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  • PM Modi, political leaders wish Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on his birthday Aug 16, 2022 03:49 PM IST

    PM Modi, political leaders wish Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on his birthday

    Political leaders across party lines wished Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on his birthday.

  • PM Modi gives 'Jai Anusandhan' slogan to push for innovation Aug 15, 2022 01:25 PM IST

    PM Modi gives 'Jai Anusandhan' slogan to push for innovation

    Recalling the slogan given by former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, Modi noted that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee added ’Jai Vigyan’ to it.

  • India@75 | Key takeaways from PM Modi’s address to the nation on Independence Day Aug 15, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    India@75 | Key takeaways from PM Modi’s address to the nation on Independence Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort during the celebration of 76th Independence Day. PM Modi offered tributes to freedom fighters, including Mahatma Gandhi, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Babasaheb Ambedkar, Veer Savarkar, Bhagat Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru. Modi concluded his speech with the slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Vande Mataram’. Here are some of the key points from his address to the nation:

  • Every Indian should be proud of country, parliamentary democracy: Yogi Adityanath Aug 15, 2022 12:16 PM IST

    Every Indian should be proud of country, parliamentary democracy: Yogi Adityanath

    Addressing the gathering after hoisting the tricolour on the occasion of the 76th Independence Day at the Vidhan Bhavan here, Adityanath said, ”The country’s 135 crore people, in one voice and with the concept (parikalpana) of ’Ek Bharat, Sarva Shreshth Bharat’ (One India, Best India), have hoisted the tricolour, which is the pride of India. The national flag is being hoisted on every house, office and commercial establishment,” Adityanath said.

  • Independence Day 2022: Watch Indian flag being hoisted at highest battlefield in the world Aug 15, 2022 12:01 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022: Watch Indian flag being hoisted at highest battlefield in the world

    The Siachen Glacier region often faces zero visibility and the soldiers have to carry on their duties in inhuman conditions. In the video, the Siachen Warriors are seen trudging along in a snow covered region with the Indian flag before hoisting it.

  • Nepotism and corruption two big challenges before country, have to fight them together: PM Modi Aug 15, 2022 09:58 AM IST

    Nepotism and corruption two big challenges before country, have to fight them together: PM Modi

    Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 76th Independence Day, Modi described nepotism as an ”evil” and said the country needs to come together against it.

  • 76th Independence Day | PM Narendra Modi's I-Day look over the years Aug 15, 2022 09:49 AM IST

    76th Independence Day | PM Narendra Modi's I-Day look over the years

    The prime minister is known for his tradition of donning flamboyant and colorful turbans for his Independence Day and Republic Day looks since 2014.

  • 76th Independence Day 2022 Highlights: Celebrations across India; PM Modi sets 'Panch Pran' target for next 25 years Aug 15, 2022 05:57 AM IST

    76th Independence Day 2022 Highlights: Celebrations across India; PM Modi sets 'Panch Pran' target for next 25 years

    76th Independence Day 2022 Highlights: In his ninth consecutive Independence Day address, the Prime Minister set out a 25 year goal for the world’s largest democracy and declared ‘paanch pran‘ or five pledges that included - an aim for a developed India, removal of any trace of colonial mindset, taking pride in our roots, unity, and sense of duty among the citizens.

  • President Murmu, PM Modi celebrate Raksha Bandhan, extend wishes Aug 11, 2022 02:38 PM IST

    President Murmu, PM Modi celebrate Raksha Bandhan, extend wishes

    The festival celebrates the bond between siblings and traditionally investing the brothers with a share of responsibility of their sister’s potential care.

  • PM Modi congratulates medal winners of Commonwealth Games 2022 Aug 07, 2022 10:10 PM IST

    PM Modi congratulates medal winners of Commonwealth Games 2022

    Lauding boxer Mohammad Hussamuddin for winning the bronze at the Games, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he is an excellent boxer who has succeeded in many sporting events.

  • Har Ghar Tiranga: People join campaign to celebrate 75 years of India's Independence Aug 05, 2022 03:20 PM IST

    Har Ghar Tiranga: People join campaign to celebrate 75 years of India's Independence

    With Independence Day approaching, various forms of the tricolor can be seen dominating the market all over India under the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign as people from across the country are participating extensively in the campaign with full fervor.

  • Viral: 6-year-old writes to PM Modi about rising cost of Maggi, pencils Aug 02, 2022 09:42 AM IST

    Viral: 6-year-old writes to PM Modi about rising cost of Maggi, pencils

    A six-year-old has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to complain about the rising cost of living – more specifically about how it has led to Maggi and pencils becoming more expensive.

  • A swelling mountain of bills plagues India’s power industry Jul 31, 2022 09:42 AM IST

    A swelling mountain of bills plagues India’s power industry

    The financially squeezed distributors are often seen as the weakest link in the country’s electricity industry, causing distress that trickles through the chain, from power producers, to coal suppliers and project lenders.

  • In Pics: PM Modi lays foundation stone of IFSCA HQ, launches India's first bullion exchange Jul 29, 2022 08:00 PM IST

    In Pics: PM Modi lays foundation stone of IFSCA HQ, launches India's first bullion exchange

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the headquarters of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) in GIFT City, Gandhinagar on July 29 and also launched the India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX), India’s first International Bullion Exchange in GIFT-IFSC.

  • 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad: PM Narendra Modi kicks off the opening ceremony Jul 29, 2022 01:31 PM IST

    44th FIDE Chess Olympiad: PM Narendra Modi kicks off the opening ceremony

    The sporting event will be held in the nearby Mamallapuram, about 50 km from here. The Olympiad is being held in India for the first time ever, after being moved out of Russia following its invasion of Ukraine and has attracted a record number of entries in the Open (188) and women's (162) sections.

  • PM Modi asks BJP-ruled states to boost biz environment, ensure complete coverage of welfare schemes Jul 24, 2022 11:06 PM IST

    PM Modi asks BJP-ruled states to boost biz environment, ensure complete coverage of welfare schemes

    During the meeting, PM Modi emphasised on better implementation of some key schemes and initiatives of the government such as GatiShakti, Har Ghar Jal, Svamitva, DBT implementation and others, the BJP said in a statement.

  • Government forms panel to make "more effective and transparent" MSP Jul 19, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    Government forms panel to make "more effective and transparent" MSP

    The panel, headed by former agriculture secretary Sanjay Agrawal, will have 26 members including farmer representatives, agri-scientists and agri economists as well as officials from central and state government, a notification issued by the Ministry of Agriculture said.

  • Polling In Pics | PM Modi, chief ministers, and MPs cast their votes in presidential election Jul 18, 2022 12:07 PM IST

    Polling In Pics | PM Modi, chief ministers, and MPs cast their votes in presidential election

    Around 4,800 MLAs and MPs will cast their votes till 5 pm for the presidential election. The NDA's presidential candidate is Droupadi Murmu whereas the Opposition candidate is Yashwant Sinha.

  • Not seeking independence but meaningful autonomy for Tibet, says the Dalai Lama Jul 14, 2022 04:45 PM IST

    Not seeking independence but meaningful autonomy for Tibet, says the Dalai Lama

    Advocating resolution to all disputes through dialogue, he asserted that all human beings are equal and they need to rise above the narrow-minded approach of ”my nation, my ideology” which is the main trigger for fights among people.

  • In Pics | PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 296-km long Bundelkhand Expressway next week Jul 13, 2022 06:20 PM IST

    In Pics | PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 296-km long Bundelkhand Expressway next week

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh on July 16. The 296 Km, four-lane expressway has been constructed at a cost of around Rs 14,850 crores, under the aegis of Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA), and can later be expanded up to six lanes as well.

  • BJP banking on Modi's popularity as it has nothing to show: Himachal Cong president Jul 12, 2022 05:47 PM IST

    BJP banking on Modi's popularity as it has nothing to show: Himachal Cong president

    Had the Jai Ram Thakur-led BJP government carried out development works, it would not have taken the support of PM Modi for all things, especially to seek votes for the Vidhan Sabha elections, she said.

  • In Pics | Prime Minister Modi at the inauguration of Deoghar airport in Jharkhand Jul 12, 2022 05:02 PM IST

    In Pics | Prime Minister Modi at the inauguration of Deoghar airport in Jharkhand

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 12 inaugurated the 657-acre Deoghar airport, constructed at a cost of Rs 401 crore. During the day, PM Modi also laid foundation stones for various development initiatives and inaugurated multiple projects.

  • Opposition slams PM Modi for unveiling national emblem atop new Parliament building Jul 11, 2022 06:01 PM IST

    Opposition slams PM Modi for unveiling national emblem atop new Parliament building

    The Constitution separates powers of parliament, government & judiciary. As head of the government, the Prime Minister should not have unveiled the national emblem atop the new parliament building, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi said.

  • National emblem installation should not be linked to religious ceremony: CPI(M) Jul 11, 2022 04:38 PM IST

    National emblem installation should not be linked to religious ceremony: CPI(M)

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the national emblem cast on the roof of the new Parliament building on Monday. Officials said the emblem has been cast at the top of the central foyer of the new Parliament building and a supporting structure of steel, weighing around 6,500 kg, has been constructed to support it.

  • PM Modi announces one-day mourning in honour of Shinzo Abe. Here's how others reacted Jul 08, 2022 02:56 PM IST

    PM Modi announces one-day mourning in honour of Shinzo Abe. Here's how others reacted

    PM Modi mourned the demise of Shinzo Abe, 67, and recounted how the former Japanese PM had dedicated his life to make the world a better place. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also joined him in mourning and said “India today has lost a close friend”.

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