Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted BJP chief Amit Shah on his birthday, saying his rigour and hard work are great assets for the party.
In the first of his statewide rallies, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray made a veiled attack on the BJP by claiming that the ruling dispensation at the Centre "did not need political alliances".
Modi has not only "changed" the country's politics, but also its "work culture" leading to improved rail facilities, Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said.
Modi interacted with India's medal winners at the Youth Olympic Games, from where the country returned with 13 medals in its best-ever show at the marquee event.
The Congress mocked at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attempting to appropriate the legacy of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and accused the RSS-BJP of trying to distort history.
Modi will attend the fourth edition of the NITI Lecture Series focussed on 'leveraging artificial intelligence for inclusive growth', according to an official statement.
In a veiled attack on the Nehru-Gandhi family, Modi said that to keep "one family" above the rest, efforts were made to forget the contributions leaders such as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Bhim Rao Ambedkar and Subhash Chandra Bose made in the Independence struggle.
A national award in the name of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be given every year to police personnel who do excellent work in rescue and relief operations during any kind of disaster, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced.
Modi said that his government was committed to taking "big and bold" decisions and that the Indian Army was being modernised as per the dreams of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Modi accused the UPA government of its failure in constructing the memorial and said "had the earlier government wanted and tried by its heart, the memorial would have been built several years ago".