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    Forbes: PM Modi among 10 most powerful people in the world

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the world by Forbes in a list that has been topped for the first time ever by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who dethroned Russian President Vladimir Putin as the most influential person on the planet.

  • Sonia plunges into epic battle

    With Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi having joined battle against the BJP mascot Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Karnataka, the Congress-BJP war has touched epic proportions. Both bigwigs were in the same region on Tuesday, sharply attacking each other with no holds barred. Considering that Sonia Gandhi is in indifferent health and has desisted from electioneering for nearly two years, this visit to a region from which she was once elected to the

  • Foes turn friends while jockeying for power

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had electrified the Gujarat electoral campaign in the last stages of the Assembly elections there and wrested the advantage over the Congress. Likewise, in Karnataka, which is heading for a prestigious battle on May 12, Modi’s fiery oratory and charisma seem poised to wipe out the purported lead that the Congress had gained.


    Congress pursuing divide and rule policy: Prime Minister Narendra Modi   

    Vijayapura: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused the Congress of pursuing the policy of “divide and rule”, and asserted the party would be uprooted from Karnataka in the Assembly elections. Modi lashed out at the Siddaramaiah government over alleged corruption, saying there is not a single minister who is not facing allegations of financial wrongdoing.

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    Bullet Train: MNS disrupts Mumbai-Ahmedabad route survey in Maharashtra

    Thane (Maharashtra): Toughening its stand, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Monday disrupted and blocked a land survey that was being attempted near Shil-phata here for the upcoming Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project, a dream venture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Universal electrification: Myth or reality?

    In a significant development, the government announced on April 29 that the electrification work of all inhabited villages in India has been completed. There are 597,464 inhabited census villages in India. This means that all the inhabited villages have now joined the country’s mainline electricity supply network. Rural electrification has been the cornerstone of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development agenda. In his Independence Day speech on August 15, 2015, Modi had announced

  • PM Narendra Modi plans three ‘surprise gifts’ for Nepal

    Kathmandu: During his two-day state visit to Nepal starting May 11, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce three separate “surprise gifts” for Kathmandu, Janakpur and Muktinath Temple.

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    Karnataka Elections 2018: Manmohan Singh blast PM Modi for ‘disastrous policies’, ‘economic mismanagement’

    Bengaluru: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh today launched a scathing attack on the Modi government for its “disastrous policies” and “economic mismanagement”, and said the country was facing crises that were avoidable. Singh attacked the government over a series of banking sector frauds, saying the money swindled almost quadrupled from Rs 28,416 crore in September 2013 to Rs 1.11 lakh crore in September 2017.

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    PM Narendra Modi’s comments on Mahadayi row to confuse Karnataka voters: Congress

    Panaji: The Congress in Goa has alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks made in Karnataka on the contentious Mahadayi river issue were to confuse voters on the eve of elections in the neighbouring state. During a poll rally in Karnataka last week, Modi claimed that the then Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, had said during Goa Assembly polls in 2007 that her party was “committed” to not allowing the southern state its

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    Atrocities on Dalits didn’t occur during Vajpayee’s rule: Congress

    Shimoga: Days ahead of the Karnataka Assembly Election, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that during former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s rule incidents of mob lynching and atrocities on Dalits did not happen.

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    Kannadigas pine for political stability

    Electioneering for the Karnataka State Assembly polls has reached its final lap and by the time we meet in this column next Monday, the voting in the state would have been over and all eyes would have set on May 15, when the counting of ballot is scheduled to take place all over Karnataka. This is an hour of anxiety and stress for all parties in the fray, particularly the Bharatiya Janata

  • Israeli PM  briefs Modi on Iran’s N-breaches

    Jerusalem : Drumming up international support for his call to “fix” or “nix” the Iran nuclear deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reached out to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to update him on the recent developments.