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Tag: Narendra Modi

Kovind, Modi extend International Women's Day greetings

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended their greetings on the occasion of International Women’s Day. “On International Women’s Day, greetings to women in India and across our planet. Women are the sheet-anchor of society, an inspiration for their families and for our nation. Let us work to […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
All religions flourished in India: Modi

New Delhi: Stressing that India embraced many religions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that every religion flourished in India. “Every religion found life here, it grew here. Every Indian is proud of this virtue, no matter what langusge he speaks, no matter what religion he practices,” the Prime Minister said at a conference […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi greets Trudeau with hug at ceremonial reception

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday welcoming him with a hug ahead of a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, putting to rest speculations about the government cold-shouldering the visiting dignitary. After Trudeau, his wife Sophie, and children Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien, alighted from a car on the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
PM announces Rs 20,000-cr defence industrial corridor in Bundelkhand

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that his government will establish a Rs 20,000-crore defence industrial production corridor in Bundelkhand — a region divided between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh — that will generate 250,000 jobs and bring development to one of the most impoverished regions of the country. “I am making an […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
CCEA approves six rail projects worth over Rs 11,000 crore

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday approved six projects at a cost of Rs 11,661 crore for new lines as well as doubling and electrification of tracks in Uttar Pradesh and three other states, an official statement said. The projects would cover 881 km […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
cabinet approves revised cost of estimates
Modi's Arunachal visit irks China

Beijing: China on Thursday expressed its firm opposition to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, which Beijing claims as its own, and said the Indian side should not take any action that could complicate the boundary issue. “China’s position on the China-India boundary question is consistent and clear-cut,” said Foreign Ministry spokesperson […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Government assures action against Nirav Modi, blames UPA

New Delhi: The NDA government on Thursday sought to distance itself from the financial fraud done by jeweller Nirav Modi, blaming the previous Congress-led UPA regime for influencing loans that became non-performing assets (NPAs) while asserting that the guilty will not be spared. Addressing a press conference, Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Kejriwal blames Modi government for Nirav Modi's flight

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the Modi government of helping the prime accused in the Rs 11,515 crore PNB fraud, Nirav Modi, to flee from India. “Is it possible to believe that he or Vijay Mallya left the country without active connivance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (government)?” the Aam […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi pays tributes at UAE war memorial

Abu Dhabi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid a wreath at Wahat Al Karama, a war memorial of the UAE’s brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation. “Inspiring way to begin another hectic day! PM @narendramodi paid tributes to brave soldiers of UAE who made ultimate sacrifice in the service of […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Renuka wants privilege notice against PM

New Delhi: Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury whom Prime Minister Narendra Modi made fun of on Wednesday for her loud laughter in the Rajya Sabha during his reply to the President’s address, said on Thursday that she would move privilege notice against him. Addressing reporters after Congress women members’ delegation met Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
PM to hold 'Pareeksha pe Charcha' on February 16

New Delhi: After authoring a book on the issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now address students’ examination-related concerns in person on February 16 at Talkatora Stadium here where school students from across the country are expected. An announcement here on Thursday by Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar said he had directed the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi asks opposition for suggestions on Ayushman Bharat scheme

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked opposition leaders to come up with suggestions on the Ayushman Bharat scheme. Replying to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s address in the Rajya Sabha, Modi said: “I heard MPs speak about Ayushman Bharat and some of them began to compare it […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
PM's wife Jashodaben injured, her relative killed in accident

Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wife Jashodaben was injured and her relative was killed when their car rammed into a truck in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh, police said. Jashodaben did not suffer any major injuries in the accident in which four other people travelling with her was also injured, SHO Parsoli Shyam Singh said. The deceased was […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Congress split Andhra like it divided India for political gains: Modi

New Delhi: Amid noisy protests in the Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tore into the Congress for what he termed as “dividing” Andhra Pradesh and earlier the country in 1947 for political gains. “This is your character. You divided India. Even after 70 years of Independence, 125 crore people of India continue […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Actor Prakash Raj takes jibe at BJP's 'promise'

Bengaluru: Actor Prakash Raj has taken a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA government at the Centre, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Karnataka. Prakash on Monday took to Twitter and wrote a cryptic message that said “Promise toothpaste sold in 2014” failed to bring smiles to “distressed farmers or jobless youth”. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
VP, PM pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary at Gandhi Smriti, a museum dedicated to him. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, students from several Delhi-based schools, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma and Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan were […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Small Finance, Payments banks to offer Atal Pension Yojana

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said “Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks” will offer social security scheme Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to their subscribers. “To strengthen the existing channels of APY distribution, it is felt that these new Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks will provide a boost to the outreach of subscribers […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi pays tribute at Amar Jawan Jyoti

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to soldiers who laid down their lives for the country by laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate on the occasion of Republic Day. Modi was accompanied by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Air Force chief Air […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi leaves for Davos to attend World Economic Forum

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Davos in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum. “Showcasing India’s resilient economy and India’s attractiveness as a destination of doing business! “PM Narendra Modi emplanes for Davos to participate in the World Economic Forum,” Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi greets north-easterns on statehood day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished the people of the Northeastern states of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on their statehood day and hoped they continue to achieve heights in all-round development. “On their Statehood Day, my greetings to the wonderful people of Manipur. May Manipur continue to scale new heights of growth […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi, Sushma mislead nation on Doklam: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of misleading the nation over Chinese troops occupying Doklam plateau, saying Indian security and strategic interests have been compromised. “The satellite imagery and media reports suggest that China has established military establishments in Doklam near Indian borders which […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
India, Israel ink 9 pacts; PMs hold talk to boost ties

New Delhi: India and Israel on Monday inked nine pacts to boost cooperation in key areas, including cyber security, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu held extensive talks to strengthen ties in the strategic areas of defence and counter- terrorism Modi also invited Israeli defence companies to India for co-production in […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi's 'economic mismanagement' decelerated growth: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the slowdown in GDP and said the government’s “gross economic mismanagement” decelerated India’s growth story. “(The) government’s gross economic mismanagement, which has decelerated the India story, speaks volumes. GDP growth slows to four year low,” Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted. The Congress leader sarcastically […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Not eyeing foreign territories to exploit resources: Modi

New Delhi: In an apparent dig at China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday India was not eyeing foreign territories and exploiting anyone’s resources. “We do not intend to exploit anyone’s resources, nor we are eyeing anyone’s territory. Our focus has always been on capacity building and resource development,” Modi said, addressing the Persons […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Modi in MP to attend police-paramilitary meet

Gwalior: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Sunday on a two-day-visit during which he will interact with the heads of police and paramilitary forces. He was received at a military air base by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Gwalior Mayor Vivek Narayan Shejwalkar and others. From here, Modi will depart for Tekanpur […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Chidambaram, Sibal attack Modi government over Kashmir

New Delhi: Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday attacked the Modi government’s Kashmir policy, saying its “hard, muscular, militaristic” approach had failed to end militancy in the troubled state. “It was claimed that the hard, muscular, militaristic approach will put an end to infiltration and militancy. Has it?” the former Home Minister tweeted. Chidambaram quoted […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Modi government misleading Muslim women on triple talaq bill, says Azad

New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of misleading Muslim women on the triple talaq bill, saying that about 18 opposition parties in Rajya Sabha want to send the bill to select committee to rectify its “faults”. Azad, who is Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, also […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Share experiences with fellow researchers, Modi tells scientists

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the country’s scientists and researchers to come out of “confinement” and share their experiences with fellow scientists of other institutions and national laboratories. “For one reason or another, we have confined ourselves into isolation. We hardly cooperate, collaborate and share our experiences with fellow scientists of other institutions […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
'Mann Ki Baat' most trending hashtag in Twitter in 2017

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio programme “Mann Ki Baat” was the most trending hashtag on Twitter in 2017, followed by #jallikattu and #GST, the micro-blogging platform said on Thursday. #Mannkibaat sparked a great deal of commentary all over the year, including a tweet from cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar that went viral. “Mann Ki […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal Pradesh CM

Shimla: Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday was sworn in as the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister at a ceremony here attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah among others. Governor Acharya Devvrat administered the oath of office and secrecy to Thakur, who is turning 53 on January 6. This will be his maiden […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
PM flags off Metro's Magenta line section

Noida: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the new 12.64 km section of Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line and along with Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took a ride in the train. The section connects Botanical Garden station in Noida to south Delhi’s Kalkaji Mandir station. The Botanical Garden-Kalkaji section […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
'Live' a government doctor's life for a day to understand stress: AIIMS doctors to Modi

New Delhi: Backing the protest by doctors in Rajasthan for higher pay, promotion and changes in shifts, the doctors’ body at AIIMS on Saturday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “live” a government doctor’s life for a day to understand their stress and helplessness and also take note of the “dying healthcare system”. In a […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Virat-Anushka Marriage: Modi, Jaitley attend wedding reception in Delhi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were among the high-profile guests at the wedding reception of star cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma here on Thursday. One of the most talked about couple in India, Virat and Anushka, who got married in Tuscany, Italy, on December 11 in […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Tendulkar fails to make maiden speech amid uproar

New Delhi: Cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday could not make his maiden speech in the Rajya Sabha amid uproar by Congress members over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks against his predecessor Manmohan Singh and over the 2G spectrum case. Minutes later, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the House for the day. Naidu also ordered […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Virat, Anushka meet Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met newly-married Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and his Bollywood actress wife Anushka Sharma and congratulated the couple here on Wednesday . Along with the couple, Kohli’s brother Vikas was also present during the meet. “Captain of the Indian cricket team @imVkohli and noted actor @AnushkaSharma met PM @narendramodi […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
LS adjourned for the day over Modi's allegations against Manmohan

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday after it saw disruptions as Congress members raised the issue of allegations levelled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against his predecessor Manmohan Singh. The first adjournment came minutes after the house met, as Congress members stood at their seats, and created a ruckus […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Indian Navy to induct first Scorpene-class submarine

Mumbai: The first of the indigenous Scorpene-class submarines, INS Kalvari, will be inducted in the Indian Navy on Thursday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries, Navy officials stated on Wednesday. Commissioning of this submarine — named after the first Foxtort-class submarine, INS Kalvari inducted into the Navy on December 8, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Guj polls: 30.31% voter turnout till noon, EVM glitches

Ahmedabad: Over 30 per cent voter turnout was recorded today in 89 seats in the first phase of assembly polls in Gujarat, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress’ heir-apparent Rahul Gandhi are locked in a bitter, high-stakes political duel after a 22-year reign of the BJP. There were reports of technical glitches in electronic […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Development missing from PM's speeches: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the issue of ‘development’ has been missing from his speeches. “‘Vikas’ (development) is missing from the Prime Minister’s speeches this time. What is the reason,” Gandhi asked on the day of the first phase of polling in Gujarat. He […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi urges youngsters to cast vote in Gujarat

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has encouraged people to turn out in record numbers in the Gujarat’s assembly polls and particularly urged the youngsters to cast their votes. The first of the two-phase polls in the state began at 8 a.m. on Saturday across 89 constituencies spread out in the 19 districts of Kutch, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021

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