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  1. Independence Day speech by Narendra Modi LIVE streaming updates: PM eyes 2019 Lok Sabha polls; Congress hits back

Independence Day speech by Narendra Modi LIVE streaming updates: PM eyes 2019 Lok Sabha polls; Congress hits back

India Independence Day 15 August Narendra Modi speech 2018 LIVE streaming updates: PM Modi is expected to speak on hotly-debated issues like SC/ST Bill, Triple Talaq Bill, National Register of Citizens (NRC) of India in Assam.

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MODI SPEECH LIVE India Independence Day 15 August Narendra Modi speech 2018 LIVE streaming updates: PM is addressing the nation from Red Fort

India Independence Day 15 August Narendra Modi speech 2018 LIVE streaming updates: India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day today with zeal and great fervour. As per the tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conclude his 15 August 2018 speech from the ramparts of historic Mughal-era Red Fort (Lal Quila) located in the heart of the Delhi. This was his fifth and final speech before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. PM Modi had slammed Congress over the growth process prior to 2014 even as he listed achievements of his government.

India Independence Day Narendra Modi August 15 speech 2018 LIVE streaming

The duration of PM Modi’s Independence Day speeches has always drawn diverse opinions. PM Modi also holds the record for delivering the longest Independence Day speech when he spoke for 96 minutes in 2016. Last year, the duration of his speech was 57 minutes- the shortest in four years. In his maiden speech in 2014, he spoke for over 65 minutes, followed by 86 minute-long monologue in 2015.

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13:05 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
Congress hits back at PM Modi

Congress has hit back at PM Modi strongly. "He should have spoken the truth in his last speech," Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said. "People have been waiting for PM Modi to speak truth. He should have said the truth (Mann ki baat nahi kar paate, kam se kam desh ke kaam ki baat to kar paate kyunki ab acche din to aaye nahi ab is desh ko sacche din ka intezar hai aur wo tab aaenge jab Modi ji desh se jaaenge)."

08:58 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
Women judges in Supreme Court

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he was proud of the fact that three women judges in Supreme Court were delivering justice. "Since independence, this is the first cabinet where so many women are a part of the cabinet, said PM Modi.

08:57 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
Left Wing Extremism restricted, says PM Modi

Tripura, Meghalaya and many parts of Arunachal Pradesh are seeing historic peace. From 126, Left Wing Extremism is restricted to 90 districts. We are working to ensure peace across the nation, said PM Modi.

08:55 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
PM Modi's message against triple talaq

The practice of Triple Talaq has caused great injustice to Muslim women. We are striving to end this practice but there are some people who are not wanting it to end. I promise the Muslim women that I will work to ensure justice is done to them, says PM Modi.

08:50 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
PM Modi's tough message for rapists

In a stringent message towards demons of the society, PM Modi said that "We have to free our society and country from this disgusting mentality of rape." "Recently in Madhya Pradesh a rapist was hanged by fast track court. We should spread this news and make people aware. Rule of law is supreme,no one can take law in their hands," said PM Modi.

08:46 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
Big news for women officers

"Women officers commissioned in short service will get opportunity for permanent commission like their male counterparts," PM Narendra Modi

08:44 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
Crackdown on nepotism, black money, corruption

"In today's India there is no place for nepotism. We have ensured environmental clearances are done transparently," said PM Modi. We will not forgive the corrupt and those who have black money. They have ruined the nation. Delhi's streets are free from power brokers. From the voice of power brokers, the voice of the poor is heard, said the PM. "The honest taxpayer of India has a major role in the progress of the nation. It is due to them that so many people are fed, the lives of the poor are transformed," PM Modi.

08:41 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
Employment, many hospitals, says PM Modi

PM said that Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan will lead to employement. Many hospitals will be built in tier 2 and 3 cities, asserted PM Modi.

08:33 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan- CHECK DETAILS

Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan, 10 crore family will get Rs 5 lakh health insurance. The scheme will be launched on Septmeber 25 on the ocassion of birth-anniversary of Deen Dayal Upadhayay

08:28 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan will be launched on September 25 this year. It is high time we ensure that the poor of India get access to good quality and affordable healthcare, says PM Modi.

08:20 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
North East- a priority

Wooing the people of North Eastern states, PM Modi said, "There was a time when North East India used to feel that Delhi is very far from them, but today we have brought Delhi to the doorstep of the North East"

08:19 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
PM Modi's Independence Day speech

"In the year 2022 or if possible before, India will unfurl the tricolour in space. India will be the fourth country to do so," says PM Narendra Modi during his Independence Day speech.

08:16 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
PM Modi attacks UPA

In a veiled attack at Congress, PM Modi said, "If we had continued at the same pace at which toilets were being constructed in 2013, the pace at which electrification was happening in 2013, then it would have taken us decades to complete".

08:14 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
PM Modi hails OROP

"The One Rank One Pension (OROP) demand was also pending for decades. People of India, our brave Army personnel had faith in us and we were able to take a decision on OROP. We will always take decisions in the interests of our nation," says PM Narendra Modi

08:11 (IST) 15 Aug 2018
PM Modi hails ISRO scientists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for their oustanding achievements.

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