Sonia hits out at Modi over delay in Winter Session, making ‘false promises’

Sonia hits out at Modi over delay in Winter Session, making ‘false promises’

India’s opposition Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, centre, and other Congress party lawmakers shout slogans against the government during a protest in the parliament premises, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (AP Photo File/ Manish Swarup)   New Delhi, November 20 (IANS) Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for delaying the Winter […]

Modi’s silence doesn’t augur well for India’s democracy

Modi’s silence doesn’t augur well for India’s democracy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi listens to a speech during the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries in Xiamen in southeastern China’s Fujian Province, Sept. 5, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Schiefelbein/Pool   By Saket Suman IANS | November 18 Even as camera-friendly and Internet-savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi waxes eloquent on his “Beti Padhao Beti Bachao” […]

Time for Asean, India to fight terrorism together: Modi

Time for Asean, India to fight terrorism together: Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with other world leaders in a group photograph, at the 15th ASEAN-India Summit, in Manila, Philippines on November 14. (PIB Photo)   Manila, November 14 (IANS): Backing a rules-based regional security architecture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday favoured India and the Asean grouping coming together for a joint fight […]

Editorial freedom should be used in public interest: Modi

Editorial freedom should be used in public interest: Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the World Food India 2017, in New Delhi on November 03, 2017.   Chennai, November 6 (IANS) Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Monday said that editorial freedom should be used in public interest and urged the newspapers to devote space to […]

World Bank ranking is recognition for our work: Modi

World Bank ranking is recognition for our work: Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the CEO, World Bank, . Kristalina Georgieva, at Ease of Doing Business event, at the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, in New Delhi on November 04. (PIB Photo)   New Delhi, November 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India has improved 42 ranks on the World Bank’s ease […]

Congress, a laughing club out on bail for corruption: Modi

  Kangra, November 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tore into the Congress government in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, saying the party leadership had made itself a “laughing club” that vows zero tolerance towards graft but was out on bail on corruption charges.   “We all need to look at the Congress. We should […]

Gabbar and Modi

Moa Jamir   Despite apprehension, Narendra Modi was heralded as a whiff of fresh air when he was elected to the office of the Prime Minister with a record electoral margin. For many, it was a detour from the old dispensation and his popular slogan of ‘Achhe din’ (good days) through ‘Sabka saath, sabka vikas’ […]

Modi blasts Cong on Chidambaram’s autonomy remark

Modi blasts Cong on Chidambaram’s autonomy remark

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at Shri Manjunatha Swamy Temple, at Dharmasthala, in Karnataka on October 29, 2017. (PIB Photo)   Bengaluru/Srinagar, October 29 (PTI) Congress leader P Chidambaram’s advocacy of greater autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir prompted a fierce attack on the party by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who today accused it of “shamelessly” […]

Modi expresses concern over diabetes in children, urges healthy lifestyle

Modi expresses concern over diabetes in children, urges healthy lifestyle

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI File Photo)   New Delhi, October 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed concerns over children diagnosed with lifestyle diseases like diabetes and urged families to maintain a healthy lifestyle by doing regular physical activities and yoga.   “Diseases that would earlier occur in old age only are […]

Modi seeks healthy media debate on democracy in political parties

New Delhi, October 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the media to debate democracy and the democratic values of political parties for transparency in the evolution of their leadership and in their recruitment.   “You (the media) show us what we need to focus on. Democracy in political parties is something that […]

Look beyond books, connect with people: PM to young civil servants

Look beyond books, connect with people: PM to young civil servants

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers a speech during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor   Mussoorie (Ukd), October 27 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked trainee officers of the civil services to look beyond books and develop the ability of connecting with people […]

Time for Ayurveda-led ‘health revolution’, says Modi

Time for Ayurveda-led ‘health revolution’, says Modi

FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering during his visit to Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad, India, June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files   New Delhi, October 17 (PTI) Underscoring the importance of Ayurveda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said time has come for a “health revolution” under the aegis of the traditional medicine […]

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