Modi made these remarks at the BJP Parliamentary Party meet in which party chief Amit Shah blamed the opposition for the impasse in Parliament and asked MPs to hold press conferences in the coming three days in their parliamentary constituencies to highlight the matter, party leaders Prakash Javadekar and Anil Baluni told reporters.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said the way Gandhi spoke in Hindi, coming straight from his heart, he was trying to connect with the people and this was a big thing for the party.
The government order saying the assistance under the scheme cannot exceed Rs 10,000 per month had triggered widespread discontent among all the three services.
Addressing a public meeting here, Gandhi continued to keep Modi as the focal point of his attack during the second day of his latest tour of poll-bound Karnataka, asserting Congress would win the assembly polls. Attacking Modi, Gandhi said "when India looks at its Prime Minister, it wants to hear the truth and not speeches filled with hate.
Amid reports of China opening up a new route to reach South Doklam, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would react to the development through 'hugplomacy', by blaming the defence minister or crying in public.
Modi is perhaps the first foreign leader to have spoken to Xi as the Chinese President began his second five-year term after his election by China's Parliament, the National People's Congress (NPC), which concluded its annual session today.
China is ready to enhance communication with Modi on long-term, strategic bilateral issues to promote political mutual trust, Xi added.
"Every Indian grieves with those who lost their loved ones in Mosul. We stand in solidarity with the bereaved families and pay our respects to the Indians killed in Mosul.
Paswan, in his recent comments in Bihar, was critical of some BJP leaders' alleged communal statements, and had advised the party to take along all sections of society, setting off speculation about his future plans.
The Congress leader also accused the prime minister of favouring big businesses by waiving their loans while ignoring farmers.
The report concludes the without funds, the projects initiated by the Modi government might mean well, but will never see their desired results on the ground.
"Had a wonderful meeting with Mr. Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the WTO" the PM tweeted and posted a picture with him.
This was Deb's first visit to the national capital after the BJP formed its first state government in the state, decimating the Left Front which ruled the state for 25 years in the recent Assembly polls.
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi visited the dargah to offer a 'chadar' on Modi's behalf.
Putin has been re-elected as Russia's President with a thumping majority. He was previously President for two consecutive terms from 2000 to 2008.
PM Modi’s decision to spend considerable time of his speech on initiatives in the East in the past 46 months indicated the region's centrality in the BJP's emerging political strategy.
Targeting the BJP and RSS, Gandhi recalled the two warring sides of the epic Mahabharat, and said the BJP, like the Kauravas, fought for power, while his party, on the lines of the Pandavas, battled for truth.
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Taking the ruling BJP on, Gandhi said the party sought to divert people's attention from issues such as unemployment and farm distress with "fancy events".
The party, in a resolution adopted at its 84th plenary session, accused the NDA government of pursuing a foreign policy "bereft of focus and direction”.
He also said such agri-fairs should be organised in remote rural places for better dissemination of farm technologies and government programmes.
Gandhi, in her address at the 84th Congress Plenary Session, gave a clarion call to the partymen to be ready for any kind of sacrifice to strengthen the party and to make the county free from discrimination, vendetta politics and arrogance.
Here ares some of the key takeaways from PM Modi's address in which he touched upon various issues and highlighted initiative, schemes and programmes taken up the government.
Full Text of PM Modi's speech at the Rising India Summit in New Delhi
With nearly a year to go before the general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about numbers as well as qualitative achievements of the NDA government.