Russia, Jan 24 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his greetings to the Indian citizens on the occasion of Republic Day. President Putin in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he appreciates relations of special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India. He added that he was sure that further build-up between the two nations will be fruitful bilateral cooperation in different areas. He also said that constructive interaction corresponds to their common interests and goes in line with ensuring stability and security in Asia and the entire world.
Pragya Singh Thakur’s praise of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse has left the BJP squirming. Modi said he cannot forgive Pragya Singh Thakur for calling Nathuram Godse a “deshbhakt”. Though she apologised soon after, but the damage was done.
To commemorate the aerial strike in which Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down an intruding aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Jammu and Kashmir on February 27, his Squadron has taken on a new sobriquet - Falcon Slayers.
Pratap Bhanu Mehta, VC of Ashoka University comes as a guest to Adda in midst of a parliamentary election in which all the consequential questions have been thrown up - from Hindutva & secularism to national security & autonomy of institutions.
Cyclonic Storm ‘Fani’ has intensified into a Severe Cyclonic Storm & can turn into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm in the next 24 hours. The convergence of winds has lead to rain & thunderstorms over Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, & Andhra Pradesh.
PM Narendra Modi arrived at the Collectorate Office in Varanasi. Leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) were already present at the office to greet the PM. BJP chief Amit Shah welcomed PM Modi by offering a shawl to the latter.
While addressing a public rally in West Bengal’s (WB) Asansol, WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said, “PM Narendra Modi didn’t come to Bengal earlier but during elections, he needs votes from Bengal.