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.

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

10 Apr 2021

'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.

08 Apr 2021

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

#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'.

26 Mar 2021

Next 25 years crucial for Bangladesh and India, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday participated in the National Day program of Bangladesh in Dhaka in what was his first international trip since the COVID-19 pandemic.

21 Mar 2021

Boris Johnson's April visit to India to unlock opportunities

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson will likely join a new trade pact with India on his visit to the country in April.

20 Mar 2021

PM Modi hits out at Mamata Banerjee at Kharagpur rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a public rally in Kharagpur in poll-bound West Bengal, on Saturday promised "ashol poriborton" (real change) to the people of the state.

18 Mar 2021

PM Modi takes a dig at TMC's 'Khela Hobe' slogan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress party's election slogan - "Khela Hobe" (Let's play).

17 Mar 2021

Need to stop second wave of COVID-19, Modi tells CMs

In a meeting with Chief Ministers on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed the need to contain the "emerging second peak" of COVID-19.

16 Mar 2021

Gujarat riots: SC to hear Jafri's plea on April 13

The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed for hearing on April 13 the plea of Zakia Jafri, wife of slain MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging the Special Investigation Team's (SIT's) clean chit to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots, saying it would not entertain any request of adjournment on the next date.

13 Mar 2021

Quad Summit: India to produce coronavirus vaccines for Indo-Pacific

On Friday evening, United States President Joe Biden, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, attended the historic Quad Summit, albeit virtually, and undertook a massive coronavirus vaccine initiative.

12 Mar 2021

Quad Summit: 'United by democratic values,' says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the first virtual summit of the leaders of the Quad, which includes Australia, India, Japan, and the United States.

12 Mar 2021

Amid Scania row, Congress demands Modi's explanation on BoM fraud

Amid the recent Scania luxury bus row, the Congress party alleged a "nexus" involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi that led to Rs. 836 crore Bank of Maharashtra fraud.

12 Mar 2021

PM Modi launches Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, the government's initiative to mark 75 years of India's Independence.

11 Mar 2021

PM Modi's mother receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother, Heeraben Modi, received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine today, he tweeted this afternoon.

10 Mar 2021

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav: PM requests all MPs to participate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday requested MPs and all public representatives to take part in Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav to mark India's 75 years of Independence, which will start from March 12 in Gujarat's Sabarmati Ashram.

10 Mar 2021

Quad Summit: Modi will meet Biden virtually on March 12

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting newly-elected United States President Joe Biden on March 12, albeit virtually, for the Quad Leaders' Summit, reports confirmed.

09 Mar 2021

'Maitri Setu': Modi, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate India-Bangladesh bridge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday inaugurated the 'Maitri Setu' between India and Bangladesh through video conferencing.

07 Mar 2021

Kolkata rally: Modi takes dig at Mamata; promises 'Sonar Bangla'

Launching the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election campaign in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Kolkata on Sunday.

07 Mar 2021

Bengal election: Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP at Modi's Kolkata rally

Ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, actor and former Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mithun Chakraborty joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday.

06 Mar 2021

PM will chair committee formed to mark 75-years of freedom

On Friday, the government issued a gazette notification announcing the formation of a high-level committee to commemorate 75 years of India's independence on August 15, 2022.

06 Mar 2021

Remove PM Modi's photo from coronavirus vaccination certificates: EC

After the Trinamool Congress (TMC) complained about using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo on coronavirus vaccination certificates, the Election Commission has issued directives.

05 Mar 2021

Gajendra Chauhan to star in movie inspired by Narendra Modi

Another movie inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon hit the silver screens.

01 Mar 2021

PM Modi gets the first shot of coronavirus vaccine

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine, just as the campaign to inoculate those above 60 and above 45 with illnesses started nationwide.

28 Feb 2021

#MannkiBaat: Aatmanirbhar Bharat is national spirit, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 74th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

27 Feb 2021

Use less plastic, more eco-friendly material: PM to toy manufacturers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday exhorted toy manufacturers to use less plastic and more eco-friendly and recyclable material in a bid to increase the share of the domestic industry in the global market.

26 Feb 2021

WHO lauds India for helping over 60 nations with vaccines

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to supporting vaccine equity and sharing COVID-19 vaccines with over 60 countries across the world, hoping that the other nations will follow his example.

24 Feb 2021

Government has 'no business' doing business: Modi on PSU privatization

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the government has "no business" being in business as he pushed for privatization of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs).

24 Feb 2021

Motera cricket ground, world's largest, renamed Narendra Modi Stadium

The newly-refurbished Motera Stadium has been renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium after the Prime Minister.

24 Feb 2021

Gujarat civic poll results prove that people trust us: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday hailed the BJP's spectacular victory in elections to six municipal corporations in Gujarat, terming the results as a reflection of people's trust in policies pursued by the government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

23 Feb 2021

Petrol nears Rs. 91/liter mark in Delhi after latest hike

Petrol price on Tuesday neared the Rs. 91 per liter mark in Delhi and diesel crossed Rs. 81 a liter as fuel prices were hiked again after a two-day pause.

22 Feb 2021

Poll dates for states may be declared by March 7

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hinted that the Election Commission of India (EC) may declare the Assembly election schedule for five poll-bound states and Union Territories in the first week of March.

21 Feb 2021

PM Modi inaugurates BJP national office bearers' meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national office bearers at the NDMC Convention Centre in Delhi.

20 Feb 2021

PM Modi chairs sixth Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired the sixth meeting of the Governing Council of federal policy-making body NITI Aayog through video conferencing attended by the state Chief Ministers, Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories, and other authorities.

18 Feb 2021

PM Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' to be held online

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's annual interaction with students Pariksha Pe Charcha will be held online this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Narendra Modi draws inspiration from MrBeast, and more

It's official, even our supreme leader Narendra Modi is most likely a fan of YouTube philanthropist MrBeast.

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