Tag: Narendra Modi

Sarbananda Sonowal hails launch of indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant’s sea trials

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal has hailed the launching of sea trials of indigenous aircraft carrier ‘Vikrant’, India’s most complex warship...

View: Antony Blinken’s message from New Delhi to the Taliban was strong and purposeful

Antony Blinken’s first visit to India as secretary of State may have been short in duration, but it was long on delivery. Forward movement was...

India attempts to regain organic linkages with Uzbekistan with special focus on connectivity via Iran

India is trying to regain or re- establish the organic linkages, which were always there, between India and Uzbekistan and India and Central Asia throughout...

NSCN(IM) seeks PM Modi’s intervention to take peace talks to logical conclusion

Alleging that six years since it was inked Framework Agreement (FA) has not been implemented, NSCN-IM asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to appoint his representative...

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai indicates cabinet expansion would take some time

Indicating that expansion of his cabinet may take some time, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said he will discuss it with the party’s...

Centre, states should work as team to combat Covid pandemic, rise above politics: PM

With some opposition parties including the Congress skipping an all-party meeting on the COVID-19 management, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for the Centre...

View: Don’t fret, India remains pluralistic

In his column, ‘A Very Practical Secularism’ (July 14), Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar observed that ‘since BJP came to power in 2014, India has become...

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments on Day One of Monsoon Session; PM couldn’t introduce new ministers

Rajya Sabha witnessed repeated adjournments on Day One of the Monsoon session amidst uproar over various issues by MPs from Opposition parties who did not...

Delimitation Commission preparing draft report after J&K visit

Nearly a fortnight after its maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the Delimitation Commission has started working on a draft report on the proposed new...

Surprised, deeply disturbed over changes in pension rules, former civil servants write to PM

A group of 109 former civil servants on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over changes in pension rules, saying they were surprised and...

Boundary issues with Assam to be settled out of court: Arunachal CM Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu informed that Assam and Arunachal have in principle agreed to sort out the inter-state boundary issue out-of-court for which...

Japan trustworthy friend, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called Japan a trustworthy friend as he inaugurated here a convention centre constructed with the help of that country....

North East Council could be for states what NITI Aayog is for the country: Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu said North East Council (NEC) can be to north eastern states what the NITI Aayog is for the country...

View: The Cabinet shuffle marks political social distancing and getting implementers on board

There was a time in the hoary past when the media would give out ‘report cards’ to ministers, marking their performance according to what would...

Sarbananda Sonowal’s roller-coaster journey to a second time berth in Modi cabinet

Sarbananda Sonowal, who rose from the rough and tumble of student politics to assume the chief minister’s chair in Assam, is back for his second...

Modi cabinet reshuffle expected soon, BJP MPs asked to reach Delhi

Amid strong buzz in the political circle about possible reshuffle in the union cabinet later this week, first in the second term of the Narendra...

Ram Vilas Paswan’s birth anniversary: An occasion for LJP factions to flex their muscles

The battle for Ram Vilas Paswans legacy is being played out as his son Chirag and brother Pashupati Kumar Paras, heading two rival factions of...

UP district panchayat chief polls: Party-backed candidates won 67 of 75 seats, claims BJP

The Uttar Pradesh BJP has claimed that the party-backed candidates won 67 of 75 seats of the district panchayat chief, the voting for which was...

France begins judicial probe into Rafale deal with India: French media

A French judge has been appointed to lead a “highly sensitive” judicial investigation into alleged “corruption and favouritism” in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter...

NTPC Renewable Energy IPO to hit markets in 2022-23

NEW DELHI: State-run has plans to list its arm NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd in 2022-23, to raise funds for achieving its ambitious target of 60...

Over 2,000 children in Delhi lost either one or both their parents to COVID-19: DCPCR survey

Over 2,000 children in the city have lost either one or both their parents to the novel coronavirus infection, with 67 of them losing both...

President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone for Ambedkar memorial in Uttar Pradesh

President of India Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone of a memorial for Bhimrao Ambedkar being built by the BJP-ruled UP government in Lucknow...

UK Labour Party accused of ‘divisive’ politics with poll leaflet featuring PM Modi

The UK’s Opposition Labour Party was branded “divisive” and “anti-India” by Indian diaspora groups after a party leaflet for a by-election in northern England used...

Decision to bifurcate J-K and Ladakh as UTs bolstered national security: Rajnath Singh

The Union government’s “historic” decision to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as two separate union territories have bolstered national security and led to a...

First uncrewed mission of Gaganyaan in December: It’s race against time for ISRO now

The Indian Space Research Organisation is racing against time to launch the first uncrewed mission in December, as part of the human spaceflight programme ‘Gaganyaan’,...