Tag: Modi

PM Modi sends out key message as he takes Covaxin shot | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Monday. He also became the first person to be inoculated...

E Sreedharan opens up on his political ambitions and why Modi is the best PM India has ever had

It is a host of factors like lack of industrial and infrastructure development, misrule and corruption in Kerala that drove him to politics, metro-man Elattuvalapil...

Modi, not Manmohan Singh, ensured Assam gets its due of oil royalty, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who ensured that Assam gets its due...

BJP resolution lauds PM, Centre for farm laws, handling LAC standoff and COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the ongoing protests against the three new agricultural laws, the ruling BJP Sunday passed a resolution lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre...

GIFT City: Why the moneyed aren’t coming to India’s new international financial center in Gujarat

When Singapore set up an international financial hub in the late 1960s, the city-state was thinking both fast and slow — seizing an immediate opportunity,...

PLI schemes excellent opportunity to increase manufacturing: PM

Prime minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday, urged states to take full advantage of the production linked scheme to attract investments into the state while emphasising...

Why are people made to pay so much for petrol when global crude oil prices are low, asks Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday hit out at the government over fuel rates and demanded an answer from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on why...

Modi suggests regional Air Ambulance agreement for South Asia

New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi on Thursday suggested a special visa scheme for doctors and nurses and a regional Air Ambulance agreement for South Asia...

farm laws: India’s protests over farm laws have parallels in 18th century England

Where is it cheaper to buy rice? At a village market in India, a country where 377 million people live below the poverty line? Or...

Farm laws: PM Modi cites ‘Churchill Cigar Assistant’ anecdote to underline need for change | India News

NEW DELHI: Defending the farm laws as much needed reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday underlined that change is essential and cited the case...

Indian-Americans are more liberal towards issues in US, conservative in India: Survey | India News

WASHINGTON: Indian-Americans have relatively more conservative views of policies in India while on issues affecting the US, the diaspora has a more liberal take, according...

assam: Assam assembly elections: Identity politics picks up force ahead of BJP bigwigs’ visit

Guwahati: As Assam gears up for the assembly polls, the ruling BJP is harping on a three-pronged strategy to retain its Eastern bastion –– creating...

Sitharaman’s ‘Economic Vaccine’ coming on Monday; will Budget 2021-22 go beyond ‘bahi-khata’?

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday will deliver her promised budget like no other that is expected to provide relief to the pandemic-hit...

View: Let the RBI simply print the extra money needed, avoiding the risks of a Covid tax in this Budget

Covid has hammered the poor, yet stock markets have boomed. Massive printing of money by central banks has flooded the world, sending all stock markets...

FM will present dressed-up revised estimates for 2020-21 in budget: Congress

Alleging that seven years of the Narendra Modi government have “wrecked” the economy and high growth prospects, the Congress on Thursday said it is afraid...

PM Modi seeks to dispel doubts, fears about Covid vaccines | India News

VARANASI: Amid the world’s biggest rollout of vaccination against Covid in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought to dispel fears on safety and...

India within striking distance of attaining positive growth: RBI January bulletin

MUMBAI: India’s GDP is within the striking distance of attaining positive growth, the Reserve Bank said observing that the letter “V” in the V-shaped recovery...

‘France’s commitment to India’s’ security is very clear. Our strategic partnership exemplifies this | India News

As India’s ties with France have deepened to becoming one of the most conse- quential bilateral relationships, both countries overcame the limitations of the Covid...

Sonia Gandhi slams government over fuel price hike & farmer stir, says country standing at crossroads

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday attacked the Modi government over the ongoing farmer agitation and the hike in fuel prices, and said...

How Nirmala Sitharaman can make Budget 2021 a stepping stone to Modi’s $5-trillion GDP dream

Will the Indian economy cross the $5-trillion mark? It is like asking if the sun will rise tomorrow. The real question is: when? Belying many...

India will not shy away from raising its voice against enemies of humanity like terrorism: Tirumurti

India will not shy away from raising its voice against the common enemies of humanity like terrorism and will use its tenure on the UN...

Today’s Indian start-ups are tomorrow’s MNCs: PM Modi

Sambalpur (Odisha): The Indian start-ups of today are the Multinational Corporations of tomorrow that can go a long way in achieving the goal of ‘Atmanirbhar...

Aiyar explains how land problems bar India’s path to the next level

Noted economy commentator Swaminathan Aiyar, who was originally a big advocate of enhanced stimulus, recently praised Nirmala Sitharaman’s fiscal plan, saying that her stimulus package...

Attempt to ‘divide and mislead’ farmers, allege protesting union leaders after PM’s speech

NEW DELHI: Protesting farm unions on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s address appeared as an attempt to ” divide and mislead” the farmers...

‘Why India’ to ‘Why Not India’: Modi on change his reforms have brought

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hard sold his government’s reforms spanning from manufacturing to taxation to labour, saying they have changed the...