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  • 10,000 men, air defence to secure Modi’s swearing-in

    New Delhi: An ‘impregnable’ air defence system in the sky and about 10,000 security personnel on the ground will guard heads of state and government and some 3,000 dignitaries attending Narendra Modi’s swearing in as the prime minister at Rashtrapati Bhavan here Monday.

  • Modi hails release of Indian fishermen

    New Delhi:  Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi praised Pakistan and Sri Lanka for freeing Indian fishermen from their jails ahead of his swearing in here Monday.

  • 75 foreign dignitaries to attend Modi’s swearing-in

    New Delhi:   The BJP Overseas Affairs Sunday said 75 of the 90 foreign dignitaries it invited from across the world have confirmed they will join in at Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony Monday.

  • Modi govt to bring out notification to bring back black money

    New Delhi : The government is expected to bring out a notification by next week for creation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) which will have “jurisdiction over all the cases” of unaccounted funds or black money stashed by Indians abroad.

  • Naxal held in Kanker in joint operation

    Raipur:  A naxal, carrying a reward on his head, was arrested during a joint search operation in Maoist-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday.

  • Harsh Vardhan demands full statehood for Delhi, from the new PM

    New Delhi : Delhi BJP president Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the first issue he will take up for the city with the new Prime Minister would be grant of full statehood to the national capital as it would help overcoming the problem of multiplicity of authorities.

  • Oommen Chandy to skip Narendra Modi’s swearing-in

    Thiruvananthpuram:  Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is not attending the swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister in New Delhi on Monday, citing pre-scheduled engagements in the state, which prompted the BJP to term the decision as “unfortunate”.

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    Rashid Alvi backs Modi’s decision to invite SAARC leader

    New Delhi:  Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Sunday backed Narendra Modi’s decision to invite heads of SAARC countries, including Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif, for his swearing-in, saying dialouge is the only way forward to solve problems.

  • Arrogant ministers to blame for Congress rout: Anil Shastri

    New Delhi:  Inaccessible and “arrogant ministers” were responsible for the Congress party’s rout in the Lok Sabha election, Congress Working Committee (CWC) member Anil Shastri said Sunday.

  • Vladimir Putin expresses interest to work closely with Modi

    St.Petersburg (Russia):  Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his country’s willingness to work closely with prime minister designate Narendra Modi and promised to strengthen  economic, military and technical cooperation .

  • Bhutan PM, B’desh speaker arrive for Modi’s swearing-in

    New Delhi: Prime Minister of Bhutan Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay and Bangladesh Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury arrived here today to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi tomorrow.

  • Lanka cannot mislead India under Modi, opposition says

    Colombo: Sri Lanka would no longer be able to mislead India under Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi like it had done with the previous Congress-led UPA government, the country’s main opposition party has said.

  • Utilise Lankan Prez visit to solve Tamils issue:CPIM to Centre

    Chennai: Amid strong opposition from all quarters to Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi’s invite to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for his swearing-in, CPI(M) today said the Centre should utilise this occasion for resolving the Lankan Tamils issue.

  • Modi to be sworn-in tomorrow

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi, who led BJP to an astounding victory in the Lok Sabha polls, will be sworn in as the Prime Minister tomorrow in the forecourt of the majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan at a grand function to be attended by foreign dignitaries including SAARC leaders.