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.

Professor demands gun license from PM after Gyanvapi 'shivling' comments

18 May 2022

India
Professor demands gun license from PM after Gyanvapi 'shivling' comments

Delhi University's History professor Ratan Lal has stated that he has received online threats as a result of his controversial remarks concerning the 'shivling' found at Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi.

12 killed in salt factory wall collapse in Gujarat's Morbi

18 May 2022

India
12 killed in salt factory wall collapse in Gujarat's Morbi

At least 12 laborers were killed and 15 feared trapped after a wall of a salt factory in the Morbi district of Gujarat collapsed around 12 pm on Wednesday.

Twitter executive summoned over 'no action' against Kunal Kamra's video

18 May 2022

India
Twitter executive summoned over 'no action' against Kunal Kamra's video

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has summoned Twitter India's Communications Director to appear before it on Wednesday for not acting against comedian Kunal Kamra.

Centre eases ban on wheat export: Here are more details

17 May 2022

Business
Centre eases ban on wheat export: Here are more details

Just days after banning the export of wheat, the Centre on Tuesday announced relaxations its order restricting wheat export issued on Friday.

Nepal: PM Modi arrives in Lumbini on Buddha Purnima

16 May 2022

World
Nepal: PM Modi arrives in Lumbini on Buddha Purnima

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the sacred Maya Devi Temple in Nepal's Lumbini on the occasion of Buddha Purnima on Monday.

Tesla suspends India entry plan after impasse over lowering tariffs

15 May 2022

Business
Tesla suspends India entry plan after impasse over lowering tariffs

Tesla has decided to put on hold its plan to sell electric cars in India as it failed to secure lower import taxes. The company has stopped looking for showroom space and even reassigned some of its India team.

Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

15 May 2022

Politics
Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

Manik Saha, the BJP's Tripura unit state president, took oath as Tripura's Chief Minister (CM) on Sunday, with development and law and order high on his agenda.

Wheat exports: Minister responds to G7 nations' criticism on ban

15 May 2022

Business
Wheat exports: Minister responds to G7 nations' criticism on ban

India's move to ban wheat exports drew criticism from the Group of Seven (G7) nations saying such steps might be unproductive and worsen the situation of rising commodity prices.

COVID-19: India logs 2,858 fresh cases, 11 more fatalities

14 May 2022

India
COVID-19: India logs 2,858 fresh cases, 11 more fatalities

India on Saturday reported nearly 2,900 new COVID-19 cases, a marginal increase from the previous day.

Low output estimate: India bans wheat exports in policy reversal

14 May 2022

Business
Low output estimate: India bans wheat exports in policy reversal

India has banned wheat exports with immediate effect as part of its efforts to limit hike in domestic prices.

Delhi: 27 dead in massive fire; Kejriwal orders magistrate probe

14 May 2022

India
Delhi: 27 dead in massive fire; Kejriwal orders magistrate probe

At least 27 persons were killed and several injured after a massive fire broke out in a multi-story commercial complex near Delhi's Mundka Metro Station on Friday.

Assam: Woman, whose son died after citizenship summons, declared Indian

12 May 2022

India
Assam: Woman, whose son died after citizenship summons, declared Indian

Akol Rani Namasudhra, 82, faced years of misery and strife after her son died by suicide in 2013 as the family was asked to prove their citizenship.

Sedition law: 'What about pending cases?' SC asks Centre

10 May 2022

India
Sedition law: 'What about pending cases?' SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre on whether filing sedition cases in the future would be suspended until it reexamines IPC Section 124A.

Karnataka: Setback for Congress as senior leader joins BJP

08 May 2022

Politics
Karnataka: Setback for Congress as senior leader joins BJP

Former Karnataka minister and Congress state vice-president Pramod Madhwaraj has resigned from the party alleging "political suffocation."

Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque controversy: Know details, timeline of events

08 May 2022

India
Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque controversy: Know details, timeline of events

On a Varanasi court's orders, an advocate commissioner-led team reached Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath Dham-Gyanvapi Masjid complex on Friday and began surveying its premises and videographing the Shringar Gauri site there.

NEET-PG 2022 exam not postponed, fake notice being circulated: NBE

07 May 2022

India
NEET-PG 2022 exam not postponed, fake notice being circulated: NBE

The National Eligibility Entrance Test-Postgraduate (NEET-PG 2022) will take place on May 21 as scheduled and hasn't been postponed, clarified the National Board of Examinations (NBE).

Heatwave in Delhi: Sigh of relief, but not for long

07 May 2022

India
Heatwave in Delhi: Sigh of relief, but not for long

The India Meteorological Department's (IMD) latest prediction that Delhi will witness no heatwave till Sunday has come as a breather for the national capital.

NCPCR seeks action against Kunal Kamra for sharing 'doctored' child's video

06 May 2022

India
NCPCR seeks action against Kunal Kamra for sharing 'doctored' child's video

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has written to the Delhi Police and Twitter, seeking action against comedian Kunal Kamra.

PM Modi to chair meetings on heatwave, monsoon

05 May 2022

India
PM Modi to chair meetings on heatwave, monsoon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to chair a series of meetings in Delhi after returning from his Europe visit.

Paris meet with Macron concludes PM Modi's Europe tour

05 May 2022

World
Paris meet with Macron concludes PM Modi's Europe tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

Europe tour: PM Modi to attend India-Nordic Summit in Denmark

04 May 2022

World
Europe tour: PM Modi to attend India-Nordic Summit in Denmark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the second India-Nordic Summit in Copenhagen before wrapping up his Denmark visit on Wednesday.

Peace, talks only solution to Russia-Ukraine war: Modi in Berlin

03 May 2022

World
Peace, talks only solution to Russia-Ukraine war: Modi in Berlin

PM Narendra Modi on Monday said there will be no "victorious party" in the Russia-Ukraine war, and peace and talks are the only solution.

'PMO's pre-planned conspiracy': Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on his arrest

02 May 2022

Politics
'PMO's pre-planned conspiracy': Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on his arrest

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Monday alleged his recent arrest was a pre-planned conspiracy "designed" by the Prime Minister's Office to "destroy" him ahead of the 2022 Gujarat polls.

PM Modi arrives in Berlin as part of Europe tour

02 May 2022

World
PM Modi arrives in Berlin as part of Europe tour

PM Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Berlin, Germany, the first stop on his three-day, three-nation tour to Europe. It also marks his first international tour in 2022.

Marathon meetings for PM Modi on Europe tour from Monday

01 May 2022

India
Marathon meetings for PM Modi on Europe tour from Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Germany, Denmark, and France from Monday (May 2) to Wednesday (May 4).

CJI Ramana's 'Lakshman Rekha' jibe at meet with PM, CMs

30 Apr 2022

India
CJI Ramana's 'Lakshman Rekha' jibe at meet with PM, CMs

Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on Saturday said that one must be mindful of the "Lakshman Rekha" (ethical limits) while performing their duties.

Centre reinstates J&K's Shah Faesal as IAS officer: Details here

29 Apr 2022

India
Centre reinstates J&K's Shah Faesal as IAS officer: Details here

The Centre reinstated Shah Faesal, a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from Jammu & Kashmir who resigned to join politics, in the civil service on Thursday, reported The Indian Express.

Fuel price hike: Opposition-ruled states accuse Modi of 'step-motherly treatment'

28 Apr 2022

India
Fuel price hike: Opposition-ruled states accuse Modi of 'step-motherly treatment'

Opposition-ruled states reacted strongly on Thursday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks criticizing them for rising fuel prices.

Fuel price hike: Modi asks opposition-ruled states to cut VAT

27 Apr 2022

India
Fuel price hike: Modi asks opposition-ruled states to cut VAT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invoked "national interest" as he urged opposition-ruled states to lower the value-added tax (VAT) on fuel.

'End politics of hate': 108 former bureaucrats write to Modi

27 Apr 2022

Politics
'End politics of hate': 108 former bureaucrats write to Modi

An open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by 108 former bureaucrats has called for an end to the "politics of hate" practiced "assiduously" by governments of his Bharatiya Janata Party.

Assam: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani rearrested right after getting bail

25 Apr 2022

Politics
Assam: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani rearrested right after getting bail

Independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani was rearrested on Monday right after he was granted bail by a court in Assam's Kokrajhar in a case related to his tweet against PM Narendra Modi.

PM Modi to meet France's Emmanuel Macron during Europe tour

25 Apr 2022

India
PM Modi to meet France's Emmanuel Macron during Europe tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to meet the freshly re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron during his upcoming Europe tour from May 2 to 6.

'Democracy has penetrated the grassroots in J&K,' says PM Modi

24 Apr 2022

India
'Democracy has penetrated the grassroots in J&K,' says PM Modi

Democracy has reached the grassroots level in Jammu & Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday while marking the National Panchayati Raj Day in Jammu's Palli.

J&K: Modi's first formal visit today after scrapping Article 370

24 Apr 2022

India
J&K: Modi's first formal visit today after scrapping Article 370

PM Narendra Modi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday for the first time since Article 370 was repealed in 2019.

WHO's first global traditional medicine center in Gujarat by 2024

23 Apr 2022

India
WHO's first global traditional medicine center in Gujarat by 2024

World Health Organization's (WHO) first-of-its-kind Global Center for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) is set to open in Gujarat's Jamnagar by 2024, reported News18.

Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK agree to boost defense, trade ties

22 Apr 2022

India
Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK agree to boost defense, trade ties

PM Narendra Modi on Friday held extensive talks with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson at New Delhi's Hyderabad House and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation.

J&K encounter: One security personnel, 2 terrorists killed in Jammu

22 Apr 2022

India
J&K encounter: One security personnel, 2 terrorists killed in Jammu

One security personnel and two terrorists were killed in an encounter in the Jalalabad area of Jammu's Sunjwan early on Friday.

Delhi: UK PM Boris Johnson to meet PM Modi today

22 Apr 2022

India
Delhi: UK PM Boris Johnson to meet PM Modi today

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday and discuss the bilateral strategic defense, diplomatic, and economic partnerships.

UK ready to offer more visas to Indians for FTA

21 Apr 2022

World
UK ready to offer more visas to Indians for FTA

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived in Ahmedabad on Thursday morning to begin his two-day India visit.

Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

17 Apr 2022

India
Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scheduled to visit India this week amid the changing global dynamics following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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