Narendra Modi

  • Narendra Modi among 30 most influential people on internet

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named among the 30 most influential people on the internet by Time magazine in a list which also features US President Barack Obama

  • Paes-Hingis present Aus Open winning racquets to PM Modi

    Multiple time Grand Slam champions Leander Paes and Martina Hingis met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today and presented him personally signed racquets with which they won the 2015 Australian Open mixed doubles title

  • Be Positive

    Why do we believe the worst about ourselves and our government? Our problems will increase even more rapidly if we wallow in negativeness of the kind we see among those who are supposed to mould our minds

  • Cabinet paves way for expanding Swacch Bharat Kosh

    The union cabinet on Wednesday cleared some enabling provisions to encourage participation of individuals and companies in the Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK), sources said

  • Open Letter: Dear Mr CM, focus on vikaas, not my dinner table

    Your leader, Mr Narendra Modi, promised us ‘vikaas’. He told us the BJP would follow the maxim of ‘minimum government and maximum governance’. He shared a dream of an India with less red tape, more jobs and high socio-economic indicators

  • Narendra Modi hints at changes in land bill, denounces Sayeed remarks

    On a day he again took on the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to meet farmers' concerns over issues of land and distanced himself from Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's comments on state elections that triggered a huge row

  • Government faces embarrassment in Rajya Sabha

    In a major embarrassment for the government in Rajya Sabha, an amendment to the president's speech was passed regretting the lack of reference to corruption and black money in the speech

  • J&K ruling coalition mired in row: PDP now demands Afzal Guru's remains

    Ruling PDP in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday demanded from the NDA government the return of the mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru, a day after assuming power in alliance with BJP

  • Maharashtra govt working on Centre's direction: Raj Thackeray

    MNS chief Raj Thackeray has charged the Maharashtra government with working on directives of the Centre

  • Modi offers assistance to avalanche-hit Afghanistan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani expressing condolence over deaths in avalanches in various parts of the country and offering any possible assistance in rescue and relief efforts

  • Mufti meets Modi, finalises cabinet

    Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Friday to finalise the cabinet of a PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir and said that both the parties were happy to serve the state

  • Rail budget 2015: Railways to mobilise Rs 17,655 cr from borrowing in 2015-16

    Indian Railways will borrow Rs 17,655 crore from markets through its two companies IRFC and Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd for capital expenditure during 2015-16, a nearly 47 per cent increase over the current fiscal year's revised estimate

  • Rail budget 2015: Rail budget forward looking, futuristic: Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday described the 2015 rail budget as a “watershed” moment for Indian Railways and called it "forward looking, futuristic and passenger-centric budget"

  • Amnesty International criticises Modi govt's rights record

    Human rights group Amnesty International today criticised the Narendra Modi-led government, saying under the new regime India has witnessed a rise in communal violence and its Land Acquisition Ordinance has put thousands of Indians at "risk" of forcible eviction

  • The volatile files

    Turbulence is the name of the game as Budget day nears. Do not press any panic buttons though

  • Anna Hazare set to launch agitation against land ordinance

    Ahead of his protest against the land ordinance here, social activist Anna Hazare today hinted at a bigger agitation at the Ramlila ground if the Narendra Modi government does not heed to his demands on the issue

  • Nitish returns as Bihar CM, to meet Modi over development

    Nitish Kumar Sunday returned as Bihar chief minister, nine months after he resigned following his party JD-U's massive defeat in the 2014 general elections

  • Don't stress yourself, take exams joyfully, Modi tells students

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday advised students to give up any stress, compete with themselves and not with others, and take examinations as an opportunity to realise their own potential

  • Indian priest freed by Taliban after 8 months, thanks PM Modi

    Indian Christian priest Father Alexis Prem Kumar who returned to India eight months after his abduction in Afghanistan, gave the credit of his return to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that it was because of him that he was here

  • Ahead of budget session, government reaches out to opposition

    Facing the crucial budget session where half a dozen ordinances have to be replaced by relevant laws, the NDA government Sunday reached out to the opposition over various issues, including the contentious land acquisition ordinance, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted said it was the "collective responsibility" of all parties to run parliament