Narendra Modi government

Govt to introduce new mechanism, launch helpline to curb child pornography

Govt to introduce new mechanism, launch helpline to curb child pornography

The central government is not satisfied with the existing mechanism to tackle child pornography.

Nov 23, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
SC junks plea against Blue Whale Challenge as Centre says can’t regulate it

SC junks plea against Blue Whale Challenge as Centre says can’t regulate it

The Supreme Court on Monday disposed of petition against the Blue Whale Challenge after the central government argued that it was not possible to regulate the game.

Nov 20, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Pre-budget media quarantine in FinMin to start from Dec 1

Pre-budget media quarantine in FinMin to start from Dec 1

This would be last full budget of the Narendra Modi led government which came to power in May 2014.

Nov 15, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's economic council to link growth with social aspects

PM Narendra Modi's economic council to link growth with social aspects

The Council also laid out a road map for stepping up job creation, skill development and recommended enhanced resource investment in social sectors including health and education.

Nov 10, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Profiles of four ministers promoted in Modi govt

Profiles of four ministers promoted in Modi govt

PM Modi has promoted four ministers on Sunday in a Cabinet reshuffle for their exceptional work. 

Sep 03, 2017, 21:23 PM IST
Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore appointed India's new sports minister

Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore appointed India's new sports minister

Colonel Rathore first stepped in a shooting range in the mid 1990s and some years later, he became India's first ever individual silver medal winner at the Olympic Games.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Modi govt to launch crackdown on graft-tainted officers to make India corruption-free

Modi government has taken an initiative to crackdown on corrupt officials. The government has asked vigilance department of every ministry to prepare a dossier of corrupt officials.

Jul 31, 2017, 11:46 AM IST
 Pakistan cannot take Kashmir issue to International Court of Justice, issue can only be resolved bilaterally: Sushma Swaraj

Pakistan cannot take Kashmir issue to International Court of Justice, issue can only be resolved bilaterally: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj said on Monday that Pakistan cannot take Kashmir to ICJ.

Jun 05, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
UN revises downward India's GDP growth for 2017

UN revises downward India's GDP growth for 2017

The United Nations has revised downward India's economic growth forecast for 2017 but predicted an increased 7.9 percent GDP growth next year as it cautioned that stressed balance sheets in the banking sectors will prevent strong investment rebound in the near term.

May 16, 2017, 20:13 PM IST
GST scheduled for July 1 rollout, will not lead to any significant increase in prices of goods: FM Jaitley

GST scheduled for July 1 rollout, will not lead to any significant increase in prices of goods: FM Jaitley

He added that tax rates on goods may go down marginally under the new indirect tax regime while services may see some increase.

May 08, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
No talks with J&K separatists unless violence ends: Amit Shah

No talks with J&K separatists unless violence ends: Amit Shah

"The Modi government has already clarified before the Supreme Court that it would not hold any talks unless the violence stops in Jammu and Kashmir," he told reporters.

May 06, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
Modi govt's policies revolutionary, for first time people rejected religious identities: BJP resolution

Modi govt's policies revolutionary, for first time people rejected religious identities: BJP resolution

For the first time people are voting for development instead of caste and religious identities, the party claimed, as it cited its massive win in Uttar Pradesh and rise in Manipur to make its point.

Apr 16, 2017, 21:38 PM IST
India may again take 'out of box' action against Pakistan: Amit Shah

India may again take 'out of box' action against Pakistan: Amit Shah

The Narendra Modi government may again take "out of the box" action against Pakistan if it continues to indulge in a proxy war against India, BJP President Amit Shah told the party's office-bearers at a meeting on Friday.

Jan 06, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
Mamata to reach Delhi on Monday for opposition parties'' meeting

Mamata to reach Delhi on Monday for opposition parties'' meeting

"She will leave for Delhi in the afternoon," said a Trinamool Congress source.

Dec 25, 2016, 22:48 PM IST

UP Assembly elections: BSP chief Mayawati emerges as CM choice, as per survey

A survey has found that most people wanted BSP supremo to return as Uttar Pradesh CM next year.

Oct 13, 2016, 00:28 AM IST
BJP to emerge as largest party in UP Assembly elections, likely to get 170-183 seats

BJP to emerge as largest party in UP Assembly elections, likely to get 170-183 seats

Bharatiya Janata Party's is expected to win 170-183 seats in UP polls due to be held in 2017.

Oct 12, 2016, 21:45 PM IST
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana: Govt allocates Rs 12,000 cr to skill 1 crore people over 4 years

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana: Govt allocates Rs 12,000 cr to skill 1 crore people over 4 years

A Rs 12,000-crore outlay for Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) to impart skills to 1 crore people over the next four years (2016-20) got Cabinet approval Wednesday.

 

Jul 13, 2016, 18:32 PM IST
Assam assembly polls: Hindu Bengali organisations skeptical of Modi's eviction policy, says report

Assam assembly polls: Hindu Bengali organisations skeptical of Modi's eviction policy, says report

“Modi is conspicuous by his silence on the issue of evicted Bengalis in Assam.” 

Apr 10, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
Some initiatives need to be taken with regard to agenda of alliance with BJP: Mehbooba Mufti

Some initiatives need to be taken with regard to agenda of alliance with BJP: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday that some initiatives needed to be taken with regard to agenda of alliance that was formed with the BJP.

 

Mar 07, 2016, 16:53 PM IST

Women to get 50 percent reservation in panchayats: Minister

“Reservation for women in panchayats will facilitate more women to enter public sphere and it will empower them and strengthen country`s parliamentary democracy at the grassroot level.”

Feb 04, 2016, 20:19 PM IST