Speaking on the third day of his Japan visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for greater cooperation between the two nations and invited the Japanese business leaders to invest in India while promising them better investment opportunities and speedy decisions by his government.
The government was faced with an embarrassing situation Wednesday over reports which claimed that Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj had been ticked off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an alleged "misconduct", prompting the Home Minister as well as the PMO to issue strong denials.
CPI on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for "concentrating powers" in the Prime Minister`s Office, apart from representing a "combination of corporate, right reactionary ideology and communalism".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, through a statement issued from his office, reportedly asked all government departments to allow self-certification/ attestation of documents and to reduce the use of affidavits in a bid to ease the hassles faced by the common man.
India and Brazil Wednesday signed an agreement in Brasilia on cooperation in augmentation of a Brazilian earth station for receiving and processing data from Indian Remote Sensing satellites (IRS), the Prime Minister`s Office said.
Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of concentrating power in his hands and said the government`s decision asking Secretaries to report to the PMO is "dilution of and disrespect to" the cabinet system.