Tag: Narendra Modi

Looking forward to working with Nitish: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar shortly after he took oath with the BJP as an alliance partner in his government. Modi said he was looking forward to working together for Bihar’s progress. Modi also greeted Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, a senior BJP leader. “Congratulations […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday inaugurate former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s memorial at Rameswaram, said officials. Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan and NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu will be among those present on the occasion. Kalam died of cardiac arrest in […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
357 babus, 24 IAS officers punished: DoPT tells PM Modi

New Delhi: Perform or perish. This is one of the mantras of good governance being followed by the Modi government to make its workforce accountable, a senior personnel ministry official has said. The ministry has taken actions like premature retirement and cut in remuneration against 381 civil services officers, including 24 from the Indian Administrative […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi leaves for flood-hit Gujarat for aerial survey

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday left for Gujarat to conduct aerial survey of the flood situation in his home state. Modi’s visit comes in the wake of a request from Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. The Prime Minister left for Gujarat after the swearing-in ceremony of President Ram Nath Kovind. Torrential rains caused […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Violence in the name of cow can't be tolerated: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said violence in the name of cow protection cannot be tolerated and asked state governments to act “very tough” against those taking law in their own hands. At an all-party meeting ahead of Parliament’s monsoon session that begins on Monday, Modi told MPs that law and order […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
RTI on Modi, Manmohan's foreign trips denied as 'vague'

Lucknow: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has denied information on various expenses incurred in foreign trips by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his predecessor Manmohan Singh, terming the query “vague”, an RTI activist said. Nutan Thakur told IANS on Saturday that she had requested the documents from the PMO on June 16. Thakur had asked for […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
BSNL launches ultra fast broadband services

Mumbai: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on Friday introduced state-of-the-art 100G Optical Transport Network (NG-OTN) across the country to provide Super Express Highways, in tune with the Digital India Programme of the Prime Minister. Launching the NG-OTN here, Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha lauded the BSNL for upgrading its network to provide […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi lands in Tel Aviv, warmly welcomed by Netanyahu

Tel Aviv: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived here on a three-day visit to Israel — the first by an Indian Prime Minister — and was warmly welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who received him at the airport. Modi, who landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport, was accorded a red carpet […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
India, Netherlands sign 3 agreements

The Hague: India and the Netherlands on Tuesday signed three agreements, including a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on water cooperation, following a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Dutch Premier Mark Rutte here. “#IndiaNetherlands sign MoU on Cultural Cooperation, MoU on Water Cooperation and Agreement on Amending Social Security Arrangement,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and wished the spirit of peace and brotherhood may prevail. “Eid-ul-Fitr greetings! May this auspicious day further the spirit of peace and brotherhood in our society,” Modi said in a tweet here on Sunday night. Eid-ul-Fitr translates as “the festival of breaking […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
PM Modi launched a new mobile app 'BHIM' to encourage e-transactions
Gift a book, not bouquet, as greeting: Modi

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people to “give a book instead of a bouquet as a greeting”, saying there is no joy greater than reading and no strength greater than knowledge. Speaking at the launch of P.N. Panicker National Reading Day celebrations in Kerala’s capital Kochi, Modi said the state had been […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi flags off Kerala's first metro in Kochi

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flagged off the Kochi metro – India’s first integrated multi-mode transport system that has reserved jobs for transgenders and will be run mostly by women. With Metro Man E. Sreedharan by his side, Modi also took a Metro ride after he cut the inaugural ribbon at the rail […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi to visit Portugal, Netherlands during US trip

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Portugal and The Netherlands on his way to and from the US trip on June 26 when he will meet President Donald Trump. Modi will be in Lisbon on June 24 when he will hold talks with Indian-origin Prime Minister Antonio Costa, who was in India last […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi condoles death of former CJI Bhagwati

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his grief over the death of former Chief Justice of India P.N. Bhagwati, who died on Thursday. “The demise of Justice P.N. Bhagwati is saddening. He was a stalwart of India’s legal fraternity. My deepest condolences,” Modi said in a tweet on Thursday. “Justice PN Bhagwati’s remarkable […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Priyanka turns Mary Kom for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Mumbai: Actress-producer Priyanka Chopra returned to her “Mary Kom” avatar to promote Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Clean India campaign. Priyanka shared a photograph of herself immortalised as wall art on Instagram on Monday. “Change begins at home and I’m proud to be featured as part of this wall art in Mumbai by Viacom 18. I […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021