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BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday trashed the opposition’s claim that investigations by central agencies into alleged corruption by some of their leaders was political vendetta. “You can’t compare us with Indira Gandhi... she imposed Emergency and media was gagged,” Shah said.
Intelligence agencies have issued an alert about a possible terror strike by Lashkar-e-Taiba in metros, including Delhi and Mumbai, or in border areas of Punjab and Rajasthan. The agencies said a group of 20-21 LeT operatives may have entered India from Pakistan.
A counter-insurgency operation was launched in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district after terrorists attacked an Army patrol party on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the black money seized from the corrupt will go back to the poor even as he hinted at more strong steps in the fight against corruption. On the 3rd anniversary of NDA govt, PM thanked the 1.25 crore people of the country for standing by him.
The BSE Sensex breached the 31,000-mark and touched an all-time high of 31,074.07 before closing for the day at 31,028.21, up 278.18 points. The broader 50-share NSE Nifty also went past the 9,600-mark
On the third anniversary of his government's tenure, PM Narendra Modi announced a new Rs 6,000 crore scheme to encourage food processing and talked of doubling farmers' income by 2022 to make way not for a second green revolution, but for an "evergreen revolution".
Beijing yesterday delivered a stern message to Islamabad saying it needs to improve and enhance the safety of Chinese citizens living in Pakistan.The message to Pakistan to "take more effective (safety) measures" came a day after a Chinese couple were kidnapped in restive Balochistan.
Narendra Modi is a tech-savvy Prime Minister who is often seen encouraging people to use technology in their daily life. Soon after taking over in 2014, his government launched the ambitious Digital India project to bring about a systemic change in the bureaucratic apparatus and speed up work.
India is "thinking big and moving big" to catch up fast on development as it lags behind its giant neighbour China, offering tremendous opportunities to a country like the US, American lawmakers have been told.