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  • Privatisation of Railways a misunderstanding, says PM Modi 54 minutes ago

    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...
  • 'No bigger sin' that female foeticide, says PM Modi 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    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 1 hour 47 minutes ago

    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 2 hours 16 minutes ago

    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' 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    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' 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    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 5 hours 32 minutes ago

    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 6 hours 14 minutes ago

    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' 7 hours 56 minutes ago

    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 10 hours 1 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 1 minutes ago

    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...
  • Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A tribute to his legacy 21 hours 44 minutes 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. ...
  • Bharat Ratna to Malviya, Vajpayee : PM says 'fitting recognition' Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • Death toll in Bodo militant attack rises to 50, Assam CM Gogoi directs forces to act against killers Yesterday

    Tezpur: The death toll in the attack by Bodo militants in Assam has risen to 50. An indefinite curfew has been imposed in Sonitpur district after suspected Bodo militants attacked several areas across five locations in Assam. "Indefinite curfew has been clamped in the areas in the jurisdiction of Dhekiajuli,...
  • Cartoon of the day: Jharkhand Assembly elections 2014 Yesterday

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: J&K Assembly elections 2014 Yesterday

    The results for Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand Assembly elections declared on Tuesday are along the expected lines. While there is a hung assembly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies crossed the halfway mark of 41 in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. ...
  • Modi wave diminishing, will not be a factor in Delhi poll: AAP Yesterday

    New Delhi: Downplaying the electoral success of the BJP, the Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday said that the Narendra Modi wave has diminished with every assembly election and it would not be a factor in upcoming Delhi polls. Addressing a news conference, AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said the BJP had...
  • Jharkhand Assembly election results: BJP set to form government in Jharkhand Yesterday

    Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful campaign worked well for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which is all set to form the government in Jharkhand though technically it will still be a minority government. Despite the well-oiled campaign which appealed to the voters to given majority to the party to...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah says all options open in Jammu and Kashmir, congratulates PM for his support 2 days ago

    Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday said his party was open to all options of government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. He also said the BJP would carry out developmental activities in Jharkhand, where it has won by a clear majority along with its alliance partner. The...
  • Follow up meeting on 'Make in India' campaign on December 29 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting of several stakeholders on December 29 to chalk out a 'specific action plan' to implement the 'Make in India' programme, which aims at boosting manufacturing sectors. During the day long workshop, which would be organised by the Commerce and Industry...
  • PM asks MPs to tell people about bills passed by Government in Parliament 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to highlight the government's "successful performance" in Parliament and explain to people the bills passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha despite disruption by opposition parties. While addressing members at the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, the Prime Minister asked...
  • J&K elections: Modi addressed nine rallies BJP wins four; Rahul visits four seats Congress scores zero 2 days ago

    New Delhi: While Bharatiya Janata Party fared pretty well in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections winning 25 seats, the party failed to achieve it's "Mission 44" which would have enabled the party to form a government in the state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigned extensively for the party in the...