After spending time with soldiers at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, Prime minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Srinagar. The PM will spend the next few hours of Diwali day at Jammu and Kashmir's capital city, which was hit by floods last month. Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag accompanied Mr Modi during his visit to Siachen.
On Diwali Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a packed visit to Jammu and Kashmir with a trip to Siachen, the world's highest battlefield. "Am going to Siachen with a message from each and every Indian to our soldiers - that we stand shoulder to shoulder with you!" he tweeted before leaving this morning in a special Indian Air Force aircraft.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condemned the attack on the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa on Wednesday, saying as a nation that had experienced a terror attack on its own Parliament, India shared the outrage.
Written by Alok Pandey |
Thursday October 23, 2014, Muzaffarpur, Bihar
For over a fortnight, hundreds of people from a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been on a dharna. They are protesting against reports about the central government's plans to dilute the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act or NREGA.
In tweets, an 8-point questionnaire to the government, and a barrage of remarks, the Congress has expressed great umbrage at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's remark - made on NDTV - that the party will confront "embarrassment" when the government discloses a list of Indians accused of holding black money in foreign accounts.
India has sent a mission to Mars, but maintains the "dubious distinction of being the world capital of malnutrition", a senior Indian official said on Wednesday, adding that economic growth alone will not be enough to end hunger.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that his government has fulfilled the promises made by his party in the Assembly polls but people are still waiting for Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government at Centre to start the process of fulfilling them.