Modi should apologise for questioning IAF capability: Congress

New Delhi, March 4  Questioning the BJP’s claims of 250 causalities in the air strikes in Pakistan’s Balakot, the Congress on Monday demanded of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise for claiming the India Air Force (IAF) felt the absence of Rafale fighter jets. Countering the Modi’s allegation of the opposition playing politics at the […]

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Will be there after 2019, don’t worry: Modi

Ahmedabad, March 4  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party, under his leadership, would return to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. “Don’t worry… I am coming back in 2019 so if you need anything from the Central government, you can tell me,” he told a massive gathering […]

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CPI-M to support Congress where it is in direct contest with BJP

New Delhi, March 4 The CPI-M on Monday said that in order to defeat the BJP-led alliance and ensure an alternative secular government is formed at the Centre, it would lend support to the Congress in states where it is in direct contest with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The party said that in West […]

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Modi politicising bravery of soldiers: Congress

New Delhi, March 3  The Congress on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of politicising the bravery and martyrdom of soldiers, saying he was resorting to credit-seeking for the valour of armed forces as a last resort before the Lok Sabha elections. In a statement, party leader Randeep Singh Surjewala referred to Modi’s speech at […]

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Puthiya Tamizhagam gets one LS seat from AIADMK

Chennai, March 2  The AIADMK has entered into an electoral pact with Puthiya Tamizhagam (PT), which will allow the latter to contest from one Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam said on Saturday. Announcing the tie-up, he said the PT will also support the ruling party in the by-elections for […]

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‘Abhinandan’ has assumed new meaning: Modi

New Delhi, March 2 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman and said the word “abhinandan” has assumed a new meaning as the IAF Wing Commander showed remarkable poise and calm during his captivity in Pakistan. “The strength of our country is that it changes the meaning of words in dictionary. Abhinandan […]

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Pakistan bowed before diplomatic pressure, ordered Abhinandan’s release within 24 hours: Amit Shah

New Delhi, March 2  BJP President Amit Shah on Friday described Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as a symbol of “bravery and valour” and said the diplomatic pressure by India forced Pakistan to order his release within 24 hours. “Abhinandan’s safe return is a matter of immense pleasure. He is a symbol of bravery and valour. […]

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Goa Minister defends use of ‘bouncers’ at official meeting

Panaji, March 1 A Goa Minister on Friday defended using “bouncers” at a state government meeting instead of police, saying they were “healthy Goans”, who just happened to be wearing jeans and black shirts. Responding to a series of questions from mediapersons at the state Secretariat about hiring bouncers instead of using the police, Town […]

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Adityanath thanks Modi for clearing Agra, Kanpur Metro projects

Lucknow, March 1  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approving the metro rail projects for Agra and Kanpur, officials said. He said these projects will not only ease congestion but also make commuting easier and environment friendly.  The Union Cabinet in a meeting chaired by Modi approved […]

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Modi to unveil rail-road projects in Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), March 1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil various rail-road development projects in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, on Friday later, said officials. Security has been heightened ahead of the visit with the deployment of police in large numbers. According to officials, the new projects will increase road and rail connectivity within the state. Modi […]

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