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Narendra Modi is the Prime Minister of India, who first assumed office in 2014 and was re-elected in 2019 General Elections. Modi was Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and represents the Varanasi constituency in Lok Sabha. He has been credited with taking several historic decisions, including abrogation of Article 370, and passing of several significant bills. More

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  • PM Modi ignored COVID crisis to hide his lack of foresightedness: Prashant Kishor Apr 21, 2021 09:01 AM IST

    PM Modi ignored COVID crisis to hide his lack of foresightedness: Prashant Kishor

    Mr Kishor's statement came after PM Modi addressed the nation on the coronavirus situation amid a surge in cases. He also alleged that the Prime Minister bluffed people to claim victory in the battle against the pandemic.

  • PM Modi: Appeal to states to impose lockdowns as last resort, instead focus on micro-containment zones Apr 20, 2021 09:08 PM IST

    PM Modi: Appeal to states to impose lockdowns as last resort, instead focus on micro-containment zones

    The second wave of coronavirus has hit India like a "storm", Modi said, adding that the country is waging another battle against the pandemic.

  • COVID-19 Update | PM Narendra Modi appeals migrants not to leave cities, asks them to remain where they are Apr 20, 2021 09:01 PM IST

    COVID-19 Update | PM Narendra Modi appeals migrants not to leave cities, asks them to remain where they are

    He expressed condolences to all the families who lost their near and dear ones in the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, says Centre's vaccine policy appears hollow, without substance Apr 20, 2021 07:05 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi, says Centre's vaccine policy appears hollow, without substance

    The central government on Monday announced that everyone above 18 years of age will be eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 from May 1, liberalising the vaccination drive to allow states, private hospitals and industrial establishments to procure the doses directly from manufacturers.

  • PM Narendra Modi cancels Europe visit as COVID-19 2nd wave hits India Apr 20, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    PM Narendra Modi cancels Europe visit as COVID-19 2nd wave hits India

    The India-EU summit is scheduled for May 8 in Porto, the second-largest city of Portugal.

  • West Bengal Elections 2021 | 5 reasons why the Left has its back to the wall Apr 20, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021 | 5 reasons why the Left has its back to the wall

    The party that ruled Bengal for 34 uninterrupted years has been relegated to the margins. The assembly election is all about the Trinamool and the BJP. Its history of political violence and dismal economic record have a lot to do with voters’ disenchantment with the Left.

  • PM Narendra Modi to meet COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers at 6 pm today: Here's what to expect Apr 20, 2021 10:56 AM IST

    PM Narendra Modi to meet COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers at 6 pm today: Here's what to expect

    PM Narendra Modi's virtual meeting with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers comes a day after the Centre announced that all Indians above 18 years of age will be eligible to get the jab from May 1.

  • Encourage patients to get COVID-19 vaccine, educate people against rumours: PM Modi to doctors Apr 19, 2021 07:55 PM IST

    Encourage patients to get COVID-19 vaccine, educate people against rumours: PM Modi to doctors

    In a virtual interaction with the country's leading doctors on the pandemic situation and vaccination progress, PM Modi also noted that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in tier-2 and tier-3 cities this time, and asked them to connect with their colleagues working there and give them online consultations to ensure that all protocols are followed correctly.

  • Reached out to PM Modi for additional vaccines, medicines: Mamata Banerjee Apr 19, 2021 04:36 PM IST

    Reached out to PM Modi for additional vaccines, medicines: Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal on Sunday registered its highest single-day spike of 8,419 fresh cases and at least 28 fatalities.

  • COVID-19: PM Modi assures Madhya Pradesh of oxygen, Remdesivir supply Apr 19, 2021 02:12 PM IST

    COVID-19: PM Modi assures Madhya Pradesh of oxygen, Remdesivir supply

    MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had a telephonic conversation with Modi in the morning in connection with measures to check the spread of the viral infection, an official in the CMO said.

  • Kumbh Mela 2021: Largest sects of seers exit festival after PM Narendra Modi's appeal Apr 19, 2021 10:59 AM IST

    Kumbh Mela 2021: Largest sects of seers exit festival after PM Narendra Modi's appeal

    Kumbh Mela 2021 has been at the centre of a controversy amid fears that it could be a super spreader event, with millions flouting rules to take a dip in the River Ganga.

  • Manmohan Singh writes to PM Modi, shares five-point COVID-19 combat strategy Apr 18, 2021 04:07 PM IST

    Manmohan Singh writes to PM Modi, shares five-point COVID-19 combat strategy

    India, on April 18, saw the biggest single-day spike of over 2.61 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 1.47 crore.

  • Congress top brass meets virtually to discuss COVID-19 situation in country Apr 17, 2021 01:08 PM IST

    Congress top brass meets virtually to discuss COVID-19 situation in country

    Congress has been critical of the Modi government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • PM Narendra Modi says 'Kumbh Mela should now only be symbolic' amid COVID-19 second wave Apr 17, 2021 09:30 AM IST

    PM Narendra Modi says 'Kumbh Mela should now only be symbolic' amid COVID-19 second wave

    The ongoing Kumbh Mela has drawn flak from various quarters as the number of COVID-19 cases has zoomed at a rapid pace in the past few weeks.

  • Andhra Pradesh govt says it has no COVID-19 vaccine stock; CM writes to PM Modi for 60 lakh doses Apr 16, 2021 06:39 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh govt says it has no COVID-19 vaccine stock; CM writes to PM Modi for 60 lakh doses

    "I request you, sir, to instruct the officials concerned of Health Ministry to supply 60 lakh doses of COVID vaccine to my state to ensure that all the population above 45 years is vaccinated for the first dose in the next three weeks," YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the letter, the second he sent to the PM in a week.

  • PM Modi calls for increasing production of medical grade oxygen Apr 16, 2021 04:23 PM IST

    PM Modi calls for increasing production of medical grade oxygen

    With cases hitting a new peak in several parts of the country, the demand for medical oxygen has increased as it is a critical component in the treatment of COVID-19-affected patients.

  • India's National Education Policy is futuristic: PM Narendra Modi Apr 14, 2021 12:47 PM IST

    India's National Education Policy is futuristic: PM Narendra Modi

    "India takes pride in being the mother of democracy as it's values are embodied in our social life," Modi said at the Association of Indian Universities' 95th annual meet and a national seminar of vice-chancellors.

  • PM Narendra Modi to hold meeting on issue of CBSE board exams Apr 14, 2021 11:47 AM IST

    PM Narendra Modi to hold meeting on issue of CBSE board exams

    Class 10 and 12 exams are set to begin from May 4 amid demand by some leaders, including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, that they be cancelled amid an alarming rise in the COVID-19 cases across the country.

  • India under PM Modi more likely to respond with military force to Pakistan provocations: US intelligence report Apr 14, 2021 09:43 AM IST

    India under PM Modi more likely to respond with military force to Pakistan provocations: US intelligence report

    The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) in its Annual Threat Assessment report to the US Congress, said although a general war between India and Pakistan is unlikely, crises between the two are likely to become more intense, risking an escalatory cycle.

  • 6th Raisina Dialogue: PM Narendra Modi compares COVID-19 pandemic with 'Third World War' Apr 13, 2021 08:09 PM IST

    6th Raisina Dialogue: PM Narendra Modi compares COVID-19 pandemic with 'Third World War'

    The Indian Premier also said about his government's efforts to save the 1.3 billion people and at the same time supporting other nations in need. He added that India supplied vaccines to over 80 countries.

  • Government should bite the bullet in the Cairn tax dispute Apr 13, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    Government should bite the bullet in the Cairn tax dispute

    Resolving the dispute can shore up India’s ambition to be an investment-friendly destination

  • West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal, says Amit Shah Apr 13, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal, says Amit Shah

    West Bengal Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 17. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • Mamata Banerjee "clean bowled", her entire team asked to leave field, says PM Modi Apr 12, 2021 02:13 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee "clean bowled", her entire team asked to leave field, says PM Modi

    The prime minister also launched a blistering attack on Mamata Banerjee, saying she did not care to express regret after a "leader very close to her" called Scheduled Castes "beggars".

  • 'Tika Utsav' beginning of second big war on COVID-19: PM Narendra Modi Apr 11, 2021 10:48 AM IST

    'Tika Utsav' beginning of second big war on COVID-19: PM Narendra Modi

    Tika Utsav: Anyone eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine should get the jab, and for this the society and administration have to make full efforts, PM Narendra Modi said.

  • ‘BJP Should Show Courage & Share Full Chat’, Prashant Kishor in Response to Clubhouse Conversation on West Bengal Polls Apr 10, 2021 01:38 PM IST

    ‘BJP Should Show Courage & Share Full Chat’, Prashant Kishor in Response to Clubhouse Conversation on West Bengal Polls

    Kishor has issued a rebuttal accusing the BJP of “distorted use of parts of the conversation” while challenging the party to release the “full conversation”.

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