According to a report by ANI, addressing a global audience for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday stressed on revival while linking global and Indian revival.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and the two leaders discussed issues of national and international importance, Rashtrapati Bhavan officials said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the era of expansionism was over, and that expansionist forces have either been erased from history or have had to retreat.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to Ladakh in the midst of a seven-week tense border standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in a number of areas of the region. He interacted with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP. ET’s Hakeem Irfan Rashid explains the significance of PM’s visit to Leh amid India-China standoff. WatchIndia-China standoff: Significance of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Leh
The prime minister is presently at one of the forward locations in Nimu and is interacting with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP, official sources said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that economy is showing signs of improvement and encouraging everyone to move ahead. His remarks came at his meeting with the Chief Ministers and heads of 21 States and Union Territories on the COVID-19 situation in the country, held via video conferencing.Economy is showing signs of improvement: PM Narendra Modi
In his monthly "Mann ki Baat" address on Sunday, the prime minister had asserted that India has given a befitting reply to those who cast an evil eye on its territory in Ladakh.
Congress leader and former Union minister Kapil Sibal said the government should not remain in denial. It should not back down till the Chinese retreat and status quo ante is restored at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de-facto border between India and China.
Modi has long built an image of a strongman, taking bold stands when faced with difficult neighbors.
Thanking the Prime Minister for his proactive steps on the issue, Sonowal said that as soon as fire broke out, four ministers of the State Government camped at the site and supervised the relief operations.
With easy entry and exit norms for commercial coal auctions the government expects participation from Indian companies like Hindalco, Jindal Steel & Power, JSW Energy, Adani Group and Vedanta besides global miners like Peabody, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.
A total of 1,533,585 shares changed hands on the counter till 11:45AM (IST).
India-China relations are headed for a major reset. It can’t be ‘business as usual’, even if ties can’t be sundered completely.
Days after a violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in East Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Leh with Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat. The prime minister is presently at one of the forward locations in Nimu and is interacting with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP, official sources said. Located at 11,000 feet, Nimu is among the toughest terrains, on the banks of river Indus and surrounded by the Zanskar range.PM Narendra Modi visits Ladakh to review ground situation amid India-China standoff
In the backdrop of Covid-19 related job losses and salary cuts, homebuyers are already stressed financially and the government hasn’t provided any relief in their instalments for the period of extensions granted to builders, according to FPCE.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high-level meeting Monday afternoon to review the situation arising out of cyclone 'Amphan', which is likely to hit the eastern coast.
US and India have had a prickly relationship. But with a belligerent China, it may be time to get off the fence.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparations being undertaken for vaccination against COVID-19, as and when a vaccine is available. The Prime Minister directed officials to evaluate various technology tools to ensure efficient and timely vaccination in due course of time. He also emphasised that detailed planning for such large scale vaccination should be undertaken immediately.COVID-19 vaccine: PM Narendra Modi chairs high-level meeting, reviews preparations
During the nationwide lockdown, the residents of Varanasi and members of social organisations, through their own efforts as well as by providing assistance to the district administration, ensured that food was timely available for everyone in need, a PMO statement said.
PM Narendra Modi's scheme for development of villages has not made any perceptible impact or achieving its desired purpose and, therefore, it should be reviewed, a performance audit by the Rural Development Ministry has suggested.
The Congress leader on Saturday accused Modi of having "surrendered" Indian territory to Chinese aggression, after his remark that neither is anyone inside India's territory nor has anyone captured its posts, made at an all-party meeting.
PM Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2020.Yoga at home and yoga with family: PM Narendra Modi on International Yoga Day 2020
When Modi finally stepped out of his 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence on Friday for a tour of cyclone-hit West Bengal and Odisha, it was also a message for people finally stepping out of their homes after the two-month lockdown. Like them, the prime minister will also be on the move from now, top government officials said.
PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of areas affected by Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal. CM Mamata Banerjee is also accompanying.Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee conduct aerial survey
Opposition leader Siddaramaiah and Pradesh Congress president DK Shivakumar have urged chief minister BS Yediyurappa to quash the FIR and suspend the police officer forthwith. The advocate, a BJP activist, has filed the complaint with a political motive, they said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the auction of 41 coal mines for commercial mining and reiterated his call for India to become self-reliant in energy by reducing imports. Despite having the world's fourth-largest coal reserves and being the second-largest producer, the country is the second-largest importer.India must reduce coal imports, become self-reliant in energy: PM Narendra Modi
India garnered 184 votes out of the 192 ballots cast in the General Assembly to win the election for the non-permanent seat in the powerful Security Council. India's two year term will begin on January 1, 2021.
The revamped platform will be rolled out from July 16 and all ministries have been given time till July 10 to update the implementation timeline of the Cabinet decisions pertaining to them on the portal.
Modi cited the example of Punjab to impress upon micro-containment to fight the virus.
India was put on a 21-day lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus. The announcement of complete lockdown was made by Prime Minister Modi on March 24.
In a clear reference to China, PM said that India knows how to maintain friendship, but it can certainly look someone in the eye and retaliate.
Addressing the 95th annual plenary session of the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Kolkata over video conference, he said this is the time to make bold decisions and investments for the country to scale new heights. The PM also said that people-centric, people-driven and planet-friendly development has become part of the BJP-led Central government's governance.
The Centre is keen to frame broad guidelines for the resumption of economic activities.
In his address to the nation on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again endorsed traditional ways to boost the immune system, directing people to follow the guidelines issued by the Ayush ministry to avoid contracting Covid-19.
New Delhi, Jun 25 () The sacrifice of people who fought for democracy during the Emergency will never be forgotten, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.
Underlining the significance of the power sector in propelling country's economy, Modi stressed on the need for effective enforcement of contracts for attracting private investments during the meeting, which was among others attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of State for power, skill and NRE R K Singh, it said.
The portal will aim to resolve the problems of MSMEs including those of finance, raw materials, labour, regulatory permissions, particularly those arising due to present-day Covid- induced difficult situation.
Morrison said he was looking forward to discussing the countries' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and would hold talks with Prime Minister Modi through a virtual meeting on Thursday on various other issues.
PM Modi’s ‘gamcha’ becomes game changer for weavers in UP’s Barabanki. A textile manufacturing unit begins manufacturing of red and white 'gamcha' after PM Modi donned it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore it while addressing the nation when he announced lockdown 2.0 on April 14. (ANI)Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘gamcha’ becomes a game changer for weavers in rural area
PM Modi said India has always tried that differences do not become disputes. Later, the prime minister and those attending the meeting observed silence of a few minutes as a mark of respect for the slain soldiers.
"Narendra Modi ke Bharat ko koi aankh nahi dikha sakta (No country can stare down PM Modi's India)," BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Hindi during a press conference.
Reciprocating the greetings, the Egyptian President referred to Egypt and India as being among the oldest civilizations in the world, and expressed happiness about the fast expanding bilateral relationship, according to the MEA statement. Prime Minister expressed his appreciation for the support extended by Egyptian authorities for the safety and welfare of Indian nationals in Egypt.
Each citizen should try to help nine poor families during the 21 days of lockdown, PM Modi has said and likened the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic to the legendary Kurukshetra war that lasted 18 days.
The meet comes against the backdrop of rising number of coronavirus cases in the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's last visit was to Prayagraj and Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh on February 29. He will be going on a tour after 83 days.
The upcoming package is likely to focus on the MSME sector, which has been the worst hit.
The decision to extend the lockdown till May 3 is based on the fact that all major impacted countries have gone for more than 40-day long lockdowns, an official said.
The Modi government may have come face to face with two formidable adversaries: chaos, and itself.
Punjab, Odisha, Telangana and Maharashtra have already extended restrictions.
Analysts said the reforms indeed are positive from a long-term perspective.
When the Prime Minister exhorted Indians to be vocal about local, there were quite a few apprehensions. But Indians are now benchmarking their products competing with the world’s best and crafting high quality artisanal products too. Which one we buy is our choice entirely.
The measures will boost entrepreneurship, help public sector units and revitalise the village economy, the prime minister said in a tweet.
Seven persons were killed while one went missing in incidents of landslides in the landlocked northeastern state on Friday, officials said.
The Indian and Chinese armies have been locked in a bitter standoff in eastern Ladakh for the last eight weeks. The tension escalated manifold after a clash at Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian Army personnel were killed. The Chinese side also suffered casualties but it is yet to give out the details.
While inaugurating Asia's largest solar energy plant in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is among the top 5 nations of the world in renewable energy utilisation process and this scheme will help farmers become partners in the nation's energy sufficiency project. Watch.Asia's largest solar plant in MP shows farmers can be partners in renewable energy growth: PM Modi
The India-Singapore strategic partnership made progress across several areas, thanks entirely to the vision and leadership of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Prime Minister Modi and is driven by all the ministers on both sides, he said.
Modi welcomed foreign investment in the renewable energy sector, calling India the most attractive market for clean energy.
The move comes after Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh and Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal had pointed out that the states had a large population of migrant workers but had not been included in the 125-day programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 20.
Officer on Special Duty in the Health Ministry Rajesh Bhushan said it is an "evolving situation" and the government is "keeping abreast" with information coming from the WHO.
In a virtual interaction with representatives of various Varanasi-based non-governmental organisations (NGOs), he said habits like spitting on roads (or public places) have to be junked.
It comes amid raging speculation of a likely 2-week extension of the lockdown being on the cards.
While addressing the India Global Week 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India remains one of the most open economies in the world. Modi also said that there are many possibilities and opportunities in various sunrise sectors in India.
PM Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of those parties whose combined strength of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adds up to five.
During the nationwide lockdown, the residents of Varanasi and members of social organisations, through their own efforts as well as by providing assistance to the district administration, ensured that food was timely available for everyone in need.
This week India surpassed Russia to become third worst-hit country with over 740,000 infections.
The row erupted after Thiruvananthapuram’s Air Customs seized a diplomatic bag meant for the UAE consulate on Sunday and found 30 kg gold worth Rs 13.5 crore hidden in pipes, door locks and other items meant for the consulate.
"As vibrant democracies, from Commonwealth to cricket to even cuisine, our people-to-people relations are strong and the future is bright," Modi said. Modi was responding to a tweet by Prime Minister Morrison, who said he is looking forward to catching up with his Indian counterpart for the virtual summit.
Philip Barton, who was previously posted in the country in the 1990s and had named his daughter 'India', presented his credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind as the UK's new High Commissioner here at a virtual ceremony.
Themed 'Be The Revival: India and a Better New World', the event will have 5,000 global participants from 30 nations and it will be addressed by 250 global speakers in 75 sessions.
The government had in March announced three 14.2-kg LPG cylinders free of cost to about 8 crore Ujjwala beneficiaries from April to June to help them cope with the economic pain of the coronavirus lockdown.
Kerala gold smuggling case: CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM Narendra Modi asking for a coordinated investigation by Central agencies. He says the truth behind this case should be exposed.Gold smuggling case: Kerala CM writes to PM Modi asking for investigation by Central agencies
Briefing reporters about the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said 81 crore poorest will be provided 5 kg free foodgrains per person for five more months and one kg pulses per month.
"We got to see our collective strength on Sunday evening," he said referring to the countrywide exercise to switch off lights and illuminate diyas for nine minutes to show India's collective strength to fight the deadly virus. He also urged BJP workers to follow a five-point agenda, including working to ensure that no poor goes hungry.
On June 7, Union home minister Amit Shah did the first Bihar Samvad virtual rally, which was followed by a series of such rallies across the country to highlight the achievements of one year of the Narendra Modi government. In Bihar, the BJP leadership is doing 3-4 such rallies every day and trying to cover all the 243 assembly constituencies.
If Chinese companies are gradually shut out of India, China will take a hit.
Any citizen is free, in theory, to fault the government. But for a party member, what line of criticism to adopt is determined by their party leader. If such leaders bungle, it renders the party toothless.
Modi, who will connect remotely to the event pitched as one of the biggest international events on India's globalisation, is likely to lay out numerous investment and manufacturing opportunities that India has on offer as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit, in a hearing conducted through video conferencing, restrained the Himachal Pradesh police from arresting Dua in the case and decided to hear the journalist's plea next Wednesday.
The BJP has issued a booklet with talking points to all its spokespersons and members, which focusses on the importance of the 'timely lockdown' announced by PM Narendra Modi on March 22.
Lauding their work, Modi said that the BJP as an organisation is not meant to only win elections but do ‘sewa’ to people. Party units in Assam, UP, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Delhi attended this stock-taking, which was conducted by a ‘Vishal Jansabha’ and was attended by all senior party leaders.
State BJP president Ranjit Kumar Dass on Monday said that adhering to the norms of social distancing, two party workers will visit a household and in the month of June, the party plans to connect 50 lakh families in Assam.
Welcoming the announcement and saluting the Indian soldiers, AICC said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must at least now apologise for his earlier remark ‘that there was no intrusion’ and explain how far PLA had come into India and how much Indian territory they still occupied.
PM Modi’s popularity remains unparalleled. It is driven by the fact that he delivers on the promises he makes to the people. He is committed to working for the welfare of the people of Bihar and he will be amid them to take that message, says Bhupender Yadav.
The plan may involve opening up some areas while keeping hotspots shut and restricting the movement of senior citizens for longer as they are more vulnerable, two state government officials told ET, saying the lockdown could hence end in a gradual manner. Even after the lockdown is over, people should be asked to follow safety measures such as wearing masks, ensuring hand hygiene and social distancing.
Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi also tweeted a clip which included portions from the PM's addresses to the nation on the COVID-19 crisis, including his remarks that the Mahabharata war was won in 18 days and the war against coronavirus will take 21 days.
The prime minister also asked people to be "extra careful" and stick to precautions like maintaining social distance and wearing masks as the economy gradually opens up.
In a letter to Putin Modi pledged India’s support to Russia on the occasion and hailed Russian soldiers who laid down their lives during WW II to defeat Fascism and Nazism.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today at 8 pm, amid speculations about lockdown 4.0. PM Modi's address comes a day after his meeting with chief ministers over the Covid-19-induced lockdown. Taking to Twitter, the prime minister's office said, "PM Modi will be addressing the nation at 8 PM this evening."PM Modi to address the nation at 8 PM
Speaking at the virtual launch of 'Elyments' mobile app, Naidu said the "atma nirbhar Bharat" campaign was aimed at giving a new boost to the economic potential of the country by strengthening infrastructure, using modern technologies, enriching human resource, and creating robust supply chains.
In controversial remarks, TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee has equated Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with a "venomous snake" for her handling of the economy, drawing sharp reaction from the BJP which said Mamata Banerjee has lost control over her party leaders who are "uttering nonsense" out of frustration.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and the two leaders discussed issues of national and international importance, Rashtrapati Bhavan officials said. The meeting comes after the Prime Minister had visited Leh earlier this week and addressed soldiers following the June 15 clashes in the higher reaches of that region with Chinese troops in which 20 army personnel sacrificed their lives for the nation.PM Modi meets President Kovind, briefs him on issues of national, international importance
PM Modi told spiritual leaders to help counter superstitions and misinformation. PM stressed on the importance of giving medical and scientific advice and also recalled Mahatma Gandhi’s statement that serving the poor and downtrodden is the best way to serve the nation.
"Many wishes on Guru Purnima. Today is a special day to honour the gurus who make life meaningful," the prime minister said in a tweet.
Prime Minister Modi on Saturday congratulated President Trump and the people of the US on the country's 244th Independence Day, saying as the world's largest democracies "we cherish freedom and human enterprise that this day celebrates".
The prime minister has launched the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat Innovation Challenge" to identify the best Indian apps that are already being used by citizens and have the potential to scale and become world class apps in their respective categories, an official statement said.
They also said that China is increasingly getting isolated internationally for its aggressive military posturing in Ladakh, South China Sea and the Indo-Pacific region, and time has come for India to take advantage of the situation.
Indians living in New York and New Jersey states along with the officials of the diaspora organisation -- Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) - raised slogans of 'Boycott Made in China', 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Stop Chinese Aggression' among others.
The Ram Mandi Trust members meeting over the construction of Lord Ram Temple will held in Ayodhya on July 18. Trustee of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust, Mahant Kamal Nayan Das Ji Maharaj informed that decisions to lay the foundation stones for the pillars of the temple to be built are likely can be taken in the meeting.Ram Mandir Trust members to meet on July 18 in Ayodhya
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also said countless residents of Ladakh who love their motherland are saying that China is occupying their land. It is expected that in order to protect the motherland, the government will listen to the sentiments of the people of Ladakh and that of the entire India and will act, she said in a tweet in Hindi.
Agreements from 1993 onwards built on protocols for maintaining "peace and tranquillity" on a boundary that is not demarcated, allowing each side to largely patrol its established lines. However, the Prime Minister’s remarks in Leh sharpened the reversal of that policy. The bilateral relationship now will depend not on trade and summitry, but on the boundary being respected.
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