India rejects Pakistan report claiming ready for talks

India today rejected a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar made no such reference in their response to congratulatory messages from their counterparts in that country. Continue Reading

Will put in best efforts to serve country, says Amit Shah

Inducted in the Modi government as a Cabinet minister, BJP president Amit Shah yesterday said he will put his best efforts to serve the country and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for reposing faith in him. Continue Reading

UP gets maximum berths in Modi 2.0 Cabinet

The second Narendra Modi-led government has the maximum representation of 10 faces from the politically crucial Uttar Pradesh, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi who represents Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, followed by seven from Maharashtra and six from Bihar. Continue Reading

Modi’s second innings start; World leaders reach Delhi

Modi said Vajpayee would have been very happy to see the BJP get such a great opportunity to serve people. “Motivated by Atal Ji’s life and work, we will strive to enhance good governance and transform lives,” the PM said. Continue Reading

Modi meets Jaitley after his decision to opt out of new govt

Hours after Arun Jaitley announced decision not to seek a ministerial position in Modi 2.0 government due to health reasons, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday visited him at his residence, a move that reflects the importance attached to the senior leader. Continue Reading

Ahead of swearing in, Modi pays tribute to Gandhi, Vajpayee

Ahead of being sworn in as the prime minister for the second consecutive term, Narendra Modi today morning paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and BJP veteran late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Continue Reading

What’s wrong with Congress? Should the party look beyond ‘Gandhi’ family?

“The travails people went through after demonetisation were forgotten. Congress should made it a bigger poll issue. And even Congress’ master plan NYAY was not well highlighted.” Continue Reading

Modi only PM, after Nehru & Indira, to come back to power with full majority

After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi is the third prime minister of the country who has been able to retain power for a second term with full majority in Lok Sabha. Continue Reading