"Modi stressed on indigenisation of national security system not just in sourcing weapons but also in the doctrines, procedures and customs," the statement said.
"Development is for everyone. This is the essence of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Viswhas. Development is our aim, development is our religion," PM said concluding his brief speech. Modi also sought the support of the people of the poll-bound state to "realise the shared vision of togetherness and development".
"The PM would arrive here on Saturday morning to address the gathering. He is scheduled to leave on the same day," said a senior official.
According to the publishers, the new edition proposes a systematic approach to tackling challenges "students face outside and inside classrooms, touching upon diverse themes such as competing with oneself, discovering oneself, time management, technology, gratitude and goal setting".
'Ek Aur Naren' will be directed by Milan Bhowmik.
"Ours is a government that is investing in waterways in a way that was never seen before. Domestic waterways are found to be cost effective and environment friendly ways of transporting freight," he said.
The Fair will be held from February 27 to March 2, 2021. It aims to bring together all stakeholders including buyers, sellers, students, teachers, designers etc. on a virtual platform to create sustainable linkages and encourage dialogue for the overall development of the industry.
“Private enterprises are being promoted wherever possible, still, along with this, an effective participation of the public sector in banking and insurance is still needed by the country,” he said in a webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions regarding financial services.
This will be Modi’s second visit to Tamil Nadu this month. Besides the PM, the BJP has lined up a number of senior leaders to visit the state in the next two weeks. Home minister Amit Shah will visit the state from February 28 for two days and then again on March 7.
On inauguration day of Narendra Modi Stadium, President Ram Nath Kovind said, “When I went to Australia in November 2018, I learnt that 90,000-seater Melbourne Cricket Ground was the largest in world. It is a proud moment for India today that Motera's 1,32,000-seater stadium has become the world's largest cricket stadium.”‘Proud moment for India’: President Kovind on Narendra Modi Stadium
“In 2016, assembly poll dates were announced on March 4. This year, it is my assumption that the EC will announce the dates by March 7,” he said on his third visit in a month to poll-bound Assam.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the extension of Kolkata Metro's North-South Line from Noapara to Dakshineswar on Monday, an official said. The prime minister will flag off a train from Noapara to Dakshineswar from a programme in the Hooghly district, Kolkata Metro spokesperson Indrani Banerjee said.
Modi's visit comes at a time when the ruling Congress has lost its majority in the territorial assembly following resignations of two ministers and two MLAs and has been asked to prove its majority by Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan in the House on February 22.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed grief at the "horrific" bus accident in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district and approved an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives.
The event will host 1,600 participants from more than 30 countries and over 30 products will be showcased during the three-days of talks.
PM Modi tweeted in Tamil, Malayalam, and English today and said, "Tomorrow, 14th February, will be in Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and Kochi (Kerala). Numerous development works would be launched that would add speed to fulfilling the vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat. The projects will boost 'Ease of Living' for our citizens."
Speaking after accepting the 2021 CERAWeek Global Energy & Environment Leadership Award for his commitment to energy sustainability and the environment, Modi said climate change and calamity are major challenges facing the world.
"We committed to reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 33 to 35% from 2005 levels. You will be happy to know that that drop off 24% in the emission intensity has already been achieved," PM Modi said while speaking at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021, organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Netaji Bhawan in Kolkata on January 23 on the occasion of 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose. PM Modi will address ‘Parakram Diwas’ celebrations today to commemorate the icon. PM Narendra Modi visits Netaji Bhawan in Kolkata
The Combined Commanders' Conference is being held in Kevadia with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, Chief of Defence General Bipin Rawat and the three services chiefs being the main participants.
The prime minister said no "outside force" will be able to stop Afghanistan's journey towards development as well as its friendship with India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned HD Deve Gowda’s name in the Rajya Sabha on Monday to heap praise on the veteran JD(S) leader for his contribution to discussions related to the farm sector in the Upper House.
Replying to the motion of thanks debate on the President’s address in the Rajya Sabha, Modi said cornering the government on the farmers protests by the opposition was acceptable but in the process of settling political scores, the larger good of the agricultural sector should not be ignored.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 1 took the COVID-19 vaccine and was the first to get the jab leading India's inoculation drive in its second phase in which the coverage has been expanded to include everyone above 60 and those over 45 with co-morbidities. Modi, 70, was administered his first dose of the indigenous Covaxin developed by Bharat Biotech at around 6.30 am at AIIMS, Delhi. He later appealed to all those who are eligible to get themselves vaccinated against the coronavirus.
The comments come close on the heels of global icons such as singer Rihanna and climate change activist Greta Thunberg taking to social media to support the ongoing farmers’ protest at Delhi’s border points against three central farm laws. The growing social media campaign in support of the protest has also targeted tea and yoga.
"We know Sourav is under rest at home. If he considers attending the meeting, health and weather conditions permitting, he will be most welcome. But we don't know. It is for him to decide," BJP spokesperson said.
"Bengal expected 'mamta' (affection) from Mamata Banerjee but got 'nirmamta' (cruelty) in the last 10 years... The TMC government is just a rebirth of the misrule of the Left Front government in the state," he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed the country's judiciary, saying that it has performed its duty well in safeguarding people's rights, upholding personal liberty, and also in the situations when national interests need to be prioritised.
PM Modi took the first dose of the vaccine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi.
In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio programme, Modi also called for a 100-day campaign to clean up all water bodies and prepare them for rain water harvesting before monsoon starts.
A group of freedom fighters participating in the non-cooperation movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1922 were fired upon by police, leading to death of many of them. In retaliation, protestors attacked and set fire to the Chauri Chaura police station, killing many of its occupants.
Terming the budget 'proactive' amid extraordinary circumstances, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it focuses on sectors that will rapidly increase both wealth and wellness.
The ‘Tooter’ platform is described as a “Swadeshi social network” and welcomes one to a “Swadeshi Andolan 2.0” on its homepage. It shows Narendra Modi having a ‘verified’ handle on the platform, though the verification process of the platform has been unclear
'Biggest Dangabaaz' Narendra Modi will see a fate worse than Donald Trump: Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Hooghly
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called Prime Minister Narendra Modi "the country's largest 'dangebaaz' (rioter)." Addressing a rally in Hooghly ahead of the Assembly polls scheduled for April-May, the Chief Minister further claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is awaiting a fate worse than that of former US President Donald Trump. Mamata Banerjee taunted BJP.Slamming the BJP for accusing the Trinamool Congress of extortion in the state, Mamata said, "Any time you (BJP) say 'Tolabaaj' is the Trinamool Congress, but I say you (BJP) are 'dangebaaz' (riot) and 'dhandabaaz' (self-seeker)." 'Biggest Dangabaaz' Narendra Modi will see a fate worse than Donald Trump: Mamata Banerjee at a rally in Hooghly
The President inaugurated the stadium in the presence of Home Minister Amit Shah and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju among a host of other dignitaries. It opens with the third Test between India and England, a day-night game from Wednesday, and will also host the fourth and final game of the series from March 4.Narendra Modi Stadium: All about world’s largest cricket arena in Motera
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates world's largest cricket arena; Sardar Patel stadium renamed to Narendra Modi stadium
The President inaugurated the stadium in the presence of Home Minister Amit Shah and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju among a host of other dignitaries. It opens with the third Test between India and England, a day-night game from Wednesday, and will also host the fourth and final game of the series from March 4.
Violence in New Delhi on Republic Day was orchestrated to defame farmers, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has said. At a brief interaction with journalists in Jammu on Thursday, she also said that the Centre should repeal the farm bills immediately.
"They (Rafale) have the ability to refuel mid-air, which has been done by India's friend UAE, helped by Greece and Saudi Arabia. This is a portrayal of India's strengthening friendship with Middle Eastern countries," Modi said.
"Whether it is developing protective shield of the vaccine or destroying intentions of those challenging India with modern missiles, the country is capable on all fronts," he said.
"Before independence, we used to have hundreds of ordnance factories. In both the world wars, weapons at large scale were exported from India. But for various reasons, this system was not strengthened as much as it should have been after independence," he said.
The meeting, which is also being attended by BJP state unit presidents, assumes significance as it comes amid fierce protests by a section of farmers in Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh against the three new farm laws.
"Centre and states should work together for the nation's progress... Government has to respect and give due representation to the private sector for economic progress," Modi said.
Addressing his first rally at Brigade Parade Ground after the announcement of the West Bengal Assembly poll schedule, the Prime Minister said there are TMC, Left and Congress on one side and people of West Bengal on the other side.
Under the 'Page Committee Maha Jan Sampark Abhiyan', a 'pramukh' (in-charge) was appointed for a page in the electoral rolls. Each page normally contains details of five to six voters of that booth. Every page pramukh has to focus on those five to six voter families as part of the micro-level booth management.
He said India was spending 7.5 trillion rupees ($103.05 billion) over 5 years to build its oil and gas infrastructure.
India and Sweden have warm and friendly relations based on shared values of democracy, freedom, pluralism and rules-based international order, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement. Both countries have very close cooperation in the areas of trade and investment, innovation, science and technology as well as research and development, it said.
The use of the prime minister's photograph in such hoardings violates the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), the official of the West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said.
India won the fourth and final Test of the series with three wickets, clinching the series by 2-1.
Many state officials and doctors have refused to take COVAXIN before its effectiveness could be proved. Bharat Biotech says it has completed the late-stage trial and results will be out this month.
At a function, he also accepted a salute by the state- of-the-art tank, indigenously designed, developed, and manufactured by DRDO's Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment here.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to Union minister Shripad Naik, who is recuperating at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) near here after getting injured in a road accident.
In his monthly “Mann ki Baat” address, Modi referred to a question sent by a lady from Hyderabad on whether he felt something is amiss in his life after having been Prime Minister and Chief Minister of Gujarat for several years. He described the question as simple yet difficult.
On February 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited people of the country to share their inspiring stories in the field of art, culture, and tourism.
"Magh Bihu wishes to everyone. May the coming times be filled with happiness. With the blessings of Almighty may there be brotherhood and wellness all around," the prime minister said. Magh Bihu is celebrated in a big way in Assam.
Noting that wealth creators are a necessity for the country as only then wealth can be redistributed to help the poor, he wondered what can be achieved by handing over the nation to "babus" (government officials). Just because somebody is an IAS officer, he is running fertiliser and chemical factories to airlines, Modi said in a reference to public sector units being headed by bureaucrats, and asked what this will achieve.
"Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the IISF on December 22 at 4.30 pm and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on December 25," Vardhan said.
"It is true that (in politics) the fortunes of those who have been winning elections on the basis of surnames are dwindling. But in politics, this disease of dynastic politics is not completely finished. There are still people whose politics is aimed at saving their family," Modi said in an apparent swipe at several opposition parties, including the Congress.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda interacted with Uttarakhand’s Member of Parliaments (MPs) in the national capital. Union Home Minister Amit Shah also interacted with them on February 08 and discussed about the relief efforts and future course of action over Uttarakhand glacier disaster. A flash flood triggered due to glacier burst on February 07 in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district where at least 10 people have died and around 170 people are still missing. Chamoli glacier burst: PM Narendra Modi discusses relief efforts with Uttarakhand MPs
In a statement, GoAir said it has "zero tolerance policy and it is mandatory for all GoAir employees to comply with the company’s employment rules, regulations and policies, including social media behaviour."
Modi, who was in Assam’s Dekhiajuli on Sunday, laid the foundation stone of two medical colleges and roads projects under Assam. He said, “In the budget huge increase is made for the health sector. The budget has provided for creation of integrated labs in 600 districts. People in far flung districts will be hugely benefited as they have to travel long distance to get lab tests done.”
Terming this year's Health Budget as extraordinary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that last year was "trial by fire" for India and its health sector because of COVID-19 but the country successfully overcame the challenge. Addressing a webinar on the budget implementation of the health sector, PM Modi said, "The budget allocated for the health sector now is extraordinary. It shows our commitment to this sector. The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us a lesson to be prepared to fight similar challenges in future."India's health sector overcame trial by fire amid Covid-19: PM Modi
Pranab Mukherjee said in his memoir that Narendra Modi became Prime Minister "through popular choice" unlike Manmohan Singh "who was offered the post by Sonia Gandhi".
Mukherjee further wrote that he had a very cordial relationship with PM Modi and recounted his first meeting with him as PM-designate. During his speech on the eve of the Republic Day in 2014, Mukherjee advocated for a decisive mandate.
This meeting assumes significance as the government gets into top gear to finalise proposals for the budget being presented amid uncertainty on multiple fronts caused by Covid-19 pandemic and the need to sustain the sharp rebound.
Sonowal went straight to the meeting venue from where the Prime Minister would ceremoniously launch the Assam Mala Project for the upgradation of State highways in the state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would also lay the foundation stones of two medical colleges of Biswanath and Charaideo from the same venue.
"From decades, the meaning of budget in our country was only restricted to what announcements have been made on whose name. Budget was turned into an account for the vote bank," he said after inaugurating via video conference the centenary celebrations of the historic Chauri Chaura incident.
The resolution, passed in the first physical meeting of the newly appointed office-bearers of the BJP, comes ahead of assembly elections in several states including West Bengal and Assam.
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Once the pandemic retreats, India might end up with a debt-to-GDP ratio that is north of 90%, compared to the low seventies at present. It would be saddled with a permanently elevated fiscal deficit and a financial system bogged down by unknown levels of bad debt.
Sourav Ganguly is admitted to a hospital in Kolkata. The prime minister wished him a speedy recovery. Ganguly is stable and his health parameters are normal, doctors said on Sunday.
Noting that technology is reducing distances between regions, Modi said India has brought speedy reforms in the digital connectivity sector in order to cope with changes taking places all over the world.
Addressing a workshop on 'Covid-19 Management: Experience, Good Practices and Way Forward' with 10 neighbouring countries, including the extended neighbourhood, Modi said the spirit of collaboration is a valuable takeaway from this pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched multiple development initiatives in poll bound Assam on February 18. The Prime Minister launched the 'Mahabahu-Brahmaputra' bridge and laid the foundation stone for two others including Dhubri Phulbari Bridge via video conferencing. Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal were present during the event.(AM)PM Modi launches 'Mahabahu-Brahmaputra' project in Assam
PM Modisaid this while handing over the indigenous main battle tank Arjun MK-1A to the Army. The battle tank was designed and developed by a Chennai-based DRDO unit.
"To my great friend Prime Minister @NarendraModi - Congratulations to you and the people of India on your 72nd #RepublicDay. Our friendship grows from year to year," Netanyahu tweeted, along with a photograph of Modi and himself, and the emoticons of handshake and the Indian, Israeli flags.
The government of India has been conferring the Bal Shakti Puraskar under the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding achievements in the field of innovation, sports, arts and culture, social service, scholastic field, and bravery.
“Under Modi article 370 and 35A was removed and insurgency was finished for ever. It was said that there will be this and that if the same is removed. However, a panchayat election was held and there was no bloodshed,” Shah said.
US President Donald Trump on Monday presented the prestigious Legion of Merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership in elevating strategic partnership of the two countries and emergence of India as a global power.
"Netaji had dreamt of a strong India, and today from LAC to LOC we are following his footsteps. Whenever our sovereignty was challenged, we have given a befitting reply," he said at the event held at the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata.
Narendra Modi government is leaving no stone unturned in promoting North East on world map: Amit Shah
Shah tweeted, “Be it natural beauty or rich cultural heritage, North east has immense potential to become a big tourism hub of our country. Modi government is leaving no stone unturned in promoting North East on world map and bringing progress and prosperity in the region”.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her interest in being a part of the initiative, Indian High Commissioner to Dhaka Vikram Doraiswami said in Dhaka.
"I bow to Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji on the pious occasion of his Parkash Purab. His was a life devoted to creating a just and inclusive society," Modi said in a tweet on the occasion of the 354th birth anniversary of the Sikh Guru.
An all-party meeting is a customary procedure before the beginning of every session of Parliament to ensure its smooth functioning. However, this time it is being held a day after the session starts on January 29.
Modi said India emerged as a hub of pharmacy for the world during the pandemic, and added that the country is implementing the world's largest vaccination programme.
"Best wishes to former Karnataka Chief Minister Shri @hd_kumaraswamy Ji on his birthday. May Almighty bless him with a long life, filled with the best health," Modi tweeted.
Farmer leaders said 20 farmers had died at the Singhu and Tikri borders and en route to Delhi in the last 18 days due to heart attacks and road accidents. The leaders alleged that BJP was raising the SYL issue in Haryana to try drive a wedge between unity of Punjab and Haryana farmers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 15 attended the foundation stone laying ceremony of development projects in Kutch. During the event the Prime Minister met people from various groups. He listened to their grievances and also took suggestions. He also laid Hybrid Renewable Energy Park in Kutch. This solar plant will generate jobs and also help in curbing pollution. Gujarat: PM Narendra Modi meets people from various groups in Kutch
PM Modi has adopted a different approach in which the Centre is deeply involved in the execution.
After former PM Morarji Desai, Modi is the second Prime Minister who has been appointed the chairman of the temple trust. As per trust records, Modi has become the eighth chairman of the trust.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invite protesting farmers to his residence like he had hosted then US president Barack Obama. He also said the government must repeal the new farm laws.
Terming India as 'pharmacy of the world', the UK lauded the efforts regarding the production of coronavirus vaccine and said, "India already supplies more than 50 per cent of the world's vaccines, and the UK and India have worked closely together throughout the pandemic."
Earlier the people in tea estates received Rs 5,000 (in two installments). The tea belts of Brahmaputra and Barak valley has over 60 lakh people.
Situated near Kevadiya in Gujarat's Narmada district, the 'Statue of Unity' is the world's tallest statue and monumental tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, independent India's first home minister as well as deputy prime minister.
"We will never forget the cowardly attack on our Parliament on this day in 2001. We recall the valour and sacrifice of those who lost their lives protecting our Parliament. India will always be thankful to them," he tweeted.
India, the Prime Minister said, is home to the world's third largest startup ecosystem which has helped several budding entrepreneurs to come up with innovative technologies and become big corporations.
We are taking all these initiatives to increase the farmers' income and make them more prosperous. If the farmers of the country become prosperous, the country becomes prosperous,” the PM said at a time when thousands of farmers are sitting on Delhi’s borders in protest of the new farm laws.
The health ministry had said the Co-WIN would be used to manage the entire vaccination drive. People taking the vaccine shots will also be able to track their vaccination schedules using the app.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will kick off the vaccination drive at Victoria Hospital complex of the Bengaluru Medical College & Research Institute (BMCRI) virtually, in the morning.
"Wishing everyone a Happy Diwali! May this festival further brightness and happiness. May everyone be prosperous and healthy," PM tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a virtual summit on December 11. Speaking at the event, PM Modi said, “India and Uzbekistan together stand against terrorism.”India, Uzbekistan stand together against terrorism: PM Narendra Modi
In a tweet, he wished that Dhanwantari, a god associated with the Indian system of medicine whose birth anniversary is observed on this day, brings happiness, prosperity, good fortune and good health to people.