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Tag: Narendra Modi

Best Wishes To Arvind Kejriwal For A Fruitful Tenure: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Arvind Kejriwal on taking oath as Delhi chief minister and extended him best wishes for a fruitful tenure. Kejriwal, along with his cabinet colleagues Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai, Imran Hussain, Rajendra Pal Gautam and Kailash Gahlot were administered the oath of office and secrecy […]

We Are Firm On Article 370, CAA Decisions, Says PM Modi

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government had taken decisions on Article 370 abrogating special status for J&K and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in national interest. “These decisions had been pending for decades but we took them in national interest and we will remain firm on them,” he said while addressing […]

PM Modi Unveils Tallest Deendayal Upadhyaya Statue

Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday unveiled the 63-ft tall statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya while inaugurating the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Memorial Centre in Padao on the Varanasi-Chandauli border. The ‘pancha loha’ statue is the tallest statue of the BJP ideologue in the country. Over 200 artisans have worked for almost a year in […]

Will Work Closely With Centre For Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal To PM Modi

New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Arvind Kejriwal over his victory in the Delhi Assembly elections, the AAP chief said he looks forward to working with the Centre for the capital’s development. Modi, in a tweet, wished Kejriwal luck for his coming tenure. “Congratulations to AAP and Arvind KejriwalJi for the […]

PM Modi, CM Patnaik Congratulate Arvind Kejriwal Over AAP's Landslide Victory

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday congratulated Arvind Kejriwal after AAPs landslide victory in the assembly elections. PM Modi tweeted, “Congratulations to AAP and Shri @ArvindKejriwal Ji for the victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections. Wishing them the very best in fulfilling the aspirations of the people of […]

Development has last laugh, Odisha implements POSHAN Scheme from this year!

Bhubaneswar: After a long dithering for three years (2017-2019), Odisha government  has finally decided to implement POSHAN Abhiyaan in State from the current year. The POSHAN Abhiyaan was launched in 2017 by the Modi Government, and as 2019 elections were looming large, politics took centrestage and the Naveen Patnaik -led BJD government refused to implement […]

PM Modi Defends NPR, Says Updating It Will Help Give Benefits Of Schemes To Poor

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a strong defence of NPR saying the country’s population register was being updated with demographic information for better targeting of government’s welfare schemes. He accused Opposition parties such as the Congress of misleading people on the National Population Register (NPR) for their “narrow vote bank politics”. […]

CAA Protest Leading To Anarchy, Says PM Modi

New Delhi: Hitting out at Pakistan as well as opposition parties for misleading Muslims on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Act will not harm “any Indian”, as well as the “minority” and instigating such protests, could lead to “anarchy”. Addressing the Lok Sabha while speaking on the motion […]

BJP Will Provide 'Pucca' Houses To All Poor Families By 2022: PM Modi

New Delhi: The BJP-led Central government will provide ‘pucca’ houses to all poor families by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday while addressing an election rally ahead of the February 8 assembly polls. The Aam Aadmi Party will continue to stall welfare schemes for people if it is voted back to power, the […]

Union Budget 2020: Here's Who Said What

Bhubaneswar: While presenting her second Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Budget is woven around aspirational India, economic development and caring society. The Union Budget for 2020-21 has also been termed an ‘all-encompassing’ Budget as it touched upon all the aspects of economy. On the Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the new […]

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PM Modi Hails Budget For 'Vision And Action'; Oppn Dubs It Insipid, Slams Govt For 'All Talk'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday praised the Union budget for its “vision and action” and was joined by top BJP leaders in hailing it, but the Opposition slammed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcements as “insipid”, saying they show that the government is “all talk”. Sitharaman’s second budget, which she took a record […]

When Economic Survey Quoted 'Arthashastra', 'Thirukural'

New Delhi: When India’s Economic Survey, which serves as the official report of the state of the economy, talked about Kautilya’s “Arthashastra” and Thiruvalluvar’s “Thirukural”, it turned a nation with a fiscal deficit surpassing 3.3 per cent into a “dominant economic power globally” by “design”. Ironic and detached from political and fiscal reality it may […]

Padma Vibhushan To Former Mauritius PM Token Of Affection From Indians: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Padma Vibhushan awarded to former Mauritius prime minister Anerood Jugnauth is a token of affection from 130 crore Indians for his continuous efforts towards deepening friendship between the two countries. Modi was responding to a tweet by Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth who thanked India […]

New Record As Rs 12000 Cr Transferred Directly In A/Cs Of 6 Cr Farmers: PM Modi

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a new record was created earlier this month when Rs 12000 crore were transferred directly into the bank accounts of six crore farmers. Addressing the third Global Potato Conclave here in Gujarat via video conferencing, the prime minister also said that India became one of the top […]

Congress Sends Copy Of Constitution To PM, Says Read It When You Get Time From Dividing Nation

New Delhi: On the occasion of the 71st Republic Day, the Congress on Sunday sent a copy of the Constitution to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and took a dig at him saying, “when you get time off from dividing the country, please do read it”. The opposition party posted several tweets on its official Twitter […]

Prime Minister Modi wishes nation on 71st Republic Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday morning extended his warm wishes to Indians on the occasion of India’s 71st Republic Day. Prime minister took to Twitter to convey his greetings: Wishing everyone a happy Republic Day. Greetings to all Indians on this occasion. Jai Hind!” Earlier on Saturday, President Ram Nath Kovind and […]

India, Brazil Sign Pacts To Boost Strategic Partnership

New Delhi: In a major boost to their strategic partnership, Brazil and India on Saturday laid down a comprehensive action plan to enhance their cooperation in all areas, amid an economic slowdown. While thanking President Jair Messias Bolsonaro for accepting his invitation to attend India’s 71st Republic Day tomorrow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Brazil […]

Modi to new Odisha BJP Chief: Talk #WithoutFilter to cross-section of workers, people!

Bhubaneswar: Former US President Dwight D Eisenhower had said “If a political party does not have its foundation in the determination to advance a cause that is right and that is moral, then it is not a political party; it is merely a conspiracy to seize power.” This is what exactly the challenge before new […]

PM Modi's Wishes For JP Nadda Peppered With Caution And Comparison

New Delhi: Amid chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi seemed to throw a challenge for J.P. Nadda, the new party president, saying “Amit Bhai Ka karyakal hamesha hamesha yaad rahega (the tenure of Amit Shah will be remembered forever.” Setting the tone for Nadda’s tenure, Modi said, it’s ‘sangharsh’ (fight) and ‘sangathan’ […]

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020: PM Modi To Interact With Students On Monday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with students, teachers and parents on Monday and share “valuable tips” with them to ensure they take the upcoming board and entrance exams in a relaxed manner. The third edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha is being organised at Talkatora Indoor Stadium in Delhi. A total of 2,000 […]

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7th Pay Commission: Big Hike For Central Govt Employees In Budget 2020?

It seems, there are some good news on the cards for the Central government employees as the Narendra Modi government is expected to make some major announcements on pay hike under the 7th Pay Commission during Budget 2020. It is believed that the government will announce a hike in dearness allowance (DA) on the basis of […]

PM Modi Does Not Have Guts To Speak To Students On Economy: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Amid unrest on campuses such as the JNU and Jamia Millia, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have the guts to face students and challenged him to visit any university in the country without police and talk to students on the state of the economy and […]

Protest Against Book Comparing PM With King Shivaji

Pune: A protest was held in Solapur in Maharashtra on Monday against the book written by a Delhi BJP leader comparing Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. A Shiv Sena worker has approached the police in Solapur, around 250 kms from here, seeking a “strong action” against Jay Bhagwan Goyal, the […]

People Raising Slogan Against PM, UP CM Will Be Buried Alive: BJP Leader

Aligarh: BJP leader Raghuraj Singh has said people raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be buried alive. Singh made the statement on Sunday while addressing a rally in Aligarh to create awareness about the Citizenship Amendment Act. Warning “these handful of people, one per cent criminal […]

PM Modi Renames Kolkata Port After Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday renamed Kolkata Port after Syama Prasad Mookerjee — an Indian politician, barrister and academician, who served as the Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s cabinet. Modi made the announcement while addressing a gathering at Netaji Indoor Stadium here on the occasion of the 150th-anniversary […]

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Swami Vivekananda At Belur Math

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary at the Belur Math, the headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission. Modi, who became the first prime minister to stay overnight at the Math in neighbouring Howrah district, woke up early on Sunday and visited the temple of Swami Vivekananda to pay […]

I Told PM To Withdraw CAA, NRC And NPR: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she told Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rethink on the issue of amended Citizenship Act and urged him to withdraw CAA, NRC and NPR. Modi told her to come to New Delhi and discuss the matter, she told reporters after a meeting with the PM […]

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7th Pay Commission: The Wait Ends, Govt Employees To Get Hike & Promotion This Month!

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi-led Government is very likely to come up with the most-awaited announcement in this month for Central government employees with regard to minimum pay hike under 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations. Reports are there that the salary of as many as 50 lakh employees will be hiked very soon. If media […]

PM Calls For Focussed Effort To Make India USD 5 Trillion Economy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for a focussed effort to make India a USD 5 trillion economy in an interaction with economists, sector experts and successful young entrepreneurs ahead of the Union Budget for 2020-21. Appreciating the suggestions made by the experts, the Prime Minister said that he would endeavour to […]

After 5% Growth Estimates, PM Modi Seeks Suggestions On Budget

New Delhi: A day after the modest 5 per cent growth estimates by the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought to engage with the people directly on their demands, aspirations and wishes from the Union Budget in reaching towards developmental growth. “The Union Budget represents the aspirations of 130 crore Indians and lays […]

PM Modi Removed 3 Curses Of Indian Politics - Appeasement, Casteism, Dynasty: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has removed three curses of Indian politics — appeasement, casteism and dynastic politics — and taken certain bold decisions which no one dared to take in the last 70 years, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Tuesday. Shah also said Modi is the epitome of selfless service to the […]

PM Modi Speaks To US President Trump; Expresses Desire To Enhance Cooperation In Areas Of Mutual Interest

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with US President Donald Trump and expressed his desire to continue to work with him to enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest, a PMO statement said on Tuesday. Modi conveyed his New Year greetings to the US president, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said. During the conversation, […]

Odisha lights up Modi's UJALA, tops country in LED bulbs distribution

Bhubaneswar:  In Prime Minister Modi’s LED revolution, it’s Odisha which has seemingly ‘led’ the country in LED revolution. The State topped the country in LED bulbs distribution. The State remained light years ahead of its big counterparts like UP, Bihar, Maharashtra and Gujarat. The UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) scheme, which was […]

'Biggest' Defence Expo To Be Held In UP From Feb 5-9: Rajnath Singh

Lucknow: The biggest Defence Expo until now, to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be held here from February 5-9 and it will make Uttar Pradesh an important destination for defence and aerospace manufacturing, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. He said 925 exhibitors have so far registered for the expo, which […]

Are You The Ambassador Of Pakistan? Mamata Banerjee Asks PM Modi

Siliguri/Kolkata: Blasting Prime Minister Narendra Modi a day after he asked the Opposition to protest against Pakistan and not the new Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday wondered whether Modi was the ambassador of Pakistan with a habit of glorifying and dragging in the neighbouring nation on every issue. […]

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PM Modi Kicks Off Indian Science Congress In Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the 107th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2020) in this tech city amid tight security in the presence of a galaxy of top scientists, Nobel Laureates, dignitaries and students from across the country and the world over. About 15,000 delegates, including two Nobel Laureates and eminent scientists from across […]

PM Modi Inaugurates DRDO's Young Scientist Labs

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) Young Scientist Laboratories to enable focused research in advanced technologies. Open for applicants below 35 years, these labs have been created to empower youth to achieve self-reliance in advanced niche technologies for the country, the DRDO said. “This step lays down […]

Odisha Sex ratio At Birth dips to 938 in 2019: Niti Aayog

Bhubaneswar: With the Niti Aayog’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Index 2019-20 showing a dip in sex ratio at birth, the Odisha government has recently brought all 30 districts under the Modi Government’s flagship scheme Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP). As per the SDG- Index 2019-20 released recently, the sex ratio at birth in Odisha in […]

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7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees' Pay Hike Expectations

With the beginning of the new year, the Central government employees have a lot of expectations from the Narendra Modi government. Apart from the hike in Dearness Allowance (DA), hike in the basic pay will continue to remain the core demand of the employees. The Central government employees can expect a DA hike between 3 […]

PM Modi To Dedicate 5 DRDO Young Scientists Labs To Nation

New Delhi: As part of the ongoing efforts to boost indigenous research capabilities in the country’s defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate five DRDO Young Scientists Laboratories to the nation on Thursday. The Prime Minister will unveil a plaque to mark the occasion at the Aeronautical Development Establishment in Bengaluru during his two-day […]