International Yoga Day 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi led thousands of Yoga enthusiasts in performing asanas in the 80-minute event.
The DGP was justifying the police action against people who were agitating against an IOC plant near Kochi, who took out a protest march to the premises of the high court three days before the PM’s visit.
The Prime Minister added that all political parties, leaders, state governments and the Centre are going to do “historic work” with the GST.
Sources said Adityanath had invited Akhilesh as well as BSP chief Mayawati for the dinner, but the latter too did not attend.
The last couple of joint statements, especially between Modi and President Barack Obama, have been quite expansive — one of them was titled “Chalein Saath Saath”.
India has time and again raised the issue of H-1B with the US authorities and asked them to liberalise their visa regime as Indian companies contribute significantly to the American economy.
The prime minister also pitched for making India self-reliant in defence and security sector. “Can we think about making strides in indigenous defence manufacturing,” PM Modi asked.
International Yoga Day 2017: The Prime Minister’s participation in Aishbagh Ramlila on Dussehra last year was seen as a step in that direction and now International Yoga Day offers a similar opportunity.
Whether or not the US has become a destabilizing force in the world, India should focus on its unrivalled entrepreneurial strengths, capacity for innovation as well as engage with cities and states beyond the federal government
By picking the Bihar governor as BJP’s presidential candidate, Modi is signalling to Nitish Kumar that if he wants he can easily return home
A statement said, “Both leaders exchanged views on developments of mutual interest, specifically climate change, in which Prime Minister Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to take forward implementation of the Paris Agreement.”
“They are on board but it is good to establish contact with member countries through a high-level visit at the PM’s level,” a key government functionary said.
Before that, the BJP had managed to engineer a rebellion by Nitish Kumar’s handpicked Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, another Dalit, and bring him into the NDA.
The effort to construct an India-US strategic partnership in the last two decades was based on the assumption that the American unipolar moment will endure.
Branding the farmer agitations ‘political’ betrays a lack of understanding