Tag: Narendra modi

Religious fraternity upset over Modi’s Ram Mandir statement

‘The matter should not be muddled with electoral strategy’ The religious fraternity based in the holy city has reacted sharply to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement on the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya and made its annoyance clear on the matter hanging in the balance for an inordinately long time. Notably, PM had said that the...

PM adds Jai Anusandhan to Jai jawan, Jai kisan and Jai Vigyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday added Jai Anusandhan to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s famous slogan of Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Jai Vigyan. He was speaking on Future India: Science and Technology at the 106th Indian Science Congress in Jalandhar. The prime minister said the life and works of Indian scientists are a compelling testament of...

Manmohan Singh was world’s best PM, says Vaghela

Former Gujarat Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Sunday said Manmohan Singh was the “world’s best Prime Minister” who worked hard for the country without seeking publicity. In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vaghela accused him of “wasting” public money on the Statue of Unity and for “self-advertisement”, and sought Rs 10,000 crore aid for the welfare...

Will trim GST for masses: Prime Minister

Working on to bring 99% items in sub-18% slab, says Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has indicated that the Government is contemplating to bring 99 percent of goods at or under the 18 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) slab, while restricting the remaining one percent of luxury items, like aircraft, expensive vehicles, liquor, and cigarettes, to a GST...

ACHCHHE DIN FOR CONGRESS

BJP’s crushing defeat gives Rahul’s party much-needed revival platform The BJP’s morale-shattering defeat in the saffron bastions of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and its failure to reach the halfway mark in Madhya Pradesh has placed the Congress on a much-needed revival path and thrown the next year’s Lok Sabha contest wide open. The Congress’ success in the three crucial Hindi...

Public need to contemplate, not the BJP

No alternative to Modi in 2019 parliamentary polls: BJP state president Despite so many scams and instances of corruption, if the Congress’ seats have increased it is the people who need to contemplate not the Bharatiya Janata Party. However, the Assembly polls results will not affect the BJP’s prospects in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The BJP State president Ajay...

Michel gives Govt ammunition against Congress

The entire family is shivering as the raazdar will spill secrets of politicians he served, says Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday turned the deportation of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, as the final weapon on the last day of campaigning against the Congress in the Rajasthan Assembly polls, saying Michel...

New Delhi calls for UN, WTO reform

Modi, Xi, and Putin hold a trilateral meeting Leaders of India, China, and Russia have called for reforming multilateral institutions, including the UN and WTO, as they underscored the benefits of a multilateral trading system and an open world economy for global growth and prosperity during a trilateral meeting they held after a gap of 12 years. Prime Minister...

BJP raps Rahul for his ‘what kind of Hindu Modi is’ jibe

Surgical strikes and Hinduism hogged the limelight in Rajasthan during the high-pitched poll campaign in the State on Saturday. Unrelenting in his direct attacks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday questioned the latter’s understanding of Hindutva and his Hindu credentials. Rahul also accused the PM of using the Army’s 2016 surgical strike across the...

21 Opp parties ride on kisan wave

Leaders project protest rally as show of their strength ahead of LS polls Leaders from as many as 21 Opposition parties, including Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, former Union Ministers Sharad Pawar, Farooq Abdullah, Sharad Yadav, and Left leaders on Friday lent their support to the agitating farmers sending a strong message to ruling dispensation...