Tag: Modi

PM Modi, Vladimir Putin hold restricted meeting

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a restricted meeting here on Friday ahead of delegation-level talks of the annual bilateral summit. Modi received Putin at the Hyderabad House here and the two leaders warmly shook hands and hugged each other obliging cameramen. Putin arrived here on Thursday evening for […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Cabinet approves 50% profit over input cost for rabi crops

New Delhi: A day after farmers protested for higher crop prices on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, the BJP-led government on Wednesday approved MSP for rabi crops ensuring at least 50 per cent profit over production cost, including a Rs 105 hike for wheat. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Indian solar industry can attract $70-80 bn investment: Modi

New Delhi: India wants to create a robust ecosystem for the manufacture of solar panels in the country to give a filip to the sector which can provide opportunities for investments worth $70-80 billion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. Inaugurating a joint assembly here of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), the Indian Ocean […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Modi used soldiers' sacrifices to garner votes: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of politicising the 2016 surgical strikes and alleged that the BJP was using “soldiers as a tool to garner votes”. The party made the comment on the day “Parakram parv” is being observed by the Central government to mark the second anniversary of the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Congress heightens attack over Rafale, moves CVC

New Delhi: Mounting a multi-pronged attack on the BJP government, the Congress on Monday moved the CVC seeking a FIR and seizure of documents pertaining to the Rafale deal while its President Rahul Gandhi called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “thief”. On a day when a Congress delegation petitioned Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K.V. Chowdary […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Join 'mainstream' India for a life with dignity: PM Modi to Kashmiri youth

  Srinagar: On a day-long Jammu and Kashmir visit to inaugurate developmental projects, two days after the government announced an unconditional Ramadan ceasefire in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked “misguided” Kashmiri youth to join “mainstream” India for a life with dignity. Amid a separatist called shutdown and protest march and restrictions […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Kovind, Naidu, Modi greet Vajpayee on 93rd birthday

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 93rd birthday. “Birthday wishes to our much-loved and respected former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” Kovind tweeted. Naidu said: “Convey my heartfelt greetings to Bharat Ratna, Shri […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Virat, Anushka meet Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met newly-married Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and his Bollywood actress wife Anushka Sharma and congratulated the couple here on Wednesday . Along with the couple, Kohli’s brother Vikas was also present during the meet. “Captain of the Indian cricket team @imVkohli and noted actor @AnushkaSharma met PM @narendramodi […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
High-value notes worth Rs 2.46 lakh cr not released: SBI

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had printed high denomination notes worth Rs 15,78,700 crore as on December 8, of which Rs 2,46,300 crore has not been supplied to the market, state-run State Bank of India (SBI) said on Wednesday. Based on the government and RBI data, the SBI, in a research note […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
INS Kalvari commissioned to boost security

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday here commissioned the country’s first indigenously-built Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari to the Indian Navy terming it a significant new era “to boost India’s defence and security”. Modi formally unveiled the commissioning plaque of the INS Kalvari atop the submarine and congratulated and shook hands with the various naval […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Wrote 32 letters to Modi, got no reply: Hazare

Khajuraho : Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he had written 32 letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including 10 on the Lokpal and issues related to farmers and agricultural land, but received not a single reply. “I did not receive any reply despite writing consistently to the Prime Minister. So, I wrote in […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
31st Asean Summit begins in Manila

Manila: The 31st Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) began with leaders of 10 member-nations and dialogue partners convening to discuss security, cooperation and regional integration here in Philippines on Monday. The Philippines, Asean’s rotating chair for 2017, set the theme of “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World”, putting security and regional […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi terms Congress a 'laughing club'

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh): Terming the Congress a “laughing club” in State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it was losing its hold in every corner of the country. “We all need to look at the Congress. We should appreciate them. Nothing is left for them and they have lost their hold from every part […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Rahul, BJP spar over World Bank report on ease of doing business

Jambusar: A bitter war of words has begun on Wednesday between Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and BJP after the former’s sharp criticism of the government over a World Bank report on ease of doing business and the state of economy. While Gandhi rejected India’s improved rank in the latest World Bank report on ease […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Ro-Ro ferry a landmark in South-East Asia: PM Modi

Bhavnagar (Gujarat): First of its kind in India, the first phase of a 31-km Ghogha-Dahej ‘roll-on, roll-off’ (Ro-Ro) ferry service was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday. He referred it to be a “landmark project for entire South-East Asia”. The Rs 650-crore service links Ghogha in Bhavnagar district in western Gujarat’s Saurashtra […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021