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  • Congress says PM Modi's way of treating Indira Gandhi's death anniversary disgusting, petty-minded 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday termed as "disgusting" and "petty-minded" the way the Narendra Modi government marked the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi while the ruling BJP wondered if that party prefers to see history through the "perspective" of Nehru-Gandhi family. "It is petty-minded, it is partisan and disrespectful to...
  • Narendra Modi remembers former PM Indira Gandhi on death anniversary 7 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary and paid tributes to first Home Minister Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary. "I join my fellow countrymen & women in remembering former PM Smt. Indira Gandhi on her Punya Tithi," Modi...
  • Modi launches 'Run for Unity', remembers Sardar Patel's contribution towards nation's unity 7 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It is the 139th birth anniversary of former deputy prime minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. In remembrance of the 'Iron Man', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the 'Run for Unity' marathon in which over 10,000 people participated. The central government declared October 31 as the National Unity...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi flags off 'Run for Unity' 7 hours 31 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off 'Run for Unity' in Delhi to commemorate Sardar Patel's birth anniversary. ...
  • Modi government can't bring even a rabbit into country: Sharad Yadav on black money 8 hours 10 minutes ago

    Patna: Unmoved with the Central government's initiative on black money, Janata Dal United President Sharad Yadav said the dream Narendra Modi government weaving before the nation on bringing back illegal money stashed in foreign banks would never be fulfilled. "The dream Narendra Modi government showing to the nation about bringing back...
  • Hillary Clinton praises Narendra Modi's focus on sanitation 8 hours 18 minutes ago

    Washington: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his focus on sanitation and cleanliness and called for more women participation for the world economy to recover quickly. "I recently met with my husband with the new prime minister of India, Prime Minister Modi. He...
  • Sardar Patel's anniversary being celebrated as National Unity Day 8 hours 21 minutes ago

    To commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's legacy the Narendra Modi Government has declared National Unity Day, which is being launched with a run for unity to spread awareness about Patel's contribution to Indian history. ...
  • 'Run for Unity': As it happened 9 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 8:49 am: 'Run for Unity' marathon concludes. 8:39 am: President Pranab Mukherjee also participates in the 'Run For Unity' as he flags off the event from Rashtrapati Bhawan. 8:27 am: According to the Delhi Police, over 10,000 people are participating in the marathon. 8:20 am: Sports icons Bijender Singh, Yogeshwar Dutt,...
  • Littering is just as bad as anti-nationalism: Chetan Bhagat on PM Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign 9 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Dressed in a simple pink shirt and a black half Nehru jacket, popular Indian author Chetan Bhagat mopped his brow as he blinked in the harsh lights. He was chatting with a few professors and media persons on a balmy evening here, in Delhi. In the city to promote...
  • Tamil Nadu CM urges Modi to ensure release of Indian fishermen given death penalty 19 hours 57 minutes ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging the government to ensure the release of the five fishermen who have been sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court for allegedly smuggling drugs. He has said that the people of Tamil Nadu have...
  • PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Sri Lanka landslide 20 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed deep condolences over the loss of lives in a landslide in Sri Lanka that mostly destroyed homes of Indian-origin people and wished speedy recovery to those injured. "PM has expressed his deep condolences on the loss of lives due to the landslide in...
  • Korean firms keen to invest in India, says Ambassador 20 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Korean firms are now more keen to invest in India, upbeat about the country's investment climate after the new government led by Narendra Modi unveiled its economic vision, the country's Ambassador on Thursday said. "I see a renewed interest amongst Korean companies in coming as the economic vision...
  • Industry hopes new Maharashtra government will fast-track infra projects 20 hours 29 minutes ago

    Mumbai: As the BJP is set to form the next government in Maharashtra on Friday, industry experts want the new chief minister to expedite the delayed infrastructure projects in the state and revive investment in key sectors by removing bureaucratic bottlenecks. Devendra Fadnavis, 44, a four-term MLA from Nagpur, will...
  • E-visa system likely to be rolled out next week 20 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Government will roll out by next week the much-awaited electronic-visa system for tourists from select countries including US and Japan. Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with Tourism Minister Sripad Naik will unveil the first phase of e-visa system for tourists from two dozens countries including US and Japan...
  • Delhi Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam invites Pakistan PM Sharif, avoids Modi for son's anointment 22 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Sparking a row, Delhi Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari has invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his son's anointment. However, Bukhari has not extended the invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that he has never treated Muslims in an appropriate way. "Modi treated Muslims...
  • Those making noise on black money are shielding a/c holders, says Venkaiah Naidu 22 hours 20 minutes ago

    Bhopal: After Congress dared BJP government to disclose names of those who have stashed black money, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that those making noise over the issue were actually shielding such account holders. He also assured that the Centre was committed to crackdown on those having parked...
  • Snapshot: Amitabh Bachchan sweeps the street for Swachh Bharat campaign; Prime Minister Narendra Modi praises him Yesterday

    After finishing up with the grand finale for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' season 8, actor Amitabh Bachchan picked up the broom to sweep the streets of Mumbai for Swacch Bharat campaign. The move earned him praises from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ...
  • Shashi Tharoor slams Centre, says it is petty to forget Indira Gandhi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Political storm is already brewing a day ahead of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary on Friday as the Congress has accused the Narendra Modi government of forgetting the death anniversary of prime minister Indira Gandhi. Shashi Tharoor, who was sacked as Congress spokesman in the...
  • Modi government's austerity drive: Cut down on 5-star seminars, foreign tours, no first-class travel Yesterday

    New Delhi: In an effort to bring down non-planned expenditure, the Narendra Modi government has announced certain austerity measures. The Finance Ministry said that it wants to cut down non-planned expenditure by 10 per cent. As part of the measures, the government has announced cuts on 5-star seminars and foreign...
  • Government offices in New Delhi area to close at 2 PM today for 'Run for Unity' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Government offices located in New Delhi's central area, including North Block and South Block, will be closed from 2 PM on Thursday till 9:30 AM on Friday in connection with the 'Run for Unity' to be flagged off by Prime Minster Narendra Modi. The buildings to be closed in...
  • Second transfer for Arvind Mayaram in a fortnight, now goes to Minority Affairs Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Thursday transferred Arvind Mayaram again. In the second transfer to Mayaram in a fortnight, he is now made Secretary of Minority Affairs. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved cancellation of order of appointment of Mayaram, a 1978 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan...
  • Kyoto deputy mayor to visit Varanasi on Thursday Yesterday

    Varanasi: The deputy mayor of Kyoto, Kenichi Ogasawara, will visit Varanasi on Thursday in order to discuss with officials plans for developing the temple town on the lines of the Japanese city. The visit comes in the wake of a Sister City Partnership Agreement which was recently signed between Kyoto...
  • Those in the government are destroying the name of PM Modi: Ram Jethmalani Yesterday

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that the Supreme court had shown the way forward despite best efforts of some in power. "Those in the government are hell bent to destroy the name of Narendra Modi. Supreme court has done what the government should have done,"...
  • Rajasthan textile sector to be linked with 'Make-in-India', says CM Raje Yesterday

    Jaipur: The textile sector in Rajasthan will get the best of technologies and innovations as a part of plans to make the state a "one-stop and most-favoured destination for investment", Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Wednesday. The textile industry will be provided with the complete matrix of technology, innovation...
  • Tamil Nadu seeks more centres under Udaan scheme Yesterday

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the number of contact class centres in the state for girl students under the Udaan scheme. In a letter to Modi, the text of which was released to the media here, he requested the removal...
  • New Haryana government will work as a team: Manohar Lal Khattar Yesterday

    Chandigarh: The new State Government would work as a team to ensure people's welfare, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Wednesday. "The new State Government would work as a team," he said adding, people of the state have high hopes from his government and efforts will be made to...
  • Analysis: Centre submits a list of 627 black money account holders to Supreme Court 2 days ago

    The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. Political Analyst Anurag Mittal discusses the matter. ...
  • Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM on 'design flaws' in CBSE's UDAAN scheme 2 days ago

    Chennai: Expressing displeasure over lack of adequate contact class centres under CBSE's "UDAAN" scheme in the state, Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "have these design flaws" examined and increase the number of centres. UDAAN scheme has been designed by Central Board of Secondary Education to...
  • Task Force on India Post to submit report by year-end: Centre 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Task Force set up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to leverage post office's network in the country in a bid to enhance the role of India Posts in the financial inclusion, among others, will submit its report by the end of this year, a top government official...