India has strengthened democracy, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India has strengthened and empowered its democracy in the last 70 years. Addressing members of both Houses of Parliament in the Central Hall of Parliament House, he also said that while 26 November is a happy occasion as India celebrates Constitution Day, it also reminds of the Mumbai terror attacks that took place on this day in 2008. Continue Reading

BRICS: Invest in India, Modi tells biz leaders

India is the world’s most ‘open and investment friendly’ economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here today as he wooed the BRICS business leaders, urging them to invest in the country and take advantage of its ‘limitless’ possibilities and ‘countless’ opportunities. Continue Reading

Congress has forgotten the path showed by Gandhi: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi-led Congress and said that that main opposition party of the country has forgotten the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi. The Prime Minister expressed his strong views about Congress in a blog titled “When a handful of salt shook an Empire!”. Continue Reading

Modi ruling like a dictator: Cong leader Vijayashanti

Congress leader Vijayashanti Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging he was ruling like a dictator, making people fear ‘what bomb he will explode when’, an allusion to measures like demonetisation.

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‘Congress will implement minimum income guarantee scheme if voted to power’

Rahul Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was into ‘making two Indias’ – one where “only the rich are benefited and the other in which farmers who seek loan waiver with folded hands are let down.” Continue Reading

Our forces will not stop at any cost: Modi on India-Pak cross border strikes

“The country’s heroic soldiers are showing their strength both on the border and across the border. I have full faith in our forces. They will not stop at any cost,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, sending across a strong message to Pakistan that India is not ready to back out without a fight. Continue Reading

PM-CM to inaugurate final segment of CMRL Phase-I Sunday

In what would be a good news to the residents of the city, the final segment of the Phase-I of Chennai Metro Rail, which runs for 9.5 km underground between Washermenpet and AG-DMS, will be inaugurated tomorrow. Continue Reading