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Modi pays tribute to V.D.Savarkar on birth anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to right wing ideologue V.D. Savarkar on his 133 birth anniversary. “Bharat Ma ke saput aur anek logon ke prernasrot Veer Savarkar ki janam jayanti par unhain shat shat naman (I salute to the true son of Mother India and inspiration for many people Veer

‘There is mood of hope and development’

Saharanpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asserted that a mood of development and hope pervaded the country replacing hopelessness that prevailed under the UPA rule as he pitched his government as one dedicated to the poor and farmers which prevented the ‘loot’ of public money. Addressing the first of his four public rallies here

Two-thirds people happy with Modi government

New Delhi: About two-thirds of the people in a survey done by a citizen engagement platform said they are happy with the two years of the Narendra Modi-led government’s performance. A survey done by LocalCircles concluded its 20 point citizen poll with over 15,000 citizens voting on each question. According to the survey, 64 per

PMO asks for putting on hold bills on transgenders, drugs

New Delhi: Two key proposed social sector reforms which seek to protect the rights of transgenders and address the problem of drug abuse are unlikely to be introduced anytime soon, with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) putting them on hold for the time being. The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry had already completed inter-ministerial consultations

PM for weekly drought-proofing steps

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked 11 drought-hit states including Maharashtra to take measures on a weekly basis for drought-proofing of villages till the monsoon arrives in the first week of June. In the last two weeks, Modi has met separately the chief ministers of 11 drought-hit states such as Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh,

Shed ‘holier than thou’ attitude to resolve conflict: PM

Ujjain: Warning that global warming and terrorism have become the world’s biggest concerns, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that shedding the ‘holier-than- thou’ attitude is the key to overcoming these issues and resolving conflicts. “World’s biggest concerns are global warming and terrorism… the holier than thou attitude apparently is behind them,” Modi said

Drought-hit states seek `33,272 crore from Modi

KEY CONCERNS  As many as 28,000 villages in Maharashtra have been hit by drought.  Farmers in Uttar Pradesh have faced the onslaught of both hailstorm and drought.  Facing the worst drought in last four decades, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah sought additional `12,272 cr funds. New Delhi The governments of Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka have sought

Modi breaks silence, to punish chopper thieves

Hosur (TN): In his first public comments since the AgustaWestland issue broke out, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday dubbed the controversial deal a “chori” (theft) and indicated that the guilty, howsoever big, would not be spared. Without naming Congress, Modi also attacked the party which has launched a counter-attack on his government for dragging

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Only Modi, Bhagwat leading India: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday launched a scathing attack at the Narendra Modi government, saying the country was being run by only two persons — Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. Rahul said: “Anyone who dares to speak against them (Modi and Bhagwat) are charged with false allegations.” “Today in India,