Narendra Modi

  • LDF betrayed Kerala like Judas did to Jesus Christ: PM Modi
    New Delhi, March 30 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday targeted Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front over the gold smuggling scam, saying the Communist Party of India-Marxist-led government "betrayed" the people of the state just as Judas did to Jesus for a few pieces of silver. He also slammed the LDF government on the manner in which it dealt with the agitation against the decision to implement a Supreme Court verdict allowing entry of women in all age g
  • Modi meets Matuas in Bangladesh, influential voters in Bengal
    New Delhi, March 27 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday offered prayers at a Matua temple in Bangladesh's Orakandi, the birthplace of Hindu mystic figure and Matua community's spiritual guru Harichand Thakur. Modi, who was wearing a mask, offered prayers at the Harichand-Guruchand Temple, where he was welcomed with 'Dhaak, Shankh, Ulu' in line with local rituals. Orakandi is the abode of hundreds of Hindu Matua community, a large number of whom are res
  • Modi-Mamata clash over 'tolabaji', PM says CM's 'bhaipo' only single window in industry scarce Bengal
    Kharagpur/Haldia, March 20 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday alleged TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee presided over an administration full of "tolabaj" and corrupt people, provoking an angry riposte from the Bengal leader who branded the BJP the "biggest extortionist" in the world. Addressing a rally in Kharagpur, his second in West Bengal in three days, Modi launched a personal attack on the West Bengal chief minister, claiming her lawmaker nephew Abhishek
  • NE will be main development hub of India: Prime Minister
    Guwahati, March 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing his first election rally in Bhatgram here on Thursday said that the northeast region would be the key development hub of India and the NDA government has already re-established air, rail, road and water connectivity between the region and other part of the country. The Congress's vote bank politics, wrong policies and corruptions made Assam a detached place besides destroying it's culture and traditions,
  • 'Khela' will end, 'vikas' start: Modi tells Didi
    Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Countering Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress' popular slogan "Khela Hobe", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday trained guns at the West Bengal chief minister countering her with politics of developments, instead of unabated violence. "Didi bole khela hobe, BJP bole chaakri hobe. Didi bole khela hobe, BJP bole vikas hobe. Didi bole khela hobe, BJP bole shiksha hobe....Khela shesh hobe, Didi ar vikas aarambho hobe, (Didi says there
  • Congress only showed dreams of development in Assam; promises fulfilled by PM Modi: Irani
    Sivasagar (Assam), March 13 (PTI) Union minister and senior BJP leader Smriti Zubin Irani said here on Saturday the opposition Congress only showed dreams of development during its regime in Assam, but the promises were fulfilled after the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power at the Centre. Addressing her second rally during the day ahead of the state assembly elections, the Union textiles minister alleged that the Congress "looted public money"
  • 'Trinamool ka khela khatam, vikas shuru': PM Modi
    Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) In his first public rally after announcement of dates for the eight-phase Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday went full-throttle against the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal. Countering Trinamool's 'Khela hobe' campaign slogan, he said: "Trinamool ka khela khatam, vikas shuru... What game have you not played with people of Bengal? Extortion, corruption... you even played with the lives of peo
  • Modi prepares development roadmap for Bengal
    Kolkata, March 7 (IANS) Preparing a roadmap for the upcoming state Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government has shattered the expectations of people in West Bengal. "Bengal wants development, peace and property. People want Bengal to reach the peak of developments. They want Sonar Bangla (Golden Bengal). People have come here to bring real change in Bengal," he said. Modi was addressing a huge
  • PM stresses on synergy between colleges, universities
    New Delhi, March 3 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday emphasised on the need for better synergy between colleges and universities and directed for the implementation of all the provisions of the National Education Policy from pre-nursery to PhD "quickly". The Prime Minister expressed his views while addressing a webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions regarding the Education sector, saying, "the Budget will be of immense help in this re
  • Modi receives his 1st Covid vaccine dose at AIIMS
    New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the first dose of Covid vaccine here at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday, leading the country in the third phase of the inoculation drive as a massive chunk of population aged above 60 and those above 45 with comorbidities prepare to take the shots. Modi was administered Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. "Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS," he informed on Twitter. At t
  • 70% people in Bengal, Assam satisfied with PM's work
    New Delhi, February 27 (IANS): Around 70 per cent of people in West Bengal and Assam are satisfied with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies and works, stated a survey carried out by IANS C-Voter. The survey was carried out in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam and the Union Territory of Puducherry where Assembly polls are scheduled in March-May. The survey also stated that around 40 per cent people in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are completely unsatisfied with Modi'
  • Mamata writes to Modi seeking help to buy vaccines for everybody
    Kolkata, February 24 (IANS): With high-voltage state Assembly polls round the corner, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting the Centre to support in purchasing the required number of Covid-19 vaccines "on top priority basis". She said that the state government wants to provide coronavirus vaccines "free of cost to all people" in order to make the forthcoming elections safe for general voters.
  • India's growth engine to be powered by Assam, NE: PM
    Guwahati, February 22 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India's growth engine would be further boosted with the development of Assam and the northeastern region. Addressing a massive public gathering at Silapathar in eastern Assam's Dhemaji district, the Prime Minister said that the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' vision would be further strengthened with the 'Aatmanirbhar Assam' and northeast. "To achieve the Atmanirbhar Bharat vision co
  • It is always special to be in Assam: Modi
    New Delhi, February 21 (IANS): A day before his visit to poll-bound Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it is always special to be in the Northeastern state. "It is always special to be in Assam. Tomorrow, 22nd February, I will once again have the opportunity to interact with the people of Assam at a public meeting in Dhemaji. At the programme, various development works will be launched," tweeted Modi. During his visit to Assam on Monday, the Prime Minist
  • PM in Assam, Bengal on Monday to launch several projects
    New Delhi, February 20 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the poll-bound states of Assam and West Bengal on Monday to launch and lay the foundation stones of several projects. The PMO said he will dedicate to the nation important projects of the oil and gas sector in an event organised at Silapathar in Assam, and also inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of engineering colleges during the event. Later in the day, he will inaugurate several railway projects at Hoog
  • One must be restrained and sensitive while in power: Modi
    New Delhi, February 19 (IANS): The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that one has to be restrained and sensitive while in power. Addressing the Visva-Bharati University convocation virtually, the Prime Minister said, "Responsibility comes with knowledge and power. Just as one has to be restrained and sensitive while in power, every scholar also has to be responsible towards those who do not have knowledge." Addressing the students, he said, "Your knowledg
  • PM for turning India into global software hub under Aatmanirbhar Bharat flagship
    New Delhi, February 18 (IANS): Addressing the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) Technology and Leadership (NLT) event on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while commending the role played by IT sector, exhorted them to help achieve the country greater heights. Making India a global software hub The PM drawing attention to the fact that India's IT industry had made deep impact world over but could not benefit from the country's huge do
  • Looking at building quality infrastructure of Rs 110 lakh cr: Modi
    Kochi, February 14 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who launched various new projects of central public sector organisations in Kerala's Kochi on Sunday, announced that his government us looking at building infrastructure worth Rs 110 lakh crore to power India's rise. During his flying visit, amid tight security, to Kerala's commercial capital, Modi who inaugurated the five new projects from a single venue, said the definition and scope of infrastructure has changed
  • PM hands over Arjun MBT Mark 1A to Army, kicks off several TN projects
    Chennai, February 14 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday handed over the indigenously developed Arjun Main Battle Tank Mark 1A to the Indian Army here and said India believes in peace but will protect its sovereignty at all costs. Modi handed over the tank to Army Chief General M.M. Naravane. He accepted a salute by the state-of-the-art tank, indigenously designed, developed and manufactured by the Defence Research and Development Organisation's Combat Vehicles Res
  • Learn from Deendayal about public conduct: Modi tells MPs
    New Delhi, February 11 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid rich tribute to Deendayal Upadhyaya and said that present-day leaders should learn from the late BJS leader on how to conduct themselves in public life while upholding democratic values. "Deendayal Upadhyaya used to say that only a strong nation can contribute to the world. This is the basic concept of an 'Atmanirbhar' (self-reliant) India today. It is with this ideal that the country is moving