Indian diaspora in UK protests against BBC documentary on PM Modi

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".

published on : 30th January 2023

Tamil is world’s oldest language, let your chest swell with pride: PM Modi

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.

published on : 28th January 2023

BBC documentary: Delhi Police detain 24 students from DU for planning to screen film

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.

published on : 28th January 2023

Republic Day Parade 2023: States, UTs showcase cultural diversity on Tableaux

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.

published on : 26th January 2023

Students across Kerala, Hyderabad, Delhi screen BBC documentary on PM Modi amid Centre's ban

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.

published on : 25th January 2023

UK PM Rishi Sunak defends PM Modi over controversial BBC series; MEA slams BBC documentary

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.

published on : 20th January 2023

Pakistan reels under severe food crisis; Shehbaz Sharif seeks "peace talk" with Modi

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.

published on : 18th January 2023

WATCH: PM Modi flags off world's longest river cruise ‘Ganga Vilas'; 'tent city' in Varanasi

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.

published on : 13th January 2023

World is in state of crisis: PM Modi at Voice of Global South summit

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.

published on : 12th January 2023

PM Modi performs last rites of his mother Heeraben

 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.

published on : 30th December 2022

"Pakistan Murdabad": BJP workers hold nationwide protests against Bilawal's remark on PM Modi

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.

published on : 17th December 2022

Pak Foreign Minister responds to Jaishankar's statement at UNSC with personal attack on PM Modi

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.

published on : 16th December 2022

Congress leader Raja Pateria calls for 'killing' PM Modi to save Constitution; govt orders FIR

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".

published on : 12th December 2022

PM Modi: "TRS leaders have nothing to give except abuses"

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.

published on : 12th November 2022

"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.

published on : 31st October 2022

Include photos of Lakshmi and Ganesha on currency notes: Kejriwal's appeal to PM

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. 

published on : 26th October 2022

5G is finally launched; 8 cities to get it today

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.

published on : 1st October 2022

PM Modi was right when he said this ‘not an era of war’: French President Emmanuel Macron

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.

published on : 22nd September 2022

'Not the era of war', PM Modi tells President Vladimir Putin | SCO Meeting

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

published on : 17th September 2022

Cheetahs back in India after 70 years; arrives in Madhya Pradesh on PM Modi’s 72nd birthday

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.

published on : 17th September 2022
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