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Hindus are not opposed to Muslims: RSS supremo rules out any more Ayodhya-type temple movements

“We participated in the Ram Janmabhoomi movement contrary to our nature, due to historical reasons and the needs of the time. We completed that task. We do not want to launch any other movement,” Bhagat declared firmly.

HIndu teacher shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir in continued targeted killings; opposition says Kashmir normalcy claim belied

Hindu community members in the valley, including Rahul Bhat's family, have accused the BJP-led government of making young Kashmiri Hindus "cannon fodder" in the name of rehabilitation of the community. They have also said the incident has shattered their dream of resettling permanently in the valley.

India is not a problem for the world but a solution giver: PM Modi

He said India sent medicines and vaccines to countries around the world. “Even in such a big country, we took the vaccine to every citizen,” he added.

India Post delivers by drone, opens up future possibilities in a far-flung nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Friday inaugurated what was described as the country's biggest drone festival, where he said the use of drones will rise in sectors such as agriculture, sports, defence and disaster management.

Technology can open new doors for the poor, says Modi; wants to increase use of drones in the country

Drones took the promise of 'ease of living' forward and would be yet another tool in the hands of the common man, Modi stated. “Be it urban or rural areas, agriculture fields or playfields, defence works or disaster management, the use of drones in the country will only increase,” he elaborated.

Afghanistan must not be a sanctuary for terrorists, must build an inclusive society: India at Regional Security Dialogue

"Women and youth are critical for the future of any society. Provision of education to girls and employment to women and youth will ensure productivity and spur growth. It will also have a positive social impact including discouraging radical ideologies among youth," the Indian security official said.

Terror continues to plague Kashmir, even as judge declines clemency to convicted separatist leader

The special court of India National Investigation Agency (NIA) said Malik's actions “intended to strike at the heart of the idea of India” and were “committed with the assistance of foreign powers and designated terrorists”

IMF chief 'begs' India to reconsider wheat export ban, even as India assures that wheat will be sent those 'most in need'

Indian authorities have explained that the wheat export ban has been undertaken to ensure domestic food availability and minimize food price-related inflation while supporting the legitimate requirements of India's neighbours and other nations in need.

India faces no energy shortage, thanks to strong leadership and farsighted thinking, says Petroleum Minister Puri

“Post pandemic, India has emerged much stronger in international trade and international exchanges. I believe that the target of a $5 trillion economy by 2030 is not only achievable but we can get there before that,” Puri said.

Ruling BJP should set goals for India for the next 25 years, says PM Modi

In an apparent swipe at opposition parties, Modi said some political parties keep looking for "small incidents of tension" to inject poison for their selfish interests, without making any direct reference to recent upsurge in communal tensions and allegations of assault on minorities by state outfits and organisations aligned ideologically to the BJP.

India targeting rollout of 6G network by end of decade to boost economy, create jobs, says Modi

Teledensity and internet users are fast expanding, Modi said, adding that mobile manufacturing units in India have expanded from just 2 to over 200 and the country is now the world's biggest mobile manufacturing hub.

India hosts Shanghai grouping's anti-terror meet with Afghanistan focus; Pakistan, China, Russia among participants

"I thank India for hosting the key meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's anti-terror body Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure in New Delhi today. The security & humanitarian situation has worsened in Afghanistan over the past 9 months," Afghan envoy Farid Mamundzay tweeted.

Modi says India's ties with Nepal are 'unparalleled' a day before Lumbini visit

Modi said both sides will continue to build on the shared understanding to expand cooperation in multiple areas, including hydropower, development and connectivity.

India halts wheat exports; could disrupt UN plans to source wheat from India for vulnerable countries

Last month, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said India hopes to become a permanent exporter of wheat, shipping as much as 15 million tons this year, compared with about 7.2 million in 2021-22. Officials are pushing the World Trade Organization to relax rules so that India can export from state reserves, Goyal said

Kashmiri Pandits condemn killing of Hindu government employee, say Modi government has failed them despite promises

Over 4,000 Kashmiri Pandits are living in transit camps in various parts of Kashmir after they were given government jobs under a special employment package launched in 2010. The angry protesters also raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah and Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, NDTV said