Articles about Narendra Modi

Narendra Damodardas Modi is the current and the 15th Prime Minister of India and has been in office since May 2014. Born in a Gujarati family, Modi used to be a tea vendor before he became a full time worker for the RSS. Before becoming the PM of India, Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014.

COVID-19: India reports 15K+ new cases, 231 more deaths

22 Oct 2021

COVID-19: India reports 15K+ new cases, 231 more deaths

India on Friday reported over 15,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.75 lakh, the lowest in 232 days.

'Image of new India,' PM says about India's vaccination milestone

22 Oct 2021

'Image of new India,' PM says about India's vaccination milestone

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation at 10 am on Friday to speak on the country's vaccination drive.

Tesla requests Musk-Modi meeting to resolve import duty issues

22 Oct 2021

Tesla requests Musk-Modi meeting to resolve import duty issues

Following a closed-door meeting with the Indian government officials, American electric car maker Tesla has now requested an in-person meeting of its CEO Elon Musk and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Cabinet approves 3% DA hike for central government employees

21 Oct 2021

Cabinet approves 3% DA hike for central government employees

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a 3% hike in dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for central government employees and pensioners.

All you need to know about the Kushinagar International Airport

20 Oct 2021

All you need to know about the Kushinagar International Airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Former PM Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue; condition improving: AIIMS

16 Oct 2021

Former PM Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue; condition improving: AIIMS

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been diagnosed with dengue, officials at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, said Saturday, adding his condition is improving gradually.

7 new defense companies inaugurated by PM. Which are they?

15 Oct 2021

7 new defense companies inaugurated by PM. Which are they?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched seven new defense companies carved out of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) which was dissolved earlier this month.

Sitharaman rubbishes reports of coal shortage as 'baseless'

13 Oct 2021

Sitharaman rubbishes reports of coal shortage as 'baseless'

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday denied reports of coal shortage in the country and said these are "absolutely baseless."

PM launches GatiShakti National Master Plan to transform infrastructure development

13 Oct 2021

PM launches GatiShakti National Master Plan to transform infrastructure development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the PM GatiShakti National Master Plan at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

PMO to review coal shortage situation amid impending power crisis

12 Oct 2021

PMO to review coal shortage situation amid impending power crisis

Amid concerns about a critical coal shortage in the country, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) will conduct a review meeting on Tuesday to take stock of the situation.

PM Modi slams 'selective interpretation' of human rights

12 Oct 2021

PM Modi slams 'selective interpretation' of human rights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today apparently slammed Opposition leaders for selectively interpreting human rights to suit their political motives.

MoS Petroleum says fuel price hiked to provide free vaccines

11 Oct 2021

MoS Petroleum says fuel price hiked to provide free vaccines

Amid soaring fuel prices in the country, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameswar Teli on Monday said that fuel prices are rising due to free COVID-19 vaccines.

UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

10 Oct 2021

UP government shielding Minister's son: Priyanka Gandhi on Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Sunday that the victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident have no hope for justice as the UP government is shielding the accused, the son of a Union Minister.

Delhi staring at blackouts if coal supply not restored soon

09 Oct 2021

Delhi staring at blackouts if coal supply not restored soon

Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain today said there could be a blackout in the national capital in the next two days if coal supplies to power plants are not improved.

LPG price hiked by Rs. 15; check latest rates here

06 Oct 2021

LPG price hiked by Rs. 15; check latest rates here

The prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders were hiked by Rs. 15 per cylinder on Wednesday.

SAD chief urges PM to invite farmers for talks

28 Sep 2021

SAD chief urges PM to invite farmers for talks

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invite protesting farmers for talks and also demanded a special session of Parliament to revoke the three "black" agri laws.

#AzadiKaAmritMahotsav: Swachh Bharat-2.0 to AMRUT- 2.0, Centre starts week-long celebrations

27 Sep 2021

#AzadiKaAmritMahotsav: Swachh Bharat-2.0 to AMRUT- 2.0, Centre starts week-long celebrations

To commemorate 75 years of independence, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Monday kicked off a series of week-long events and special programs as part of the "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav."

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

27 Sep 2021

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission to provide a digital health ID to people which will contain their health records.

#MannkiBaat: PM Modi stresses on cleaning rivers, COVID-19 vaccinations

26 Sep 2021

#MannkiBaat: PM Modi stresses on cleaning rivers, COVID-19 vaccinations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 81st edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat.'

'When India reforms, world transforms,' PM Modi says at UNGA

25 Sep 2021

'When India reforms, world transforms,' PM Modi says at UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States.

Country needs 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions: Gadkari

25 Sep 2021

Country needs 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions: Gadkari

The country needs at least 600 medical colleges, 50 AIIMS-like institutions, and 200 super-specialty hospitals, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday as he called for the need to replicate the infrastructure development sector's public-private partnership model in the healthcare and education sectors.

Centre to soon announce new cooperative policy: Amit Shah

25 Sep 2021

Centre to soon announce new cooperative policy: Amit Shah

Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the Centre will soon introduce a new cooperative policy and work in tandem with states to strengthen the cooperative movement.

Vaccine diplomacy, Indo-Pacific security: Key takeaways from the Quad meeting

25 Sep 2021

Vaccine diplomacy, Indo-Pacific security: Key takeaways from the Quad meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the first in-person meeting of Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) leaders in Washington on Friday, hosted by United States President Joe Biden.

Quad leaders denounce use of 'terrorist proxies' in South Asia

25 Sep 2021

Quad leaders denounce use of 'terrorist proxies' in South Asia

Leaders of the Quad countries, the US, India, Australia, and Japan, have denounced the use of "terrorist proxies" in South Asia, in a veiled reference to Pakistan, as they emphasized the importance of denying any support to terrorist groups which could be used to launch or plan terror attacks, including cross-border attacks.

Pakistan globally recognized for supporting terrorists: India at UNGA

25 Sep 2021

Pakistan globally recognized for supporting terrorists: India at UNGA

Pakistan has an established history and policy of harboring and actively supporting terrorists, India said at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), as it criticized its neighbor.

Assam: Heavy security in Dholpur after 2 killed during eviction

24 Sep 2021

Assam: Heavy security in Dholpur after 2 killed during eviction

The situation remained tense at the Dholpur Gorukhuti area in Assam's Darrang district, where a police firing killed two people on Thursday.

PM gifts Harris copy of notifications related to her grandfather

24 Sep 2021

PM gifts Harris copy of notifications related to her grandfather

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted US Vice President Kamala Harris a copy of old notifications related to her grandfather, who was a senior Indian government officer, in a wooden handicraft frame and a meenakari chess set as they held their first in-person meeting, government sources said on Friday.

Biden-Modi meeting: Pakistan, Taliban likely to dominate talks

24 Sep 2021

Biden-Modi meeting: Pakistan, Taliban likely to dominate talks

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the United States President Joe Biden will hold their bilateral meeting on Friday, reports stated that Pakistan and its influence over the Taliban are likely to be key topics to be discussed.

Muslims should bow to Indian culture: UP minister

24 Sep 2021

Muslims should bow to Indian culture: UP minister

Uttar Pradesh minister Anand Swarup Shukla has said that Lord Ram, Krishna, and Shiva were the ancestors of Indian Muslims and they should bow to the land and culture of India.

Tikait urges NRIs to protest during PM's New York event

24 Sep 2021

Tikait urges NRIs to protest during PM's New York event

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Friday appealed to Indians living in the US to hold a protest during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's program in New York on Saturday in support of the 10-month-long farmers' agitation at Delhi's borders.

Harris brings up Pakistan's role in terrorism during Modi meet

24 Sep 2021

Harris brings up Pakistan's role in terrorism during Modi meet

United States Vice President Kamala Harris, in her first meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, raised the issue of Pakistan's role in terrorism, sending out a positive message for India.

AUKUS deal: India, Japan to not be included, US clarifies

23 Sep 2021

AUKUS deal: India, Japan to not be included, US clarifies

The United States has ruled out the possibility of adding India or Japan to the new trilateral security alliance between the US, the United Kingdom, and Australia, known as AUKUS.

PM-CARES not a government fund, Centre tells Delhi HC

23 Sep 2021

PM-CARES not a government fund, Centre tells Delhi HC

The Centre informed the Delhi High Court that the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM-CARES) Fund is not a government fund.

Modi reaches US; to meet Harris, global CEOs today

23 Sep 2021

Modi reaches US; to meet Harris, global CEOs today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Washington DC to embark on a five-day trip to the United States.

PM Modi leaves for US; will meet Biden, address UNGA

22 Sep 2021

PM Modi leaves for US; will meet Biden, address UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for his visit to the United States this morning, where he is scheduled to hold several bilateral meetings and address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' reaches Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh

22 Sep 2021

'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' reaches Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh

The Swarnim Vijay Mashaal (Victory Flame), which was lit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi last year marking the beginning of the 50th anniversary celebrations of India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, has reached Tawang.

Modi, Macron discuss cooperation after France's fallout with Australia, US

21 Sep 2021

Modi, Macron discuss cooperation after France's fallout with Australia, US

India and France have vowed to "act jointly" in the Indo-Pacific region, a statement from the French presidency said on Tuesday.

Why BJP chose Sukanta Majumdar as new West Bengal chief?

21 Sep 2021

Why BJP chose Sukanta Majumdar as new West Bengal chief?

Amid reports of a brewing crisis in the BJP's West Bengal unit, the party's National President JP Nadda on Monday appointed Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar as its new state party president.

Vaccine Maitri: India to resume COVID-19 vaccine export next month

21 Sep 2021

Vaccine Maitri: India to resume COVID-19 vaccine export next month

The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that India would be resuming the export of COVID-19 vaccines under its ambitious "Vaccine Maitri" initiative from October.

PM Modi to meet US President Biden on September 24

21 Sep 2021

PM Modi to meet US President Biden on September 24

US President Joe Biden will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their first in-person bilateral meeting at the White House on September 24 to further cement the close relationship between the two countries, a senior US official said on Monday.