Moily says ‘Jairam responsible for UPA govt’s policy paralysis’

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Veerappa Moily, while assailing his party colleague Jairam Ramesh for the latter’s pro-Narendra Modi remarks, said Ramesh was among those responsible for “policy paralysis” of the Congress-led second United Progressive Alliance government. Read More
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Now, Congress’s Abhishek Singhvi acknowledges Modi's ‘good deeds’

Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who represents the Congress from West Bengal in the Rajya Sabha, said “acts must be judged issue-wise and not person-wise,” while tweeting about the futility of demonizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi all the time. Read More
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Jairam Ramesh: ‘Demonizing Modi all the time won’t help’

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, on Wednesday, saiddemonizing the prime minister, Narendra Modi,all the time was “wrong”. To drive in his point, Ramesh gave the example of the success of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana and how it got Modi votes from rural women. Read More
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Rajnath Singh says ‘talks with Pakistan now only on POK’

The defence minister, Rajnath Singh, suggested that bilateral talks between India and Pakistan on Kashmir would happen on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir – the territory under Pakistan’s control since it tried to invade Jammu & Kashmir and annex it in 1948. Read More
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Imran rants against Modi govt, calls it ‘fascist’, ‘supremacist’

The Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, took to Twitter and attacked the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, and his Bharatiya Janata Party-led government, which he called “fascist” and “Hindu supremacist”. Read More
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Mukherjee: India will become a $5tn economy due to previous govts

Delivering a lecture on “Furthering India’s Promise”, former President Pranab Mukherjee said that India would become a $5 trillion economy by 2024 because of the strong foundation laid by previous governments. Read More
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Modi to BJP MPs: Take ‘padayatras’ to places where party is weak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, said BJP MPs should hold padayatras (foot march) in their Lok Sabha constituencies totalling 150 kilometres from October 2 to 31, the birth anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Vallabhbhai Patel. Read More
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Narendra Modi says this Union Budget is ‘one of hope’

After finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation and said the middle class will progress with this Budget. Read More
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Modi livid over Vijayvargiya Jr’s comment after assaulting official

The prime minister, at a BJP parliamentary party meeting, said Akash Vijayvargiya behaviour’s is unacceptable and action had to be taken. He added, “If we have to lose an MLA, so be it. We have to set an example to prevent a repeat.” Read More
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Sanjay Raut says ‘Modi storm has uprooted Rahul Gandhi’

Expressing hope after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president, the Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut said this decision “will pave the way for restructuring of the main opposition party and herald a new era in the 133-year-old organization.” Read More
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