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Congress paid lip service to poor among upper castes: Jaitley

Congress paid lip service to poor among upper castes: Jaitley

New Delhi, Hailing the Prime Minister’s decision to force the agenda for poverty-based reservation as the single greatest pro-poor step, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday accused the Congress of grudgingly supporting the bill for 10 per cent reservation for poor among the upper castes. “The Prime Minister’s decision to[Read More…]

Modi dubs Kumaraswamy punching bag of everyone in Karnataka

Modi to hold ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0’

New Delhi,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold his second “Pariksha Pe Charcha” on January 29, where students from high schools to college-going age will be able to interact with him. The event will be held at Talkatora Stadium and telecast live. “It is that time of the year again[Read More…]

No talks with AAP in Haryana, Punjab; decision on candidates and Delhi alliance soon: Congress

Modi a defeatist Prime Minister, says Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his television interview on the New Year Day, saying the reverse countdown for his government has begun and that he is a “defeatist PM” who cannot even say for sure whether he would be contesting the next election.[Read More…]

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina wins new term as Prime Minister

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina wins new term as Prime Minister

Dhaka, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to return for a new term in office as her party, Awami League (AL), has registered a landslide victory, Bangladesh’s Election Commission said on Monday. Hasina would become Prime Minister for an unprecedented fourth term after AL secured win in 259 constituencies[Read More…]

UK announces draft agreement with EU on Brexit

London: Negotiators from the United Kingdom and the European Union have formulated a draft Brexit agreement, the office of Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday. A special Cabinet meeting has been set for Wednesday to “consider the draft agreement the negotiating teams have reached in Brussels, and to decide on[Read More…]

Congress crying over demonetisation as it has lost money: Modi

Modi unveils ‘Statue of Unity’

Kevadia (Gujarat): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the 182-metre high ‘Statue of Unity’ in honour of country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and dedicated it to the nation. Built on Sadhu Bet Island on Narmada river, the imposing statue is touted to be the world’s tallest. The[Read More…]

Indian Air Force Day

Kovind, Modi, Rahul hail air warriors on 86th Air Force Day

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday extended their greetings on the occasion of the 86th Air Force Day. “We proudly honour our air warriors, veterans, and families of the Indian Air Force. They safeguard our skies with courage and[Read More…]

Opinion: Rahul Gandhi has to choose his words with care

“His thinking is anti-Dalit”: Rahul Gandhi on PM Modi

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the government’s anti-Dalit mindset became clear when Prime Minister Narendra Modi rewarded with re-employment a judge who diluted an act that sought to deter atrocities against the marginalized. He said the Bharatiya Janata Party and the governments it led at the[Read More…]

Parachuting leaders won't get ticket: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi questions Modi on ‘criminal’ BJP candidates

New Delhi: Launching a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday questioned his silence on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders facing corruption charges. “Dear Modi ji, You talk a lot. Problem is, your actions don’t match your words. Here’s a primer on your candidate[Read More…]

France best partner for India: Macron

New Delhi: French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said that France should be the best partner for India and the entry point to Europe. Macron, who arrived here on Friday on a four-day visit to India during the course of which he will co-chair the founding conference of the International[Read More…]

Our aim is social justice: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday set the goal to achieve social justice in India. He said the nation already has manpower, skill and resources, all it needs is to work on mission mode to bring about the positive change. With am aim to improve India’s standing in[Read More…]

Modi, Iran President discuss bilateral cooperation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed bilateral cooperation across a range of areas and regional issues during a meeting with Iran President Hassan Rouhani here. Modi welcomed Rouhani at the Hyderabad House here ahead of delegation-level talks between the two sides. “Both leaders held substantive and productive[Read More…]

Israeli police recommend charging PM Netanyahu with bribery

Jerusalem: Israeli police on Tuesday recommended charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in two separate corruption cases. After the month-long investigation, the police handed over their recommendation to Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, who will decide whether to press charges against the prime minister,[Read More…]

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