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Need assurance that China will revert back to original position on LAC: Sonia Gandhi

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the country “would like an assurance that status quo would be restored and China will revert back to the original position on Line of Actual Control” as she made her opening remarks at the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this evening.  “Even at this late...

Amit Shah hails Centre’s decision to allow commercial mining in coal mines as “historic”

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday hailed the launch of the auction process for commercial mining in 41 coal mines as historic and said it will not only make India self-reliant in the energy sector but will also create lakhs of jobs and massive revenue for states by attracting huge capital investments. Shah also...

India wants peace but can give befitting reply when provoked: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to assure the nation that the sacrifice of Indian soldiers killed in a clash with Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in Ladakh would not go in vain and India, while peace-loving, is capable of giving a fitting reply if provoked. “No one should be in any...

After army casualties, PM Modi calls for all-party meet on India-China border

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an all-party meeting on Friday to discuss the situation at the India-China border. Presidents of various political parties will participate in the meeting at 5 pm on Friday via video conferencing, PMO said in a tweet. Clashes with Chinese Army in Ladakh left 20 Indian soldiers dead. Media...

As India-China border standoff intensifies, Rahul Gandhi asks ‘why is PM Modi hiding’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “silent” on the fierce clash between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh. He said the country needs to know what has happened. Twenty Indian Army personnel including a colonel were killed in the clash with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley...

India’s fight against COVID-19 example of cooperative federalism: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India’s fight against COVID-19 is a fine example of cooperative federalism in which the Centre and the states are working together to contain the spread of the deadly virus. In his opening remarks at a meeting with chief ministers and Lt Governors of 21 states and union territories,...

Minister slams Rahul Gandhi for questioning PM Modi on standoff with China on Twitter

Union law minister and senior BJP leader, Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Wednesday took a swipe at Rahul Gandhi, hours after the Congress leader accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being ‘absolutely silent’ over the India-China standoff in Ladakh. Prasad said that Gandhi should know that on international matters, like China, questions should not be asked...

PM Modi made the world realise that intrusion in India will be punished: Amit Shah

Citing surgical and airstrikes ordered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Pakistan, home minister Amit Shah on Monday said Modi made the world realise that any intrusion into Indian borders will not be tolerated but punished. “The world was made to realise that encroaching upon India’s borders is not a child’s play. Punishment is meted...

NDA will get two-third majority under CM Nitish Kumar in Assembly polls: Amit Shah

Blowing the poll bugle for Bihar Assembly elections, Union home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah on Sunday addressed a virtual rally of the party workers from the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Listing the achievements of the Narendra Modi government and attacking the opposition for “doing politics” over the COVID-19 crisis, Shah said...

India viewing coronavirus crisis as opportunity: PM Modi to Morrison

A process of comprehensive reforms covering almost all areas has been initiated in India as it is viewing the coronavirus crisis as an “opportunity”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday at an online summit with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison. In his opening remarks, Modi also pitched for a coordinated and collaborative approach to...

US Prez Donald Trump invites PM Modi to attend G-7 summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted US President Donald Trump’s invitation to attend the G-7 summit. The summit was to be originally held in June but was postponed for September. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was quoted by the media as saying that Modi had accepted the invitation and that India was “happy” to work...

Centre announces Rs50k cr equity infusion for MSMEs, rise in MSP for 14 kharif crops

The Centre has approved Rs 50,000 crore equity infusion for MSMEs to strengthen their growth potential. The MSME has been severely hit by the pandemic and the resultant lockdown. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the decision on equity infusion will allow micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to get listed on stock exchanges. The Centre...