The Supreme Court sought an affidavit from the I&B secretary with details of steps taken in the past to stop motivated media reporting in such cases.
Transcript of Prime Minister’s Interaction with Chinese media organizations
"While Japan is the ‘land of the rising sun’; India is the land of the ‘shining sun’," said the PM as he took questions from the Japanese media, his first media interaction since assuming office
'It was conveyed that Pakistan must abide by its commitment to prevent its territory and territory under its control from being used for terrorism against India'
The PM rules out a third term for himself and says: 'It will be disastrous for the country to have Shri Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister.'
In his first post-retirement press conference the cricketing legend speaks on the decision to retire, the emotional speech and moments on the ground yesterday, and the future.
'If there is anything that the CBI, or for that matter, anybody wants to ask, I have nothing to hide,' says the PM
'I will discuss these matters [Ordinance] with Mr Rahul Gandhi... These are all matters which are discussed before the highest body, the core group of the Congress Party. The Cabinet discussed this matter twice, not once.'
'I would be very happy to work for the Congress party under the leadership of Mr. Rahul Gandhi,' says the PM as he also keeps open the question of an alliance with Mamata Banerjee
On military action against Syria: 'My credibility is not on the line. The international community’s credibility is on the line. And America and Congress’s credibility is on the line...'
This time the PM ducks the question about a third term, but says " the obstructionist role of the opposition has increased enormously in recent years."
'The agreement between the leaders was that this needed detailed examination. And that is really what they left, they charged the Special Representatives with that'
Would Mulayam withdraw support? 'I cannot deny that those possibilities exist,' the PM says. But would he accept the third term, if pressed? 'These are all hypothetical questions. We will cross that bridge, when we reach there'
The MEA official spokesperson on the resolution on Sri Lanka, the provisions of the Vienna Convention and being bound by the directives of the SC on the Italian ambassador
'We have to be careful that forces that are attempting to derail all the good work that has been done towards normalization should not be successful.'
Relevant excerpt from the Joint Media Interaction of External Affairs Minister and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister
'If the BJP feels that the majority cannot be trusted to govern the affairs of this country and they would like to run it their way that is a total negation of what the democratic politics is about'
'...would be bringing the guilty to justice in the Mumbai terror attacks.' So spoke the Indian foreign secretary after meeting his Pakistani counterpart
Beneficiaries wait in queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.PTI Photo
BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.PTI Photo
Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.PTI Photo
Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.PTI Photo
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