66 percent voters satisfied with Modi’s performance, functioning: Poll

66 percent voters satisfied with Modi's performance, functioning: Poll

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Nearly two-thirds (66 percent) of voters in a survey have expressed satisfaction with the Narendra Modi government’s performance, and while more – 68 percent – approve of the prime minister’s style of functioning. Conducted across 14 cities including the four metropolitan cities, major state capitals as well as other prominent […]

Confidence has returned, time for action: India Inc (100 days of Modi government)

Confidence has returned, time for action: India Inc (100 days of Modi government)

By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes 100 days in office next week, the overall sentiment of India Inc. is one of optimism, as the reversal of a perception of policy inaction with several meaningful steps on economic reforms have made the climate conducive for fresh investments and growth, […]

Modi’s 100 days: Has the ‘acche din’ hype hoomeranged?

Modi's 100 days: Has the 'acche din' hype hoomeranged?

By Amulya Ganguli A month after assuming office, Narendra Modi had rued the absence in his case of the customary honeymoon period for a new prime minister. Now, the by-election setbacks and signs of dissonance at the top have cast a further shadow on his first 100 days as prime minister. The sombre mood was […]

Modi enjoys twice the security cover of his predecessor (100 days of Modi government)

Modi enjoys twice the security cover of his predecessor

New Delhi, Aug 29 Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoys double the security cover of his predecessor Manmohan Singh in terms of commandos of the elite Special Protection Group (SPG) and vehicles in his cavalcade.The reason: “No other prime minister except Rajiv Gandhi was under such a threat as Modi from militant groups,” a Delhi Police officer […]

Modi tones up governance, lays out policy roadmap (100 days of Modi government)

Modi tones up governance, lays out policy roadmap (100 days of Modi government)

By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Narendra Modi has sought to mark his first term as prime minister with some distinct initiatives in terms of both policy and governance style – direct communication with the people, faster decision-making, a disciplined bureaucracy, thrust on innovation and technology, cleanliness, rural transformation and kindling a can-do spirit […]