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24-Mar-2019 Agra

Back Modi for better governance, security : Amit Shah

Lashing out at the "adulterated" politics of the opposition and corruption of the Congress, BJP President Amit Shah and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday urged voters to back Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA for better governance and national security.Scoffing...

24-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley slams Congress over its 'dynastic character'

Claiming Congress leaders were "staring" at defeat in the elections due to their party's dynastic character, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday asked if the party workers were getting frustrated due to their chief Rahul Gandhi's perceived shortcomings.He...

24-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi made crores through illegal means, alleges BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has alleged that Congress President Rahul Gandhi has earned crores of rupees through illegal means."Gandhi is not a professional and his only income is through his salary as an MP. But his assets have increased many times,"...

24-Mar-2019 Dona Paula, Goa

It's important to protect mother tongue : Venkaiah Naidu

Unlike the Latin American countries, India due to its size, tradition and wisdom withstood attempts by the Western colonisers to destroy its indigenous culture, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said here on Sunday.Addressing students and officials at the National...

24-Mar-2019 Dona Paula, Goa

Prevent degradation of ocean and its ecosystem : Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for fully tapping the enormous potential of the Blue Economy for the country to achieve higher economic growth.Observing that the objective of the Blue Economy is to promote smart, sustainable and...

23-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Rahul should apologise for Pitroda's remarks : Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi should apologise for his chief advisor Sam Pitroda's statement on the February 14 Pulwama attack."I demand from the Congress President that he must apologise to the families of the...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

'Need to work together for peace in region', Modi tells Imran

Following weeks of heightened tension between India and Pakistan triggered by the Pulwama terror attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan that it was time for people of the subcontinent to work together "for a peaceful...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Opposition habitat of terror apologists : Narendra Modi

In a sharp attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the opposition of insulting defence forces and being the "natural habitat of terror apologists and questioners" of the country's armed forces.His statement came in response to Congress President...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Congress separating terror from Pakistan: Sambit Patra

The BJP on Friday accused the Congress of attempting to "separate terror from Pakistan" and said that while on one hand it blamed the Narendra Modi government for the air strikes in Pakistan, on the other, it was handing out a clean chit to Islamabad."Shame...

22-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Advocates of monarchy in politics exposed : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday hit out at the Congress for doubting the bravery of security forces, saying those who advocate "monarchy in our democratic set-up" have been "exposed" by one of the family loyalists."Congress' royal dynast...

22-Mar-2019 Jaipur

Amit Shah behind Advani's success : Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said BJP President Amit Shah was the man behind veteran L.K. Advani's success in all the elections he contested from the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat.Javadekar's statement came a day after the Bharatiya...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

India won't play on backfoot against terror : Arun Jaitly

Finance Minister Arun Jaitly on Friday attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi over his chief advisor Sam Pitroda's remarks on the Pulwama attack and said if the 'guru' (teacher) has such thinking, then one can imagine how his student would be.He said the fight...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Do a surgical strike on Congress culture : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday hit out at the Congress over Sam Pitroda's remarks on the Pulwama terror attack and urged the voters to do a surgical strike in the Lok Sabha polls against "Congress culture"."Difference between the opposition and BJP is...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Ex-Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday joined the BJP in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.On the occasion, Gambhir, 37, thanked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for giving him an...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

BJP drops two union ministers in first LS list

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has denied tickets to two Union Ministers Krishna Raj and Vishnu Deo Sai in the first list it has released of 184 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Krishna...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Irani vs Rahul Gandhi in high profile Amethi

Union Minister Smriti Irani, who challenged Rahul Gandhi in his Amethi bastion in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, will again take on the Congress President from the high profile parliamentary constituency in the upcoming general elections.In the last Lok Sabha...

21-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Narendra Modi stays with Varanasi, Shah's LS bid from Gandhinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fight again from his Varanasi constituency while BJP President Amit Shah will make his debut in Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar, BJP leader J.P. Nadda announced on Thursday.The Gandhinagar seat is currently held by veteran...

20-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Narendra Modi harps on 'Mai Bhi Chowkidar, flays Rahul

In a veiled attack on opposition parties for raising questions over the Indian Air Force's (IAF) targeted strike against terrorists in Balakot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday the attack took place in Pakistan but the trouble was felt in...

20-Mar-2019 Kolkata

'Mallya, Modi, Choksi fled because of chowkidar's fear'

Slamming the Congress after the arrest of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Wednesday said that some corrupt businessmen fled the country because they knew the "chowkidar" is in power and that no UPA leaders would...

20-Mar-2019 New Delhi

'Chowkidar Chor Hai' slogan defamed watchmen : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his "Chowkidar Chor Hai" (watchman is the thief) jibe, saying some people in the last few months have run a disinformation campaign against "chowkidars" (watchmen) for...

20-Mar-2019 Panaji

Pramod Sawant wins trust vote in Goa

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday won the trust vote in the Goa Assembly and pledged to carry forward his late predecessor Manohar Parrikar's vision of "positive thinking".Twenty of the 36 members in the House voted for the coalition government led...

20-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Dynastic politics destroyed institutions : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attacked the Congress for its "dynastic politics" and said its biggest casualty are the institutions.Addressing voters in his blog post, Modi urged them to remember the Congress' past when they vote -- "how one family's...

19-Mar-2019 Lucknow

UP is now violence free : Yogi Adityanath

Blaming the Congress for turning Uttar Pradesh into a BIMARU state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday that the state was now violence free."After 1990, there had been governments of BSP and SP. During this period, the state witnessed a new level...

19-Mar-2019 Panaji

Never a minister, Ayurveda doctor Pramod Sawant now Goa CM

BJP youth leader and former Speaker of the state legislative assembly Pramod Sawant, who on Tuesday was sworn-in as Goa's 11th Chief Minister, assumed the top political mantle despite never having served as a minister in the state cabinet.Much like Sawant's...

18-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Officer Trainees of IAAS and Roads call on the President

Separate groups of officer trainees of the Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IAAS) and the Central Engineering Services (Roads) together called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, today (March 18, 2019) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.Addressing the officer...

17-Mar-2019 Panaji

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar loses long battle to cancer

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died at his private residence here on Sunday evening after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63.The condition of Parrikar, diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in February last year and in and out...

17-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Chowkidar Narendra Modi, PM flaunts prefix

A day after launching the "Main Bhi Chowkidar (I am a watchman too)" campaign on social media, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday changed the title of his Twitter account to "Chowkidar Narendra Modi".Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah...

17-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Abusiveness in Congress DNA, shows frustration : Prakash Javadekar

BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Sunday accused the Congress of vitiating civil discourse by continuously using foul language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said such abusiveness was in the party's DNA."They (Congress) using words like 'khoon ki...

16-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Ram Nath Kovind presents Padma awards to 54 personalities

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday presented the Padma awards to 54 noted personalities, including scientist S. Nambi Narayanan and actor Manoj Bajpayee.112 personalities were announced for this year's Padma awards on the eve of Republic Day and 47 dignitaries...

16-Mar-2019 Lucknow

Development not Ram temple to be key poll issue : Dinesh Sharma

The BJP invariably raises the Ram temple issue before a general election but not so this time around as it's "not an issue" as it would await the Supreme Court's verdict. The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be fought on the plank of development, Uttar Pradesh...

16-Mar-2019 Bengaluru

Rahul scared of losing Amethi Lok Sabha seat: BJP

With pressure building on Congress President Rahul Gandhi to contest from a southern seat, tentatively in Karnataka, other than his traditional stronghold Amethi, BJP on Saturday mocked the Gandhi scion for fearing a loss from the family borough in Uttar...

16-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Narendra Modi launches 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign

Gearing up for the coming Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the 'Main Bhi Chowkidar" campaign, calling everyone who were fighting corruption, social evils and working hard for the progress of India, as watchmen."Your Chowkidar...

15-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Nehru's mistakes became cancer for India : Amit Shah

With Rahul Gandhi blaming the BJP for the release of Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar during the earlier National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, BJP President Amit Shah on Friday hit back saying before making such "insensitive remarks", the Congress...

14-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Congress scores self goal over MPLAD charges : Smriti Irani

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani termed allegations levelled against her by the Congress of violating the Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) Fund rules as a self-goal and accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of committing a financial...

14-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Nehru committed original mistake on China : Arun Jaitley

Under attack from the Congress for its failure to yet again designate JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the government fielded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for its defence who alleged that the original mistake, not only on Kashmir but also on...

14-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Rahul blasts Modi over China, BJP hits back

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "weak" and "scared" of Chinese President Xi Jinping, provoking an angry reaction from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Gandhi hit out at Modi a day after China blocked the naming...

13-Mar-2019 New Delhi

BJP Alleges Gandhi-Vadra Link In Graft

Against the backdrop on Rafale fighter jet deal case, the BJP on Wednesday sought to turn the tables on Congress President Rahul Gandhi by linking him with arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and accusing him of working in the interest of his own family.Addressing media,...

12-Mar-2019 Mumbai

Maharashtra Congressman's son joins BJP

The Congress suffered a massive jolt after Sujay Vikhe-Patil, son of the leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, on Tuesday joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, state party chief Raosaheb Danve-Patil and others...

11-Mar-2019 Bengaluru

Dr. R.V. Ramani awarded ‘Padma Shri’ by the Govt. of India

Sankara Eye Foundation India is honored to share that Dr. Ramanathan V Ramani, the Founder and Managing Trustee, has been awarded the prestigious “Padma Shri” from the Government of India in recognition of his work in the field of medical services.In 1977, Dr....

11-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Day after poll dates out, BJP top brass go into huddle

A day after Lok Sabha poll dates were announced, the BJP's top brass on Monday began discussing their election preparedness and strategies with party chief Amit Shah meeting office bearers and Home Minister Rajnath Singh meeting members of the manifesto...

11-Mar-2019 New Delhi

BJP raps AAP for begging poll tieup with Congress

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday criticised the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi saying it was begging the Congress to stitch an alliance because it has accepted defeat in the coming Lok Sabha elections.Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters...

11-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Ram Nath Kovind gives away 55 Padma awards

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented 55 of the 112 Padma awards - a Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 46 Padma Shri - to distinguished personalities from different fields including a doctor pair.The Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest...

10-Mar-2019 New Delhi

NDA seeks people's blessings again : Narendra Modi

With Lok Sabha poll schedule announced on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought a second term for the NDA, listing out his government's achievements in the last 5 years and recalling how Congress-led UPA was rejected by the voters in 2014.In a series...

10-Mar-2019 Ghaziabad

Narendra Modi attends 50th Raising Day celebrations of CISF

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today, attended the 50th Raising Day celebrations of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF), at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.The Prime Minister reviewed the parade of the CISF personnel. He presented the service...

09-Mar-2019 Jaipur

Congress shares old, strong bond with Nirav Modi : Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Saturday accused the Congress party of sharing an "old and strong" bond with fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi.Referring to a UK-based daily's report which confirmed that Nirav Modi was spotted...

09-Mar-2019 New Delhi

India Urban Observatory & Video Wall Inaugurated in MOHUA

Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, has stated that as cities begin to implement ‘smart’ solutions, data becomes a significant asset and enabler for data driven Governance, leading to urban transformation. While inaugurating...

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