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Meeting at PM's Office amid spike in COVID-19 cases

23 Feb 2021

Meeting at PM's Office amid spike in COVID-19 cases

A meeting was called at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a rise in cases reported in several states.

PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations

21 Jan 2021

PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address Parakram Diwas celebrations in Kolkata on January 23 to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, an iconic freedom fighter who hailed from the state.

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.

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

30 Dec 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

More than four months after taking charge of the mysterious death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that it is probing all aspects of the case and nothing has been ruled out yet.

PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

28 Nov 2020

PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit three cities today to review the coronavirus vaccine development and manufacturing process, his office revealed.

Violence at Assam-Mizoram border leaves several injured, Centre intervenes

19 Oct 2020

Violence at Assam-Mizoram border leaves several injured, Centre intervenes

The Centre has called a meeting between Assam and Mizoram after a violent clash at the states' border on Saturday evening left at least seven people injured.

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

28 Aug 2020

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

The Delhi Police raced against time on Wednesday to reach a woman, who e-mailed United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, about her suicidal intentions.

PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

24 Aug 2020

PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

In a development that has taken political undertones in poll-bound Bihar, Prime Minister's Office on Monday tweeted that the PM-CARES Fund, short for Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, will finance two dedicated coronavirus hospitals in the state.

PM-KISAN: Modi releases Rs. 17,100 crore to 8.5 crore farmers

09 Aug 2020

PM-KISAN: Modi releases Rs. 17,100 crore to 8.5 crore farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released Rs. 17,100 crore to the bank accounts of nearly 8.5 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) scheme.

Controversy being created on Modi's remarks at all-party meet: PMO

20 Jun 2020

Controversy being created on Modi's remarks at all-party meet: PMO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese forces are being given a "mischievous interpretation," the PM's office said in a statement on Saturday.

PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

19 Jun 2020

PM Modi's all-party meeting on Galwan clash begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened an all-party meeting today to discuss the clash in Galwan Valley, in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred.

Closely monitoring situation, says US after Indo-China clash

17 Jun 2020

Closely monitoring situation, says US after Indo-China clash

Hours after India reported that 20 of its soldiers were martyred in a violent clash with the Chinese at the Galwan Valley, the United States announced it was closely monitoring the situation.

Himachal: BJP chief resigns after corruption in health department surfaces

28 May 2020

Himachal: BJP chief resigns after corruption in health department surfaces

Merely four months after he was given the envious post of president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh, Dr. Rajeev Bindal resigned on Wednesday after a corruption scandal related to the procurement of medical supplies surfaced.

PM Modi and Bill Gates discuss coronavirus situation and vaccine

15 May 2020

PM Modi and Bill Gates discuss coronavirus situation and vaccine

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an extensive discussion with philanthropist Bill Gates on the coronavirus crisis, the global response to the pandemic, India's efforts, and a vaccine.

Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul

08 May 2020

Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul

On Friday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press giving plenty of suggestions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Centre on how to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

Modi orders drug regulatory system overhaul to reduce red tape

06 May 2020

Modi orders drug regulatory system overhaul to reduce red tape

At a Tuesday meeting to discuss India's drug discovery, testing, and vaccine response to COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly suggested drug regulatory reforms.

Why Ramanand Sagar did not want to create 'Uttar Ramayan'

04 May 2020

Why Ramanand Sagar did not want to create 'Uttar Ramayan'

When Ramanand Sagar's epic series Ramayan was re-telecast on TV, nobody imagined that it would receive such a tremendous response.

India's super-rich may face wealth tax to aid coronavirus-hit economy

26 Apr 2020

India's super-rich may face wealth tax to aid coronavirus-hit economy

In a bid to reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, 50 Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers have suggested a 40% tax for the super-rich, a one-time COVID-19 relief cess of 4%, etc.

PM video calls CMs, promotes staggered relaxation after lockdown ends

02 Apr 2020

PM video calls CMs, promotes staggered relaxation after lockdown ends

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a video conference with Chief Ministers of all states, where the coronavirus pandemic and underway nationwide lockdown were discussed.

Delhi riots: 122 homes, 301 vehicles damaged, says interim report

03 Mar 2020

Delhi riots: 122 homes, 301 vehicles damaged, says interim report

With the dust on one of the worst communal clashes to hit Delhi settling, officials are assessing the damage and the details are staggering.

Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

12 Feb 2020

Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

US President Donald Trump will be visiting India on February 24 and 25, for the first time since he assumed office.

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram hard-landed fairly close to the targeted site

21 Nov 2019

Chandrayaan-2's Vikram hard-landed fairly close to the targeted site

After failing to soft-land on the Moon in its first try, ISRO is said to be gearing up for Chandrayaan-3, another Lander-based lunar mission.

Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures

05 Nov 2019

Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures

The situation in Delhi/NCR has invited criticism for governments, and rightly so. As residents are gasping for fresh air, they want authorities to take swift action.

All about the "mystery woman" who arranged EU delegation's Kashmir-visit

30 Oct 2019

All about the "mystery woman" who arranged EU delegation's Kashmir-visit

At a time when restrictions haven't been lifted from Kashmir completely, 23 European MPs were given access to the terrorism-infested Valley. The EU delegation toured Kashmir, took a boat ride in Dal Lake, and reported back that they are "with India".

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

19 Oct 2019

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

No one will ever attach the word failure with Narendra Modi. The man has a cult following, his followers are ready to take any bullet (quite literally) for him, he has an incredible list of highest civilian awards from many nations. And, he keeps winning elections.

It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy

15 Oct 2019

It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy

On Monday, Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee was rewarded the Nobel Prize, along with his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviate poverty.

PM Modi reorganizes Prime Minister's Office (PMO); shuffles work allocation

29 Sep 2019

PM Modi reorganizes Prime Minister's Office (PMO); shuffles work allocation

Before starting his week-long trip to the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed the process of revamping his office, formally known as Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

Meet the 13-year-old who clicked a selfie with Modi, Trump

23 Sep 2019

Meet the 13-year-old who clicked a selfie with Modi, Trump

A thirteen-year-old boy is now making headlines after clicking, what the netizens have dubbed, the 'most powerful selfie.'

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

15 Aug 2019

Delhi 'university' declared fake claims these actors are alumni

Each year, the University Grants Commission releases a list of fake universities across India. Out of the 23 fake universities- which are "self-styled, unrecognized institutions functioning in contravention of the UGC Act"- 14 have been on the list since 2005.

Fake IAS/IPS officer duo duped policemen for 8 years; arrested

02 Aug 2019

Fake IAS/IPS officer duo duped policemen for 8 years; arrested

Two men were arrested recently for posing as Indian Administrative Service (IAS) or Indian Police Service (IPS) officers to dupe policemen with promises of desired postings.

Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment

27 Jul 2019

Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment

According to reports, Narendra Modi-led Central government has now decided that ranking in the civil services exam will no longer serve as the sole determinant in the process of allotment of services to candidates selected by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

This start-up by IIT graduate makes garbage bins 'smart'

09 Jul 2019

This start-up by IIT graduate makes garbage bins 'smart'

An IIT-Madras graduate's start-up is all set to make your garbage collection smart.

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

04 Jul 2019

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

Frustrated with the mental harassment perpetrated by their supervisors, research scholars across India have started a campaign, #PhDMeToo, in a desperate bid to get justice.

#RafaleDeal: Center files fresh affidavit in Rafale review case

04 May 2019

#RafaleDeal: Center files fresh affidavit in Rafale review case

The Center has filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court on Saturday against the petitions seeking review of the top court's Rafale deal verdict in December 2018.

Judiciary under threat: CJI Gogoi denies sexual harassment allegations

20 Apr 2019

Judiciary under threat: CJI Gogoi denies sexual harassment allegations

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday dismissed the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a former staffer and said independent judiciary was under threat.

What will happen to cash-strapped Jet Airways: An explainer

13 Apr 2019

What will happen to cash-strapped Jet Airways: An explainer

Cash-strapped Jet Airways canceled all its international flights on Thursday and flew just 11 domestic aircraft on Friday, as the meeting between management and lenders remained inconclusive.

ED officer probing Nirav Modi case removed, reinstated hours later

30 Mar 2019

ED officer probing Nirav Modi case removed, reinstated hours later

In a concerning turn of events, the Enforcement Directorate officer who was investigating the Nirav Modi case was relieved of his duties on Friday evening, only to be reinstated at the post hours later.

Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents

07 Mar 2019

Government making things disappear: RaGa speaks on "stolen" Rafale documents

Stepping up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the job of current government was to "make things disappear".

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slams Rahul Gandhi over Rafale allegations

08 Feb 2019

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slams Rahul Gandhi over Rafale allegations

After Rahul Gandhi, citing a report by The Hindu, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "directly involved in the Rafale scam", Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has hit back.

PM Modi nothing like Indira Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi

05 Feb 2019

PM Modi nothing like Indira Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi dismissed comparisons between his grandmother Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India, and the current PM, Narendra Modi.