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NDA committed to preserving Assam's culture: PM Modi

23 Jan 2021

NDA committed to preserving Assam's culture: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a massive rally in Sivasagar in Assam, wherein he gave over one lakh land allotment certificates.

Those indulging in hate speeches should be removed: Manoj Tiwari

23 Feb 2020

Those indulging in hate speeches should be removed: Manoj Tiwari

The task of ending BJP's dry spell in Delhi was put on Manoj Tiwari, the Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician under whose leadership the saffron party won corporation polls in 2017 and all seven Lok Sabha seats last year.

Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about

16 Jan 2020

Popular government healthcare schemes you need to know about

Lack of access to proper healthcare is a major problem in India, and to address the issue, the government has introduced many healthcare schemes over the years.

Nirmala Sitharaman talks about India-US trade deal

20 Oct 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman talks about India-US trade deal

For the second time in a week, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke about a trade deal with the United States.

#IndependenceDay: India to get Chief of Defense Staff, announces Modi

15 Aug 2019

#IndependenceDay: India to get Chief of Defense Staff, announces Modi

India will soon get a Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), who will head all three forces- Navy, Army, and Air Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.

Indian women losing uteruses over illiteracy, unemployment

12 Jul 2019

Indian women losing uteruses over illiteracy, unemployment

A few months ago, there were reports of several cases of hysterectomies (surgical removal of the uterus) among women sugarcane cutters in Beed, Maharashtra.

India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us

24 May 2019

India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us

India created history on Thursday after giving an astounding mandate to BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Rajyavardhan Rathore on absent Opposition, Modi 'current' and more

25 Apr 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Rajyavardhan Rathore on absent Opposition, Modi 'current' and more

The political heat in the nation has become directly proportional to mercury. Tensions are running high and a lot is at stake for parties.

Modi government made 'unprecedented' progress in tackling corruption: Arvind Panagariya

14 Apr 2019

Modi government made 'unprecedented' progress in tackling corruption: Arvind Panagariya

Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya has said the Modi government has achieved "major successes" in social sector programmes like Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan and rural electrification.

Soon, cancer specialists will look into cases of Modicare beneficiaries

24 Mar 2019

Soon, cancer specialists will look into cases of Modicare beneficiaries

The beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat (or Modicare as it is popularly called) will soon be able to access cancer care from a team of specialists, reports TOI.

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech

07 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech

On Thursday, the much-awaited Uttar Pradesh Budget was announced for the financial year 2019-20.

PM Modi says 'budget for new India' will benefit everyone

01 Feb 2019

PM Modi says 'budget for new India' will benefit everyone

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said all classes of society will benefit from the Union Budget 2019, which was presented by Piyush Goyal earlier in the day.

#Budget2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal chalks out healthcare plans

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal chalks out healthcare plans

While delivering his Budget speech, interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, on Thursday, highlighted that the successes of the government's Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme.

#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?

28 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?

A majority of Indians lack access to health insurance and modern healthcare, which is one of the biggest challenges faced especially by the poor.

Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government

17 Dec 2018

Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government

Nowadays, fake websites are becoming an increasingly annoying menace. There are fake websites of almost everything, including banks, universities, job portals, government schemes, etc. While some are harmless, others are used by fraudsters to dupe people.

Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare, farm-sector: Jaitley

29 Nov 2018

Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare, farm-sector: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today made a case for developing a federal institution like GST Council in the healthcare and farm sector.

Private hospitals have treated 68% of PMJAY beneficiaries

18 Nov 2018

Private hospitals have treated 68% of PMJAY beneficiaries

In a big boost for the Modi government's Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) program, data released by the National Health Agency (NHA) has revealed that around 2.3 lakh beneficiaries have used the scheme to avail of healthcare in the first two months since it was launched.

PM Modi meets Shinzo Abe for 13th India-Japan Annual Summit

28 Oct 2018

PM Modi meets Shinzo Abe for 13th India-Japan Annual Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Yamanashi Sunday as the two leaders seek to add new vigor to the strong friendship between the two countries.

#AyodhyaRamMandir: Ram temple in Ayodhya soon, says BJP's state spokesperson

27 Oct 2018

#AyodhyaRamMandir: Ram temple in Ayodhya soon, says BJP's state spokesperson

Expressing the commitment of BJP to Palampur resolution, the party's Uttar Pradesh spokesperson said in Mathura on Saturday that Ram temple will be constructed in Ayodhya soon.

1L benefited under PMJAY in one month of launch: Nadda

22 Oct 2018

1L benefited under PMJAY in one month of launch: Nadda

Nearly a month after the rollout of the Center's PMJAY health insurance scheme, 1 lakh people have availed the benefits of the ambitious programme, Union Health Minister, JP Nadda, said yesterday.

Jharkhand: Mother of newborn become first beneficiary of Ayushman Bharat

24 Sep 2018

Jharkhand: Mother of newborn become first beneficiary of Ayushman Bharat

Punam Mahato has become the first beneficiary of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in Jharkhand after giving birth to a baby girl at a hospital in Jamshedpur, minutes after the scheme was rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ranchi.

Telangana has not joined Ayushman Bharat scheme 'as of now'

23 Sep 2018

Telangana has not joined Ayushman Bharat scheme 'as of now'

Telangana has not joined the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand today "as of now" and would continue to implement its health scheme, official sources said.

Rajnath Singh launches Ayushman Bharat scheme in Lucknow

23 Sep 2018

Rajnath Singh launches Ayushman Bharat scheme in Lucknow

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched the Center's flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, in Lucknow, his Parliamentary constituency, noting that it will prove to be a "Modi kawach" (Modi shield) for the poor.

Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched by Modi on Sunday

22 Sep 2018

Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched by Modi on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to roll out the NDA government's flagship program, the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHP), from Jharkhand on Sunday.

#IndependenceDay: Modi promises Indian will go to space by 2022

15 Aug 2018

#IndependenceDay: Modi promises Indian will go to space by 2022

Giving his fifth Independence Day speech from Red Fort, before India goes to elections next year, PM Narendra Modi said we will send an Indian to space by 2022.

India spends less than Sri Lanka and Bhutan on public-health

20 Jun 2018

India spends less than Sri Lanka and Bhutan on public-health

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but its expenditure on healthcare as a percentage of GDP remains quite shameful.

Important steps needed to reach double-digit growth: Modi

17 Jun 2018

Important steps needed to reach double-digit growth: Modi

Chairing the NITI Aayog Governing Council meet at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today, PM Narendra Modi said the economy was growing healthily, but the challenge is to take it to double-digit figures.

UP to get 1,000 new hospitals under Ayushman Bharat scheme

29 Apr 2018

UP to get 1,000 new hospitals under Ayushman Bharat scheme

The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to construct around 1,000 hospitals under public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to provide good healthcare facilities to people, state Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh said.

PM in Chattisgarh: Inaugurates Ayushman Bharat, internet scheme, rail-line

14 Apr 2018

PM in Chattisgarh: Inaugurates Ayushman Bharat, internet scheme, rail-line

PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated the first healthcare centre under Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur.

Chhattisgarh: Two jawans killed in Maoist attack before Modi's visit

09 Apr 2018

Chhattisgarh: Two jawans killed in Maoist attack before Modi's visit

Two jawans were killed and five injured when an IED explosion ripped through their bus in Jangla area of Bijapur district, Chattisgarh.

Mann Ki Baat highlights: MSP, affordable healthcare and more

25 Mar 2018

Mann Ki Baat highlights: MSP, affordable healthcare and more

In the latest edition of Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi has announced that each and every expense incurred by farmers, including their labor cost, will be accounted for while fixing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at 1.5 times the input cost.

#DecodingBudget: Air India sale, LTCG, corporate-tax, job creation and more

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: Air India sale, LTCG, corporate-tax, job creation and more

Arun Jaitley presented the first post-GST Budget amid high expectations of positive changes in tax rates.

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley announces Modicare, world's biggest government-funded scheme

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley announces Modicare, world's biggest government-funded scheme

In one of the biggest budget announcements, FM Arun Jaitley unveiled a new National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS).

#DecodingBudget: What does India Inc think of Budget 2018?

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: What does India Inc think of Budget 2018?

At 11am, India Inc tuned in to watch FM Arun Jaitley present the government's last full-fledged Budget before 2019.