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  • Crimes against women: Was PM Modi right in saying family values can prevent rape? 14 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, the Prime Minister said, "The main thing is the girl child education....
  • States asked to gear up for cleanliness campaign from September 25 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Centre has asked all states to gear up for an intensive national cleanliness campaign from September 25 to achieve the goal of 'Swachh Bharat' or Clean India by 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth has sent a letter to state chief...
  • Automatic exchange of info to help unearth blackmoney: India 42 minutes ago

    Cairns: Extending full support to the automatic exchange of tax and banking information, India on Monday said that it will help in unearthing blackmoney stashed abroad and bringing it back. Intervening at the meeting of G20 Finance Ministers, Minister of State for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman said 46 countries, including India, have...
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley admitted to hospital for regular check-up 8 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been admitted to the hospital for a regular check-up, say sources. Jaitley who is diabetic also underwent a surgery recently. The Finance Minister was scheduled to launch a single window website for tax payers on Monday. The event has been cancelled due to...
  • PM Modi welcomes agreement on government formation in Afghanistan 20 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday welcomed the agreement on government formation in Afghanistan and said India will stand steadfastly with the new dispensation in that country as it continues the task of building a strong, developed and peaceful nation. "We wholeheartedly welcome the agreement between the two Afghan...
  • Chinese pitch seven tents in Chumar; stand off continues 22 hours 41 minutes ago

    Leh/New Delhi: The stand-off in Chumar area of Ladakh area took a new turn on Sunday with Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) pitching seven tents well within the Indian territory and showing no signs of withdrawing from the territory. The Chinese who had arrived in vehicles on Saturday in Chumar, 300...
  • Modi government very decisive, will change system, says Sukhbir Badal 23 hours 26 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: The 'decisiveness' in decision-making and 'cutting red-tapism' of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre will change the country's governance system, Punjab's powerful deputy chief minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal, feels. "He is moving in the right direction. He has shown two-three things - decisiveness and cutting off red-tapism in decision...
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to launch single window portal for taxpayers 23 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: An updated version of the income tax department website that will be a single window for all online services offered by the department will be launched on Monday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The website will be more user-friendly and robust, so that it can handle many hits at...
  • Change India: What are the reforms for financial services sector? Yesterday

    In this episode of 'Change India', CNBC TV18's Latha Venkatesh discusses the set of reforms that are need for the financial services sector with panel of experts. ...
  • CNN World Exclusive: Full transcript of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview 11 hours 26 minutes ago

    Speaking on the need of development of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the girl child's education and also on the need to ensure the safety of the girl child. He said that the dignity of women is a collective effort and not an issue which should be...
  • Girl child's education important for the empowerment and development of the country: PM Modi Yesterday

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. "The main thing is the girl child education. By doing so the possibility of...
  • Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi in CNN World Exclusive 23 hours 49 minutes ago

    Terming democracy as a great legacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his world exclusive interview to CNN said that it is only due to India's inherent strength that a person like him born in a poor family has been able to become the PM of the country. Speaking on the need...
  • India, US have historic bond, it's not just Delhi-Washington ties, says PM Modi Yesterday

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Relation between India and America should not be seen within the limits of just Delhi and Washington. It is a much larger sphere. The good thing is the mood of both Delhi and Washington is in harmony with this understanding,...
  • CNN World Exclusive live: Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a world exclusive interview to CNN has said that he has a clear road map to channel the entrepreneurial capabilities of 1.25 billion Indians. ...
  • India believes in the strength of democracy, says PM Modi 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "I have seen the strength of democracy. If there was no democracy, a person like me who was born in a poor family could not have become the prime minister." ...
  • Replacement of Planning Commission still under consideration Yesterday

    New Delhi: The proposal to replace Planning Commission with a new body, as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is "still under consideration" of the Central government. In reply to an RTI query, the Planning Commission said the final decision, as and when it is taken, on its replacement will be...
  • Poll: Why did PM Modi make the comment 'Indian Muslims will live for India, die for India'? 2 days ago

    The patriotism of Indian Muslims cannot be questioned, asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever international interview since assuming office. "Indian Muslims will live for India and die for India. Al Qaeda delusional to think Indian Muslims will dance to its tunes," Modi told CNN. Why do you think...
  • Carefully following process initiated by PM on Chinese incursions: MEA 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of Chinese incursions in Ladakh with Chinese President Xi Jinping, India on Saturday said it was carefully following the process initiated by Modi and an outcome was awaited. The reaction by External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akabaruddin came in response...
  • Chinese troops begin withdrawing from Indian territory 3 days ago

    Leh/New Delhi: After heightened tension in Chumar area in Northeast Ladakh for four days, Chinese troops on Thursday began withdrawing from the Indian territory, official sources said. Chinese troops started retreating into their territory from 9:45 PM, the sources said, adding that Indian army which was present also in large number...
  • Xi's India visit: Will it reduce trust deficit between India and China? 3 days ago

    Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and the Chinese...
  • Indian Railways join hands with China to increase train speed 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a significant development, Indian Railways on Thursday joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernise stations and enhance mutual cooperation in the sector in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed total 12 memorandums of understanding (MoU), including...
  • Bypoll defeat will lead BJP-RSS to focus more on communal polarisation: CPM 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Poor performance of BJP-led NDA in successive assembly by-elections would eventually lead the BJP-RSS combine to focus more on the core Hindutva agenda of communal polarisation, CPI(M) has warned. "Of the 50 assembly seats that went to the polls in these three rounds of by-elections across various states...
  • India's GDP to rebound to over 7 pc in 2-3 years: Arvind Mayaram 3 days ago

    Cairns: India is following economic growth inducing policies and is confident that the GDP will rebound to over 7 per cent in 2-3 years, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Thursday while emphasising that business confidence is back. Making an intervention during the G20 Deputies Meeting, Mayaram said that the Indian...
  • Indian launches plan to drastically reduce newborn death 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India aims to drastically reduce its newborn deaths--from present 29 per thousand live births to below 10 by 2030--with a new plan unveiled by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday that spells out six strategies covering preconception to care beyond newborn's survival. India Newborn Action Plan, Vardhan said, will...
  • India to support Israeli firms to set up dairy firms on PPP 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India on Thursday said that it will extend all cooperation to Israeli companies keen to work in the dairy sector here under the public-private-partnership mode. This issue was discussed at a meeting between the Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Israeli ambassador HE Daniel Carmon, an official statement...
  • China backs India's bid for full membership of SCO 4 days ago

    Beijing: China on Thursday backed India's bid for full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a Beijing-dominated security grouping. "China backs India and Pakistan becoming members of the SCO as the group has agreed to expand its membership," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in a statement. "Beijing believes...
  • Action plan launched to check under-5 deaths 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With 13.3 lakh under-5 children dying every year, over half of them in their first month, Government on Thursday launched an action plan aimed at reducing such deaths from 29 per thousand live births to single digit by 2030, ahead of global deadline of 2035. Flanked by billionaire philanthropist...
  • New mines bill to be brought in next Lok Sabha session 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said that the Narendra Modi-led government is making all efforts to introduce a new mines bill in the next Lok Sabha session and bring out guidelines to remove bottlenecks in the mining sector in a week's time. "We are making all...
  • Centre planning dedicated university on Ganga rejuvenation 4 days ago

    New Delhi: To give an impetus to the Ganga rejuvenation programme, the Ministry of Water Resources is considering setting up a dedicated university for the purpose. "I do not have a definite answer now. Many things we are thinking about and it is one of them," Water Resources Minister Uma...
  • Government to set up urea plants along Rs 10 K-crore gas pipeline 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviving a Rs 10,000 crore gas pipeline to take gas to the east, Fertiliser Ministry is planning to set up two urea plants along the pipeline route. The 2,050-km pipeline from Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh to Haldia in West Bengal will pass through Varanasi,...