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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Modi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday morning in his country’s first high-level engagement with India after Modi returned to power with a thumping election victory. Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar of the External Affairs Ministry tweeted: “Working together to further deepen our strategic partnership. Pompeo called on PM to

Our governments must work together, Kejriwal tells Modi

In a dramatic role reversal of his earlier confrontationist attitude, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said both the city and central governments must work together.”Assured full cooperation of Delhi government to develop Delhi, (the) capital city of India. It is important that Delhi government and Centre work

Modi performs yoga with 30,000 people in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed yoga along with around 30,000 people in Ranchi on Friday on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day.The session continued for around 45 minutes at the Prabhat Tara ground here. The Prime Minister first addressed the participants before the session began. “Yoga has always been associated with peace and

Modi wishes Rahul Gandhi on his birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wishes good health and a long life to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his birthday.Modi took to Twitter to convey his wishes to Rahul Gandhi, who turned 49 on Wednesday. “Best wishes to Shri Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and a long

Punjab seeks Centre’s help in foodgrain storage

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for permission to construct covered godowns for scientific storage of foodgrains to address the acute shortage of covered storage space in the state. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Amarinder Singh has urged him to direct the Union Food Ministry to “allow

TN CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and sought his support for various state-specific projects. Palaniswami, during the brief interaction, also presented him a memorandum on various development projects. Later, the chief minister took part in the fifth governing council meeting of NITI Aayog here.”The

Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka will strengthen ties: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed confidence that his visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka would further strengthen India’s cordial ties with the maritime neighbours. In his departure statement, the Prime Minister said he will meet President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the Maldives and the top Sri Lankan leadership in Colombo. “I am confident

Key Indian equity market indices open in green

Despite a muted trend in global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher ahead of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s swearing in ceremony later in the evening.The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 39,502.05 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 39,580.28 points. Minutes into trading, it was quoting

Modi, BJP leaders remember Savarkar on birth anniversary

Modi, BJP leaders remember Savarkar on birth anniversary : Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi was among several BJP leaders on Tuesday who remembered Hindutva philosopher Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his 136th birth anniversary.We bow to Veer Savarkar on his Jayanti. Veer Savarkar epitomises courage, patriotism and unflinching commitment to a strong India. He inspired many people

Modi in Varanasi: Thanksgiving, temple visit on itinerary

Prime Minister in-waiting Narendra Modi on Monday arrived here in his parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh to thank the people for reposing their faith in him and offer prayers at the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple. Modi, who flew in from Ahmadabad, was greeted by BJP President Amit Shah, Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Khan phones, Modi says terror has to end for peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on Sunday that creating trust and an environment free of terrorism were a must to foster peace and prosperity in the region. Modi made the remarks in a telephonic conversation after Khan telephoned him to congratulate the Indian leader on his victory in the parliamentary

EVM means 'Everyone Voted Modi', cheers Twitterati

EVM means ‘Everyone Voted Modi’, cheers Twitterati

As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitteratti on Thursday created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) — “Everyone Voted Modi” — and made it go viral. “EVM Everyone Voted Modi for Central and for YS Jagan in Andhra Pradesh,” tweeted one user. Another user tweeted:

Narendra Modi with big lead in Varanasi seat

Narendra Modi with big lead in Varanasi seat

The results of the concluding Lok Sabha elections in 7 states will be announced today. Under the Lok Sabha elections, the number of votes polled for 542 seats in the country has started this morning. The NDA is following in the initial trends. The matter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s seat is Varanasi, so here

‘Balakot air strike is a feather in India’s cap’

‘Balakot air strike is a feather in India’s cap’

Kusum Arora Garhshankar (Anandpur Sahib) May 16 Seeking second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP government on ‘national security’, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday invoked Balakot air strike and said that such an action against Pakistan terrorists was never, nor can it take place in the world. Rajnath Singh said that this

Punjab CM goes nostalgic with 1965 India-Pakistan war hero

Punjab CM goes nostalgic with 1965 India-Pakistan war hero

Invoking his Army background and participation in the 1965 India-Pakistan war, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday went nostalgic when he met an Army war veteran.The Chief Minister met Captain Mall Singh (retired) of 2 Sikh who had sustained nearly half a dozen bullet injuries as part of Charlie Company in the 1965 war.Captain

Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks central schemes, calls them failure

Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks central schemes, calls them failure

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government over what he called were their “failed policies”.In an about hour-long press conference, Sidhu claimed that most of the central government’s schemes have failed to attract success and have been a failure.Sidhu alleged that schemes like MUDRA have been

Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 cr for cyclone hit Odisha

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced an additional Rs 1,000 crore assistance for Odisha which has been ravaged by cyclone Fani.The union government had sanctioned Rs 381 crore last week, said Modi.Modi reviewed the relief and restoration measures being undertaken by government officials in the cyclone affected areas.The Prime Minister also announced to provide

Rahul slams Modi for calling Rajiv Gandhi corrupt

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Rajiv Gandhi a “corrupt” politician, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday criticized him for attacking his father and former Prime Minister who sacrificed his life for the country.”Modiji, the battle is over. Your karma awaits you. Projecting your inner beliefs about yourself onto my father won’t protect

Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa in public places

Shiv Sena demands ban on burqa in public places

 The Shiv Sena on Wednesday called for a ban on the use of burqa as it threw its weight behind a similar plan being mulled by the Sri Lankan government in the wake of the Easter terror strikes which claimed over 250 lives.It said that the ban – something similar which the party has proposed

President Kovind, Modi pay tribute to Jallianwala martyrs

Kovind, Modi pay tribute to Jallianwala martyrs

 President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh massacre.”A 100 years ago today, our beloved freedom fighters were martyred at Jallianwala Bagh. A horrific massacre, a stain on civilisation, that day of sacrifice can never be forgotten by India,” Kovind tweeted.” A 100 years