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16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Dr Jitendra Singh delivers Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s ‘New India’ will...

16-Jul-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Will await BJP proposal on seat-sharing : Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday he is awaiting the BJP's proposal on seat-sharing for next year's Lok Sabha polls and expects the process to be finalised soon."I will talk with BJP leaders on seat sharing.A proposal on this matter will come from...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley targets Congress over Kumaraswamy breaking down

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday targeted the Congress over Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy breaking down at a public event, saying the party believed that "only members of one family can rule India" and that others should be pushed...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Congress worst communal party : Prakash Javadekar

Stepping up its attack on the Congress, the BJP on Monday dubbed it the "worst communal party" and sought its clarification over the reported remarks of Rahul Gandhi that his party is for the Muslims."The Congress is the worst communal party. It has always done...

16-Jul-2018 Midnapore (West Bengal)

Previous governments ignored demands for MSP hike : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said previous governments had failed to hike the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) of crops despite farmers' demands and expert panels' recommendations."The demand for raising the MSP was placed before every government. Many...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi urges Modi to support women's reservation bill

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek his support for the passage of the Womens Reservation Bill in Parliament's monsoon session, claiming that the BJP appears to have had second thoughts on the proposed law even...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP has completely failed : Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has failed completely in the national capital with the law and order situation further deteriorating."Law and order in the capital of India is deteriorating by the day. BJP...

16-Jul-2018 Midnapore (West Bengal)

Previous governments stalled decision on MSP : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused previous central governments and those ruling the states of not taking any concrete decision on hiking minimum support prices (MSP) despite demands from farmers."The demand for raising the Minimum Support Prices...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Kabir's teachings still relevant : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said Kabir was a great social reformer whose teachings are as relevant on present day as in his time."Kabir taught us to follow the path of equality and harmony. The same principles have been carried forward by Mahatma Gandhi,...

15-Jul-2018 Indore

Arvind Kejriwal attacks Modi for harping on Hindu, Muslim issue

In this age of technology and 5G, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains obsessed by subjects related to Hindu-Muslim divide, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday."When the world is talking about technology and 5G, our Prime Minister is describing...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP may go for early general election : Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the BJP could go for early general election as well as assembly election in three states -- Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, simultaneously."BJP is desperate to have early election....It could...

15-Jul-2018 Panaji

Aadhaar biometric data cannot be hacked : Ravi Shankar Prasad

The biometric data of Aadhaar cannot be hacked even if someone tried a billion times, Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday, while calling the data storage system "completely safe and secure"."... the system contains...

15-Jul-2018 Indore

Alok Agarwal is AAP CM candidate in MP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday declared Alok Agarwal, an activist who studied at IIT Kanpur, as the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) Chief Ministerial candidate in Madhya Pradesh.Kejriwal made the announcement at a rally in Indore."Agrawal has studied...

15-Jul-2018 Panaji

Had to intervene as Goans stopped eating fish : Manohar Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he had to intervene in the ongoing controversy over the use of formalin in preserving fish, because people in the coastal state have stopped eating fish."Yesterday, I was kept quiet. But since fish is a...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Gau Rakshaks not listening to Modi is a matter of concern : Hamid Ansari

There has been a rise of vigilantism in the country and if "gau rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are not listening to even Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then it is a matter of concern, says former Vice President Hamid Ansari."Modi is a strong leader. He is the unquestioned...

15-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Modi is a peddler of lies, must apologise to nation : Anand Sharma

Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "peddler of untruths", Congress on Sunday demanded an apology from him for calling it a "Muslim party".It also challenged Modi to discuss his accusations against the Congress in Parliament during the Monsoon Session beginning...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

First Batch of Haj Pilgrims from New Delhi departed for Saudi Arabia

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims from New Delhi Airport today morning with prayers of country’s safety and prosperity.Shri Naqvi congratulated to Haj pilgrims and extended best wishes to them...

14-Jul-2018 Dhaka

Rajnath Singh holds talks with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called on the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka today. The meeting took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere in the presence of senior officials from both sides. The Home Minister conveyed the...

14-Jul-2018 Azamgarh ( Uttar Pradesh )

PM lays Foundation Stone for Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today laid the Foundation Stone of the Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.Addressing  a large public gathering, he described the occasion as the start of a new chapter in the development journey of...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Highway length rose by 3,000 kms in Andhra since 2014 : Nitin Gadkari

The length of national highways have increased by almost 3,000 km in Andhra Pradesh since the BJP government came to power in the Centre, said Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday.The length of national highways in the state before...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

BJP's charges against Rahul 'concocted', says Congress

The Congress on Friday termed as "concocted and lies" BJP's allegations that party chief Rahul Gandhi had described the Congress as a "Muslim party" and said the biggest black mark in India's history has been the Gujarat riots of 2002 when Prime Minister...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

P Chidambaram slams government over 'economic mismanagement'

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday slammed the government over its poor management of economy, saying inflation is at five-month high, industrial growth at five-month low and the trade deficit has soared.Chidambaram, a former Finance Minister,...

14-Jul-2018 Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

No anti-incumbency, BJP set for fourth term : Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh says there is no anti-incumbency against his government despite being in power for over 14 years and that the ruling BJP is poised for a fourth successive victory in Assembly polls later this year."The BJP is in power since...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Demonstrations to be held against low MSP: Farmers' association

The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Saturday said farmers would hold demonstrations across the country against the Narendra Modi-government for failing to fix fair Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops.ddressing media...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Freedom of expression fundamental democratic right : Rahul Gandhi

Breaking his silence over the "Sacred Games" web series, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and RSS believe the freedom of expression must be policed and controlled but he feels it is a fundamental democratic right."BJP/RSS believe the freedom...

14-Jul-2018 Ujjain

Shivraj Singh Chouhan will form government in MP again: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will again from the government in the state after the assembly elections later this year.Shah, who is on a day's visit to the state, flagged off...

13-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Suresh Prabhu Meets World Bank Team

Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, met with the World Bank team in New Delhi on Thursday. The team was led by  Ms. Caroline Freund, Director of Trade, Regional Integration and Investment Climate and Junaid Ahmad, Country...

13-Jul-2018 New Delhi

India a Key Player in Generic Medicines – Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu, said that India is recognizedglobally as one of the key players  in the field of generic  medicines. Speaking at a function organized by the Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India...

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