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  • Modi talks to Nawaz Sharif, offers 'deepest condolences', calls upon schools to observe 2-min silence 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Controversy over Sadhvi's caste, Opposition says she is not a Dalit December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the hullabaloo over the abusive remarks of Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, a controversy has also arisen now over her caste and her background. While the BJP leaders maintained that the Sadhvi was a Dalit, the Opposition contested that claim and said she came...
  • PM Modi's 'Mission Kashmir' wins perception battle in the 'land of saffron' December 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has achieved something which no other BJP leader in the past was able to achieve. He has made the BJP a visible party in Kashmir. The BJP had no existence in the Kashmir valley before this. It was known as a 'letter head' party with...
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday to be observed as 'Good Governance Day' December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Former prime minister and BJP patriarch Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday will be observed as 'Good Governance Day'. The decision has been taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting held on Tuesday. The veteran leader celebrates his birthday on December 25. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi told...
  • As Ranjit Sinha retires, next CBI Director likely to be announced today December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: As CBI chief Ranjit Sinha retires on Tuesday, a high powered committee of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge and Chief Justice of India HL Dattu will meet to decide on a new officer to head country's premier investigating agency. Amongst the main...
  • Modi lauds BSF for tirelessly defending India's borders December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the Border Security Force (BSF) for tirelessly and courageously protecting the country's borders. On the paramilitary force's 49th raising day, Modi said in a tweet, "On BSF Raising Day, we salute our BSF personnel, who tirelessly & courageously protect our borders. Their dedication &...
  • Long 'to do' list for Modi as clock ticks on reform November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a long list of pro-growth measures to implement over the next four months, but time may have already run out to breathe enough life into the economy to meet the tough 2014/15 fiscal deficit target without cuts. Modi's election victory in May unleashed a...
  • Modi leads Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' poll November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading the race of 50 global leaders, business chiefs and pop icons named as contenders by Time magazine for its annual 'Person of the Year' honour. As of Friday evening, Modi had 13.3 per cent votes polled in his favour, followed by Russian President...
  • Indian-origin South Carolina Governor all praise for Modi's 'pro-business' attitude November 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian-origin US Republican leader Nikki Haley is all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his approach to the country's economy. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, the South Carolina Governor said that she had adopted a similar project like PM's 'Make in India' campaign in her state. "I...
  • PM Modi takes up black money issue at G-20 Summit, calls for close global coordination November 16, 2014

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for close global coordination as he raised the issue of black money at the G-20 Summit on Sunday. During his address at the session 'Delivering Global Economic Resilience', Modi said, "Close coordination is important not just for addressing the challenge of black money...
  • PM Modi watches as Australian varsity displays Indian map without Kashmir November 14, 2014

    Brisbane: During Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Queensland University of Technology (QUT), the Indian map displayed there had Kashmir missing from it, prompting a strong protest by Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh. "India's Foreign Secretary raised the issue strongly and received an unqualified apology," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said,...
  • Live: Modi visits Queensland University in Australia November 14, 2014

    Sydney: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Australia as a part of his three-nation tour. CNN-IBN gets you the latest updates. ...
  • Modi meets expanded ministry November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A meeting of the council of ministers after its first expansion was held on Monday at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Informed sources said that the meeting of the council of ministers was followed by a meeting of the cabinet. Modi Sunday inducted 21 new ministers taking the...
  • PM Modi condemns Nigeria school bombing November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night condemned the suicide bomber attack in a school in Nigeria which left 48 students dead, terming it as a cowardly act. "The attack in Nigeria is cowardly and utterly condemnable," Modi tweeted. "Condolences to the kin of the deceased. My prayers (are) with...
  • PM Modi asks ministers to cut down on tours during Parliament session November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Parliament's winter session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked his Council of Ministers to cut down on unnecessary tours to ensure their maximum presence during the month-long affair. He also asked the ministers to be ready with bills pending in both Houses of Parliament along with...
  • Centre keen on developing eastern India, will revive ailing banks in region, says Modi in Varanasi November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday emphasised on the need to develop eastern parts of the country during his visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi for the first time after assuming office. Addressing weavers at Bada Lalpur where he laid the foundation stone of Trade Facilitation Centre, Modi said...
  • PM Modi in Varanasi, likely to announce mega projects November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: On his first visit to his Lok Sabha constituency after assuming power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday is likely to firm up plans for the development of the ancient temple town and lay the foundation stone of a trade facilitation centre for weavers. Modi arrived at the airport located...
  • Live: PM Narendra Modi addresses BJP workers in Varanasi November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi today for the first time after he assumed charge. ...
  • Watch: Preparations for Prime Minister's Varanasi visit November 7, 2014

    Varanasi is all decked up to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is a member of the Lok Sabha from this temple town. ...
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to visit China tomorrow November 6, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will embark on a visit to China on Friday to further strengthen bilateral relations and sign a number of agreements mostly in the energy sector. The visit will be undertaken after Chinese President cancelled a scheduled visit in September due to politicalunrest in Pakistan. Sharif is...
  • Wagah attack in Pakistan a 'dastardly act of terrorism': PM Modi November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday night strongly condemned a suicide attack in Wagah border in Pakistan, terming it as a "shocking" and "a dastardly act of terrorism". He expressed condolences to the families of the deceased and sent prayers for the injured. "Terror attack in Pakistan near Wagah...
  • PM Modi's radio broadcast will bring people together: Prakash Javadekar November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio broadcast programme 'Man ki Baat' will be useful for bringing together people of the country. "He (Modi) always speaks from the heart and whenever someone speaks from the heart, people can connect with it. This...