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15 dead, 36 injured in explosion at firecracker factory in Tamil Nadu

In an unfortunate incident, at least 15 people died and 36 got injured in an explosion at a firecracker factory in Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu.  The explosion happened at around 1.30 pm during the mixing of chemicals for manufacturing firecrackers. The death toll is likely to go up. Following the incident, 10 fire tenders were...

PM Modi warns people against “foreign destructive ideology”

In a veiled attack on foreign governments and international celebrities lending their support to the ongoing farmers’ protest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the country needs to exercise caution from foreign influences. PM Modi termed the same as “foreign destructive ideology”—a spin on the term foreign direct investment. PM Modi also hit out...

BJP denies ticket to PM’s niece for civic body polls

BJP has denied a ticket to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s niece, Sonal Modi, for the civic body elections in Gujarat. She had sought a BJP ticket from Bodakdev ward of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. The name of Sonal Modi was not included in the list of candidates released by BJP on Thursday for Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation....

India celebrates 72nd Republic Day, PM Modi dons paghdi from Jamnagar

India celebrated its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing farmers’ protest. On the occasion, the Tricolour was unfurled at Delhi’s Rajpath in presence of President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and defence minister Rajnath Singh. PM Modi dons paghdi from Jamnagar During the occasion,...

BJP will win Assam election: Amit Shah

Union home minister and BJP leader Amit Shah on Sunday expressed confidence that the saffron party with the help of its allies will form the next government in Assam. He also spoke about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ensuring the political and cultural welfare of Assam’s local communities. Shah is in Assam as part...

Former Gujarat-cadre IAS Arvind Kumar Sharma joins BJP

A former Gujarat-cadre IAS officer, who has worked closely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he became Gujarat’s chief minister in 2001, joined the BJP on Thursday. Arvind Kumar Sharma joined the saffron party in Lucknow and is likely to contest the Legislative Council election on January 28. There are also speculations that he might...

UK PM Boris Johnson will be chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi next month. Notably, Johnson has accepted India’s invite and termed it as a “great honour”. Notably, the scheduled visit in January next year will be the UK prime minister’s first bilateral visit to India since he assumed...

Justin Trudeau extends support to peaceful farmers’ protest

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become the first world leader to speak on the farmers’ protest going on in India against the contentious farm laws recently enacted by the Centre. Justin Trudeau, while virtually attending an event to commemorate the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, said Canada will always be there to defend...

SC rejects plea challenging PM Modi’s election from Varanasi

The Supreme Court has rejected a plea challenging the 2019 election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi parliamentary constituency. The plea was filed by a sacked Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde rejected Yadav’s plea. Notably, the former...

Nations supporting terrorism should be held accountable: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that it is important that nations supporting terrorism are held accountable. PM Modi said this during his address at the BRICS summit. Russia is hosting the summit this year, whereas India will be hosting the summit next year. Notably, BRICS is an international forum comprising of Brazil, Russia,...

PM Modi unveils Vivekananda statue in JNU, gives tips to students

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday virtually unveiled the statue of Swami Vivekananda at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus. PM Modi sharing his experience with JNU students said that one does not need to sacrifice his or her ideology to fight for national good. PM Modi, sharing his experience of Emergency, said: “When people...

PM Modi addresses BJP workers after Bihar victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that elections in India will be fought on the issue of development and people who continue to live in denial have lost their deposits. PM Modi said this while addressing workers at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi after the victory of NDA in the Bihar election. PM...