Narendra Modi used the speech to broadcast his government's achievements, amid concerns about lack of jobs and rising violence against Muslims.
Cyber criminals hacked the systems of India's Cosmos Bank and siphoned off nearly 944 million rupees ($13.5 million) through simultaneous withdrawals across 28 countries over the weekend, the bank has told police.
Indian carrier Jet Airways has said it is considering various options on priority to meet its funding requirements, reaffirming that its revenue-boosting and cost-cutting measures have started to show results.
Narendra Modi told The Times of India in an interview published on Sunday that his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government is committed to improving the lives of all citizens regardless of faith.
The coastal state is battered by the annual monsoon every year but the rains have been particularly severe this season.
It is fairly rare for influential industrialists or corporate leaders to be arrested over fraud allegations in India.
Ikea's boss promised Wednesday to meet the ‘needs, frustrations and dreams’ of local consumers with the Swedish firm's first Indian store, its second attempt to break into a vast but difficult market.
Indian police said Tuesday that 10 people had been arrested over the murder of a man accused of kidnapping children in the latest lynching linked to rumours circulating on WhatsApp.