PM Modi breaks silence on Kathua-Unnao rape case

A glimpse of Dr Ambedkar Memorial in Delhi

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Narendra Modi, who is the first prime minister to visit the tribal district of Bijapur, also launched a health insurance scheme.

"I seek to remove the "backward" label from the 115 districts and call them Aspirational Districts", said the PM. PM Modi said the Ayushman Bharat scheme is not limited to providing a health service, but also invites inputs from society too.

Indian students and alumni based in the United Kingdom have delivered a letter for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Indian High Commission in London asking him to take "extraordinary measures" to ensure justice in rape cases reported from different states in India. Kovind, who flagged "right to equality" and "universal franchise" as two biggest contributions of the Constitution, appeared to nudge the Dalit community to avoid extremes in search of their objectives.

Prime Minister on Friday took a metro ride to 26, where he dedicated to the nation. While launching the scheme he said, "In around 1.5 lakh villages, sub centres and primary health centres will be developed as Health and Wellness centres".

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The president added that he is "prepared to sustain" strikes against Syria until the use of chemical agents stops. In 2013, he said , "we should stay the hell out of Syria " and "Let the Arab League take care of Syria".

"I would like to ask the youth on the path of violence that the Constitution takes care of your rights". If you read their names, surnames, you will understand who they are.

Chhattisgarh now boasts of over 11,583 VLEs who are working at the Gram Panchayat level across the 27 districts of the State. If Bijapur can see development in 100 days then why can't the other districts witness the same?

The PM inaugurated a new rail line and a passenger train between Gudum and Bhanupratapur, bringing north Bastar region on railways' map.

On the 127th birth anniversary of Bhimrao Ambedkar, Prime Minister on Saturday invoked the Dalit icon multiple times in a speech in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. The scheme aims to provide footwear to Tendu leaves (tendupatta) collectors to facilitate their smooth movement in the forest area. This is an insult to their sacrifice, Modi said.

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