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Modi tells Obama: Intolerance is global concern, vows to protect faith in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday replied to his friend Barack Obama and said “religious intolerance is a global concern”. US president Obama`s had recently remarked on growing r

Wake up and change, Hazare tells govt on land bill

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday took the fight against land acquisition bill to the parliament by holding farmers rally near parliament building. Addressing the rally he ask

Modi to witness BJP’s moment, Mufti’s swearing in ceremony in Jammu on Sunday

With a bear hug a deal of historic importance has been sealed. Patron of the Peoples Democratic Party Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was greeted with a hug by prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning

Land bill gets 9 changes; social impact restored for infra projects

While there are 52 amendments proposed by the members, the government on Tuesday moved nine amendments to the land acquisition bill in Lok Sabha as it seeks support from the opposition.

Land bill letter war: Gadkari blasts Sonia on UPA policies

The letter war on land acquisition law has taken an ugly turn with transport minister Nitin Gadkari accusing Congress president Sonia Gandhi of misleading the country. Responding to her rebuttal, G

$10 trillion selfie captures Modi and Li

Between them they control one third of world’s population and fastest growing economies. Hence, it can be safely said that this was a powerful selfie. The selfie taken by prime

Trouble for Smriti Irani: Court to hear case on her qualifications

It is a season of pouring trouble for the Modi government. As the issue of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj’s humanitarian gesture misfires, a Delhi court has taken cognisance of a com

Twitterati reacts after Amartya Sen slams Modi govt

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, who stepped down as chancellor of Nalanda University, Bihar in February, has blamed the Narendra Modi government for interference in academia and proclaimed to have been

Govt thinks aloud on session for GST as Moody’s advises reforms

Even as union minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that government may convene second part of the monsoon session to pass key legislations, rating agency Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday

Morning briefing: Modi and Merkel in Bengaluru today, to attend Nasscom event

Prime minister Narendra Modi and German chancellor Angela Merkel are in India`s IT capital today (Tuesday) and will attend two major events in the city. The German chancellor, who is on a three-day

A German declaration: India is Asia`s Silicon Valley

“India is Asia`s Silicon Valley,” declared German chancellor Angela Merkel in Bengaluru today. Addressing an Indo-German summit hosted by Indian IT association Nasscom in association wi

Evening digest: Artistes, academicians come in support of Modi govt

A group of writers, academicians and artistes today came out in support of Narendra Modi government and dismissed the protests over alleged rising intolerance as "much ado" about the decl

Kanhaiya, this is not fair: you must thank these people for your stardom

Though Jhandewalan sees a rat in this story, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has become a star of sorts overnight – or over 22 days. With the “freedom” speech on Thursday night, fo

BJP forges alliance with lesser known parties

National leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party are starting their campaign in Tamil Nadu Saturday onwards forging alliance with eight fringe parties, led with not so well-known candidates, for the

India makes it more difficult to deal in black money

The Modi government’s crackdown on black money has “jammed” traditional black money laundering machines in the country, resulting in an increase in preference for cash and a decli

Kejriwal attacks BJP, Congress over parliamentary secretaries row

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today attacked the Centre saying that when the BJP appointed parliamentary secretaries it was legal and constitutional, but when AAP does the same, it`s illegal

“Uttarakhand should be allowed to have more seats in the assembly”

Harish Rawat has seen more ups and downs in two months than many see in decades. He is back in power in Uttarakhand, but facing a CBI inquiry over the alleged horse-trading sting. Ahead of his

Seven more states and Delhi join UDAY

The Modi government’s Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana, or UDAY, has now got 20 states and the national capital to be its part, as seven more states and Delhi agreed to join the scheme.

We will launch new initiatives, says Modi ahead of BRICS summit

As chair of the BRICS this year, India has embraced a stronger emphasis on promoting people-to-people linkages in diverse fields including trade, sports, education, films, scholarship, and tourism,

All you need to know about BRICS

India is hosting the 8th BRICS Summit where world leaders will hold consultations on issues of mutual interest. It is being held on October 15-16 in Goa. BRICS is an acronym for Brazil, Russia, Ind

Behind Modi`s speech was a carefully crafted electoral strategy

Listen, O! Lord: Standing things shall fall, That which moves shall stay… As prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday walked across the aisle to reach

Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi of ignoring sr BJP leaders

Recently, while addressing a rally in Mumbai, Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a dig at prime minister, Narendra Modi. Gandhi called the PM as a “watchman of a handful of superrich”

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