Recently in an interview, when asked about his trademark hugs to world leaders, Modi had said he was unaware of laid down protocols as he is a common man and this has become his strength. He also asserted that his openness was liked by the world leaders.
India was at the third place in both the categories with scores of 77 in case of informed public and 68 in general population.
Modi in Davos: The first Indian minister to attend the WEF in more than two decades, Modi is being accompanied by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu, among others.
Chandan Kumar Rai (25), who was set to marry next month, had applied for leave and was expected to arrive in his native village early next month
CJI Dipak Misra has asked Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the four death row convicts, to file plea seeking review of its verdict upholding death sentence awarded to him, saying the court “cannot wait” for long
Asked about projecting a chief ministerial face in MP as happened in Punjab, where the move paid rich dividends to the party, Deepak Babaria said, "Whatever is needed we will do. But we will not open our cards outside.
The court had earlier summoned them after taking cognisance of the CBI charge sheet, running into over 500 pages having statements of around 225 witnesses and containing 442 documents.
The four accused, who have been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder, moved bail applications soon after the court remanded them in judicial custody.
On the issue of flouting of privacy by some states and private entities, Pai said: "This has nothing to do with UIDAI, but the misuse of Aadhaar data."
After the incident, security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to track down the militants, the official said adding no arrests have been made so far.
In the largest ever Indian presence in the 48-year history of WEF summit in this Swiss ski resort town, more than 130 Indian CEOs are present along with over 2,000 business leaders and 70 heads of states and governments.
"The state is facing a lot of challenges. Farmers and youths are a disgruntled lot. Corruption is rising, but there is no one to hear," Shivpal Yadav said.
The deceased has been identified as Shivraj, brother of one Bharatesh who is alleged to be a member of a notorious criminal gang in the city, police said
The Delhi Police's Special Cell had arrested Ali after searching for him over a year after three alleged AQIS (Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent) operatives were arrested in 2015.
Dimple Yadav had beaten the BJP candidate in 2014 by just 20,000 votes. Akhilesh Yadav has represented Kannauj thrice in the Lok Sabha before relinquishing the seat after becoming chief minister in 2012.
The farmer was reportedly loaned Rs 90,000 to buy a tractor few months ago by a finance company. Unable to pay back the monthly instalments, agents had showed up at his village to seize the tractor.
The four BJP MLAs Shyam Singh Rana, Bakhshish Singh Virk, Seema Trikha and Kamal Gupta had been appointed as CPSes in July 2015 and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had himself administered oath to the party legislators.
The government had in July last year rolled out the tax reform under which certain items, some termed "essential", were exempted from the tax slab. The government had come under fire for not exempting sanitary napkins from GST slabs.
Gulmarg, the famous ski-resort in north Kashmir, recorded the minimum temperature of minus 4.5 degrees Celsius, the official said. The MeT office has forecast light rain or snowfall at isolated places in the state on Tuesday
During the last hearing, the court had barred the media from using the name of the 16-year-old juvenile accused and asked media houses to use imaginary names.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (special cell) P S Kushwaha said Qureshi was an alleged mastermind in the 2008 serial blasts in Gujarat.
The Malshej Ghat is a mountain pass in the Thane and Pune districts of Maharashtra. The site, which is home to hundreds of different kinds of flora and fauna, is nestled in the rugged hills of the Western Ghats.
The top court adjourned the hearing on the bail plea of Asaram by nine weeks and said it will taken it up after the victim is examined by the trial court.
The apex court had on January 18 paved way for nationwide release of 'Padmaavat' by staying ban on its screening in Gujarat and Rajasthan. It had also restrained other states from issuing any such notification or order banning the screening of the film.
The petitions were filed by Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla and Maharashtra journalist B S Lone.
Pawan Kalyan tweeted: "I will come before you soon. Bless me."
Police said that the car was allowed to proceed at the time as the inquiry and cross-checking was creating a bottleneck at the booth, much to the irritation of cars lined up behind the Mercedes.
Talking about Punjab politics, Ashwani Kumar asked Captain Amarinder Singh to make his state government “more inclusive” for Congress workers.
In India, it will take 941 years for a minimum wage worker in rural India to earn what the top paid executive at a leading Indian garment firm earns in a year, the study found.
The home ministry told the court that it was not the authority which had all the information and it would probably be available with the Ministry of Culture, the National Archives or Delhi Police.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that human trafficking was a global challenge, adding that railway security personnel and staff were being trained to put an end to the menace.
The probe has also hinted at involvement of a terror group other than IM and SIMI, which were allegedly involved in the 2013 Bodhgaya blasts, the sources added. The case is likely to be probed by Bihar ATS.
“But owing to the manner in which the issue was framed by interested parties across the political and religious spectrum, it fell victim to the political fault lines that independent India had inherited,” she recalled.
The senior judges were said to have been upset with the CJI for allocating cases while disregarding the roster.
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The minister denied the charge on Twitter, calling the actor’s remark “glaring propaganda by the ugly distorted minds, who refuse to grow’’.