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  • Campaign ends for first phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand 9 hours 14 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Campaigning for the first phase of polling on Tuesday for 15 assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 13 Maoist-hit constituencies in Jharkhand ended on Sunday, with BJP hoping to continue its winning streak in the multi-cornered contests riding on the 'Modi wave'. 123 candidates are in the fray...
  • India does not rule out Modi-Sharif meet at SAARC 9 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India on Sunday did not rule out a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit, saying that he is keen to have meaningful dialogues with as many south Asian leaders as possible. Answering queries from mediapersons,...
  • Wharton's Modi move augurs 'dark days' for plurality of views 10 hours 23 minutes ago

    Washington: The prestigious Wharton India Forum's flip-flop last year over an invitation to Narendra Modi reflects "dark days" for intellectual diversity on American campuses, a top US official has said. "These are dark days for intellectual diversity on campuses. The number of speakers who have been formally disinvited from speaking on...
  • Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel adopts Lilapur village 10 hours 35 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel adopted Lilapur village of Daskroi taluka in the district with a population of around 1,200 people. Taking her cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna', Patel has asked all the MLAs of Gujarat to adopt a village of their constituency and...
  • PM's remarks on dynastic politics 'election rhetoric': PDP 10 hours 58 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Dismissing Narendra Modi's criticism of dynastic politics and corruption in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti today said it was "election rhetoric" and exposed the Prime Minister's ignorance about the state. The sharp reaction from the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) chief came a day after Modi, during an election...
  • Campaigning ends for first phase of Jharkhand polls on November 25 11 hours 44 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Campaigning on Sunday ended in 13 Maoist-affected constituencies going to the polls on November 25 in the first phase of five-stage elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. Electioneering had picked up in Palamau, Gumla and Latehar districts between November 21 and November 23 with Prime Narendra Modi and Congress...
  • Coal India trade unions call off strike in victory for PM Modi 11 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The labour unions of state-run Coal India have called off a strike planned for Monday in protest against a stake sale and opening up of the industry, setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press ahead with energy reforms. Coal India holds a monopoly on commercial coal...
  • Arun Jaitley slams Congress for hurting economy, 'in power and as opposition' 12 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for enhancing India's stature globally with his successful three-nation visit even as he accused the Congress of damaging the economy both while in government and as an opposition party. He also said he was "deeply disappointed" with...
  • PM Narendra Modi copying my scheme of adopting villages, building toilets, says Mulayam 14 hours 47 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets. "He (Modi) is talking about adopting villages. I have adopted villages in 1990. The Prime Minister is copying me. I have done all this. I have initiated...
  • Jharkhand elections: 7 reasons why day one is important 15 hours 28 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Maoists have a strong presence in most of the 13 constituencies going to polls on Tuesday and reports say they are desperate to execute a big attack on security forces and eliminate candidates. Naxal fear is so strong here that in many of the constituencies, polling parties are airlifted...
  • Railway officers set to adopt stations for PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' mission 17 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Looking to give a new impetus to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has suggested that officers working with the public transporter could adopt one railway station each in order to ensure proper cleanliness on the premises. Noting that "in Railways, cleaning is...
  • India needs 25 million housing units, will touch 38 million by 2030 20 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has launched its much awaited biggest housing scheme offering 26,000 flats of which 24,000 are one room sets meant for the lower income group. However, despite the scale of the scheme it is unlikely to bridge the housing gap in the city....
  • India approves $2.6 billion mounted gun purchase, says official 21 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India approved on Saturday the purchase of 814 mounted gun systems for the Army at a cost of Rs 157.5 billion ($2.55 billion), a defence ministry spokesman said. India, already the world's largest arms importer, is in the midst of a $100 billion defence upgrade. In October, the new...
  • All-party meet ahead of Parliament's Winter Session Yesterday

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday held an all-party meeting to ensure smooth functioning of Parliament during the Winter Session beginning Monday. The meeting was followed by dinner which was also attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Briefing the media after the meeting, Mahajan said 18 parties attended the...
  • PM Modi to plant sapling of Bodhi tree in Nepal Yesterday

    Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will plant a sapling of Bodh Gaya's sacred Bodhi tree in Lumbini during his visit to Nepal next week, an official said on Saturday. "The Bodh Gaya Temple Management Committee (BTMC) has given a sapling of the sacred Bodhi tree to Consulate Krishna Chaitanya who took...
  • J&K: CM Omar Abdullah refutes Modi's allegations of corruption Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday refuted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations of corruption in the state. Omar questioning Modi's allegations said, "Had we actually been corrupt would people give us so much support?" Modi in his election rally asked people of Jammu and Kashmir to punish...
  • Will bring back Bollywood to Kashmir: Narendra Modi Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised to bring back "Bollywood to Kashmir". "I have to bring back Bollywood to Kashmir," said Modi while addressing a BJP rally in this Jammu and Kashmir town. Noting that the fastest growing industry in the world today is tourism industry, he said, "I have...
  • J&K polls: Modi assures to solve Kashmiri refugees' issues, asks people to punish NC, PDP Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he will solve the Kashmir refugee issue if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comes to power. "I will solve problems of refugees that have been existing for 50 years," the Prime Minister said. While addressing an election rally in...
  • Jharkhand polls: Rahul attacks PM, says Swach Bharat Abhiyaan a marketing strategy Yesterday

    Manika: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi: addressed an election rally in Manika ahead of first phase of elections . The Congress vice president attacked the 'acche din' claims of Priime Minister Narendra Modi. "You gave them full support in Lok Sabha elections. The PM promised 'acche din' after he...
  • Live: Will solve all issues of Kashmiri refugees, says PM Modi in Kishtwar Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Jammu and Kashmir. Riding high on Modi wave, the state BJP unit expects that the PM's speech will be enough to drum up support for the party in the assembly polls. The Assembly polls in the...
  • Gujarat: BJP MPs adopt 'developed' villages under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: The choice of some villages adopted by MPs in Gujarat under the Prime Minister's 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna' has invited criticism from Congress which claimed that they were already developed, a charge refuted by the MPs. There are three such cases which have come to the light where villages have...
  • J&K: Heavy security in Kishtwar ahead of PM Modi's rally Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Multi-tier security cover has been put in place in Kishtwar town ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to address a public rally in the poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir. Security men have been deployed at all the entry and exit points of the venue Chogan to regulate the people thronging...
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif asks US President Barack Obama to take up Kashmir issue during India visit Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asked US President Barack Obama to take up the Kashmir issue with the Indian leadership when he travels to India in January 2015. Sharif made the request when Obama telephoned him, informing about his forthcoming India visit and discussing bilateral ties and the regional situation. "The...
  • Rameswaram: 5 fishermen pardoned by Sri Lanka return home, get heroes welcome Yesterday

    Chennai: Three years after five fishermen from Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lanka and charged with allegedly smuggling drugs into the country, they atlast returned home. The five men from Rameswaram received a hero's welcome. Sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court in October, the...
  • World is looking at India with great respect, blogs PM Narendra Modi Yesterday

    New Delhi: The world is looking at India with renewed respect and immense enthusiasm, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, a day after he ended a visit to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji. Writing in his blog, Mr Modi also said that the G-20 nations had agreed to battle black money...
  • Barack Obama calls Nawaz Sharif, informs of his India visit Yesterday

    Islamabad: US President Barack Obama on Saturday telephoned Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and informed him about his forthcoming visit to India, as the two leaders discussed bilateral ties and the regional situation. The Pakistan Prime Minister's Office said that President Obama informed Sharif of his forthcoming visit to India in...
  • PM Modi to hit campaign trail in J&K amidst pressure to clear BJP's stand on Article 370 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a rally in the state on Saturday. Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the PM to reveal its stand on the controversial Article 370 in the state....
  • News 360: Obama to attend India's R-Day celebrations 2 days ago

    In a major step which will further help cement diplomatic ties between India and the United States of America, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited US President Barack Obama to be the chief guest at next year's Republic Day celebrations, which was readily accepted by the latter. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days 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.Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top...
  • Long 'to do' list for Modi as clock ticks on reform 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a long list of pro-growth measures to implement over the next four months, but time may have already run out to breathe enough life into the economy to meet the tough 2014/15 fiscal deficit target without cuts. Modi's election victory in May unleashed a...