Narendra Modi flags off new Vande Bharat Express in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi flagged off Gandhinagar- Mumbai Vande Bharat Express at Gandhinagar station and travelled on the train from there to Kalupur Railway Station. When he arrived at Gandhinagar station, the Prime Minister was accompanied by Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel, Governor of Gujarat, Acharya Devvrat, Union Minister of […]

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Gujarat has country’s longest coastline, but not efforts made for decades to develop it: Narendra Modi

BHAVNAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said although Gujarat has the longest coastline in the country, no attention was paid for its development for decades post-Independence, but ”honest attempts” were made in the last 20 years by the BJP government to turn it into the country’s ”door of prosperity”. He said the Bharatiya Janata […]

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India approves Rs 10,000-crore plan to modernise three major railway stations

NEW DELHI: India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved Indian Railways’ proposal for redevelopment of 3 major railway stations with an approximate total investment of nearly Rs 10,000 crore during the cabinet meeting today. a) New Delhi Railway Station; b) Ahmedabad Railway Station; and c) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) Mumbai Railway Station is an important […]

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Supreme Court to consider on October 12 pleas challenging Modi government’s decision on note ban

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will examine if the challenge to the Narendra Modi government’s (Centre’s) 2016 demonetisation decision has become a mere “academic exercise”, and posted it for consideration on October 12. As the hearing commenced, a constitution bench headed by Justice S A Nazeer wondered if the matter survives […]

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Urban naxals need to be stopped from stalling development projects: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday blamed ‘urban naxals’ for creating roadblocks in developmental projects and blamed them for influencing global bodies and institutions to stall progressive works. The Prime Minister said that “conspiracies” of such elements need to be stopped. In his virtual address to a conference of state environment ministers in […]

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India approves change in land allotment category for political parties

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government (Centre and government of India) has changed the category of the land allotted to political parties for their offices in Delhi from ‘institutional’ to government-to-government’ transfer, which will significantly bring down the dues. The government approved the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry’s proposal in this regard earlier this […]

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BJP trying to ‘crush’ AAP in name of fighting corruption: Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, accusing them of trying to “crush” the AAP in the name of fighting corruption as they feared a defeat in Gujarat polls. Addressing the first-ever national conclave of his party’s elected representatives, Kejriwal also […]

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Modi cabinet nod to revise ST lists of 5 states

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday approved the inclusion of certain communities in the lists of Scheduled Tribes in Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, fulfilling long-pending demands from these states. The decision, taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was welcomed warmly […]

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People hinted at elevation as Vice President if stopped speaking against Modi government: Satya Pal Malik

JAIPUR: Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday claimed that people had indicated that he would be made vice president if he stopped speaking against the Centre. “I already had indications that you will be made (vice president) if you don’t speak, but I don’t do this, I speak what I feel,” he said when […]

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