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Narendra Modi made 40 trips since 2014: A list of countries visited, expenses incurred on chartered flights in four years

On Saturday, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government in the Centre completed four years in power. During the four years, Modi led the government through several key decisions on foreign policy. India’s foreign policy was pushed through multiple personal visits by the prime minister to countries around the world, from Pakistan and Bhutan to the United States and Israel. “Under Modi, India redefined its approach to maintaining relationships with […]

Prakash Raj to Amitabh Bachchan: “Speak up, Sir. We need your voice”

On Monday, noted Karnataka actor and activist Prakash Raj urged his Bollywood colleagues to stand up against growing saffron surge in the country and speak truth to the power. Deploring that most of the Bollywood celebrities are too scared to speak out, multilingual actor and activist Prakash Raj on Monday requested his senior colleague Amitabh Bachchan to break his silence over burning issues confronting the country. During a Facebook live […]

Narendra Modi has no moral right to be Prime Minister of India:Karnataka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for accusing the Congress government in the state of corruption and claiming that criminals rule it. A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Bengaluru and vowed to wipe Congress out of Karnataka, state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strongman saying “he is morally not right to be […]

'Indian women are taking rapid strides in all fields': Full-text of Narendra Modi's 40th 'Mann Ki Baat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the achievements of women in various fields, saying that nothing is impossible for them if they have a strong will. Following is the full-text of Modi’s 40th edition of the monthly radio address: My dear countrymen, Namaskar. This is the first episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in the year 2018. Just a couple of days ago, we celebrated our Republic Day festival with gaiety & […]

CLAMORWORLD SPECIAL : Lessons From Gujarat Elections For BJP

The Gujarat election results is all about anti-climax. BJP has won majority and the question is about how many seats it has lost. Congress has lost the elections but the chat is about how many seats they have gained. Yes indeed this is the changed dynamics that BJP needs to take into consideration going forward. There are some in the political circles who use terms like anti-incumbency and pro-cumbency to […]

GES 2017: PM Narendra Modi invites global entrepreneurs to invest in India

GES 2017: PM Narendra Modi invites global entrepreneurs to invest in India Hard-selling his government’s reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited global entrepreneurs on Tuesday to come to India, saying that it provides an investment friendly environment where restrictions have been removed and archaic laws abolished. Speaking at Global Entrepreneur Summit 2017, he said over 1,200 outdated laws have been scrapped, 87 rules for foreign investment eased in 21 sectors and […]

Narendra Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad (Telangana) Metro Rail tomorrow

Narendra Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad (Telangana) Metro Rail tomorrow The much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and start commercial operations from 29 November. Billed as the largest metro project in the world in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode, the project which was once on the brink of collapse is finally coming to a reality. The 30-kilometre stretch from Miyapur to Nagole will […]

Arun Shourie attacks Narendra Modi: Sad descent of an intellectual into unbalanced rage and illogic

The overwhelming emotion of watching Arun Shourie snipe incessantly at Narendra Modi is one of profound sadness. The dazzlingly brilliant public intellectual is so overcome with bitterness these days that he frequently lets hatred interfere with his objectivity. Once Shourie could find no fault with Modi. Now, he finds a byzantine conspiracy in even the prime minister’s shadow. It was breathtaking to note the bilious animosity during Shourie’s NDTV interview […]

Meet Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben, whose blessings the PM seeks on his birthdays

Over three years ago in Gandhinagar, 95-year-old Heeraben watched, teary-eyed, as Narendra Modi vowed to bear true faith and allegiance to India’s Constitution at a ceremony in New Delhi. Her age and health had prevented her from travelling to the Capital to watch her son become India’s fourteenth Prime Minister. But less than four months later, he would come to seek her blessings in person – on his 64th birthday. […]

Raghuram Rajan's revelations on demonetisation: Narendra Modi shouldn’t have ignored his caution

Let’s begin with two questions. One, if Raghuram Rajan didn’t approve of demonetisation “at any point during his term”, how did the government claim it got the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on board some six months before the launch to start preparations for the massively disruptive exercise in the economy? Rajan left the RBI on 4 September 2016 and demonetisation was announced just two months later, on 8 November […]