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SC to hear petition to rename India to Bharat on Jun 2

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court will hear a plea on June 2 seeking its direction to the Centre to amend the Constitution and officially change the name of the country from India to "Bharat", said media reports.

Will never allow Bharat to be Hindu Rashtra: Asaduddin Owaisi

Thane, Oct 15 (UNI) AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has strongly asserted that Bharat is not Hindu Rashtra and that his party will never let it happen.

Lynching is an alien to Bharat: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Nagpur: Just days after First Information Reports (FIRs) were filed in Bihar against several intellectuals who had voiced concern over mob lynching, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday termed the act of violence as "alien to Bharat" and should not be used to defame the country, media reports said.

Vande Bharat's launch post terror attack shows our resolve towards development: Goyal

New Delhi, Feb 15 (UNI) A day after the Pulwama terror attack, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said India is progressing on the path of development and the launch of semi high speed Vande Bharat Express shows that 'we will not sit back after such deadly attacks.’’

Ayushman Bharat aims to provide quality healthcare and ensuring cancer-free lives: Narendra Modi tweets on World Cancer Day

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS): Observing World Cancer Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday highlighted his government's initiatives like Ayushman Bharat which aims at providing quality healthcare and ensuring cancer-free lives of people.

Mamata betrayed poor by denying Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme: Modi at Durgapur rally

Durgapur, West Bengal: Attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the TMC supremo because of politics denied the people of Bengal the Rs 5 lakh free healtcare scheme called Ayushman Bharat. Speaking at a rally here, he said "a government which betrays the poor can never benefit anyone."  

Withdraw Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna: Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IBNS): The Delhi Assembly passed a resolution on Friday urging the Union government to withdraw former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna arguing that he had justified the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that followed the assassination of Indira Gandhi, according to an Indian Express report. However, other media reported that the  resolution demanded the setting up of fast-track courts to deal with cases related to the anti-Sikh violence of 1984.

Outreach campaign on Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) held at Bhatpara

Bhatpara, Dec 5 (IBNS): A special outreach campaign on Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in association with Bhatpara Municipality was organised by Field Outreach Bureau, Midnapur at Bhatpara on Wednesday.

PM Modi interacts with beneficiaries of central government health care schemes

New Delhi, Jun 7 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi  interacted with the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojna and other Central government health care schemes from across the country, through video bridge, on Thursday.

PM Modi reviews preparations for launch of Ayushman Bharat

New Delhi, Mar 6 (IBNS): Prime Minister  Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the progress of preparations towards the launch of Ayushman Bharat – the National Health Protection Scheme announced in the recent Union Budget.

Field Marshal Cariappa deserves Bharat Ratna : Army chief Bipin Rawat

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IBNS) : Chief of Army Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat on Saturday said  late Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa deserves  Bharat Ratna and it is time to recommend his name for the country's top civil award, The Hindu reported.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh launches live twitter wall on ‘Bharat Ke Veer’

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the live twitter wall for promoting Bharat Ke Veer portal here on Monday on the eve of Independence Day 2017.

Rajnath Singh to inaugurate the web portal “Bharat ke Veer”

New Delhi, Apr 8 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the web portal and mobile application named “Bharat ke Veer” here on Sunday.

O Panneerselvam to pitch for Bharat Ratna for former CM Jayalalithaa

New Delhi, 19 (IBNS): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who is in the national capital, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and urge him to confer the Bharat Ratna on his predecessor J Jayalalithaa.