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Kovind will make an exceptional Prez: Modi

Kovind will make an exceptional Prez: Modi

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) Calling the BJP-NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind a farmer's son, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he will make an exceptional President. "I am sure Shri Ram Nath Kovind will make an exceptional President & continue to be a strong voice for the poor, downtrodden & marginalised," Mr Modi tweeted minutes after BJP chief Amit Shah announced the Bihar Governor's name (Kovind) for the ensuing Presidential elections. In another tweet, the Prime Minister said, "With his illustrious background in the legal arena, Shri Kovind's knowledge and understanding of the Constitution will benefit the nation." Mr Modi said Mr Kovind, who comes from a humble background has devoted his life to public service and worked for poor and marginalised. The BJP chief today announced Mr Kovind's name for the country's highest Constitutional post after party's Parliamentary board meeting here. The nomination is likely to be filed on June 23. Incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee is completing his term on July 24, and a new President has to be elected before that. UNI DS AE 1641

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BJP blames Kejriwal for 'Constitutional crisis' in Delhi

BJP blames Kejriwal for 'Constitutional crisis' in Delhi

23 Feb 2018 | 11:13 PM

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party alleged on Friday that in the wake of Delhi Chief secretary Anshu Prakash row, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was putting Delhi in a constitutional crisis.

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Residential complexes to be part of Railways station redevelopment scheme

23 Feb 2018 | 10:31 PM

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) The Railways has come up with a new development vision for its station redevelopment scheme.

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ED re-summons Nirav Modi on Feb 26

ED re-summons Nirav Modi on Feb 26

23 Feb 2018 | 10:14 PM

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) Enforcement Directorate(ED) on Thursday issued a fresh notice to diamond trader Nirav Modi to present himself before the agency on February 26, in connection with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, a top source said here on Friday.

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India no longer referred to as a fragile economy:  PM

India no longer referred to as a fragile economy: PM

23 Feb 2018 | 10:04 PM

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India is well on track to become a $5 trillion economy and pointed out that no longer India's economy is referred to as one of the fragile economies in the world.

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Govt taking stringent action against irregularities related to economic issues: PM

Govt taking stringent action against irregularities related to economic issues: PM

23 Feb 2018 | 9:43 PM

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) Breaking his silence on the Punjab National Bank scam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said government is taking stringent action against irregularities related to economic issues and will not accept irregular acquisition of public money.

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