has changed and technology plays a key role today." "Are our...
  • Modi effect: Chhattisgarh to build toilets in 100 schools 12 hours 27 minutes ago

    Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for 'Clean India' initiative and focus on school sanitation, Chhattisgarh Government has decided to construct toilets in as many as 100 schools. Chhattisgarh Housing Board (CHB) will execute the plan to build the lavatories. "A project has been prepared by Chhattisgarh Housing Board...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation in Poonch by Pakistani troops yet again 13 hours 21 minutes ago

    Srinagar: There was another ceasefire violation in Hamirpur sector located in Poonch district on Wednesday as Pakistani troops fired using small arms and automatics along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan has violated ceasefire more than 25 times in less than three months. There was no...
  • Gogoi blames Centre for escalating tensions at Assam-Nagaland border 13 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday held the Narendra Modi government responsible for the escalating tensions at the Assam-Nagaland border. Nine people from Nagaland have been allegedly killed by armed groups in Assam last week. Gogoi said, "Why only I am being held responsible for the current situation....
  • Separatists continue meetings with Pakistan envoy, say Modi shouldn't have called off talks 14 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It is back to square one for India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue. If it comes down to a contest of wills, neither India nor Pakistan is blinking yet. Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit continued to meet Kashmiri separatist leaders despite the Narendra Modi government's opposition and cancellation...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey Yesterday

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  • Toilet construction not enough, need a cultural revolution: Jairam Ramesh Yesterday

    Former Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has come out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' initiative and backed his boost for a toilet revolution in the country. ...
  • Modi vs Nawaz: Are Indo-Pak talks meaningless? Yesterday

    India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hour-long meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. ...
  • Haryana CM shouted down by Modi supporters at public event, vows to never share stage with PM Yesterday

    Kaithal: What may have seemed like a much-needed camaraderie between political rivals ended within moments in Kaithal on Tuesday when supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi shouted down Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda with whom the PM was sharing the stage during a foundation-laying ceremony. "BJP did wrong by allowing...
  • Anti-corruption high on Modi's agenda as he kickstarts poll campaign in Haryana 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    Kaithal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted the BJP's election campaign in Haryana on Tuesday with a visit to Kaithal where he laid the foundation of the Kaithal-Rajasthan border section of the National Highway. He shared the stage with Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda whom he lauded for the infrastructural growth...
  • Don't solely rely on 'Modi wave': Gadkari to BJP workers Yesterday

    Pune: Cautioning BJP workers against self complacency, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked them not to solely depend on the "Modi wave" for victory in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. While stressing that the "Modi wave" in the country is a fact, Gadkari, however, asked the party activists to "go...
  • Photos: Was the saffron and green turban Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing on August 15 torn? Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of Indian Independence Day, in New Delhi on Friday. His speech was broadcast live from the Red Fort on August 15 and about 10,000 people were for the first time allowed to witness the ceremony, for which separate stands were...
  • PM Modi invites ideas from the general public to shape the institution replacing the Planning Commission Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited ideas from the general public to shape the new institution that will replace the Planning Commission. The Prime Minister's Office has set up an Open Forum to collect ideas from the people. "Inviting you to share your ideas on what shape the...
  • We want to execute the toilet plan as fast as possible: TCS Yesterday

    Mumbai: Four days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked parliamentarians and corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year, Tata Consultancy and Bharti Foundation have decided to pledge Rs 100 crore each in this regard. TCS will earmark a budget of...
  • Shah on 2-day UP visit from tomorrow Yesterday

    BJP president Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh beginning on Tuesday, a party official said. Shah, during his visit, will meet partymen in the state capital and inaugurate a public relation office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, BJP state spokesman Vijay...
  • Jharkhand Disom Party merges with BJP Yesterday

    Jharkhand Disom Party (JDP) formally merged with the BJP in presence of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda here on Monday. Announcing the merger, Munda said a strong wave in favour of BJP was sweeping across the country and a host of political leaders irrespective of their party affiliations have...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Indo-Pak talks off: Has Modi government acted in haste? 2 days ago

    India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hour-long meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. ...
  • No short-cuts to diplomatic processes, Congress tells NDA government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday reminded the Narendra Modi government that there are "no short-cuts to diplomatic processes" as India called off the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan next week. "The BJP-led government has learnt it the hard way that there are no short-cuts to diplomatic processes particularly those having a...
  • Bharti Foundation to invest Rs 100 cr for building toilets 2 days ago

    New Delh: In a bid to improve household sanitation in rural Punjab, Bharti Foundation on Monday said it will invest up to Rs 100 crore in constructing toilets in Ludhiana over the next three years. The Foundation, which is the development arm of Bharti Enterprises said the programme is inspired by...
  • Modi must adopt painful reforms to push growth: Chinese daily 2 days ago

    Beijing: To maintain high growth rate in India in a sustainable way, Prime Minister Narendra Modi must adopt some painful reforms, such as the removal of wasteful subsidies to free up resources, a public policy expert said. Kishore Mahbubani said in an article in the Global Times Monday that Mahatma Gandhi...