Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicNarendra Modi

Topic: Narendra Modi

Modi calling regional languages India’s soul tells BJP to desist politics in Hindi’s name

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PM Modi to attend Quad summit in Tokyo

During his visit to the country, Modi will have bilateral meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and US President Joe Biden, MEA said.

We have transparently moved to 5G from corruption-ridden 2G era, says Modi at TRAI event

In a virtual address at the silver jubilee celebrations of the telecommunications regulatory body, Modi promised India 6G by end of decade.

‘Igniting hope’ in India — Amit Shah, Jaishankar, Sindhu & others discuss Modi@20 in new book

'Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery' is a collection of 21 articles by writers also including Nandan Nilekani, Sudha Murthy, Uday Kotak. It focusses on Modi's character, style of working.

Reform WHO to build more resilient global health architecture, says Modi at world Covid summit

The Prime Minister told participants that India’s vaccination programme was the largest in the world, ‘we can produce 5 billion doses this year’.

Modi is a polarising figure and that’s not a bad thing. But we need answers to 3 questions

Concerns of Modi critics are valid, but not enough to justify the horror and fear. TV debates and the press are wrong about why he's so polarising.

Europe dreams of military power, but NATO’s still in charge. India must engage with caution

Europe's defence capabilities vs NATO to Russia's invasion of Ukraine — joint statements signed during Modi's visit reflect shortcomings.

Gujarat is no Delhi. Challenge goes beyond ‘development’—contesting Modi’s iconic image

'Development' has again entered the political vocabulary of Gujarat. But Arvind Kejriwal must understand voters might not want the 'Delhi model'.

Our take on WHO’s Covid deaths estimate, RBI rate hike, SC’s vaccine take — in 50 words

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World today looks at India with great confidence, Modi at industry event

The Prime Minister said his recent Europe visit had shown him the ‘optimism and trust’ the world has in India.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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