Modi will be present at the e-griha pravesh ceremony for 40,000 beneficiaries of the affordable housing scheme of the government, an official said.
Later speaking at the India Energy Forum, the Saudi oil minister said Modi at the meeting raised issue of "consumer pain" from high crude oil prices.
He also appealed to the oil-producing countries to channel their investible surplus to pursue commercial exploitation in the oil sector in developing countries
The Global Hunger Index published by the International Food Policy Research Institute and Welthungerhilfe, ranked India 103, clubbing its position with Nigeria in the index.
Prime Minister Modi and President Xi will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in November, the Chinese envoy said.
Addressing a press conference at the party office here, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma pointed out that the rupee had, on more than one occasion, crossed 74 to a dollar, whereas the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had left it at 59 to a dollar.
MJ Akbar was accused by several former colleagues of sexual harassment when he served as an editor at various media organisations.
In the latest round of duty hike effective October 12, the Finance Ministry increased the levy of import of base station, IP Radios, soft switches and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) equipments, and optical transport equipments, among others, to up to 20 percent.
The 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign was started by the Modi government to curb female infanticide and promote education of girl child.
He cited various steps taken by government in this regard and said the triple talaq legislation is a part of the effort to provide justice to the oppressed.
It will be the fifth annual summit meeting between Modi and Abe and their 12 meeting overall since 2014.
The commission was established on October 12, 1993 under the Protection of the Human Rights (PHR) Act, 1993, and it has lined up a host of activities till Sunday to mark the occasion.
Coal and oil dominates India’s energy mix. Renewable energy is expected to drive the future energy needs. However, during the transition process, natural gas may serve as a bridging fuel
The Income Tax Department (ITD) conducted searches this morning on multiple premises linked to Gahlot, the Delhi Transport minister, in connection with an alleged tax evasion case, officials said.
Arbind Modi, the convenor of the six member task force, retired on September 30; govt to appoint new convenor
If India has to become a major force in the solar power space, it must first begin to deregulate the power generation and power distribution sectors even further.
Beginning his 150-km long road show in eastern Rajasthan from Mania in Dholpur district, which shares border with Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, the Congress president attacked the government on a range of issues ranging from the Rafale deal, law and order situation to demonetisation.
The opposition party also trained its guns on Modi, saying how he would go to Varanasi and face the people of the state who made him the prime minister, after attacks on migrant labour from UP in Gujarat, a state of which he was the chief minister for long.
The recent India-Russia bilateral is proof that the decades-old ties are still intact. The downside is that it is still predominantly defence oriented
The Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) has two broader objectives -- creating a network of health and wellness infrastructure across the country and providing insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh per family annually benefiting more than 10.74 crore families.
While the Modi-led BJP will have to win a majority of the states to claim victory, the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress can claim a moral victory by winning just one state from the BJP.
"If you invest a dollar in sanitation solutions, the benefit will be four dollars in terms of health cost prevention, the (reduction in) number of visits you go to a doctor and in the medicines that you don't have to buy," Fore told PTI in an interview here.
Asserting that the capital city is being developed at a faster pace, CM Naidu said that any change of government in the state is unlikely to affect the works as a "solid eco-system" has been put in place
The Election Commission (EC) is set to announce Saturday afternoon the poll schedules for Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh
The Congress earlier said that the rise in petrol and diesel prices were due to "excessive taxes" imposed by the central and state governments.