Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 29, 2016
"This is the second time Hema Malini has been allotted a prime plot in the Mumbai suburbs. Earlier, in 1997, the (then) Shiv Sena-BJP government had given her a plot of land, but she could not develop it due to CRZ (Coastal Regulation Zone) issues," RTI activist Anil Galgali told IANS
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday January 23, 2016
On the 119th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today put in the public domain, for the first time, 100 files on the freedom fighter that have been classified till now.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday January 23, 2016
Sambia Sohrab, the prime accused in the hit-and-run case in which a young Air Force officer was killed while rehearsing for the Republic Day parade, has confessed that he was driving the Audi SUV at the time of the incident, sources have said.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday January 25, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will visit his constituency the fifth time after assuming office in May, 2014, will distribute aids to nearly 8,000 differently- abled people.
Wednesday January 20, 2016
The Sensex sank over 550 points on Wednesday to slip below the psychological 24,000 mark for the first time since May 16, 2014, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the BJP to a big win in the general elections.
India News | Reuters | Friday January 15, 2016
Toshiba Corp's Westinghouse Electric hopes to clinch a deal to build six nuclear reactors in India by end-March, its CEO said, in time for a possible visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Washington to attend a global nuclear summit.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 13, 2016
Spain's parliament holds its first session Wednesday, with lawmakers from four conflicting main parties taking their seats at a time of political turmoil intensified by a resurgent secessionist threat in the Catalonia region.
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta; Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 5, 2016
Lashing out at the Centre in the wake of the Pathankot terror strike, the Shiv Sena today said it had warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to trust Pakistan and that time has now come for him to focus on India rather than trying to unite the world.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 3, 2016
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for talking about Yoga at a time when an encounter with terrorists was raging on at Pathankot Air Base.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 3, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today it was now time that India ended its dependence on imported weaponry and become self-sufficient as it did in respect of food grains.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 30, 2015
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said it is "high time" India and Pakistan set aside their hostilities and expressed confidence that the of goodwill generated by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's visit to Lahore will persist.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 30, 2015
Scientist Goverdhan Mehta will be the chief guest at the annual convocation of Jamia Millia Islamia on January 19 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his inability to preside over the event due to time constraints.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 25, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spent some time with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troops deployed to secure the Indian High Commission here in Afghanistan as he lauded their courage and dedication by complimenting them with a 'keep it up' remark.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday December 24, 2015
Cricketer-turned -politician Kirti Azad, whom the BJP suspended today, told NDTV that he expects Prime Minister Narendra Modi to support him, since he is fighting corruption. At the same time, he said he has evidence of the corruption, which he would use if he found himself "back to the wall".
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 23, 2015
Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has for the first time blamed the country's senior civilian and military leadership for his decision to impose emergency in 2007 by saying they have been consulted before taking the decision.
World News | Reuters | Monday December 21, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's defence policy shift to allow the military to fight abroad for the first time since 1945 could be used by militants as an excuse to attack Japan, a ruling party lawmaker who hopes one day to succeed Abe said today.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday December 22, 2015
At a time when Delhi is gasping for some fresh air amid alarming levels of air pollution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gifted Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan a pollution free electric bus.
Thomson Reuters | Monday December 14, 2015
The country's annual coal imports are set to fall for the first time in five years as domestic output surges under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push to expand domestic mining and eventually stop thermal coal imports by 2017.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday December 12, 2015
A dais on the ghats of Ganga, Sanskrit chantings, the melody of bhajans, candles, flowers and incense - Varanasi was at its traditional best for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this evening.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 10, 2015
After leading the 'grand alliance' to a spectacular victory in Bihar Assembly polls in a virtual one-on-one battle with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today met him in Delhi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 9, 2015
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi, Government today dared him to give proof in Parliament on his allegations against the government and Prime Ministers Office on the National Herald issue instead of wasting time of the House, after the opposition party stalled proceedings alleging political vendetta.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 7, 2015
Time is running out to avert "a climate catastrophe," UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned today as ministers opened a frenetic week of talks in Paris to forge a 195-nation accord to brake global warming.
World News | Agencies | Monday December 7, 2015
US President Barack Obama described the mass shooting in California an "act of terrorism" in an address to the nation four days after the carnage left 14 dead.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi were in separate houses today as they spoke at the same time in Parliament in discussions that have seen intense sparring between the government and the opposition.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently among the top 10 of the TIME Person of the Year readers' choice poll in the company of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and Pope Francis.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 30, 2015
At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi has struck a conciliatory note with opposition, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the Centre was ready to discuss the issue of intolerance in the ongoing session of Parliament if Opposition allows the House to function.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday November 27, 2015
During a special discussion on the Constitution in the Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that it is the demand of time that we make people aware of the sanctity and strength of our Constitution. The PM added that "Marking November 26 as Constitution Day is not to undermine January 26 (Republic Day)."
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 23, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kerala on December 15 for the first time after assuming office last year, BJP state president V Muraleedharan today said.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Monday November 23, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government was heading in the "right direction", BJP veteran LK Advani said today, softening his tone for the first time since joining an open rebellion against the party's current leadership.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Friday November 20, 2015
At 2 pm on Friday, Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar chief minister on a massive stage at Patna's Gandhi Maidan. Lalu Yadav's son Tejaswi Yadav was the next to be sworn in, followed by his older brother Tej Pratap; both are first time lawmakers.