In a horrific tragedy, 10 newborn babies died after a fire broke out at a neo-natal care ward of a state-run hospital at Bhandara in the early hours of Saturday.
The relations nose-dived further following the abrogation of Article 370 of India's Constitution in August, 2019 that revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Modi also laid the foundation stone of a fully automated milk processing and packing plant at Sarhad Dairy at Anjar.
Modi said many new things were being done in the new Parliament House, which will increase the efficiency of the MPs as modern methods will be incorporated in the work culture.
In these three months of 2020, Modi has extensively used technology to interact with all sections of society, from rural India to investors and from youth to CEOs.
Noting that the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana was inaugurated from Agra, the prime minister said that more than one crore houses have been approved for the urban poor under this scheme.
Nearly eight vaccines are at different stages of trial with their manufacturing assured in India, Modi said.
CPI MP Binoy Viswam, in a letter to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on November 2, had highlighted a potential violation of the model code by the prime minister.
The Indian side at the roundtable will be represented by business leaders, financial market regulators, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India is planning to nearly double its oil refining capacity to 450 million tonnes (MT) from the current 250 MT by 2025.
Speaking of India's textile traditions, Modi said naturally-coloured cotton and silk have a long and glorious history, and the diversity in textiles shows the richness of the country's culture.
There has been a period till very recently when India’s political and administrative class was dismissive, even contemptuous of India’s civilizational heritage and cultural roots.
Modi has either inaugurated or laid the foundation stone of a number of development projects in the poll-bound state in the last few days.
In the letter, the chief minister apprised Modi of the situation in the state with regard to the Centre's plan of privatising the plant.
'Happy Independence Day India. God bless the Government and the people of this great nation. Jai Hind,' the Mauritius PM tweeted.