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Uttarakhand Congress leader Indira Hridayesh no more, PM Modi condoles death

Leader of Opposition in the Uttarakhand Assembly and senior Congress leader Indira Hridayesh on Sunday breathed her last after suffering a heart attack in New Delhi. The octogenarian died at the Uttarakhand Sadan in the national capital where she had gone to attend a party meeting, according to her son Sumit Hridayesh. Notably, Indira Hridayesh...

PM Modi pushes for ‘One Earth One Health’ approach, TRIPS waiver in G7 leaders’ summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed the need for a “One Earth One Health” approach while participating in the first outreach session of the G7 leaders’ summit being hosted by the UK. The prime minister asserted that global unity, leadership and solidarity are required to combat future pandemics, saying that democratic and transparent societies have...

Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi, JP Nadda as BJP gearing up for UP elections due in 2022

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi as murmurs against him grow louder in the party for his government’s poor handling of the COVID-19 crisis. The meeting lasted for over an hour. Notably, Assembly polls are due in Uttar Pradesh next year and party leaders are concerned that the...

Amid speculations of a change of guard, Yogi Adityanath to meet PM Modi tomorrow

With speculations of a change of guard growing in Uttar Pradesh where elections are due next year, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is in Delhi on a two-day visit to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP top brass. The visit comes a day after Jitin Prasada, a top Brahmin face in UP, joined the...

Vaccine wastage will affect state’s allocation, says Centre

Vaccine wastage by states will affect the allocation of jabs to them, the Union government said Tuesday in the revised guidelines for the national vaccination drive. The revised guideline comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, post the Supreme Court’s criticism, announced free vaccines for all above 18. The Centre has clarified that it will procure...

PM Modi announces free vaccination for all above 18 starting June 21

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the Union government will once again take control of the responsibilities given to states for carrying out vaccination of people in the 18-44 age group. PM Modi, while addressing the nation, said that the Union government will provide free vaccination to all above 18 years starting June...

CBSE class 12 board exams cancelled, declares Centre

In a major development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced the cancellation of the CBSE class 12 board exams. The decision was taken during a review meeting chaired by the PM in which officials briefed him about the views received from various stakeholders, including state governments. PM Modi said that the decision has been...

Centre issues showcause notice to former Bengal chief secretary for not attending PM’s meeting

The tussle between Centre and West Bengal government over former chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay continues. After the bureaucrat refused to follow the Centre’s recall order and tendered his resignation on Monday, the Union government has now issued a showcause notice to him for not attending the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Notably, PM Modi...

Bengal: Mamata refuses to release chief secretary despite Centre’s “unilateral” order

Even as the elections are over, the tussle between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the BJP-led Union government continues. Banerjee is now miffed with the Centre for issuing a unilateral order asking Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay to report to the Union government. Banerjee wrote a long letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Fighting pandemic to building Ram Temple – Modi 2.0 is historical

Pravin Joshi, Ahmedabad: The first two years of Modi 2.0 has been historical. Historical in many senses. From revocation of Article 370 to promulgation of CAA, and from securing verdict for Ram temple construction to handling the deadliest pandemic of the century – Modi’s 24 months tenure has been action filled 24X7. The second term...

India producing 10 times more liquid medical oxygen daily, says PM Modi

After the shortage of medical oxygen resulted in hundreds of deaths in the second wave of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is currently producing 10 times the usual liquid medical oxygen produced in a day.  PM Modi was addressing the nation through his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’. The...

Unending Tussle: Mamata skips review meet with PM Modi on impact of cyclone Yaas

While the West Bengal elections are over, the clash between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee continues. Banerjee made PM Modi wait for 30 minutes for a review meeting on the impact of cyclone Yaas on the state. Banerjee, after arriving late for the meeting, handed over papers related to...