The expenses include chartered flights, aircraft maintenance and hotline facilities, and does not include accommodation and other expenses. His most expensive trip (among trips for which bills were presented) was his April 2015 trip to France, Germany and Canada, for which the chartered flight and hotline facility alone cost nearly ₹32 crore.
This is not the first time Mr. Shah has drawn comparison between the number of foreign trips Mr. Modi and Mr. Singh have been on. Earlier in 2015, responding to Congress’ criticism about the number of trips Mr. Modi was taking, Mr. Shah said Mr. Singh had taken the same number of trips abroad.
Kamal Haasan said that PM Modi took too much time to take some decisions and added, “As per the Chinese government’s official statement to the WHO, the first confirmed case was reported on 8th December. Even if you concede the fact that the world took a lot of time to understand the gravity of the […]
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President Trump had called up PM Modi on Sunday, the day after the DGFT banned hydroxychloroquine export on April 5. The government decided to relax the restriction after satisfying itself that India had enough stocks of essential drugs to meet any possible requirement of the health ministry.
He said Singh used to read out from written speeches on his foreign tours. “He carried pages written in English and come back after reading them. Sometimes he read in Thailand the pages meant to be read in Malaysia and vice-versa,” he claimed.
“I hear people saying that Mr. Modi is only interested in foreign tours and has made a number of trips in a year. But I want to say that Modiji has undertaken the same number of tours as former PM Manmohan Singh. The only difference is that people never came to know about his [Dr. […]
The other suggestions include transferring donations received in the PM-CARES fund announced by Modi to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund. “This will ensure efficiency, transparency, accountability an audit in the manner in which these funds are allocated and spent”, the Congress chief suggested in the letter.
U.S. President Donald Trump had said “there may be retaliation” if India did not agree to export hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), a key anti-malaria drug believed by many to be effective in the treatment of the novel coronavirus. Hours after the statement, India confirmed that it has lifted the blanket ban on the export of HCQ.
The Vice President Venkaiah Naidu appealed to citizens to respect and appreciate the selfless work of the medical community. “Any misbehaviour or assault on doctors & nurses is unacceptable & most stringent action must be taken against culprits behind such incidents,” his office tweeted. On #WorldHealthDay let us express our deep gratitude to doctors, nurses […]