Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat scheme in Ranchi, Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out the ambitious Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (ABPMJAY) on Sunday in Ranchi, Jharkhand. PM Modi’s health scheme aims at providing medical insurance coverage worth Rs.5 lakh each for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization to about 100 million poor households. However, politics over the “biggest health scheme in […]

Congress President Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi on Rafale Deal

In a blistering Congress attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rafale deal, Rahul Gandhi asked the PM to come clean on former French President Francois Hollande’s contradicting remark for the Indian government’s stand on the Rafale deal. “It is very important for PM now to either accept Mr. Hollande’s statement or state that […]

Government will continue to take tough decisions, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that his government will continue to take tough decisions in national interest and also expressed his hope to double the Indian economy to $5 trillion in the next five to seven years. “A country progresses through strong organisational and institutional capacities, which are the result of years of […]

Imran Khan writes to PM Modi seeking resumption of peace dialogue

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to PM Narendra Modi seeking resumption of peace dialogue between India and Pakistan at the UN General Assembly meet later this month in New York. Khan also asked PM Modi to give a green signal to a meeting between external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan’s […]

Special birthday wish for PM Modi from 13000 feet above

Parajumper Shital Mahajan jumped off a plane from a height of 13,000 feet holding a birthday message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chicago, USA on Monday. After the successful jump, Ms Mahajan, 35, uploaded a video of her unique birthday greeting on social networking site Facebook. Ms Mahajan, a Padma Shri awardee, said she […]

PM Modi turns 68, celebrates birthday in Varanasi with schoolchildren

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns 68 today and the social media is poured with innumerable wishes for him. He will be in Parliamentary Constituency of Varanasi to celebrate his 68th birthday. He will spend a day with schoolchildren and watch “Chalo Jeete Hai”, a film based on PM Modi’s life. Later, he will interact with […]

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Sikkim Airport on September 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Sikkim on September 23 to inaugurate the state’s first airport at Pakyong. After inaugurating the airport, the prime minister will address a public meeting at St. Xaviers School ground at Pakyong and return to New Delhi the same day, Chief Secretary A.K Shrivastava said after chairing a high-level meeting, […]

PM Modi’s ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ fulfils Bapu’s dream

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wrote to around 2000 citizens from different walks of life inviting them to be a part of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ on Saturday stating that the cleanliness drive is aimed to fulfil Bapu’s dream of ‘Swacch Bharat’. In a video conference with people from different walks of life including […]

India needs to be vigilant regarding Rupee weakness

The country needs to be extremely vigilant to check weakness in the rupee, and the task was to minimise volatility and avoid contagion to other macro policies, an official of the prime minister’s economic advisory panel said on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet officials on Saturday to decide ways to address […]