Narendra Modi

  • Modi, Abe meet over dinner, pitch for robust future in ties 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Setting the tone for their formal Summit on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Saturday spoke about a "strong and robust future" for the bilateral ties, with the Indian leader hoping that the two sides would strive to achieve in five years...
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 1.82 per litre 2 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In major relief for the common man, petrol prices will be cut by Rs 1.82 per litre from midnight tonight. The diesel price, however, has been hiked by 50 paise. This is the third reduction in fuel prices in the month of August. Prior to Independence Day, the petrol...
  • 'Ministers enjoy large powers under PM Modi' 4 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finance Arun Jaitley on Saturday sought to dismiss any perception that power is centralised with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying ministers enjoy large extent of decentralisation with accountability. "See this whole debate is not about over centralisation. For instance I look after different departments in the government and the...
  • India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into a 'smart city' like Kyoto 7 minutes ago

    Kyoto: India and Japan on Saturday signed an agreement to develop the age-old Varanasi city using the experience of Kyoto, the 'smart city' of Japan, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. Varanasi, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents in the Lok Sabha, will...
  • PM Narendra Modi's 'bandhgala' look in Japan gets praise 5 hours 49 minutes ago

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at the Osaka airport in Japan on Saturday, looking dapper in a dark 'bandhgala'. His look got a thumbs up from a few Twitter users. Twitter user Atmay said: "Modi and all ministers should wear such suits in regular office also. Kurta is outdated." Another user...
  • Narendra Modi government has brought economy back on track: Gowda 6 hours 12 minutes ago

    Bangalore: The Narendra Modi government has within 100 days in office brought the economy back on track, which is reflected in the increase in the GDP growth rate, Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said on Saturday. "I think the GDP has grown within a short span of 100 days (5.7 per...
  • People unhappy with Modi government's 100-day report card: NCP 6 hours 46 minutes ago

    Nagpur: People are unhappy with the performance of Narendra Modi government at the Centre during its first 100 days as it has failed to keep its promises on rising prices and inflation, the National Congress Party said on Saturday. "People are not at all happy with the BJP government at the...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Japan to hold bilateral talks with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe 7 hours 45 minutes ago

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Osaka on Saturday and left for Kyoto where he will be received by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This is PM Modi's first bilateral visit outside of the subcontinent. Modi will tour Japan till the third of September and will also visit the...
  • PM Modi promises to bring high speed bullet trains to India 7 hours 55 minutes ago

    One of the dreams that Narendra Modi has been showing to the nation is of bringing bullet trains to India. It's incredible because these trains move at a speed of close to 265 to 270 km per hour. But, it might not be very feasible in India where rail safety...
  • 100 days of Modi government: One-man show so far, doubts linger over its success 7 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in power, one wonders whether the last hundred days have been a one-man show and whether it will continue to be so for the next four years. The 2014 general elections were interesting not only because Modi was the face of...
  • No one else can play Narendra Modi onscreen other than me: Paresh Rawal 11 hours 34 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Versatile actor Paresh Rawal, who will soon start shooting for a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, says he is the right choice to play the role of the politician. "I am confident about the film and no one else can play Narendra Modi other than me. He is in...
  • J&K: One soldier killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara 12 hours 6 minutes ago

    Srinagar: A soldier has died and another one has been injured in an encounter with terrorists in the Kalaroos area of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Incidents of continued aggression have been doing the rounds since the past two weeks on the line of Control (LOC) and the...
  • PM Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources: Jaitley 12 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources, and has fostered a lot of decentralization in the NDA government contrary to wide perception about him centralizing power, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. Releasing books 'Narendra Modi: The Game Changer' and 'Being Modi' here, Jaitley also...
  • Bullet trains expected to be on agenda during PM Modi's Japan visit 12 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for a five-day trip to Japan, hopes are high that the issue of bullet trains will feature on the agenda. The NDA government had promised to launch bullet train in its Railway Budget. While presenting the Railway Budget, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda...
  • PM Modi leaves for 5-day visit to Japan, agreements in defence, civil nuclear sectors to be signed 11 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for a five-day tour of Japan which is expected to open new vistas in the bilateral ties and take the strategic and global partnership to a higher level. This is Modi's first bilateral visit outside the subcontinent. In the first leg...
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  • Modi government believes in selling out nation: Mamata 23 hours 58 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Accusing Narendra Modi government of trying to sell out the nation to foreign powers by allowing FDI in various sectors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said any global economic downturn in future would have severe implications on the Indian economy. "My priority lies with the masses and...
  • High-end defence technology cooperation possible with Japan: PM Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India sees possibility of a new era of cooperation with Japan in high-end defence technology and equipment and noted that progress has been made in parleys on civil nuclear agreement and amphibious aircraft deal between them. "In the field of defence and...
  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • PM talks tough, says Pak made a spectacle of talks by holding meetings with 'secessionist elements' 23 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead...
  • PM hopes to write "new chapter" during Japan visit Yesterday

    New Delhi: On the eve of his visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Japan has "paramount importance" in his vision for India's progress and his trip will "write a new chapter" in bilateral ties while taking the Strategic and Global Partnership to the higher level. Cooperation in the fields...
  • Jan Dhan camps by banks on all Saturdays, 1.84 crore accounts opened Yesterday

    New Delhi: Over 1.84 crore bank accounts have been opened under the Jan Dhan scheme and banks will organise camps from 8 am to 8 pm on all Saturdays to reach out to unbanked households, the government said on Friday. "It has been decided that henceforth, the banks will be holding...
  • April-June GDP growth at 5.7 per cent, highest in last nine quarters Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Indian economy registered its highest growth in nine quarters this financial year. According to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the Indian economy registered a GDP growth of 5.7 per cent in the April-June quarter of 2014-15. The GDP rose from 4.6 per cent in the last...
  • Hindu-Hindi row: Everybody in a democracy has a right to their opinion, says Najma Heptullah Yesterday

    New Delhi: Everybody in the Indian democracy has the right to their opinion, said Najma Heptullah clarifying her controversial remark that sparked outrage among the opposition, and insisted that she is proud to be an Indian. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah said that her...
  • Modi enjoys twice the security cover of his predecessor Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoys double the security cover of his predecessor Manmohan Singh in terms of commandos of the elite Special Protection Group (SPG) and vehicles in his cavalcade. The reason: "No other prime minister except Rajiv Gandhi was under such a threat as Modi from militant groups,"...
  • PM pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary, which is being celebrated every year as National Sports Day. "Our tributes to legendary Major Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day. His determination and dedication towards sports continues to inspire," Modi...
  • Indian economy warms in after-glow of Narendra Modi's triumph Yesterday

    New Delhi: The after-glow of Narendra Modi's election victory nearly four months ago is expected to have helped India's lumbering economy register its fastest growth in more than two years for the quarter ending in June. India's new prime minister has promised to make it easier to do business through speedier...
  • 100 days of Modi government: GDP growth likely to be highest in last 10 quarters Yesterday

    New Delhi: The NDA government is set to complete a 100 days in office and going by the expected GDP growth from its first quarter in power, there may be a huge boost to the economy. The GDP figures for the 100 days of the Modi government will come out on...
  • PM Modi set to woo Japan on his first bilateral trip Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake his first major bilateral trip to Japan on Saturday for a five-day visit since he came to power in May. A power packed delegation of economists, bankers and industrialists will accompanying the PM on his trip to Japan. Reliance Industries Chairman -...
  • It's too early to judge 'Achche din'; I believe in Modi, says Paresh Rawal Yesterday

    Mumbai: Actor-politician Paresh Rawal said it is too early to raise questions on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's slogan 'Achche din', which marked BJP's campaign during the 2014 General elections. Rawal, who has been elected as a BJP MP from East Ahmedabad constituency in Lok Sabha elections, said people should not...