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PM Modi congratulates Kovind for becoming 14th President of India

New Delhi [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Ram Nath Kovind for winning the Presidential elections and becoming the 14th President of India.... read..
 

Modi congratulates Kovind on being elected 14th President

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind on being elected as the 14th President of India and wished him a "fruitful and inspiring tenure".... read..
 

PM Modi expresses grief over bus accident in Himachal

| July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took to Twitter to express grief over the bus accident in Himachal Pradesh's Simla which killed 28 people and left nine injured.... read..
 

PM Modi needs to propose steps, assure country on China: Cong.

New Delhi [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Hours after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in Rajya Sabha that India is alert in terms of security as far as China is concerned, the Congress on Thursday said it would like the nation to know what the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ... read..
 

Wholesale prices of Oils, Sugar, Commodities in APMC Market

Bengaluru | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
Following were the wholesale prices (per 10 kg) in the Bengaluru Oil market today. OIL: Groundnut 1200-1300 Coconut 1200-1800 Gingely 1500-1850 Castor 1000-1100 Sunflower 1200-1300 Butter 4500-6000 Ghee 4400-4600 SUGAR: (per quintal) Rs 3900-4100 COMMODIT... read..
 

Rajya Sabha witnesses rebuttal between Centre, Congress over PM Modi, H1B Visa

New Delhi [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Countering Congress' claim of no mention of IT professionals in the joint statement issued by India and United States following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that extensive di... read..
 

Circular banning govt officials visiting residences of elected representatives will be modified: Goa CM

Panaji | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 IST
The Goa government has decided to modify the circular banning government officials visiting the residences of elected representatives in the state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here. Responding to a calling attention motion moved by Lea... read..
 

Karnataka CM writes to PM Modi over disparity in allocation of SDRF

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raising issues of disparity in allocation of State Disaster Relief Funds (SDRF) allocated to each state, for the five years from 2015-16 to 2019-20 under the 14th Fin... read..
 

Modi calls on President-elect Kovind

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called on President-elect Ram Nath Kovind and greeted him after his victory in the Presidential election.... read..
 

Tej Pratap's BP petrol pump will not belong to him: Sushil Modi

Patna (Bihar) [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday asserted that a Bharat Petroleum petrol pump on Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav's name will not belong to him anymore.... read..
 

UK's CDS to visit India this week, push Modi's 'Make in India' drive

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
In order to strengthen the UK-India Defence cooperation and build upon the already robust defence framework, which shape the close ties between the two largest democracies of the world, the United Kingdom's Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) Air Chief Mars... read..
 

Science, technology and innovation keys to India's progress: PM Modi

New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a meeting with top scientific officials of the Government of India and asserted that science, technology and innovation are the keys to progress and prosperity of India.... read..
 

PM Modi and Rahul -- both -- working to bring an end to Congress: BJP lawmaker

New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 IST
The BJP member Virendra Singh today sparked off a major row in the Lok Sabha when he said both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi were dutifully fulfilling the "wishes" of Mahatma Gandhi as both were working to bury ... read..
 

Leaders urge Modi government to pass a bill against lynching (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Leaders of different political parties on Wednesday extended their support to a draft bill against lynching prepared by a civil society organisation and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get it passed in the ongoing Monsoon Session of parliament.... read..
 

CM Vijayan writes to PM Modi on DU admission problems being faced by Kerala students

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday wrote letters to both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar in which he expressed his concern over students from his state facing discrimination whi... read..
 

PM Modi's warning to cow vigilantes has no ground impact: JD (U)

New Delhi/ Patna [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed anger over soaring incidents of cow vigilantism and urged state governments to keep "anti-social elements" under check, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Wednesday questioned the sincerity of his remarks, saying ... read..
 

BJP MPs briefed about GST, Modi's US, Israel visit (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday briefed the BJP parliamentary party on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US and Israel while Finance Minister Arun Jaitley briefed them on the GST and said that prices of goods have come down ... read..
 

RSS trying to change lifestyles, PM Modi should intervene: Kerala CM

Thiruananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention against those who take law... read..
 

Tharoor appreciates PM Modi's move against bouquets on tours

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has expressed his appreciation after the Centre issued a directive to stop gifting Prime Minister Narendra Modi... read..
 

India modifies definition of blindness to give correct picture

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST
The definition of blindness has been modified, in line with WHO norms, to give a correct status of its prevalence in India as the older standard showed the country with a higher level compared to its Southeast Asian neighbours, parliament was told on Tues... read..
 

Modi praises NDA's Vice President candidate Naidu

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised the NDA Vice President candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu and said it will be for the first time that a person with a long experience of the Rajya Sabha would occupy that post.... read..
 

Regulatory Policy for genetically modified crops need of the hour : Prof Swaminathan

Chennai | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Eminent agricultural scientist and MSSRF Founder M S Swaminathan today said it was high time a regulatory policy was developed with regard to genetically modified crop varieties. In a statement here, he said the Supreme Court has urged the Union Gove... read..
 

Modi welcomes Australia to Intenational Solar Alliance

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday welcomed Australia to the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and said its membership will provide a great boost to the initiative.... read..
 

Australia's membership will provide great boost to International Solar Alliance: PM Modi

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Welcoming Australia's joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the former's membership will provide a great boost to the alliance.... read..
 

Wholesale prices of Oils, Sugar, Commodities in APMC Market

Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jul 18 2017 IST
Following were the wholesale prices (per 10 kg) in the Bengaluru Oil market today. OIL: Groundnut 1200-1300 Coconut 1200-1800 Gingely 1500-1850 Castor 1000-1100 Sunflower 1200-1300 Butter 4500-6000 Ghee 4400-4600 SUGAR: (per quintal) Rs 3850-3960 COMMODIT... read..
 

PM Modi assured necessary aids for flood-hit Assam: CM Sonowal

New Delhi [India] | July 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday assured to provide relief materials and benefits for all those who have been affected with flood while saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi also guaranteed necessary aids for Assam.... read..
 

PM Modi hopes decisions are taken in spirit of GST - Growing Stronger Together

New Delhi [India] | July 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Ahead of the Monsoon Session in the Parliament all set to begin from today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said he hoped that all the parties would discuss and take decisions in the national interest, and in the spirit of the GST - Growing Stronge... read..
 

Now, Home Ministry says no more bouquet, but books, Khadi hanky to welcome PM Modi

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
As follow up of the observations made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a recent Mann-Ki-Baat programme that he should not be gifted bouquet and instead given a book or a single flower, the Union Home Ministry has issued an instruction to this effec... read..
 

714 MPs vote, a record 99 per cent voting reported: Modi first to exercise his right

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
A record estimated 99 per cent of polling was recorded in today's presidential elections held in Parliament premises and state Assemblies across the country, Returning Officer for the polls and Lok Sabha Secretary General Anoop Mishra said here today. He ... read..
 

Modi accused of hypocrisy over cow vigilantes

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of uttering "hypocritical rhetoric" on the violence unleashed by cow vigilantes and accused him of "running with the hare and hunting with the hounds".... read..
 

Naidu a fitting candidate for the post of Vice President: PM Modi

New Delhi [India | July 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asserted that Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu is a fitting candidate for the post of Vice President.... read..
 

Modi, Shah vote in Presidential election

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah were among the first to cast their votes in Parliament shortly after polling to elect India's 14th President began on Monday morning.... read..
 

Modi urges all parties to make monsoon session fruitful

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pointed at the importance of the monsoon session that will begin later during the day and urged all parties to work in the interest of the nation.... read..
 

Farmers lost access to their own money under Modi, KCR rule: Uttam

Karimnagar | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Capt N Uttam Kumar Reddy expressed deep concern over farmers not having access to their own money kept in bank accounts to invest the same in Kharif season. Addressing a public meeting in Manukond... read..
 

Modi Government to introduce 16 new Bills in Monsoon Session

New Delhi [India] | July 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will be introducing 16 new Bills in Monsoon Session of the Parliament that is beginning on Monday.... read..
 

Modi walks to Opposition benches, greets Sonia

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Opposition members, including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, in the Lok Sabha before the start of proceedings at the beginning of Parliament's monsoon session.... read..
 

Wholesale prices of Oils, Sugar, Commodities in APMC Market

Bengaluru | Monday, Jul 17 2017 IST
Following were the wholesale prices (per 10 kg) in the Bengaluru Oil market today. OIL: Groundnut 1200-1300 Coconut 1200-1800 Gingely 1500-1850 Castor 1000-1100 Sunflower 1200-1300 Butter 4500-6000 Ghee 4400-4600 SUGAR: (per quintal) Rs 3850-3960 COMMODIT... read..
 

Mamata hits out at Modi's 'diplomatic failure', Trinamool for China standoff debate

New Delhi/Kolkata |Monday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress has moved the Rajya Sabha for a "priority" discussion on stand-off with China in Doklam area in Sikkim sector as party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at the Narendra Modi government for India's "deter... read..
 

Modi thanks parties for dignified President's poll campaign

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked all political parties for a very dignified campaign for the July 17 presidential election.... read..
 

Modi condoles deaths of Amarnath yatris

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the deaths of Amarnath Yatris in a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

PM Modi expresses pain at road mishap killing Amarnath Yatris

New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed pain at the loss of lives of Amarnath Yatris due to a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir. "My thoughts are with the families of the deceased," he said in a tweet. "I pray that those injured in the bus accident i... read..
 

Sonia attacks Modi government, seeks conscience vote in presidential poll

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Narendra Modi government, saying the country cannot be hostage to those "who wish to impose upon it a narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision" as she called for conscience vote in the presidential... read..
 

Modi says confident about Kovind's victory

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST
A day before voting in the presidential election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said NDA's nominee Ram Nath Kovind has the support of 40 parties and expressed confidence about his victory.... read..
 

Sonia seeks conscience vote in presidential poll, attacks Modi government (Lead)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
In a last-minute appeal ahead of Monday's presidential election, Congress President Sonia Gandhi called for "conscience vote" while attacking the Narendra Modi government for trying to impose "narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision" on the country.... read..
 

PM Modi directs State Govts. to fight against violence in name of cow vigilantism

New Delhi [India] | July 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, while addressing the floor of leaders of parties of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha here today, said that for preserving the institution of Democracy in India, it is importa... read..
 

Strict actions to be taken against cow vigilante groups, PM Modi tells all-party meet

New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that strict actions will be taken against anyone indulging in lawlessness in the name of cow vigilante. Briefing reporters at the end of all-party meeting convened by the government, Parliamentary Affairs Minist... read..
 

Modi pursuing a frenetic pace of engagement with world leaders, says a new book

New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 16 2017 IST
Notwithstanding allegations from various quarters against him, a new book quotes a student-days 'friend' of Prime Minister and asserts that charges against Narendra Modi of being anti-any particular community are far from true. "We stayed in the same host... read..
 

PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Amarnath bus

New Delhi [India | July 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief over the loss of lives in the bus accident which took place earlier in the day in Jammu.... read..
 

'Communal violence in the name of cow' can't be tolerated: Modi (Lead)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the "issue of communal violence in the name of cow protection" needed to be tackled sternly and asked state governments to act "very tough" against those taking law in their own hands.... read..
 

Amarnath bus accident: PM Modi announces ex-gratia for kin of deceased

New Delhi [India] | July 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs. two Lakh to the kin of those who lost their lives in the bus accident in Ramban area of Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Communal violence over cow protection must be curbed sternly: Modi (Roundup)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 8:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged state governments to act tough against "anti-social elements" who break law and sought opposition support to tackle the "issue of communal violence in the name of cow protection".... read..
 
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