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An 11-year-old Polish girl, who was brought up in India and was studying in Goa until a few weeks ago, has requested the Prime Minister and external affairs minister to permit her and her mother to return to India, a place they “call home”. Alicja Wanatko, in a handwritten letter to PM Modi and newly appointed external …

In his first rally after the BJP’s massive win in the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed the need to remain humble and said the “big mandate brings big responsibilities”. “We have to utilize these five years to solve issues of the common citizens. These have to be five years of …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a visit to his mother in Gandhinagar on Sunday and sought her blessings after the BJP’s massive victory in the Lok Sabha elections 2019. PM Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah arrived in Gujarat on a two-day visit. The PM pointed his first rally on Sunday after the poll victory. …

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes charge for a second time, after a long, divisive and grueling election campaign, it is time for India’s political leadership to shift gears and turn on their governance lens. Elections are critical to sustaining democracy. But the country has been in election mode for close to two years now. …

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) started the legwork for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at least a year ago, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing 142 rallies in the last 50 days to cap a frenetic campaign that ended on Friday with the start of the silence period for the final phase of polling two …

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke to Vinod Sharma in Bhopal, where he was campaigning for senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, about the Congress’s in his state, the impact polls there have on neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, and the development challenges facing his administration.  The Congress’s performance in states where it is in a direct fight with the …

Back in Bengal on the campaign trail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a scathing attack at chief minister Mamata Banerjee for her governance record. But before he got down to critiquing her stint as a two-time chief minister, PM Modi also hurled a dart at Banerjee who had told a rally that she …

A day after the Bengal administration claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi bypassed it and called governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to prepare a report on the damage inflicted by Cyclone Fani, government sources said the claim was not correct. “Attention has been drawn to reports in a section of the media, that the Trinamool Congress has …

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hit out at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi stating his revenge against Modi may not succeed and will end up as revenge against his own party. Rahul’s statement recited in a media organization yesterday that “I have dismantled Modi’s image” was a giveaway, Jaitley said, asking how can the image …

Beijing-India and China on Monday kicked off the first anniversary of the landmark “informal summit” among Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in Wuhan, which was largely credited to have improved the bilateral ties after the Doklam standoff, by holding a week-long India festival in the central Chinese city. To commemorate the first anniversary of the Modi-Xi talks …

The battle among the BJP and the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal’s Asansol and beyond reached the Election Commission in Delhi with the two parties blaming each other for poll violence in the fourth phase of voting. There were several reports of clashes in the early hours of polling. In Birbhum Lok Sabha constituency, news …

The first three rounds of the 2019 Parliamentary election are over but these did not observe either a pro-Modi or anti-Modi wave. There are reasons why the election so far has been without a wave. The prime evidence is in the turnout: compared to the 2014 election. The same constituencies have seen a moderate or …