India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 29, 2016
Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the second time in two days, Rahul Gandhi today said the tickets for the bullet trains promised by him will not be less than Rs 10,000 and that "only Modi ji and his suited-booted friends" will travel in it.
Delhi News | Edited By Bhanu Priya Vyas | Friday July 29, 2016
Arvind Kejriwal has decided to do some deep breathing. The 47-year-old Chief Minister of Delhi will spend 10 days in Nagpur at a vipassana course. The down time comes after Mr Kejriwal said it's not unfeasible for Prime Minister Narendra Modi "to have me eliminated" and asked his supporters, in a 10-minute video posted on YouTube, to gird for unfli...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday July 13, 2016
David Cameron made his final appearance in Parliament as Britain's leader today, turning the normally raucous Prime Minister's questions session into a time for praise, thanks, gentle ribbing, cheers - all spiced with a sprinkle of criticism.
India News | Edited By Bhanu Priya Vyas | Wednesday July 13, 2016
Najma Heptulla, whose resignation this week wrapped up Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mega cabinet reshuffle, today said she quit because she wanted "some time for myself."
India News | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Wednesday July 13, 2016
Omar Abdullah, former chief minister, has in a tweet asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to send eye specialists to Kashmir, where, doctors say, hundreds of young people risk losing their eyesight because of injuries from pellets fired by security forces to control violent protesters.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava and Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday July 12, 2016
Union ministers Najma Heptulla and GM Siddeshwara resigned on Tuesday, a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made big cabinet changes. Dr Heptulla was above 75 years in age - the ceiling for holding a cabinet post according to the unwritten rules of the party.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday July 7, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's changes to his government were so dramatic that several have warranted individual headlines.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 28, 2016
Europe needs to "lance the boil" after Britain decided to leave the European Union and reinvent itself, France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday, warning that timid steps would only leave the door open to populist, eurosceptic parties.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 28, 2016
UK's outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday hailed "important partner" India in his first Parliament statement since the country voted for leaving the EU and said Britain must not turn its back on Europe or the rest of the world.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 27, 2016
With Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launching a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister of State Kiren Rijiju today said the Centre has no time to respond to each and every allegation of these "dramebaaz".
Reuters | Thursday June 9, 2016
"We are launching with a comprehensive offer in a limited area and will take our time to hone and improve our service."
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 9, 2016
India-US ties have transitioned into a "new" era, moving beyond working for only mutual benefit, and it is time that the two countries start working together for the betterment of the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 8, 2016
Seeking to clear the air on a second term for Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will take a call on this "at an appropriate time".
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 8, 2016
US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not address a joint press conference after their meeting because of scheduling issues and the two leaders wanted more time to discuss several pressing matters, a presidential spokesman said today. "I think the issue was just a matter of scheduling," White House Press Secretary Josh Ea...
India News | Agencies | Friday June 3, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Afghanistan for the second time in six months this weekend, on a one-day visit to inaugurate a dam with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 30, 2016
Meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time after weathering a month-long political crisis in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said the former has a "friendly attitude" towards all CMs, including him, and hoped it remains the same in future.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 28, 2016
Former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao had proposed to confer Bharat Ratna to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose posthumously, indicating that the government at that time had accepted the death of the freedom fighter, according to declassified files on Netaji released today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 25, 2016
Invoking the age-old cultural bonds between India and Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it was time for the two countries to "march together" by regaining the "past glory" of historical ties which had witnessed its share of "ups and downs".
Blog | Maya Mirchandani | Wednesday May 25, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Iran is historic -for the first time in over a decade, an Indian premier has travelled to the oil-rich country. A huge deal has been scored - with nearly 500 million dollars as the first big investment, India will develop the Chabahar port, located just 60 miles from Pakistan's Gwadar port, which is being mod...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 23, 2016
Falling back on its national icons in the time of depressing lows, Congress is planning to digitalise the photographs and speeches of former prime minister Indira Gandhi including interviews given by her in September 1984, a month before she was assassinated.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 22, 2016
Two key proposed social sector reforms which seek to protect the rights of transgenders and address the problem of drug abuse are unlikely to be introduced anytime soon, with the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) putting them on hold for the time being.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Friday May 20, 2016
For the first time since September 2014 -- following its electoral victories in Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra -- the BJP had cause to celebrate on Thursday.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 19, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted birthday wishes to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani today - for the second time this year. This time, he remarked, he got it right.
India News | Agencies | Monday May 16, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had his mother visiting him at his official Race Course Road residence, for the first time since he started living there nearly two years back.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan | Thursday May 5, 2016
Rahul Gandhi's jab about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "suit-boot" government commanded the latest in a lengthy list of comebacks today, this time from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
NDTV Profit Team | Friday April 29, 2016
For the first time, the tax department has made public a solid amount of data on income tax for 16 years, including the earnings disclosed by different categories of people. "It's a big step for transparency," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A total of 84 page data has been released and put in the public domain for the first time, an official sa...
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday April 26, 2016
British Prime Minister David Cameron told the management of Tata Steel on Tuesday that any sale of its remaining British assets would have to cover the whole of its business and be given sufficient time to take place.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 25, 2016
Taking a dig at Narendra Modi for his poll campaign in north eastern states, Shiv Sena today said the Prime Minister should have taken out time to visit drought-hit Marathwada as well.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 25, 2016
In a dig at Narendra Modi, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday said the country was afflicted by a number of disasters as the Prime Minister had taken oath at an 'inauspicious' time.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 18, 2016
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull handed his trigger to call July elections today, after the Senate for a second time rejected government legislation to re-establish a construction industry watchdog.