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Voter ID stronger than IED: Modi after voting

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said people must vote in large numbers as the power of the Voter ID is stronger than the IED (improvised explosive device) used by terrorists. “Terrorists’ weapon is IED while democracy’s strength is Voter ID. I believe that the power of Voter ID is much more stronger than the […]

Modi remains No. 1 choice to be PM: Survey

New Delhi: Narendra Modi continues to be the first choice for the Prime Ministership staying ahead of his nearest rival Rahul Gandhi by leaps and bounds, according to the latest finding of the CVOTER-IANS tracker. A survey conducted on April 19 shows that Modi was ahead of Gandhi by more than 30 percentage points as the […]

Never thought of becoming PM: Modi to Akshay

New Delhi: In a “candid and completely non political” conversation with Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he never thought of becoming Prime Minister because there was nothing in his background that could make him think like that. Common people do not believe in such things, he said adding that thoughts […]

Modi-Mamata's 'friendly relationship' proved: Congress

Kolkata:Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s revelation that she sends sweets and kurtas to him, state Congress President Somen Mitra on Wednesday said their “friendly relationship” has been proved. In a candid conversation with actor Akshay Kumar, Modi, earlier in the day, said Bangladesh Prime Minister […]

Modi biopic to release after LS polls, SC will not step in

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the Election Commission on the biopic “PM Narendra Modi”. The poll panel told the court that movie should be released only after the Lok Sabha elections got over. The seven phased polls began on April 11, when the biopic was to release. The polls […]

Boman takes auto ride with Marathi actress-driver

Mumbai: Boman Irani was inspired by a Marathi actress named Laxmi, who also drives an auto. The Bollywood actor called her a real life hero and said he was proud of her. The 59-year-old actor met Laxmi on Thursday night, driving an auto and greeted her on the road. Sharing a video clip of the […]

Article 370 will be removed if Modi returns to power: Shah

Ranchi: BJP President Amit Shah said on Wednesday that Article 370 of the Constitution would be removed if Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to power after the Lok Sabha elections. Article 370 grants autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir and limits the Parliament’s power to make laws concerning the state. “I assure you that Article […]

Kovind, Naidu, Modi greet nation on Buddha Purnima

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. “Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens and to the global Buddhist community on #BuddhaPurnima. Lord Buddha’s message of peace, non-violence and compassion hold even greater significance today. […]

Modi, Shah to hold dinner meet with NDA leaders

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah will hold a dinner meeting on Tuesday with leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The meeting, which comes two days ahead of the counting of votes of the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, is likely to chalk out a strategy […]

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Tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi were among several political leaders on Tuesday who paid homage to late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary. Rajiv Gandhi’s wife Sonia and his two children, Rahul and Priyanka, who is also the Congress General Secretary, paid […]

'Main Bhi Chowkidar' emerged big winner on social media
'Main Bhi Chowkidar' emerged big winner on social media

New Delhi: As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appeared set to retain power, the party emerged as a clear winner on social networks and traditional media platforms — reaching out to its target audience in a much more organised and methodological manner than its rivals. The BJP’s […]

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Markets retreat from historic highs

Mumbai: Indian equities seem to now have discounted the return of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Sensex after surpassing the historic highs is trading just over 300 points higher. At 1.27 p.m., the Sensex was up by 338.65 points or 0.87 per cent to 39,448.86 after its surpassed the 40,000 mark within minutes into Friday’s […]

Modi tsunami: BJP's LS vote share surges 16.9% in Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: When a debate is raging over the impact of Modi tsunami in Odisha 2019 polls, hard statistics speaks a lot. Virtually delivering a sort of warning shot to the BJD, the Bhartiya Janata Party riding on Modi wave has seen a massive surge in its vote share in Odisha 2019 parliamentary polls. And the […]

Op-Ed: BJP Must Break BJD’s Stranglehold On the Coast
Op-Ed: BJP Must Break BJD’s Stranglehold On the Coast

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: With five out of BJP’s eight Lok Sabha seats coming from western Odisha it is clear that the party’s growth in the state has been lopsided. While it has strengthened itself further in the western belt, its traditional stronghold, it has not been able to make any significant inroads into the […]

Modi calls for removing fear among minorities

New Delhi: Accusing opposition parties of using minorities for electoral gains, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the BJP and his allies should remove the sense of fear among them as everybody needs to be taken along for the country’s prosperity. “Unfortunately, minorities of this country have been kept in fear, used in […]

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Education, agriculture, jobs my priorities: Balasore MP Pratap Chandra Sarangi

New Delhi: Pratap Chandra Sarangi, a first-time Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Balasore in Odisha, who trounced two Crorepatis contesting against him from the parliamentary constituency, said agriculture, tourism, education and employment were his priorities as the representative of the people. “In Balasore, there is drinking water shortage. I will do my best to […]

Rijiju replaces Rathore as Sports Minister

New Delhi: Kiren Rijiju was on Friday appointed as the new Sports Minister. He replaced Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Along with the Independent charge of the Sports and Youth Affairs, Rijiju was also named as the Minister of State for Minority Affairs. “My heartfelt gratitude to PM Narendra Modi for reposing faith in me […]

Trump terminates preferential trade status for India under GSP

Washington: President Donald Trump has terminated India’s designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key GSP trade programme after determining that it has not assured the US that it will provide “equitable and reasonable access” to its markets. The Generalized System of Preference (GSP) is the largest and oldest US trade preference programme and […]

Shah part of all 8 Cabinet Committees, Rajnath in two

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reconstituted the Cabinet Committees, in an exercise which reflects the special importance given to Home Minister Amit Shah, who has been made part of all the eight panels, while Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is a member of only two. Significantly, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, which makes […]

Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka will strengthen ties: Modi
Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka will strengthen ties: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed confidence that his visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka would further strengthen India’s cordial ties with the maritime neighbours. In his departure statement, the Prime Minister said he will meet President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the Maldives and the top Sri Lankan leadership in Colombo. “I […]