Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a road show in Coimbatore ahead of his rally in the city. During the rally, PM Modi said that PM-KISAN scheme in its 2 years has benefitted 11 crore farmers. "For many years, the farmers of India demanded MSP rise. It was our government that had the opportunity to bring a holistic MSP rise," he added. He further said, "In the past 7 years, our efforts for farmers are aimed at giving them a life of prosperity and dignity. From kisan health cards to soil health cards, we want to bring a paradigm shift in the agriculture sector."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated a slew of completed projects in Puducherry. India and Pakistan have agreed to strictly observe all agreements on ceasefire along the Line of Control and other sectors, according to a joint statement today.
Jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted for fraud and money laundering in the ₹ 14,000-crore Punjab National Bank scam, can now be extradited to India.
The central government has finalised the rules to regulate internet-based businesses and organisations, social media companies, OTT streaming services, and digital news outlets. BJP youth wing leader Pamela Goswami, who was arrested by the West Bengal Police in Kolkata for possession of 100 gms cocaine, has made sensational allegations against senior BJP leader Rakesh Singh.
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Training his guns against the DMK-Congress combine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged their meetings are like "corruption hackathons" where their leaders sit and 'brainstorm' on how to loot. Hitting out at the opposition, he said while its style of politics was "misgovernance with corruption" that of NDA was "governance with compassion." "Both methods are very different. For the opposition what matters is personal gains. They want to capture power to fill their pockets," he alleged. The only politics people will accept is politics of development and good governance and they want a government where fruits of progress reach the public, he said. "They want the anti-development forces (to be kept) at a distance," he said. Taking a swipe at the DMK-Congress combine in Tamil Nadu, Modi said their "meetings are like corruption hackathons" where "their leaders sit and brainstorm on how to loot." Watch the full video for more details.
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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on February 25 said that the state government is going to bring a bill against 'love jihad' in Vidhan Sabha in March during the budget session. He said that the bill will be brought to stop the forced conversion of Hindu girls.
Those above the age of 60 and those above 45 with comorbidities as they will get Covid vaccine in the second of the coronavirus vaccination drive will begin March 1. Aiming at inoculating people of West Bengal for COVID-19 free of cost before the upcoming assembly election, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to help the state in procuring vaccines. The surprise renaming of the revamped Motera cricket stadium in Gujarat after Prime Minister Narendra Modi today caused a flood of reactions on social media. Cricketer Manoj Tiwari and three Bengali film stars joined the Trinamool Congress in the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Wednesday that the Centre has lifted embargo on grant of government businesses to private banks.
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Amid a controversy over a cricket stadium in Gujarat being renamed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government on Wednesday said the name change involves only the Motera stadium and the entire sports complex continues to be named after Sardar Patel. Asked about the allegations, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, however, told reporters that only the Motera stadium has been renamed and the complex continues to be named after Vallabhbhai Patel. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who was present alongside Javadekar at the media briefing after a cabinet meeting, also took a swipe at the Congress leaders, asking whether party chief Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi have so far praised the world's tallest statue of Sardar Patel erected at Kevadiya in Gujarat. Watch the full video for more details.
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Indian Railways boosted connectivity in Gujarat's Kevadiya. With the new connectivity, Kevadiya is ready to witness tourism push. Lately, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains connecting different parts of country to Kevadiya. One of the trains, with a Vistadome coach has been designed to not just provide comfort but rich view of surroundings. Seamless connectivity will allow tourists to visit Statue of Unity.
A big controversy has broken out over renaming the Sardar Patel stadium in Motera as Narendra Modi stadium. Congress has attacked the Prime Minister and accused him of undermining the contributions of the Iron Man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Rahul Gandhi reiterated his ‘hum do, humarey do’ jibe at the Prime Minister over the issue. Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has now said that even Atal Chowk was named while Atal Bhari Vajpayee was still PM and soon he lost the post. Baghel said that renaming of the stadium to Narendra Modi stadium is a sign that the Prime Minister will lose his seat soon. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Indian Railways is planning to redevelop the New Delhi Railway Station with state-of-the-art facilities which will include dedicated concourse, hotels, shopping mall among other amenities. Ved Prakash Dudeja, Vice Chairman of RLDA (Railway Land Development Authority), told ANI that the redevelopment of the station will be done under PPP (Public-Private Partnership) model and is expected to start before the year end. Dudeja informed that since the redevelopment is taking place through PPP, the project will be cost-neutral for the Railways which will leverage its large swathe of lands near the station. Dudeja further said the redevelopment, according to Railways, is expected to complete in four years.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated Rs 1,10,055 crore for Railways in budget for 2021-22. Finance Minister said, "I am providing a record sum of Rs 1,10,055 crore for Railways of which Rs 1,07,100 crore is for capital expenditure only," said Finance Minister. She also added, "Indian Railways has prepared a National Rail Plan for India 2030. The plan is to create a future-ready railways system by 2030 - bringing down logistic cost for industry is at the core of a strategy to enable Make in India."