Mann Ki Baat

Mann Ki Baat is the programme that is hosted by PM Narendra Modi. He addresses the people of the nation via All India Radio, DD News, and DD National. The PM addresses the nation every month on All India Radio. It was started on October 3, 2014 on the occasion of Vijayadashami.

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#MannKiBaat: Victory in battle of COVID-19 certain, says Modi

25 Oct 2020

#MannKiBaat: Victory in battle of COVID-19 certain, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 70th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi focuses on farmers amid criticism over Bills

27 Sep 2020

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi focuses on farmers amid criticism over Bills

As his government faces criticism from the opposition and former allies over three agriculture reform Bills, Prime Minister Narendra Modi used his radio program Mann Ki Baat as an opportunity to address concerns, saying that farmers have only benefited whenever binding laws have been changed.

#MannKiBaat: September to mark 'Nutrition Month'; push for indigenous toys

30 Aug 2020

#MannKiBaat: September to mark 'Nutrition Month'; push for indigenous toys

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 68th episode of his radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

#MannKiBaat: Coronavirus still as lethal as before, says Modi

26 Jul 2020

#MannKiBaat: Coronavirus still as lethal as before, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 67th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

#MannKiBaat: India gave befitting reply to China, says Modi

28 Jun 2020

#MannKiBaat: India gave befitting reply to China, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 66th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi

31 May 2020

#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 65th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs

30 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs

As India nears the end of the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the Centre is preparing guidelines for "Lockdown 5.0."

Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

27 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

The Central government is mulling extending the lockdown for two more weeks after May 31, when the current bout of restrictions will end, News18 said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: 879 dead in India; situation 'improving', says Health Minister

27 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 879 dead in India; situation 'improving', says Health Minister

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 879, while the total number of infections crossed 27,800.

#MannKiBaat: Masks will become the new normal, says Modi

26 Apr 2020

#MannKiBaat: Masks will become the new normal, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Dismissing reports, government says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown

30 Mar 2020

Dismissing reports, government says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown

Discrediting media reports that suggested the 21-day lockdown of the nation will be extended, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Monday said the government, led by BJP, has no such plans.

I apologize for taking harsh steps, but lockdown necessary: Modi

29 Mar 2020

I apologize for taking harsh steps, but lockdown necessary: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday morning addressed the nation through his radio show Mann ki Baat.

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

07 Nov 2019

On Ayodhya, don't make unnecessary comments, Modi tells BJP ministers

No matter what the outcome of sensitive Ayodhya case is, you shall not make unnecessary comments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly told BJP ministers on Wednesday.

PM Modi is inspired by tennis star Medvedev: Here's why

29 Sep 2019

PM Modi is inspired by tennis star Medvedev: Here's why

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducts a radio show on All India Radio (AIR), named 'Mann Ki Baat', where he talks about a host of issues.

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi reveals how he communicated with Bear Grylls

25 Aug 2019

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi reveals how he communicated with Bear Grylls

The one question that Prime Minister Narendra Modi couldn't evade in the past two weeks was- how he conversed with the British star anchor Bear Grylls on Discovery channel's recently-released Man vs. Wild episode, while speaking in Hindi?

PM Modi addresses first 'Mann Ki Baat' after retaining power

30 Jun 2019

PM Modi addresses first 'Mann Ki Baat' after retaining power

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the first episode of his signature 'Mann Ki Baat' radio show after returning to power for his second consecutive term as the Prime Minister.

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

29 Jun 2019

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

At the G20 Summit which concluded in Japan's Osaka on Saturday, world leaders displayed warmth for one another.

Society needs to understand importance of human rights: PM Modi

30 Sep 2018

Society needs to understand importance of human rights: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the importance of human rights and inculcating them into practice, saying it is the very basis of his government's 'Sab ka saath, sab ka vikas' principle.

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi mentions Kerala, triple talaq, Asian games

26 Aug 2018

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi mentions Kerala, triple talaq, Asian games

PM Narendra Modi in the 47th episode of radio show 'Mann Ki Baat' said the nation stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Kerala, congratulated lawmakers on a productive monsoon session.

PM lauds differently-abled CBSE topper on 'Mann Ki Baat'

30 Jul 2018

PM lauds differently-abled CBSE topper on 'Mann Ki Baat'

A differently-abled girl, Anushka Panda (15), from Gurgaon is in seventh heaven after Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned her achievement in his monthly radio program "Mann Ki Baat" yesterday.

#MannKiBaat: Modi talks sports, Jallianwala-Bagh and doctors' contributions, among others

24 Jun 2018

#MannKiBaat: Modi talks sports, Jallianwala-Bagh and doctors' contributions, among others

PM Narendra Modi addressed his 45th Mann Ki Baat today, touching various topics including the 'sportsman spirit' of the Indian cricket team, GST, the significance of doctors, the importance of Yoga, and contributions of Syama Prasad Mookerjee, among others.

Meet Sangeeta Bahl, the oldest Indian-woman to scale Mount Everest

28 May 2018

Meet Sangeeta Bahl, the oldest Indian-woman to scale Mount Everest

On Sunday, Sangeeta Sindhi Bahl, the oldest woman to scale Mount Everest met Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri.

Modi lauds Odisha tea-seller who is educating 70 slum children

27 May 2018

Modi lauds Odisha tea-seller who is educating 70 slum children

A tea-seller in Odisha, DP Rao, was lauded by PM Narendra Modi on his 44th Mann Ki Baat today for being "an inspiration to our society and the whole country."

PM Modi invites youngsters to participate in Swachh Bharat internship

29 Apr 2018

PM Modi invites youngsters to participate in Swachh Bharat internship

On the 43rd edition of 'Mann Ki Baat,' PM Narendra Modi urged students to join the government's new Swachh Bharat summer internship program.

Karnataka elections: Rahul Gandhi promises 1 crore jobs in manifesto

27 Apr 2018

Karnataka elections: Rahul Gandhi promises 1 crore jobs in manifesto

Congress President Rahul Gandhi released Karnataka Manifesto 2018-2023 on Friday and promised 1 crore jobs in a span of five years.

Mann Ki Baat highlights: MSP, affordable healthcare and more

25 Mar 2018

Mann Ki Baat highlights: MSP, affordable healthcare and more

In the latest edition of Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi has announced that each and every expense incurred by farmers, including their labor cost, will be accounted for while fixing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at 1.5 times the input cost.

Mann Ki Baat: Modi talks women empowerment, science, clean energy

25 Feb 2018

Mann Ki Baat: Modi talks women empowerment, science, clean energy

PM Narendra Modi talked about "women-led development" and the need for scientific temperament on his 41st address to the nation through 'Mann Ki Baat.'

"Why not speak on Nirav, Rafale on Mann Ki Baat?"

21 Feb 2018

"Why not speak on Nirav, Rafale on Mann Ki Baat?"

'Why ask for ideas when in your heart you know what every Indian wants to hear you speak about? 1. Nirav Modi's 22,000 Cr. Loot & Scoot 2. The 58,000 Cr. RAFALE scam,' replied Rahul Gandhi today on Twitter, where PM Narendra Modi had asked for ideas for Mann ki Baat.

PM Modi's book gives advice on how to handle exam-stress

03 Feb 2018

PM Modi's book gives advice on how to handle exam-stress

Ahead of this year's board exams, Narendra Modi is set to launch his fifth book - the first book he's ever written on exam stress.

Mann ki Baat: Modi speaks about female empowerment

28 Jan 2018

Mann ki Baat: Modi speaks about female empowerment

In his first Mann Ki Baat radio show of 2018 aired on All India Radio (AIR), Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about Nari Shakti among other things and hailed female achievers who contributed immensely to India's transformation.

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

31 Dec 2017

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

Addressing citizens on Mann Ki Baat on the last day of 2017, PM Narendra Modi welcomed the 'New India Voters' of the 21st century.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi commemorates Constitution Day

26 Nov 2017

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi commemorates Constitution Day

In the 38th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' today at 11 am, PM Narendra Modi commemorated Constitution Day in India.

BJP leaders sip tea with voters over 'Mann Ki Baat'

26 Nov 2017

BJP leaders sip tea with voters over 'Mann Ki Baat'

To lure voters ahead of Gujarat elections, the BJP has combined characteristics of two of its popular initiatives- 'Mann Ki Baat' and 'Chai Pe Charcha'- to come up with 'Mann Ki Baat, Chai Ke Saath'.

Rahul Gandhi: Congress wants to hear your 'mann ki baat'

24 Nov 2017

Rahul Gandhi: Congress wants to hear your 'mann ki baat'

In his fifth visit to Gujarat before Assembly polls, Rahul visited Porbandar, addressing issues faced by the fishing community.

World Diabetes Day: The shocking state of diabetes in India

14 Nov 2017

World Diabetes Day: The shocking state of diabetes in India

In India, nearly 70-million people (one in 19 people) have diabetes. The country is gradually inching towards becoming the diabetic capital of the world.

Modi's role behind rise of khadi sales to Rs. 814cr

30 Oct 2017

Modi's role behind rise of khadi sales to Rs. 814cr

Khadi sales have risen spectacularly in the last years. In his latest broadcast on 'Mann Ki Baat', PM Narendra Modi lauded the 89% rise in sales from April-September'16 (Rs. 430cr) to the same period this year (Rs. 814cr).

Delhi: Kidneys of poisoned girl save two; first in world

10 Oct 2017

Delhi: Kidneys of poisoned girl save two; first in world

A 19-year-old girl's tragic suicide has given life to two patients who had been suffering from renal disorders in Delhi.

All India Radio plans on expanding services to new countries

02 Oct 2017

All India Radio plans on expanding services to new countries

While many may argue that television killed the radio, in India, but that's not the case. Radio channels are still quite popular here.

8,000 suggestions for PM Modi's Independence Day speech!

14 Aug 2017

8,000 suggestions for PM Modi's Independence Day speech!

Ahead of Independence Day, the Centre opened the lines for the public to send suggestions for PM Narendra Modi's August 15 speech.

All India Radio earns Rs. 10cr from Mann Ki Baat

20 Jul 2017

All India Radio earns Rs. 10cr from Mann Ki Baat

PM Narendra Modi's signature 'Mann Ki Baat' has brought in for the All India Radio revenues of Rs. 10cr in the last two fiscals, Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore told the Lok Sabha on July 19.