03 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Condemning atrocities against Dalits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused "self-appointed champions" of the community of giving political colour to the social problem to create tensions even as he asked politicians, including his own partymen, to shun irresponsible statements.
26 May 2016
Washington: Expecting the long-pending GST bill to get passed this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said any efforts to amend this law at central level are "over now" and it is up to individual states to pursue any changes.
07 May 2015
Washington: Recalling the days when he used to sell tea in a railway coach as a child, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said poverty in a way inspired him not to live for himself, but for others.
03 May 2014
New Delhi: In a hard-hitting letter, Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar on Friday acknowledged that certain portions of the Narendra Modi interview on Doordarshan ‘were apparently edited’ and pointed a finger at Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari for failing to grant the public broadcaster ‘operational autonomy’ that it has been seeking for years.
03 May 2014
New Delhi: Taking a jibe at the Congress-led UPA government over the issue of his edited interview that was telecast on Doordarshan, Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has said the national broadcaster is struggling to maintain its professional freedom.
02 May 2014
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s political secretary Ahmed Patel has strongly retorted to claims made by Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in an interview with Doordarshan that both were good friends.
13 Jul 2013
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attacked Congress on Saturday for targeting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on his ‘puppy’ remarks. The saffron party said that the Congress is twisting facts as it is scared of the Gujarat CM’s growing popularity.
28 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday ruled out political witch hunt in the probe into the AgustaWestland chopper deal, saying investigating agencies will do a professional job and whatever names come up, "let's see".
12 Jul 2013
A political uproar erupted on Friday over certain remarks by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on 2002 riots. His opponents accused him of comparing the Muslims with a “puppy” over his comment that “even if a puppy comes under the wheel of a car, he would be sad”.
15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged state governments to avoid interviews for junior level posts and make such selections on the basis of merit through transparent, online processes.