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15-Aug-2018 New Delhi

We've brought northeast India closer to Delhi : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said efforts made by his government have brought the people of northeast India closer to Delhi and the region was witnessing multi-faceted development."Four years ago, people from northeast used to feel Delhi is far...

15-Aug-2018 New Delhi

India now world's sixth largest economy : Narendra Modi

India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day amid positivity and confidence stemming from its robust economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday."India has registered its name as the sixth largest economy in the world. It has created positivity....

15-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi unfurls national flag at Red Fort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort here on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day.Dressed in a white kurta and a safa (turban) of a similar hue tinged with orange and green, he unfurled the flag at the...

15-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Vasundhara Raje announces round-the-week milk plan for school students

Announcing a series of welfare measures on the 72nd Independence Day, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday said September will be celebrated as nutrition month in Rajasthan.She also announced extension of free milk distribution in school from class 1 to...

15-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Aayushman Bharat to benefit 6 crore people in UP : Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday that six crore people from the state will be linked to the 'Aayushman Bharat' medicare scheme of the country.Addressing a gathering on the 72nd Independence Day, the Chief Minister exhorted the...

15-Aug-2018 Beijing

India, China resolved border disputes in large parts : Ram Madhav

The border talks between India and China are going well and both countries have resolved disputes in large parts of their contentious frontiers, BJP leader Ram Madhav said here on Wednesday."Border talks are moving in the positive direction. As far as I...

15-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi pays tribute to freedom fighters, armed forces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to freedom fighters and the armed forces for protecting the national flag."On behalf of the people of India, I bow to all those great women and men who sacrificed themselves for the nation during the...

15-Aug-2018 Ranchi

Lakhs of jobs created in Jharkhand : Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday said his government's development plans in the last three-and-a-half years have led to the creation of more than 31 lakh jobs, and that more than one lakh people have been given government jobs.Speaking at a function...

15-Aug-2018 Lucknow

Will host 'grand' Kumbh in 2019 : Yogi Adityanath

The Uttar Pradesh government is committed to host "a great and grand" Prayag Kumbh in 2019, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday, while greeting the people on the occasion of India's Independence Day.Adityanath said that various projects had...

15-Aug-2018 Panaji

Goa to announce employment policy soon : Manohar Parrikar

The Goa government will soon announce an employment policy aimed at ensuring job for every youth in the coastal state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.Parrikar, who is currently in the US undergoing treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer,...

15-Aug-2018 New Delhi

PM’s Independence Day Speech 2018- Highlights

The Prime Minster, Narendra Modi today addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 72nd Independence Day. Following are the highlights from his speech:Today, the country is full of self-confidence. The country is scaling new heights by...

15-Aug-2018 Bhopal

Poor will not remain helpless anymore : Shivraj Chouhan

The poor and under-privileged will no longer remain helpless, said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister on Wednesday highlighting housing, electricity and other financial schemes during the Independence Day celebrations here.Hoisting the national flag at the Motilal...

15-Aug-2018 Mumbai

Maharashtra celebrates 72nd I-Day

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday led the state's 72nd Independence Day celebrations by hoisting the Tricolour at his official residence here and later at the state government headquarters.A large number of his cabinet colleagues, top civil...

15-Aug-2018 Agartala

Making Tripura 'drug free' is main goal : Biplab Kumar Deb

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Wednesday said that his government's main goal was to make the state "drug free" and ensure efficient and transparent governance.Deb for the first time unfurled the Tricolour at the Independence Day's main function...

15-Aug-2018 Imphal

All set to make Manipur corruption free : N. Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Wednesday that his BJP-led coalition government was all set to make the state corruption free.During his Independence Day speech at the Manipur Rifles parade ground, Singh claimed that his government has drastically...

14-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Children should be made responsible citizens : M. Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Children should be made responsible citizens. He was interacting with the Children from GD Goenka La'Petite Preschool who came to wish him on the occasion of Independence Day, here today.The Vice...

14-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal Participates in India-Us Roundtable Discussion

Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal, Chairman Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani, other Railway Board Members and senior officials participated in the India-US Roundtable discussion. The roundtable discussion with a high-level...

14-Aug-2018 Bhubaneswar

BJD hijacking central schemes in Odisha : Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government in Odisha is appropriating all central schemes and presenting them as state schemes."There is discrimination even in the administration...

14-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Rahul's remark disrespectful to majority community : Sambit Patra

The BJP on Tuesday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his remark that he does not believe in any variety of Hindutva, saying it was "humiliation" of the majority community and disrespectful" to Hindu philosophy.The party dared the Congress leader...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

JP wants simultaneous polls, Amit Shah tells law panel

The BJP on Monday upped its demand for simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha polls with its President Amit Shah writing to the Law Commission asserting that this would cut the huge expenses running into thousands of crore of rupees spent on elections.In his...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah pitches for simultaneous polls before law panel

Upping the ante on the demand for simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha polls, BJP President Amit Shah has told the Law Commission that it will lead to cuts in the otherwise huge expenses borne on holding elections at present.He also rejected the objections by...

13-Aug-2018 Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates 20 Ghats in Kanpur and Bithoor

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping, Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 20 newly constructed/ restored Ghats on river Ganga in Kanpur and Bithoortoday .The Minister also announced...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

US Ambassador to India calls on MoS (Home) Kiren Rijiju

The US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster along with other officials of the Embassy called on Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju here in New Delhi today.They reiterated the strong resolve of India and US to jointly counter the threats...

13-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh inaugurates NDMC Smart City projects

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the rollout of the Smart City projects will help New Delhi emerge as a world class city.naugurating a slew of Smart City projects undertaken by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) here today, Rajnath Singh...

12-Aug-2018 Kochi/Idukki

Kerala situation very serious, says Rajnath Singh after aerial survey

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday described the situation in the flood-affected areas of Kerala as "very serious" and assured the state of all possible help from the Centre.Rajnath Singh, who arrived here on Sunday afternoon, made the statement after...

12-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Speaker LA calls on Union Home Minister

Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Singh called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.He expressed his gratitude to the Union Minister for sanctioning two Border Battalions for the State and urged him to pass directions for expediting the recruitment...

11-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Amit Shah attacks Rahul, Mamata over NRC, calls for change in Bengal

Setting the tone of his party's West Bengal poll campaign next year, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on the NRC issue, while warning her not to hinder...

11-Aug-2018 Kolkata

Rahul Gandhi should clearly spell out his stand on NRC : Amit Shah

Asking Congress President Rahul Gandhi to clearly spell out his stand on the NRC in Assam, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday asserted that his party was committed to completing the registration process to identify infiltrators notwithstanding opposition from...

11-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Nirmal Singh calls on Speaker Lok Sabha

Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh, called on Speaker of Lok Sabha Sumitra Mahajan here today.During the meeting, Singh informed the Lok Sabha Speaker about the status of progress made on the ambitious e-Assembly project in...

10-Aug-2018 New Delhi

“World Biofuel Day 2018’’ event organized

“World Biofuel Day 2018” event was organized in New Delhi today, with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators.  On the occasion,...

10-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi thwarted passage of triple talaq bill : Ananth Kumar

After the triple talaq bill could not be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Friday, the government blamed Congress President Rahul Gandhi for thwarting passage of the bill, while the Congress accused it of playing politics on every issue.Attacking the government,...

10-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Amit Shah hits out at Rahul, rejects graft charges in Rafale deal

BJP President Amit Shah on Friday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi, saying he is not a "sahabzade" who has got the top post due to a family.Shah also rejected charges of corruption levelled by former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie...

10-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh hails induction of all-women SWAT team of Delhi Police

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, inaugurated the building of the Office of DCP South- West district, Police station Delhi Cantt & Delhi Police Residential complex, here today. He also presided over the induction ceremony of the all-women...

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