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  • Rajnath, Amit Shah meet PM to discuss bypolls 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah along with Home Minister Rajnath Singh tonight held consultations with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence to discuss the upcoming bye-elections in various states including UP and Gujarat. Sources said the two leaders discussed with Modi, the party's strategy as well as BJP candidates...
  • BJP councillors told not to appoint relatives as personal staff 2 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Following the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP's Delhi unit on Saturday directed its councillors to not appoint their relatives as personal staff, a statement said. Party president Satish Upadhyay, in a letter written to all councillors, said: "It has been observed that the relatives of public...
  • After Hooda, Chavan decides not to share stage with Modi, says heckling 'pre-planned at a high level' 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Maintaining his being heckled at an event in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "pre-planned at a high level", Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday said that he will not attend such functions in future till he got an assurance that incidents like those will not...
  • RSS publishes Swamy's letter outlining action plan to rebuild Ram temple in Ayodhya 4 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mouthpiece 'organizer' on Saturday published a letter written by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy outlining an action plan to rebuild the Ram temple in Ayodhya by 2016 and fulfil the party's commitment to the electorate. The letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined an...
  • RSS unaccountable under Narendra Modi's 'disappointing' rule: Mayawati 6 hours 47 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Training her guns on Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday claimed that it was emerging as an "unconstitutional and unaccountable" organisation after the formation of the Narendra Modi government, whose performance has been "disappointing". The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Modi taking a hard line, don't blame separatists: Yasin Malik 7 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "hardline" approach on Kashmir and rejected the contention that the separatists are to blame for the stalling of Indo-Pak foreign secretary-level talks. "Kashmiri (separatist) leaders meeting Pakistani officials has a...
  • BJP is taking advantage of the communal tension in UP says Mayawati 8 hours 41 minutes ago

    BSP Chief Mayawati attacked the Narendra Modi government accusing Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) of taking advantage of the communal tension in Uttar Pradesh as bypolls are nearing. ...
  • JMM hits back at BJP, protests Union Minister's visit to Ranchi 11 hours 50 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) clashed at Ranchi airport on Saturday morning, forcing police to resort to lathi charge to control the situation. In an apparent retaliation to the booing of Chief Minister Hemant Soren at an event co-chaired with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
  • Eight-member think tank to replace Planning Commission: sources 14 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to scrap the Planning Commission, sources in the central government tell CNN-IBN that the panel will be replaced by an eight-member think tank. This eight-member body will comprise of top economists, social activist and scientist. Out of the eight members, four will...
  • Centre allows Finmeccanica, Agusta Westland to do business in India albeit in a limited capacity 8 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has allowed Finmeccanica and Agusta Westland to do business with India but in a limited capacity. The Defence Ministry has allowed Finmeccanica to remain in contention in single bid deals; meaning where the company is a lone bidder. Finmeccanica will deal in spare parts and...
  • Three days after hooting at PM rally, Modi calls Hooda for tea Yesterday

    New Delhi: Three days after the hooting incident in a public rally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appeared to reach out to Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda by inviting him over a cup of tea. Hooda met Modi at his residence and discussed development issues relating to the state. "The...
  • Arvind Subramanian likely to be chief economic adviser Yesterday

    New Delhi: US-based economist Arvind Subramanian is poised to be named as chief economic adviser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, two sources at the finance ministry said on Friday. If confirmed, the appointment would bring a second economist of international renown to a key policy post following the naming of...
  • Take up the challenge of making products for which India is dependent on imports: PM Modi to IITs Yesterday

    New Delhi: Asking IITs to come together to find innovative solutions to the problems of the common man, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said they should take up the challenge of making products for which India is critically dependent on imports. "Science is universal. Technology must be local,"...
  • Jharkhand CM calls hooting at PM Modi's event 'rape of democracy' Yesterday

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren termed the hooting he faced by a section of crowd at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function on Thursday as "rape of democracy", while his party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) demanded a public apology from Modi. "The unseemly and disrespectful approach during my speech is...
  • AIIMS CVO removal: Congress slams government, demands clarification 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday said the Centre was indulging in "administrative terrorism" and asked it to come clear on the removal of Chief Vigilance officer (CVO) of AIIMS. "Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) should take action against those who have been indicated to have been behind this removal. It is...
  • Naidu tried to persuade Maharashtra CM to attend Modi's Nagpur event 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu had tried to persuade Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to attend Thursday's foundation laying ceremony of Nagpur Metro. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Nagpur Metro project. The event was boycotted by Chavan after he was booed at last Saturday's...
  • Is there a total breakdown of trust between Centre and Congress states? 2 days ago

    After the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana had faced some awkward moments at public programmes attended by PM Modi, the Congress high command had advised them not to share dais with the Prime Minister at public places. ...
  • Corruption a 'disease and sin': Narendra Modi 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Terming corruption as a "disease and sin", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his government was committed to banishing it from the country. "Corruption has destroyed the country... For some, it has become a way of life. This disease has to be banished, we have to get rid...
  • After being booed, Soren challenges BJP to a electoral fight 2 days ago

    Hemant Soren, after being booed by BJP workers at public event co-staged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has challenged the BJP to face him in electoral ground. ...
  • After Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, Kerala CM Chandy says won't boycott Modi 2 days ago

    It's not just Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who is not toeing the Congress' line on boycotting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's functions. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said he will have to meet the Prime Minister. ...
  • Nagpur: Congress workers wave black flags at PM, detained 2 days ago

    Nagpur: The Nagpur Police on Thursday detained some Congress workers after they waved black flags at the Prime Minister's convoy. PM Narendra Modi was in Nagpur to lay the foundation stone for a Metro station when the incident happened. The protest by Congress workers stems from recent incidents whereby supporters of...
  • Congress CMs to skip public events with PM, BJP calls it immature step 2 days ago

    After two instances of Modi supporters shouting down CMs of Haryana and Jharkhand respectively in public events they attended with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress CMs have decided not to attend any such events in future. ...
  • Another non-BJP CM booed at PM Modi's event, Jharkhand CM's speech interrupted 2 days ago

    Ranchi: It happened yet again. At an event in Ranchi, supporters of the Prime Minister raised pro-Narendra Modi slogans forcibly interrupting Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's speech. PM Modi was sharing the dais with the Jharkhand CM at an inaugural event of a project of Power Grid Corporation of India...
  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary Board: sources 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After keeping party veterans out of the Cabinet, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now mulling an age limit cut-off for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNN-IBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cut-off...
  • BJP slams Chavan's decision to skip Modi's event, Congress backs him 2 days ago

    Nagpur: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in Maharashtra slammed the Congress over Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's decision to skip Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme in Nagpur on Thursday. The BJP said that Congress was staying away as they felt "mocked". Modi is scheduled to perform 'bhumi-pujan' of a Metro...
  • Reconstituting Parliamentary Board: BJP chief Amit Shah's next big task 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The newly appointed BJP national president Amit Shah has already reconstituted the office bearers of the party. It was met with no resistance or sulking. His next big challenge is the reconstitution of BJP's top decision making body- the Parliamentary Board. The BJP constitution stipulates that the national...
  • Firms tool up for defence orders on Narendra Modi's 'make in India' pledge 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Some of India's biggest companies are pouring billions of dollars into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks for the country's military, buoyed by the new government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces using domestic factories. India, the world's largest arms importer, will spend $250 billion in the next decade on...
  • Protests continue, Assam Nagaland National Highway blocked 2 days ago

    Guwahati: There is no breakthrough yet in the violence along the Assam-Nagaland border where students of the Asamese Adivasi community have blocked the national highway 36 in protest. The Army's help has been sought to control the situation. Three people were killed and six had been injured in clashes on...
  • Modi Cabinet approves Rs 1 lakh crore Digital India project 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has approved the Digital India project, which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious e-governance initiative. The project, which has a total overlay of Rs 1 lakh crore, aims to ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically and help people gain benefits from the...
  • JMM alleges BJP turning Ranchi's power plant into party programme 3 days ago

    The JMM on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was turning the power project to be inaugurated in Ranchi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi into a party programme despite it being a government programme and a "gift" from the previous UPA regime. In a letter to the Prime Minister and a copy...