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PM Narendra Modi garners 6 crore followers on Twitter

The followers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on microblogging site Twitter have risen to six crore. PM Modi is known for reaching out to the masses through social media. He uses Twitter extensively to share important information with the people. Most of his addresses are beamed live on his personal Twitter handle. PM Modi, who...

Google announces Rs 75,000 cr investment plans in India over next 5-7 years

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced plans to invest Rs 75000 crore in India in the next five to seven years. “Today, I’m excited to announce the Google for India Digitization Fund. Through this effort, we will invest 75,000 crore, or approximately $10 billion, into India over the next 5-7 years. We’ll do this...

PM Modi launches 750 MW solar project in Rewa

India has emerged as the most attractive global market for clean energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. Launching a 750 MW solar project in Rewa in Madhya Pradesh through video-conferencing, Modi also said the state will emerge as a major hub for clean and cheap power in the country. “Solar energy is sure,...

NIA to probe Kerala gold smuggling case

A day after Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting “coordinated investigation” by central agencies into the gold smuggling racket, the Centre on Thursday asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to probe the case. “MHA permits National Investigation Agency (@NIA_India) to investigate the Thiruvananthapuram Airport...

Bapu is Back: Shankersinh Vaghela announces his return after treatment for COVID-19

Former Chief Minister of Gujarat and veteran politician Shankersinh Vaghela, who was recently admitted in an Ahmedabad-based private hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, has been discharged upon successful treatment. Vaghela announced his return from hospital with a catchy caption “Bapu is Back”. Vaghela, who will complete 80 years on July 21, also expressed his...

Casting aspersions on treatment of jawans at Leh hospital unfortunate: Indian Army

The Indian Army has issued a statement saying it is unfortunate that some people are casting aspersions on the treatment of Indian soldiers at the Leh hospital where PM Modi paid a visit on Friday. The Indian Army has said the armed forces are given the best possible treatment and the hall shown in the...

Rahul Gandhi asks Centre to listen to Ladakhis raising voice against Chinese intrusion

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said patriotic Ladakhis are raising their voice against Chinese intrusion and asked the government to listen to them, asserting that ignoring their warning will cost India dearly. Rahul Gandhi also shared a media report which showed some Ladakhis alleging that the Chinese have been occupying Indian territory in Ladakh....

Rahul Gandhi takes a fresh jibe at PM Modi over India-China face-off along LAC

On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced trip to a forward post in Ladakh, where the Indian Army is involved in a tense stand-off with China, Rahul Gandhi tweeted a jibe, once again asking “who took our land” along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). “Ladakhis say: China took our land. PM...

PM Modi hails the role of doctors in India’s fight against COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the role of doctors in their “spirited” fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, saying they are saving lives by putting themselves in danger. “India salutes our doctors — exceptional caregivers who are at the forefront of a spirited fight against COVID-19,” he wrote on Twitter to mark Doctors’...

COVID-19 vaccine must be affordable, says PM Modi during review meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reviewed India’s preparations for vaccinating the country’s vast population against coronavirus once a vaccine is available and asserted that vaccination must be affordable and universal. According to a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), PM Modi, during the meeting, noted that vaccination of India’s...

India has given befitting reply to Chinese transgression: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India has given a befitting reply to the Chinese transgression in Ladakh and the world has seen India’s commitment in safeguarding its borders. The prime minister in his monthly address to the nation ‘Mann ki Baat’, said that India has given a befitting reply to those who...

COVID-19 pandemic used as an opportunity to make India self-reliant: PM Modi

India’s fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic is driven by its people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, attributing the “success” against the pandemic to the implementation the nationwide lockdown in its initial phase. In an address during the virtual meeting of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) on Saturday, Modi said...