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26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

India marks 74th Republic Day, first parade on Kartavya Path

For the first time, India will mark its 74th Republic Day today with a grand parade on Kartavya Path, the revamped colonial-era ceremonial boulevard previously called the Rajpath.

Students detained as BBC documentary screening announced in Jamia Millia

After students belonging to the left-wing Students Federation of India (SFI) announced the screening of the banned BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, the police detained over a dozen students allegedly for creating a ruckus outside the campus.

25 Jan 2023


PM Modi, El-Sisi discuss trade, defense ties amid global concerns 

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday amid the changing global dynamics following the Russia-Ukraine war and COVID-19 pandemic, ANI reported.

25 Jan 2023


2002 Gujarat riots: 22 accused of killing 17 Muslims acquitted

A Gujarat court acquitted 22 persons accused of killing 17 Muslims during the riots in 2002 due to a "lack of evidence," PTI reported.

25 Jan 2023

AK Antony

AK Antony's son quits Congress citing post on BBC documentary

After facing bitter criticism for opposing the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Anil K Antony, son of former Union minister and senior Congress leader AK Antony, announced his resignation from the grand old party.

25 Jan 2023


JNU: Blackout, stone-pelting at students screening BBC documentary on Modi

A group of students screening the banned BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Tuesday alleged they were met with an administration-sponsored blackout and then stone pelting.

24 Jan 2023


BBC Modi documentary: Congress, CPI(M) wing announce screenings in Kerala

A fresh controversy around the BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi, titled India: The Modi Question, was triggered in Kerala after several political groups decided to screen the controversial documentary in the state.

Not familiar with BBC's Modi documentary, but shared values: US

US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said he was unaware of the controversial BBC docu-series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a press briefing on Monday.

23 Jan 2023


Ladakh: Sonam Wangchuk to launch hunger strike demanding constitutional safeguards

Ladakh-based engineer and innovator Sonam Wangchuk—whose life inspired the character of Phunshuk Wangdu in the Bollywood blockbuster 3 Idiots—urged PM Narendra Modi to ensure environmental protection from unchecked industrial and commercial expansion in Ladakh.

23 Jan 2023

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari to step down: Details here

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari on Monday announced that he would step down from the position soon.

23 Jan 2023


BBC Modi documentary: Opposition slams 'censorship'; shares alternative documentary links

Tearing into the central government, Opposition leaders have slammed it over the removal of the BBC docu-series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi from YouTube and Twitter.

23 Jan 2023

Amit Shah

21 Andaman & Nicobar islands named after Param Vir Chakra-awardees

On the occasion of Parakram Diwas, commemorating Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary, PM Narendra Modi on Monday named the 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands after Param Vir Chakra awardees.

India blocks videos, tweets of BBC documentary on PM Modi 

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) directed to block of YouTube videos linked to the BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi, ANI reported quoting sources.

19 Jan 2023


BBC documentary on PM Modi propaganda, continues colonial mindset: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday slammed the BBC documentary series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling it a propaganda piece furthering the colonial mindset which shouldn't be dignified with a response.

Don't make unnecessary remarks: Modi tells BJP amid 'Pathaan' controversy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers on Tuesday to refrain from passing unnecessary remarks on irrelevant topics like movies, reported news agency PTI.

BJP chief JP Nadda's tenure extended till 2024 LS polls

JP Nadda's tenure as the national president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been extended until June 2024.

16 Jan 2023


Ganga Vilas cruise stuck in Bihar on Day 3: Reports

The luxury river cruise ship—MV Ganga Vilas—inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week is stuck in Bihar's Chhapra, ANI reported.

Delhi: BJP National Executive meeting begins, PM Modi's roadshow today

A two-day meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) National Executive began at NDMC Convention Centre, Delhi, on Monday.

15 Jan 2023

Vande Bharat Express

Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express between Telangana and Andhra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually flagged off another new Vande Bharat Express connecting Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to Telangana's Secunderabad on Sunday.

15 Jan 2023

Army Day

In a first, Army Day parade moves out of Delhi 

The Army Day parade, traditionally held in Delhi, has been moved to Bengaluru in Karnataka on Sunday.

14 Jan 2023

Rashtriya Janata Dal

RJD poster uses Ravana analogy for PM Modi; BJP reacts 

A fresh controversy erupted between Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar after a poster—which compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to two mythological characters Ravana and Kansa—appeared outside the house of RJD leader Rabri Devi.

13 Jan 2023

Budget Session

Budget session of Parliament from January 31 to April 6

The Budget Session 2023 of Parliament will commence on January 31 and continue till April 6, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi informed on Friday.

13 Jan 2023


Modi flags off world's longest river cruise MV Ganga Vilas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the world's longest river cruise, 'MV Ganga Vilas' from Varanasi.

05 Jan 2023

Amit Shah

Eyeing 2024 polls, Amit Shah announces Ram Mandir opening date

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that the 'Ram Mandir' in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, will open on January 1, 2024.

01 Jan 2023

Nitish Kumar

'What has new father of nation done?' Nitish questions Modi

Janta Dal (United) (JDU) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and questioned what the "new father" of the "new India" had done so far for the country.

31 Dec 2022

S Jaishankar

India wants good neighborly relations with Pakistan, China: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar sent a stern message to China and Pakistan during his interaction with the Indian community in Cyprus on Friday.

30 Dec 2022


PM Modi shared emotional bond with 'ever-supporting' mother Heeraben

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his brothers performed the last rites of mother Heeraben in Gujarat's Gandhinagar on Friday morning in the presence of other family members.

30 Dec 2022

Vande Bharat Express

After performing Heeraben's cremation, PM virtually launches Vande Bharat Express 

Just hours after performing his mother Heeraben's last rites in Gujarat's Gandhinagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Raj Bhavan in Ahmedabad to virtually flag off West Bengal's first Vande Bharat Express connecting New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Howrah on Friday morning.

30 Dec 2022


Gandhinagar: Heeraben cremated; PM Modi performs last rites

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben was cremated by her sons at Sector 30 of Gujarat's Gandhinagar on Friday morning in the presence of other family members.

30 Dec 2022


PM Modi's mother Heeraben passes away aged 99

Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, passed away aged 99 at the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Friday.

29 Dec 2022


Tunisha Sharma death case: Kangana Ranaut demands stringent polygamy law

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has reacted to Tunisha Sharma's death who was found dead on the sets of her television show Ali Baba: Dastaan-e-Kabul on Saturday (December 24).

28 Dec 2022


PM Modi reaches Ahmedabad to meet mother Heeraben in hospital  

Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been hospitalized in Ahmadabad, Gujarat after her health deteriorated on Tuesday night, NDTV reported.

25 Dec 2022

Central Government

Amid COVID-19 scare, Centre issues readiness alert for states, UTs

The Centre has issued fresh instructions to states and union territories to undertake mock COVID-19 preparation and response drills at health facilities.

24 Dec 2022


Omicron BF.7 subvariant to have little impact on India: Experts

Amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BF.7 in China, Indian scientists urged the Centre to bust the misleading information and communicate better about it.

23 Dec 2022

COVID-19 India

Here's how states are gearing up for possible COVID-19 outbreak

Amid concerns over the spread of the new COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BF.7 that reportedly triggered a new wave of cases in China, several states are ramping up testing, ordering local authorities to be vigilant and recommending COVID-appropriate behavior for citizens.

22 Dec 2022


PM chairs high-level COVID-19 meeting, urges wearing masks, increased testing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Thursday to review the COVID-19 situation in India.

19 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Meghalaya: Setback for Congress, senior leader Ampareen Lyngdoh quits

In a major setback to the Congress in Meghalaya ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections, senior party leader and MLA Dr. Ampareen Lyngdoh has quit the grand old party.

18 Dec 2022


Showed 'red card' to obstacles in development of northeast: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a major boost to the Non-Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Meghalaya on Sunday by praising it for implementing development projects.

18 Dec 2022


Pakistan minister Shazia Marri threatens India with 'nuclear war'

Pakistan minister Shazia Marri on Saturday threatened India with "nuclear war," a day after India slammed Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for his derogatory remarks about PM Narendra Modi after the former referred to him as the "butcher of Gujarat."

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