Narendra Modi: News

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.

25 May 2024

Bihar

PM Modi's 'mujra' remark sparks row, opposition says 'treatment needed' 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ignited a political controversy after he accused the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc of performing "mujra" for the Muslim vote bank.

24 May 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Polling kicks off for 6th phase of Lok Sabha elections 

The polling for the sixth and penultimate phase of the Lok Sabha elections kicked off on Saturday.

'Surrender or face my anger': Deve Gowda's warning to grandson

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) chief, HD Deve Gowda, has issued a stern warning to his grandson, Prajwal Revanna.

23 May 2024

Minimum Support Price

Farmers mark 100 days of 'Delhi Chalo' protest

Farmers have congregated at the Shambhu and Khanauri border points to commemorate the completion of 100 days of their ongoing protest, known as the "Delhi Chalo" march.

23 May 2024

India

Robust expansion in India's business activity this May: Here's why

India's business activity saw a significant surge in May, primarily driven by the services industry, as per a recent survey.

23 May 2024

Scheduled Castes

PM Modi reacts after Calcutta High Court cancels OBC certificates 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi rained blows on the Trinamool Congress (TMC) after the Calcutta High Court cancelled all Other Backward Classes certificates (OBC) issued in West Bengal after 2010 on Wednesday.

23 May 2024

Jayant Sinha

'Unjustly targeted...': MP Jayant Sinha responds to BJP's show-cause notice

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former Union Minister Jayant Sinha has responded to the party's show-cause notice to him, saying that he is being "unjustly targeted."

23 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Maliwal row: 'Sick, old' parents to be interrogated, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that his "old and sick" parents will be interrogated by police on Thursday, in relation to the alleged assault on Aam Aadmi Party MP Swati Maliwal.

22 May 2024

Justin Trudeau

Pakistan's UN ambassador accuses India of extra-judicial killings

Pakistan's Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Munir Akram, has accused India of conducting extra-judicial assassinations.

22 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

ECI pulls up BJP, Congress over religious, casteist poll campaign

With two phases of Lok Sabha elections left to go, the Election Commission of India on Wednesday came down heavily on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the main opposition party—the Congress—over the poll speeches by their leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi.

BJP expels singer-politician Pawan Singh for contesting against NDA candidate 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled Bhojpuri singer and politician Pawan Singh for deciding to contest the Lok Sabha elections independently from the Karakat seat in Bihar.

22 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Man arrested for graffiti at Delhi Metro station, threatening Kejriwal

A 32-year-old man has been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly scribbling threat messages against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the walls of the Delhi Metro station.

22 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Congress takes a dig at Shah's retirement advice to Patnaik

The Congress on Wednesday reacted to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's statement advising Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (77) to retire due to his "advanced age and health issues."

22 May 2024

Baahubali

Sathyaraj denies rumors of playing PM Narendra Modi in biopic

Renowned actor Sathyaraj recently dismissed rumors suggesting he would portray Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an upcoming biopic.

22 May 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Delhi: Traffic advisory issued ahead of PM Modi's Dwarka rally

The Delhi Police has issued a traffic advisory ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rally in Dwarka, southwest Delhi, on Wednesday.

21 May 2024

Naveen Patnaik

Patra's 'slip of tongue' on Lord Jagannath, Modi sparks row 

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sambit Patra has triggered a political controversy after a slip of the tongue in a remark about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lord Jagannath, went viral.

20 May 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Bharat Sevashram Sangha monk sends legal notice to Mamata

A monk from Bharat Sevashram Sangha (BSS) on Monday sent a legal notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking unconditional apology over her remarks at a poll rally two days ago.

20 May 2024

Iran

'India stands with Iran…': PM Modi condoles President Raisi's death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

19 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

'Investors tell me they won't go to Congress-ruled states': Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed his whip at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday again, saying industrialists will think multiple times before investing in states ruled by the party.

19 May 2024

Elon Musk

Tesla maintaining silence on India strategy despite new EV policy

Despite the Indian government unveiling a new electric vehicle (EV) policy in March, Tesla has yet to disclose its plans for establishing a business in the country.

18 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Coming to BJP office tomorrow': Kejriwal after aide's arrest 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced a "jail bharo" program following the arrest of his aide, Bibhav Kumar.

18 May 2024

Maharashtra

Kharge urges ECI to act against Modi's 'Ram temple-bulldozer' remark

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of inciting voters with his repeated claims that the opposition Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc would "run bulldozer over Ram Temple if voted to power."

18 May 2024

Baahubali

'Baahubali' actor Sathyaraj may portray PM Modi in upcoming biopic

Veteran South Indian actor Sathyaraj, known for his iconic role as Katappa in Baahubali, is reportedly set to play PM Narendra Modi in a forthcoming biopic.

18 May 2024

Janata Dal (Secular)

Deve Gowda breaks silence on sexual harassment allegations against grandson 

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader, HD Deve Gowda, broke his silence on the sexual harassment case involving his grandson, Prajwal Revanna, on Saturday.

17 May 2024

BBC

Delhi High Court judge recuses himself from BBC documentary case

Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani of the Delhi High Court recused himself on Friday from hearing a plea against the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

17 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Like Vladimir Putin...': Kejriwal's 'India under dictatorship' jibe in Punjab

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, during a campaign rally on Friday, said that India is currently under a "dictatorship."

17 May 2024

Yogi Adityanath

'Learn from Adityanath where to run bulldozer...': Modi to INDIA 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday alleged that the Congress and the Samajwadi Party will run a bulldozer over the Ram Mandir, Ayodhya if they come to power.

'Nobody can remove CAA...': PM Modi attacks Congress, SP 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday defended the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during a poll rally in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal, Akhilesh evade questions on Swati Maliwal assault case

During the joint press conference of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, the two leaders sidestepped questions on the assault of Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal.

16 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Modi will resign in 2025, Shah will take over': Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday once again asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make Home Minister Amit Shah his successor.

16 May 2024

P Chidambaram

Congress hits back at Modi's 'Muslim budget' charge

The Congress has quashed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations that the party had plans to introduce a separate budget for Muslims when it was in power in 2013.

Why foreign investors are holding short positions on Indian stocks

Foreign investors have demonstrated an unprecedented level of pessimism toward Indian stocks, the highest in over a decade, as per Bloomberg.

Centre issues first set of citizenship certificates under CAA

Over two months after notifying rules for the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued the first set of citizenship certificates under the law to 14 people.

15 May 2024

Maldives

India denies Maldives's accusations of unauthorized military operation

India on Tuesday said that its aviation platforms in the Maldives have consistently operated under "agreed procedures and with due authorization."

14 May 2024

Varanasi

PM Modi files nomination in Varanasi, eyes third term 

Seeking a third consecutive term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday filed his nomination for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

13 May 2024

Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi prepares for PM Modi's nomination eve road show

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a six-kilometre-long roadshow in Varanasi on Monday evening, a day before he files his nomination from the Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh.

13 May 2024

Congress Party

'Will make Pakistan wear bangles...': PM attacks 'coward' opposition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at the Congress-led opposition bloc—the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance—calling its leaders "cowards" who were "scared of Pakistan's nuclear power."

13 May 2024

Maldives

Our pilots incapable of flying aircraft given by India: Maldives 

The Maldives military still does not have pilots capable of operating three aircraft donated by India, Defence Minister Ghassan Maumoon has said.

13 May 2024

Amit Shah

'Let's do our duty…': Modi's message to voters 

As polling began in 96 parliamentary constituencies in nine states and one union territory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people to vote in large numbers to strengthen democracy.

11 May 2024

Elections

'Name all Odisha districts': PM Modi dares Odisha CM Patnaik

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a public meeting in Kandhamal, Odisha, on Saturday issued a challenge to the state's Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

11 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

No party harassed to this extent in 75 years: Kejriwal

Standing in front of posters depicting him behind bars, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal delivered his first campaign speech on Saturday.

11 May 2024

Mani Shankar Aiyar

PM Modi reacts to Mani Shankar Aiyar's 'respect Pakistan' remark

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has come under fire from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for remarks he made regarding Pakistan's nuclear capability.

11 May 2024

Sharad Pawar

'Join NDA': PM Modi advises Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) founder Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray to join the Bhartiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

11 May 2024

China

New Chinese envoy says 'ready to work with India'

China's newly appointed envoy to India, Xu Feihong, said Beijing is ready to work with India to "accommodate" each other's concerns and find a mutually acceptable solution to "specific issues" through dialogue.

10 May 2024

Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge responds after Modi claims industrialists gave Congress 'tempo-filled' cash

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge has responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's accusations that the Congress received "tempo loads of black money" from industrialists "Adani and Ambani."

10 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

'Modi won't be PM after 2024 Lok Sabha elections': Rahul 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Friday, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not become the prime minister of the country after 2024 Lok Sabha elections.