Tag archive for ‘Narendra Modi’
By Manisha Sen On Thursday, August 13th, 2020

Priest who shared stage with Modi tests positive; India sees record number of cases

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) – India reported another record jump in its surging coronavirus cases on Thursday with nearly 67,000 new infections, among them a religious leader who shared a stage with Prime Minister More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Indian PM lays foundation of temple at razed mosque site

AYODHYA, India (AP) — Despite the coronavirus restricting a large crowd, Hindus rejoiced Wednesday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke ground on a long-awaited temple of their most revered god, Ram, at More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Indian PM set to visit temple site despite minister having COVID-19

LUCKNOW, India/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a foundation-laying ceremony for a Hindu temple on Wednesday, organisers said, even though his interior minister has contracted More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 30th, 2020

Gujarat cadre IAS officer Hardik Satishchandra Shah appointed PS to PM Modi

New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) IAS officer Hardik Satishchandra Shah has been appointed the Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to a Personnel Ministry order issued on Thursday. Gujarat cadre More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 20th, 2020

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM on LAC standoff, BJP accuses him of indulging in mudslinging

New Delhi: In a sharper attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the LAC standoff in Ladakh is not simply a border dispute but a design by China to attack his image as More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, July 19th, 2020

Some people think building Ram Mandir will eradicate coronavirus: Sharad Pawar

Solapur (Maharashtra): NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said some people think building a temple will help eradicating the COVID-19 pandemic, a day after the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust suggested More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Indian leader’s virus fund won’t disclose donors, payments

New Delhi: Bejon Misra responded quickly to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal in March for donations to a new fund to strengthen the country’s fight against the coronavirus. The website of the Prime More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, July 11th, 2020

Kejriwal writes to PM Modi to cancel final year exams in universities

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday seeking cancellation of final year exams of Delhi University and other Central universities. Delhi Chief Minister More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, July 3rd, 2020

PM reaches Ladakh on surprise visit amid border tensions with China

Leh (Ladakh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a surprise visit to Ladakh and was briefed by senior officers at a forward position in Nimu amid ongoing tension with China. PM Narendra Modi on Friday visited More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Modi warns of coronavirus ‘negligence’ as some cities extend lockdowns

Chennai/Guwahati: India’s prime minister on Tuesday warned citizens against flouting rules to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, as he extended a vast social security scheme until November. A healthcare More...