Tag: Modi

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...

Nation seeing Gandhis’ shameful arrogance when everyone needs to come together: BJP | India News

NEW DELHI: The BJP lashed out at the Congress on Wednesday over its criticism of the Centre’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the country...

Congress says govt’s new policy will lead to multiple prices of vaccines, shortchange poorer states | India News

NEW DELHI: Slamming the new vaccine policy as “the Modi government abdicating its responsibility in the garb of giving more powers to states”, Congress Tuesday...

Covid-19 surge: SC to hear only urgent matters from April 22 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said only urgent matters will be listed for hearing in the apex court from April 22 amid the...

Matua votes in Nadia, North 24 Parganas crucial in next phase

Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s visit to Orakandi in Bangladesh, home minister Amit Shah’s address to the Matua community in Bongaon on the Citizenship law and...

Manmohan Singh offers 5-point guide to help Modi deal with the pandemic

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the COVID-19 crisis, stressing that ramping up vaccination was the key...

ED hopeful Nirav Modi won’t get relief from UK courts | India News

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate is hopeful higher courts in UK will turn down fugitive Nirav Modi’s appeals against the order to extradite him, now...

Covid has hit with fury; despite a year to prepare, we were caught off guard again: Sonia Gandhi | India News

NEW DELHI: Accusing the Modi government of “gross unpreparedness” and “adhocism” in dealing with the Covid-19 crisis, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday made a...

India, Pakistan held secret talks to try to break Kashmir impasse, say sources

By Sanjeev Miglani and Asif Shahzad Top intelligence officers from India and Pakistan held secret talks in Dubai in January in a new effort to...

Vietnam’s new PM to expand Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with India

Vietnam has a new Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and he has assured to continue accelerating the reform process to bolster the country’s economy and...

PM: Despite local constraints, India sent doses to 80 countries | India News

NEW DELHI: India will continue to share its experiences, expertise and also resources with entire humanity in the fight against the pandemic as while we...

Vibrant Kolkata can lead eastern India’s development: Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Noting that India historically enjoyed its golden era when its eastern part led the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that...

Not looking to get India to make ‘net-zero’ pledge: US special climate envoy John Kerry | India News

NEW DELHI: Putting at rest speculation that US special climate envoy John Kerry was in India to pressure the Indian government to make a ‘net-zero’...

Covid taught us to value people and things we usually take for granted: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi told students not to fear exams while urging that one should not create pressure around students. Going beyond exam,...

Relaxing age limit for COVID vaccine: Centre rejects demand to vaccinate all above 18 years

The government on Tuesday rejected suggestions to immediately open up Covid-19 vaccination for all above 18 years of age on grounds that it needed to...

Rivals ‘spreading lies’ to create instability: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi, on the 41st foundation day of BJP on Tuesday, said the party’s opponents were trying to create political instability by...