Category Articles: India

PM Modi slams Congress for showing disregard to SC verdict on Rafale

December 16, 2018

New Delhi: Breaking his silence since the major row triggered by Congress on the Supreme Court verdict on Rafale, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flayed the principal opposition party for seeking to raise questions on the credibility of the highest court of the land. "Our government is accountable to thousands of families of soldiers in the country...not to one family only," Prime Minister told a large gathering at Congress leader Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary constituency. "For ...Read More

Rafale – Lies, Shortlived lies and now further lies : a note by Arun Jaitley

December 16, 2018
Rafale – Lies, Shortlived lies and now further lies : a note by Arun Jaitley

By Arun Jaitley: All the lies spoken on the Rafale deal has been exposed. The Supreme Court judgement is clear. Every word said against the Government has proved to be false. Every “fact” stated by the vested interests against the deal has proved to be manufactured. Truth has once again established its primacy. The creators of falsehood will still persist with falsehood even at the cost of their own credibility. Only their captive constituencies will clap. The credentials of the disru...Read More

Rafale deal in order, rules Supreme Court; it’s a slap on Congress president’s face, says Amit Shah

December 14, 2018
Rafale deal in order, rules Supreme Court; it’s a slap on Congress president’s face, says Amit Shah

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed six petitions seeking a Special Investigation Team probe into the Rafale deal, which had alleged irregularities and large scale corruption. The pleas were filed by lawyers, Manohar Lal Sharma, Vineet Dhanda, former Union Minister, Arun Shourie, ex-Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Yashwant Sinha and Aam Aadmi Party MP, Sanjay Singh. "We are dismissing all the petitions. We are also not inclined for a SIT probe in the case," ruled the three-judg...Read More

Congress president Rahul Gandhi reacts to 5 State assembly poll results

December 11, 2018

New Delhi:Describing the Congress victories in Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh as a reflection of people’s anger with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that people think that Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself was corrupt. Addressing a press conference here, the Congress president, while thanking the people of the three states said that the party would endeavour to provide a "new vision" to t...Read More

PM Narendra Modi reacts to five-state assembly election results

December 11, 2018
PM Narendra Modi reacts to five-state assembly election results

New Delhi: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today evening in series of tweets reacted to the five-state assembly general elections results: We accept the people's mandate with humility. I thank the people of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan for giving us the opportunity to serve these states. The BJP Governments in these states worked tirelessly for the welfare of the people. Congratulations to the Congress for their victories. Congratulations to KCR Garu for the thu...Read More

Shaktikant Das appointed new RBI Governor for three years

December 11, 2018
Shaktikant Das appointed new RBI Governor for three years

New Delhi: Former finance secretary and current member of the finance commission Shaktikanta Das has been appointed as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for three-year term following the resignation by outgoing RBI Governor Urjit Patel. Shaktikanta is publicly known as a man who would do regular briefing on demonetization during November/December 2016. DeshGujarat Read More

Live: Five state assembly election 2018 trends and results

December 11, 2018
Live: Five state assembly election 2018 trends and results

New Delhi: Presented here is embedded Twitter handle of DeshGujarat giving party-wise trends and results for general election of assembly in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Talangana. New Delhi: If trends at noon turn into result, Congress may rule Rajasthan with external support replacing incumbent BJP or may reach half way mark on its own. Congress is set to rule Chhattisgarh replacing BJP with thumping majority. Congress loses Mizoram to MNF. TRS is set to rule Telan...Read More

UK court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya, gives 14-day time for appeal, Jaitley says a great day for India

December 10, 2018
UK court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya, gives 14-day time for appeal, Jaitley says a great day for India

New Delhi: A UK court today ordered the extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya to India. Mallya is wanted for alleged bank loan fraud and money laundering charges in India. Westminster Magistrates’ Court Chief Magistrate Judge Emma Arbuthnot in her verdict said that Mallya can be extradited to India to stand trial on the charges brought by the CBI and ED. Mallya was, however, given 14 days to appeal against the verdict. The 62-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss is on bail since h...Read More

RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns from his post

December 10, 2018
RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns from his post

Mumbai: Urjit Patel, Governor of Reserve Bank of India(RBI) today resigned from the position citing personal reasons. Reacting to this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his series of tweets said: Dr Urjit Patel is an economist of a very high calibre with a deep and insightful understanding of macro-economic issues. He steered the banking system from chaos to order and ensured discipline. Under his leadership, the RBI brought financial stability.Dr. Urjit Patel is a thorough professional with i...Read More

Nita Ambani visits Swadesh Bazaar – supporting 108 traditional Indian Crafts

December 09, 2018
Nita Ambani visits Swadesh Bazaar – supporting 108 traditional Indian Crafts

Udaipur: In one of the key highlights of the pre-wedding functions of her daughter Isha Ambani’s wedding with Anand Piramal, Ms. Nita Ambani, who is also Chairperson of Reliance Foundation and Isha Ambani today visited Swadesh Bazaar, a curated showcase of 108 traditional Indian crafts and art forms, that were on display for the national and international guests attending the pre-wedding functions. Swadesh Bazaar is a concept initiated by Reliance Foundation to encourage the craftsmans...Read More

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