Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth centenary. The only lady to serve as the prime minister of India, Indira Gandhi, was born in 1917 to Jawaharlal Nehru and Kamala Nehru.
Sibal also attacked Modi for his “off the shelf” Rafale deal, saying that Modi has failed to deliver the “maximum governance” he had promised, and instead “throttled democracy with his maximum government” in the form of Aadhaar intrusion
Addressing the gathering of Shri Rang Avadhoot Parivar in Gujarati, the Prime Minister said that as India heads towards 2022, it is time for society to get rid of social evils like casteism, terrorism, black money, corruption, communalism and nepotism
On the auspicious occasion of Black Money Day, only liars and corrupt people are upset. All that Modi does is for the good of the nation.
It is too early to say whether this will yield results, but in Gujarat, the Congress cannot lose. This is because though the BJP will win, it is unlikely to do better than Modi did in 2012
At the risk of sounding a little like a chippy, Hindutva type, I have to point out that there has been much more ignorance and prejudice about India evident in The New York Times since Narendra Modi became prime minister
A similar sense of disappointment prevails in Gujarat which goes to election in December. The much-touted ‘Gujarat Model’ is being dissected and examined. Even before 1995, Gujarat’s growth rate was higher than the national average and Gujarat has maintained that edge
“He has not spoken about his vision for India because he doesn’t know what his vision really is. Governance does not mean you reach France and place orders for Rafales across the table,” said Kapil Sibal in a series of verbal attacks that targeted PM Modi.
Haryana’s Manushi Chhillar won the Miss World title 17 years after Priyanka Chopra was crowned in the year 2000. Twitter flooded with best wishes and congratulatory messages, with people lauding her for making India proud.
The highest-ever average daily construction rate of 130 km has been achieved for rural roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). This has led to an addition of 47,400 km of PMGSY roads in 2016-17
For all its ‘Congress-mukt’ talk, in its desire to capture public institutions, BJP is inspired by a Congress PM
Moody’s Investors Service on Friday raised India’s sovereign rating for the first time in 13 years, saying growth prospects have improved with continued progress on economic and institutional reforms.
In the course of the presentation made by the Niti Aayog CEO, it was noted that remarkable progress has been made in several areas and infrastructure sectors.
According to a survey conducted by the American think tank, more than eight in ten Indians say economic conditions are “good” in the country despite Modi’s decision to abolish high-value bank notes last November.
According to the survey’s findings, PM Modi’s popularity is relatively unchanged in the north, has risen in the west and the south and is down slightly in the east.