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Delhi’s power crisis deepens amid acute coal shortage; Kejriwal writes to Modi

New Delhi: The power crisis in Delhi because of coal shortage is widenuing. On Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Twitter that the national capital could face a power crisis. Kejriwal said he was keeping a close watch on the situation and attempts were being made to avoid it. He also posted a...
Kevadia in Gujarat to be developed as e-vehicle city: PM Modi

Kevadia in Gujarat to be developed as e-vehicle city: PM Modi

Green boost for area around Statue of Unity on World Environment Day  Vishal Mistry, Rajpipla: Soon, Kevadia in Narmada district will be known for more than just the Statue of Unity—it is all set to be developed as an electric vehicle city, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his World Environment Day address on Saturday....

Cong leaders use PM Modi’s 2013 tweet on China to ask why Indian troops are withdrawing from their own territory

Congress leaders have questioned PM Modi on why Indian troops were withdrawing from Indian territories following talks with China. And they dug out a 2013 tweet of Narendra Modi asking the same question to then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Senior Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Randeep Singh Surjewala used the 2013 tweet on China that...

Prime Minister Modi’s account on Weibo goes blank

After the government banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also quit Chinese microblogging website Weibo. The account of Modi went blank on Wednesday. Modi had joined the Twitter-like account in 2015. Modi had 115 posts on Weibo of which 113 posts were manually deleted. Media reports quoted officials as saying...

How do you plan to drive out the Chinese from Ladakh: Rahul asks Modi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inform Indians how he proposes to drive Chinese troops out of Ladakh. “The whole country knows that China has snatched India’s land. We all know the Chinese are at four places in Ladakh. Please tell the country how you will evict the Chinese...

PM launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan for returnee migrant labourers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the “Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan” which is aimed at generating employment opportunities in rural India for migrant workers returning home from cities due to COVID-19. Modi said the scheme had been ‘inspired by migrants’ and that labourers who had earlier contributed to the development of cities will now...

As barbs fly over Modi’s remark on Indo-China at all-party meet, PMO calls it ‘mischievous interpretation’.

The Prime Minister’s Office on Saturday responded to questions and barbs being raised by the Congress over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks at the all party meeting earlier on Friday. Modi had at the meeting said that neither has anyone entered Indian territory, nor is any Indian post captured. Congress leaders have been questioning the...

PM Modi surrendered Indian territory to Chinese aggression: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday again criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement that no one has entered the country’s territory nor has any posts been captured. He said Modi has “surrendered” Indian territory to Chinese aggression. Earlier in a statement on the all-party meeting called by Modi on Friday to discuss the...

RJD, AAP questions Centre on lack of invite for all-party meet with Modi on India-China face off

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the criteria on the basis of which the parties were invited for the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday evening. The meeting has been called to discuss the India-China clash at Ladakh. RJD and...

India records over 11k cases in a day, tally touches 3,20,922; fatalities at 9,195

India recorded 11,929 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the country to 3,20,922. This is the highest single day rise in infections reported so far. The country also saw 311 new deaths due to the disease taking the total COVID-19 fatalities to 9,195. So far...

To facilitate domestic & foreign investments, cabinet forms empowered group of secretaries

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to form an empowered group of secretaries chaired by cabinet secretary to encourage both foreign and domestic investments in India, information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar said. “Industries are thinking to diversify their investments in different localities. To ensure more investments in India, an empowered group of...

Amendment to Essential Commodities Act gets cabinet nod

The Union cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved amending the Essential Commodities Act (ECA). Earlier finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had said the government will amend the six-decade old Act. The Act allows for the government to impose curbs on stocking of farm produce. The move is also aimed at attracting investments...