PM in Agra HIGHLIGHTS: "The Gangajal Project pertaining to water supply will be inaugurated. It will improve the water supply, benefiting Agra residents and tourists. Projects relating to health, sanitation, education will also be inaugurated," Modi tweeted.
"Reservations on economic basis was being demanded by the economically weaker sections in the general category across the country for a long time. They are going to benefit immensely from the decision," he said.
The world’s tallest statue dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, stands at about 120-130 metres height — minus the head and shoulders, which will together add up to the final 182-metre (597-feet) plan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 68. Born on September 17, 1950 in Vadnagar (Gujarat), PM Modi has been widely credited with being at the helm of the largest non-Congress government at the Centre since Independence
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the festival of Rakha Bandhan in New Delhi with school children as well as widows from Vrindavan, among many others. He also sent out greetings to the nation on the occasion.
Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh.
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A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas