A new department for skill development under HRD minister Smriti Irani and the launch of the Clean Ganga project are among the major announcements expected to be made by PM Narendra Modi in his first-ever Independence Day speech on August 15.
PM Narendra Modi said on Tuesday the Centre will work to bring about a kesar (saffron, the spice) revolution in Jammu and Kashmir. Saffron as a colour is associated with the BJP.
Even as different RSS affiliates oppose the reformist moves of the Narendra Modi government, top government ministers indicated on Monday there was no going back on these issues.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Sunday that the credit for the formation of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre goes to the people and not to any individual or party.
Although he holds charge of the ministry of personnel, public grievances and pensions under which the premier investigating agency functions, Modi will be the first PM in over one-and-a-half decades, HD Deve Gowda being the last one, to visit its head office.
Some of the people who were part of the behind-the-scenes digital war-room that helped Modi touch base with millions during his LS campaign have a new job: to use the internet to get people involved in governance.
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Without naming Rahul Gandhi, who last week led the Opposition in Lok Sabha in seeking a debate on communal violence and complained that the only person being heard was Modi, the PM said the Congress was still playing vote-bank politics.
Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata termed on Wednesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'doer' and said he should be given more time.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while supporting broad principles of inclusion and federalism, has asked Madhesi parties of the Tarai region of Nepal to think nationally and reach out to pahadis, people from the hills.
States set to get their metro projects include poll-bound Maharashtra, PM’s home state Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh where BJP bagged 71 out of 80 seats in the recent Lok Sabha polls.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to convene a meeting of chief ministers of the northeastern states to resolve the problems of the region, an official said in Agartala on Saturday.
On his first trip abroad as PM, Modi took along representatives of Doordarshan, AIR and select news agencies. Unlike his predecessor, he has not appointed any high-profile journalist as his press adviser.
Outlining his larger vision for the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his council of ministers for the first time on Monday and laid down the ground rules to ensure good governance and development.
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