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India, Britain ask Pakistan to act against terrorists

New Delhi: Britain on Monday joined India in asking Pakistan to act against terrorists who perpetrated the 2008 Mumbai and 2016 Pathankot terror attacks, and reaffirmed its commitment to back India’s bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. In a joint statement after their meeting here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting

Modi asks diaspora, first develop India

Punjab BJP gears up for polls, Modi to address rally in Dec

Chandigarh: Gearing up for the upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab, BJP has planned a rally to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December, besides a program where party chief Amit Shah will address booth-level workers in the state. With Congress and AAP accusing the SAD-BJP government of having failed on all fronts, BJP

Modi launches scheme to provide free LPG connections to poor

Ballia (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a Rs 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG connections to poor families as he attacked previous governments for just paying lip service to reducing poverty. Calling himself ‘Shramik No.1’ (Worker No.1), he listed out initiatives taken by his government for the welfare of

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PM shakes hands with Oppn leaders in RS; new MPs take oath

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today freely mingled with leaders of various opposition parties as he attended the Rajya Sabha proceedings. Modi arrived few minutes before the Upper House proceedings began and went around greeting opposition leaders seated in the front rows. He greeted Congress leaders A K Antony, Anand Sharma and Pramod Tiwari,

Modi’s unkept promises embolden ‘tinpot’ Kanhaiya: Shiv Sena

Mumbai: The unfulfilled election promises of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have emboldened even a ‘tinpot’ like JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar to criticise him, the Shiv Sena said on Monday. “Modi had made tall pre-elections promises: return of black money lying abroad, creating 20 million jobs every year, ‘achhe din’, and other things. After

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Hope parliament will function smoothly: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed hope that the parliament session beginning on Monday will transact its business smoothly. “In the last session also we transacted important business. Most of them were on financial issues. The satisfaction about it reflected in the face of our members. I hope similarly business will be transacted

PM to launch Rs 8K cr scheme for free LPG connections to poor

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on May 1 launch an ambitious Rs 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG connections to BPL families using the money saved from 1.13 crore cooking gas users voluntarily giving up their subsidies. Modi will launch the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Ballia in Uttar Pradesh

Maharashtra developer apologises to PM, CM for misusing their names

Pune: The Maple Group here on Thursday tendered its “sincere and deepest apologies” to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Pune Guardian Minister Girish Bapat for creating wrong perceptions through advertisements for cheap homes. “We express sincere and deepest apologies for any harm/inconvenience, caused to them due to the wrong perception

India will rule the 21st century, the era of knowledge: PM

Katra (J-K): India will rule the 21st century which is the era of knowledge and with 800 million youths below the age of 35 years, the dream of every young person can become a progress story of this country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said. Addressing the fifth convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University

PM inaugurates superspeciality hospital in Katra   

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi todaydedicated the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital to the people of Jammu and Kashmir in Katra belt of Reasi district. The 230-bed hospital has been set up by the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board with an investment of about Rs 300 crore at Kakryal near Katra. At

Modi govt has ditched farmers, says state Congress president

Mandi: Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee President, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Sunday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government for backtracking from the poll promise regarding doubling the income of farmers. He asked the Central government to implement the recommendation of Swaminathan Committee. Sukhu was addressing a public meeting at Drang under statewide campaign, ‘Modi

Modi attacks Mamata over rant against poll panel

Krishnanagar (West Bengal): Ridiculing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her rant against the Election Commission (EC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday also accused her of misusing the state machinery. “On the brink of defeat, the Trinamool has lost its senses, Mamata and her party have accepted defeat and that is why she

PM to inaugurate hospital at Katra on Apr 19

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to nation Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital at Kakryal, near Katra, in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. “Prime Minister will dedicate SMVDN Superspeciality hospital, Kakryal and Sports complex (Katra) on April 19, to nation” Chief Executive Officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), A

Fierce fight over ‘usurping’ Ambedkar legacy

MODI SPEAKS  We believe that social harmony can be achieved only by following the path shown by Baba Saheb. I feel proud to work at the feet of Baba Saheb.  If the son of a woman, who used to fetch water in others’ houses could become the Prime Minister, the credit for it goes to