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  • Khaps from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi decide to back 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme Yesterday

    Bhiwani: The influential Khaps or caste councils from three states have vowed to work to end female foeticide and demanded a provision for 10-year jail to the guilty, arguing that if such strict law can be framed for cow slaughter why not for protecting girl child. Breaking from tradition, two women...
  • PM Modi projects his government as pro-poor Yesterday

    New Delhi: On a day Congress held a rally to attack him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday projected his government as pro-poor and pro-farmers and lashed out at "perverted" critics for their "congenital habit" of running down the BJP which he wanted his party to counter vigorously. ...
  • Mayawati asks BSP leaders to donate a month's salary Yesterday

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday asked her party MPs and MLAs that instead of donating to the government, they should give as relief their one month salary directly to farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains and hailstorm in their respective constituencies. "The farmers are going through a bad phase due...
  • PM Modi's Toronto remarks aimed at assuring industries: Devendra Fadnavis 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday sought to clarify Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Toronto in which he has blamed the erstwhile government for leaving a "mess" behind, saying the statement was meant only to assure industries of "hassle-free" environment in the country. "Firstly, he (Modi) never said...
  • PM Modi has raised India's profile on the world stage: Swraj Paul 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "raising" India's profile on the world stage and his efforts towards educating the girl child. Paul, the chairman of UK-based Caparo group, said that the last Indian leader to have the stature of Modi was...
  • Congress activists hold protest against Jammu and Kashmir government, Centre 2 days ago

    Jammu: Several activists of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Congress on Saturday held a protest on Jammu against the state government and the Centre, alleging that both the Central and Mufti Sayeed governments have been supporting anti-national forces in the state. "The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the...
  • PM Modi's visit to Canada generated business worth 1.6 billion dollars 2 days ago

    Toronto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Canada has generated business worth more than 1.6 billion Canadian dollars, according to official figures released by the Harper government in Toronto. Sixteen commercial agreements and announcements were made by Canadian and Indian companies and organisations during Prime Minister Modi's visit this week. The commercial...
  • PM Modi 'adamant' about passing land acquisition bill: Ahmed Patel 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "adamant and arrogant" about passing the land acquisition bill, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Friday recalled an episode from the Mahabharata in which Duryodhana had refused to give five villages to the Pandavas. Addressing Congress...
  • Canada stands by unity and integrity of India: Stephen Harper 3 days ago

    Vancouver: Canada, where some pro-Khalistan groups are still active, on Friday pledged support for the unity and integrity of India. "Canada overwhelmingly stands by the unity and integrity of India," Prime Minister Stephen Harper said during a reception hosted for his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. The assurance assumes significance as some pro-Khalistan...
  • Take welfare schemes to grassroots level: Amit Shah to North Eastern leaders 3 days ago

    Dimapur: As part of efforts to strengthen the party in northeastern states, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday exhorted party leaders in Dimapur to take developmental schemes enumerated by the Narendra Modi government to grassroots level and monitor them to keep a check on corruption. On the second day of his...
  • Rahul Gandhi will meet farmers from different states on April 18 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Back after his sabbatical, Rahul Gandhi will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states on Saturday and hear their views on the changes being brought in the UPA's land law by the Narendra Modi government. Rahul's meeting with farmers will be held a day before the Congress' 'kisan-khet...
  • Canada's Green Party concerned over uranium deal with India 3 days ago

    Ottawa: Canada's Green party has expressed serious concern over the country's multi-million dollar uranium deal with India, saying the agreement is a direct violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. "Canada's trade in nuclear materials with India is a direct violation of the NPT, yet we resumed trading equipment and fissionable materials...
  • PM Modi thanks Barack Obama for writing article on him in Time magazine 4 days ago

    Toronto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked Barack Obama for writing a profile on him in Time magazine, terming the US President's words as "touching and inspiring". "Dear Barack Obama your words are touching and inspiring. Thanks TIME," Modi tweeted and provided a link to the article in the magazine...
  • RBI nod for different rates on deposits with early withdrawal 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Thursday allowed banks to offer differential interest rates on term deposits depending on whether they are with or without premature withdrawal facility. While all term deposits of individuals (held singly or jointly) of Rs 15 lakh and below should "necessarily" have premature withdrawal facility, RBI said...
  • Border dispute has 'good prospects' of resolution: China 5 days ago

    Beijing: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit in Beijing next month, China on Wednesday said the border dispute has "good prospects" of resolution if it is backed by "strong political will" from both sides. Huang Xilian, Deputy Director General of Asian Affairs, said Beijing wants India and China to act...
  • Akhilesh Yadav government 'insensitive' to farmers' suffering: BJP 1 week ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday hit out at the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh for "playing" with farmers' emotions and being "insensitive" to their suffering as it sought immediate relief for those whose crops were damaged by unseasonal rainfall. The party also accused the Samajwadi Party dispensation of giving paltry...
  • Government notifies new law on judges appointment 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Government on Monday brought into force a controversial law to appoint members to the higher judiciary, two days before a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court hears a clutch of petitions challenging the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act. The notification bringing into effect from Monday the National Judicial Appointments...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Azam Khan slams PM Modi's Paris visit; calls him a 'liar' 1 week ago

    Badaun: Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "liar" and criticised his Paris visit given the rising number of farmer suicides in the country. "He (Modi) is a king who lies. Farmers are dying in the country and he is touring Paris. He has failed...
  • PM Modi unveils bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Germany April 12, 2015

    Hannover: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the city hall of Hannover, saying it was a moment of pride not only for the residents of the city but also for every individual who has faith in humanity. Describing the Mahatma as a "yug purush...
  • PM Modi and his 'Make in India' lion pitch hard for investments April 12, 2015

    Hannover: The familiar lion-logo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" campaign was painted all over this German town, as he made a strong pitch to attract more foreign capital, especially in 25 identified sectors from automobiles to wellness. From large billboards at prime locales to trams and busses, all...
  • Prime Minister congratulates hockey team for winning bronze April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the Indian hockey team for winning a bronze in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup at Ipoh in Malaysia. "In the midst of meetings with German CEOs, got the news about the Bronze in...
  • Saradha scam: Mamata Banerjee hits out at PM Modi over CBI notice to TMC April 12, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over CBI notice to her party asking for details of its accounts, saying "nothing happens without his orders". "The CBI is the Prime Minister's department, nothing happens without his orders," Mamata...
  • Yoga, folk dances, Indian innovation, manufacturing on display at Hannover April 12, 2015

    Hannover: India's soft power yoga, folk dances, music and cuisine will be showcased alongside portraying India as a design, innovation, manufacturing and export hub at the India pavilion at Hannover Messe trade fair. Everything is in readiness for the grand inauguration of the Indian pavilion on Monday by Prime Minister Narendra...
  • Coalgate: Modi slams UPA, says coal blocks were given away like pen, handkerchief April 12, 2015

    Paris: In a scathing attack on previous UPA government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that it had allocated coal blocks like one gives away a pen or a handkerchief, resulting in loss of lakhs of crores of rupees. "You must have heard about coal (block allocations) 204 coal blocks were...
  • Sharad Pawar bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday came out in support of the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra's Konkan region and said BJP should persuade its ally Shiv Sena to support the mega project. An agreement on moving forward on the stalled nuclear project was among the 17...
  • UPA's response to Pakistan aggression was 'height of humility': Rajnath Singh April 10, 2015

    Lucknow: Terming the response of previous UPA regime to Pakistan's aggression as "height of humility", Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the way NDA government dealt with the cross border firing and infiltration has forced the neighbouring country to "shout for" UN intervention. "We want good ties with our neighbours...
  • UNESCO pledges support for digital India April 10, 2015

    Paris: UNESCO on Friday pledged its support to India's endeavour to go digital even as it appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to empower children and women and create an inclusive society. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) needs Indian leadership today more than earlier, its Director General...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Paris April 10, 2015

    Paris: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in France on the first leg of a three-nation visit, was on Friday accorded a ceremonial welcome in Paris. Modi arrived in Paris on Thursday night on board his special aircraft on a two-day official visit. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius was present during...
  • India eases rules for foreign investment in government bonds April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: India's market regulator has allowed foreign investors to reinvest in government bonds the same day, according to an emailed circular seen, hoping to sustain outside interest in the country's debt market. India limits the amount of government bonds available to foreign investors, and some 90 percent of that allocation was...
  • Policy needs to be same for Mukesh Ambani and common man: PM Modi April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: In a terse message to industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accused the private sector of still being stuck with "legacy issues" like tax terrorism and selective exemption and said that "red tape" can't be removed only for Mukesh Ambani and not for a common man. The Prime Minister...