PM Narendra Modi

Niti Aayog working with states for agri market reforms

Niti Aayog working with states for agri market reforms

Among the first set of reforms, Chand said contract farming has to be promoted and for which a model law has been framed both by the think-tank and the agriculture ministry.

Oct 13, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

GST anti-profiteering body: Govt to examine contours tomorrow

The chairman and members of the authority will have a term of two years or until they attain the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier, and shall be eligible for reappointment.

Oct 03, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

GST anti-profiteering body: Govt to examine contours tomorrow

The chairman and members of the authority will have a term of two years or until they attain the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier, and shall be eligible for reappointment.

Oct 03, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
India opens two border crossing points with Myanmar, Bangladesh

India opens two border crossing points with Myanmar, Bangladesh

India has opened two immigration check posts along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, a reflection of its growing closeness with the two eastern neighbours.

Oct 01, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
Shashi Shanker takes over as ONGC Chairman

Shashi Shanker takes over as ONGC Chairman

During his tenure, ONGC has conceptualised an ambitious company-wide project called 'DISHA' for creation of a paperless office platform, the implementation of which is now underway.

Oct 01, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
Cabinet approves mobile towers in cantonments

Cabinet approves mobile towers in cantonments

Prasad was addressing the meeting after attending the Cabinet meeting, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the morning.

Sep 27, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
Niti Aayog deputy chief says no harm in busting fiscal deficit target

Niti Aayog deputy chief says no harm in busting fiscal deficit target

Government officials last week told Reuters that they were contemplating spending up to Rs 500 billion (USD 7.61 billion)more to halt the slowdown, which could widen the federal fiscal deficit for the financial year ending next March to 3.7 percent of GDP from a budgeted target of 3.2 percent.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
PM Modi invites ONGC to develop energy efficient electric stove

PM Modi invites ONGC to develop energy efficient electric stove

The prime minister said this innovation would, in one stroke, significantly impact the nation's dependence on imported fuel.

Sep 25, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
 Bibek Debroy to head PM Modi's Economic Advisory Council

Bibek Debroy to head PM Modi's Economic Advisory Council

Other members of the Economic Advisory Council constituted by PM Modi are Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy, Ashima Goyal and Ratan Watal.

Sep 25, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses 36th edition of 'Mann ki Baat': Key highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses 36th edition of 'Mann ki Baat': Key highlights

This was the 36th episode of Mann Ki Baat, a monthly radio programme on which the Prime Minister addresses the nation.

Sep 24, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address 36th edition of ‘Mann ki Baat’ today at 11 AM- Here's what to expect

PM Narendra Modi to address 36th edition of ‘Mann ki Baat’ today at 11 AM- Here's what to expect

The Prime Minister initiated monthly radio show will also complete its three remarkable years today.

Sep 24, 2017, 06:32 AM IST
Ajinkya Rahane pledges to support PM Narendra Modi's 'Swachhata hi Seva' movement

Ajinkya Rahane pledges to support PM Narendra Modi's 'Swachhata hi Seva' movement

Apart from Rahane, actors Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar have also pledged their support to the movement.

Sep 23, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Varun Dhawan shares letter from PM Narendra Modi -- See pic

Varun Dhawan shares letter from PM Narendra Modi -- See pic

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan is extremely obliged. No, not because of good film offers he has been receiving but because of a letter, he received from none other than Shri Narendra Modi! 

Sep 22, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
 SBI launches India's first bond index series in UK

SBI launches India's first bond index series in UK

The FTSE SBI Bond Index Series "demonstrates SBI's commitment to play befitting leadership role" in development of India's bond market, SBI said in a statement.

Sep 22, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Cooperatives should explore new areas to double farm income: PM Narendra Modi

Cooperatives should explore new areas to double farm income: PM Narendra Modi

Stating that farmers are facing many problems, Modi said there is a need to establish a system to ensure farmers buy and sell at wholesale rates.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi invites Anushka Sharma to join #SwachhataHiSeva movement

PM Narendra Modi invites Anushka Sharma to join #SwachhataHiSeva movement

The Prime Minister had raised the issue of hygienic sanitation facilities while addressing the nation on August 15, 2014.

Sep 19, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
PM Modi to meet FM, officials to review economic situation today

PM Modi to meet FM, officials to review economic situation today

Increasing government spending, particularly on infrastructure, combined with quickly fixing the problems with GST may feature in tomorrow's deliberations.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
Supplied 80% steel required for Sardar Sarovar Project: SAIL

Supplied 80% steel required for Sardar Sarovar Project: SAIL

SAIL supplied around 85,000 tonnes of steel (TMT) for the entire Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd (SSNNL) project which comprises all the canals throughout Gujarat which are connected to Narmada River and Dam, the statement said.

Sep 17, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
Market pricing regime in fuels distorted by taxes: Assocham

Market pricing regime in fuels distorted by taxes: Assocham

Petroleum products do not come under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and prices vary at locations according to state taxes.

Sep 17, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
PM Modi's 'New India' push will start from NE: Sonowal

PM Modi's 'New India' push will start from NE: Sonowal

Sonowal said his government has prioritised PM Modi's vision of making the North East region as the new engine of India's growth.

Sep 16, 2017, 16:43 PM IST