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Pratap Sarangi
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 […]

Pakistan PM writes to Modi, offers talks

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday wrote a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi offering dialogue to reconcilable problems. In a letter to Modi congratulating him on his second term as the Prime Minister, Khan wrote that Pakistan desires the resolution of all problems, including that of the disputed Kashmir region, the […]

Modi to visit Russia in early September
Modi to visit Russia in early September

Bishkek: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Russia in early September to be chief guest at the Eastern Economic Forum meeting and will also hold discussions with President Vladimir Putin as part of the India-Russia annual bilateral summit. Modi had a bilateral meeting with Putin here on Thursday on the sidelines of SCO summit and […]

BJD backs Modi's pitch for simultaneous polls

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections has been strongly backed by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), while some other opposition parties termed the suggestion as “impractical”. Modi has called a meeting of Presidents of all political parties represented in the Parliament on June 19 to discuss “one […]

PM must preach his MPs before guiding Opposition: Congress
PM must preach his MPs before guiding Opposition: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s advice to the Opposition, saying his words were most of the time not implemented by his own party leaders. Stressing on the importance of an active opposition in democracy, Modi on Monday told them not to bother about their numbers and instead actively […]

PM Modi wishes good health, long life to Rahul on his birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished good health and a long life to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. “Best wishes to Shri @RahulGandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and a long life,” he said in a tweet. Best wishes to Shri @RahulGandhi on his birthday. […]

Om Birla chosen as Lok Sabha speaker
Om Birla chosen as Lok Sabha speaker

New Delhi: Rajasthan MP Om Birla was on Wednesday chosen as speaker of the Lok Sabha. The motion to choose Birla as the speaker was moved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is also Leader of the House, and passed by a voice vote. “That Shri Om Birla, a member of the House, be chosen […]

AES toll 118, BJP leader urges Modi to visit Muzaffarpur

Patna/New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister C.P. Thakur on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Bihar’s Muzaffapur, where at least 118 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). In a letter to Modi, Thakur, who is currently a Rajya Sabha member, highlighted that the every year, the AES […]

Motto of Yoga is peace, prosperity, harmony: PM Modi on International Day of Yoga

Ranchi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the motto of Yoga is to promote peace, prosperity and harmony. “Yoga has always been associated with peace and harmony. I thank people for adopting Yoga. I urge people to embrace it,” Modi said while addressing over 30,000 people who gathered at Prabhat Tara ground here to […]

CJI writes to PM for removal of HC judge

New Delhi: Months after an in-house panel found Allahabad High Court’s Justice S N Shukla guilty of misconduct by an internal probe, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a motion for his removal. A three-judge in-house committee, comprising Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Banerjee, Sikkim […]

Pratap Sarangi’s maiden LS speech leaves Parliamentarians speechless

New Delhi: Pratap Sarangi, Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, stunned all present in the Parliament with his oratory skills during his maiden speech in the 17th Lok Sabha today while tabling the Motion of Thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind’s address. Sarangi’s multi-lingual oratory skills came to fore as he spoke fluently in […]

Mamata terms Modi's first tenure as 'Super Emergency'

Kolkata: Marking the 44th anniversary of the Emergency, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called the previous tenure of the Narendra Modi government as “Super Emergency”. “Today is the anniversary of the #Emergency declared in 1975. For the last five years, the country went through a ‘Super Emergency’,” Banerjee tweeted. The Emergency refers […]

Trump dubs Indian tariff hike unacceptable

Osaka (Japan): US President Donald Trump on Thursday described as “unacceptable” the tariffs hiked by India on American products and demanded that they be withdrawn. “I look forward to speaking with Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi about the fact that India, for years having put very high tariffs against the US, just recently increased the tariffs […]

PM Modi, US President Trump discuss Iran, trade, defence, 5G
PM Modi, US President Trump discuss Iran, trade, defence, 5G

Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held talks with US President Donald Trump and discussed various bilateral and global issues including Iran, 5G communications networks, trade and defence ahead of the G-20 Summit. Modi thanked Trump for expressing his “love towards India” in a letter recently delivered by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. […]

PM Modi, Trump, Abe hold trilateral meeting; discuss Indo-Pacific, connectivity

Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a “productive” trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese premier Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region, connectivity and infrastructure development ahead of the formal opening of the G-20 Summit here. It was the second Japan-America-India (JAI) meeting. The discussion focused on […]

Terrorism biggest threat to humanity: PM Modi at informal BRICS leaders' meeting in Osaka

Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that terrorism is the biggest threat to humanity which not only kills innocents but also severely affects the economic development and social stability. Speaking at the informal BRICS leaders’ meeting in Osaka, Modi said that there is a need to stop all the mediums of support to […]