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  • Centre to initiate steps to increase road safety, curb accidents 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Over the past decade, the number of deaths by road accidents have increased from 92,618 to over 1,37,572. Of the 1,37,572 fatal accidents, 6,463 deaths were due to drunken driving. According to reports, 20 lakh serious injuries take place annually due to road accidents. These are sobering statistics for...
  • India's commitment to peace and non-violence engrained in our DNA: PM Modi to Japan 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought to address concerns of international community over India not signing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) by saying that the country's commitment to peace and non-violence is engrained in the "DNA of Indian society" which is above any international treaty or processes. "India is...
  • Modi talks about cultural diversity in India on his 4th day in Japan 41 minutes ago

    On the fourth day of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narender Modi has a long list of interaction and meeting. He started his day by interacted with students of Sacred Heart University. He will meet leaders of other political parties in Japan today. He is set to deliver a...
  • Attached to the concept and need for women empowerment, girl child education: Modi to Japan 41 minutes ago

    Tokyo: On the fourth day of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with students of Sacred Heart University in Tokyo and stressed on the need for women empowerment. At an all women's college in Tokyo, Modi listed steps taken by him for girl-child education and women...
  • Hits and misses: 100 days of Narendra Modi government 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completed over 100 days in power, there has been a stark difference in the functioning of the NDA and UPA governments. There has been speedy decision making and many projects which were previously seen to have been stalled, have now been cleared. The...
  • 100 Days of Modi: Has Prime Minister Modi delivered on his promises? 14 hours 13 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to complete 100 days in office. Speedy decision making and taking steps in the right direction have been accounted as the government's biggest achievement. ...
  • Modi government failed to fulfil its poll promises in 100 days: Sitaram Yechury 23 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On the completion of the Narendra Modi government's 100 days, senior CPM leader Sitaram Yechury said that the government did not present a blueprint for the first 100 days in the joint session of Parliament convened after general elections. Measuring performance against poll promises, the Left leader said...
  • Imran Khan targets Nawaz Sharif government, says money power rules Pakistan politics 22 hours 59 minutes ago

    Islamabad: As the anti-government protest intensified in Pakistan, protesters on Monday have stormed the Pakistan State Broadcaster PTV office in Islamabad and held staff hostage. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan targeted the Nawaz Sharif government saying, "Money power rules Pakistan politics." Protesters have also threatened to march on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's...
  • Modi government simply repackaged UPA schemes: Congress Yesterday

    The Opposition has raised questions on Narendra Modi's 100 days in office. Congress strongly criticised Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana. The Opposition has claimed that the government has simply repackaged UPA schemes and is misleading people. Senior congress leader Anand Sharma told CNN-IBN that the UPA had started the process...
  • Karunanidhi slams Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav 22 hours 57 minutes ago

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav. Karunanidhi said that the Centre was plotting to defeat the Tamil language by renaming the day in Hindi. He added that the government was seeking to impose Hindi on Tamil Nadu...
  • Pakistan: 3 people killed, over 500 injured as anti-government protesters clash with police Yesterday

    Islamabad: At least three people have been killed and over 500 others were injured as anti-government protestors clashed with police in Islamabad. The top brass of the Pakistani army chaired by its chief General Raheel Sharif held an urgent meeting on Sunday night to discuss the political crisis that has...
  • Capital concern for Andhra Pradesh as expert panel against focus on 1 city Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government is staring at an uphill task of developing a capital city for the state with an expert committee suggesting that the main government and other institutions be distributed across three different regions instead of the capital being established at any particular place. Development of a capital city...
  • Gujarat: Fisherman's wife raises question over husband's death Yesterday

    Vadodara: The wife of an Indian fisherman, who died in a Pakistan jail last month, has raised question over delay in informing Indian authorities about the death. Samjuben, wife of deceased fisherman Bala Naran Singad from Gujarat's Gir Somnath district who died in a Karachi jail on July 25, said...
  • BJP forms panel to help government roll out social schemes Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a bid to help publicise and implement social welfare schemes initiated under Prime Minister Narendra Modi government, BJP has formed a committee for active coordination between the party and the government. The move, BJP sources said, was a conscious strategy to ensure that benefits of welfare programmes...
  • Action against Tripura government officials for ordering books Yesterday

    Agartala: A government official was suspended and another official warned in Tripura for issuing an order to purchase books written by the Chief Minister and the former chief secretary without taking proper sanction and permission from the government, officials said on Sunday. Deputy Director of School Education, holding the charge...
  • e-registration facility launched in Thane Yesterday

    Thane: Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat on Sunday launched e-registration facility under which people can now do registration of properties online. Thorat at the launch said that the facility is applicable in housing society with more than 200 members (houses), where members can avail the facility of doing the registration of...
  • After Digital India & Jan Dhan, govt to focus on rural infrastructure Yesterday

    New Delhi: After launching schemes to boost financial inclusion and reduce digital divide, the government is all set to begin work on developing rural infrastructure in the country in a bid to spur growth and perk up investments. The government is making a "realistic assessment" of how many rural infrastructure projects...
  • Corporates find marked difference in government functioning in 100 days: Assocham Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a thumbs up for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government ahead of completion of 100 days in office, most corporate leaders are finding a marked difference in style of functioning of the government with a strong focus on accountability and execution with ear-to-ground approach. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has...
  • PM Narendra Modi's day out in Japan, visits ancient temples, briefed on Kyoto development model Yesterday

    Kyoto: On day two of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a presentation from Kyoto Mayor Daisaka Kadokawa on how the ancient tradition of Japan's cultural capital has been preserved while building it into a modern city. During the over 40-minute presentation, Mayor Kadokawa explained how Kyoto was...
  • Government to increase dearness allowance to 107 per cent, up from 100 per cent Yesterday

    New Delhi: Government is likely to approve a hike in dearness allowance (DA) to 107 per cent from the existing 100 per cent, benefiting around 30 lakh Centre's employees and its 50 lakh pensioners including dependants. "The average rate of retail inflation for industrial workers from July 1, 2013 to...
  • Modi's 100 days in power: Ambitious projects declared, success yet to be assessed 2 days ago

    New Delhi: At the end of 100 days in power, an examination of some of the out-of-the-box ideas proposed by the Narendra Modi government is necessary to assess their sustainability. In his maiden Independence Day address to the nation, the Prime Minister declared one of his most ambitious projects-...
  • Modi lauds Kyoto as heritage city, says India plans to unite culture and technology too Yesterday

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the second day of his Japan trip by visiting the Toji temple- a UNESCO world heritage site- along with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe. On Saturday, Modi and Abe signed the Kashi-Kyoto agreement. The agreement is aimed at using the Kyoto model for developing Varanasi, Modi's...
  • Narendra Modi government has brought economy back on track: Gowda 2 days 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 2 days 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...
  • 100 days of Modi government: One-man show so far, doubts linger over its success 2 days 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...
  • Congress proved right, GDP data shows decline in economic growth halted in 2013-14: Chidambaram 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In response to the first quarter growth figures being the highest its been in two-and-a-half years, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said that the results are in line with the Congress's stand that the decline in growth had ended in their term. "Congress party and I are...
  • J&K ground report: Houses in RS Pura bear signs of shelling, villagers continue to live in fear 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan for making a spectacle out of the talks, it is the residents along the Line of Control that are facing the brunt of the daily ceasefire violations. Tears well up the eyes of Shah Din as he sits next to the newly...
  • PM Modi leaves for 5-day visit to Japan, agreements in defence, civil nuclear sectors to be signed 3 days 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Modi government believes in selling out nation: Mamata 3 days 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...