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  • No information on cost of Narendra Modi's wardrobe: PMO 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office said it has no information about the cost incurred on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wardrobe. Replying to a query under the Right to Information Act, the Prime Minister's Office said it had no record of the information sought by applicant Rohit Kumar. "It is your contention...
  • Narendra Modi to address BJP MPs on government's welfare schemes today 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday address a workshop of Bharatiya Janata Party MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides...
  • Rahul back in action, Congress leaders switch sides, Kisan rally's success to decide the fate of many 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Sensing a major revamp in the Congress party, several leaders have now switched sides to be on the right side of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. From defending his long leave to vouching his name for the party president's post, everyone wants to be in his good books. Rahul,...
  • Vikas Swarup takes over as Spokesperson in MEA 9 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Senior diplomat Vikas Swarup, whose debut novel was made into the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire", on Saturday assumed charge as Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry. A 1986 batch IFS officer, Swarup succeeded Syed Akbaruddin, who has been promoted as Additional Secretary in the External Affairs Ministry and will...
  • As Congress ups the ante, Modi to address BJP MPs on Government's welfare schemes 10 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address a workshop of BJP MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides with the...
  • Rajasthan: Given raw deal on land, say farmers 18 hours 5 minutes ago

    While Narendra Modi government is struggling to build consensus on its Land Acquisition Bill, farmers protesting in Rajasthan's Kishangarh called it an anti farmer legislation. ...
  • TWTW: All about PM Modi's three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada 18 hours 44 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of key agreements were signed, including the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. ...
  • Watch : The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha 19 hours 35 minutes ago

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on Congress Vice president on his return after a 56-day long sabbatical, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's return after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada, Shiv Sena and Hillary Clinton announces her bid for US presidential polls 2016. ...
  • PM Modi returns home after three-nation tour 23 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the Capital early on Saturday morning after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of key agreements were signed, including the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay...
  • India will be the global workforce hub in a few years: PM Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the Canadian leadership and locals for the rousing reception he recieved in Canada. "Whatever resources India needs can be found in Canada. Canada joined in the celebrations when BJP came to power. Youth of India is it's biggest strength," said PM Modi in his speech. ...
  • World Bank chief praises PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojna Yesterday

    Washington: The World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Friday said that the "strong visionary leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has resulted in "extraordinary effort" by India on financial inclusion of its people. The World Bank in a report released this week said by January 2015, 125 million bank accounts...
  • Air Canada to launch Delhi flights from November Yesterday

    Toronto: After a gap of almost a decade, Air Canada will resume direct flights between Toronto and Delhi from this winter season, its chief told Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The airline's President and CEO, Calin Rovinescu, met the Prime Minister at his meeting with business leaders and informed him about the...
  • India, France will find a balance, says Jean-Joseph Boillot Yesterday

    Jean-Joseph Boillot, an advisor to the CEPII Business Club, said that India and France will find a balance. The remarks came in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to France during his three-nation tour. ...
  • Congress hits out at Modi for attacking opposition abroad, says PM demeaned India Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attacking the opposition during his address to Indian diaspora at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said the Prime Minister demeaned India. Sharma has taken exception to Modi for criticising the previous UPA government...
  • PM Narendra Modi heads home after three-nation tour Yesterday

    Vancouver: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wrapped up his three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada during which a number of important agreements were signed, including for the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada. "I leave Canada with immense satisfaction. This visit will further...
  • Modi's three-nation tour: Projecting a self-confident India Yesterday

    New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-nation tour was marked by several high points - the surprise announcement on purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets in France, clinching a five-year uranium supply deal with Canada, pushing the Make in India initiative in Germany, assuring all of the ease of doing business...
  • Narendra Modi courts Canada banks, insurers, pension funds Yesterday

    Toronto: Top executives at Canada's largest banks, insurers and pension funds sounded bullish over investing in India after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is making the first bilateral visit to Canada by an Indian premier for 42 years. Modi held a roundtable with the heads of major Canadian financial institutions...
  • Hinduism a way of life, Sikhs related to me by blood, says Modi in Vancouver 2 days ago

    Vancouver: On the last day of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Vancouver early on Friday morning. On his arrival, he visited the Gurudwara Khalsa and the Laxminarayan Temple in Vancouver. He was accompanied by his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper. Thousands of Modi supporters thronged both the holy...
  • Foreign fighter jet makers eye multi-billion dollar opportunity in India after scaled back French deal 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Foreign fighter jet makers see a multi-billion dollar opportunity in India's decision to scale back purchases of high-end aircraft from France, which may free up cash in the world's largest arms importer to buy a new fleet of mid-range planes. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 10 announced that...
  • News 360: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi returns to Delhi 2 days ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday returned home from his 56-day sabbatical to challenging days ahead but his partymen were confident that he would revive the organisation that is struggling to come to terms with successive electoral debacles. ...
  • PM Modi, Harper pay tribute to crash victims at Kanishka memorial 2 days ago

    Sending a strong message against terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accompanied by his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper today visited the Air India Memorial here to pay tributes to the 329 people, mostly of Indian-origin, killed in the Kanishka bombing in 1985. ...
  • US President Barack Obama praises Narendra Modi, calls him India's reformer-in-chief 2 days ago

    New York: In a sign of warm personal friendship, US President Barack Obama has written a profile for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Time magazine as it named the Indian leader among the 100 most influential people in the world. In the profile titled 'India's reformer-in-chief', Obama has described Modi's life...
  • Under Modi's leadership, Canadians feel closer to India: Stephen Harper 2 days ago

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper called his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi a long friend. Modi is in Canada for a three-day visit. Harper said, "Under Modi's leadership, Canadians feel closer to India. Modi has been a long friend of Canada." ...
  • Modi's speech reflected bond between India, Canada, says performer 2 days ago

    In the final leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. One of the performer's at the event said, "Modi's speech reflected the bond between India and Canada. We practiced for this event for about two weeks. Local Canadians...
  • 'Rejuvenated' Rahul gears up to attack Modi, to lead Kisan rally against Land Bill on April 19 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A 'rejuvenated' Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is all set to take on the Narendra Modi government as he will lead the Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on April 19. Rahul who has returned on Thursday after nearly two-month long sabbatical is believed to have stayed...
  • 10,000 Indo-Canadians throng Narendra Modi's 'rockstar' show 2 days ago

    Toronto: Just as the organizers had advertised, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public interaction with the Indian diaspora at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto on Wednesday had all the trappings of a rockstar concert as Bollywood singer Sukhwinder Singh, Shiamak Davar troupe and other groups set the tone for the evening. The nearly...
  • My mission is 'Skill India, not Scam India', says Modi in Toronto as he pitches for transformative India 3 days ago

    Toronto: In the final leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for a transformative India with a promise to turn the country into a global workforce hub by 2030. Addressing the Indian diaspora in a packed stadium in Toronto, Canada on Thursday morning, Modi said,...
  • Narendra Modi gifts Guru Nanak's painting to Canadian PM 3 days ago

    Ottawa: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gifted a miniature painting depicting Sikh Guru Nanak Dev with his two disciples to his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper. Modi who is on a three-day visit to Canada, presented the painting done in traditional Indian miniature style to Harper. The composition shows Guru Nanak...