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27 March, 2019 13:17 IST | mid-day online desk Check for updates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Wednesday, two weeks ahead of the commencement of polling in the country

  • 27 March, 2019 13:09 IST

    Narendra Modi said, "Today's A-SAT missile has given new strength to security and vision of the country. We want to assure the world that our new capability is not against any country but is the defensive initiative of a fast-moving India. India has always been against the arm race in space and this operation hasn't changed that. This does not violate any international treaty or law."

  • 27 March, 2019 12:44 IST
  • 27 March, 2019 12:44 IST

    Narendra Modi: A-SAT missile will give new strength to India's space programme. I assure the international community that our capability won't be used against anyone but is purely India's defence initiative for its security. We're against arms raised in space. This test won't breach any international law or treaties

  • 27 March, 2019 12:44 IST
  • 27 March, 2019 12:43 IST
  • 27 March, 2019 12:40 IST

    PM Narendra Modi: Today is March 27. A while ago, India achieved a historic feat. India today registered itself as a space power. Till now, 3 countries of the world- America, Russia, and China had this achievement. India is the 4th country to have achieved this feat

  • 27 March, 2019 12:38 IST
  • 27 March, 2019 12:37 IST

    Prime Minister in his address to the nation said  that shooting down low orbit satellite is a rare achievement for the country. He reiterated that India's action not directed against any country

  • 27 March, 2019 12:28 IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Today, we have enough satellites that are contributing in various segments such as agriculture, disaster management, communication, weather, navigation etc

  • 27 March, 2019 12:28 IST

    PM Narendra Modi: 'Mission Shakti' operation was a difficult target to achieve which was completed successfully within three minutes of launch

  • 27 March, 2019 12:24 IST

    PM Narendra Modi: India has entered its name as an elite space power. An anti-satellite weapon A-SAT, successfully targeted a live satellite on a low earth orbit

  • 27 March, 2019 12:19 IST

    PM Narendra Modi's address to the nation to begin in approximately 8 minutes

  • 27 March, 2019 12:05 IST

    While the wait gets longer, Twitterverse started speculating on what Prime Minister Modi has to say. Here are some of the tweets...

  • 27 March, 2019 12:04 IST

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  • 27 March, 2019 11:42 IST

    Seven-phased elections in the country will begin on April 11 and end on May 19. Counting of votes will take place on May 23. The tenure of the current government will end on May 22

  • 27 March, 2019 11:40 IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Wednesday, two weeks ahead of the commencement of polling in the country. "I would be addressing the nation at around 11:45 AM - 12.00 noon with an important message. Do watch the address on television, radio or social media."

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