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25-Jun-2019 New Delhi

PM lauds policies on infrastructure, 'housing for all'

 Four years into NDA's initiatives on infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the government has ushered a new paradigm in development and "no stone will be left unturned to fulfil the dream of housing for all".Modi tweeted: "Four...

25-Jun-2019 New Delhi

People have elected stable government : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday thanked the voters for electing a stable government and praised the spirit of the people.Speaking in the Lok Sabha in his reply to the Motion of Thanks to President Ram Nath Kovind's address to Parliament, Modi said:...

25-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Don't force anyone to say 'Jai Shri Ram' : Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

You can hug a person to make him say "Jai Shri Ram" but no force can be used, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Tuesday.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of an event, he said: "Jai Shri Ram gala daba kar nahi bola jata,...

25-Jun-2019 New Delhi

IOA can't decide to boycott 2022 CWG unilaterally : Kirren Rijiju

Sports Minister Kirren Rijiju clarified that any decision regarding India potentially boycotting the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games due to the ouster of shooting from the games programme will have to be taken after due consultation with the government.Rijiju,...

25-Jun-2019 Gandhinagar

Pompeo visit to India 'very important : Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar described the three-day India visit by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo beginning Tuesday night as "very important", stating that the tensions between US and Iran was a difficult international issue that India was dealing...

25-Jun-2019 Gandhinagar

Jaishankar files nomination for Rajya Sabha bypoll from Gujarat

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and BJP's Gujarat OBC Cell President Jugalji Thakor on Tuesday filed nominations for the July 5 bypoll for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat.Jaishankar, 64, had joined the BJP on Monday evening. The career bureaucrat...

24-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar joins BJP

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday, nearly a month after being inducted into the Cabinet in a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The 64-year-old former Foreign Secretary was welcomed into the party by BJP Working...

22-Jun-2019 Dehradun

NSA visits his native village in Pauri, offers prayers

National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval on Saturday was given a traditional welcome to his native village Gheedi in Pauri district of Uttarakhand where he organized a 'puja' of his 'kul devtas'.Accompanied by his wife and a son on a personal visit, Doval also...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Narendra Modi meets economists over key macro-economic issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met leading economists to discuss key issues including employment, agriculture, education, and health in the run-up to the Budget.Modi interacted over 40 economists and other experts in five distinct groups on the themes...

22-Jun-2019 Shimla

Former Deputy Prime Minister arrives at Shimla

Former Deputy Prime Minister and veteran BJP leader Lal Krishan Advani alongwith his daughter and other family members today arrived at Shimla on seven day private visit to the State.On his arrival at annadale helipad, Advani was received by Irrigation and...

22-Jun-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Smriti Irani will build a house in Amethi

Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday did what Congress President Rahul Gandhi did not do in the past one-and-a-half decade. Irani announced on Saturday that she will construct her own house in Amethi and has already identified a plot in Gauriganj.She said...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Prakash Javadekar hails DTH, cable networks, hands out STBs

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has said DTH (direct-to-home) and cable networks have revolutionised dissemination of information, education and entertainment.Speaking at an event, here on Saturday, organised for free distribution...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Hardeep Puri inaugurates Central ATFM Complex

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/c) for Civil Aviation today inaugurated the Air Traffic Flow Management - Central Command Centre at  Vasant Kunj, New Delhi in the presence of Chairman, AAI; Board Members and senior AAI officials.The C-ATFM...

22-Jun-2019 Amethi (UP)

Smriti Irani gets ailing woman admitted to hospital in Amethi

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday stopped her convoy during her visit to Amethi to enquire about an ailing woman whom she later sent to  hospital.The minister saw the ailing woman while travelling in Amethi. She stopped and inquired about her and...

22-Jun-2019 Kolkata

BJP delegation visits Bhatpara, demands probe

A three-member BJP delegation on Saturday visited violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district where two persons were shot  dead during a clash on Thursday, and demanded a probe into the killings even as it accused the state police...

22-Jun-2019 Shimla

LK Advani reaches Shimla for week-long sojourn

Former Deputy Prime Minister and veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani, accompanied by his daughter and other family members, on Saturday arrived  here on a seven-day private visit to Himachal Pradesh.On his arrival at the Annadale helipad, he was received by...

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Leads Yoga Day Celebrations In Capital

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh led thousands in practicing Yoga at majestic Rajpath with Rashtrapati Bhawan in the background on the 5th International Day of Yoga here today. Prime Minister, accompanied by Minister ofState (Independent charge) Ministry of AYUSH&...

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

International Yoga Day 2019 celebrated in Parliament

International Yoga Day 2019celebrated in the Parliament premises, here today.Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines, Pralhad Joshi participated in the yoga event organised by Lok Sabha Secretariat, along with Hon’ble Speaker,Shri Om Birla, other...

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Vice President cautions against dysfunctional legislatures

The Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, M Venkaiah Naidu has cautioned MPs about the growing perception that democracy is in danger through “dysfunctional legislatures” and advised them to recalibrate their ways of thinking and acting.In his observations...

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Raj Kumar Singh meets Energy Minister of Rajasthan

BD Kalla, Energy Minister of the Rajasthan called on Shri RK Singh, Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship here today. Both the leaders held discussions on various aspects of power...

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh salutes IAF personnel, meets families

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday paid tributes to five of the 13 Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel who died in an An-32 crash in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3.The Minister laid wreaths on the coffins wrapped in tricolour at the technical area of the Palam...

21-Jun-2019 Ranchi

Eco-friendly Yoga Day observed in Ranchi with PM Narendra Modi

An eco-friendly Yoga Day was observed in Jharkhand capital Ranchi on Friday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading 30,000 participants in the event."It was plastic-free Yoga Day in Ranchi. No plastic products were used. The Yoga mats was made of Khadi....

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

GSP withdrawal won't have major impact on India : Piyush Goyal

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday reiterated that the withdrawal of generalized system of preferences (GSP) by the US will not have significant impact on India.The GSP allowed Indian traders and exporters duty-free access to supply certain items such as...

21-Jun-2019 Ranchi

Narendera Modi performs yoga with 30,000 people in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendera Modi performed yoga along with around 30,000 people in Ranchi on Friday on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day.The session continued for around 45 minutes at the Prabhat Tara ground here. The Prime Minister first addressed...

21-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Defence Minister pays tribute to IAF personnel killed in AN-32 crash

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday paid tributes to five of the 13 air-warriors, who lost their lives in the AN-32 crash in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3. Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa was also present at the ceremony held at the Palam Technical area here.On...

21-Jun-2019 Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath leads yoga day event in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath led the International Yoga Day event along with ministers, officials and others at the Raj Bhawan, here on Friday.Adityanath said: "We are carrying forward the tradition set up seers and saints...

21-Jun-2019 Ranchi

Yoga yet to fully reach poor, tribal people : Narendra Modi

Urging people to make yoga an integral part of their lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that it hadn't reached the poor people and tribal belts of the country as much as it should have. He also gave the motto "yoga for peace, harmony and progress".Modi...

20-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Ensure severe punishment for crimes against women : Ram Nath Kovind

resident Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged the government to ensure stringent punishment for crimes against women and said the new Modi government's main objective was to build a secure nation.Addressing the joint session of Parliament, Kovind said the penal...

20-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Create environment of trust: Narendra Modi to Imran

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan that India seeks normal and cooperative relations with his country, but for that an "environment of trust, free of terror, violence and hostility" needs to be created.Modi wrote this...

20-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Jolt to TDP as four Rajya Sabha MPs join BJP

In a major setback to Telugu Desam Party (TDP), four of its six Rajya Sabha members on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.TDP parliamemterians Y.S. Chowdary, C.M. Ramesh, T.G. Venkatesh and G. Mohan Rao also met Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman...

19-Jun-2019 New Delhi

BJP's Om Birla elected LS Speaker unanimously

BJP leader Om Birla was on Wednesday elected as the Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha, with the Opposition supporting his candidature and ensuring a unanimous decision, which was hailed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "matter of great pride".The election...

19-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Narendra Modi chairs Meeting of Presidents of Political Parties

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today chaired a Meeting of Party Presidents of all political parties having representation in Parliament, here today. 21 Party Presidents attended the meeting.Issues that came up for discussion included:Ways to Improve...

19-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Newly-elected Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla Calls On the Vice President

The newly-elected Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Om Birla called on the Vice President,  M Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, at the latter’s residence, here today.Congratulating Shri Birla on his election, the Vice President expressed...

19-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Vice President asks Defence Minister to expedite projects in AP

The Union Minister for Defence, Rajnath Singh called on the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, here today, and apprised him about the activities of his Ministry.The Minister also informed the Vice President about the progress of various defence...

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