PM Modi in Agra highlights: Rivals are coming together just to oppose us, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday launched road and underground sewerage system projects developed at an investment of Rs 1,100 crore in Solapur.Watch: PM Modi in Solapur: Hope Rajya Sabha passes historic quota bill

At a public rally here, Modi launched the four-laning of Solapur-Osmanabad section of NH-211, underground sewerage system and three sewage treatment plants.Modi also laid the foundation stone for a Rs 1811 crore housing project of 30,000 units under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. The project will improve connectivity between Solapur and Marathwada region.

Later in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an election rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra. The Prime Minister will fly to Agra from Bidar in Karnataka and reach the rally ground around 3:15 pm, said district authorities.

Here are the highlights:

Updated on Jan 09, 2019 06:44 PM IST
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5:20 pm IST

Proud of first woman defence minister: PM

Proud of first woman defence minister (Nirmala Sitharam) who is taking of care of the country’s security and gave a reply to the Opposition in the Parliament that left them speechless, said PM Modi.

5:19 pm IST

Rivals coming to together just to oppose us: PM

Political rivals, who didn’t even like to look each other, are now coming together just to oppose us,” said PM Modi in Agra.

5:17 pm IST

Be careful of those spreading lies: PM Modi

“We need to be careful of those selfish people who are spreading lies,” said PM Modi.

5:15 pm IST

They fear the chowkidar: PM Modi

‘They fear the chowkidar, which is why they want to throw me out of power,” said PM Modi.

5:05 pm IST

99% items brought below 28% GST slab: PM

Approximately 99% items have been brought under 28% GST slab, said PM Modi.

5:00 pm IST

Over 7 lakh benefitted within 100 days of Ayushman Bharat scheme: PM

With Ayushman Bharat Yojna or Modi care scheme in place, patients with critical illnesses have been benefitted. Within 100 days of introducing the scheme, over 7 lakh people have undergone or are undergoing treatment,” said PM Modi in Agra.

4:55 pm IST

A step towards smart city: PM

With projects like Gangajal project, and facilities like CCTV cameras are step towards Agra becoming a smart city. These facilities will also attract tourists,” said PM Modi.

4:52 pm IST

Cleaning Ganga also our priority: PM

“I want to inform you that under Namami Ganga Mission, the cleaning of river Yamuna is also our priority,” said PM Narendra Modi in Agra

4:50 pm IST

Gangajal project will also help tourism sector: PM

“Along with the people of Agra, tourists will also get clean Ganga water to drink, which is why they would want to spend more time here. Thus, helping the tourism sector as well,” said PM Modi.

4:45 pm IST

A step towards development: PM Modi

The projects worth Rs 3000 crore that have been inaugurated today are a step towards the development of Agra. It’s a measure to step up facilities related to water, education, and sanitation.

4:42 pm IST

PM Modi address public meeting

After laying the foundation stone of the Gangajal project, PM Modi began addressing public meeting in Agra.

4:40 pm IST

PM Modi inaugurates Gangajal project in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra

PM Modi today inaugurated Gangajal project in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra.

4:35 pm IST

PM to gift Gangajal Project to Agra: UP CM

PM Modi will today inaugurate the Gangajal Project, which is a gift to the residents of Agra, said UP CM Yogi Adityanath today while addressing a public rally.

4:30 pm IST

UP CM addresses rally

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath began addressing a public rally in Agra.

4:25 pm IST

UP CM welcomes PM

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath along with a huge crowd welcomed Prime Minister Modi in Agra.

4:20 pm IST

PM Modi reaches Agra

PM Modi reaches Agra to inaugurate several development projects related to health, sanitation, and education.

3:39 pm IST

Projects relating to health, sanitation, education will also be inaugurated: PM Modi

Projects relating to health, sanitation, education will also be inaugurated, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.

3:09 pm IST

PM Modi is expected to unveil various development projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to unveil various development projects, including the Gangajal project, for which water from Ganga had reached Agra.

3:04 pm IST

Ten companies of paramilitary forces and 4,000 policemen will provide security cover

Officials said traffic diversions will be in place across the city in wake of the Prime Minister’s visit.Ten companies of paramilitary forces and 4,000 policemen will provide security cover.

2:46 pm IST

PM Modi will visit the Taj city today where he will address a mega rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Taj city today where he will address a mega rally. Elaborate arrangements have been made in view of the Prime Minister’s visit to the city.

2:42 pm IST

PM Modi to kick-start BJP’s campaign for Lok Sabha polls from Agra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will kick-start the Bharatiya Janata Party’s campaign for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh from Agra.

2:25 pm IST

Hope PM Modi learns the lesson of affection and love from Taj Mahal: Akhilesh Yadav

I hope Prime Minister Modi learns the lesson of affection and love from Taj Mahal, says Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav hours ahead of PM’s Agra visit.

1:44 pm IST

Christian Michel was lobbying for “other contender” in the multi-role combat aircraft deal: PM

Citing media reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland deal, was lobbying for “other contender” in the multi-role combat aircraft deal.

1:19 pm IST

Middleman of helicopter deal was also involved in France fighter jet deal of previous government: PM Modi

As per media, the middleman of helicopter deal who has been brought to India from foreign country was not only involved in the helicopter deal, but also in France fighter jet deal of previous government, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

1:17 pm IST

This ‘chowkidar’ cannot be bought or scared: PM Modi

This ‘chowkidar’ cannot be bought or scared; can pick up a wrongdoer even in darkness: PM Narendra Modi targets Congress-led opposition at rally in Maharashtra.

12:56 pm IST

Solapur will soon be covered under the Udaan scheme: PM Modi

Solapur will soon be covered under the Udaan scheme which seeks to link far off places with air connectivity, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12:44pm IST

This chowkidar has tried to remove middlemen: PM Modi

This chowkidar has tried to remove middlemen. The middlemen have to give answer to the nation. Your blessing gives me strength, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12:40 pm IST

Want to assure people of Assam and North East that their rights won’t be hurt after passage of Citizenship Bill: PM

I want to assure the people of Assam and North East that their rights will not be hurt after passage of the Citizenship Bill, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12:33 pm IST

Quota bill is a strong answer to those spreading lies on the move: PM

Passage of bill that provides for 10 per cent quota for the poor sections in general category is a “strong answer” by Parliament to those spreading lies on the move: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Maharashtra

12:30 pm IST

Misconceptions being spread about the quota bill: PM Modi

There are misconceptions being spread about the quota bill. However, I expect it will be passed in Rajya Sabha too. It was extended by a day for this quota bill only, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12:24 pm IST

A Rs 1,000 crore rail line has been approved, it’ll be ready soon: PM

A Rs 1,000 crore rail line has been approved, it’ll be ready soon, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12:23 pm IST

Nothing will be taken away from any other weaker section: PM

Yesterday, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in Lok Sabha. I want to assure people from northeast & Assam that their rights will not be compromised with this decision. Nothing will be taken away from any other weaker section, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12:17 pm IST

Happy infrastructure issues have been worked upon: PM Modi

Last time I visited Solapur, I spoke about the infrastructure issues and I am happy they have been worked upon: PM

12:12 pm IST

10% quota signifies strong work of BJP towards ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’: PM

The Lok Sabha took an important decision yesterday. I hope important decision will be taken today in the Rajya Sabha. On Tuesday, a historic Bill was passed in Lok Sabha. 10% quota signifies strong work of BJP towards ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’: PM

12:11 pm IST

BJP has strengthened and worked towards ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’: PM Modi

BJP has strengthened and worked towards ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’, says PM Modi.

12:09 pm IST

PM Modi launches four-laning of Solapur-Osmanabad section of NH-211

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches four-laning of Solapur-Osmanabad section of NH-211, underground sewerage system and three sewage treatment plants and lays foundation stone of 30,000 houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

12:06 am IST

Glad to be in this wonderful city: PM Modi

Hello Solapur! Glad to be in this wonderful city, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

11:51 am IST

PM Modi inaugurates and lays foundation stone for various development projects in Solapur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates and lays foundation stone for various development projects in Solapur.

11:44 am IST

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis is speaking in Solapur

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis is speaking in Solapur.

11:32 am IST

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is addressing a public meeting in Solapur, Maharashtra

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is addressing a public meeting in Solapur, Maharashtra.

11:22 am IST

PM Modi at foundation laying ceremony of various development projects in Solapur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the foundation laying ceremony of various development projects in Solapur.

11:04 am IST

PM Modi will inaugurate several infrastructure projects in Solapur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate several infrastructure projects in Solapur, 190km south of Beed.

10: 52 am IST

PM Narendra Modi to launch BJP’s poll campaign in Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) poll campaign in Maharashtra today.

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