Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the keynote address at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum
- our prudent method and our pragmatic mind can write new stories in management; Your rational ways and our human values can show the path which the world is looking for. And if there is any gap anywhere, I will personally act as a bridge.
- India has seen such political stability after ages. There is a democracy, political stability, predictable policy and an independent judiciary in India, and thus, there is safety and security of Investment.
- $1 trillion added to the economy in 5 years; targeting $5 trillion economy
‘No pressure on Modi’: Imran Khan disappointed with world community over Kashmir
“(I am) disappointed by the international community. If eight million Europeans or Jews or even eight Americans were put under siege, would the reaction have been the same? There’s no pressure yet on Modi to lift the siege. We’ll keep putting the pressure…What are 9,00,000 troops doing there? Once the curfew is lifted, god knows what is going to happen after that…You think Kashmiris will quietly accept that Kashmir has been annexed?” he stated at a presser in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
No problem talking to Pakistan but ‘Terroristan’: S Jaishankar
NEW YORK: India has no problem talking to Pakistan but it has a problem talking to “Terroristan”, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said here, asserting that Islamabad has created an entire industry of terrorism to deal with the Kashmir issue.
West Bengal railway bridge inaugurated by TMC minister, and soon by MoS too
The four-lane cable-stayed railway overbridge (RoB), completed with 50:50 sharing between the Ministry of Railways and the Trinamool Congress-led state government, could well see two inaugurations.
The Rs 300 crore bridge was inaugurated in the presence of state Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee on Tuesday, a day after the Union ministry declared Goyal would cut the ribbon on September 30, according to media reports.
NRC will be implemented in West Bengal, no Hindu will leave India: Kailash Vijayvargiya
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya Wednesday said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be “100 per cent” implemented in West Bengal and not a single Hindu will have to leave the country.
Without naming the TMC, Vijayvargiya, who is BJP’s Bengal minder, said certain political parties and politicians are trying to instil fear among the general people over NRC by spreading canards.
“Be 100 per cent sure about NRC in Bengal. But Hindus have nothing to fear as we are soon bringing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Parliament,” he said at a programme in Kolkata.
“As the national general secretary of BJP I want to assure all of you that NRC will be implemented but not a single Hindu will have to leave the country. Each and every Hindu will be given citizenship,” he added.
Defence ministry begins process to select next Army chief
The file for the appointment has been initiated and has been moved for the purpose.
The Army chief post will become vacant on December 31 this year, the government officials said.
The senior-most officers of the force, including Lt Gen MM Narwane, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh and Lt Gen SK Saini are in contention for the appointment.
The process for appointment of service chiefs starts four to five months before the tenure of the incumbent is over.
The defence ministry’s role in the appointment for the next service chiefs is limited to sending the names in zone of consideration. The final decision is taken by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet, which is headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Home Minister Amit Shah is the only cabinet minister in this key panel.
The announcements were earlier made a month or 45 days before the retirement of incumbent service chief but now the rules have changed
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