Tag: Modi

3rd Covid wave may occur either due to mutations in virus or pool of susceptible population: Govt

The third Covid wave may occur either because of mutations in the virus or due to the available pool of susceptible population, and is also...

Govt set to overshoot FY22 tax collection target as Q1 mop-up reaches Rs 5.6 lakh cr: Icra

With the first quarter gross tax mop-up reaching Rs 5.6 lakh crore, Ratings on Friday said the government is set to exceed the budgeted tax...

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments on Day One of Monsoon Session; PM couldn’t introduce new ministers

Rajya Sabha witnessed repeated adjournments on Day One of the Monsoon session amidst uproar over various issues by MPs from Opposition parties who did not...

Rain fury claims 25 lives as fifth thunderstorm in a month batters Mumbai

Twenty five people died in rain-related incidents as incessant heavy downpour overnight during a major thunderstorm pummeled Mumbai, causing severe water logging and traffic disruptions...

Numbers that matter: State of an economy interrupted, in charts

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 16, 2021) The gradual fall in Covid-19 cases and subsequent aggressive vaccination drive across the country has brightened...

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh urges PM to immediately resume dialogue with agitating farmers amid cross-border threat

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately resume talks with agitating farmers, sending him a letter that cited...

Explained: Why did Modi government form a new cooperation ministry

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 11, 2021) NEW DELHI: The Modi government’s announcement to create a separate ‘Ministry of Co-operation’ has come as...

Modi govt has reduced importance of ED, CBI: Congress

The Narendra Modi government and the BJP have reduced the importance of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Maharashtra Congress...

Want to remove ‘Dilli ki duri’ as well as ‘Dil ki duri’ with JK: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he wanted to end ‘Dilli ki duri’ as well as ‘ ki duri’ with Jammu and Kashmir, which...

Modi’s vaccine policy review a volte-face, may lead to fiscal slippage: Nomura

Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s review of the vaccination policy was a “volte-face”, and when coupled with the food scheme extension till November, it may lead...

FCI has supplied 69 lakh tonnes of foodgrains to states so far for free distribution under PMGKAY: Govt

State-owned Food Corporation of India (FCI) has so far supplied 69 lakh tonnes of foodgrians to states and union territories for free distribution under the...

Dominican govt tells court to reject Mehul Choksi’s habeas corpus petition

The Government of Dominica has told a court there to reject the habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of businessman Mehul Choksi who had claimed...

indian economy: Local lockdowns temper India’s economic activity in April

India’s economic activity showed signs of beginning to cool off in April as several states resorted to lockdowns to control a deadly second wave of...

Mehul Choksi: “Missing” Mehul Choksi has stay in his favour from Antigua Court on processing of extradition request: Counsel

Fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi, who is said to have gone missing from Antigua, had a stay on the process of any extradition request in...

How Mumbai’s city officials made it more Covid-ready than Delhi

At midnight on April 17, as a deadly new wave of the coronavirus overwhelmed India, Mumbai’s Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal learned that six hospitals...

Modi govt firm to help West Bengal fight COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan to Mamata Banerjee

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking a uniform vaccination policy for the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday assured her that...

India Fiscal deficit: India to breach fiscal deficit target in FY22: Fitch Solutions

India is likely to breach its fiscal deficit target in the financial year to March 2022 mainly due to revenue shortfall, Fitch Solutions said Friday....

PK Sarkar: Prashant Kishor’s poli-tricks work magic again | India News

KOLKATA: While Mamata Banerjee has been the indisputable star of the Bengal polls, there’s one man who is in the spotlight for steering the ‘khela’...

5 vaccine fixes India must find to prepare itself for next Covid wave

The policy decision to include the 18-44 age group for Covid-19 vaccinations has resulted in a nearly three-fold increase in the target population (from 330...

What India must do to avert the next massive Covid wave

Even as we battle the massive wave of Covid-19 infections, it is important to take steps to avert the next such wave. For unless we...

Congress accuses government of facilitating vaccine profiteering | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress on Sunday accused the Modi government of facilitating vaccine profiteering amid the steep and persistent rise in coronavirus cases in the country....

Prevailing Covid conditions prove Modi has failed as PM: IMA national vice president | India News

JALANDHAR: In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for prevailing condition in the country during second wave of Covid-19, Indian Medical Association (IMA)...

World’s biggest Covid crisis brings Modi face to face with a real test

As India recorded more than 234,000 new Covid-19 infections last Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an election rally in the West Bengal town of...

Airlift oxygen, give adequate vaccines, allow remdesivir imports: Maha CM Thackeray to PM Modi | India News

MUMBAI: Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday demanded additional medical oxygen for the state, adequate supply of vaccines and permission to import remdesivir to...

Modi announces India-US partnership on climate and clean energy, pitches for ‘back to basics’ philosophy to fight climate change | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced launch of the ‘India-US climate and clean energy Agenda 2030 partnership’ which can be a template...