Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India is an active contributor to what he calls the world’s Fourth Industrial Revolution, having missed the bus during the first three occasions. “The nature and degree of our contribution will surprise the world.
It is important that each citizen understands the power of mass movement and people's participation. He urged all citizens and leaders of all the political parties to take up the cause of cleanliness.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering offering cheap loans and free accidental insurance coverage to millions of small businesses, two government sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, as he tries to placate a key voter bloc ahead of a general election due by May.
The government is all set to announce a big relief package for farmers by boosting its crop insurance scheme. The PMO, which is closely working on the scheme and monitoring its progress, is also discussing a set of proposals with Agriculture Ministry and NITI Aayog officials to help farmers cope with their debt burden.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be on a four-day India visit from December 21 to attend the first people-to-people exchange agreed between Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at their icebreaking meet in Wuhan earlier this year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party's popularity is in doubt as exit polls for elections that ended Friday in five states showed inconclusive projections before general elections next year.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and asked what kind of a Hindu he is that he does not understand the foundations of Hinduism.
A majority of the 18-member board, now stacked with government nominees, intend to press for reduced curbs on lending and governance changes that would give the board more say.
Targeting the lack of development and rising corruption in Mizoram during the Congress rule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the people in the state to vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Asian markets opened higher in trade. Oil prices recovered yesterday after plunging earlier in the week. Jet Airways clarified that the news on approaching Etihad for support was largely speculative.