Tag: Narendra Modi

World

PM Modi Meets President Putin; Discusses Issues of Mutual Interests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum and discussed ways to further cement the special and privileged Strategic Partnership between the two ...
September 4, 2019
India

Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Passes Away at 66

Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away at the age of 66 on Saturday, a week after he was admitted to AIIMS following complaints of breathlessness and restlessness. Jaitley had been ...
August 24, 2019
World

After call with Modi, Trump dials Imran Khan, asks to ...

U.S. President Donald Trump has in a telephonic conversation urged Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to “moderate rhetoric” with India over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in an effort to reduce tensions. Trump’s call ...
August 20, 2019
India

Sonia Gandhi Named Interim Congress Chief after CWC Meeting

Sonia Gandhi was named interim Congress president on Saturday, returning to the helm after almost 20 months. The announcement was made late on Saturday night after the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party’s topmost body, ...
August 10, 2019
India

“If They Want Me To Intervene…”: Donald Trump Rakes Up ...

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said it was up to India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue but he was ready to assist if the two countries wanted him to help in resolving ...
August 2, 2019
India

Triple Talaq Bill Passed By Parliament

Parliament on Tuesday approved the bill that makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence, after the contentious legislation was passed by Rajya Sabha following non-aligned BJD extending support and NDA constituents JD-U and AIADMK walking ...
August 1, 2019
India

PM Modi To Address Two-Day Orientation Programme For BJP Lawmakers

A two-day orientation programme for the 303 newly elected BJP legislators and the 78 Rajya Sabha lawmakers will be organised on August 3-4 in Parliament library building. The aim is to impart training and enhancing ...
July 30, 2019
India

RAW Officer Johri Appointed As New BSF Director General

IPS officer V K Johri has been appointed as the next Director General (DG) of country’s largest border guarding force, BSF, an official order said Sunday. The order has been issued by the Appointments Committee ...
July 28, 2019
Chhattisgarh

Ex-Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Hospitalised In Gurgaon

Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh was admitted to a hospital in Gurgaon on Tuesday night. Mr Singh complained of chest pain at 11 pm last night, following which he was rushed to Medanta hospital ...
July 25, 2019
India

No Such Request Made by PM Modi: Jaishankar on Trump’s ...

Amid a massive controversy over US President Donald Trump’s claim on Kashmir mediation, India Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi never made any such request to the US leader and reiterated that Kashmir is a ...
July 23, 2019
India

Govt Presents 50-Day Report Card, Says ‘Walking The Talk’ On ...

Presenting a report card after completing 50 days in office, the government on Monday said it is already “walking the talk” on its promise of fast-paced development with “speed, skill and scale” being manifested in ...
July 22, 2019
India

Centre Asks Finance Panel To Consider Defence Funding Mechanism

The Narendra Modi government has asked the 15th finance commission to consider whether there ought to be a new mechanism for funding defence and internal security, which could potentially put pressure on states to cede ...
July 18, 2019
India

No Question of Privatisation of Railways, Clarifies Piyush Goyal, Says ...

Indian Railways has been in news over rumours of privatization over the last few days, however, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal recently informed Lok Sabha that there is no proposal to privatise the national transporter. The announcement ...
July 12, 2019
India

India calls for fast-tracking Maldives’s readmission to Commonwealth

India has called for fast-tracking of the process of re-admission of Maldives to the Commonwealth. The pitch was made by Foreign Minister S Jaishankar at the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meet in London on July 10-11. Maldives had severed its ties ...
July 12, 2019
India

PM Modi Pays Tributes to Jana Sangh Founder Syama Prasad ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes on Saturday to Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his 118th birth anniversary, saying his contribution to national integration will always be remembered. Modi described Mookerjee as a ...
July 6, 2019