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Kamal Haasan meets Sonia Gandhi

June 21, 2018

NEW DELHI: Actor Kamal Haasan, who has floated a new political party Makkal Needhi Maiam, on Thursday met United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi here. Informed sources described the meeting that took place at the residence of Sonia Gandhi as a "courtesy call". Kamal Haasan had on Wednesday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and di...

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Yoga one of most powerful unifying forces: Modi

June 21, 2018

DEHRADUN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that yoga has the power to unite individuals, society, country and the world at large, and has emerged as a major unifying force globally. Leading the fourth International Yoga Day celebrations here in Uttarakhand, Modi said that the world has embraced yoga and glimpses of this can be seen in...

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Kamal Haasan meets Congress chief Rahul Gandhi

June 20, 2018

NEW DELHI: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday held a meeting with Election Commission (EC) officials in Delhi for the registration of his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam. "The EC had sought certain queries regarding our party. We have furnished all those details today. EC has said that very soon, the recognition to the party wil...

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Narendra Modi wishes Rahul Gandhi on his birthday

June 19, 2018

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended his greetings to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on the latter's 48th birthday. "Birthday greetings to Congress President Shri Rahul Gandhi. I pray for his long and healthy life," the Prime Minister tweeted. This is Gandhi's first birthday after becoming the party President. He was bor...

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PM Modi to double the income of Farmers!

June 18, 2018

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a direct dialogue on June 20 with farmers across the country in which various initiatives taken by the Government related to the goal of doubling the income of farmers by 2022 will also be discussed. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh said the interaction would be ...

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Arvind Kejriwal continues sit-in protest

June 16, 2018

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his three Cabinet colleagues continued their sit-in protest at the Lt Governor's (LG) office on Saturday while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers are preparing for a mass agitation on Sunday. A number of party MLAs and workers are preparing for the protest on Sunday at the Prime Minister's residen...

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Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS Hospital

June 11, 2018

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Monday was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for "routine check-up" and his condition is "stable", according to statements from the BJP and the hospital. "As per the advice of doctors, Vajpayeeji has been admitted in AIIMS today for routine check-ups and investigati...

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PM Narendra Modi leaves for SCO Summit in China

June 09, 2018

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for Qingdao, China, to take part in the 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit where on the sidelines he will hold a bilateral summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping. This will be the first time India will be participating in the SCO Summit after being granted full membership ...

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Affordable healthcare to all Peoples: PM Modi

June 07, 2018

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said access to medicines is a big concern for the poor and his government's constant endeavour is to ensure affordable healthcare for every Indian. He was interacting through video conference with beneficiaries of the 'Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojna (PMBJP)' and affordable cardiac stents...

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Govt decided to reduce NCERT syllabus

June 07, 2018

NEW DELHI: Union minister Prakash Javadekar today said the government decided to half the NCERT syllabus as students did not find time for other activities as they were overburdened. The decision to half the syllabus was announced by the Union HRD Minister last week. "There is a huge load of books and information, and students have no time. There...

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