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  • President, Prime Minister congratulate Australia on 5th World Cup title 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday congratulated Australian cricket team for winning the World Cup for a record fifth time at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia clinched the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup for the fifth time, thrashing New Zealand by seven wickets to provide a perfect...
  • CBDT asks I-T department to act on public grievances after PM's rap 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: CBDT has called for according a "top priority" to addressing taxpayers' grievances by the Income Tax department after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his disappointment about delays in corrective action and harassment of the assesses by tax officials. Taking a stern view of the PM's rap on the...
  • Azam Khan 'gifts' broom, pen to MLAs; taunts Modi 3 hours 16 minutes ago

    Lucknow: UP Minister Azam Khan, known for his frequent barbs against the Prime Minister, surprised MLAs from all parties with unusual 'gifts' of a broom and a pen along with a letter asking them to decide which among the two can take on the evils in the society. "I am giving...
  • India deeply valued Lee's friendship and his support: PM Modi 8 hours 3 minutes ago

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded Singapore's founder and first premier Lee Kuan Yew as a "global thinker" and said India deeply valued his friendship and his support for its economic progress. Modi, who arrived on Saturday morning to attend the State Funeral Services of Lee, said the former...
  • Lee Kuan Yew was among the tallest leaders of our times: PM Modi 9 hours 0 minutes ago

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described Singapore's founder prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as "among the tallest leaders of our times". Modi arrived in Singapore early Sunday to join a host of world leaders for the funeral of Lee, who died at the age of 91 on Monday after...
  • National mourning for Singapore PM Lee Kuan Yew 10 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The government has declared national mourning on Sunday as a mark of respect to the former Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew. The national flag will be flown at half-mast throughout the country and there is no official entertainment today as Lee's funeral will be held in the...
  • PM Modi arrives in Singapore to attend Lee's funeral 11 hours 47 minutes ago

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in Singapore to attend the State Funeral Services of Singapore's founder and first premier Lee Kuan Yew. Lee, 91, died of severe pneumonia on March 23. The Prime Minister will be attending the funeral of Lee on Sunday, the Spokesperson in the External...
  • Modi misleading farmers on Land Bill: Jairam Ramesh Yesterday

    Jaipur: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading farmers about 13 aspects of the new Land Acquisition Bill, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said that they were part of the 2013 law passed by his party and that Modi was taking credit for it. "The Prime Minister took credit...
  • Visit to France, Germany, Canada aimed at boosting economy: PM Modi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his upcoming visit to France, Germany and Canada was aimed at boosting India's economy and creating jobs. "My France, Germany & Canada visit is centred around supporting India's economic agenda & creating jobs for our youth," he tweeted ahead of his three-nation...
  • Gandhi Peace Prize for ISRO Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been selected for the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 for its contribution to the country's development through space technology and satellite-based services. The award, comprising Rs one crore and a citation, was decided after the jury for the prize met under the...
  • Profile: Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi led NDA government at the Centre has conferred Bharat Ratna on iconic leader and statesman Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Ending months of speculation a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhawan on December 25, 2014 announced Bharat Ratna for former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The BJP had promised...
  • President confers Bharat Ratna on former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Veteran Parliamentarian and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, founder member of BJP who is held in high esteem across the political spectrum, was on Friday conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee In a departure from protocol, Mukherjee drove to Vajpayee's...
  • Sonia Gandhi slams Modi government on Land Bill 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Rejecting the dialogue offer on the controversial land bill, Sonia Gandhi on Friday alleged it was a mockery of the consensus building tradition by a "myopic" Modi government which was "bending backwards" to favour industrialists and demanded that UPA's legislation be brought back in totality. "Proposition of a post-facto...
  • PM Modi appeals to well off people to give up subsidised LPG 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the well off people to give up subsidised cooking gas, and expressed his government's resolve to reduce dependence on energy imports by 10 per cent by 2022. Sharing oil companies' plans to increase piped cooking gas connection to one crore households...
  • Deregulation of diesel is considered important for reform: PM Modi 2 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a mega energy conclave called the Urja Sangam on Friday to mark the Golden Jubliee of India's overseas oil firm ONGC. ...
  • How could our Ex-Army Chief be part of Pakistan Day celebrations? 2 days ago

    Retired General VK Singh, former Chief of Indian Army and now Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, attended a dinner hosted on Pakistan Republic Day also called Pakistan Day hosted by Pakistan's envoy to India Abdul Basit which included Kashmiri Separatists who want Kashmir out of India. Ever since the new...
  • PM Modi, Kailash Satyarthi among world's greatest leaders: Fortune 2 days ago

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi have been named among the 50 greatest leaders in the world by Fortune magazine in its annual list of "extraordinary" men and women transforming business, government and philanthropy. Modi is ranked 5th on the 2015 roster of 'World's Greatest Leaders'...
  • Nitish Kumar meets PM Modi; raises issues regarding funding to Bihar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Keeping aside their differences, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed issues regarding fund allocation. Nitish raised the demand for Backward Reserve Fund for Bihar for the development of the state. "We have made one thing clear that Bihar needs assistance because...
  • Celebrated mango grower comes out with 'Modi mango' 3 days ago

    Lucknow: Celebrated mango grower Haji Kalimullah has come out with a new "Modi mango" variety and wishes that it will reach Prime Minister Narendra Modi so that he can taste this royal fruit named after him. "I had kept the first fruits of the Modi mango variety...
  • Nitish Kumar to meet PM Modi today, likely to raise issue of special status to Bihar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and is expected to raise the issue of special status to Bihar. The special status issue has been a long standing demand from the ruling JD(U). This is the first time that the two...
  • News 360: Hooda government favoured Vadra in land deals, says CAG report 3 days ago

    The Comptroller and Auditor General has blamed Haryana's previous Congress government led by then Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for showing undue favours to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in his multi-million rupee controversial land deal with realty giant DLF. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Government may let Land Ordinance lapse on April 5: sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After stiff resistance from the Opposition, the Narendra Modi government might let the Land Ordinance lapse on April 5, sources said on Wednesday. The decision was taken at a meeting attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi late Tuesday night where several senior ministers were also present. Sources said...
  • VK Singh forced to clarify his stand, says fully committed to government 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After a series of tweets on attending Pakistan National Day celebrations, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh was forced to clarify his stand after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped in. Singh said that he is fully committed to the government and the Prime Minister and has...
  • India under Modi's leadership driving optimism across South Asia: US 4 days ago

    Washington: The US has said India's resurgence under the new leadership was driving energy and optimism across South Asia and the two countries were now "indispensable partners" in promoting peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. "If there is one overarching positive trend that is driving the energy and optimism...
  • Twitter-Indian government launch Twitter Samvad to send political updates, emergency notifications to citizens via SMSes 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Social media platform Twitter on Tuesday launched Twitter Samvad in collaboration with the Indian government so as to allow people to receive tweets as SMSes from government offices, including the Prime Minister's Office. The service was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his meeting here with Twitter chief...
  • Mauritius promises India full-cooperation on tax treaty issues 4 days ago

    Port Louis/New Delhi: Mauritius has promised full cooperation with India to address outstanding issues relating to their bilateral tax treaty, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the island nation. The much-talked about changes in India-Mauritius Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) have been hanging fire for a long time, despite...
  • Jairam Ramesh trashes PM's defence of Land Acquisition Bill 4 days ago

    Patna: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that amendments in 13 laws under Land Acquisition Bill were brought by NDA to provide for compensation and described the Centre as anti-farmers. "Modi is wrong by claiming that the NDA government has brought the...
  • MoS External Affairs General VK Singh's office rubbishes rumours of his resignation 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh's office on Tuesday night rubbished rumours of his resignation from the post. The former Army chief had on Monday attended Pakistan's National Day celebrations at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi where several Kashmiri separatist leaders were also present. Singh...
  • PM Modi hopes for 'concrete' outcomes from China visit 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was looking forward to his visit to China to interact with the top leadership, hoping it will have "concrete outcomes" and take the bilateral relationship to a new level. This was told by Modi to Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi, who called on the Prime...