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19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister calls on PM

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri O. Paneerselvam, called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.The ban imposed on Jallikattu by the Supreme Court came up for discussion. While appreciating the cultural significance of Jallikattu, the Prime...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Delegation of Muslim Ulemas, intellectuals and academicians calls on PM

A delegation comprising Muslim Ulemas, intellectuals, academicians and other eminent people called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The delegation congratulated the Prime Minister on the steps taken by the Union Government for inclusive growth, socio-economic...

19-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

SAD Takes Pot Shots At Amarinder-Sidhu Duo

The Shiromani Akali dal today took pot shots at PPCC President  Capt Amarinder Singh and former MP Mr. Navjot Sidhu for praising each other and said that they should clear the confusion  from the minds of public as people are wondering their which...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Minister of State for Defence visits Republic Day NCC Camp-2017

The Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre has highly commended the role of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in propagating the ideals of secularism, national integration, selfless service and generating patriotic values amongst the youth of the...

19-Jan-2017 Davos

Demonetisation was must to curb black money : Nirmala Sitharaman

The Indian government had to implement the recent demonetisation as a duty to the nation in order to tackle the menace of black money and bring unaccounted money back into the banking system, Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday."This step of demonetisation...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

NIC India's technological bridge : Ravi Shankar Prasad

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) is the technological bridge of India and is best placed to lead the way for a Digital India, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Thursday."NIC is best placed to lead the way for a Digital India that the honorable...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Internet can't be allowed to be abused by a few : Ravi Shankar Prasad

Internet is one of the finest creations of human mind which can't be allowed to be abused by a few, Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.Speaking at the second Raisina Dialogue, organised here by the think...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

India to work closely with Asean for regional cooperation : V.K. Singh

Observing that Asean has evolved into a role model for regional cooperation, India on Thursday said it was working closely with it for building regional cooperation. Addressing the second edition of the international conference on 'Asean-India Cultural and Civilisational...

19-Jan-2017 Guwahati

Sarbananda Sonowal launches housing scheme for poor

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) to provide a secure house to every rural family.Sonowal formally launched the scheme at the Sarusojai Stadium here and said the initiative is a major step towards...

19-Jan-2017 Imphal

Rajnath Singh promises more paramilitary forces for Manipur

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday promised more central paramilitary forces to Manipur which has been reeling under an economic blockade since November 1.Additional forces have already been rushed to Manipur to transport essential commodities from...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Chief Ministers of Manipur and Nagaland meet the Union Home Minister

On request of the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur Okram Ibobi Singh met him here today. The Home Minister expressed his grave concern over the continued blockade of National Highway-2 causing severe difficulties to the people...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Group of students from Sikkim call on MoS (Home) Kiren Rijiju

A group of  school children from North Sikkim called on the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju here today. The 32 member excursion group comprised of 17 girls, 12 boys and 3 teachers. These students are from Government Secondary...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurates IIGF 2017

The Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani said that with 312 participants from 14 states coming together, India International Garment Fair is one of the largest platforms in Asia showcasing apparel & accessories. She said that with the presence...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Naga women's delegation meets Dr Jitendra Singh

A delegation of Naga women hailing from Manipur and representing the organization “Women for Just-Peace” met the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions,...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Diplomatic Adviser to the French President calls on Prime Minister

Jacques Audibert, Diplomatic Adviser to the French President, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. The Prime Minister recalled his visit to France in 2015, and the visit of President Hollande as Chief Guest at the Republic Day on 2016, and said...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Boris Johnson calls on Narendra Modi

Visiting British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday."Mr. @BorisJohnson, UK's Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs met the Prime Minister," a tweet...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Congress veteran N.D. Tiwari, son join BJP

Veteran Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with his son Rohit Shekhar, a month before elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.The two were inducted at the residence of BJP President Amit Shah.The...

18-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

BJP comes up with a strategy to conquer Punjab

A special meeting of the Punjab BJP was today held here to prepare a strategy for upcoming Assembly elections in Punjab. The meeting was presided over by Union Minister and state party president Vijay Sampla. Party‘s state poll incharge Narendra Tomar,...

17-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Full spectrum expansion in Indo-US relations : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the relations between India and US are witnessing expansion across the spectrum."With the United States, our actions have brought speed, substance and strength to the entire spectrum of economic, business,...

17-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Pakistan must walk away from terror for dialogue : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked Pakistan to distance itself from terrorism if it wants a dialogue with India."India alone cannot walk the path of peace. It also has to be Pakistan's journey to make. Pakistan must walk away from terror if it wants...

17-Jan-2017 New Delhi

India accepts multi-polar world : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India accepted the multi-polarity of the world since it captured the reality of many nations, and there was need to guard against any inclination that promotes exclusion in Asia.Addressing the second edition...

17-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Cultural, social harmony must for development : Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said that India's cultural and social harmony is the "password of progress"."Development in the country cannot be ensured without ensuring cultural and social harmony," the minister...

17-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Rising digital payments lead to transparency : Ravi Shankar Prasad

Digital payments are picking up in the country after demonetisation, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Tuesday, adding that this has led to transparency in transactions.There was a need to empower people in rural India by developing...

17-Jan-2017 Jammu

Mehbooba Mufti launches JK Bank’s Mobile Bank, AEPS

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today launched the Mobile Bank and AEPS (Adhaar Enabled Payment System) of the Jammu & Kashmir Bank here today. The mobile application has been specifically designed to cater to the needs of the customers of the State.The...

17-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Vijay Sampla rubbishes resignation rumour

Union Minister and Punjab BJP president, Vijay Sampla today brushed aside rumours that he had resigned from the party. Sampla said, “I was occupied with a special poll mission due to which I wasn’t in contact with media and some of my friends. Some people...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Dr Jitendra Singh discusses tourism promotion plans for Shillong

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh discussed here today the tourism promotion plans for Shillong and...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Dual control issue resolved, July 1 likely date for GST : Arun Jaitley

Declaring that the Centre and the states have agreed on a formula to resolve the issue of dual control under the proposed Goods and Services Tax regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the coming July 1 appeared to be a "more realistic" option for...

16-Jan-2017 Kolkata

TMC activists tried to damage my car : Babul Supriyo

Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Monday accused Trinamool Congress activists of attacking his carcade and trying to damage his car during his visit to Durgapur Steel Thermal Power station (DSTPS).The power station is in Supriyo's constituency in West Bengal's...

16-Jan-2017 Imphal

BJP planning Congress-free Manipur : Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar disclosed on Monday that the Bharatiya Janata Party is planning a Congress-free Manipur.The Human Resource Development Minister was talking to reporters in the BJP office here on the conclusion of his two-day visit to Manipur...

15-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Sports Minister Goel inaugurates 'Khelo India' competitions

Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel inaugurated national level competitions under the Khelo India scheme at the S.P. Mukherjee Swimming Pool complex in the Talkatora Stadium here on Sunday.Besides swimming, various competitions of cycling,...

15-Jan-2017 Imphal

Manipur CM should resign for failure to end blockade : Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday demanded resignation of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh for his failure to end the ongoing economic blockade which has affected availability of essential commodities in the region.Javadekar...

15-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

BJP on Sidhu: Son turned out to be bad, mother remained the same

Punjab BJP today termed Navjot Singh Sidhu a ‘Kapoot’ (bad son) on his joining the Congress party. State BJP president, Vijay Sampla said, “Sidhu used to call BJP his mother. He betrayed his mother who gave him a political stage, name, fame- everything, made...

15-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Harsimrat Kaur Badal Dares Aap And Congress

The Shiromani Akali Dal today dared Aam Admi Party and Congress to forge a pre poll alliance for the present assembly polls in the Punjab instead of working on a secret seat sharing arrangement and said that the unholy nexus between the two post poll partners...

15-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Hope Navjot Singh Sidhu doesn't drown in 'sinking ship': Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday ridiculed cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for joining the "sinking ship" of the Congress."Navjot Singh Siddhu is a great colleague. I hope he doesn't get drowned in a sinking ship. India had tolerated Congress...

14-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Some elements trying to malign government on OROP : Subhash Bhamre

Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre on Saturday said that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government was committed to the welfare of ex-servicemen but "some elements" were trying to "malign the government" over One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue."I...

14-Jan-2017 Kolkata

RSS not working against any community : Mohan Bhagwat

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday asserted the organisation is "not against anyone" but only working to unite and strengthen the Hindu community."We are not against anyone but only working to unite the Hindu community and to empower the Hindu society,"...

13-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Water management requires support of people : Uma Bharti

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Friday stressed the need for participation of people in water resources management, saying "there is a need to convert 'Jal Kranti' (water revolution) into 'Jan Kranti' (peoples revolution)".Inaugurating the third edition...

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