Indian diaspora held protests at the BBC HQ in Portland, denouncing documentary on PM Modi. Protesters called the series on Narendra Modi "false" and untrue".
Tamil is the oldest language of the world, and is a big treasure and source of pride, PM Modi said in his address to students at the 6th edition of the Pariksha Pe Charcha event held Jan 27.
Delhi Police on Friday detained 24 students from the Delhi University's Arts Faculty for planning to screen the controversial BBC documentary on the 2002 Godhra riots. The action comes days after a similar ruckus at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia over the documentary's screening. There was heavy police deployment at the north campus after students' groups gave a call to screen the documentary.
President Droupadi Murmu led her maiden Republic Day celebrations by unfurling the national flag. The 74th Republic Day parade was flagged off after the 21-gun salute. Tableaux of 14 states, 3 UTs and six from various ministries and departments were displayed at Kartavya Path.
Universities in Kerala, Telangana and New Delhi screen BBC documetary on PM Narendra Modi amid Centre's ban. The opposition has criticised the Centre for banning the controversial BBC documentary on Modi’s role in 2002 Gujarat riots.
Defending PM Modi in the British Parliament, UK PM Rishi Sunak distanced himself from the BBC documentary series, saying he "doesn't agree with the characterization" PM Modi. Sunak made these remarks on the controversial documentary that was raised in the British Parliament by Pakistan-origin MP Imran Hussain. BBC released a docu-series called India: The Modi Question, the first episode of which was aired on Jan 17th and was removed from YouTube on Jan 18th.
Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif has called for "serious and sincere talks" with PM Modi on "burning points like Kashmir." He also clarified that talks can happen if India reverses the Article 370 move, which ended the special status of J-K. Shehbaz's statement of "peace" comes amid Pakistan's severe economic crisis.
PM Modi flagged off MV Ganga Vilas, the world's longest river cruise, in UP's Varanasi through video conferencing. 32 Swiss tourists will take the maiden journey to reach Dibrugarh in Assam via Bangladesh. Modi also inaugurated a 'Tent City', developed on the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi.
The world is in a state of crisis and it is difficult to predict how long this state of instability will last, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday referring to various global challenges arising out of conflict, war and terrorism among others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben Modi passed away at 100. She was admitted to UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Ahmedabad on Friday. PM Modi had reached Ahmedabad from Delhi early in the morning and her last rites were performed at a crematorium in Sector 30 of Gandhinagar.
BJP workers staged a nationwide protest against the controversial remarks made by Pakistani foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari against PM Modi. Replying to a reporter at the UNSC, Bilawal Bhutto called Prime Minister Modi 'the butcher of Gujarat' and hit out at the RSS.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari made controversial remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in response to India’s earlier comment on the country harbouring 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden.
Senior Congress leader and former minister of Madhya Pradesh Raja Pateria's controversial remark against PM Modi has sparked a row. In a video that had surfaced online, the minister can be heard telling the Congress workers, "be ready to kill Modi. Kill in the sense of defeating him".
In his speech, Modi took apparent potshots at the ruling TRS in Telangana, saying it has 'betrayed' the people and asserted the 'Lotus will bloom' everywhere in the state. He also noted the recent bypoll for the Munugode Assembly seat as an indication of BJP's rising influence in the state. PM's statement comes ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections in the state, where the BJP is seeking to challenge the TRS govt.
"Fitness certificate not issued," says Morbi municipality chief; at least 141 dead, rescue operation on
At least 141 people died after a pedestrian suspension bridge collapsed on the Machchhu river in Gujarat's Morbi. Eyewitnesses said there were several women and children on the suspension bridge when its cables snapped. Three NDRF teams have been deployed to assist in rescue operations.
Delhi Chief Minister #ArvindKejriwal on Wednesday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to have photos of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi on currency notes. During a media briefing, he said the photos of Ganesha and Lakshmi could be printed on fresh currency notes. He added that the new notes could have a picture of Mahatma Gandhi on one side and of the two deities on the other.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the much-awaited 5G services at the 6th India Mobile Congress at Pragati Maidan in Delhi. Key cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai are expected to be the very first regions to get 5G access.
French President #EmmanuelMacron told world leaders at the UN General Assembly session that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was right when he told Russian President Vladimir Putin that this is not the time for war.
PM Narendra Modi on Friday told Russian President #VladimirPutin that now is not a time for war, with food, fertilizer and fuel security among the major concerns of the world at present. #PMModi #russiaukrainewar
Cheetahs are back in India after 70 years. They were declared officially extinct in 1952. A group of eight cheetahs arrived from Namibia on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on September 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the big cats in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park.