Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year to commemorate India’s victory in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan
PM Narendra Modi announced sending special Central government teams to carry out assessment of damage caused by the floods in urban and rural areas of the state, and added that insurance companies will be advised to take steps for early settlement of claims.
India’s internal situation, from Gorkhaland to Kashmir, has become more fragile than it has been in a decade. The Chinese might think it is easier to put an Indian government on the back foot, and in part that seems to be the intention. India has to find that sweet spot where it can signal that it cannot be pushed around easily.
Floods have hit several states in the country this year causing massive damage to life and property. The ordeal started as back as April and has continued till now. What was the scale of devastation? What were the steps taken by the government to tackle the situation? Here is a status report of the flood situation in India.
The ministry has taken actions like premature retirement and cut in remuneration against 381 civil services officers, including 24 from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, for being non-performers and allegedly being involved in illegal activities, he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to conduct aerial survey of the flood hit regions of Gujarat as the state faces one of the worst national calamity. CM Vijay Rupani had earlier reviewed the situation in the state.
The 125 crore people of the country knew that soft decisions in economic policies aimed at winning polls would not do the country any good, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have said during a meeting with a group of Rajasthan MPs.
Before the match, the prime minister personally tweeted best wishes to each member of the Eleven that was going to play, picking out the best quality for each of the girls and tagging everyone with a Twitter account.
“Saddened by demise of renowned scientist, Professor UR Rao. His remarkable contribution to India’s space programme will never be forgotten,” PM Modi wrote.
In India, the promise of equal empowerment through education and employment has not been fulfilled by successive governments ruling at the Centre over many decades. Modi promised a faster economy and more jobs, although he hasn’t delivered on either.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes and luck to the entire Indian women’s team as they stepped up to the field at Lord’s for the World Cup Final against England. India are looking to win their first World Cup title.
Madhur Bhandarkar’s directorial film Indu Sarkar is based on 1975-77 Emergency period and has already had its troubles with CBFC, which demanded 14 cuts in the moveie.
Audio released by Haaretz, revealed that Netanyahu, during a close-door session with leaders from Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia told them: “Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he needs water for his people. ‘Where will I get it? Ramallah? No’.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi engages with his 32-million strong follower base on Twitter from time to time, answering their questions and asking for suggestions on various topics.
Under Uday, state governments are required to take over 75 per cent of the short-term liabilities of their respective discoms (as in September-end 2015), 50 per cent in the first year (FY16) and the balance in FY17.