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Tag: Prime Minister Modi

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Wishes Pour In On PM Narendra Modi's 70th Birthday

New Delhi: Wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday, top BJP leaders on Thursday said India’s stature rose on the world stage under his leadership and his life dedicated to the welfare of nation is an inspiration for them. In a series of tweets, BJP president JP Nadda wished Modi, saying that under his […]

Make India Malnutrition-Free: Amit Shah Appeals Everyone To Take Pledge

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday appealed to everyone to take a pledge to work towards making India malnutrition-free. In a series of tweets on the occasion of 3rd ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2018, Shah said ‘Poshan Abhiyaan’ is a robust scheme which has been playing […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown Extension: PM Modi To Address The Nation Tomorrow, Here's What To Expect

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Tuesday morning at 10 am. He is likely to announce the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown extension and the exemptions to be imposed nationwide, if any, during the address. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) took to Twitter to announce, “Prime Minister @narendramodi will address the nation […]

World Health Day: Amid coronavirus cloud, PM Modi thank health staff
World Health Day: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, PM Modi and other leaders extend thanks to health staff

New Delhi: As India has entered the third week of its 21-day nationwide lockdown and its total active cases of Coronavirus reached 3,981, this year’s World Health Day, unlike other years, assumed huge significance for lawmakers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: “Today on #WorldHealthDay, let us not only pray for each other’s good health and […]

India Moves Up 14 Spots To 63 On World Bank's Ease Of Doing Business Ranking

Washington: India jumped 14 places to the 63rd position on the World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking released on Thursday, riding high on the government’s flagship ‘Make in India’ scheme and other reforms attracting foreign investment. The country also figured among the top 10 performers on the list for the third time in a […]

India-US Are Friends For Decades: Carolyn B. Maloney

New York: US Representative for New York’s 12th congressional district Carolyn B. Maloney on Monday recalled ties between India and the US saying we share not only friendship but also strategic partnership on many sectors, the remark which was tweeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Maloney also expressed how Modi, who is on seven-day visit […]

Shashi Tharoor Repeats: 'Don't Criticise Modi For Everything'

Jaipur: Speaking at an event here on Thursday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reiterated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not be “criticised over everything,” but he also asked Congressmen to engage in constructive criticism. “We should not criticise Modi on each and everything. However, being in the Opposition, we need to find out reasons for […]

Modi Launches Slew Of Government Schemes For Farmers

Mathura: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura, among a slew of government schemes for farmers. With 100 per cent funding from the Centre of Rs 12,652 crore for a period of five years till 2024, NADCP aims at vaccinating over 500 Million […]

PM Modi Greets Nation On Ganesh Chaturthi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha. Modi took to Twitter and said: “Ganpati Bappa Morya! Wishing everyone a blessed Ganesh Chaturthi.” सभी देशवासियों को पावन पर्व गणेश चतुर्थी की ढेर सारी शुभकामनाएं। गणपति बाप्पा मोरया! Wishing everyone a […]

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Bahrain Confers The King Hamad Order Of The Renaissance To PM Modi

Manama: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred the King Hamad Order of the Renaissance by Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa in recognition of his efforts to strengthen bilateral relations with the key Gulf nation. Modi, the first Indian prime minister to visit Bahrain, received the honour on Saturday night when […]

In New India, Corruption, Loot Reined In: Modi

Paris: Prime Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that in “new India, corruption, nepotism, dynasty, loot of people’s money, and terrorism have been reined in like never before”, in an indirect reference to the arrest of senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram for alleged corruption. Addressing the Indian diaspora at the UNESCO […]

Trump Calls Up Modi, Imran, Urges For Lowering Bilateral Tensions

New Delhi/Washington/Islamabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with US President Donald Trump over phone during which he conveyed that “extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace”, in an obvious reference to the Pakistani leadership spewing anti-India venom over the Kashmir issue. Days after the […]

For years intimidation ruled the roost in J&K, let's now give development a chance: PM Modi

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi completing 75 days today in his second avatar as the nation’s helmsman, he speaks extensively to IANS on his priorities going forward and also touches upon various sensitive issues varying from Jammu & Kashmir, medical reforms, criticality of education to taking the knife to the tumor of corruption within the […]

Op-Ed: What BJP Needs To Do In Odisha To Find A Winning Formula

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The BJP in Odisha has achieved its first objective of replacing the Congress as the main opposition party in the state. But the party cannot be satisfied with its performance in the recent elections. While its Lok Sabha tally went up to 8 from one in 2014 it could win only […]

Time for Pakistan to accept reality of Kashmir: India

New Delhi: India on Friday said it is time for Pakistan to accept the reality of change in status of Jammu and Kashmir and stop interfering in what is entirely an internal matter of India, even as it urged Islamabad to review its unilateral decision to snap ties. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, addressing […]

Sushma Swaraj passes away, leaders condole death

New Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj died at the AIIMS here on Tuesday night following cardiac arrest, hospital sources said. She was 67. The veteran BJP leader was brought to AIIMS in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack but soon passed away, the sources said. “She was brought to AIIMS at […]

Jaishankar to visit Beijing ahead of Modi-Xi informal summit

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will pay a three-day visit to China from Aug 11, as both sides prepare for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in India in October. During his visit Jaishankar, who was Indian envoy to Beijing from 2009 to 2013, will […]

PM asks officials to remove hurdles in 'Housing for All by 2022' mission

New Delhi: In the first ‘Pragati’ review meeting of his second term in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated on Wednesday his government’s commitment for the “Housing for All by 2022” mission and urged bureaucrats to remove hurdles to achieve the objective. He also called upon states to put in maximum efforts towards water conservation, […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav's family meets ex-EAM Swaraj

New Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was leading efforts during her term to get consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav who is lodged in a Pakistani jail, on Thursday met the family of the former naval officer. “Kulbhushan Jadhav’s family came to see me today. I wish them all the best,” she tweeted […]

Modern museum for all Prime Ministers in Delhi soon: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said a modern museum displaying the lives and belongings of all former Prime Ministers will be opened soon. The Prime Minister’s announcement came at a book release event. The book ‘Chandra Shekhar – The Last Icon of Ideological Politics’ is written by Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh […]

Truth and justice have prevailed: Modi on ICJ verdict

New Delhi: Prime MInister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) verdict to put on hold the death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav in an alleged espionage case, saying “truth and justice” have prevailed. “We welcome today’s verdict in the ICJ. Truth and justice have prevailed. Congratulations to the ICJ for a […]

Union Budget 2019-20: PAN, Aadhaar interchangeable for filing of IT returns

Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman,  India’s first full-time woman Finance Minister, presented the first budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government in the Lok Sabha today. At a high-level meeting, the Union Cabinet approved the Budget 2019 which is being presented by Sithararam. Deductions in loans for affordable housing. Rs 1.5 lakh […]

Anonymous letter threatening to attack PM Modi puts intel on high alert

New Delhi: An anonymous letter threatening to attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put all security agencies on the toes. The letter was received in the office of a temple in Thrissur district of Kerala during PM Modi’s visit last fortnight. Highly placed sources in the agencies said the letter was received at the office […]

Jaishankar follows Sushma in Twitter response to Indians in problems

New Delhi: In his second day in office, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday began continuing his predecessor Sushma Swaraj’s practice of being active on Twitter to address the problems of Indians abroad. Sushma Swaraj, during her tenure, was known for her instant response on any request for Indians posted on her Twitter handle, […]

With 8,000 guests, Modi's swearing-in to be biggest event ever at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi: Nearly 8,000 guests will attend the swearing-in of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday, making it the biggest-ever event held in the historic premises. While the guests attending the event will be treated to high tea, President Ram Nath Kovind will host a private dinner for the leaders from […]

Modi, Rahul pays tribute to Nehru on 55th death anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday paid tributes to the country’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary. “Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehruji on his death anniversary. We remember his contributions to our nation,” Modi said in a tweet. Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA […]

Final tally: BJP registers a thumping victory with 303 seats

New Delhi: With the completion of counting for the general election on Friday, the final tally of Bharatiya Janata Party settled at 303 seats. According to the data released by the Election Commission on Friday evening, the saffron surge took a leap from its 282 seats in 2014. The Congress has been reduced to 52 […]

PM meets President, tenders resignation of Council of Ministers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday and tendered resignation of the entire Council of Ministers, a mere formality before he is sworn-in for the next term. A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said the President has accepted the resignation and requested the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers to […]

Will not work with bad intentions, will take everyone along: Modi

New Delhi: Accepting the resounding poll victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised that he will not work with “bad intentions” and that he would like to move ahead by taking everyone along, leaving behind the bitterness witnessed during the Lok Sabha campaign. Addressing the victory celebration at the party headquarters here, he said […]

Twitter records 400 million tweets in 2019 LS polls

New Delhi: Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23. During the course of the six weeks of the election from April 11 till May 19, national security emerged as the most talked about […]

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PM on LS results: India wins yet again

New Delhi: “India wins yet again,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday as he thanked the countrymen for placing their faith in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) which was set to return to power with a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections. The Prime Minister also added “sabka vishwas” to his slogan […]

Congress has problem with patriotism, not abusing me: PM

Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the Congress saying that the party had a problem saying “Bharat Mata ki jai” but found pleasure in abusing him. He said that the country will now decide whether it would be run by “desh bhakti” (patriotism) or by “gaali bhakti” (abuse). Modi was addressing a […]

PM Modi condemns Maoists attack in Maharashtra

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condemned the Maoists attack in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli in which 15 C-60 and a driver were killed, and asserted that the perpetrators will not be spared. “Strongly condemn the despicable attack on our security personnel in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. I salute all the brave personnel. Their sacrifices will never be […]

Modi inaugurates 'Parakram Parv' in Jodhpur

Jodhpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated “Parakram Parv” organised by the Konark Corps here to commemorate the second anniversary of the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Union Minister of State […]

Modi calls Emergency 'dark period', wishes to strengthen democracy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the 1975-77 Emergency was a “dark period” that the nation could never forget and called for making democracy stronger by “writing, debating, deliberating, and questioning” its vital aspects. “India remembers the Emergency as a dark period during which every institution was subverted and an atmosphere of […]

Allu Arjun unfollows PM Narendra Modi on Twitter due to this!

Hyderabad/Bhubaneswar: The Stylish Star Allu Arjun has recently unfollowed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the only person he was following on Twitter. Such a move of the star, who has a massive fan following (2.22M on Twitter only), surprised everyone but the reason behind it is believed to be quite pertinent to what all is going […]

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PM arrives in Odisha; leaves crowd frenzied

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led a roadshow and broke security protocol to step out of his vehicle to wave and shake hands with a frenzied crowd as he arrived here to attend the two-day BJP national executive meeting with saffron expansion in Odisha being its key agenda. A large number of people stood along the […]

DGP reviews security ahead of Modi’s Bargarh visit

Bargarh: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on February 21 to attend a farmers’ rally here, Director General of Police (DGP) KB Singh today reviewed the security arrangements at the meeting venue. Singh was accompanied by Intelligence director Sunil Roy, IG Swapna Tiwari and DIG Prateek Mohanty. Moreover, senior BJP leader and MLA KV […]