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  • NDA's ambitious financial inclusion plan Jan Dhan Yojana launched, claims to benefit 1 crore on Day 1 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched his government's ambitious financial inclusion plan, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) which aims to help the poor open bank accounts. PM Modi said that over one crore bank accounts had already been opened on the first day. "Around 80,000 camps...
  • 100 days of Modi government: The hits and misses 4 hours 32 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to complete 100 days in office. CNBC-TV 18 CEOs' poll rates Modi's overall performance to be 7.8/10. Speedy decision making and taking steps in the right direction have been accounted as the government's biggest achievement. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi tweets to Shinzo Abe in Japanese 7 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday put out a series of tweets in Japanese, one of them addressed to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and said that as his friends from Japan had asked him to talk to the people of Japan directly, so he did so. "Friends from...
  • I will return 'sooner rather than later', says Lalit Modi 8 hours 30 minutes ago

    London: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi said he plans to return to India "sooner rather than later" after his passport was restored by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. Modi has been living in exile in London since his passport was revoked by the Mumbai Regional Passport Office...
  • 100 days of Narendra Modi government: CMs allege high-handedness, say federal principals ignored 9 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who came to power on the promise of strengthening federalism, is not popular with many Chief Ministers today. In fact, they have been accusing the Modi government of high-handedness and ignoring federal principals. "The government of the day is behaving like the Viceroys of...
  • Narendra Modi eyes breakthrough nuclear pact on Japan trip 11 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India is hoping to win Japanese backing for a nuclear energy pact during a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and lure investment into its $85 billion market while addressing Japan's concern about doing business with a nuclear-armed country. India has been pushing for an agreement with Japan...
  • Barack Obama to travel to China Burma and Australia in November 11 hours 8 minutes ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will visit China, Burma and Australia in November as part of his administration's Asia Pacific re-balance strategy to attend key regional summits and meet G-20 leaders, a senior US official said. In Beijing Obama will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Summit on November...
  • PM Modi to launch his ambitious plan Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana today 9 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious financial inclusion plan is all set to kick off on Thursday. The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana will be launched nationally in the capital by the Prime Minister himself. The scheme intends to accomplish the objective of housing for all by providing basic...
  • Karnataka CM says Modi wave over, credits Rahul, Sonia for Congress's victory in bypolls 11 hours 58 minutes ago

    Bangalore: The Congress won two out of three seats in the Karnataka bypolls last week. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the Congress's victory in the state can be credited to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi's leadership. "The results were expected. I had said that we'll...
  • Obama looks forward to meet Modi: White House 12 hours 26 minutes ago

    Washington: India and the US share a rich and robust relationship and President Barack Obama looks forward to building on that when he meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the White House said on Thursday. "As you know, the President after the election of Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi, invited him to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 20 hours 51 minutes ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 21 hours 28 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Rajnath Singh breaks down: Is there a lack of trust at the top of Modi government? 21 hours 45 minutes ago

    In the first signs of an internal tussle within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) within the first 100 days of the Narendra Modi government, several party leaders have targeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj over allegations of misconduct. ...
  • News 360: BJP split wide open over allegations against Rajnath, son 22 hours 33 minutes ago

    In the first signs of an internal tussle within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) within the first 100 days of the Narendra Modi government, several party leaders have targeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj over allegations of misconduct. ...
  • Steps to concretise Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project 22 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit, railways is stepping up efforts to concretise the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor project amid expectation that a way forward is likely to be materialised during the trip. The bullet train is expected to run at a speed of 300 km...
  • Infighting in Modi government within 100 days, BJP leaders target Rajnath Singh, his son 21 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In the first signs of an internal tussle within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) within the first 100 days of the Narendra Modi government, several party leaders have targeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj over allegations of misconduct. Even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP...
  • Lalit Modi tweets his 'relief' after passport restoration order 23 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi took to twitter 'big time' on Wednesday after the Delhi High Court ordered the restoration of his passport as he thanked the people who stood by him in his need of hour. "I want to thank u from the bottom of...
  • Ambani, Adani, Kalyani to be part of PM Modi's delegation to Japan 23 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani and 15 other leading industrialists will be part of the delegation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his first major bilateral visit, outside the sub-continent, to Japan this week. The industrialists will take part in a bilateral meeting under the aegis of India-Japan Business Leaders'...
  • Should PM & CMs keep criminal netas out of their cabinet? 23 hours 22 minutes ago

    In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking the removal of people with alleged criminal background from becoming ministers at the Centre or states. "We leave it to the wisdom of the Prime Minister whether to appoint people with criminal background or not," the apex...
  • PMO should clarify who was spreading rumours about Home Minister's son: Left Yesterday

    New Delhi: With Narendra Modi government facing embarrassment over "rumours" about "alleged misconduct" by Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son, Left parties today said that the rift within the ruling BJP was now out in the open and the PMO should clarify who was spreading these "rumours". "It is very much...
  • PM sets up committee to identify 'obsolete' laws within 3 months Yesterday

    New Delhi: Moving ahead with his resolve to weed out archaic rules and procedures as part of reforms process, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday set up a committee to identify "obsolete" laws which he believes hamper governance by creating "avoidable confusion". The committee will submit its report in three months...
  • Modi government to emphasise on e-governance: Jitendra Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government will emphasise on e-governance measures to ensure good and simplified governance, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday. "It was a matter of satisfaction that the Department of Administrative Reforms had during the last three months not only taken major initiatives in the direction of ensuring good...
  • SC order puts pressure on PM to act against criminal politicians: Congress Yesterday

    In a landmark observation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea against the appointment of ministers with criminal background and put the onus firmly on the Prime Minister. ...
  • Amit Shah defends Rajnath, says rumours against him, his son baseless Yesterday

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday came out in defence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj saying all rumours against them were baseless. Shah said, "All reports against Rajnath Singh and his son are baseless, tactless and an attempt...
  • Delhi High Court restores Lalit Modi's passport Yesterday

    A division bench of Delhi High Court on Wednesday has restored the passport of former Indian Premier League Chief Lalit Modi. The regional passport office in Mumbai had revoked Modi's passport in March. He is likely to return to India. Modi, who has been elected president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association...
  • Smriti Irani tells states to plan for construction of toilets for girls in schools Yesterday

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday directed all state governments to prepare an action plan for the construction of toilets for girls in government schools by July next year. Irani's directive follows Prime Minister Narendra Modi Swacch Bharat campaign mentioned in his Independence day speech. The...
  • Ministers with criminal background: Time to see if PM acts on SC advice, says Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a moral test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court has completely put the onus on him on whether he would want to appoint ministers with criminal backgrounds. The court ruling has put the spotlight on Modi, with the Congress now awaiting the Prime Minister's next...
  • SC dismisses PIL on appointment of ministers with criminal background, says it's up to the PM Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking the removal of people with alleged criminal background from becoming ministers at the Centre or states. "We leave it to the wisdom of the Prime Minister whether to appoint people with criminal background or not,"...
  • 100 days of Narendra Modi government: PM keeps a check on officers, says bureaucrats must perform Yesterday

    New Delhi: At a time when the Narendra Modi government is completing 100 days in power, CNN-IBN gets you a look at how the NDA government led by the Prime Minister has re-energised the bureaucracy to end policy paralysis. One of the first decisions of the NDA government was to...
  • British government planning on an enormous investment in India, says UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg Yesterday

    New Delhi: British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has hinted that the UK government is planning on making an enormous investment in India, especially in the areas of infrastructure and defence. In an exclusive interview to Network18, Clegg, who is in India for a 3-day trade mission, has also...