Category: Prime Minister Modi and his Cabinet 2019

PM greets people of Telangana on Statehood Day

New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted the people of Telangana on Statehood Day. The prime minister also extended his wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh. Telangana was carved out of Andhra Pradesh. On Telangana’s Statehood Day, my best wishes to the people of this wonderful […]

PM mourns Veeru Devgan’s demise, sends condolence letter to family

New Delhi, Jun 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a condolence letter to action director Veeru Devgan’s family remembered the Hindi film industry veteran for his contribution to Indian cinema.  Veeru Devgan, who was the popular action director behind films such as “Roti Kapda Aur Makaan” and “Mr Natwarlal” […]

PM greets people of Telangana on Statehood Day

New Delhi, Jun 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted the people of Telangana on Statehood Day.  The prime minister also extended his wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh. Telangana was carved out of Andhra Pradesh. On Telangana’s Statehood Day, my best wishes to the people of […]

India’s security, welfare of people Modi govt’s priority: Shah

New Delhi, Jun 1: Home Minister Amit Shah Saturday said country’s security and welfare of the people are the key priorities of the Modi government. Shah, who assumed the charge of the sensitive ministry on Saturday, also said he would try his best to implement all these priorities. “Country’s […]

Cabinet extends cash handout programme for farmers: minister

NEW DELHI – India’s cabinet on Friday agreed to extend a programme of handing 6,000 rupees ($86) a year to another 25 million farmers of the country, farm minister Narendra Singh Tomar said. In the interim budget for the 2019/20 fiscal year presented in February, Prime Minister Narendra […]

Modi picks China expert and former envoy to U.S. to steer India’s foreign policy

NEW DELHI – It is time to get talking. That seemed to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message to both the United States and China on Friday when he named a highly rated career diplomat with expertise in dealing with both countries as India’s new foreign minister, diplomatic […]

The iron fist: Amit Shah becomes India’s home affairs minister

NEW DELHI – He made his name as a ruthless backroom politician and master strategist who won election victories for his boss, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also has a reputation for the incendiary, recently describing illegal Bangladeshi immigrants as “like termites” taking grain and jobs from […]

Amit Shah gets Home, Rajnath to be new Defence Minister, Jaishankar to be EAM

New Delhi, May 31: Amit Shah will be the new Home minister, Rajnath Singh the new Defence minister and Nirmala Sitharaman the new Finance minister, the Rashtrapati Bhavan announced on Friday. Former foreign secretary turned minister S Jaishankar has got the External Affairs ministry while Smriti Irani will be […]

Amit Shah gets Home, Rajnath to be new Defence Minister, Jaishankar to be EAM

New Delhi, May 31: Amit Shah will be the new Home minister, Rajnath Singh the new Defence minister and Nirmala Sitharaman the new Finance minister, the Rashtrapati Bhavan announced on Friday. Former foreign secretary turned minister S Jaishankar has got the External Affairs ministry while Smriti Irani will be […]

‘Khan Market Gang’: Modi mocks his elite adversaries

NEW DELHI – A tatty shopping centre originally built to house refugees in the heart of New Delhi has become a handy symbol for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his supporters to rub salt in the wounds of their opponents, who just got a drubbing in India’s general […]

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