Make in India: News

20 Jun 2024


Indian banks face ATM shortage, seek RBI and government intervention

Indian banks are facing a significant shortage of automated teller machines (ATMs), prompting appeals to the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), according to The Economic Times.

Modi, Macron agree to intensify strategic defense cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have agreed to strengthen strategic defense cooperation, with a particular emphasis on the "Make in India" initiative.

28 Feb 2024


How India is challenging China's dominance as new export powerhouse

India is steadily grabbing a piece of the electronics export market from China, especially in the UK and US, where political tensions have been on the rise.

21 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi meets Mitsotakis: A review of Indo-Greek ties

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi during his two-day state visit to India—the first by any Greek leader in 15 years.

27 Dec 2023


Wed in India: Five offbeat spots for destination weddings (North)

In a bid to revolutionize the wedding industry, PM Narendra Modi in his 'Mann ki Baat' has called for a transformative movement - "Wed in India."

17 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi to inaugurate Varanasi's 2nd Vande Bharat train, Kashi-Tamil Sangamam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reportedly flag off the second Vande Bharat Express train in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday. He will also flag off a new train between Banaras and Kanyakumari, the country's two religious seats.

16 Sep 2023

Indian Railways

Vande Bharat sleeper, metro trains coming soon: Everything to know

The Indian Railways (IR) is set to roll out its first version of sleeper coaches under the Vande Bharat Express project by March 2024, ANI reported.

10 Sep 2023

Amitabh Kant

'200 hours of negotiations': Hard work behind India's G20 consensus

India's G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant and his team have been lauded for their efforts in helping the country secure a 100% consensus on the New Delhi declaration on the first day of the G20 Summit despite contentious issues.

14 Aug 2023


India becomes second-largest mobile manufacturer; production crosses 2 billion

The 'Make in India' initiative has played a pivotal role in the growth of India's mobile phone industry.

10 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

India to procure 26 Rafale-M fighters, attack submarines from France 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reportedly set to sign a new defense deal with French President Emmanuel Macron during his France visit on Thursday.

21 May 2023


'Vande Metros' to replace Mumbai local trains soon: Report 

The local trains of Mumbai, Maharashtra, also known as "Mumbai locals," will soon be replaced with fast and modern trains.

17 Apr 2023


India's National Policy on Biofuels and how it affects you

To reduce the dependence on fuel imports and to boost employment in India, the Centre formulated the National Policy on Biofuels in 2018.

13 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

PM inaugurates Aero India-2023; says it reflects India's new strength

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 14th edition of Aero India in Bengaluru on Monday.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: Made-in-India weapons systems flaunted at parade

On the occasion of the 74th Republic Day of India, the armed forces displayed the country's indigenously manufactured hi-tech equipment.

11 Nov 2022


PM flags off South India's 1st Mysuru-Chennai Vande Bharat train

Southern India got its first and country's fifth semi-high-speed Vande Bharat train.

28 Oct 2022

Vladimir Putin

Modi true patriot, can pursue independent foreign policy: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised India's "independent" foreign policy and called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a true patriot.

12 Oct 2022

Vande Bharat Express

Delhi-Chandigarh in under 3 hours, courtesy 4th Vande Bharat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to flag off the fourth Vande Bharat Express train on Thursday, set to run between Himachal Pradesh's Una and Delhi.

08 Oct 2022

Indian Air Force

Amid weapon shortage, IAF gets new weapon system branch

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is expected to get a new boost, thanks to the approval of a new weapon systems (WS) branch.

26 Sep 2022

iPhone 14

Apple begins production of iPhone 14 in India

Apple has started manufacturing the iPhone 14 in India. The device will be shipped from the Foxconn facility located in Chennai.

08 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi

Defense forces running out of weapons, courtesy 'Make In India'

In a shocking development, a new report claims that India's defense forces are 'running out of weapons' due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' policy.

16 Mar 2022


'Made in India' iPhone 13 likely to arrive in April

Seven months after it was introduced in India and other markets, Apple is likely to start manufacturing the iPhone 13 at the Foxconn plant in Sriperumbudur near Chennai from April, according to Business Standard.

11 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

Government to prioritize Indian defense manufacturers over import projects: Report

The central government will reportedly review all major defense import projects under the "Buy Global" category in a push for the Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) initiative.

21 Jun 2021


Samsung shifts its display manufacturing facility from China to Noida

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has successfully shifted its display manufacturing facilities from China to Noida in Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh, all thanks to India's industry-friendly policies.

02 Apr 2021


Government will give $1 billion to chip-makers manufacturing in India

The government of India will offer more than $1 billion in cash to every company that sets up a semiconductor manufacturing unit in the country.

26 Feb 2021


Xiaomi ramps up local production of smartphones and smart TVs

In a virtual briefing on Thursday, Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi announced that it is expanding manufacturing for smartphones and smart TVs in India.

12 Feb 2021


Bolkar App: A voice based Quora alternative for non-English speakers

Bolkar means 'speaking' in Hindi. Bolkar App enables native speakers of Hindi and Bengali to share their knowledge. The crowdsourced question-answer platform is aimed at people from tier-3 and tier-4 towns of India who aren't conversant with English.

02 Feb 2021

Aero India

Aero India takes off on February 3 amidst COVID-19

The country's premier aerospace and defense exhibition, Aero India 2021, takes off in Bengaluru on Wednesday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with buzz around "Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan" and "Make in India" push.

28 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

Webley & Scott to launch 'Made in India' revolvers

The home-grown revolver of Webley & Scott, the renowned British firearms company, is being manufactured in Hardoi town of Uttar Pradesh under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative.

13 Oct 2020

Akshay Kumar

Cow dung chip, providing "protection from radiation," unveiled by government

In a bizarre turn of events, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) Chairman Vallabhbhai Kathiria unveiled a chip made of cow dung on Monday announcing that it reduces harmful radiations from mobiles.

25 Aug 2020


Now, Apple's iPhone SE 2020 is 'Made in India'

In a major development, Apple has started making iPhone SE 2020 locally in India.

30 Jul 2020


India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian

In the wake of the deadly clash with China, India's call for "vocal for local" has grown stronger than ever.

10 Dec 2019


Make in India to Rape in India: Congress slams PM

The flurry of rape cases in India and the stoic silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi resonated in the Parliament on Tuesday, with Congress seeking answers.

23 Sep 2019

NITI Aayog

Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day

On Saturday, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, observed its third edition of the annual Industry Day event.

20 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

India Inc. welcomes Sitharaman's tax announcement, Modi calls it historic

The effect of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's massive announcement was seen instantly as markets rejoiced on Friday.

17 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

After breakdown, Train 18 commences its maiden commercial run

A day after it broke down on its way to Delhi from Varanasi, India's first indigenously-built semi-high speed train, Train 18, recently christened Vande Bharat Express, began its maiden commercial journey on Sunday.

Just a day after launch, Train 18 breaks down

A day after it was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vande Bharat Express (which is popularly known as Train 18), broke down on Friday.

27 Jan 2019


Rs. 150cr tender floated to produce first 'Make-In-India' metro coach

The Modern Coach Factory (MCF) has floated a Rs. 150 crore tender to buy technology and expertise to produce railways' first 'Make in India' international standard coaches for metro trains by 2021, according to sources.

20 Jan 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Chai in kulhad to make a comeback at railway stations

Having been elbowed out by the more utilitarian plastic and paper cups over the years at railway stations, 'kulhads', which were introduced by former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad 15 years ago, are all set to make a comeback at catering units.

18 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

7,000 apply for 13 canteen waiter posts in Maharashtra secretariat

As many as 7,000 persons, mostly graduates, had applied for 13 vacant posts of canteen waiters in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra secretariat, an official said today.

29 Oct 2018

Indian Railways

Shatabdi's successor, India's fastest-train called Train 18, to roll-out today

The first indigenously build semi high-speed train is expected to roll out of Chennai's Integral Coach Factory (ICF) on Monday.

16 Oct 2018


'Make in India' seems to have become 'Assemble in India'

Narendra Modi's ambitious election promise to transform India into a manufacturing hub through the flagship 'Make in India' program has yet to bear fruit.

05 Oct 2018


Varun on 'Sui Dhaaga' success: My career has been funny

Varun Dhawan's latest release 'Sui Dhaaga' has done an incredible business at the box office.

01 Oct 2018

Anushka Sharma

'Sui Dhaaga' witnesses exceptional growth; Varun thanks audience for support

Varun Dhawan's 'Sui Dhaaga' has got the cash registers ringing since day one.