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    Development is our religion: PM Narendra Modi

    "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".

    PM Narendra Modi to visit Tamil Nadu today, other netas to follow

    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.

    ‘Proud moment for India’: President Kovind on Narendra Modi Stadium

    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

    PM Narendra Modi hints at election dates for four states by March 7

    “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.

    PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kolkata Metro extension to Dakshineswar on Monday

    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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Puducherry on February 25

    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.

    PM Narendra Modi expresses grief over bus accident in Sidhi

    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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address NASSCOM event on Wednesday

    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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Tamil Nadu and Kerala tomorrow

    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."

    India on course to exceed Paris agreement commitments: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    "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).

    PM Narendra Modi expresses concern over increasing violence in Afghanistan

    The prime minister said no "outside force" will be able to stop Afghanistan's journey towards development as well as its friendship with India.

    PM Narendra Modi praises HD Deve Gowda for farm-sector discussion

    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.

    PM Narendra Modi visits Netaji Bhawan in Kolkata

    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

    PM Narendra Modi reaches out to protesters, opposition on farm laws

    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.

    Conspiracies hatched to defame Indian tea, yoga too: PM Narendra Modi

    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.

    People expected 'mamta' from Mamata but got 'nirmamta': Narendra Modi

    "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.

    PM Narendra Modi hails country's judiciary for safeguarding people's rights

    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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Chauri Chaura centenary celebrations

    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.

    '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

    Going beyond active, budget pro-active: PM Narendra Modi

    Terming the budget 'proactive' amid extraordinary circumstances, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it focuses on sectors that will rapidly increase both wealth and wellness.

    Narendra Modi Stadium: All about world’s largest cricket arena in Motera

    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.

    Private role vital for creating 21st century defence ecosystem: PM Narendra Modi

    "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.

    PM Narendra Modi not on Tooter, say government officials

    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

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses meeting of BJP's new national office-bearers

    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.

    Deep Sidhu has been with Narendra Modi, Amit Shah: Mehbooba Mufti

    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.

    India to soon become big producer of defence equipment: PM Narendra Modi

    "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.

    India capable of meeting all challenges: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    "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.

    Centre, states need to work closely to boost economic growth: PM Narendra Modi

    "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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi writes letter to Gujarat BJP, hails its 'page committee' drive

    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.

    India committed to bring natural gas under GST, says PM Narendra Modi

    He said India was spending 7.5 trillion rupees ($103.05 billion) over 5 years to build its oil and gas infrastructure.

    PM Narendra Modi hands over indigenous Arjun main battle tank to Indian Army

    ​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.

    PM Narendra Modi congratulates Indian cricket team for win in Australia

    India won the fourth and final Test of the series with three wickets, clinching the series by 2-1.

    Narendra Modi pitches for private enterprise, says if 'babus' belong to country so do youngsters

    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 speaks to Union minister Shripad Naik

    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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets nation on harvest festivals

    "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.

    Chamoli glacier burst: PM Narendra Modi discusses relief efforts with Uttarakhand MPs

    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

    Dynastic politics burdens country with incompetence: PM Narendra Modi

    "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.

    India's health sector overcame trial by fire amid Covid-19: PM Modi

    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

    PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate IISF 2020

    "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.

    Budget has given huge impetus on health sector & infrastructure: Prime minister Narendra Modi

    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.”

    BJP resolution lauds PM, Centre for farm laws, handling LAC standoff and COVID-19 pandemic

    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.

    GoAir sacks senior pilot for offensive tweets on PM Narendra Modi

    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."

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Assam's Dhekiajuli on February 7: Sarbananda Sonowal

    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.

    Previous governments drafted Union Budget with eye on vote bank: PM Narendra Modi

    "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.

    View: With spendthrift new Budget, Narendra Modi is undermining his greatest strength as economic manager

    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.

    Narendra Modi 'earned and achieved' prime ministership: Pranab Mukherjee in memoir

    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".

    Narendra Modi must spend more time in Parliament: Pranab Mukherjee in Memoir

    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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to brainstorm with economists ahead of upcoming Budget

    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.

    Collaboration shown in fighting Covid valuable takeaway: PM Modi at workshop with 10 nations

    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.

    PM Modi launches 'Mahabahu-Brahmaputra' project in Assam

    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 Narendra Modi speaks to Ganguly, wishes him speedy recovery

    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.

    Innovation, integrity, inclusion will help build Atmanirbhar Bharat: Narendra Modi

    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.

    I see Tamil Nadu evolving as the tank manufacturing hub of India: PM Modi

    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.

    Israeli PM Netanyahu greets "great friend" Narendra Modi on 72nd Republic Day

    "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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Pradhan Mantri Bal Puraskar-winning children

    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.

    Era of insurgency and violence in J&K and Bodoland ended in PM Narendra Modi's rule: Amit Shah

    “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.

    Netaji would have been proud to see the India of today, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    "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”.

    President Trump presents Legion of Merit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    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.

    India proved wrong everyone who raised apprehensions about COVID-19 handling, says PM Modi

    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.

    Host farmers at your house like you treated Obama: Asaduddin Owaisi to PM Modi

    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.

    PM Narendra Modi pays homage to Guru Gobind Singh on his 'Parkash Purab'

    "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.

    Budget session of Parliament: PM Narendra Modi to chair all-party meeting on January 30

    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.

    Will do everything possible for welfare of people in tea garden: FM Sitharaman

    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.

    PM Narendra Modi named Somnath Temple trust chairman; 2nd PM to hold post

    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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi invites Bangladesh to join the BRICS Bank

    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.

    PM Narendra Modi greets H D Kumaraswamy on his birthday

    "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.

    UK invites PM Narendra Modi to attend G7 summit; An opportunity to meet Joe Biden

    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."

    PM Narendra Modi flags off eight trains to boost connectivity to Statue of Unity

    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.

    Not impressed by Narendra Modi's remarks: Protesting farmers at Singhu border

    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.

    Gujarat: PM Narendra Modi meets people from various groups in Kutch

    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 Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000-crore 'Startup India Seed Fund'

    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.

    PM Narendra Modi to launch Co-WIN app today as formal vaccine rollout starts

    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.

    View: Narendra Modi — The last-mile Prime Minister

    PM Modi has adopted a different approach in which the Centre is deeply involved in the execution.

    PM Narendra Modi to kick off vaccination drive, Bengaluru to have 10 facilities

    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.

    We will never forget cowardly attack on our Parliament: PM Narendra Modi

    "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.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch COVID-19 vaccination drive on Saturday at 10:30

    Modi is also likely to launch the Co-WIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network) App, a digital platform created for real-time monitoring of COVID-19 vaccine delivery and distribution.

    Oxford Languages picks 'Aatmanirbharta' as the Hindi word of 2020

    There was a massive increase in the usage of 'aatmanirbharta' following the PM's address.

    PM Narendra Modi defends farm laws, says it would benefit farmers

    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.

    India, Uzbekistan stand together against terrorism: PM Narendra Modi

    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

    Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday

    After an hour-long meeting with Shah, both Khattar and Chautala said they have discussed the prevailing law and order situation in the state. "There is no threat to the Haryana government and it will last its full five year term," Chautala had said.

    PM Narendra Modi to address international Bharati festival on Dec 11

    The event is being conducted as part of the 138th birth anniversary celebration of Tamil poet and writer Mahakavi Subramanya Bharati. This year the festival is being organised in virtual mode due to the pandemic.

    PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of new Parliament building

    Modi performed the bhoomi poojan ceremony for the new Parliament building with six Hindu priests and in the presence of holy persons from different religions. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson cabinet ministers, MPs and dignitaries from various countries attended the programme.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people on Diwali

    "Wishing everyone a Happy Diwali! May this festival further brightness and happiness. May everyone be prosperous and healthy," PM tweeted.

    PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation of new Parliament building today

    The new building will also have a grand Constitution Hall to showcase India's democratic heritage, a lounge for members of Parliament, a library, multiple committee rooms, dining areas and ample parking space.

    PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation of new Parliament building on Thursday

    Lok Sabha Speaker Birla had earlier said, "The existing temple of democracy is completing 100 years... It is a matter of pride for our countrymen that the new one will be built by our own people as a prime example of Aatmanirbhar Bharat."

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people on Dhanteras

    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.

    PM Narendra Modi greets Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on her birthday

    Sonia ​Gandhi, who turned 74, has led the Congress for 19 years. She was back in the saddle last year as Congress' interim chief after Rahul Gandhi resigned taking responsibility for the party's defeat in the Lok Sabha polls.

    Reforms needed for development, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    The government believes in all-round holistic reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed after inaugurating the construction of the Agra Metro project via video conferencing.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi should quit if he can't repeal farm laws, says Congress

    "People have elected this government and not the Supreme Court. Then why does the government want people to go to elsewhere?" Surjewala asked.

    Govt committed to fulfilling dreams of Babasaheb Ambedkar: Narendra Modi

    Babasaheb fought all his life against discrimination, degradation, and deprivation in the Indian society. He was the one who inspired the Modern Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination of Dalits, women, and labour. He was Independent India's first law minister and the principal architect of the Constitution of India.

    PM Narendra Modi to address IIT2020 global summit

    The PanIIT USA is an organisation that is more than 20 years old. Since 2003, it has organised this conference and invited speakers from different sectors, including industry, academia and government. The PanIIT USA is run by an all-volunteer team of IIT alumni, the PMO said.

    After China deal, Angela Merkel reaches out to Narendra Modi, proposes India-EU trade pact

    In a free-wheeling and unstructured video-meet between the two leaders, Merkel sought Modi’s views on a host of global issues including Pakistan, China, incoming Biden administration as well as global trade besides fight against the pandemic, ET has reliably gathered.

    PM Modi greets nation on Republic Day

    "Wishing all the people of India a Happy Republic Day. Jai Hind!" Modi tweeted.

    PM Narendra Modi looking to ensure seamless coronavirus vaccine delivery

    Over half-a-dozen ministries at the Centre and another dozen departments in each state could be involved in this massive vaccine distribution exercise from early next year.

    PM Narendra Modi to interact with 3 teams involved in developing Covid vaccine

    "Tomorrow, on 30th November, 2020, PM @narendramodi will interact, via video conferencing, with three teams that are involved in developing a COVID-19 vaccine. The teams he will interact with are from Gennova Biopharma, Biological E and Dr. Reddy's," it said.

    Prime Minister Modi visits Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's ancestral home in Kolkata

    Modi was also given a quick walkthrough of the museum, which houses the photographs of the Azad Hind Fauj.

    PM Narendra Modi to review Covid vaccine work in Ahmedabad, Pune and Hyderabad

    The drug maker had earlier announced that the phase-I clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, ZyCoV-D, has been completed and it has commenced phase-II clinical trials from August.

    Decoding PM Narendra Modi's exclusive interview to ET

    In an exclusive conversation with ET's Pranab Dhal Samanta and Bodhisatva Ganguli, PM Narendra Modi defined the approach of 'New India' in a fast-shaping new pandemic world order. He also talked how pre-emptive strategies like the lockdown helped save many lives; how the economy is on the road to recovery and why he is still optimistic of achieving the target of $5 trillion economy by 2024. Tune in as Pranab Dhal Samanta decodes the Prime Minister's first interview after the COVID-19 outbreak. (Text: ET Bureau)Decoding PM Narendra Modi's exclusive interview to ET

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