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NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter won't block politicians unless Trump, and more

10 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter won't block politicians unless Trump, and more

While Twitter found it easy to engineer regime change in the USA, India is proving to be a lot more resilient.

#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

31 Jan 2021

#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

Offer to suspend farm-laws for 18 months stands: PM Modi

30 Jan 2021

Offer to suspend farm-laws for 18 months stands: PM Modi

Addressing an all-party meeting on Saturday, PM Narendra Modi reiterated the Centre stands by the offer made by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers to suspend the three new farm laws for 18 months.

Government attempts to ban Bitcoin again; Considers digitizing the rupee

30 Jan 2021

Government attempts to ban Bitcoin again; Considers digitizing the rupee

After leaving Indians with no choice but to embrace digital transactions, the government is poised to ban cryptocurrencies.

More 'Made in India' vaccines to come: Modi at Davos

28 Jan 2021

More 'Made in India' vaccines to come: Modi at Davos

The world will see many more 'Made in India' vaccines soon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, addressing the World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit.

PM Modi leaked Balakot airstrikes information to Arnab: Rahul Gandhi

25 Jan 2021

PM Modi leaked Balakot airstrikes information to Arnab: Rahul Gandhi

Upping his attack against the Centre over leaked WhatsApp chats of Arnab Goswami, Congress's former President Rahul Gandhi on Monday claimed that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who provided information about Balakot airstrikes to the journalist.

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

23 Jan 2021

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon to take part in the Parakram Diwas celebrations to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Swachh Bharat helped fight coronavirus: Modi to vaccine recipients

22 Jan 2021

Swachh Bharat helped fight coronavirus: Modi to vaccine recipients

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that his government's 'Swachh Bharat' cleanliness mission helped in the fight against the coronavirus.

Popular Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passes away at age 80

22 Jan 2021

Popular Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passes away at age 80

Popular bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passed away on Friday in Delhi. He was 80 years old.

Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

22 Jan 2021

Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

In a terrible piece of news, at least eight people died due to a dynamite blast at a railway crusher site in Hunasodu village in the Shivamogga district of Karnataka. Two people were detained.

Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe

21 Jan 2021

Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe

The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into the fire that broke out at the Serum Institute of India in Pune on Thursday, killing at least five people.

Coronavirus: PM Modi, CMs to get vaccinated in second phase

21 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: PM Modi, CMs to get vaccinated in second phase

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 70, would be getting the coronavirus vaccine shot in the second phase of the drive launched last week, reports said on Thursday.

UK PM invites Modi for G7; to visit India

17 Jan 2021

UK PM invites Modi for G7; to visit India

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to attend the G7 summit in Cornwall.

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

15 Jan 2021

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

15 Jan 2021

10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver, were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.

Coronavirus vaccination drive: Voters' data sought from Election Commission

15 Jan 2021

Coronavirus vaccination drive: Voters' data sought from Election Commission

As the scale of Indian elections and the coronavirus vaccination drive, starting from tomorrow, are comparable, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) requested the Election Commission to share electoral roll data, a plea which the polling body accepted.

Centre will sponsor vaccination of healthcare, frontline workers: PM Modi

11 Jan 2021

Centre will sponsor vaccination of healthcare, frontline workers: PM Modi

In his first interaction with chief ministers of all states after India approved two vaccines, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the federal government will sponsor the vaccination of three crore healthcare and frontline workers.

Suriname's Indian-origin President to be Republic Day chief guest: Report

10 Jan 2021

Suriname's Indian-origin President to be Republic Day chief guest: Report

The President of the Republic of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, will reportedly be the chief guest at India's Republic Day event later this month.

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

07 Jan 2021

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

Nirav Modi's sister, brother-in-law turn approvers, will testify against him

06 Jan 2021

Nirav Modi's sister, brother-in-law turn approvers, will testify against him

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's younger sister and brother-in-law have turned approvers in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case and will now testify against him after a special court in Mumbai accepted their request seeking a pardon on Monday.

UK PM cancels R-Day India visit citing new coronavirus strain

05 Jan 2021

UK PM cancels R-Day India visit citing new coronavirus strain

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has canceled his visit to India for the Republic Day event, a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday.

Farmers and Centre to talk today on MSP, repealing laws

04 Jan 2021

Farmers and Centre to talk today on MSP, repealing laws

For the seventh time today, protesting farmers will sit on the negotiation table with the government on the other end and they plan on sticking to their demand of repealing the three laws. They have added another demand — a legal guarantee on the minimum support price for procuring crops.

'Finally paid off,' says Adar Poonawalla after Covishield gets approval

03 Jan 2021

'Finally paid off,' says Adar Poonawalla after Covishield gets approval

Serum Institute of India's (SII) chief Adar Poonawalla today wished everyone a happy new year along with a great announcement.

India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today

01 Jan 2021

India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today

After the meeting on Wednesday to judge the emergency use authorization applications of coronavirus vaccine developers remained without a conclusion, the subject expert committee (SEC) will meet again today.

India could start 2021 with COVID-19 vaccine in hand: DCGI

31 Dec 2020

India could start 2021 with COVID-19 vaccine in hand: DCGI

The approval for a COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely just around the corner, with the Drugs Controller General of India, Dr. VG Somani, indicating the country might begin the New Year with a vaccine in hand.

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

30 Dec 2020

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.

Farmers protest: Punjab lawyer dies by suicide, note mentions PM

28 Dec 2020

Farmers protest: Punjab lawyer dies by suicide, note mentions PM

A lawyer from Punjab allegedly ended his life on Sunday to raise an objection against three new agricultural reforms that have sparked a massive agitation on the outskirts of Delhi.

Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah

27 Dec 2020

Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought a flood of development to Northeast India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday in Imphal, Manipur.

#MannkiBaat: Elated to see 'can do' attitude of youth, says Modi

27 Dec 2020

#MannkiBaat: Elated to see 'can do' attitude of youth, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 72nd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre

26 Dec 2020

Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre

As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.

Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

26 Dec 2020

Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

The farmers camping at the borders of Delhi have indicated they are prepared for a long haul while adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday was an attempt to "divide and mislead them."

Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP

25 Dec 2020

Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP

The Vice-President of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), the party floated by actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar just months before Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

PM Modi releases Rs. 18,000cr to help nine crore farmers

25 Dec 2020

PM Modi releases Rs. 18,000cr to help nine crore farmers

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released one tranche of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme amounting to Rs. 18,000 crore which will benefit over nine crore farmers.

Government invites farmers for talks; says MSP discussions 'not logical'

24 Dec 2020

Government invites farmers for talks; says MSP discussions 'not logical'

The central government on Thursday extended an invitation to farmer unions for talks once again as protests against new agricultural laws have continued for a month.

Protesting farmers are 'open to talks' but want concrete proposal

24 Dec 2020

Protesting farmers are 'open to talks' but want concrete proposal

Farmers, protesting at the borders of Delhi for nearly a month now, have replied to the Centre saying they are not averse to talks but the government should come up with a concrete proposal.

PM Modi attends AMU's centenary celebrations, calls university 'mini India'

22 Dec 2020

PM Modi attends AMU's centenary celebrations, calls university 'mini India'

In his speech during the centenary celebrations of the Aligarh Muslim University, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called the varsity a mini India.

US President Trump presents Legion of Merit to PM Modi

22 Dec 2020

US President Trump presents Legion of Merit to PM Modi

US President Donald Trump on Monday presented the Legion of Merit to PM Narendra Modi for his leadership in elevating the strategic partnership of the two countries and the emergence of India as a global power.

PM Modi will speak with farmers on December 25

22 Dec 2020

PM Modi will speak with farmers on December 25

The next tranche of the PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme will be released on December 25 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Agriculture Ministry said.

Farmers threaten to block Delhi-UP Ghazipur border to intensify protest

20 Dec 2020

Farmers threaten to block Delhi-UP Ghazipur border to intensify protest

Farmers protesting against the Centre's new agricultural laws have threatened to block the Ghazipur border between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest

18 Dec 2020

AMU: Students oppose invitation extended to Modi as Chief Guest

The Aligarh Muslim University has turned 100 years old and to mark the occasion, an invitation was sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who accepted it. This development, however, has sparked a tug of war between teachers and students.