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Support GST in national interest, Modi urges opposition

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 21:16

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reached out to the opposition on the eve of the Monsoon Session of Parliament to seek its cooperation over the long-pending GST bill observing that the issue was not about which government would get the "credit" even as the Congress offered no assurance, saying it will support bills based on "merit".


Aiming to take India's growth beyond 8%: Modi

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 23:24

Nairobi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that he is aiming to take India's growth to beyond 8 per cent while commending the people of Indian origin in Kenya for maintaining their Indian culture and tradition.


Visit to South Africa a pilgrimage for me: Modi

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 16:40

Pietermaritzburg, July 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his visit to South Africa is like a pilgrimage as he is getting to visit places that are significant to Indian history and Mahatma Gandhi's life.


Modi arrives in Durban

Sat, 07/09/2016 - 02:56

Durban, July 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday night arrived in Durban from Johannesburg for the second day of his engagements in South Africa.


India, South Africa sign MoUs on ICT, tourism

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 16:30

Pretoria, July 8 (IANS) India and South Africa on Friday signed three memorandums of understanding (MoUs), including two on information and communication technology and tourism.


Ricky Kej to perform for Narendra Modi at Johannesburg

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 14:06

Johannesburg, July 8 (IANS) Grammy Award-winning Indian musician Ricky Kej is set to perform for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other state leaders and dignitaries of South Africa at 'The Dome' here on Friday.


Modi's major ministerial reshuffle on Tuesday, 18 new faces likely

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 21:02

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to reshuffle his council of ministers on Tuesday by axing six ministers and inducting 18 new faces in the maiden such major exercise since he took power in May 2014, party sources said.


World Bank President Jim Yong Kim meets Modi

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:24

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and noted he was "impressed" by the progress made by India towards ambitious programmes like Smart Cities, Power for all and Swachh Bharat, an official statement said.


Modi meets Shah and Jaitley, discusses key issues

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 22:44

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a round of meeting with Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at his residence.


BJP targets rivals for UP battle, PM prescribes 'Mantras' for workers

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 22:36

Allahabad, June 13 (IANS) The BJP on Monday launched a multi-pronged approach to take on rivals including the Congress, the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the run up to the crucial elections in Uttar Pradesh early next year even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave party workers a list of "mantras" in pursuing growth for the party and serving the country.


Need to preserve massive goodwill of 2104, says Modi

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 22:24

Allahabad, June 12 (IANS) Comparing the massive goodwill that BJP received in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, especially in Uttar Pradesh, to a monsoon downpour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked party leaders to preserve the goodwill in view of the next assembly elections in the country and the 2019 general elections.