New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invited his predecessor Dr. Manmohan Singh to his official 7, Race Course Road residence and discussed various issues, including the economic situation in India as well as the foreign policy. "At the invitation of Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi, Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh met the Prime Minister today at 6.30 PM (1/2)," it wrote. This meeting takes place mere hours after Dr Singh had shown criticism of the current government and alleged that the BJP keeps on 'harping' about corruption simply because it wants to detract the attention of people to other non-issues.
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- J-K: Unidentified assailant leaves one person critically inj …
Srinagar, May 27 (ANI): One person was critically injured after being fired upon by an unidentified assailant in Pattan in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Sacrifice of jawans strengthens resolve to defeat all inimical …
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 15 Corps, Lieutenant General Subrata Saha, on Wednesday said that the death of three jawans during the recent infiltration bid by militants along the Line of Control only strengthens their resolve to defeat all inimical elements to the nation's security. Lt Gen Saha was reacting to the infiltration bid in the Tangdhar sector of Kashmir earlier this week. "The supreme sacrifice of these three brave soldiers only strengthens our resolve further to defeat all inimical elements to the security of our nation and Kashmir.
- 'We are answerable to Delhi, hence we must appoint our own …
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that his government is answerable to the people of the national capital and thus must be given the right to appoint officials of their preference. "It is being said that the day the Lieutenant Governor [Najeeb Jung] started acting against Kejriwal, his position became more secure. Kejriwal further speculated what Jung's relationship with the BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi would have been, had she been elected to the top post.
- Committed to finding solution on fishermen issue with Sri Lanka: …
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday reiterated its commitment on finding a mutually acceptable solution with the Sri Lanka government with regards to the fishermen issue. "We are aware of the reported remarks made by the Sri Lankan Fisheries Minister yesterday. Frequently Sri Lankan fishermen are apprehended in our waters.
- Nobody in my family eats beef, clarifies Rijiju
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that the Indian Constitution has given the people of the country certain powers, freedoms and obligations, while clarifying an earlier statement and saying that his family does not eat beef. "The Indian Constitution has given certain powers, certain freedoms and certain obligations.
- AAP MLA Mahendra Goel apologises for tearing Home Ministry n …
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): AAP MLA Mahendra Goel on Wednesday apologised for tearing a copy of the notification by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on the powers of the Delhi Government inside the state assembly.
- Rajasthan Govt., Gujjar community unable to find way out on …
Jaipur, May 27 (ANI): The latest round of talks between the Rajasthan Government and the Gujjar community on the reservation issue failed on Wednesday as neither side was able to reach to a successful conclusion. The Gujjar community has demanded a five percent reservation within the legal limit of 50 percent in the state. "We asked for reservation under the 50 percent legal limit, but they said that it cannot be done as it will affect social harmony.
- God 'save' Delhi from Kejriwal Govt., says Sibal
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday predicted an 'impending doom' with respect to Delhi Government and the people of the city, claiming that the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was crossing the 'lakshman rekha' on an everyday basis. Earlier in the day, Aam Aadmi Party MLA Mahendra Goyal tore a copy of the Union Home Ministry's notification on powers of the Delhi Government inside the assembly as the city government passed a resolution against the Centre's notification through voice vote.
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