COVID-19: PM Modi puts India under lockdown for 21 days; find out what services are open, what stays shut
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a complete lockdown across the country for 21 days from Tuesday midnight, asserting that social distancing is the only way out for the country in its decisive battle against the coronavirus. As per the guidelines released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, here are the services that will resume despite the lockdown and those which will remain shut.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping toured the seaside town of Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu ahead of their informal summit. Dressed in a traditional Tamil ‘veshti’ (dhoti), angavastram (a shawl), and a shirt, the Prime Minister took the Chinese premier aroud the historic shore temples.
Here's a look at how politicians including Prime Minister Modi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar celebrated with their siblings and rakhi sisters on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
In his first Independence Day address after returning to power with a bigger mandate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a host of significant announcements. From creating a chief of defence post to calling abrogation of Article 370 as a step towards 'one nation, one Constitution', the prime minister said his government in the second term will work towards fulfilling the people's aspirations and dreams after meeting their needs in the last five years.
Hundreds of people, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and veteran party leader L K Advani, bid farewell to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj as her mortal remains were consigned to flames at the Lodhi Road crematorium in New Delhi on 7 August 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi first proposed to mark June 21 as International Yoga Day in his 2014 address to the annual General Debate from the famed General Assembly podium. Modi today appealed to people to take yoga to all sections of society, 'from cities to villages, and to tribal areas.' Take a look at visuals of enthusiastic yoga practitioners captured by TNIE photographers from across the country on the 5th International Yoga Day.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term on 30 May 2019, let's take a look at how The New Indian Express covered the oath-taking ceremonies of some of India's former Prime Ministers.
Except for a few political scions like Akhilesh Yadav and Prajwal Revanna, most dynasts in UP, Bihar, MP, Haryana lost in the Lok Sabha elections.
A look at the final vote shares of the BJP and Congress, and the number of seats the Saffron party won in each state.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: From the Dream Girl to those living their dreams, the many faces of victory
The BJP is headed for a second term in power, achieving a majority for the second time in a row - a first in 50 years since Independence. With the elections establishing 68-year-old Modi as the most popular leader in decades, the BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are poised to clinch around 350 seats as against their previous 336. Check out visuals of top winning candidates from across the country as they get all set to enter the 17th Lok Sabha.
Did Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi use INS Viraat as his personal playground during his visit to the Lakshadweep islands, along with family and friends? We dive into the Express archives to find out.
On 3 February 2019 evening, a 'surprise visit' by CBI officials to the Kolkata police chief’s residence sparked a face-off involving the state police and the central agency. Here is all you need to know about the long-standing rift between West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the Modi-led BJP government at the Centre.
Over 15 opposition parties came together at the United India Rally organised by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on 19 January to strengthen their resolve to defeat the Modi-led BJP government in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today briefly met ailing DMK supremo Karunanidhi at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. The PM is on a day's visit to the city to attend two private functions.