Tag: Pm Narendra Modi

Upper caste quota challenged in SC

New Delhi: Challenging the Constitutional validity of the 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to upper castes, a petition was filed before the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking stay of the operation of the Constitution (103rd) Amendment Act. Filed by Youth For Equality, a Delhi-based NGO, the petition contends that the amendment violates […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Upper caste quota will not breach 50 per cent SC cap: Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday rejected criticism that the 10 per cent reservation for the poor among the upper castes in jobs and education will breach the 50 per cent cap set by the Supreme Court, saying that the limit was specific to quota for the SCs/STs and socially and educationally backward […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Make public draft amendments to IT Act, Congress tells Modi

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday expressed alarm and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Centres proposed amendment to the Information Technology (IT) Act that seeks to break ‘end-to-end encryption of data and mandate online platforms to give user information to the government within 72 hours. The proposed amendment, the ‘The Information Technology (Intermediaries […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
EVMs have mysterious powers in Modi's India: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday urged his party workers to be vigilant against “EVM tampering” as voting came to an end in Telangana and Rajasthan, cautioning them that “in Modis India, EVMs have mysterious powers”. “Congress party workers, be vigilant after polls close today. In MP, EVM’s behaved strangely after polling: Some […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
PM Narendra Modi attacks Rahul, Sonia over demonetisation

Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh): Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi who questioned him on demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Congress President and his mother Sonia Gandhi were out on bail but issuing “honesty certificates” to others. “The mother-son duo who are out on bail are giving me a certificate and asking from me […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi greet people on Dhanteras

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday greeted people on the occasion of Dhanteras. “Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras. May this special day enhance the spirit of peace and prosperity in our society,” Modi tweeted. Expressing joy on the nuclear submarine INS Arihant successfully completing its first […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Narendra Modi addresses an election rally in Aligarh
PM Modi says greed for power has united opposition

Maghar (Uttar Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a blistering attack on the opposition parties and accused them of being blinded in their pursuit of power. Addressing a public rally here in Sant Kabir Nagar district, where the 15th century mystic poet and saint Kabir Das breathed his last, Modi said that while […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
PM Modi emphasises on public safety in 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people to become conscious and aware of their own safety and said if they start taking daily precautions seriously, a lot more casualties and risks could be evaded. While addressing his monthly radio programme “Mann Ki Baat”, the Prime Minister said: “If we are not […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
PM urges opposition to pass Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged all political parties to pass the Triple Talaq Bill in the Parliament’s Budget Session. “We could not pass the Triple Talaq Bill in last Parliament session. But I want to urge all the political parties to pass that bill in the Budget Session as it is […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Mann ki Baat
People getting Padma Awards without recommendation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the recently conferred Padma Awardees and appreciated the fact that so many of them marked themselves out “without any recommendation”. “If you notice closely, you will see what a great number of people exist among us. And it is a matter of pride how so many […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
BJP retains Gujarat, snatches Himachal from Congress

Gandhinagar/Shimla: The BJP on Monday just managed to hold on to power in Gujarat, edging past the half-way mark to clinch a sixth term in government, but wrested Himachal Pradesh from Congress with a comfortable majority. Overcoming initial setbacks in a seesaw battle, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bagged 99 seats, seven more than the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Mahanadi dispute: CM Naveen writes to PM again, demands tribunal

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister on Friday reiterated State’s demand for formation of a tribunal for early resolution of the ongoing Mahanadi water dispute with neighboring Chhattisgarh. In another letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Patnaik has stressed on immediate issuance of a notification for constitution of a tribunal to initiate the process of adjudication of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Piyush Goyal
Decision on Parliament's Winter Session soon

New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is not running away from facing Parliament and it would soon take a call on holding the Winter Session, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday. “I don’t think there is any situation to run away from Parliament,” Goyal said at a press conference here. There is a lot […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Measures to ease traders' GST worries in offing

New Delhi: Some measures to ease the difficulties being faced by traders owing to GST are likely to be announced after the GST Council’s meeting on Friday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP President Amit Shah here and discussed the state of the economy and steps to revive growth. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Yashwant Sinha BJP
Can't watch 'cheerharan' of economy silently: Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi: In a riposte to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday said he won’t watch silently when the Indian economy was facing “cheerharan” — like Bhishma when Draupadi was disrobed in the Mahabharata. Replying to Modi’s speech on Wednesday in which he compared his critics to Shalya, the demoralising […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021