Jaitley said unlike in the UPA regime when policies were framed from Congress headquarters at 24, Akbar Road, in the NDA government Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the last word. Tearing into former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s criticism of Modi government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the transition from the United Progressive Aliiance to the National Democratic Alliance government has been from “policy-paralysis” to a global “bright-spot” ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed by Governor of Riyadh Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz after his arrival in the Saudi capital on Saturday. Photograph: @MEAIndia/ Twitter Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on Saturday on his maiden two-day visit to the oil-rich Saudi kingdom as both countries are set to firm up a raft of pacts to bolster their strategic partnership besides exploring ways to enhance security and counter-terror cooperation. Combating ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
“I didn’t know it was this bad.” That was Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao reacting to his Cabinet Secretary Naresh Chandra’s briefing on the state of the economy. It was 20 June 1991, and the next day he would be sworn in as ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
Bruce Riedel’s comment that although BN Mullik, India’s Intelligence chief, wouldn’t give President Kennedy credit for providing aid during the 1962 Sino-Indian war, ‘he did give Nehru credit for asking for it’ reveals his ...Open Magazine, 2 months ago
Till December 2015, the prime minister has flown abroad 19 times, but the bills have been processed only for 2014 till now, reports Nivedita Mookerji The frequent and frequently discussed foreign trips of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have chalked up a bill of Rs 77 crore for chartered flights in the first six months of his tenure, according to data from his office. Modi took charge as prime minister on May 26, 2014. According to data from the Prime Minister’s Office, this is the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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