Nobel laureate Banerjee speaks on economic crisis in India

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the government’s stringent commitment to low inflation has resulted in farm distress by adversely impacting support price for agricultural produce. Striking a note of caution, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has more faith incorporates than him. Continue Reading

TN CM submits memorandum to Modi for linking of peninsular rivers

Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, raising a host of demands, including expediting works on linking peninsular rivers to address the water deficit in the state. Continue Reading

Modi gets ”Global Goalkeeper” award for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today conferred the “Global Goalkeeper” award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by his government. Continue Reading

Venkaiah, Modi pay tribute to Deen Dayal Upadhyay

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Bharatiya Jana Sangh co-founder Deen Dayal Upadhyay on his 103rd birth anniversary and recalled his efforts to uplift the weaker sections of the society.
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As Modi turns 69, wishes pour in from across India

On a visit to his home State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 69 on today, offered prayers to goddess Narmada at the Sardar Sarovar dam. Continue Reading

Modi to hold talks with Putin in Russia; to attend Eastern Economic Forum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Russia today on a two-day visit during which he will hold summit talks with President Vladimir Putin and attend the Eastern Economic Forum. His visit to the Russian Far East Region is the first by an Indian Prime Minister. Continue Reading

Congress leader Muraleedharan slams Tharoor over ‘Modi praise’

In a fresh salvo targeting Shashi Tharoor, who had come under attack for his alleged “Modi praise,” party colleague K Muraleedharan once again made a veiled attack on the Thiruvananthapuram MP. Continue Reading

Gaganyaan mission: Russia to train 4 Indian astronauts

Russia is helping India in its first manned mission to space, Gaganyaan, by training the astronauts. A total of four Indian astronauts will go to Russia by November 2019 for a training period of 15 months at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre. It will be followed by training in India for six to eight months. The mission to space will be sent by 2022. Continue Reading

Triple talaq law gives power to Muslim women; 216 FIRs filed in UP

Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a spurt in triple talaq cases, with 216 FIRs filed by Muslim women since the enactment of a law which makes the practice of instant divorce a punishable offence. Continue Reading

PM Modi meets Crown Prince of Bahrain

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met the Crown Prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and discussed ways to strengthen the friendship between India and Bahrain, with a focus on business relations and cultural exchange. Continue Reading