Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches ‘Fit India Movement’,says it will lead India towards healthy future

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Fit India’ Movement’ on Thursday, saying the initiative is the need of the hour and will take the country towards a healthier future. At a colourful ceremony, which included a presentation of India’s indigenous martial art forms, dances and sports, Modi said technology has contributed to a […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles demise of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the demise of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur, saying he continuously worked to strengthen the party. Gaur passed away due to cardiac arrest in Bhopal Wednesday morning. He was 89. Modi said Gaur served people for decades and transformed the state. “From Jana Sangh […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for Bhutan on two-day visit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for Bhutan on a two-day state visit to promote the “time-tested friendship” between the two countries. In his departure statement issued on Friday, the prime minister said his visit to the Himalayan nation in the beginning of the current term reflects the high importance his government […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his 51st birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his birthday and prayed for his good health and long life. “Birthday greetings to Delhi CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal. Praying for his good health and long life,” Modi tweeted. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor, who turned 51 on Friday, responded […]

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Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat resigns as Congress in-charge of Assam

New Delhi: Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat announced his resignation as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam on Thursday, taking moral responsibility of the party’s poor show in the north-eastern state in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha polls. Rawat said as the in-charge of party affairs in Assam, he was responsible for the below-par […]

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Uttar Pradesh cracks whip on corrupt police officials

New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has started an operation to screen corrupt police officials who will be asked to take compulsory retirement, the state’s top cop said Thursday. “The idea is to refurbish the image of the state police. As part of of the clean-up efforts, corrupt policemen will be asked to take compulsory […]

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Fresh triple talaq bill introduced in Lok Sabha, opposition members protest

New Delhi: The government on Friday introduced the fresh triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha amid vehement protests by opposition members who claimed that it was violative of the Constitution The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019 became the first legislation to be tabled in Parliament by the Narendra Modi dispensation […]

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan trolled online for seating gaffe at SCO summit in Bishkek

New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan broke the diplomatic protocol at the opening ceremony of the SCO Summit here when he sat down even as all other leaders, including his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, were standing, an embarrassing gaffe for which he was trolled online. In a video shared on the official Twitter handle […]

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Lt Governor Kiran Bedi to attend swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi

New Delhi : Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi will attend the May 30 swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister for the second term. An official source said Bedi left here for Delhi Tuesday. The Lt Governor will in the meanwhile complete three years in office on Wednesday, but will not be in […]

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Election 2019 : Modi at his first media event diverts questions to Shah, asserts BJP will be back in power

New Delhi: In his first appearance at a press conference, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted in opening remarks that the BJP will come back to power with a full majority on its own, but refused to take any questions, citing party discipline. In a surprised move, Modi showed up on the dais for a scheduled […]

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