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Agriculture should be on top of the agenda of the Government: Vice President 16.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy and it should be on the top of the agenda of the Government. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the New India Conclave being organised by Y4D Foundation, here today.
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Congress Demands PM Modi's Apology For "Party For Muslim Men" Remark 16.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Congress demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologise for calling it a party for Muslim men only and said the remark showed his "sick mentality".
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PM Modi accuses opposition of delaying projects in UP, Mayawati hits back 15.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
Accusing the Congress and other parties of shedding "crocodile tears" for farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked why development and irrigation projects across the country were neglected during their rule. Addressing a public meeting here after inaugurating the Bansagar canal project and laying the foundation stone of the Mirzapur medical college, he said those doing politics in the name of farmers, did not have the time to think about an effective hike in minimum support prices (MSPs).  The prime minister asserted the day is not far when farmers' income would double due to his government's efforts.  Those shedding "crocodile tears" for farmers today should be asked why they did not complete irrigation projects across the nation during their tenure, Modi said. "This is not the matter of Bansagar alone. Such 'atke, latke and bhatke' (stuck up, pending and derailed) projects pertaining to farmers' welfare can be found in different states. They never had any concern. Why were such projects left ...
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"Sick Mentality": Congress Tears Into PM's "Party For Muslim Men" Remark 15.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Congress on Sunday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment that it was "a party for Muslim men", saying it reflected that he was a "peddler of untruths" with a...
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Congress mocks Jaitley again, says he should write Facebook post on who is India`s FM 14.7.2018 Zee News : India National
While attacking the BJP regime, the Congress party also sought to know if the country under the Narendra Modi government has become a "banana republic". 
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India poised to pip Britain to become 5th largest economy next year: Jaitle... 13.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
India poised to pip Britain to become 5th largest economy next year: Jaitle...
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India To Pass Britain Next Year, Become 5th Largest Economy: Arun Jaitely 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Union Minister Arun Jaitley today exuded confidence that India will pip Great Britain to become the fifth largest economy in the world next year if economic expansion continues at the projected rate.
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1971 ‘Garibi Hatao’ did not help poor, Modi Govt to shun populism: Jaitley 13.7.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hailed latest World Bank data that places India as the sixth largest economy surpassing France and asserted that Narendra Modi-led dispensation will not follow the Congress model of 1970s and 1980s that was mere ‘populist’. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shaken the […]
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Imran Khan 'quietly confident' of becoming Pakistan PM 13.7.2018 Zee News : South Asia
The legendary cricketer said that his first priority as PM will be to weed out corruption from the Pakistani society. 
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Pakistan's Imran Khan 'quietly confident' he will be PM 13.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan said he was "quietly confident" of victory in a general election this month and that as prime minister, he would drive an anti-corruption and anti-poverty campaign in the south Asian nation.
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Don't talk about Muslims, address bigger issues plaguing India: Minority intellectuals tell Rahul Gandhi 12.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Congress President met with a group of Muslim intellectuals on Wednesday, who advised him to not talk about the community, but rather speak on issues such as poverty and education on the whole. According to an Indian Express report, the intellectuals also asked him about his temple visits during the two-hour-long interaction. The Congress chief is learnt to have told them that he had also visited mosques and churches but his temple trips have caught the attention of the media. He told them that the media has not reported about his visits to mosques and churches. Among those who attended it were historian Syed Irfan Habib, noted scholar and academic Abusaleh Shariff, writer and activist Farah Naqvi, writer Rakhshanda Jalil, former IAS officer M F Farooqui, the Raja of Mahmoodabad Mohammad Amir Mohammad Khan besides senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid and AICC minority department head Nadeem Javed. “Today in the meeting, we advised Rahul Gandhi to not talk about the Muslim community in particular as it ...
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Felicitation 12.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Felicitation
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Do a self-introspection of Congress party: Muslim intellectuals` advice to Rahul Gandhi 12.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Rahul Gandhi had met noted Muslims scholars at his residence on Wednesday.
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EU urged to draft law on child labour, deforestation in coffee and cocoa 11.7.2018 Reuters: World News
The European Union must set mandatory rules to tackle child labour and deforestation in the cocoa and coffee sectors, after years of voluntary action has failed to spur widespread change, stakeholders and policymakers said on Wednesday.
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Shri Ram Vilas Paswan addresses the plenary session of the 3rd Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) convened by the UNCTAD in Geneva 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan led the Indian Delegation and delivered a speech at the opening/plenary session of the 3rd Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) convened by the UNCTAD.
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Technology Challenge Launched for Promoting Suitable Techniques for Cleaning of Sewers and Septic Tanks 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a technology challenge for promoting suitable techniques for cleaning of sewers and septic tanks with the objective of eliminating the human entry into septic tanks/manholes etc. This is in line with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who, in a meeting chaired by him on May 4, 2018 had desired a technology challenge to promote latest technologies to avoid human intervention in cleaning of sewers and septic tanks.
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Workshop on eradication of social evils 11.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on eradication of social evils
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India No Longer Has World's Largest Number Of Poor People: Report 11.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
It is a distinction that no country wants: the place with the most people living in extreme poverty.
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Revive Theatre and make it a prominent form of Education and Entertainment: Vice President 10.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that there is a need to revive Theatre and make it a prominent form of education and entertainment. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book ‘Two Classical Plays from India’, an English translation of Hindi plays written by well-known playwright Shri D.P. Sinha, here today.
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Himachal Government Nod To Fill 200 Posts Of MBBS Doctors, 714 Staff Nurses 10.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
MBBS doctors' vacancy would be filled by the HPPSC, while the nurseswould be employed on contractual basis through the Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, Hamirpur.
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