A few months before the Punjab elections, PM Modi on Friday declared that in the coming winter session of parliament, his government will take back the controversial farm reform laws. Sticking to the pro-small farmers narrative of the government, Modi sought to project the flexibility for not being able to take "some of the farmers on board" by arguing that the three farm laws had received overwhelming support from a large number of stakeholders.
PM Modi paid floral tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Raj Ghat. Paying homage to #MahatmaGandhi, Modi said Bapu's principles are globally relevant and give strength to millions. Several Union Ministers and other political leaders also paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 152nd birth anniversary.
#PMModi on September 27th launched the #AyushmanBharatDigitalMission, under which a digital health ID will be provided to people that will contain their health records, and asserted that it has the potential to bring revolutionary changes in healthcare. The pilot project of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission was announced by the prime minister from the ramparts of the Red Fort on August 15, 2020. Currently, Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission is being implemented in a pilot phase in six union territories.
A day after India threatened reciprocal measures on its discriminatory policy on vaccination, the #UK on Wednesday included Covishield in its list of approved vaccines. However, Indian travellers will still have to undergo quarantine upon arrival as the British government is yet to recognise the vaccination certificate citing technical issues.
#PMModi on September 17th called for developing a template by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to effectively deal with the challenges of extremism and radicalisation. In a virtual address at the annual SCO summit, Modi said the "root cause" of the problems facing the region is increasing radicalisation and the developments in #Afghanistan reflected the challenge. #Taliban #Pakistan
Congress leader #RahulGandhi on September 1st slammed the government over the rising price of domestic cooking gas, diesel and petrol, and alleged that an amount of Rs 23 lakh crore has been earned by increasing prices of these commodities in the last seven years.
#PMModi met the Indian athletes who participated in the #Olympics and made India proud. He hosted them at his residence over breakfast and bonded with them. Here is an excerpt from his interaction with #PVSindhu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday formally launched the National Automobile Vehicle Scrappage Policy at the Investor Summit in Gujarat. The policy was first announced by Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari in March 2021 to phase out older polluting vehicles.
Hailing the Indian women's hockey team's performance at the #Olympics, #PMModi on August 6th said that Indian team narrowly missed a medal but it reflects the spirit of new India, "where we give our best and scale new frontiers".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged MPs and political parties to ask the sharpest and toughest of questions to the government in the Monsoon session of Parliament, asserting that the government should also be allowed to respond to them.