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PM Modi’s one year through selfies

Prime minister Narendra Modi is good with selfies. His latest selfie with Chinese premier Li Keqiang created a buzz across the world and was shared widely on social media. The selfie also prompted

Contours of a new architecture of governance

Bureaucratic notings on files, if collated, compiled and studied as a subject, would give interesting insights into the culture of India’s administration. One such series of notings is still

To run the country you need to take people along, Shourie tells PM Modi

Stop picking a new fight every day and to run the country you need to take people along. These are the words of advice for prime minister Narendra Modi by BJP leader Arun Shourie, who was once an a

Ten things to know about the first-ever Maritime India Summit

The first-ever Maritime India Summit was inaugurated on Thursday by prime minister Narendra Modi in Mumbai. Here are the key developments and announcements: •   

PM Modi says Rajan is patriotic, loves India

In what has come as too late a reaction from the highest echelons of government  on RBI governor Raghuram Rajan’s decision to quit following open criticism by the BJP MP Subramanian Swam

How a partially blind IAS officer helped the deaf to listen and the disabled to move

For a split second, six-year-old deaf boys Vivek and Ritesh looked perplexed, and then they grinned as they were able to hear for the first time after a tiny cochlear implant was switched o

From the Poet PM

Like Atal Behari Vajpayee before him, prime minister Narendra Modi is a poet. He has written quite a few poems in Gujarati. On the occasion of World Poetry Day (March 21), Governance Now p

Modi’s gift to Varanasi: Projects worth Rs 1,000 crore

On his first visit to Varanasi after the Uttar Pradesh polls, PM Modi announced and laid foundation stones of various projects on Friday and Saturday. Addressing a public meeting in

50 MW LNG project in Andaman to be built by NTPC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the 50 Mega Watt liquefied natural gas (LNG) based power project in south Andaman.   The Rs 387.80 crore-plant w

Vice president hands over six croreth LPG connection under PMUY

Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday handed over 6 croreth LPG connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to Delhi`s Khanpur resident, Jasmina Khatoon. Vice president w

For the Republic

Whether we need Republic Day parades or not is debatable. But there is splendour in the spectacle. Olives, khakis, fatigues, crease and polish, brocade and shining metal, guns greased and oiled to

Modi govt okays pay scale regularisation of hydro CPSEs

The centre has given the green signal for regularisation of pay scales of board level executives in National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd (NHPC), North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPC

Breaking down some key terms used in budget

The central government is set to present a complex and comprehensive report of its revenues and expenditures throughout the financial year in the budget address on February 1. Modi led NDA governme

In a first, a TV series to sensitise viewers on sanitation

In an industry first, a television entertainment series will now set out to sensitise its viewers on the importance of behavioral change in sanitation habits, aligning its cause with Swachh Bharat

Budget 2019: Here is the budget simplified in numbers

The interim budget for 2019-20, presented by the interim finance minister

Why Ayushman Bharat is a game-changer

Mahatma Gandhi said, “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” Development of the health sector from primary up to the tertiary sector in an economy triggers

‘Internet for all’: Only way forward

Safer Internet Day celebrated on February 5th is a global initiative to make the Internet a better and safer place for everyone. This year`s slogan is "together for a better internet”- a

PM lays foundation stone for high and low voltage sub-stations in Arunachal Pradesh

Foundation stone for seven extra high voltage (EHV) sub-stations and 24 low tension (LT) sub-stations was recently laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh. The project

Centre approves plan for setting up 12,000 MW solar PV power projects

The centre has approved the ministry of new and renewable energy’s proposal for implementation of the central public sector undertakings (CPSUs) scheme phase two for setting up 12,000 MW grid

Budget and Modi’s ‘neo middle class’ strategy for elections

Those who have gained the most from the latest budget are the ones who are going to have the most crucial impact on the Lok Sabha election results. Who are they? They are hiding in plain sight. The

PM flags off India’s first semi high-speed train

Indian Railways entered a new era as prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the country’s first semi high-speed train, Vande Bharat Express, from the New Delhi railway station.

Vande Bharat halts midway near Tundla

In a major embarrassment to the railways, the much touted Vande Bharat Express developed a technical snag at Chamraula, 15 kms from Tundla junction.   Prime Minister Narendra Mo

Prime Minister dedicates Rs 33,000 crore projects in Begusarai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated a host of developmental projects at Ulao airport in Begusarai, Bihar. Modi said these projects will fuel the progress of Bihar and the eastern states.

When Ujjwala loses the shine

Near a deserted park in Salempur Jat village in Bulandshahar sit a few men discussing politics. Sipping their morning tea, the men are engaged in a heated conversation about upcoming elections, edu

The ancient city’s modern avatar

As you drive down from Varanasi airport, the elevated road that takes you to the city says it all. It takes less than 20 minutes to reach the cantonment area where the British established their gar

SAIL’s Jagdishpur steel processing unit inaugurated by PM

Amethi based Jagdishpur steel processing (SPU) unit of SAIL was recently dedicated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the nation.     SAIL has started this unit

BEL launches mobility card SWAGAT for hassle-free commute

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled an automatic fare collection gating system SWAGAT, jointly developed by BEL and CDAC, aimed to transform the lives of commuters.   T

“Train coaches will have 100 percent bio toilets by June”

The Indian Railways is going for a huge overhaul to make travel more comfortable – from upgrading AC and non-AC carriages to retrofitting of bio toilets. In a tête-à-tê

Crossing the border

Ghar mein ghus ke marenge (We will hit you right inside your own home),” prime minister Narendra Modi thundered, when he addressed a meeting at the civil hospital in Ahmedabad on March 4.&nbs

Why AAP-Congress alliance could be a threat for BJP

The Congress party has unanimously supported Sheila Dikhshit`s decision to reject an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi. With the Congress shutting the prospect of alliance, the natio

Rethinking healthcare

The new world is aggressively batting for individual rights and self-determination. As the society is evolving for the better, we see a more assertive Indian coming to the fore. An Indian who has h

Civil enclave at Hindon airport unveiled by PM Modi

Prime minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated a civil enclave at Hindon airport in Ghaziabad. The development of new civil enclave at Hindon airport is aimed at reducing the burden of D

On the line

Releasing a booklet on the railways achievements in the last five years, railways minister Piyush Goyal may have painted a rosy picture, but that does not subtract from its many troubles, chief amo

Congress campaign: Perennially catching up?

The general elections of 2019 commence on April 11 and the last phase of campaigning in the 91 constituencies of 21 states is under way. Both prime minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rah

Make oral care integral to universal health coverage

In a world that continues to witness a sharp divide between the rich and poor, and diseases continue to stare menacingly at humanity, it is only prudent that World Health Organisation declared Univ

Campaign trail with BJP’s Manoj Kotak

Dressed in white shirt and pants, three time Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) corporator Manoj Kotak is now contesting from Mumbai north-east constituency. Kotak, representing BJP i

A boost to those who need it most

What are 600 million people? Almost twice the population of the US. What are 500 million people? About three-fourth of the population of Europe. Why are we talking about these numbers? Well, becaus

A coastal wind of change

It’s early summer still in Odisha, but the state is already in the grip of an intense heat wave. In the last few weeks, many places have been regularly recording temperatures of 40 degrees Ce

Back to the business of governance, with economy as top priority

The elections, acrimonious as ever, are over. The results, predictable as ever in hindsight, are out. Now the elected leaders should get down to delivering what people have asked for. The election

Banking sector will now look at reaching poorest of poor

“The banking sector under the leadership of prime minister Narendra Modi has seen major announcements like the bold step of demonetization and PMJDY which were never seen before. We are now l



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