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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Government withdraws former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s SPG cover

New Delhi: The government has withdrawn the SPG protection given to former prime minister Manmohan Singh following a review by multiple security agencies, officials said on Monday. Singh, who was India’s prime minister from 2004 and 2014, will continue to enjoy Z plus security cover — one of the highest — to be given by […]

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Rahul Gandhi recalls former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s achievements in IT, telecom

New Delhi: Remembering former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday recalled one of his achievements in bringing the information technology and telecom revolution in the country. He said to celebrate his father’s 75th birth anniversary, the Congress will organise memorial events across the country. The former prime minister’s birth anniversary falls […]

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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 prime minister Manmohan Singh files Rajya Sabha nomination from Rajasthan

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh filed nomination papers for the bypoll to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Tuesday. Singh filed four sets of nomination papers in the chamber of returning officer in Rajasthan Assembly and expressed gratitude to the Congress party for nominating him. He condoled BJP leader Madan Lal Saini’s death in […]

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Rajya Sabha needs to discuss powers of judiciary, legislature and

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said the House needs to discuss the powers and limitations of the three-pillars of democracy — judiciary, legislature and executive — as a member made a strong case for an all-India examination for selection of judges in high courts and the Supreme Court. Raising the […]

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PM Modi Said : Oppn alliance of ‘opportunists’ will fail in their mission

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday slammed the SP-BSP-RLD tie-up, saying the alliance of “opportunists” wants a helpless government because its mantra is ‘Jaat, paat japna; janata ka maal apna’. He was speaking at an election rally here, a day after filing his nomination from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat for a second […]

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Rahul Gandhi Said – ‘ Prime Minister’s Defence on Pricing of Rafale Deal Demolished ‘

New Delhi: Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Rafale issue, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday cited a media report to claim that the PM’s argument of better pricing and faster delivery of the jets to defend the deal has been “demolished”. His attack came after a report in The […]

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After Rahul Gandhi’s “Bharat Mata” Jibe PM Modi Hits Back With ‘Fatwa’ Taunt

JAIPUR: Crisscrossing Rajasthan on the last day of campaigning before Friday”s elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi both of whom are in Rajasthan campaigning for their respective parties, launched scathing attacks against each other. Campaigning at Alwar this morning, Gandhi hit out at Modi for his alleged failure said PM is never short of hailing the […]

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