Modi asks people to use public transport, save fuel costs

Modi asks people to use public transport, save fuel costs

Noida: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday advocated the use of public transport to save on fuel and costs associated with the import of petroleum, saying travelling on a metro train should be a “prestige issue”. Launching a 12-km stretch of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line here, he said governments incur a lot of cost in […]

Manmohan asks Modi to apologise for Pakistan conspiracy

Manmohan asks Modi to apologise for Pakistan conspiracy

NEW DELHI: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apologise to the nation for alleging that he was conspiring with Pakistan for BJP’s defeat in the Gujarat polls. Rejecting the charge as “innuendos and falsehoods”, Singh said he was deeply pained by the prime minister’s “ill thought transgression”. Addressing […]

Pakistan interfering in Gujarat election: Modi

Pakistan interfering in Gujarat election: Modi

PALANPUR (GUJARAT): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that Pakistan was interfering in Gujarat Assembly polls, and sought an explanation from the Congress over its top partymen who are said to have recently met leaders from the neighbouring country. Addressing a poll rally here, the prime minister also raised questions over the alleged appeal […]

Omar takes dig at Modi over Kashmir stone-pelting remark

Omar takes dig at Modi over Kashmir stone-pelting remark

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stone-pelting in Kashmir remark has invited sharp criticism from National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah on Sunday. Addressing a rally in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, Modi said troopers from Himachal Pradesh are targeted by stone-pelters in Kashmir. Taking a dig at the Indian PM, former J&K […]

Modi criticises UPA govt over health policy

Modi criticises UPA govt over health policy

VADNAGAR (GUJARAT): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed the previous Congress-led UPA over the state of healthcare sector in the country, alleging that it had failed to bring a health policy during its 10-year rule. He also said that the previous government did not pay attention to increasing the number of seats in medical […]

Over 300 Dalits convert to Buddhism in Gujarat

Over 300 Dalits convert to Buddhism in Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: More than 300 Dalits embraced Buddhism in Ahmedabad and Vadodara on the occasion of Ashoka Vijaya Dashami — the day the ruler is said to have pledged non-violence and converted to the religion — coordinators of the programmes said Around 200 Dalits, fifty of them women, converted to Buddhism at a programme organised by […]

Unemployment reason for Modi, Trump’s rise to power: Rahul

Unemployment reason for Modi, Trump’s rise to power: Rahul

Princeton (US): Leaders like Narendra Modi and Donald Trump are being elected all over the world as the people are in pain due to unemployment, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday, but stressed that even the prime minister was not doing enough to solve the key problem facing India. Gandhi, 47, who is […]

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