India growth story to pick up speed with development of NE: PM

 Highlighting “path breaking” economic reforms undertaken by his government, Prime Minister?Narendra Modi on Saturday?said India’s growth story will further pick up speed when there is an all-round development of the Northeast Inaugurating the two-day ‘Global Investors Summit’ hosted by Assam, he stressed on the importance of ‘Act East Policy’ in the Centre’s aim of achieving […]

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Triple Talaq Bill should be passed with the help of all political parties : PM Narendra Modi

 In the Budget session of Parliament, PM Narendra Modi today made a “humble request” to all political parties to help pass the bill on instant triple talaq saying it would be a New Year gift for Muslim women. PM Narendra Modi said despite his government’s efforts and people’s expectations the triple talaq bill could not […]

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Dialogue is the only way to resolve conflicts: PM

Dialogue is the only way to cut through deep-rooted religious stereotypes and prejudices that divide communities across the world and sow seeds of conflict between nations and societies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. “As the inter-connected and inter-dependent world of 21st century battles a number of global challenges, from terrorism to climate change, I […]

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GST has transformed economy: PM

Almost a month after the GST rollout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it has transformed the economy and marks an example of cooperative federalism as states have been partners in all the decisions related to the new indirect tax regime. He said the “smooth transition” of such a huge measure in a vast country […]

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Don’t politicise Triple Talaq: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the Muslim community to ensure that the triple talaq issue was not “politicised”, and hoped that intellectuals from the community would come forward to fight the practice. Addressing an event marking the birth anniversary of Kannada philosopher Basaveshwar here, Modi voiced the hope that Muslims in India would “show […]

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Ban on red beacons aimed at ending VIP culture mindset: PM

The decision to get rid of red beacons is aimed at removing the VIP culture from the mindset of certain people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today and added that the concept should be replaced with “EPI”, meaning “Every Person is Important”. A day before the government decision on red beacons comes into effect, he […]

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Govt biggest litigant, need to lessen load on judiciary: PM

Terming government as the “biggest litigant”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said there is a need to lessen the load on the judiciary which spends its maximum time in tackling cases where the government is a party. He also pitched for an All India Judicial Service on the lines of Indian Administrative Service. Addressing the […]

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Opposition misleading people on issue of tribal and forest land:PM

Amid a raging debate on the controversial land bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused opposition parties of misleading people on the issue of tribal and forest land saying such a campaign will hurt the interests of the country. He said tribal and forest land do not come under the ambit of the land bill […]

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Court reserves order for Jan 30 on comp against PM

An order of Delhi High court has been reserved for January on a complaint seeking registration of an FIR against Prime MinisterManmohan Singh and former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran for their alleged role in the 2G scam. According to the Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal after hearing the arguments from the CBI as well as the complainant Vivek Garg, “Arguments […]

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Petition for calling PM Manmohan Singh as ‘Shikhandi’

 After facing the criticism for taking potshots at Prime(PM) Minister Manmohan Singh, core member of team Anna, Prashant Bhushan will now have to face litigation over his remark. A city-based lawyer has filed a petition in court seeking permission to register a case against Prashant Bhushan for using the word ‘Shikhandi’ for Prime Minister Manmohan […]

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