PM Modi

President Pranab Mukherjee remembers Indira Gandhi, lauds GST

Outgoing president Pranab Mukherjee today in his farewell speech remembered his mentor and former prime minister Indira Gandhi. In his last speech as the President of India, Mukherjee said that Gandhi was a towering personality. “My career was mentored by Mrs Indira Gandhi who was a towering personality. She had the courage to call a spade a spade,” Mukherjee said as he related an interesting incident that happened in London

Ram Mandir should be constructed within legal framework: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Saturday said that Ram Mandir should be constructed in Ayodhya but within a legal framework after mutual dialogue. While addressing a press conference in Jaipur, Shah said that party’ stand is clear over the issue and it has mentioned in in the last four Lok Sabha election manifestos. “The temple should be built in a legal manner and there should be mutual dialogue,” he

PM Narendra Modi Walks Up to Opposition In Parliament, Greets Sonia Gandhi, Others

Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked up to the Opposition benches in Parliament on Monday morning, greeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi with a Namaste and shaking hands with leaders like former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, all seated in the front row. PM Modi, who arrived in the Lok Sabha about five minutes before

Why Narendra Modi must order independent probe against Nitin Gadkari's ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remark of “Na khaunga, na khane dunga” is under question yet again with reports emerging of corruption in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. A Boston-based construction engineering firm – CDM Smith – allegedly paid a bribe of $1.18 million (Rs 7.59 crore) to officials of the National Highway Authority of India between 2011 and 2015 to obtain contracts, the US Justice Department has said.

Shiv Sena attacks BJP for letting Kanhaiya Kumar get free publicity

In a veiled attack on the BJP for letting JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar get “free publicity”, ally Shiv Sena Monday sought to know how he got bail in such a short span of time when others charged with ‘sedition’ are still languishing in jails. “(Union Minister) Venkaiah Naidu said Kanhaiya Kumar is getting free publicity. If that is so, who is responsible for letting him get free publicity? Today, nothing

Stop people spreading hatred in 'tolerant India': Aamir Khan urges PM Narendra Modi

Days after his intolerance remarks, Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Saturday said India is “very tolerant” but there are people who spread hatred and appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein them in. The actor also believes that he still continues to be country’s brand ambassador even though the government may have discontinued his services, saying India is his mother and not a brand. “Our country is very tolerant,

Congress, Left accuse Rajnath Singh of communalising JNU issue

A day after Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that protest at JNU had backing of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed, the principal opposition party, Congress, today accused the Union Minister of ‘communalising’ the issue and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should ask his Pakistani counterpart to arrest the Lashkar chief for plotting terror attacks in India. “Rajnath communalising JNU atrocity at pulpit of pulp patriotism. Tell PM’s biryani friend Nawaz

PM Narendra Modi wants to terrorise everyone using police, says Arvind Kejriwal

The row over ‘anti-India’ slogans being raised at an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru is escalating by the minute as in a fresh development, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of using Delhi Police as a weapon to ‘terrorise’ people. “Modi ji wants to terrorize everyone by using police,” Kejriwal tweeted. Meanwhile, Delhi Police

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi Ordered To Face Trial In National Herald Case

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and deputy Rahul Gandhi are not required to appear in court in the National Herald case, the Supreme Court said today. The court has, however, rejected an appeal by the Gandhis to stop trial in the case saying, “Let there be a fair trial.” “Their presence will cause more inconvenience than convenience in the court. These people are of such prominence and they

Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel's daughter in soup over Gir sanctuary land deal

The Congress has demanded an independent probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the reported land allotment to a company run by business associates of Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel’s daughter, Anar Jayesh Patel. A report in Economic Times today claimed that the company was allotted 250 acres of land near the Gir lion sanctuary at an official rate of Rs 15 per square metre. The company owns a

In Heavy Duty Visit To Assam, PM Narendra Modi Targets Congress Stronghold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrives in Assam on a day-long trip, has a series of engagements. After landing in Dibrugarh, hometown of the party’s chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal, the Prime Minister will inaugurate a petrochemical project built at a cost of Rs.9,250 crore. He will address a rally in the tea garden belt in Moran, about 40 kilometres from Dibrugarh. Prime Minister Modi will also deliver an address

Unbelievable facts about PM Narendra Modi 's wealth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not seem to keep much cash in hand even as his total assets have gone up to Rs 1.41 crore — largely due to a residential property that has appreciated by more than 25 times since purchase over 13 years ago. According to the latest details of his assets disclosed by the Prime Minister’s Office, Modi had total ‘cash in hand’ of just Rs 4,700 at the end of the