Narendra Modi

  • More than half of JVM MLAs ready to join BJP: Sahabadi 22 minutes ago

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) MLA Nirbhay Sahabadi on Friday said he and three of his party MLAs had met BJP president Amit Shah and expressed their willingness to join BJP while three more party MLAs will follow suit. "Samresh Singh, Chandrika Mahata and Jaiprakash Bhokta, besides myself, met the BJP president...
  • PM encourages self-certification to benefit the common man 3 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked all union ministries and state governments to make provision for self-certification. In a citizen-friendly initiative, all ministries and departments have been asked to make provision for self-certification of documents in place of affidavits. The requirement of attestation by a gazetted officer...
  • Sri Lanka apologises to PM Modi, Jaya over derogatory article on its defence site 4 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After facing fierce opposition, the Sri Lankan government has been forced to withdraw the controversial pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa from its defence website. The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry has tendered an unqualified apology to both PM Modi and Jaya...
  • 'Derogatory' article on Modi, Jaya on Lankan Defence website creates furore 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party allies MDMK and the PMK on Friday expressed strong disapproval of the manner in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa were portrayed on the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry website's and sought strong action against the island nation. PMK founder S Ramadoss...
  • John Kerry meets Narendra Modi in prelude to Washington summit 6 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a prelude to the summit meeting between US President Barack Obama and Modi in Washington in September. Kerry's meeting with Modi at the Prime Minister's House, 7, Race Course Road, comes...
  • Modi-Kerry meet today amidst tension over snooping row 12 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The much awaited meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State John Kerry will take place on Friday. Friday's meeting holds significance as it will create ground for Modi's first visit to US as Indian PM in September. "In weeks to come, we will take...
  • India, US stress on strategic ties but tensions remain 13 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The United States and India stressed their desire to boost business and defense ties on Thursday, but trade and spying rows were a reminder of the obstacles to President Barack Obama's vision of a "defining" partnership. After a day of meetings in New Delhi seen as a preparation for...
  • Jaya asks Modi to put an end to monthly increase in fuel price 22 hours 8 minutes ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to put a "full stop" to the monthly increase in diesel price by oil marketing companies introduced during the previous UPA regime. Seeking rollback of Thursday's increase in diesel price by 56 paise per litre, Jayalalithaa...
  • Can Narendra Modi redefine India-US relationship? 23 hours 18 minutes ago

    In stern words, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday told US Secretary of State John Kerry that surveillance of political leaders and others in India by the American intelligence was "unacceptable". ...
  • American surveillance of BJP 'unacceptable', Swaraj tells Kerry 21 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In stern words, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday told US Secretary of State John Kerry that surveillance of political leaders and others in India by the American intelligence was "unacceptable". "I told him that both countries consider each other as friendly nations and it will not...
  • Deputy NSA Nehchal Sandhu resigns Yesterday

    New Delhi: Deputy National Security Advisor Nehchal Sandhu, a former Intelligence Bureau chief, on Thursday tendered his resignation citing "personal reasons". The resignation has been accepted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with "regret", a PMO statement said in New Delhi on Thursday. Sandhu, a 1973 batch IPS officer of Bihar cadre, was...
  • Opposition demands judicial probe, PM statement on bugging issue Yesterday

    New Delhi: Opposition led by Congress on Thursday upped the ante against the Government on the bugging issue demanding a judicial probe and a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter which, they said, has put NDA's credibility at stake. There were sharp exchanges in the Rajya Sabha between...
  • Modi unlikely to visit Lumbini, Janakpur during Nepal trip Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not visit Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, and Janakpurdham, the birth place of Sita, during his trip to Nepal due to inadequate security arrangements. "So far, we have not included the Indian Prime Minister's visit to Lumbini or Janakpur in the itinerary," said...
  • Nepal taking special security measures for Modi's first visit Yesterday

    Kathmandu: Special security arrangements are being put in place for the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal, with a team of Indian commandos expected to arrive here to oversee the preparations. Nepal government is also stepping up security by mobilising all the security agencies for the two-day visit...
  • John Kerry meets Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry who is in Delhi on a three-day visit met Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday morning. Prior to his meeting with Jaitley, Kerry called on National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. He is scheduled to co-chair the Indo-US Strategic Dialogue...
  • Upcoming by-polls, Assembly elections crucial: BJP chief Amit Shah Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prepare well for the upcoming by-polls and Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah told party MPs in the Parliamentary Board meeting on Thursday. The newly-appointed party chief reportedly asked his party MPs to gear up as the forthcoming elections were very important for the BJP. Crucial...
  • Kerry asks India to drop opposition to WTO deal Yesterday

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on Wednesday for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, saying it was a test of the country's commitment to advance economic liberalisation. Kerry made the call in a newspaper article,...
  • Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani granted bail in Naroda Patiya case 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: In some relief for former state minister Maya Kodnani, the Gujarat High Court has granted bail to her in the Naroda Patiya riots case. She had been granted bail earlier as well, on medical grounds for two months. Kodnani, who was made the Gujarat minister of state for...
  • Heavy rains affecting rescue operation: Shivaji Rao Patil 2 days ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Rao Patil said that heavy rains were affecting rescue operations. 40 houses had come under the landslide. He informed that they would soon be meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation. ...
  • US's John Kerry leaves for India for a 3-day visit 2 days ago

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation, on Wednesday left for India to co-chair the fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi during his three-day official visit. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, who is accompanying Kerry on his trip, said...
  • Field trial of GM crops a suggestion, not decision: Javadekar 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is coming under pressure from its ally, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, as two outfits linked to the Sangh have now demanded that the Centre put a ban on field trials of genetically modified crops. Sources said that the outfits have been assured that the...
  • Rural votes, old traumas drive India's WTO brinkmanship 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling. But government officials say Prime Minister Narendra Modi is prepared to brazen out global outrage to...
  • Breaking protocol, Nepal PM to personally receive Modi 2 days ago

    Breaking protocol, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will personally receive his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi when he lands in Kathmandu on August 3 on a two-day visit. A special welcome ceremony will be organised at the Tribhuvan International Airport. There will be a guard of honour for Modi, who will be...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

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  • BJP decides to take Modi government's achievements to people 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday decided to take to the public the achievements of the 60-day Narendra Modi government which, it claimed, has ensured that inflation and prices are in check, besides enhancing the country's image in the world. At a party coordination committee meet chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley,...
  • Jaya writes to PM for immediate release of fishermen 3 days ago

    Chennai: A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats, presently in the custody of the neighbouring nation. In her letter to Modi, she referred to...
  • John Kerry to arrive on Wednesday for talks with new Indian government on key issues 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Seeking to seize "transformative moment" in ties with India, US Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive on Wednesday for talks on key issues with the new leadership. Kerry's visit two months ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Washington in September end is aimed at instilling some...
  • Prithviraj Chavan accuses Modi of being autocratic, questions 'silence' 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Accusing Narendra Modi of practising "silence" since assuming power, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said his style of governance was "autocratic" which was "not very good" for a healthy democracy. He claimed that people are "already disillusioned" with the Modi government and cited the recent win of the...
  • Lab-to-Land, PM's slogan for increasing agriculture production 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Pitching for greater use of research for boosting the agriculture sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave the slogan 'Lab-to-Land', saying that farmers should be able to enhance production to increase their income and feed the country as well as the world. He pressed for the use of...
  • Confident that India will see great progress in agriculture sector: Modi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that break through in agricultural research must translate into benefits for Indian farmers. Addressing the 86th Indian Council of Agriculture Research Foundation Day and Awards Ceremony, he said that he was confident that India will see great progress in the agriculture...