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PM Modi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar meet in Delhi

17 Jul 2021

PM Modi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar meet in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar today met at the former's residence in New Delhi.

PM Modi to inaugurate major development projects in Gujarat today

16 Jul 2021

PM Modi to inaugurate major development projects in Gujarat today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to virtually inaugurate several railway and development projects in Gujarat today.

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

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.

COVID-19: Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs. 2cr, but not to PM-CARES

10 May 2021

COVID-19: Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs. 2cr, but not to PM-CARES

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs. 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur COVID-19 care facility at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in Delhi.

Tunnels will link PM, VP's houses with new Parliament building

04 Mar 2021

Tunnels will link PM, VP's houses with new Parliament building

The new Parliament building, one of the most ambitious projects of the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime, will have underground tunnels, connecting it with the residences of the Prime Minister, the Vice-President, as well as chambers of Members of Parliament (MPs), TOI reported on Thursday.

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

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.

Mario Draghi sworn in as new Prime Minister of Italy

13 Feb 2021

Mario Draghi sworn in as new Prime Minister of Italy

Mario Draghi has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Italy on Saturday after forming a national unity government tasked to help the country tackle and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic-induced crisis and economic slump.

Offer to suspend farm-laws for 18 months stands: PM Modi

30 Jan 2021

Offer to suspend farm-laws for 18 months stands: PM Modi

Addressing an all-party meeting on Saturday, PM Narendra Modi reiterated the Centre stands by the offer made by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers to suspend the three new farm laws for 18 months.

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

23 Jan 2021

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon to take part in the Parakram Diwas celebrations to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

30 Dec 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

More than four months after taking charge of the mysterious death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that it is probing all aspects of the case and nothing has been ruled out yet.

Farmers protest: Punjab lawyer dies by suicide, note mentions PM

28 Dec 2020

Farmers protest: Punjab lawyer dies by suicide, note mentions PM

A lawyer from Punjab allegedly ended his life on Sunday to raise an objection against three new agricultural reforms that have sparked a massive agitation on the outskirts of Delhi.

Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre

26 Dec 2020

Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre

As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.

Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

26 Dec 2020

Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

The farmers camping at the borders of Delhi have indicated they are prepared for a long haul while adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday was an attempt to "divide and mislead them."

Yogi Adityanath blames opposition for provoking and misleading farmers

23 Dec 2020

Yogi Adityanath blames opposition for provoking and misleading farmers

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the continuation of farmers' protests despite the government's attempts to clear their apprehensions on the new agriculture laws, shows they are being "provoked and misled" by the opposition.

Serum seeks emergency use approval for Oxford's coronavirus vaccine

07 Dec 2020

Serum seeks emergency use approval for Oxford's coronavirus vaccine

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought emergency use authorization from Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for the coronavirus vaccine, which is developed by the University of Oxford and the British-pharma giant AstraZeneca, multiple reports said.

Wajid Khan's wife opens up on being forced to convert

30 Nov 2020

Wajid Khan's wife opens up on being forced to convert

Amid the ongoing debate around the Anti-Conversion law, wife of late musician Wajid Khan has come forward to share her experience of being married outside her religion.

Foreign women strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar promises investigation

28 Oct 2020

Foreign women strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar promises investigation

Days after the invasive examination of women at Doha Airport triggered global headlines and threatened Qatar's diplomatic relationship with Australia, the Arab country has promised an investigation, reports said on Wednesday.

After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

26 Oct 2020

After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

During his Dussehra speech on Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in a veiled attack on actor Kangana Ranaut, said that she has not only slandered Mumbai, its police but also Maharashtra's sons.

Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre

26 Oct 2020

Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre

Uddhav Thackeray, the disgruntled former ally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), launched a sharp attack on the Centre on Sunday, saying that the GST system has failed and it should either be amended, or the old system should be brought back.

Need concrete solutions for COVID-19, not speeches: Congress on Modi

20 Oct 2020

Need concrete solutions for COVID-19, not speeches: Congress on Modi

The Indian National Congress on Tuesday urged the Prime Minister to come up with concrete solutions for the COVID-19 crisis instead of giving "plain speeches."

Kangana Ranaut booked over controversial tweet against farmers' agitation

14 Oct 2020

Kangana Ranaut booked over controversial tweet against farmers' agitation

An FIR has been filed against Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for her controversial opinion on the farmers' agitation, which was sparked after the Centre introduced three farm Bills.

'83' to release this Christmas, 'Sooryavanshi' pushed to 2021

12 Oct 2020

'83' to release this Christmas, 'Sooryavanshi' pushed to 2021

Ranveer Singh-starrer sports-drama 83 is all set to hit the theaters around Christmas this year, while Akshay Kumar's much-awaited Sooryavanshi will be pushed to early next year.

'PM Narendra Modi' to re-release in theaters on October 15

10 Oct 2020

'PM Narendra Modi' to re-release in theaters on October 15

Vivek Oberoi-starrer PM Narendra Modi, a biopic on the current Prime Minister of India, is set to become one of the first Bollywood films to hit theaters as movie halls reopen across the country.

Boeing 777 'Air India One': All you need to know

01 Oct 2020

Boeing 777 'Air India One': All you need to know

The first of two custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, arrived in Delhi on Thursday.

First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today

01 Oct 2020

First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today

The first of the two VVIP custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, will arrive on Thursday.

Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait's ruler who tried healing Gulf rifts, dies

29 Sep 2020

Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait's ruler who tried healing Gulf rifts, dies

Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah died on Thursday, the royal court announced in a televised statement. He was 91 years old.

Yoshihide Suga to succeed Shinzo Abe as Japan's Prime Minister

14 Sep 2020

Yoshihide Suga to succeed Shinzo Abe as Japan's Prime Minister

Yoshihide Suga (71) is set to become the next Prime Minister of Japan after the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) elected him as the new head.

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

03 Sep 2020

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.

Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi for major reforms in civil service

02 Sep 2020

Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi for major reforms in civil service

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Mission Karmayogi, a scheme designed to bring post-recruitment reforms in civil services.

PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

24 Aug 2020

PM-CARES to fund two coronavirus hospitals in Bihar, opposition unhappy

In a development that has taken political undertones in poll-bound Bihar, Prime Minister's Office on Monday tweeted that the PM-CARES Fund, short for Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, will finance two dedicated coronavirus hospitals in the state.

'This is not Gandhi's India,' says NC chief Farooq Abdullah

21 Aug 2020

'This is not Gandhi's India,' says NC chief Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu & Kashmir CM and National Conference chief, Farooq Abdullah, said his party won't remain silent on the abrogation of Article 370, stripping the erstwhile state of its special status in August last year.

RaGa never missed opportunity to weaken COVID-19 fight: Union Minister

18 Aug 2020

RaGa never missed opportunity to weaken COVID-19 fight: Union Minister

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the PM-CARES (Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund.

Parliament gears up for monsoon session amid coronavirus outbreak

16 Aug 2020

Parliament gears up for monsoon session amid coronavirus outbreak

Even as the coronavirus outbreak has shown no signs of letting up in India, preparations are underway for the Parliament's upcoming monsoon session.

Intelligence suggests terror strike on Independence Day, Delhi on alert

14 Aug 2020

Intelligence suggests terror strike on Independence Day, Delhi on alert

Delhi is on high alert as reports of a possible terror strike in Delhi within the next few days have surfaced.

BJP blocks Parliament panel review of PM-CARES Fund

11 Jul 2020

BJP blocks Parliament panel review of PM-CARES Fund

The Centre's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the PM-CARES Fund will most likely not be scrutinized by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blocked a move regarding the same on Friday.

Controversy being created on Modi's remarks at all-party meet: PMO

20 Jun 2020

Controversy being created on Modi's remarks at all-party meet: PMO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese forces are being given a "mischievous interpretation," the PM's office said in a statement on Saturday.

Galwan Valley: What is its strategic importance for India, China?

20 Jun 2020

Galwan Valley: What is its strategic importance for India, China?

The showdown in Galwan Valley has angered India, for the sheer brutality with which Indian soldiers were attacked; piqued global interest, as two nuclear-armed neighbors have escalated tensions; and sparked a narrative war.

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

19 Jun 2020

Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

In a worrisome development, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has revealed that all levels of the government as well as its private sector, including businesses providing essential services, are facing sophisticated state-sponsored cyber attacks.

Australia could stage India Test series in presence of spectators

12 Jun 2020

Australia could stage India Test series in presence of spectators

The upcoming Test series between India and Australia could be held in the presence of spectators.

Akshay Kumar only Indian on 2020 Forbes highest-paid celebrities list

05 Jun 2020

Akshay Kumar only Indian on 2020 Forbes highest-paid celebrities list

The 2020 Forbes list of world's 100 highest-paid celebrities is out.