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23 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

28-year-old walking from Srinagar with hopes to meet PM Modi

Fahim Nazir Shah is walking to Delhi from Srinagar, hoping that his around 815-km journey will get the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he'll get an opportunity to meet him.

21 Aug 2021


Lucknow: Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passes away at 89

Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and a former Governor of Rajasthan, Kalyan Singh, passed away on Saturday. He was 89 years old.

20 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi's farsighted policies helped build modern India: Rahul Gandhi

Congress on Friday paid rich tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his 77th birth anniversary, with Rahul Gandhi saying that the former prime minister was a man with a tremendous vision, whose farsighted policies helped build modern India.

17 Aug 2021


Modi chairs Cabinet meet on Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sat down to chair a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) over the troubling developments in Afghanistan.

17 Aug 2021

Tokyo Paralympics

'You are all winners': PM Modi tells Tokyo-bound para athletes

"You are all winners and role models," Prime Minister Narendra Modi told India's top para-athletes, who are set to compete in the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics.

17 Aug 2021


Stop RT-PCR tests of vaccinated travelers, Assam MP urges PM

A Rajya Sabha member and Congress MP Ripun Bora in a letter appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to stop COVID-19 tests of fully vaccinated travelers in Assam, saying such a step is nothing but a "wastage of resources" and "harassment of people."

16 Aug 2021


Congress: No plan in place to evacuate Indians from Afghanistan

With the Taliban taking over Afghanistan, Congress on Monday asked the Modi government to wake up from its slumber and protect Indians in the strife-torn country.

16 Aug 2021

PV Sindhu

PM Modi meets with Indian Olympians back from Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hosted the Olympic-returned Indian athletes for breakfast at his residence, a day after lauding their memorable performance at the Tokyo Games from the ramparts of the Red Fort.

15 Aug 2021

Red Fort

'Sabka Vikas, Sabka Prayaas,' says PM Modi on 75th I-Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation from the Red Fort in New Delhi to mark India's 75th Independence Day.

14 Aug 2021

Independence Day

Home Ministry notifies August 14 as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued a notification declaring that August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day to salute those who sacrificed their lives during the country's partition, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement to this effect.

13 Aug 2021

Government of India

PM Modi launches Vehicle Scrappage Policy. Here are key features

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the National Vehicle Scrappage Policy, aiming to phase out unfit and polluting vehicles.

12 Aug 2021

Shashi Tharoor

Congress leaders', party's official Twitter accounts locked; party slams Modi

The Indian National Congress on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Twitter accounts of the party and several of its leaders were locked.

Pakistan: Minorities tense as 8 temples attacked in 18 months

Attacks on minority communities have been on the rise in Pakistan, making life fearful and troublesome for the Hindu community in the country.

11 Aug 2021

Himachal Pradesh

11 dead, 50 feared trapped in Himachal Pradesh landslide

Eleven people have died and 50-60 others are feared trapped after a massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district this afternoon.

11 Aug 2021

Prime Minister

PM Modi to interact with woman self-help groups on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in Atmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad (interaction with self-reliant women) and speak with woman self-help groups promoted under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) on Thursday via video conferencing.

PM Modi launches Ujjwala 2.0 for providing free LPG connections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched Ujjwala 2.0 -- the second phase of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) -- by handing over LPG connections in Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh and said his government's aim is to ensure that benefit of the country's resources reach all.

09 Aug 2021


'We must save our maritime environment,' says Modi at UNSC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a United Nations Security Council open debate, becoming the first Indian PM to achieve the feat.

09 Aug 2021

Shiv Sena

Renaming Khel Ratna Award was a political game: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday claimed the Centre's decision to rename the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award after Indian hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand was not the people's wish, but a "political game."

09 Aug 2021

Narendra Singh Tomar

PM transfers about Rs. 19,500 crore to over 9.75cr farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday virtually transferred about Rs. 19,500 crore to over 9.75 crore beneficiaries farmers under the government's PM-KISAN scheme.

09 Aug 2021


Quit India day: Martyrs remembered at Mumbai's August Kranti Maidan

Tributes were paid to martyrs on Monday at an event held at the August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai to mark the 79th anniversary of the Quit India movement.

Parliament: Opposition leaders meet; key bills to be moved today

The ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament, which has been marred by Opposition protests, enters its final week today.

'Listen to us': Opposition to Modi before Parliament Session concludes

Just one week before the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament concludes, the Opposition said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should attend the proceedings and listen to their demands.

07 Aug 2021

Farmers Protest

Modi to hold 3-day meet to plan remaining 3 years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a key three-day meeting with his council of Ministers to plan for the remaining three years of his government's term, sources in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told the media.

05 Aug 2021


PM Modi, sporting fraternity hail men's hockey team's Olympic success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led the nation in hailing and celebrating the Indian men's hockey team's historic bronze medal-winning feat at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, saying the day will be etched in the memory of every Indian.

03 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Parliament protests: PM Modi says Opposition insulting democracy, Constitution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at the Opposition for not allowing the Parliament to function.

03 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi, Opposition leaders cycle to Parliament protesting fuel prices

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi today led a breakfast meeting of Opposition leaders to discuss a joint strategy against the central government in the Parliament.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What's the e-RUPI system and how does it work?

Accelerating the transition to a digital financial ecosystem in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the e-RUPI digital payment system today.

31 Jul 2021

Union Cabinet

Ahead of elections, new ministers to embark on three-day yatra

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gearing up for its upcoming three-day-long Jan Ashirwad Yatra, which will see newly-inducted ministers being paraded across states to introduce them to the public.

27% OBC reservation, 10% EWS in medical courses: Modi

The central government on Thursday approved fresh reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) under the All India Quota (AIQ) scheme for medical and dental courses.

29 Jul 2021


Gujarat: Video showing hundreds of blackbucks crossing road goes viral

A video showing hundreds of blackbucks crossing a road in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district has gone viral on social media platforms, and the spectacle drew praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

28 Jul 2021

Lok Sabha

Modi inserted Pegasus in phones; hit democracy's soul: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday fired a fresh salvo at the Narendra Modi government over the Pegasus scandal.

28 Jul 2021

Mamata Banerjee

'Anybody can lead, wouldn't impose opinion': Mamata on Opposition coalition

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that Opposition parties should unite against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in view of the 2024 Indian general elections.

28 Jul 2021

Yogi Adityanath

18 laborers, sleeping on road, killed in accident in UP

At least 18 people were killed and several others got injured in a devastating road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district last night.

27 Jul 2021

West Bengal

After meeting Modi, Mamata asks for all-party meeting on Pegasus

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi.

27 Jul 2021

Farmers Protest

PM Modi asks MPs to expose Opposition over Parliament ruckus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the Congress and other Opposition parties for not allowing the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament to function.

26 Jul 2021

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee sets up inquiry panel to probe Pegasus scandal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday ordered a formal investigation into the Pegasus snooping scandal in the state.

26 Jul 2021

Himachal Pradesh

Doctor tweeted this picture moments before dying in Himachal landslide

Deepa Sharma, an Ayurveda doctor from Jaipur, had tweeted a lovely picture from her Himachal Pradesh trip on Sunday afternoon.

25 Jul 2021

Kargil War

#MannkiBaat: Modi asks India to cheer for Tokyo Olympics athletes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 79th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

24 Jul 2021


Over 70 dead as rains continue to batter Maharashtra

More than 73 people have died in the past two days as unprecedented rains continue to batter parts of Maharashtra.

23 Jul 2021


Kerala's 'oldest learner' Bhageerathi Amma dies at 107

Kerala's oldest learner Bhageerathi Amma, who passed the literacy examination at the age of 105 two years ago and won the praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has died, family sources said.