Posts tagged with "Prime Minister Narendra Modi"

PM Narendra Modi’s Currency Ban Move ‘Gamble’, Will Set Precedent: Chinese Media

PM Narendra Modi’s Currency Ban Move ‘Gamble’, Will Set Precedent: Chinese Media
An editorial in Chinese media called PM Narendra Modi’s move for currency ban ‘very bold’ BEIJING: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move as “very bold”, China’s official media today said it was a “gamble” that would create a precedent irrespective of whether it succeeds or fails and China will draw lessons from its impact on corruption. “Modi’s move is very bold.... 

What To Do With 500 And 1,000 Rupee Notes

What To Do With 500 And 1,000 Rupee Notes
From Wednesday, 500 and 1,000 rupee notes will be scrapped, PM Narendra Modi said. NEW DELHI: To stop the spread of counterfeit notes, which is aiding terror activities from across the border, and flush out black money, the government has decided to scrap the notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. Starting midnight, these notes will only be “worth the paper they are printed on,” he said. A proposal... 

Banks To Stay Open This Weekend After Government Ban On Rs. 500, 1000 Notes

Banks To Stay Open This Weekend After Government Ban On Rs. 500, 1000 Notes
NEW DELHI: Just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had warned, getting used to the overnight scrapping of the highest-denomination currency notes brought inconveniences. One can visit bank to return 500- and 1000-rupee notes and withdraw money to spend. Banks will reopen tomorrow and stay open this weekend to help people swap 500 and 1,000 rupee notes which are now banned, said the Reserve Bank of India. Banks and ATMs were closed today leaving lakhs... 

India’s Big Focus On Space As It Modernises Military: Foreign Media

India’s Big Focus On Space As It Modernises Military: Foreign Media
India signed a deal with France to buy 36 Rafale aircraft, which will be delivered in 3 years. India is laying the groundwork for the formation of a space command to give it a military edge in the tense South Asia region, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pursues a broader upgrade of the armed forces. Signaling a shift in focus from civil to military use of space, India has expanded its satellite program over the last three years to cover long-distance... 

About 25 PAAS Members Arrested Ahead Of PM Narendra Modi’s Gujarat Visit

About 25 PAAS Members Arrested Ahead Of PM Narendra Modi’s Gujarat Visit
PAAS members were detained to prevent any trouble at the event. JAMNAGAR: Ahead of the inauguration of SAUNI project by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jamnagar, more than 25 members of Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) were detained from different parts of Rajkot and the district to prevent any trouble at the event. The PAAS members as well as conveners were detained by Paddhari and Gandhigram police of Rajkot while several others... 

Unity, Compassion, PM Modi’s Twin Mantras For Kashmir

Unity, Compassion, PM Modi’s Twin Mantras For Kashmir
PM Modi’s Twin Mantras For Kashmir. NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached out to Kashmir with a roadmap for healing touch — saying “ekta” (unity) and “mamata” (compassion) could be the “twin mantras” for the state. “From the interactions I had with all parties on Kashmir, one thing emerged, which can be put in simple words as Ekta‘ and Mamata. These two things were the basic... 

At All-Party Meeting On Kashmir, PM Modi Opens PoK Front

At All-Party Meeting On Kashmir, PM Modi Opens PoK Front
Opposition leaders suggested that AFSPA be lifted from civilian areas NEW DELHI: “Pakistan Occupied Kashmir is ours”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted at a four-hour meeting of all major political parties today, stating that dialogue must be initiated with expatriates all over the world from that region. “There cannot be any compromise on national security, but we have to win the confidence of the people in Jammu and Kashmir,”... 

Big Reform GST In Rajya Sabha Today: What Happens Next

Big Reform GST In Rajya Sabha Today: What Happens Next
The GST Bill will be discussed in the Rajya Sabha today. NEW DELHI: Throughout years of political gridlock, the risk that the country might pass its biggest tax reform since independence appeared reassuringly remote for many businesses. Until now. Suddenly, the prospect that a new Goods and Services Tax (GST) could enter force next year has bosses panicking at the likely impact and seeking advice on how to cope. The expected passage by parliament... 

Asset disclosure by govt staff, NGOs: Deadline extended indefinitely

Asset disclosure by govt staff, NGOs: Deadline extended indefinitely
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The July 31 deadline for disclosure of assets and liabilities by central government employees and senior management personnel of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) receiving government aid and foreign donations has been extended indefinitely. The Lok Sabha cleared an amendment to the Lokpal Act without any discussion Wednesday. The Bill will be referred to a Parliamentary Standing Committee to examine Section 44 that... 

At Meeting With Chief Ministers, PM Modi Pitches For ‘Team India’

At Meeting With Chief Ministers, PM Modi Pitches For ‘Team India’
NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government on Saturday assured all states that it wants to promote federalism in India, saying the country will progress well only if the centre and states work as a “Team India“. The meeting covered a wide ranging topics of common interest to the Centre and the states. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the 11th Inter State Council meeting in Delhi, said cooperation among all states and the centre on... 
 
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