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PM Modi, Shah, Rajnath, Advani pay tributes to Vajpayee at BJP HQs

New Delhi | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union ministers, leaders from acros the political spectrum and state chief ministers paid their last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters here on Friday. The body of the BJP stalwart ... read..
 

Modi to visit flood-battered Kerala; rescue operations under way (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake an aerial survey of the flood-devastated parts of Kerala on Saturday to assess the Central government's aid efforts and also the rescue operations.... read..
 

Atal ji will live in hearts, minds of every Indian: Modi

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 8:45:07 PM IST
Calling Atal Bihari Vajpayee an "extraordinary personality", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid rich tributes to the former Prime Minister, saying that "Atal ji will live on in the hearts and minds of every Indian".... read..
 

Modi to visit flood-battered Kerala (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 2:45:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who talked to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the flood situation on Friday, will travel to the state for an aerial of the affected areas on Saturday.... read..
 

Vajpayee could summarise most complex issues in a 'single question', says Modi

New Delhi | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
At a time when there was 'turbulence and disruption' in country's polity, in Atal Bihari Vajpayee, India had found a "gifted man in spirit, heart and mind", writes Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "In times of turbulence and disruption, a nation is blessed ... read..
 

PM Modi to visit Kerala on Friday evening to review flood related relief works

New Delhi | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kerala on Friday evening to take stock of the flood situation in the southern state. Mr Modi spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday morning. "..........I will be heading to Kerala to take sto... read..
 

PM Modi to visit Kerala to review flood situation

New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 10:41:32 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday evening head to Kerala to review the flood situation in the state.... read..
 

India has lost her 'Atal Ratna': PM Modi

New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 6:11:41 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said that 'India has lost its 'Atal Ratna'.... read..
 

Modi, Shah walk with sea of mourners to bid adieu to Vajpayee (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 4:15:08 PM IST
Tens of thousands of commoners joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah in the final journey to bid adieu to Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the former Prime Minister's body was being taken to Rashtriya Smriti Sthal on the banks of Yamuna r... read..
 

Modi, Shah receive Vajpayee's body at BJP HQ, leaders pay tributes (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and other senior leaders including L.K. Advani and Sitaram Yechury, and thousands of people paid their tributes as the mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee reached the party's c... read..
 

Rahul again invokes French President on Rafale deal, targets Modi

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday yet again invoked French President Emmanuel Macron on the Rafale deal and attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue, saying that the French leader had told him that the price of the fighter jet can be r... read..
 

PM Modi discusses flood situation with Kerala CM

New Delhi (India) | August 16, 2018 10:41:31 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinaryi Vijayan to discuss flood situation in the state. He also asked the Defence Ministry to step up the rescue and relief operations across the state.... read..
 

Vajpayee's death is end of an era, says Modi

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 6:45:12 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday described the passing away of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as "end of an era" and said that every Indian and every BJP worker will continue to be guided by his vision.... read..
 

Kerala floods: Modi wants rescue, relief operations stepped up

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday spoke to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan about the situation in flood-battered Kerala and asked the defence forces to speed up rescue and relief operations after fresh rain and flooding left a trail of death and de... read..
 

Modi, Shah lead host of leaders in paying homage to Vajpayee

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday led a host of leaders in paying homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose body was lying in state at his residence after it was brought from the hopsital.... read..
 

Vajpayee's hard work carried BJP thus far: Modi

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST
It was a result of Atal Bihari Vajpayee's strong resolve and hard work that carried the BJP "thus far", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while paying tribute to the former premier, who passed away on Thursday.... read..
 

President Kovind, PM Modi condole Wadekar's demise

New Delhi [India] | August 16, 2018 6:11:48 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have expressed their condolences to former Indian Test captain Ajit Wadekar, who recently passed away in Mumbai after a prolonged illness.... read..
 

Wholesale prices of Oils, Sugar, Commodities in APMC

Bengaluru | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
Following were the wholesale prices in the Bengaluru APMC here on Thursday. OIL (per 10 kg) : Groundnut 1250-1350 Coconut 1250-1600 Gingely 1500-1800 Castor 1000-1100 Sunflower 1250-1350 Butter 4500-5500 Ghee 4400-4600 SUGAR: (per quintal) Rs 3500-3800 CO... read..
 

We've brought northeast India closer to Delhi: Modi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said efforts made by his government have brought the people of northeast India closer to Delhi.... read..
 

Modi promises all help to Kerala CM

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narednra Modi on Wednesday spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on phone and took stock of the flood situation in the state, besides assuring him of providing "any assistance needed".... read..
 

Modi ignores security protocol to meet school children

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Ignoring security protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stepped out of his car to meet school children after delivering his Independence Day address to the nation from the Red Fort here.... read..
 

PM Modi addresses nation on 72nd Independence Day

New Delhi (India) | August 15, 2018 9:41:24 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of the 72 Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort. This is his fifth speech after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance came to power in 2014.... read..
 

Will unfurl tricolour in space by 2022: PM Modi

New Delhi [India] | August 15, 2018 9:41:26 AM IST
Addressing the nation on the 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that by the year 2022 India will unfurl the tri-colour in space. The year 2022 will mark India's 75th Independence country.... read..
 

Modi praises India's 'daughters' for crossing 7 seas, lauds army

New Delhi | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
In his fifth address to the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded the Indian Army and hailed a group of six women officers of the Navy for circumnavigating the glob... read..
 

India now world's sixth largest economy: Modi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 8:15:04 AM IST
India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day amid positivity and confidence stemming from its robust economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday.... read..
 

Impatient to take India to new heights: Modi (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the country was on a new trajectory of growth due to initiatives in the last four years of his government and asserted that he was impatient to take the country ahead of many others in the world.... read..
 

Ahead of 2019, Modi projects himself as impatient agent of change (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
In a virtual election speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday projected himself as an impatient agent of change against the backdrop of "docile and inefficient" governance during the Congress-led UPA rule and promised housing, power, water, sani... read..
 

Modi promises housing, power, water for all

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to provide quality life for all Indians, which includes housing, electricity, water and other amenities.... read..
 

PM Modi visits Vajpayee at AIIMS

New Delhi [India] | August 15, 2018 9:41:28 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening visited former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) here.... read..
 

Kashmir problem can't be resolved with bullets: Modi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST
Repeating the words used last year on Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said Kashmirs problems can be resolved only by embracing its people, not with bullets or abuses.... read..
 

Modi praises nation's 'daughters' for crossing 7 seas

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 9:15:06 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday praised a group of six women officers of the Navy for circumnavigating the globe, saying that the nation's daughters have crossed the seven seas and painted the world in tricolour.... read..
 

Sex crimes, rapes have to end: Modi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
Breaking his silence over the brutal cases of rapes in various parts of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the narrow mentality towards women has to end and justice must prevail.... read..
 

Modi slams opposition on Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
In a veiled attack on the Congress and other opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said there were some people who did not allow the passage of the Triple Talaq Bill in Parliament during the just concluded monsoon session.... read..
 

Modi's major healthcare scheme from Sep 25

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said a major healthcare initiative to give medical insurance cover to 50 crore Indians will roll out from September 25 -- the 102nd birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Deendayal Upadhyay.... read..
 

Big ticket announcement: India to send manned mission to space by 2022, says Modi

New Delhi | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
In an announcement that will be seen as coming of age by Indian science, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India will send a manned mission to space by 2022. "This will be achieved by 75th Independence Day in 2022. India is proud of our sc... read..
 

Modi showcases economic achievements in I-Day address (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday avoided major economic announcements in his last Independence Day address before the next Lok Sabha elections and instead highlighted his government's achievements, citing GST as the centrepiece and the commenda... read..
 

Modi greets nation on Independence Day

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day.... read..
 

PM Modi to address nation from Red Fort on Independence Day

New Delhi [India] | August 15, 2018 6:41:28 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unfurl the national flag and address the nation from the historic Red Fort on the 72nd Independence Day on Wednesday.... read..
 

We've brought northeast India closer to Delhi: Modi (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
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.... read..
 

Modi says women officers to get permanent commission in defence forces

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said women officers in India's defence forces would now have the option to take up permanent commission through the Short Service Commission.... read..
 

Take a look at PM Modi's Independence Day turbans

New Delhi [India] | August 15, 2018 3:11:29 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi sported a saffron turban while addressing the nation on the 72nd Independence Day from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort.... read..
 

Modi reaches out to honest tax payer in I-Day address

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reached out to honest taxpayers saying it is their taxes that fund the government programmes for the poor and "these good deeds will earn them 'punya'".... read..
 

India on new trajectory after government's bold decisions: Modi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 9:15:06 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said his government had the courage to take "bold decisions", like MSP for farmers and GST, putting India on a new trajectory unlike the previous regime which he alleged suffered from indecisiveness.... read..
 

PM Modi's last speech was shallow and insignificant: Surjewala

New Delhi [India] | August 15, 2018 4:41:30 PM IST
Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the former could have spoken the truth.... read..
 

Modi avoids 'P' word, sets the ball rolling for 2019 battle with social justice as trump card

New Delhi | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
Punctuating his Independence Day speech carefully with launch of two big ticket announcements - the manned mission to space and a massive health care scheme eyeing 50 crore Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set the stage for the 2019 electoral battle.... read..
 

There is positivity, country on faster development track: PM Modi

New Delhi | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said country has been put on a faster development track during last four years. "If we had continued at the same pace at which toilets were being constructed in 2013, the pace at which electrification was happeni... read..
 

PM Modi announces 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan' on I-Day

New Delhi (India) | August 15, 2018 9:41:26 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of Independence Day, announced the launch of 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan' on September 25. The scheme is the flagship project of Ayushman Bharat, the national healthcare policy launched by the Governm... read..
 

India to send manned space mission by 2022: Modi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 9:15:06 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a manned mission to space by 2022.... read..
 

Modi unfurls national flag at Red Fort

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 8:15:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort here on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day.... read..
 

Modi pays tribute to freedom fighters, armed forces

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 8:45:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to freedom fighters and the armed forces for protecting the national flag.... read..
 

ISRO geared up to meet Modi's deadline for manned mission to space by 2022: Sivan

Bengaluru | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
ISRO Chairman K Sivan has excuded confidence in meeting the deadline of putting an Indian in space by 2022 as per the promise made by Prime Minister on his Independence Day speech on Wednesday, saying that the space agency had already developed the necess... read..
 
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