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.

#ModiatUN: India to restore 2.6cr hectare degraded land by 2030

15 Jun 2021

#ModiatUN: India to restore 2.6cr hectare degraded land by 2030

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said that India is looking to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030.

13 Jun 2021

India G7's natural ally in defending democratic values: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is a natural ally of the G7 (Group of Seven) in defending democratic values from the threats of authoritarianism, terrorism, disinformation, and economic coercion.

13 Jun 2021

'One Earth, One Health'; Modi thanks G7 for COVID-19 support

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday participated in the first outreach session of the G7 Summit.

12 Jun 2021

Private hospitals used only 17% COVID-19 vaccine doses in May

Even as India continues to report a serious shortage of coronavirus vaccines, government data shows that only 17 percent of the available doses were administered by private hospitals last month, reported NDTV.

11 Jun 2021

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi amid friction in UP BJP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's residence in Delhi.

11 Jun 2021

Unplanned vaccination can promote mutant strains, experts tell PM Modi

A mass and unplanned vaccination can lead to the emergence of mutated strains of the coronavirus, a group of public health experts have told Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reported PTI.

10 Jun 2021

Yogi's meeting with Amit Shah amid pre-election anxiety in UP

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early next year, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi.

09 Jun 2021

No work, haven't paid half of last year's tax: Kangana

Kangana Ranaut recently revealed that she has not been able to pay "half of my last year's tax yet," because of "no work."

08 Jun 2021

'I was wrong': Chidambaram withdraws statement on Centre's vaccine policy

Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram today withdrew his comments criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the central government's shift in vaccination policy.

08 Jun 2021

Free vaccines; on-site registration: Centre revises COVID-19 vaccination policy

The central government on Tuesday issued revised guidelines for its COVID-19 vaccination policy.

07 Jun 2021

Central government to give free vaccines to states: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation, speaking on the COVID-19 situation and the vaccination policy in the country.

07 Jun 2021

IMA seeks Modi's intervention over attacks on doctors, misinformation campaigns

In the wake of attacks on several doctors, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his personal intervention to ensure "optimum milieu" for medical professionals in India so they can work without fear.

07 Jun 2021

PM Modi to address nation at 5:00pm today: Details here

PM Narendra Modi is set to address the nation on Monday at 5:00pm where he is expected to speak on the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country as well as the vaccination drive.

06 Jun 2021

Delhi: Kejriwal seeks Modi's approval for doorstep ration delivery

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the doorstep delivery of ration in the national capital.

04 Jun 2021

Man threatens to kill PM in hopes of getting jailed

A 22-year-old man was arrested from northeast Delhi's Khajuri Khas area after he called the Police Control Room (PCR) and allegedly threatened to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said on Friday.

01 Jun 2021

CBSE Class XII board examinations canceled due to COVID-19

The central government on Tuesday decided to cancel the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII board examinations.

01 Jun 2021

Retired Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay appointed Mamata's chief advisor

Escalating a feud between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Alapan Bandyopadhyay was appointed as the formers' chief advisor.

31 May 2021

West Bengal Chief Secretary quits amid Mamata-Modi row

Alapan Bandyopadhyay has quit as West Bengal Chief Secretary and will now serve as Chief Adviser to the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced today.

30 May 2021

#MannkiBaat: Modi praises India's COVID-19 response; 'oxygen production increased 10-fold'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 77th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

29 May 2021

Free education, health insurance for children orphaned by COVID-19: PM

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the "PM-CARES for Children" scheme to provide a number of benefits to support kids who lost both parents or guardians due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 May 2021

'Don't insult me': Mamata Banerjee on PM Modi meeting row

Hitting back strongly at PM Narendra Modi's government Saturday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accused his office of humiliating her and spreading fake, one-sided news over her meeting with him to review the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas in the state.

29 May 2021

PM Modi-Mamata Banerjee meet row: Centre recalls WB Chief Secretary

The Centre issued an order Friday to recall West Bengal's Chief Secretary, Alapan Bandyopadhyay, directing him to report to the central government's Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on Monday.

28 May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi meets Mamata Banerjee, announces compensation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, where she submitted a preliminary report on the damages caused by the recent Cyclone Yaas.

27 May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi to visit West Bengal, Odisha tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Odisha and West Bengal tomorrow to review the impact of Cyclone Yaas in the two states.

26 May 2021

IMA Uttarakhand sends Rs. 1,000 crore defamation notice to Ramdev

The Indian Medical Association's Uttarakhand unit has sent a defamation notice to Yoga guru Ramdev for his remarks about allopathic medicine, reports say.

24 May 2021

Company seeks Modi's permission for $500bn investment in bizarre ad

A company, purportedly based in the United States, has approached the Narendra Modi government with a proposal to invest $500 billion in infrastructural projects in India.

20 May 2021

PM's COVID-19 meeting with CMs super flop, insulting: Mamata

Alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Chief Ministers on the COVID-19 situation was a super flop, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that she along with her counterparts of many states were not allowed to speak, which was akin to insulting them.

19 May 2021

Over 500 prominent citizens write to PM regarding COVID-19 vaccines

Over 500 prominent public health practitioners, doctors, economists, workers unions, and human rights groups have appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that the COVID-19 vaccines reach the vulnerable and ramping up manufacturing to address shortages.

18 May 2021

Congress-created toolkit calls new COVID-19 variant 'Modi strain,' alleges BJP

Hitting out at the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday shared what it claimed is a toolkit allegedly created by the opposition party to defame PM Narendra Modi.

18 May 2021

Making constant efforts to increase vaccine supply in India: Modi

As many Indian states face an acute vaccine shortage amid the devastating second COVID-19 wave, PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured the Centre is making continuous efforts to increase the vaccine supply in India on a large scale.

17 May 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: Several dead; PM speaks to Goa, Gujarat CMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called up the Chief Ministers of Gujarat, Goa, and the Lieutenant Governor of Daman and Diu to discuss preparations as the monstrous Cyclone Tauktae continues to wreak havoc in these regions.

15 May 2021

Delhi Police arrests 15 over posters critical of PM Modi

The Delhi Police has arrested 15 people and registered 17 First Information Reports (FIRs) over posters critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Press Trust of India reported today.

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

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

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 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.

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