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US Wants to Move India-US Ties Forward After Khobragade Affair

As an Indian diplomat at the centre of a major diplomatic row between India and the US rekindled her case, the US said it is "focus has been on moving our relationship forward." When asked about the allegations made by Devyani Khobragade, India’s former deputy consul general in New York, State Department spokesperson said on Thursday, "I’m not aware of ...

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Prime Minister Modi Meets Top Military Officers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top military officers on Friday for the first time at the defence ministry War Room while the border tension continues with both China and Pakistan. The Combined Commanders’ Conference is the first meeting of the prime minister with all top commanders, including the three service chiefs and the topic of discussions are supposed to be ...

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Odisha Seeks Fund for Relief, Restoration Work

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sanction interim assistance of Rs.500 crore for relief and restoration work after the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud hit the place on October 12 annd left the state with a trail of destruction. Patnaik, seeking help, said in a letter to Modi, "I would request you (Modi) to release ...

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PM Modi Launches Key Labour Forms Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched labour reform initiatives that aim at creating a favourable environment for industrial development in the country and lessening the stress of people, on Thursday. The schemes Shram Suvidha portal, a Labour Inspection Scheme and Universal Account Number (UAN) for Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) were launched at the event ‘Deen Dayal Upadhyay Shrameva Jayate’ in ...

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Modi Assures India’s Support as a Friend, Partner to Afghan President

Regarding Kabul’s efforts to build a strong and prosperous nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured support to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and said India will stand as a friend and partner in the endeavor, on Wednesday. According to a statement from the PMO, Modi spoke with Ghani over phone and congratulated him on his election as president of Afghanistan. The ...

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Maharashtra Assembly Election: BJP Upbeat, Congress Confident

The most awaited Maharashtra Assembly Elections has finally begun today, on Wednesday and the voting is underway. While the political formations of Shiv Sena-BJP and Cong-NCP got crumbled, this is the first election after 15 years, where the parties are contesting alone in Maharashtra. While the battle between the parties generates curiosity on anticipated results, the leaders from the parties ...

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Cyclone Hudhud: Heavy rains kill 18 in UP; Modi Announces 1,000 Crore Aid to AP

After causing a trail of destruction in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the severe cyclonic storm with heavy rains kill 18 in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. The death of 18 people has been confirmed by a state government spokesman on Wednesday. According to Indian Meteorological Department officials, the heavy rains since Tuesday had broken all records and the day witnessed the ...

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Death Toll reaches 21; PM Modi to Visit Andhra Pradesh Today

The death toll in Andhra Pradesh due to the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud rises to 21. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Visakhapatnam to review the situation and to undertake an aerial survey of the country, on Tuesday. Modi is expected to hold a meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who has visited the place and still ...

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Congress Sacks Shashi Tharoor as Party Spokesman, Pushes Him Closer to BJP

Shashi Tharoor has been removed from the post of party spokesperson by the Congress Party High Command on the recommendation of the AICC disciplinary committee on Monday. The party general secretary organisation Janardan Dwivedi said in a press release, “Congress President Sonia Gandhi has accepted the recommendation of the AICC disciplinary committee to remove Shashi Tharoor from the list of ...

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BJP Used Madison Square Speech to Seek Votes, alleges Opposition

Opposition party has claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has misused the official machinery at Madison Square Garden in New York to seek votes in the upcoming October 15 Maharashtra assembly polls, on Monday. The party was slammed after some Marathi news channels aired Modi’s Madison Square speech during the 9pm prime time slot. NCP Chief Sharad Pawar said, "You ...

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi Meets PM Narendra Modi

A day after the announcement as the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014, child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi paid a coutesy visit to Prime Minister Narednra Modi on Saturday. The meeting helped both Satyarthi and PM Modi to exchange views on the use of social media and internet for tracking missing children. The prime minister explored the idea ...

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Malala invites Modi, Sharif to Nobel Ceremony; says ‘Work Together’ for Indo-Pak Peace

The youngest Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the award ceremony where she and India’s Kailash Satyarthi would receive the prestigious honour, in the Norwegian capital Oslo for the award ceremony in December, on Saturday. While Indo-Pak border tensions still remains to be continued, Malala said, "I ...

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Ceasefire Violation: Border Firing Declines

After a weeklong violence in the International border of Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a decline in the firing from the Pakistani rangers. Though there were 4 targeted BSF posts in Kathua district, in the Jammu and Samba district, it seemed to be a peaceful night on Thursday. There was no loss of life or damage reported. On Friday, ...

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Samajwadi Party alleges ‘PM Not Concerned About Poor’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not concerned about poor and is only focused on capitalists, alleged Samajwadi Party on Thursday. On a three-day-long ninth national convention of the Samajwadi Party, leader Shivpal Singh Yadav said, "The prime minister’s work is to serve the people of the country but the present prime minister when touring US or Japan, talks about trade ...

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Jaitley warns Pakistan, ‘Our Forces will make the Cost of Adventurism Unaffordable’

As ceasefire violations are continued by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border of Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said that Pakistan must stop unprovoked firing and shelling on the border and warned, "If Pakistan persists with this adventurism, our forces will make the cost of this adventurism unaffordable." Jaitley, who has been discharged from hospital on Thursday, warned ...

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Government to Run Cleanliness Campaign in Schools From November 14 to 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the government will run cleanliness campaign in every school from November 14 to November 16, on Monday. Addressing a rally in Hisar in Haryana, Modi said, “On 14th November, when we celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Pandit Nehru, all the schools should be given lessons on cleanliness.” To take forward the mission ...

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Narendra Modi’s Poll Campaign Begins at Haryana, Slams Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his poll campaign in Karnal district of Haryana with his first poll rally after Lok Sabha elections, on Saturday. Modi, during his campaign, has asked people to vote for a Congress-free government in the upcoming October 15 Assembly elections. Modi said “For development in Haryana, people have to elect Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government ...

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Defused Grenade Found on Modi’s Standby Aircraft

The Air India crew has discovered a defused grenade inside the business class of Air India jumbo craft on Friday, which was kept standby in Delhi for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US trip. According to reports, airline sources said on Saturday that the grenade was found on board the Boeing 747-400 which was operating the Mumbai-Hyderabad-Jeddah flight. An investigation into ...

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Maharashtra Assembly Poll: Narendra Modi to Launch Campaign from Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to begin his campaigning for the most awaited Maharashtra Poll election on October 15, from Saturday. Modi will address about 15 election rallies across the state for the upcoming Assembly polls. According to a report, Bharatiya Janata Party Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the party’s ...

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