Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicPrime Minister Narendra Modi

Topic: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

It’s sabka saath, sabka vikaas, sabka libaas for PM Modi—but there are some fashion no-gos

Narendra Modi dresses to impress and include, as evident in the wide variety outfits he has donned over the years. But there is an obvious exception.

Covid review turns into political blame game as Modi ‘names & shames’ Oppn states for fuel taxes

PM Modi singled out Opposition-ruled states for doing ‘injustice’ to the people by not reducing fuel taxes. He also praised BJP-ruled states for following Centre’s recommendations.

Ajay Sood — Modi govt’s new top scientist has 7 patents, won India’s highest science prize

Sood, a physicist from IISc, succeeds renowned biologist K. VijayRaghavan as Principal Scientific Adviser. He is a member of Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council to PM.

Building bridges with Sikhs, fighting ‘fanaticism’ at core of Modi’s Red Fort address tonight

PM Modi will address nation Thursday night to commemorate 400th Parkash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur. Showcasing India's treatment of minorities among objectives too.

From Umiya Temple to Hanuman statue, Modi is ramping up devotional outreach in Gujarat

PM Modi is currently in Gujarat to launch various development projects. However, he has also been marking his presence, even if virtually, at several religious and spiritual events in the state.

‘Immersive’ look at 1998 Pokhran test, Emergency — new museum shows highs & lows of 13 past PMs

PM Modi inaugurated Rs 271 crore the Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya — Museum of Prime Ministers — Thursday. Exhibits range from civil nuclear agreement and Pokhran, to Bofors and Emergency.

BJP’s ‘double-engine’ pitch sells development but UP still lagging. See these indicators

Enabling infrastructure such as industrial corridor, export promotion industrial parks and trade exhibition centers remains woefully inadequate in the state.

Yogi would make up for time lost due to Covid if BJP govt voted to power, PM Modi says

Modi's remarks praising Yogi Adityanath’s work in UP at a virtual poll rally appeared to settle the debate over BJP’s CM face for the upcoming assembly elections.

Modi govt hijacked democracy, deceived Parliament, duped SC, says Congress on Pegasus row

The Congress intends to raise the issue in the budget session next week and will demand accountability from Prime Minister Modi and the BJP government on the floor of Parliament.

Netaji’s statue will inspire future generations as he refused to bow before British: PM Modi

Unveiling a grand hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate Sunday, Prime Minister Modi said the hologram statue will soon be replaced by a granite statue.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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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