Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched 'high throughput' COVID-19 testing facilities in Noida, Mumbai and Kolkata and said it will add strength to the fight against coronavirus in West Bengal, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister said citizens of the country were fighting the pandemic very bravely. Watch now. (Text: ANI)PM Modi launches 3 'high-tech' COVID testing facilities, calls for caution as festivals near
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation Tuesday, announced the extension of PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana till the end of November, thereby benefiting more than 80 crore people who will receive free ration. The government will spend a total of Rs 1.5 lakh crore on the scheme. The Prime Minister also expressed gratitude towards farmers and the tax payers without whom, he said, the government would not have been able to provide help to the poor. Watch key highlights from PM Modi's address. (Text: PTI)Free ration scheme extended; farmers, tax payers hailed: Watch PM Modi's address highlights
PM Modi said that as the country gradually unlocks people are showing callousness towards social distancing norms. He urged everyone to observe all the safety precautions with utmost care.
in his address, the Prime Minister acknowledged the sacrifice of the 1.3 billion countrymen in their fight against Covid-19 and expressed his gratitude. He said that social distancing and lockdown are the only tools to ensure that the country wins the battle against Covid-19.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, urged Indians to switch off their lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm on Sunday and asked everyone to light a candle, 'diya', or mobile flashlight, to mark the fight against coronavirus. In a video message at 9 am on Friday, PM cautioned Indians from venturing out on streets during the nine-minute activity. Watch!PM Modi's message to fight Corona: Asks nation to show resolve with power of light on April 5
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PM Modi unveils Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan for a self reliant India as Covid relief package: Full speech
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a comprehensive package to make India self reliant as it battles the covid-19 pandemic. This is worth almost 10% of the nation's GDP. Watch full speech.PM Modi unveils Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan for a self reliant India as Covid relief package: Full speech
Analysts said the market would see a huge gap-up start on Wednesday.
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The package is for our labourers, farmers, honest tax payers, MSMEs and cottage industry, Narendra Modi said.
India, Modi claimed, stood far better compared to many countries, with 25-30 times fewer cases.
Some areas that have shown promise in containment may be given relaxations.
PM Modi urges countrymen to dispel the darkness spread by coronavirus by lighting a candle on April 5
India may call for staggered exit from the lockdown that is scheduled to end on April 14.
PM Narendra Modi is set to make his first video address following the announcement of the 21-day lockdown on March 24.
There will be a complete bar on people from stepping outsides their homes, Modi said.
Here's the full text of PM Modi's speech at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly
The Election Commission is learnt to have sought a factual report from poll authorities in Maharashtra on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Wardha following a complaint from the Congress.EC seeks transcript of PM Modi's speech in Wardha
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In his televised address to the nation, Modi said a new era has begun in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.
The construction of this airport has not only reduced the time taken to reach Gangtok, we have also linked this airport with the Udan scheme so that the service is economical:PM Modi is addressing a rally in SikkimWatch: PM Modi's speech at the inauguration of Pakyong Airport in Sikkim
Modi, in his speech, had said the Congress party had misused the no-confidence motions to spread instability in the country to ensure that the Gandhi family remains in power.
“We are using our unique ID system in financial transactions and taxation for this purpose and the results are already visible,” Modi said at the Asean summit.
He also hit out at the prime minister for "not offering any relief" to the people suffering due to demonetisation.
"The Prime Minister mocks the tragedy of Uttarakhand and insults the freedom struggle but has no answers to the opposition's questions," Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
In his 44-minute speech, Modi said his government will show zero tolerance to financial frauds in a possible hint at the PNB scam.
By spending considerable time in presenting data to counter charges against his government, Modi has left his flanks open to a barrage of counter-data.
PM Modi applauded efforts made by the citizens who have displayed courage and patience over the last 50 days in making 'yagna' effective.
Modi had a successful rally here last week where he also held two road shows.
Party general secretary Shakeel Ahmed wondered how Modi could usher in progress in Bihar when Gujarat under him was a "laggard".
He said a concession of four per cent will be given to those take a loan of up to Rs 9 lakh and three percent on Rs 12 lakh.
He may also speak on the steps to deal with the problems the economy faces after the demonetisation was announced on November 8.
Hindu-Americans have welcomed PM Narendra Modi's remarks on religious freedom in particular his specific mention of "right to retain religion".
Tharoor further added leading the country is truly showing inclusion and inclusiveness and also about not about avoiding certain issues and challenges.
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama apologised for the boycott calling it an "inexcusable behaviour".
PM Narendra Modi is due to address Fiji's parliament tomorrow which the country's opposition party has decided to boycott.
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.
India Inc ready to be 'Aatma Nirbhar'. Mahindra calls it a chance to strengthen, Adani & Jindal laud PM's 'bold move'
The keyword #AatmaNirbharBharat stuck with many corporate India heads.
The tone and tenor of PM Modi's speech on Tuesday and announcement of a mega economic package has signaled that the political discourse over management of the lockdown has moved to a new terrain for the government and the opposition.
21-day lockdown: Mahindra suggests plan to help less-privileged families, and Biocon, Paytm founder call it 'best decision'
India Inc saw this step in a different and more positive light.
Modi, who was present at the ISRO HQ to watch the landing, said there is 'no failure in science, only experiment and efforts'.
"Aapka swagat hai mere dost. We love India. We admire your culture, history, democracy and commitment to progress," Israeli PM said.
The Government is firmly committed to the path of fiscal consolidation. Government debt as percentage of GDP is consistently declining, said PM Modi.
"So many scams took place during all this time, but he got no stain on him. Only he knows the art of bathing in the bathroom wearing a raincoat," PM Modi said.
PM Modi said people holding notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 can deposit the same in their bank and post office accounts from November 10 till December 30.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said in a tweet, "..Even Modi's supporters disappointed with his speech, social media users said, sowed Modi, reaped Manmohan."
Congressmen and Senators from both the Republican and Democratic parties gave a standing ovation to the Prime Minister several times during his address.
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Swachh Vidyalaya programme: Increased emphasis on sanitation results in 11% increase in school attendance
Of the 4,17,796 toilets that the Swachh Vidyalaya programme aimed to build in a year, over 98 per cent have been completed.
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UP Elections 2017: Akhilesh Yadav has ruined the hope of all people as he has failed to work for the development of the state, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech.
Breaking from tradition, Modi will speak extempore when he delivers his first I-Day speech from the historic Red Fort on Friday morning.
India, the prime minister said, will also offer a grant assistance of $600 million. This will include an India-Africa Health Fund of $10 million