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26 March, 2016 12:44 PM PM slams Congress for Bangladeshi influx, unequal development

Bihpuria (Assam): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government is taking measures which will not only stop fresh infiltration from Bangladesh but also ensure that the infiltrators in Assam return to their native place. Modi's statement came during a rally at Narayanpur near Bihpuria in Assam`s Lakhimpur district, as he slammed the ruling 195

26 March, 2016 11:37 AM When I was a tea-seller, I sold Assam tea: PM Narendra Modi tries to woo voters

Trying to connect with the crowd, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday touched on his early days as a tea-seller, saying he sold their tea to energise others and due to this he shares a special bond with the people of Assam, a large tea-producing state. He further said his fight was not against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi but against "poverty, corruption 238

26 March, 2016 10:50 AM Iran president arrives on a two-day visit to Pakistan

Islamabad : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived here today on a landmark visit for talks with Pakistani leadership on improving relations and clinching key economic deals including the construction of a gas pipeline. Rouhani, who is here on his maiden visit, will meet President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif tomorrow and will discuss 483

26 March, 2016 8:28 AM In Assam, Modi takes a swipe at Gogoi's age

Mr. Modi said it will be his government’s and his personal loss if Sarbananda Sonowal becomes the Chief Minister. Wooing voters in Assam with a promise of “fast, all-round development”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his fight was not against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi but against “poverty, corruption and destruction” of the state under 306

26 March, 2016 5:50 AM PM Modi Kicks Off Campaign In Poll-Bound Assam With 5 Rallies Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join the BJP's campaigning trail in Assam today with five election rallies in just few hours. The state will go to the polls in two phases on April 4 and 11 and the counting will be done on May 19. Making the issue of illegal immigrants in Assam as a major poll plank, BJP has promised to ensure sealing of Indo-Bangladesh 227

26 March, 2016 12:12 AM Govt. saves big by using solar energy

: The Delhi government has saved nearly Rs. 6 lakh per month on its electricity bills since the Delhi Secretariat started using solar power in November. Four months ago, the Delhi Secretariat or the Players' Building started drawing power to the tune of 1 MW from the city’s first ground-based solar power plant at Indraprastha Power Station. “During peak time the solar 193

25 March, 2016 9:12 PM Pakistan, Iran Vow To Boost Economic Ties

Islamabad, Pakistan: Pakistan and Iran agreed on Friday to enhance economic ties and open two more border crossings to increase trade, the government said. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who arrived on a two-day state visit to Pakistan, met with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and held talks on matters of mutual interest, Islamabad said in a statement 289

24 March, 2016 12:25 PM Mehbooba Mufti Declared Chief Ministerial Candidate By Her Party PDP

Mehbooba Mufti is set to become the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Her party, the PDP, formally elected her its chief ministerial candidate at a meeting today. Earlier this week, Ms Mufti's protracted impasse with the BJP ended when she met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Ms Mufti's father, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, died in January 314

24 March, 2016 3:42 AM Hyderabad University Row: Student groups allege 'brutal physical and sexual assault' by police

Student groups at the University of Hyderabad on Wednesday condemned ‘police brutality’ and ‘sexual assault’ on students protesting against VC P Appa Rao. Reportedly, Uday Bhanu, a PhD scholar was allegedly beaten unconscious by the police for trying to cook, reported IANS. The Joint Action Committee (JAC) for Social Justice, an umbrella group of 14 bodies 278

23 March, 2016 11:38 AM India supplies electricity to Bangladesh, gets Internet bandwidth from the country

Signalling burgeoning Indo-Bangla ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 100 MW power supply from Tripura to Bangladesh while Premier Sheikh Hasina launched the export of 10 GBPS Internet connectivity to India simultaneously. India started supplying 100 MW power from Tripura's Palatana to Comilla while Bangladesh launched supply 208