He accused opposition political parties, especially the Congress, of fuelling protest against the bill through a misinformation campaign.
Referring to the Congress, Modi said "those who had got an opportunity to rule the nation for years did not bother about India's defence sector". "But they are forming a big alliance to defeat Modi".
Launching a scathing attack on Andhra Pradesh chief minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Chandrababu Naidu was definitely his senior, especially because he excelled in "back-stabbing his father-in-law, which I can not do".
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying in response to a question on Modi's visit said, "China's position on the China-India boundary question is consistent and clear-cut".
"It was out government that fulfilled the One Rank, One Pension scheme", he said.
Modi said that his government was speeding up efforts to seal the India-Bangladesh border.
He recalled the NDA government had brought a legislation for providing 10 per cent reservation for the poor in the general category and this was done without altering the existing reservation system in the country.
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At the same time, France changed its position and made a decision to support the proposed amendments despite Germany's objections. It is believed that the amendments in question mainly target the Russian pipeline project Nord Stream 2.
Continuing his whirlwind tour across the nation as he campaigns for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was in the N-E on Saturday, will visit Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka on Sunday.
The Bharat Petroleum and Chennai Petroleum, BCPL's Ennore Coastal Terminal and the new crude oil pipeline from Chennai Port to its refinery at Manali in north Chennai were also commissioned by the Prime Minister.
It aims to provide all weather connectivity to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh - an area claimed entirely by China - and other forward areas. He also lauded a Jain guru for his peace initiatives.
Past year the Assam government released the first draft of a state citizens' register that rejected 4 million mainly Muslim residents who were unable to prove they were living in the state before 1971, when millions fled Bangladesh's war of independence.
Farmers representatives presented him a silver coconut for announcing the maximum support price for copra. PM Modi laid the foundation stone for North East Gas Grid.
The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for a 100-bedded ESIC hospital, besides inaugurating a 470-bedded modern ESIC hospital in Chennai.
Mr. Modi had in the recent past held a slew of video conferences based interactions with party workers of Tamil Nadu.