Deliberate attempts being made to create confusion against Agnipath scheme: Union minister

Amid widespread protests against the Agnipath recruitment model, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said deliberate attempts are being made to create confusion against a “fabulous and far-sighted” scheme. The minister also said that the scheme was rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the unemployed youth after “long and careful” deliberations. “Agnipath will … Read more

Coronavirus in India: Massive jump in Covid-19 cases since January; Will IIT’s prediction of fourth wave come true?

Latest Updates on Covid-19: India recorded around 50,000 Covid-19 cases in the week that went by. This has been the biggest jump in the number of daily cases since January. The overall statistics of daily infections across states don’t look good and it has compelled the state governments to move in line with strict measures … Read more

Participation of private entities can revolutionise space sector: PM Modi

Terming the entry of private entities into the space sector as a revolution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the industry is all set to be powered by the strength of government space institutions and the passion of private companies. This would take India’s space programme to greater heights. Speaking at the inauguration of the Indian … Read more

PM Modi to celebrate International Yoga Day in Mysuru; preparations in full swing

The International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on June 21 and this year Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the day’s celebration in Mysuru by performing yoga at the Mysuru Palace premises as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Chief Minister of Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, on Tuesday, reviewed the arrangements made for the … Read more

India’s efforts to protect environment multi-dimensional: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Sunday that India has achieved the target of 10 per cent ethanol blending in petrol five months before deadline. Making the announcement at a programme on the ‘Save Soil Movement’, which coincided with the World Environment Day, Modi cited a number of measures taken by his government to protect … Read more

Will approach PM Modi against our ‘ill-treatment’ by Maha authorities: Rana couple

Independent MP Navneet Rana and her MLA-husband Ravi on Monday said they will approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah to raise the issue of their alleged ill-treatment by Maharashtra authorities when the couple was in jail recently. Talking to reporters here, Navneet Rana said Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, “who back-stabbed … Read more

PM Modi promises to withdraw Afspa from northeast

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to withdraw the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) from all northeastern states in the future. Addressing a public rally in Assam‘s Karbi Anglong on Thursday, Modi said that violence in northeast came down by 75% in the last eight years, which led to improvement in law and order. … Read more

Prime Minister Modi to interact with chief ministers on COVID-19 situation today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers on Wednesday over the emerging COVID-19 situation in the country through video conferencing. Ahead of various festivals, Prime Minister Modi urged the people on Sunday to stay alert to the threat of COVID-19. He also requested the people to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour like wearing masks and … Read more

PM Modi to virtually address Patidar Summit in Surat; ministers to attend

In a move aimed at reaching out to the influential Patidar community ahead of the upcoming Gujarat elections, PM Narendra Modi will virtually address the three-day global Patidar Business Summit starting on Friday in Surat. Health minister and an important Patidar face of the BJP, Mansukh Mandaviya, will attend the event that is being organised … Read more

Swearing-in of Pramod Sawant as Goa CM on March 28; PM Modi to attend ceremony

Panaji: The swearing-in ceremony of Pramod Sawant as Goa’s chief minister will be held on March 28 and prominent BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will attend the event. Talking to reporters on Tuesday, Sawant said the ceremony would be held at Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee stadium near here on March 28 at 11 … Read more