Narendra Modi

First official public contact between Narendra Modi and Joe Biden governments; here's what they spoke about

The first official contact between India and the US comes a few days after the US Senate confirmed Austin as the US Defence Secretary. He is the first black US Defence Secretary. Austin has so far spoken to his counterparts from Britain, Canada, Australia, South Korea, Japan, UK, Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg.

Jan 27, 2021, 21:15 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi wears special turban on Republic Day 2021, know who gifted this colouful ‘paghdi’ to him

PM Narendra Modi continued with his tradition of wearing colouful turbans on the occasion of country’s Republic Day and Independence Day celebrations. This year too, the PM sported a colourful 'paghdi' which is a gift to him from the royal family of Gujarat's Jamnagar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was wearing ‘Halari pagh’ ( royal head turban ) gifted to him by Jamnagar Royal Family for today’s Republic Day event.

Jan 26, 2021, 11:09 AM IST

Republic Day 2021: Importance of the day, why it is celebrated and other interesting facts

This year we will be celebrating the 72nd Republic Day. Even though the festivities will be toned down this year owing to the pandemic, the parade will carry on with many new additions to the showcases and tableaux. Here, we bring to you why the country celebrates Republic Day on January 26 every year and the importance of the day.

Jan 26, 2021, 10:01 AM IST

Republic Day parade ends with Rafale fighter jets carrying out 'Vertical Charlie'

With COVID-19 protocols in place and the protesting farmers’ tractor march scheduled in the national capital, Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi will wear an altogether different look this year. While gravity-defying stunts by motorcycle-borne men will be missing, the spectator size too has been reduced to 25,000 from around 1.25 lakh last year. Stay tuned to live blog for latest updates. 

Jan 26, 2021, 07:30 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on 72nd Republic Day, tweets ‘Jai Hind’

PM Modi on Tuesday greeted Indians all over the world on the occasion of India’s 72nd Republic Day. "Wishing all the people of India a Happy #RepublicDay. Jai Hind!" Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet in Hindi. India celebrates its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday (January 26, 2021), which will be the first to be organized amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, the Republic Day celebrations will be a quieter affair as there will be a shorter parade, no chief guest to grace the occasion and much less public participation in the event.

Jan 26, 2021, 07:22 AM IST

Climate Adaptation Summit 2021: India targeting 450 gigawatt of renewable energy capacity by 2030, says PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi stated that India is promoting LED lights and is saving 38 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually. During the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021's address, PM Modi said that India is going to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030.

Jan 26, 2021, 01:05 AM IST

16-year-old Chirag Bhansali awarded Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar

A resident of Uttar Pradesh's Noida, Bhansali has always been interested in technology and he is a self-taught coder and web developer who has taken online lessons. After the ban on Chinese apps, Bhansali created a website called Swadeshi Tech on June 12 and learned to code at the age of 12.

Jan 25, 2021, 20:12 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi interacts with recipients of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, asks children to keep these three pledges in mind

During the interaction, PM Narendra Modi also acknowledged the role of children in major behaviour-change campaigns like swachchta movement and said when children got involved in campaigns like handwash campaign during coronavirus crisis, the campaigns caught the imagination of people and achieved success. 

Jan 25, 2021, 15:37 PM IST

PM Modi addresses National Children's Award winners

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the National Children's Award winners. PM Modi addressed the children in the program conducted through video conferencing and congratulated the awardees.

Jan 25, 2021, 13:38 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi slams PM Narendra Modi, says Chinese forces occupying Indian territory

“For the first time, the Indian people can see that Chinese troops have occupied Indian territory. As we speak today, thousands of Chinese troops are occupying our territory and the man with a 56-inch chest cannot even say the word China. That is the reality of our country," Gandhi said. 

Jan 24, 2021, 20:04 PM IST

Republic Day Parade is tribute to India's great socio-cultural heritage: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday interacted in an 'At Home' event with the tribal guests, NCC Cadets, NSS Volunteers and Tableaux Artists who would be a part of the upcoming Republic Day parade. PM Modi said, "Republic Day Parade is a tribute to India's great socio-cultural heritage and to the Constitution that gives life to the world’s biggest democracy."

Jan 24, 2021, 18:40 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi interacts with artists visiting Delhi

PM Narendra Modi interacted with artists visiting Delhi. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 24, 2021, 17:26 PM IST

Vishwa Hindu Parishad attacks Mamata Banerjee on her protest over 'Jai Shri Ram' chant

The VHP leadership on Sunday (January 24) Came down heavily on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for not delivering her speech at the main 'Parakram Diwas' celebration hereafter 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans greeted her, saying it reflects her "anti-Hindu" mindset and efforts to appease a particular community.

Jan 24, 2021, 15:59 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee keen on appeasing only 30% of population: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya on Jai Sri Ram sloganeering incident

Vijayvargiya, who is also BJP’s West Bengal incharge, talking to the reporters at Jalpaiguri claimed that Banerjee is "appeasing 30 percent of the voters in the state. For the remaining 70 percent, it has always been a tale of neglect."

Jan 24, 2021, 15:55 PM IST

Republic Day 2021: From no chief guest this year to parade timings and venue, here are all the details

Every year, Republic Day is celebrated on January 26  in India to commemorate the day when our Constitution came into effect back in 1950. The R-Day parade is a lively event with more than 100,000 people attending it but this year, the celebrations will be toned down due to the COVID pandemic. Here is how Republic Day will be celebrated in the midst of a pandemic.

Jan 24, 2021, 08:13 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi visits Kolkata on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary: See pics

PM Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar attended an event held at Kolkata's famous Victoria Memorial to commemorate Netaji. PM Modi also addressed the crowd at the event and paid rich tributes to the freedom fighter on his 125th birth anniversary. 

Jan 23, 2021, 19:28 PM IST

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had dreamt of strong India; from LAC to LOC, we are following his footsteps, says PM Narendra Modi in Kolkata

PM Modi during an event on Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary at Kolkata's famous Victoria Memorial said, "Whenever our sovereignty was challenged, we gave a befitting reply. Netaji had dreamt of a strong India, from LAC to LOC, we are following his footsteps."

Jan 23, 2021, 18:54 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks at Parakram Diwas celebrations in Kolkata

PM Modi spoke at Parakram Diwas celebrations in Kolkata. PM Modi said, Netaji's life, work and decisions are an inspiration for all of us. Nothing was impossible for a person with such steely resolve.

Jan 23, 2021, 18:54 PM IST

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary celebrated at Victoria Memorial

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary was celebrated at Victoria Memorial. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Kolkata on Saturday (January 23, 2021) for 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 23, 2021, 18:52 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee refuses to address Netaji event in Kolkata after crowd shouts 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans in presence of PM Narendra Modi -- Watch

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday refused to address the event on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata after the crowd raised 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She added, "As a protest, I won't speak anything."

Jan 23, 2021, 17:41 PM IST