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World Bank president nominee Ajay Banga tests Covid positive in Delhi

The United States nominee for World Bank President, Indian-American Ajay Banga, who arrived in Delhi on a two-day visit on Thursday, tested positive for Covid-19 during a routine testing, according to a spokesperson of the embassy. Banga was scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as the minister of finance Nirmala Sitharaman

Delhi budget to be presented on scheduled date and time: Saurabh Bhardwaj

“Budget is the festival of democracy. This is a very pious action. It has to happen on the scheduled date and time,” said Bhardwaj.

Aaj aapki dukaan mai hi chala leta hoon: Modi to TV channel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi displayed his gift of the gab and his ability to produce quick-witted comebacks at the drop of the hat at a media event on Saturday. The owner of a prominent media house bragged about how every time Prime Minister attends  his organisation’s annual conclave, it acts as a lucky charm resulting

PM Modi unveils coin, postal stamp on global millets conference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the official coin and postal stamp for the International Year of Millets 2023 during the Global Millets Conference in New Delhi on Saturday. He expressed his pride that India is leading the International Year of Millets and that events like the conference are a symbol of India’s increasing responsibility for

EXC – PM Modi gives time to resolving global conflicts: Nobel leader Asle Toje on peace prize

Dr Asle Toje, deputy leader of the Nobel Committee which selects winners, has showered praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for prioritising humanity over interests of compatriots alone, and using “his powers for mankind”. In an exclusive interview with The New Indian on Wednesday, Dr Toje described PM Modi, who enjoys the highest approval rating

India-Italy relations hit a new high with Meloni’s visit

Nothing was lost in translation when Prime Minister Narendra and her Italian counterpart Giorgia Meloni addressed the joint press conference following their bilateral summit earlier this month.  One speaking in Hindi and the other in Italian – the duo displayed a certain degree of synergy and mutual admiration. That they had hit it off was

Stage set for stormy Budget Session as 2nd leg resumes today

The second leg of the Budget Session will begin on Monday amid the possibility of a fresh round of showdown between opposition parties and the BJP government. A stormy session is expected with the opposition parties gearing up to continue to corner the government on issues such as alleged misuse of probe agencies to target

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM Modi against Sisodia arrest

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the arrest of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia urging him to fight the perception that the AAP leader was being targeted for political reasons. Vijayan said in his letter to PM, “I write this letter to

In land of Buddha, Gandhi focus on what unites us: PM Modi to G20 Foreign Ministers

Underlining that the G 20 Foreign Ministers are meeting in the land of  Gandhi and the Buddha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged the world to draw inspiration from India’s civilizational ethos of focusing not on what divides us, but on what unites us all.  “As you meet in the land of Buddha and

Insult to PM: Amit Shah hits back at Congress

Union home minister says insulting Prime Minister will ensure defeat of opposition in 2024