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14 May 2021


Modi releases Rs. 20,000 crore to farmers' accounts under PM-KISAN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the eighth installment of financial benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme via video conferencing on Friday.

13 May 2021

Rahul Gandhi

PM missing along with vaccines, oxygen, medicines: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi launched an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, alleging that he is missing along with vaccines, oxygen, and medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what remains is the Central Vista project and the PM's photos.

09 May 2021


Modi government's actions 'inexcusable': Lancet criticizes India's handling of COVID-19

The Indian government must pursue a two-pronged strategy to address the COVID-19 pandemic, including the rationalization and speedy implementation of a "botched vaccination campaign," the medical journal The Lancet said Saturday.

08 May 2021

Uddhav Thackeray

PM dials 4 Chief Ministers to discuss the COVID-19 situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke with four Chief Ministers on separate phone calls to discuss the coronavirus situation in their states, reports say.

07 May 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi writes to Modi; lists suggestions on COVID-19

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday wrote a second letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the "uncontrollable spread" of COVID-19 in India and requested the Centre to consider four "urgent" suggestions.

04 May 2021


PM Modi, Boris Johnson to boost trade during virtual summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson will hold a virtual summit today.

02 May 2021


Coronavirus: As infections break records, scientists say government ignored warnings

Indian officials had been warned about a more contagious variant of the coronavirus in March, scientific advisers reportedly said.

02 May 2021


Final-year medical students may be called for COVID-19 duty: Report

Final-year medical students may reportedly be called in to treat COVID-19 patients as India faces a dreadful second wave of infections.

29 Apr 2021


Facebook hides anti-Modi hashtag 'by mistake': Details here

Facebook claims to have had a case of accidental censorship on its hands. The social media platform was accused of censorship when Twitter users began sharing screenshots that showed how Facebook hid posts calling for the resignation of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

29 Apr 2021


People spend sleepless night as 18 aftershocks rock Assam

People spent a sleepless night as a series of aftershocks continued to shake Assam, following the strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake causing extensive damage.

27 Apr 2021


Narendra Modi's aunt dies during COVID-19 treatment

Narmadaben Modi, the aunt of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died of COVID-19 while undergoing treatment for the viral disease in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She was 80 years old.

27 Apr 2021

United Kingdom

Coronavirus: Biden talks with Modi; vital supplies arrive from UK

As a catastrophic wave of coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in India, valuable partners of the country have pledged support.

26 Apr 2021

Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher gets trolled for 'Aayega to Modi Hi' tweet

The Narendra Modi-led government is being slammed for administrative failure in dealing with the second wave of the pandemic.

26 Apr 2021

Bipin Rawat

Armed forces recall retired medical staff to work

All medical personnel of the armed forces who have retired or have taken pre-mature retirement in the last two years are being recalled to work in COVID-19 facilities within proximity of their present place of residence, the government said on Monday.

26 Apr 2021


Centre shirks responsibility, wants states, companies to import vaccines: Report

As vaccinations emerge as India's biggest hope against a disastrous second coronavirus wave, a Reuters report has claimed that the federal government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, would not import foreign-made vaccines, but wants states and companies to do so.

25 Apr 2021

Mann Ki Baat

#MannkiBaat: Don't believe rumors, misinformation on COVID, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 76th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

23 Apr 2021


5kg free ration under Garib Kalyan Yojana for 2 months

The central government on Friday announced that it will provide 5 kg free food grains to millions of poor people for the next two months.

23 Apr 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

PM Modi rebukes Kejriwal for breaking protocol during coronavirus meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pulled up Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for breaking the protocol during an important meeting on the raging coronavirus crisis.

23 Apr 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Whom should I talk to about oxygen: Kejriwal asks Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi whom he should contact in the central government about the massive oxygen shortage that has crippled the hospitals in the National Capital.

22 Apr 2021

Mamata Banerjee

Modi cancels Bengal poll visit tomorrow; to chair COVID-19 meetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the cancellation of his visit to poll-bound West Bengal on Friday in light of the COVID-19 situation in the state.

22 Apr 2021


Coronavirus: Modi chairs key meeting on oxygen availability amid shortage

Amid reports of shortage in the oxygen supply across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review the situation.

20 Apr 2021


Coronavirus: We need to save India from lockdown, says Modi

As India witnesses a brutal second wave of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the nation.

19 Apr 2021

Manmohan Singh

Harsh Vardhan replies to Manmohan Singh's letter to PM Modi

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Monday replied to the letter that former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh had written to his successor, PM Narendra Modi, on the raging coronavirus crisis.

19 Apr 2021


PM Modi holds meeting as India battles second COVID-19 wave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an important meeting today to review the coronavirus situation in the country, which is deteriorating with each passing day.

18 Apr 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal seeks Modi's help for hospital beds, oxygen in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking help with the enhanced supply of oxygen and beds for COVID-19 patients in the national capital.

17 Apr 2021

Farmers Protest

Resume talks with farmers: Haryana Deputy CM urges PM Modi

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to resume talks with the farmers protesting the Centre's three farm laws.

17 Apr 2021


As coronavirus batters India, Modi wants Kumbh to be symbolic

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi put out two tweets regarding the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, where coronavirus-linked guidelines have gone for a toss.

16 Apr 2021


States, Opposition leaders urge Centre to start free foodgrain scheme

Amid a raging second wave of coronavirus, at least three state governments and several Opposition leaders have urged the federal government to start a free foodgrain scheme, similar to the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), which began last year when the pandemic first unsettled India.

16 Apr 2021


Maharashtra institute gets nod to produce COVAXIN; Thackeray thanks Modi

The Central government has allowed the Maharashtra government-owned Haffkine Institute to manufacture COVAXIN, the coronavirus vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

CBSE Class XII Board exams postponed, Class X exams canceled

The board exams of Class X, due to be held between May 4 and June 14, have been canceled, while that of Class XII have been postponed, in view of the explosion of coronavirus cases that India is battling with, currently.

11 Apr 2021


Amid coronavirus spike, four-day-long 'Tika Utsav' begins today

A four-day-long Tika Utsav is being organized in India to vaccinate as many eligible people as possible against coronavirus.

10 Apr 2021

Mamata Banerjee

BJP, TMC spar over Cooch Behar deaths; PM blames Banerjee

After the fourth phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal was mired in violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress party.

10 Apr 2021

West Bengal

'Modi is hugely popular,' admits Prashant Kishor in viral clips

On Saturday, just as the fourth phase of Assembly elections started in West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Amit Malviya shared clips of Prashant Kishor, the election strategist for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, wherein he admitted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is highly popular.

08 Apr 2021


Testing key to contain COVID-19 second wave: Modi tells CMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a meeting with Chief Ministers to review the COVID-19 situation in India.

PM Modi gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the second dose of coronavirus vaccine, over a month after he took the first shot.

07 Apr 2021


On World Health Day, PM urges people to fight COVID-19

On the occasion of World Health Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged people to focus on fighting COVID-19 by taking all precautions, including wearing a mask, regularly washing hands, and following other protocols.

02 Apr 2021


Bangladesh teen arrested for mocking Modi, Sheikh Hasina in video

A teenager in Bangladesh was held for making a music video mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.

01 Apr 2021


People in Assam have shown Congress-led alliance 'red card': PM

Drawing a football analogy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday claimed the people of Assam have shown the "red card" to the Congress-led Grand Alliance in the state.

01 Apr 2021


Rajinikanth awarded the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award; PM congratulates 'Thalaiva'

The 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award has been conferred upon superstar Rajinikanth.

28 Mar 2021

Mann Ki Baat

#MannkiBaat: Modi suggests adopting farming alternatives to increase income

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 75th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.