Narendra Modi: News

Narendra Damodardas Modi is the current and the 15th Prime Minister of India and has been in office since May 2014. Born in a Gujarati family, Modi used to be a tea vendor before he became a full time worker for the RSS. Before becoming the PM of India, Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014.

28 Dec 2022


PM Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben hospitalized in Gujarat, condition stable  

Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been hospitalized in Ahmadabad, Gujarat after her health deteriorated on Tuesday night, NDTV reported.

25 Dec 2022

Central Government

Amid COVID-19 scare, Centre issues readiness alert for states, UTs

The Centre has issued fresh instructions to states and union territories to undertake mock COVID-19 preparation and response drills at health facilities.

24 Dec 2022


Omicron BF.7 subvariant to have little impact on India: Experts

Amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BF.7 in China, Indian scientists urged the Centre to bust the misleading information and communicate better about it.

24 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Delhi amid COVID-19 protocol row

Under Rahul Gandhi's leadership, Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Delhi on Saturday.

Udaipur tailor's murder: NIA chargesheets 11 perpetrators including 2 Pakistanis

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday named 11 accused, including two Pakistani nationals, in its chargesheet in the murder case of Udaipur-based tailor Kanhaiya Lal.

23 Dec 2022

COVID-19 India

Here's how states are gearing up for possible COVID-19 outbreak

Amid concerns over the spread of the new COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant BF.7 that reportedly triggered a new wave of cases in China, several states are ramping up testing, ordering local authorities to be vigilant and recommending COVID-appropriate behavior for citizens.

22 Dec 2022


PM chairs high-level COVID-19 meeting, urges wearing masks, increased testing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Thursday to review the COVID-19 situation in India.

19 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Meghalaya: Setback for Congress, senior leader Ampareen Lyngdoh quits

In a major setback to the Congress in Meghalaya ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections, senior party leader and MLA Dr. Ampareen Lyngdoh has quit the grand old party.

18 Dec 2022


Showed 'red card' to obstacles in development of northeast: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a major boost to the Non-Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Meghalaya on Sunday by praising it for implementing development projects.

18 Dec 2022


Pakistan minister Shazia Marri threatens India with 'nuclear war'

Pakistan minister Shazia Marri on Saturday threatened India with "nuclear war," a day after India slammed Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for his derogatory remarks about PM Narendra Modi after the former referred to him as the "butcher of Gujarat."

17 Dec 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Indian roads to match US standards by 2024: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari promised on Friday that road infrastructure in India would be equal to the standard of the United States (US) before the end of 2024.

BJP's nationwide protest against Pakistan minister Bilawal Bhutto's 'Gujarat' remarks

Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi at United Nations Security Council (UNSC) triggered outrage in India.

Bilawal Bhutto's 'Gujarat's butcher' remark on PM Modi triggers outburst

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's recent "butcher of Gujarat" dig on Prime Minister Narendra Modi hasn't gone well in India and has ignited an outburst amongst many.

16 Dec 2022

Vladimir Putin

Russia-Ukraine conflict: PM Modi reiterates need for dialogue to Putin

Speaking to Russia's President Vladimir Putin over the phone, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his call for dialogue and diplomacy to resolve the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, as the former launched fresh strikes on it.

13 Dec 2022

Trinamool Congress

Mohua Moitra rips into Centre over economy, ED raids, elections

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra ripped into the Centre over a range of issues—including its claims of economic development—on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2022

Congress Party

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria arrested over 'kill Modi' remark

The Madhya Pradesh Police arrested Congress leader and former state cabinet minister, Raja Pateria, from Damoh district early on Tuesday after an FIR was registered over his alleged remarks calling for the death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12 Dec 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria's 'kill Modi' remark triggers row

Senior Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Raja Pateria has sparked a major row after allegedly making controversial statements against PM Narendra Modi.

12 Dec 2022


Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel to take oath as CM today

Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the chief minister of Gujarat on Monday, heralding the BJP's seventh term in the state.

11 Dec 2022


PM Modi flags off new Vande Bharat train in Nagpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially flagged off Phase I of the Nagpur Metro rail project on Sunday.

11 Dec 2022


PM to inaugurate North Goa's 1st airport in Mopa today

With an aim to boost connectivity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Mopa International Airport in North Goa on Sunday.

10 Dec 2022

Music Industry

‘Lavani Queen’ singer Sulochana Chavan passes away at 92

Popular Marathi Lavani singer Sulochana Chavan breathed her last on Saturday at her South Mumbai residence. She was 92.

09 Dec 2022

White House

India won't be an ally, but another great power: US

According to a top White House official on Friday (Thursday local time), India will not be the United States' (US) ally, but another great power.

09 Dec 2022

West Bengal

TMC's 'stooge' charge against ECI over Saket Gokhale's 2nd arrest

Just a day after Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Saket Gokhale was arrested again in a reported "fake tweet" allegation against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party leader Derek O'Brien attacked the Election Commission of India (ECI) for being biased.

08 Dec 2022

Bhupendra Patel

Meet Bhupendra 'Patidar' Patel, set to return as Gujarat CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is set to take over the office for the second consecutive term after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) landslide victory in the state Assembly elections.

08 Dec 2022

Bhupender Yadav

Gujarat: CM Bhupendra Patel's oath on Monday; PM to attend

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is expected to take oath of office for the second consecutive time on December 12 following Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) massive victory in the Assembly elections.

07 Dec 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

2022 MCD elections: Kejriwal seeks Centre's support, PM Modi's blessings

Delhi Chief Minister and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday appealed to all political parties to help in making Delhi a clean and corruption-free city.

06 Dec 2022


'Morally inappropriate': Ukraine foreign minister on India-Russia oil deal

Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday slammed India for importing Russian oil at discounted rates amid the war, calling it "morally inappropriate."

05 Dec 2022


Gujarat polling: Congress flags Modi, Shah's 'walk' after casting vote

Gujarat Congress is expected to approach the Election Commission of India (ECI) to complain about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah's 'walk' after voting in the second round of the Gujarat Assembly Elections, India Today reported.

05 Dec 2022


Gujarat election phase-2 begins: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad

The second and final phase of the Gujarat state Assembly elections began for 93 of 182 constituencies in 14 districts across north and central Gujarat on Monday morning at 8 am.

02 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Congress President Kharge likely to stay as Rajya Sabha LoP

Mallikarjun Kharge, the President of the Congress, is reportedly set to continue as the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Rajya Sabha as the grand old party is yet to decide on his replacement in the Parliament.

01 Dec 2022

Mallikarjun Kharge

Gujarat is land of Rambhakts: Modi on Kharge's 'Raavan' jibe

As the first phase of polling for Gujarat state Assembly elections is underway in 19 districts on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a campaign rally at Kalol, Gandhinagar district.

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

'The Kashmir Files' remark: Israel envoy slams IFFI jury chief

The controversial yet popular Bollywood flick The Kashmir Files has again garnered the limelight after the jury chief at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI)—the Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid—called it "vulgar propaganda".

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah will be Republic Day chief guest

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced on Sunday that Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebration in January 2023.

25 Nov 2022

Amit Shah

Rewrite 'distorted' history, Centre will support: Amit Shah to historians

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah urged historians to come forward and help rewrite history in the Indian context on Thursday.

23 Nov 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'Looks like Saddam Hussein': Assam CM Sarma mocks Rahul Gandhi

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has mocked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his bearded Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) look.

21 Nov 2022

Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Budget 2023: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman begins pre-budget talks

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday, as part of pre-Budget 2023-24 consultations, virtually held discussions with experts and industry leaders in infrastructure and climate change areas.

21 Nov 2022


Bihar: 12 killed as truck rams into religious procession

At least 12 people, including several children and women, were killed and many others were injured in the Vaishali district of Bihar, when a truck rammed into a religious procession.

20 Nov 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat election: Help me win every booth, PM Modi appeals

While campaigning for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to voters to help BJP candidates win the election with a majority.

19 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu

'130cr Indians have responsibility to protect Tamil culture': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday termed Kashi and Tamil Nadu as "timeless centers" of culture and civilization in India.

19 Nov 2022

US Senate

On immunity to Saudi Crown Prince, US cites PM Modi

The United States (US) has cited Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi as an example while advancing immunity to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accused of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's assassination.

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