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  • Immediately disburse Rs 5 lakh compensation to kin of 1984 riots victims: MHA to CMs 6 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday wrote to all the chief ministers asking them to immediately disburse compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims. In a letter to the CMs, the Home Minister mentioned about the need for immediate release of...
  • BJP conspiring to demolish Taj Mahal: Azam Khan 11 hours 13 minutes ago

    Muzaffarnagar: Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Thursday alleged that BJP was conspiring to demolish Taj Mahal the way its workers brought down Babri mosque in Ayodhya. "BJP is making conspiracies to demolish Taj Mahal in the same manner it demolished Babri Masjid. They are playing dangerous games. They are trying...
  • I am thankful to PM for nominating me in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan': Kapil Sharma 23 hours 15 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nominated nine people including comedian Kapil Sharma, former captain of Indiam cricket team Sourav Ganguly, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi for taking forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Others nominated were Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Acharya, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, Ramoji Rao of Eenadu group and...
  • No talks with NDFB (S), NIA will probe attack on Adivasis in Assam: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    Guwahati: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday announced that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) would probe the attack on Adivasis by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) (NDFB (S)) on Tuesday evening and the reprisals in which 78 were killed. The Home Minister also ruled out any talks with...
  • Bihar far behind in paddy purchase, says Ram Vilas Paswan Yesterday

    Patna: Union Food, Public Distribution and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday claimed that Bihar was lagging far behind in the purchase of paddy in comparison to other states. "Paddy purchase is going on extensively in the country. Punjab has purchased 116 lakh tonnes of paddy till December...
  • Cartoon of the day: 'Good Governance Day' Yesterday

    The Narendra Modi government on Thursday celebrated the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day. ...
  • Modi rules out privatisation of Indian Railways Yesterday

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on one-day visit to his constitutency of Varanasi on Thursday, ruled out privatisation of Railways while asking trade unions to stop worrying about foreign investments coming in the sector, saying these will be used for greater development of the national transporter. "There is a...
  • Government launches auction process for 24 coal mines Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday kickstarted the auction process for cancelled coal mines with the launch of a portal for electronic bidding for 24 coal blocks in the first tranche. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved re-promulgation of the coal ordinance and necessary guidelines...
  • 'No bigger sin' that female foeticide, says PM Modi Yesterday

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday denounced the practice of female foeticide prevailing in the country, saying "there is no bigger sin" than this and sought the help of people in the field of art and culture in "shaking" the society so stop the menace. "In a country where...
  • Meerut: Hindu outfit holds ceremony for 'Godse's temple'; probe ordered Yesterday

    Meerut: Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha have allegedly performed a ceremony here for construction of a "temple" dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, following which the administration has ordered a probe into the matter. The "bhumi pujan" (prayers) was performed at a temple on Shaarda Road on Wednesday....
  • Modi launches new teachers' training new scheme, aims to to export top-class faculty across the world Yesterday

    Varanasi: Aiming to to export top-class teachers across the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday mooted introducing a five-year training course after schooling for those aspiring to pursue a career in teaching. The Prime Minister said, "India has a tremendous responsibility towards the world in the 21st century, which...
  • Watch: PM Modi wields broom to take forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi wielded a broom and took forward 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' in Varanasi. This is his second visit to his Lok Sabha constituency after becoming the prime minister and he has nominated nine people to forward his cleanliness drive. ...
  • PM Modi nominates Kapil Sharma, Saurav Ganguly, Kiran Bedi for 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' Yesterday

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nominated nine people including comedian Kapil Sharma, former captain of Indiam cricket team Sourav Ganguly, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi for taking forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Others nominated were Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Acharya, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, Ramoji Rao of Eenadu group...
  • Live: Railways not a means to travel, but the backbone of India's development, says Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi and he will attend a number of programmes on the occasion of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 90th birthday. It is Modi's second visit to the city and he will conduct an inspection at Assi Ghat. ...
  • Modi wishes Vajpayee as government celebrates 'Good Governance Day' on the former PM's 90th birthday Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence on Thursday to wish him on his 90th birthday. Marking his birthday as 'Good Governance Day', Modi said "There is no bigger tribute to Atal ji than celebrating his birthday as 'Good Governance Day' and...
  • Government committed to a transparent, accountable administration, says Modi on 'Good Governance Day' Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government will celebrate the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day on Thursday. PM Modi reiterated his commitment towards providing transparent, effective and accountable governance and also asked his ministers to follow it. Modi will...
  • Nitin Gadkari launches e-books on his ministry's achievements Yesterday

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport, Highway and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday launched two e-books on various developmental activities, initiatives and achievements of his ministry on the completion of the six months of the Narendra Modi government. The e-books were launched at a function here to mark "Good Governance...
  • Centre celebrates Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday as 'Good Governance Day', Modi to visit Varanasi Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Thursday will celebrate the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day. President Pranab Mukherjee announced Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be...
  • Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee recalls his days with Vajpayee Yesterday

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. ...
  • Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A tribute to his legacy 2 days ago

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. CNN-IBN assesses views from across the country over Vajpayee's legacy. ...
  • Government plans to bring acid attacks under heinous crimes category 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Faced with the growing number of acid attacks on women, government is planning to categorise such cases as heinous crimes and fix a time-frame for investigation and trial for speedy justice. All such cases where maximum punishment of life imprisonment or death sentence is possible will be categorised...
  • Bharat Ratna to Malviya, Vajpayee : PM says 'fitting recognition' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the conferment of Bharat Ratna on Madan Mohan Malviya and Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a "fitting recognition" of the services of the "illustrious stalwarts" to the nation. "Bharat Ratna being conferred on Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya...
  • Rajnath visits Guwahati, high alert sounded in Assam after Bodo militant attack kills 68 people 2 days ago

    Tezpur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has reached Guwahati to take stock of the situation arising out of violence in Assam in which 68 people have been killed so far. A high alert has been issued in the state after separate incidents of violence since Tuesday evening. While 62 people were...
  • Cabinet approves ordinances for coal auction, insurance reforms 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After failing to pass the Insurance Bill as a result of repeated disruptions in the Winter session of Parliament, the government has cleared an ordinance to raise the cap of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Insurance sector. The Union Cabinet has also cleared the ordinance for implementation...
  • Cabinet approves easing FDI norms for medical devices business 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved liberalising foreign direct investment (FDI) policy for the cash-starved medical devices sector. The proposal to relax the policy was considered and approved, sources said after the meeting of Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is expected to help attract...
  • Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Madan Mohan Malaviya: Reactions from across the country 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter and founder of the Banaras Hindu University Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya will be awarded India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. President Pranab Mukherjee approved the government's request on the eve of Vajpayee's 90th birthday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in...
  • Modi government to confer Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Madan Mohan Malaviya 2 days ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday approved the government's request to award Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. The announcement was made just a day before Vajpayee's 90th birthday. "President Mukherjee has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit Madan...
  • Congress to go for revamp after disappointing assembly election results 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The assembly election results in Jharkhand on Tuesday came as a blow to the Congress though the tally was not as disappointing in Jammu and Kashmir. Congress leaders said they will go for organisational revamp in the coming weeks to resurrect the party's electoral fortunes. In Jharkhand, the Congress...
  • Political obstruction makes PM Modi's road to reform a rocky one 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Parliamentary obstruction scuppered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic agenda in a month-long session that ended on Tuesday, and the prospect of further deadlock means he will find it hard to deliver quickly on promises of reform. Lawmakers left without voting on a long-delayed Bill to raise the cap on...
  • Announcement of Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee likely today 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A day before former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday, announcement for a Bharat Ratna for him is likely to be made on Wednesday, said sources in the government. Sources said that the announcement could be made post the Cabinet meeting that will take place in the morning. Sources...