HindustanTimes Tue,01 Sep 2015

Narendra Modi to unveil top 10 policy priorities, says aide

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to unveil his top 10 policy priorities on Thursday, seeking to unblock an investment logjam and setting deadlines for action in order to revive the economy.

Grand audience made Modi's swearing-in spectacular event

The setting was majestic – in the heart of New Delhi, in the precincts of the complex that embodies the essence of the Indian Republic, Rashtrapati Bhawan. The timing was perfect too – as the sun set, the past was left behind and a new regime took over.

Mamata Banerjee now looks to Modi for bailout

Despite her poll-time invectives against Narendra Modi, chief minister Mamata Banerjee is hoping he would deliver a fiscal relief package for debt-stressed West Bengal.

Clashes erupt in Karnataka town during BJP's rally

Tension prevailed in an area in Bijapur on Monday after groups belonging different communities clashed during victory rally organised by BJP, police said.

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Know who are within striking distance of booking a cabinet berth in Modi govt

Before the names are announced, HT takes a look at career snapshots of Modi and some of the leaders in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) camp who might be his ministers.

Bhutan PM, B'desh speaker arrive for Modi's swearing-in

Prime Minister of Bhutan Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay and Bangladesh Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury arrived in New Delhi on Sunday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of prime minister-elect Narendra Modi that is to be held on Monday.

Modi to be sworn-in tomorrow

Narendra Modi, who led BJP to an astounding victory in the Lok Sabha polls, will be sworn in as the Prime Minister on Monday in the forecourt of the majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan at a grand function to be attended by foreign dignitaries including SAARC leaders.

Narendra Modi to shift to 7 Race Course on Monday

Narendra Modi will shift to 7 Race Course Road on Monday after taking oath as India's 14th prime minister, informed sources said on Sunday.

HT readers choose top picks for ministry portfolios

Entries for a predict-and-win contest on show that the top pick of the readers for the job of home minister is BJP chief Rajnath Singh. Another important portfolio, external affairs, should be the destination Sushma Swaraj, our readers told us.

Narendra Modi to visit Rajghat tomorrow

Narendra Modi will visit Rajghat on Monday morning to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi ahead of being sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister. Modi, who is scheduled to take the oath of office and secrecy at 6pm on Monday, would visit Rajghat at 7am.

New PM’s ride: Scorpio to replace BMW?

The change of guard at the corridors of power in New Delhi may also signal a change in the chariot of the most powerful man in India. Prime Minister-inwaiting Narendra Modi has reportedly voiced his preference for his trusted cavalcade of armoured Mahindra Scorpios.

Bhojpuri starlet gets 6,430 votes as AAP candidate, ends up with Rs. 2.5-lakh debt

A disastrous Lok Sabha poll foray has left a down-on-luck Bhojpuri film and television actor with 6,430 votes and a Rs. 2.5-lakh debt she has no means to repay.

Jaya unlikely to attend Modi swearing-in ceremony

Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has still kept the suspense on whether she will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi on Monday. According to TV reports, Jayalalithaa will not attend the swearing-in ceremony.

Modi swearing-in: 5-star welcome for foreign guests

The red carpet is being rolled out like never before to a bevy of leaders attending Prime Minister- designate Narendra Modi’s swearing-in on Monday. All the fine niceties of protocol, which form a large part of diplomacy, will be in place as well.
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