Editorial: On air

Citing alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan on Sunday denied India’s request to allow Modi’s aircraft to move in its airspace for his visit to Saudi Arabia. In a statement on Sunday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has decided to not allow Prime Minister Modi to use the country’s airspace, state-run Radio Pakistan reported. Continue Reading

Modi hails IAF for protecting country during conflicts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the role of the Indian Air Force in protecting the country during conflicts and helping people during natural calamities. On the 87th Air Force Day, the prime minister posted a short video on his Twitter handle to highlight the contributions of “air warriors”. Continue Reading

Vande Bharat Express a gift for Vaishno Devi devotees: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described the launch of the Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express as a “Navratri gift” for devotees of Vaishno Devi. Union Home Minister Amit Shah today flagged off the Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express from the New Delhi Railway Station and said it was a “big gift” for Jammu and Kashmir’s development. Continue Reading

No terrorist attack is ‘more or less’, ‘good or bad’: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that terrorist attacks anywhere in the world should be considered as an act of terrorism — “not more or less” or “good or bad”.
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Delhi gets ready for Independence Day under tight security cover

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the national flag at Red Fort on Independence Day tomorrow and deliver a speech for the first time after returning to power with a thumping majority in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Centre ensured funds reached poor: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today insisted that his government has taken measures to weed out middlemen from the system to ensure that the ‘entire funds flowing from the Centre percolates to the poor.’ Continue Reading