Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicNarendra Modi birthday

Topic: Narendra Modi birthday

Modi at 71 has zero challenge. But one CM is emulating him, a divisive, rising BJP star

Yogi has put high command in a tough situation. If he doesn’t win UP next year, it will set back BJP’s prospects in 2024. If he wins, it will be seen as his win as much as theirs.

On Modi’s eighth birthday in office, a look at the PM’s second term so far

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 71 Friday, received greetings from several political leaders, President Kovind and Vice-President Naidu among others.

‘Incarnation of Lord Krishna, India’s crown jewel’ — BJP leaders wish PM Modi on 70th birthday

The BJP also organised several events to celebrate the PM Modi's birthday, including a virtual exhibition, quiz competition and a week-long 'Seva Saptah' drive.

Putin wishes PM Modi on his birthday, lauds his contribution in enhancing India-Russia ties

Praising Modi, the Russian President said his activity as India's head of the government has earned him the well-deserved respect of compatriots and high international prestige.

This Surat bakery is celebrating Modi’s 70th birthday with a 771-kg, 71-foot-long cake

Breadliner, a bakery in Surat celebrated PM Modi’s birthday with a 'corona warriors' themed cake and is set to distribute it among children.

Modi turns 70 next week, and clock is ticking for him to change his legacy for the better

Sub-optimal economic legacies are typical of strongman leaders. Modi can avoid that, but things are beginning to get stacked up against him.

BJP eyes ‘Covid-friendly birthday’ for PM Modi, plans mask distribution and blood donation

PM Narendra Modi turns 70 on 17 September and the BJP is trying to plan a birthday celebration that is in line with pandemic-related restrictions.

Butterflies, puja, a meal with mom ⁠— how PM Modi celebrated his 69th birthday

PM Modi's spent his birthday in Gujarat, where he visited the Narmada dam and a butterfly park, apart from his customary visit to his mother.

On birthday, PM Modi to visit Narmada dam he inaugurated in 2017

Prime Minister Modi, who turns 69 Tuesday, will visit Gujarat's Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, which recorded its highest water levels.

Congress gets compliments from unexpected quarters as petrol prices soar

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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