Haryana minister calls Modi a ‘better brand’ than Gandhi

Haryana minister calls Modi a ‘better brand’ than Gandhi

Ambala/New Delhi: Narendra Modi is a “better brand” than Mahatma Gandhi whose image did not help khadi and led to devaluation of Indian currency, Haryana Minister Anil Vij said, drawing widespread criticism, with Rahul Gandhi using the comments to attack the Prime Minister, saying even dictators like Hitler and Mussolini were powerful brands. “Gandhiji’s name […]

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi

New Delhi: Keeping up the heat on demonetisation issue, Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said that it is for the first time that India’s Prime Minister is being “ridiculed world over” for taking such an “ill-conceived” decision. Addressing Congress’ ‘Jan Vedna’ meeting against note ban, the party Vice President said “achhe din” (good days) will come when […]

Modi skips yoga session to meet mother Hiraba

Modi skips yoga session to meet mother Hiraba

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day Gujarat visit for the Vibrant Summit, skipped his daily yoga session this morning to meet his mother Hiraba, who lives at Raisan village. Through a tweet, Modi said he went to meet his mother early this morning and had breakfast together. “Skipped Yoga & went […]

Modi has taken people’s money like a pickpocket: Yechury

Modi has taken people’s money like a pickpocket: Yechury

New Delhi: In a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury Sunday alleged that he had taken away the money of people like a “pickpocket” and contested the claim about economic growth not being affected much. Taking to Facebook, Yechury charged Modi with helping black money hoarders to […]

Convert PIO cards to OCI cards, Modi to overseas Indians

Convert PIO cards to OCI cards, Modi to overseas Indians

Bengaluru: Government is working to put in place procedures for making descendants of the indentured labour living in Fiji and other countries eligible for OCI cards, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday. “Starting with Mauritius, we are working to put in place procedures so that descendants of Girmitiyas could become eligible for OCI Cards. We […]

Modi hits out at ‘political worshippers’ of blackmoney, graft

Modi hits out at ‘political worshippers’ of blackmoney, graft

Bengaluru: Castigating the opponents of demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said those terming the government’s move as ‘anti-people’ were the “political worshippers” of graft and black money which were making the economy, polity and society hollow. “Friends you know we have undertaken a big responsibilty in fighting black money and corruption… Black money and […]

Oppn in RS demands start of political process in Kashmir

Oppn in RS demands start of political process in Kashmir

New Delhi: Urging the Prime Minister to break his silence on the deteriorating situation in Kashmir, Opposition in Rajya Sabha led by Congress on Monday demanded initiation of a political process to defuse the crisis that has led to an unprecedented 30 days of curfew across the Valley. The Opposition parties also demanded stopping the […]

Modi concerned of cows not humans: Er Rashid

SRINAGAR: Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rashid on Sunday asked the world community to take notice of Narendra Modi’s “sermons on cows” and silence on “butchering of Kashmiris”. In a statement issued here, Rashid said Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, its media, and right-wing Hindu forces are suffering from “cow mania” […]