Home Tags Narendra Modi

Topic: Narendra Modi

File image of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (left) with PM Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind | Photo: PTI

‘Like Hanuman got medicine’ — Brazil’s Bolsonaro invokes Ramayana in Covid-19 letter to Modi

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has thanked PM Narendra Modi for easing restrictions on the export of hydroxychloroquine to fight Covid-19.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the nation on coronavirus pandemic in New Delhi, Thursday | PTI

What PM wants, who Vasundhara Raje praises & who’s mad at WHO

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the issue of coronavirus | Screengrab

PM Modi expresses disapproval over fake campaign to honour him

Modi took to social media to distance himself from a viral message that asked people to give him a standing ovation for five minutes at 5 pm on Sunday.

Modi’s chloroquine ‘gift’ to Trump and lives vs livelihoods during Covid-19 lockdown

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint
File photo of PM Modi taking a dip at the Sangam in Prayagraj during the Kumbh Mela | narendramodi/Instagram

Liberals blaming Modi for unscientific India should recall Nehru’s pujas at Independence

Nehru never embraced rationality even when he had the right historical moment to do so. Liberals today must not pretend the problem began in 2014.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Prime Minster Narendra Modi at tea time during the At Home reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

What if coronavirus crisis had hit India under Manmohan Singh, not Modi

Singh was a quiet power — driven by institutions and systems, Modi is visible and vocal, powered by his own personality. Both bring unique strengths to tackle coronavirus.

Modi-Trump’s crushingly tight hug & the truth behind the Great Wall of China

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Enough of mann ki baat Modiji. Covid-19 war is the time to take some questions

Leaders like Donald Trump and Boris Johnson have held press briefings related to the coronavirus pandemic while PM Modi has only delivered speeches.
File image of BJP leaders (from left) Narendra Modi, L.K. Advani and Amit Shah at a 2019 function | Photo: PTI

From 2 Lok Sabha seats to 18 crore members, 10 biggest milestones of BJP’s 40-year journey

Beginning with less than 8% votes in 1984, the BJP has formed the central govt 5 times, and now rules India with a commanding 303-seat majority.
File photo | PM Narendra Modi talks to chief ministers on plan to tackle coronavirus | Narendramodi.in

Delhi to Kerala — State response to Covid-19 makes it clear India needs a new health policy

The 123-year-old Epidemic Diseases Act isn’t good enough for a pandemic in the Information Age. India must revisit the National Health Bill that wasn’t passed.

On Camera

File photo | Dr Li Wenliang, who died of the novel coronavirus | Wikimedia Commons

China’s blunders in Wuhan should settle the debate about democracy and economic progress

The virus exploded from Wuhan to the world because the Chinese form of government abhors transparency. What they need is democracy — and India should learn this lesson.

Is talk of lifting lockdown premature or is it necessary to allow some economic activity?

As the Narendra Modi government considers the option of extending the Covid-19 lockdown beyond 14 April, concerns around its impact on the economy are growing.

Defence

USS Theodore Roosevelt. Photo | Bloomberg

Indian Navy veterans slam ‘childish’ US response to Roosevelt ship incident

Former Navy Chief Admiral Arun Prakash says captain of USS Theodore Roosevelt should’ve resigned if he felt system let him down, rather than leaking mail to media.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.