PM Modi hits out at Congress over ‘deals’ in defence sector

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PM Modi's visit to three southern states is coming just months ahead of crucial general elections. The BJP has been trying to expand its reach in South through Karnataka where it fell just short of a majority in the assembly elections held in 2018.

PM Modi’s visit to three southern states is coming just months ahead o

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu for allying with the Congress. In a public address in Guntur, the prime minister said: “The leader of TDP who should have worked for Congress Free India is now supporting the Congress Party.”

He also said that instead of working for the state, Naidu was fixated with the rise of his son. Prime Minister is addressing a public rally in Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu. After this, he will head to Karnataka.

The last leg of PM Modi’s visit will be in Hubli, Karnataka. Here, the prime minister will lay the foundation stone of Indian Institute of Technology and Indian Institute of Information Technology – Dharwad. He will also witness the E-Griha Pravesh of 2384 houses constructed under PMAY(U) at Dharwad.

PM Modi’s visit to three southern states is coming just months ahead of crucial general elections. The BJP has been trying to expand its reach in South through Karnataka where it fell just short of a majority in the assembly elections held in 2018.

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PM hits out at Congress over deals in defence sector

Those who got the opportunity to rule the nation for years did not bother about our Defence sector. For them it was just a sector of deals and supporting their own friends: PM Narendra Modi 

16:01 (IST)10 Feb 2019
PM begins public address in Tiruppur

I bow to the land of Tiruppur. This land stands for bravery. It is the land of Tiruppur Kumaran who sacrificed his life for the National Flag. This land belongs to Dheeran Chinnamalai whose bravery motivates the entire country: PM Modi 

14:22 (IST)10 Feb 2019
Naidu has lots to hide: PM Modi

PM Modi hits out at Naidu: "My ‘senior’ in politics, Shri Chandrababu Naidu obviously has lots to hide. Else why won’t he give an account of what his miserable Government has done for Andhra Pradesh. Centre has left no stone unturned for the state’s progress but the priorities of the TDP are different."

13:18 (IST)10 Feb 2019
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13:13 (IST)10 Feb 2019
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12:43 (IST)10 Feb 2019
Centre gave Andhra much more than what was mentioned in special status: PM

Prime Minister today claimes that the centre gave Andhra much more than what was mentioned in special status. "CM of Andhra Pradesh acknowledged this package but took a U-turn as they failed to use the funds in the appropriate way and were not able to develop the state," the prime minister said.

12:37 (IST)10 Feb 2019
TDP should have worked for Congress Free India: PM

The leader of TDP who should have worked for Congress Free India is now supporting the Congress Party: PM Narendra Modi referring to Naidu's alliance with Rahul Gandhi-led Congress.

12:29 (IST)10 Feb 2019
Naidu lost his vision of development: PM Modi

Prime Minister in Andhra Pradesh: 'Those who left the people of the country to live in smoke are now spreading the smoke of lies in the country. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh has also lost his vision of development and has joined them in their competition of abusing Modi.'

12:16 (IST)10 Feb 2019
PM Modi hits out at Naidu

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11:48 (IST)10 Feb 2019
Amravati selected as the heritage city

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11:27 (IST)10 Feb 2019
PM Modi reaches Andhra Pradesh- see pics

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After this, the prime minister will lay the foundation stone for setting up a new terminal of Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd (BPCL) at Krishnapatnam. The projects will give a major push to the gas-based industrial units in Andhra Pradesh and neighbouring states.

10:37 (IST)10 Feb 2019
Naidu: How can Modi set foot in Andhra?

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10:25 (IST)10 Feb 2019
Anti-Modi posters emerged in Andhra Pradesh

Ahead of the prime minister's visit, anti-Modi posters emerged in Andhra Pradesh. ANI reports that it is yet to ascertained who put up those posters. Some of the posters read: #NoMoreModi #ModiIsAMistake and Modi never Again.

Anti-Modi posters emerge on the streets of Andhra Pradesh

10:09 (IST)10 Feb 2019
LIVE: PM Modi in South India

Prime Minister Modi will visit three states. He will address rallies in Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu) and Hubballi (Karnataka).

The PM will also inaugurate a new Crude Oil Pipeline from Chennai Port to Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited’s (CPCL) Manali Refinery. The pipeline will ensure a safe and reliable supply of crude oil and will cater to the needs of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring states.
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