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  • SAARC Yatra:Jaishankar meets Hasina in Bangladesh, holds talks Yesterday

    Dhaka: India on Monday said it expects to sign two agreements with Bangladesh soon to further boost bilateral trade and commerce as Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Monday held "constructive" talks with the top leadership in Dhaka. Jaishankar, who arrived in Dhaka on his 'SAARC Yatra' to firm up India's relations...
  • Cash subsidy to LPG consumers has stopped leakages: PM Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the landmark scheme to give LPG consumers cash subsidy instead of selling to them below market priced cooking gas has stopped leakages, saving thousands of crores of rupees. The use of technology has helped transfer of cash subsidy to the actual users...
  • PMO to seek ideas for mobile app: PM Modi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said ideas from the public will be invited for developing a mobile app for his office (PMO) to make it mobile friendly for citizens. Speaking at a Nasscom event, Modi said the USD 146 billion Indian IT sector has changed the way the...
  • Modi government has added insult to injury:Congress on petrol price hike 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday reacted sharply to the hike in petrol and diesel prices saying that government has added insult to injury to the common man by the steep post-Budget increase. "Modi government has added insult to injury by first ignoring the common man and farmer in the Union Budget...
  • Jammu and Kashmir to get back elected Government on Sunday 4 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir will get back an elected government on Sunday after 49 days when PDP leader Mufti Mohamemd Sayeed is sworn in as Chief Minister in alliance with BJP which will be in power in the state for the first time. Sayeed, 79, will be administered oath of office...
  • Union Budget: Government cuts funds for Water Ministry, 'Clean Ganga' gains most 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Water Resources Ministry has witnessed a substantial slash in its fund allocations in the Union Budget 2015-16 though Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project for cleaning river Ganga was accorded a good hike. The Ministry, which is also implementing another key government project of interlinking rivers, has been...
  • Congress MP Deepender Hooda describes Prime Minister's speech as 'jugglery of words' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday in Parliament was described by Congress MP Deepender Hooda as containing "nothing new" and being just a "jugglery of words". "There is absolutely nothing new in the prime minister's speech. It is all a jugglery of words," Hooda told in New...
  • Lal Krishna Advani renews wedding vows on 50th anniversary, PM Modi wishes him February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Away from political limelight, BJP veteran LK Advani was the cynosure of all eyes on Sunday as he turned a 'groom' once again, exchanging the traditional 'varmala' with his wife Kamla on their 50th wedding anniversary. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Governors and BJP leaders...
  • Running Parliament smoothly a collective responsibility: PM Modi February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it was the collective responsibility of all parties to run parliament smoothly to help the common man meet his aspiration. Modi, who addressed an all-party meeting ahead of the budget session, assured opposition parties that the issues raised by them will be...
  • PM Modi to visit Lanka in March, could go to Jaffna in Sri Lanka February 20, 2015

    Colombo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Sri Lanka next month, the first bilateral visit to the country by an Indian premier in over 25 years, and is likely to go to Tamil-dominated Jaffna amid signs of growing amity between the two neighbours. "Prime Minister Modi will arrive on...
  • All roads lead to Saifai for Mulayam Singh Yadav, kin's 'tilak' February 20, 2015

    Saifai: Hectic last minute touches are being given to spruce up the native village of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav to make it picture perfect for the grand tilak ceremony of his grandnephew and Mainpuri MP Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai on Saturday. A grand pandal bearing a festive look...
  • Government may relax Leave Travel Concession norms in Budget to boost tourism February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In order to give boost to the tourism sector, the Budget for 2015-16 is likely to expand the scope of LTA and LTC by including hotel and other expenses besides travel for the purpose of tax benefit. The Ministry, sources said, it is also considering a proposal to...
  • PM Modi suit hogs limelight, T-shirts get the cold shoulder February 19, 2015

    Surat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pin-striped suit is hogging all the limelight at a Surat auction but the humble Cricket Australia T-shirt gifted to him by bowling great Brett Lee is getting the cold shoulder. While a diamond trader from Bhavnagar has offered a staggering Rs 1.41 crore for the navy...
  • PM Modi to attend Mulayam grandson's 'tilak' event February 18, 2015

    Etawah: Around 1.25 lakh invitees, including the country's high and mighty, are likely to attend the "tilak" ceremony of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew Tej Pratap Yadav in Etawah on February 21. To oversee the preparations, UP DGP AK Jain on Wednesday visited the native village of the...
  • Good days only for industrialists: Anna Hazare February 17, 2015

    Maharashtra: Ahead of his protests in Jantar Mantar against the Land Acquisition ordinance, social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "thinking" about industrialists but not farmers and the poor. Taking a swipe at Modi, Hazare said "achchhe din (good days)", which was a campaign theme of...
  • PM Modi condoles NCP leader RR Patil's death February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of NCP leader RR Patil saying his death left a "void" in Maharashtra's politics. "My thoughts are with Shri RR Patil's family. (I) am saddened to know of his demise, which leaves a void in Maharashtra politics," Modi tweeted. Patil died...
  • Sir Lankan President arrives in India on 4-day visit February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In his maiden foreign trip after assuming charge, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a four-day visit during which he will hold talks with the Indian leadership on entire gamut of bilateral ties including ways to further enhance cooperation and the peace...
  • PM Modi dig at AAP over reduced power bills February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: In an apparent dig at AAP over its poll pledge to reduce power bills, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wondered how such promises could be made by political parties in states which are dependent on electricity supply from outside. "During every election, political parties promise free power...People need...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger: Have always admired PM Narendra Modi; he started solar revolution in India February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: There is no denying the fact that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has millions of fans across the world. PM Modi, who was recently lauded by US President Barack Obama for his 'legendary work ethic', and referred to as tough and stylish, has found a new special admirer...
  • Japan PM vows to 'never forgive terrorists' after IS killing February 1, 2015

    Tokyo: A visibly upset Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to "never forgive terrorists" after the Islamic State group released a video purportedly showing the beheading of hostage Kenji Goto. "I am extremely angry about these heinous and despicable terrorist acts. We will never forgive terrorists," Abe told reporters in...
  • Not involved in any campaign film of the PM: Amitabh Bachchan January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said he is not associated with any ad film of the Narendra Modi government. There were reports that the 72-year-old actor would feature in a TV ad which seeks to ask Indians to rise above religion for inclusive development. Bachchan took to micro-blogging site Twitter to set...
  • Modi talks to Nawaz Sharif, offers 'deepest condolences', calls upon schools to observe 2-min silence December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night spoke with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif and offered his "deepest condolences" on the terror attack on an Army Public school in Peshawar and assured him that India stood firmly with the neighbouring country in the fight against terror. Modi has...
  • India strongly condemns terror attack in Pakistan, PM Modi calls it a senseless act December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday strongly condemned the barbaric attack on a school in Peshawar in which at least 130 children were killed, saying there is never a justification for terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the terror attack and termed it a senseless act of brutality. In three separate tweets,...
  • Have the courage to say no to drugs: Modi to youngsters December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the country's youth to have the courage to say no to drugs as he addressed the nation on 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme on Sunday. Defining drug abuse in three Ds- darkness, destruction and devastation, PM underlined the need to fight the habit. In...
  • J&K elections: Congress asks EC to take action against PM December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Congress on Tuesday complained to Election Commission against Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of dragging the Army into political controversy in violation of Model Code of Conduct during his campaign in the Kashmir Valley. "Bringing Army into political controversy or in election campaign is highly objectionable and in violation...
  • PM Modi's appeal to Jharkhand voters for giving decisive mandate to BJP December 9, 2014

    Dhanbad: Flaying the Opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it has run out of issues and asked the people of Jharkhand to give a decisive mandate in favour of the BJP to ensure state's speedy development. Seeking a stable government with full majority in Jharkhand, Modi asked people not...
  • Modi looks to Bihar for future of farming December 8, 2014

    Purnia: From his sleepy village in Bihar, Ram Narain arrives at Gulab Bagh market to sell a truckload of corn that will fetch him enough money to buy a motorbike for his son, school uniforms for his daughter and a gift for his wife. Narain and legions of farmers in the...
  • Modi to visit Sabarimala in Kerala December 7, 2014

    Chidambaram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala in Kerala by January, a senior functionary of Ayyappa Seva Samajam said on Sunday. On a request from All India President of the Samajam Kishore Kumar Warrier, the Prime Minister has agreed to...
  • Immediately resolve Kashmir dispute or Jihad will be launched against India: Terrorist Hafiz Saeed December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: On a Black Friday, which was marked by four attacks by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Kashmir dispute needed to be resolved immediately otherwise Jihad against India will continue. Saeed's warning came on a day when he...