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  • 6:08 PM IST

    PM in Tamil Nadu Live Updates: Hatred among the opposition is reaching new levels. They have a competition- who will abuse Modi most. Some abuse me and my family, some mock my poverty, some abuse my lower caste origins. Now one Congress leader talks of killing Modi but I’m not bothered, I’m here to do my work: PM Modi.

  • 5:35 PM IST

    PM in Tamil Nadu Live Updates: We’ve decided to rename Chennai Central Station after the great MG Ramachandran. We’re also seriously thinking about ensuring that flights to and from Tamil Nadu have in-flight announcements in the Tamil language, says PM Modi.

  • 4:22 PM IST

    PM in Tamil Nadu Live Updates: PM Modi lays foundation stone for various projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

  • 2:27 PM IST

    PM in Karnataka Live Updates: In a no holds barred attack, PM Modi said, “Karnataka has a ‘Majboor’ government, but I hope you don’t want such a government at the centre. Sometimes, we have to pay a heavy price for a small mistake. The people of Karnataka must be experiencing the same.”

  • 2:24 PM IST

    PM in Karnataka Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with the beneficiaries of PMJAY- Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Yojana, in Kalaburagi

  • 2:13 PM IST
    PM in Karnataka Live Updates:
    BS Yeddyurappa, leader of Opposition in Karnataka, tweeted that the state has a ‘Mazboor’ government. He tweeted, ” I hope you don’t want such a govt in the centre. Sometimes we have to pay a heavy price for a small mistake. The people of Karnataka must be experiencing the same.”
  • 1:57 PM IST

    PM in Karnataka Live Updates:

  • 1:53 PM IST

    PM in Karnataka Live Updates: Speaking about the scheme launched by the NDA government, Modi added, “The MSP has been increased for sugarcane farmers. Additional financial assistance of Rs 14 on per quintal will be credited directly to their accounts. Till the time Modi is here, the corrupt won’t be able to run their shops.”

  • 1:51 PM IST
    PM in Karnataka Live Updates: “They (Congress) made false promises of waiving off farm loans for all farmers to gain your votes. They have betrayed innocent farmers. The remote controlled Chief Minister of Karnataka has not sent the list of eligible farmers to the Centre yet. They are depriving you of your rights. They know that there are no middlemen as the money is to be directly credited to farmers’ accounts,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi refuses to mince words at Kalaburagi rally.
  • 1:26 PM IST
    PM in Karnataka Live Updates: Speaking of Ayushman Bharat PM Modi said, “Today, I got the opportunity to meet the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat in Karnataka. It’s truly transforming the lives of the poor. The government is constantly working to make lives of poor people easy.”

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for various development projects in Kalaburagi in Karnataka. According to an official release, Prime Minister Modi is expected to dedicate the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Terminal, the ESIC Hospital and Medical College at Bengaluru to the country. Modi will also dedicate the Super Specialty Block of KIMS in Hubballi to the nation. The aim of these projects is to ensure quality and affordable healthcare for the people of the state. Later in the day, Modi will interact with the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat at Kalaburagi.

He will be visiting Tamil Nadu later in the day to lay the foundation stone of Rs 5,010-crore highway projects in Kanchipuram. The projects will be in Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram and Tirupur districts, said the government.The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in a statement, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stones for five National Highways projects worth Rs 5,010 crore in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu tomorrow (Wednesday).”

The highway projects include the PM laying the foundation stone for two-laning a of 122-km section of NH-38 (Old NH-234) in Vellore, Thiruvannamalai and Viluppuram districts, and four laning of a 32-km section of NH-381 in Tirupur district. According to the statement released by the Ministry of Road and Transport, PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone for four-laning of 116.5-km Vikravandi-Sethiathope-Cholapuram-Thanjavur section of NH-36 (old NH-45C) in Viluppuram, Cuddalore, Ariyalur and Thanjavur districts.

Foundation stone for six-laning of 36-km long Karaipettai-Walajapet section of NH-48 (old NH-4) in Kanchipuram and Vellore districts will also be laid by the PM. These projects which are scheduled to be launched today are supposed to reduce the carbon footprints, enable a fast and safe journey, reduce travel time, and also save fuel.

Construction of two lanes with paved shoulders along with strengthening of the existing carriageway of Gudiatham bypass and Vellore bypass on NH-75 (old NH-234) in Vellore district will also be launched.