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Rahul Gandhi slams Modi over demonetisation, calls him a 'thief'

New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment that demonetisation led to crackdown on shell firms, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said it takes a “thief to know a thief”. Gandhi’s remarks came after Modi targeted the Congress for criticising demonetisation, saying the move had let to closure of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Modi to dedicate highway and other projects in Varanasi on Monday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he will be visiting Varanasi on Monday to inaugurate development projects that will have a transformative impact on the city and Uttar Pradesh. “I look forward to being in Kashi to inaugurate development projects that will have a transformative impact on the city and the rest […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Peace doesn't only mean 'no war': PM Modi

New Delhi: While stressing on the need to work “unitedly” to address issues like terrorism, climate change, economic development and social justice, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that peace does not only mean “no war”. “Development of the poorest of the poor is the real indicator of peace,” Modi said in the 49th […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Modi to visit Japan on Oct 28-29, focus on cooperation in Indo-Pacific region

New Delhi: Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and infrastructure projects, particularly in terms of connectivity, will be major areas of focus when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Japan on October 28-29 for the annual bilateral summit with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday. “It goes without saying that the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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President, PM mourn Punjab train tragedy

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of political parties on Friday expressed shock and grief over a train tragedy that claimed at least 30 lives during a Dussehra celebration in Punjab. “Heartfelt condolences to bereaved families,” Kovind tweeted after a speeding train ran over a large number of people […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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