Tag: Narendra Modi

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM, seeks additional oxygen

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting additional liquid medical oxygen (LMO) for the state in view of...

Sad to see health ministry occupy ‘alternative reality’ as ‘nation gasps for breath’: Tharoor | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor attacked health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday over his remarks that no fresh Covid-19 cases have been detected...

View: The Bengal verdict has ramifications beyond the state

Tathagata Roy isn’t known to hold back. Last week, the BJP leader let it fly at his own party — the point men of BJP’s...

Amarinder Singh urges PM Narendra Modi to increase oxygen, vaccine supplies | India News

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh (ANI) CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the state’s oxygen quota...

FM Sitharaman says items already exempted from tax listed in Mamata Banerjee’s letter to PM Modi

Responding to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee‘s letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking exemption from duties and taxes on some COVID-related items, Union...

Variant accelerating India’s Covid explosion: WHO top scientist | India News

GENEVA: A Covid-19 variant spreading in India is more contagious and may be dodging vaccine protections, contributing to the country’s explosive outbreak, the World Health...

Massive COVID-19 vaccination drive in UP from May 10 for 18-plus

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said a massive coronavirus vaccination drive will be initiated for 18-44 years age group in the state...

Wake up from slumber, mitigate Covid challenges: IMA to health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday slammed the Union health ministry, saying it is “astonished to see the extreme lethargy and inappropriate...

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...

COVID-19 surge in India heartbreaking; US determined to help the country: VP Kamala Harris

Describing the surge of COVID-19 infections and deaths in India as “nothing short of heartbreaking”, Vice President Kamala Harris said on Friday that the country’s...

Andhra CM, BJP leaders lash out at Soren for ‘distasteful’ remarks against PM | India News

NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday joined BJP leaders criticising his Jharkhand counterpart Hemant Soren’s “distasteful” remarks about Prime Minister...

PM Modi-27 EU leaders to announce resumption of FTA talks at Saturday summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and European Union leaders are expected to announce on Saturday resumption of free trade agreement (FTA) talks that were deadlocked over...

Modi-Johnson Virtual Summit: PMs announce Enhanced Trade Partnership, FTA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced a historic enhanced trade partnership that will pave the way for market...

Extradition of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi figures in India-UK virtual summit

The issue of extradition of Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi figured in a virtual summit between India and the UK on Tuesday, with Prime Minister...

Jaishankar meets UK minister Priti Patel to sign Migration and Mobility Partnership

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met British Home Secretary Priti Patel in London on Tuesday to sign a new Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement, which...

Lockdown news India: Narendra Modi govt fights pressure to lock down India as coronavirus deaths rise | India News

NEW DELHI: Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on states to only consider lockdowns “as the last option.” Now everyone from his political...

Covid-19: India crisis reveals complacency and lack of foresight, Raghuram Rajan Says | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s overwhelming surge of coronavirus infections has revealed complacency after last year’s first wave, as well as a “lack of foresight, a lack...

Why BJP lost the battle for Bengal | India News

NEW DELHI: Having lost the battle for Bengal, BJP is yet to sit down on a formal introspection of what went wrong in their carefully...

UK sends 1,000 more ventilators to India as doctors rally

The UK said Sunday it was sending an extra 1,000 oxygen ventilators to Covid-struck India, as a group of doctors staged their own intervention by...

Mamata Banerjee effects landslide on a wheelchair – Defectors, boisterous campaign boomerang on BJP as poor stand by Didi

Mamata Banerjee-led All India Trinamool Congress has retained West Bengal, delivering a blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party which had made wresting the state its...

BJP main opposition in Bengal, will continue to spread its ideology: JP Nadda | India News

BJP president JP Nadda (File photo) NEW DELHI: With the hard work of party workers, the BJP has been established as the main opposition party...

BJP main opposition in Bengal, will continue to spread its ideology: Nadda

With the hard work of party workers, the BJP has been established as the main opposition party in West Bengal and it will continue to...

BJP loses lone seat in Kerala;’Metroman’ E Sreedharan, state president K Surendran fail

The BJP-NDA, which fought the April 6 assembly polls with the fancy claim of winning at least 35 seats in Kerala,on Sunday came a cropper...

West Bengal elections: Mamata emerges as ‘Didi Number One’ in the opposition camp | India News

NEW DELHI: Mamata Banerjee emerged as the pre-eminent opposition leader in the country on Sunday, beating the formidable forces of the ruling BJP at the...

UK foreign secretary to meet S Jaishankar during London G7talks | India News

LONDON: Minister of external affairs Dr S Jaishankar will fly to Britain this week to attend the G7 foreign and development ministers’ meeting in London...