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  • Corruption has become identity of Odisha government: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Jharsuguda: With Lok Sabha and assembly elections not far away in Odisha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government saying so many scams have surfaced in the state where corruption and delay in decisions have become its identity and was hampering development. He also criticised the Naveen Patnaik government for opting out of the Centre’s ambitious health insurance scheme that is to be rolled out on Sunday.

  • PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Rs 13000 crore Talcher fertiliser project

    Talcher: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the Rs 13,000 crore-project to revive the Talcher fertiliser plant will for the first time see coal being converted into gas for use as feedstock and for producing neem-coated urea. The project, which will start production in 36 months, will help cut import of natural gas and fertiliser and make India self-reliant, he said. “Our aim is to take India to new heights of growth,” he said

  • De-Modi-tisation! Crorepati PM Narendra Modi’s assets: The complete breakdown

    According to latest information by PMO, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has both movable and immovable assets worth Rs 2.28 crore, As per information, the PM holds a little under Rs 50,000 in hard cash and a little over Rs 1 crore in banks, as of March 31, 2018. Meanwhile, it is to be noted that PM Modi owns no car in his name.

  • India, Bangladesh members of same family: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described India and Bangladesh as members of the same family while inaugurating with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina a pipeline project and a railway project connecting the two countries. “Geographically we may be neighbours, but in our hearts we are members of the same family,” Modi said while addressing the event via video-conferencing from New Delhi. “We have shown the world, what can be achieved when

  • Former Defence Minister A.K. Antony accuses PM Narendra Modi of compromising national security in Rafale deal

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “gravely compromising national security and defence preparedness” by reducing to 36 the number of Rafale fighter jets purchased from France. “In 2000, the Indian Air Force (IAF) told the then NDA government that they require at least 126 fighter aircraft. With threats looming on both eastern and western borders, modern air power is very crucial.”In the present context, the

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns teacher for school children at Varanasi

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 68 on Monday, donned the hat of a teacher during his visit to Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, as he interacted with students at a primary school in Narur village here and gave them tips on life. Soon after his arrival at the Babatpur airport where he was received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and senior BJP leaders, he went on a chopper to Dereka

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    Pakistan to present mini-budget on September 18, says PM Imran Khan

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Finance Minister Asad Umer will present the Mini-Budget on Tuesday. During his meeting with the owners of Pakistani media outlets in the southern port city of Karachi, Imran Khan called for austerity measures to curtail the country’s expenses. He also stressed the need for eliminating corruption from the society. He further stated that austerity and corruption elimination aspects were the topmost priorities

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    Wishes pour in for PM Narendra Modi on his birthday

    New Delhi: Birthday greetings and wishes have started pouring in from early morning on Monday for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 68th birthday. President Ram Nath Kovind extended birthday greetings to the Prime Minister and wished for his long life. “Birthday greetings to our Prime Minister @narendramodi. Wish him a long life and many years of dedicated service to the people of the country,” tweeted the President.

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    Congress failed to play role of opposition: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lashed out at the Congress, saying they have failed to play the role of opposition after its defeat in 2014 general elections. “In last four years, truth of Congress and its associates have been revealed. Earlier public removed them due to their failure to deliver good governance, inefficiency to take decision and corruption. Now they have failed to play the role of opposition,” said Prime

  • Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy meets PM Narendra Modi, seeks Rs 1,199 crore as flood relief

    New Delhi: A high-level delegation from Karnataka led by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday and sought a relief of Rs 1,199 crore for flood-hit seven districts of the state. The delegation also apprised the prime minister of the prevailing drought-like situation in 17 of the total 30 districts in the state. The delegation comprised former prime minister H D Deve Gowda, Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara, and ministers HD

  • Banking with India Post

    The biggest reason in favour of India Post Payments Bank is that it will save nearly three lakh postmen and over 155,000 branches from redundancy. With the demand for postal services falling shortly following technological advances and the near-universal availability of cell phones and internet services, there was little work left for postmen. Private courier services providing efficient services at reasonable costs had further cut sharply into the business of post offices.

  • PM Modi launches India post payments bank, blames UPA government for bad loan mess

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday blamed ‘phone-a-loan’ scam of the previous UPA government for the bad loans in the banking sector and said every penny given at the behest of ‘namdars’ (dynasts) will be recovered. Speaking at a function to launch the payments bank of the postal department, he said a majority of bank funds during the previous regime were reserved only for rich who were close to a particular family. Against

  • Work on developing critical technologies for human space mission began in 2004: ISRO chief K Sivan

    New Delhi: India’s space agency ISRO began work on developing critical technologies to send humans to space way back in 2004 but the project was not on the “priority list”, its chief K Sivan said today. However, the political decision to take the project forward was taken by the government, Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Jitendra Singh added.