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New updates: Congress appoints Gaurav Gogoi as party's deputy leader in Lok Sabha
Updated On : 14 Jul 2024 | 11:13 PM IST

PM Modi crosses 100 mn followers on X, becomes most followed world leader

PM Modi is far ahead of other world leaders including US President Joe Biden, who currently has 38.1 mn followers, HH Sheikh Mohammed, the present ruler of Dubai (11.2 mn) and Pope Francis (18.5 mn)

PM Modi crosses 100 mn followers on X, becomes most followed world leader
Updated On : 14 Jul 2024 | 10:48 PM IST

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi condemn assassination attempt on Trump during rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed deep concern over the attack on former US president Donald Trump, and said violence has no place in politics and democracies. Trump's campaign said that he was doing well after an assassination attempt at his election rally in Pennsylvania. Modi said on X, "Deeply concerned by the attack on my friend, former President Donald Trump. Strongly condemn the incident. Violence has no place in politics and democracies. Wish him speedy recovery." Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the deceased, those injured and the American people, he added. Trump was injured during his election rally when a suspected shooter fired multiple shots toward the stage from an elevated position outside of the rally venue in Butler, the US Secret Service said.

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi condemn assassination attempt on Trump during rally
Updated On : 14 Jul 2024 | 11:47 AM IST

Modi, SRK, Tendulkar among attendees at Anant-Radhika's blessing ceremony

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, superstars Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, American reality TV stars Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian, actor couple Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor on Saturday dressed up to the nines for the blessing ceremony of the newlyweds Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant. It was just another day in what already has been months-long celebrations to mark the lavish wedding of Anant, the youngest son of Asia's richest man, with pharmaceutical heiress and childhood sweetheart Radhika. They tied the knot on Friday. The blessing ceremony will be held at Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. Bachchan, dressed in a colourful kurta-pyjama and a shawl, arrived on the green carpet with granddaughter Navya Nanda in a white saree and son-in-law Nikhil Nanda in a black bandhgala. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan reached the venue with Aaradhya Bachchan and posed for the phalanx of photographers. Shah Rukh graced the green carpet with wife Gauri Khan, daughter Suhana Khan and mother-in-law .

Modi, SRK, Tendulkar among attendees at Anant-Radhika's blessing ceremony
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 11:49 PM IST
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 11:12 PM IST

Media's natural role is to create discourse by discussing issues: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the media's natural role is to create discourse by discussing serious issues as he inaugurated the Indian Newspaper Society's secretariat, INS Towers, in Mumbai. He said the role of newspapers is crucial in the journey to Viksit Bharat in the next 25 years and appealed to Indian publications to enhance their global presence. Modi expressed confidence that India will soon become the third-largest economy and spoke about how the nation has become the leader in digital payments. "Media makes people aware of their strength. Media's natural role is to create discourse by discussing serious issues," Modi said. The role of newspapers is very important in the journey to Viksit Bharat in the next 25 years. The citizens of a country who gain confidence in their capabilities start achieving new heights of success. The same is happening in India today, Modi said while addressing the gathering at Bandra Kurla Complex. He said the INS has not only .

Media's natural role is to create discourse by discussing issues: PM Modi
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 11:07 PM IST

Eighty million new jobs in last three to four years, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that as per a report by the RBI, eight crore new jobs were made available in the country in the last three to four years. Modi was speaking at an event in Mumbai's Goregaon suburb after launching and laying the foundation stone for Rs 29,000 crore projects in road, railway and port sectors in the city. RBI recently published a detailed report on employment. As per the report, around eight crore new jobs were created in the last three-four years. This figure has silenced those spreading fake narrative on jobs, Modi said. "Skill development and employment are needed in the country and our government is working in this direction," he said. The upcoming infrastructure projects in and around Mumbai will boost connectivity of the city with nearby areas, he said. Small and big investors have welcomed our government's third term with enthusiasm, he said. My aim is to make Maharashtra the world's big financial powerhouse and to make Mumbai a .

Eighty million new jobs in last three to four years, says PM Modi
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 8:32 PM IST

Innovative approach of PM Modi led to launch of UDAY scheme, says book

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's innovative approach averted a crisis in the power sector and led to the launch of transformative UDAY scheme, according to a book authored by R Balasubramaniam. Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was launched in 2015 with the objective of achieving a comprehensive financial and operational revival of power distribution companies. The book titled 'Power Within: The Leadership Legacy of Narendra Modi' among other things talks about Modi's attentiveness to varied viewpoints, insistence on innovative, out-of-the-box solutions, and creation of a conducive environment for junior officers to contribute ideas in policy making. Balasubramaniam is a member of Capacity Building Commission, which was created in 2021 to facilitate preparation of annual capacity building plans of departments, ministries and agencies, among other things. Quoting Finance Secretary T V Somanathan, the book said a meeting was convened by the Prime Minister's Office to deal with the .

Innovative approach of PM Modi led to launch of UDAY scheme, says book
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 7:13 PM IST

PM Modi to inaugurate projects worth Rs 29,000 cr in Mumbai today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch, dedicate to the nation and lay foundation stones of projects costing over Rs 29,400 crore at a function at NESCO Exhibition Centre in Goregaon during his visit to Mumbai on Saturday, officials have said. The PM will lay the foundation stones of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority's (MMRDA) Thane-Borivali and the BMC's Goregaon Mulund Link Road projects, both with twin tunnels. He will lay the foundation stone for Central Railway's Kalyan yard remodelling and the Gati Shakti MultiModal Cargo Terminal at Turbhe in Navi Mumbai. He will dedicate to the nation new platforms at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and extension of platforms 10 and 11 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, an official said on Friday. An MMRDA spokesperson said the Thane- Borivali Tunnel Project is being built at Rs 16,600 crore, adding the twin tube tunnels passing under Sanjay Gandhi National Park will create a direct connection between Western Express Highw

PM Modi to inaugurate projects worth Rs 29,000 cr in Mumbai today
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 9:25 AM IST

PM Modi wants to finish AAP, says Sanjay Singh on CM Kejriwal's arrest

AAP leaders claimed that the interim bail order proved that the agencies and the government had made a false case in the alleged excise policy scam

PM Modi wants to finish AAP, says Sanjay Singh on CM Kejriwal's arrest
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 7:50 AM IST

June 4 to go down as 'Modi Mukti Diwas': Cong on 'Samvidahaan Hatya Diwas'

The Congress on Friday slammed the government's move to declare June 25, the day the Emergency was declared in 1975, as 'Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas' as yet another "headline-grabbing exercise in hypocrisy" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge also accused the BJP of insulting Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar by using a word like "murder" with the "sacred word Constitution". Taking a swipe at the government over the decision, the opposition party said that from now on, the people of India will observe "Aajivika Hatya Diwas" on November 8, the day demonetisation was announced in 2016. Kharge alleged the BJP-RSS wants to implement 'Manusmriti' by erasing the Constitution so the rights of Dalits, tribals and backward classes can be attacked. In a post in Hindi on X, he said, "Narendra Modi ji, in the last 10 years, your government has marked 'Samvidhan Hatya Diwas' everyday. You have snatched self-respect from every poor and deprived section of the country every

June 4 to go down as 'Modi Mukti Diwas': Cong on 'Samvidahaan Hatya Diwas'
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 7:23 AM IST

Highlights of the day: Repair work on Munak Canal likely to complete by Friday night, says Atishi

From Amit Shah's announcement of Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas to Supreme Court hearing Arvind Kejriwal's plea; stay with us for all the news updates from across the globe

Highlights of the day: Repair work on Munak Canal likely to complete by Friday night, says Atishi
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 11:46 PM IST

PM to lay foundation stones of projects worth Rs 29k cr during Mumbai visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch, dedicate to the nation and lay foundation stones of projects costing more than Rs 29,400 crore at a function at NESCO Exhibition Centre in Goregaon during his visit to Mumbai on Saturday, officials said. The PM will lay foundation stones of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority's (MMRDA) Thane-Borivali and the BMC's Goregaon Mulund Link Road projects, both of which have twin tunnels. "He will lay the foundation stone for Central Railway's Kalyan yard remodelling and the Gati Shakti MultiModal Cargo Terminal at Turbhe in Navi Mumbai. He will dedicate to the nation new platforms at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and extension of platforms 10 and 11 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus," an official said. An MMRDA spokesperson said the Thane- Borivali Tunnel Project is being built at a cost of Rs 16,600 crore, adding the twin tube tunnels passing under Sanjay Gandhi National Park will create a direct connection between Western ...

PM to lay foundation stones of projects worth Rs 29k cr during Mumbai visit
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 11:41 PM IST

Modi & 'jai jawan, jai kisan' trap

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another

Modi & 'jai jawan, jai kisan' trap
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 9:30 AM IST

PM Modi, FM Sitharaman meet top economists ahead of Union Budget 2024

Social sector push, rural economic development discussed at key meet

PM Modi, FM Sitharaman meet top economists ahead of Union Budget 2024
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 8:57 PM IST

Budget 2024: Kharge attacks PM Modi on 5 economic issues on inflation, jobs

Budget 2024: In a post on social media platform 'X', Kharge pointed out economic problems related to inflation, and problems faced by youth and farmers

Budget 2024: Kharge attacks PM Modi on 5 economic issues on inflation, jobs
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 8:04 PM IST

PM Modi highlights BIMSTEC's role as an engine for economic, social growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reaffirmed India's commitment to seven-nation grouping BIMSTEC and stressed on its role as an engine for economic and social growth. The foreign ministers of the BIMSTEC member states made a joint call on Modi on the second and final day of their retreat in Delhi. The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), brings together seven countries of South and Southeast Asia for multifaceted cooperation. Besides India, the BIMSTEC comprises Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan. "Glad to meet BIMSTEC Foreign Ministers. Discussed ways to strengthen regional cooperation, including connectivity, energy, trade, health, agriculture, science, security and people-to-people exchanges. Conveyed full support to Thailand for a successful Summit," Modi said on X. A readout by the PMO said Modi reaffirmed India's commitment to a peaceful, prosperous, resilient and safe BIMSTEC region and ...

PM Modi highlights BIMSTEC's role as an engine for economic, social growth
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 6:26 PM IST

Modi govt departs from privatisation plans, might overhaul state-run firms

The aim is to raise $24 billion in the current April-March fiscal year and re-invest the funds in the companies

Modi govt departs from privatisation plans, might overhaul state-run firms
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 2:23 PM IST

Three Maha Congress MLAs skip key party meeting ahead of council polls

Amid talks of cross-voting, three of the 37 Congress MLAs in Maharashtra skipped a meeting called by the party ahead of the legislative council polls on Friday. Zeeshan Siddique, Jitesh Antapurkar and Sanjay Jagtap were absent in the meeting held here on Thursday night. Antapurkar is close to former chief minister Ashok Chavan, who switched to BJP a few months ago, while Zeeshan's father Baba Siddique joined the Ajit Pawar-led NCP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Sanjay Jagtap skipped the meeting as he was in wari' (annual pilgrimage procession) and on his to the temple town of Pandharpur. The party said Jagtap had informed the leadership about his absence. However, Sulabha Khodke, whose husband is a close aide of Ajit Pawar, and Hiraman Khoskar, said to be in touch with the NCP, attended the meeting. Senior Congress leader Nitin Raut told PTI that his party is in a comfortable position. It is the ruling alliance which is scared which is why they have held their MLAs hostage, ...

Three Maha Congress MLAs skip key party meeting ahead of council polls
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 9:54 AM IST

News updates: Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Arvind Kejriwal's challenge to ED arrest on Fri

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News updates: Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Arvind Kejriwal's challenge to ED arrest on Fri
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 10:10 PM IST