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Gujarat election a fight between development and dynasty: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a dig at the Congress, calling the Gujarat elections a fight between ‘development and dynasty,’ adding that development politics will triumph over family rule. “This election is between development and dynasty. Development will win, and dynasty will lose,” PM Modi said in an address to BJP workers at his ‘Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan’ in the state capital, Gandhinagar. In an all-out attack, the PM […]

After Demonetisation, cash to GDP ratio has come down to 9 percent: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed company secretaries from all over India at a programme to mark the golden jubilee year of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) in Delhi. While addressing a gathering, Modi said that after demonetisation, cash to GDP ratio has come down to nine per cent. He said that before November 8 last year it was 12 per cent. Modi also said,”During previous government’s […]

Prakash Raj slams PM Modi for his silence over Gauri Lankesh's murder

Actor Prakash Raj on Monday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence over journalist Gauri Lankesh’s murder. Speaking at the 11th state meet of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) in Bengaluru, Prakash Raj was quoted by The News Minute as saying, “Gauri’s killers may not have been caught yet but what is more distressing is those who celebrated her death. We may not be able […]

PM Modi To Inaugurate World's Second Biggest Dam On September 17

Fifty-six years after the foundation stone for the Sardar Sarovar Dam was laid by then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in Narmada district’s Kevadia, the dam, one of India’s biggest, will be finally inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17, which is also his birthday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said. “The Prime Minister will dedicate the Sardar Sarovar project to the nation after opening the 30 gates installed […]

PM Modi to write book for youth, to be out later this year

In a first-of-its-kind initiative by a serving prime minister, Narendra Modi will write a book dedicated to the youth, in which he will address core issues like overcoming examination stress, keeping one’s composure and even what to do after the exams are over. Publishers Penguin Random House (PRH) India said the book will be in multiple languages and out in book stores later this year. The book will cover many […]

GST launch: PM Modi rolls out India's biggest tax reform, says it's start of fair system ending black money, corruption

India launched its ambitious pan-India indirect tax regime, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the stroke of midnight hour to bind the country into a regime of “one nation, one tax, one market”. President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressed the button to launch the new indirect tax regime on a digital screen with “GST” emblazoned on it in a golden hue to mark the entry of […]

Top 10 quotes from PM Modi's address to the US Indian diaspora in Virginia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day official visit to the US, on Sunday addressed the Indian diaspora near here in Virginia. Here are the top quotes of PM Modi at the event: 1. When India talked of terrorism 20 years back, many in the world said its a law and order problem and didn’t understand it. Now terrorists have explained terrorism to them so we don’t have […]

PM Modi pushes out VIP, says 'every person is important'

Dipping deeper into the mindset of the common man who the detests the VIP culture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took the concept beyond prohibiting red beacons by coining a new term — EPI (Every Person is Important). In his monthly radio broadcast ‘Mann Ki Baat’, the Prime Minister said: “Our concept of New India is precisely that — in place of VIP, more priority should be accorded to […]

Hard work more powerful than Harvard: PM Modi mocks Amartya Sen over demonetization criticism

Mocking economists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said “hard work is more powerful than Harvard” as the latest GDP data shows demonetization did not affect growth rate, rather the figures improved. “On the one hand are those (critics of note ban) who talk of what people at Harvard say and on the other hand is a poor man’s son who through his hard work is trying to improve the economy,” he […]

A Billion Identities At Risk As PM Modi Widens Digital Reach

Shivam Shankar Singh woke last month to an e-mail from an Indian government department. It had a name, address, mobile phone number and bank account with a code for money transfers and investments made in a dairy farm. None of the details were his. The e-mail contained details submitted to a program that collects personal and biometric data, and was meant for someone from the eastern state of Bihar. Singh, […]