Tag: PM Narendra Modi

Koregaon-Bhima chargesheet: Activists conspired to kill PM, topple government

IANS apologises to PM Modi for using expletive in news story

Indo-Asia News Agency found itself amid a pool of controversy after the wire news agency had put up a story about the Union Cabinet approving a new pro-farmer scheme, using an expletive to describe Prime Minister Narendra Modi in it. Here pic.twitter.com/mkd5z7tqE4 — Nishant Saxena (@nishant9717) September 13, 2018 The[Read More…]

#BharatBandh tops worldwide trends on Twitter

While Congress held its nationwide shutdown raising many concerns over hike in fuel prices under PM Narendra Modi governance, the ‘#BharatBandh’ trend stood first on the Twitter’s Worldwide Trends list. The social media platform was flooded with news, posts and messages using #BharatBandh, #MehangiPadiModiSarkar. Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi has[Read More…]

“Modi has different yardsticks for BJP,” says Sibal in latest book

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has different yardsticks while dealing with corruption charges against BJP leaders and those in opposition who are targeted and humiliated by investigation agencies, says former Union minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal. “Our judiciary too is under attack. But the most worrisome aspect of this government’s disdain[Read More…]

Congress flays Modi govt over excise duty on petroleum products

Congress flays Modi govt over excise duty on petroleum products

Hitting out at the Narendra Modi government for the rise in petroleum prices, the Congress on Tuesday said even though prices of petroleum products across the world have gone down with the international prices declining, excise duties have been increased many times. “During the UPA government, the international crude oil prices were double the present rates, but our excise duties were much lower. “Now[Read More…]

An Olympian sports minister

An Olympian sports minister

Rajyavardhan Rathor, a 48-year-old sports minister, was on roll over the social media after his photos with sports persons from Asian Games at Jakarta went viral. Suited up in formals, the sports minister Rathore was seen having meal with other players irrespective of his VIP political badge. The Union Minister[Read More…]

India wings first biofuel-powered flight

India wings first biofuel-powered flight

SpiceJet airlines planned to operate a turboprop, Q-400, from Dehradun to Delhi on August 27, using biofuel as a sustainable alternative, making India the first developing nation to make such an initiative after countries like United States and Australia. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat flagged off the flight in[Read More…]

India, South Africa sign three agreements

India, South Africa sign three agreements

India and South Africa signed three agreements, including in the areas of agriculture and space cooperation, following bilateral talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the annual BRICS Summit here. Addressing the media, Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said that[Read More…]

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