Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the second wave of the coronavirus had hit India like a storm but appealed to states to use lockdowns only as the last resort. He also stressed on self-discipline to fight the infection, urging people to step out only if necessary. “In a situation like today, we have to save the country from a lockdown.… Continue reading "Modi appealed States to use lockdown as last resort"
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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s condition remains stable a day after he was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) with fever. The 88-year-old is being given the best possible medical care, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said today. The veteran Congress leader was admitted at around 5 pm yesterday and administered a Covid test. He has… Continue reading "Manmohan Singh stable: Union Health Minister"
Vaccinations will be opened to all above 18 from May 1, the government on Tuesday announced after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a series of meetings over India’s response to record daily surges in Covid cases. All adults can get Covid shots and states can buy doses directly from vaccine-makers in the “liberalised and accelerated Phase 3 strategy of COVID-19… Continue reading "Government announces vaccination for all above 18"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the famous Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai and offered prayers. He was given poorna kumbha honour by the temple priests. Modi was clad in the traditional ‘veshti’ (dhoti), shirt and ‘angavastram’ during his visit to the temple. Modi is scheduled to address public meetings in Madurai and Kanyakumari today in support of NDA… Continue reading "Modi offers prayers at Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple"
Coming down heavily on opposition parties for their efforts to form a grand alliance against the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday the BJP is here to serve the country whereas on the other side there are “opportunistic alliance, dynastic parties”. During an interaction with booth-level BJP workers from five parliamentary constituencies in Tamil Nadu, he said, “They… Continue reading "Modi interacts with TN BJP workers, asks them to focus on first-time voters"
Prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the Mahagatbandhan for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, saying it was an unholy alliance of various political parties for personal survival. Interacting with booth workers from Chennai Central, Chennai North, Madurai, Tiruchirappally and Tiruvallur constituencies in Tamil Nadu through video conference, he said people will see through the “incoherent alliance of… Continue reading "Mahagatbandhan is an unholy alliance: Modi"
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and discussed important issues related to the state. According to reports, the two discussed about various things, including the recent violence and firing in Thoothukudi during the anti-Sterlite protests. The governor was in Delhi to to take part in the two-day conference of Governors across the nation,… Continue reading "Governor meets PM in Delhi, discusses TN issues"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought exemption for the state from the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test. “The chief minister insisted that exemption from NEET for Tamil Nadu should be given considering the welfare of the students,” said an official release. Also, Palaniswami on Tuesday called on NDA’s vice presidential nominee M… Continue reading "CM meets Modi, OPS meets Kovind"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Janaushadhi, an initiative to provide quality medicines to people at low cost, is gaining momentum. Eligibility criteria to open Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra: Individual applicants other than doctors and registered medical practitioners, should mandatorily be persons having B. Pharma and D. Pharma Degrees. Any organization applying for a PMBJK will have to employ B. Pharma… Continue reading "How to open PM’s Janaushadhi medical shops?"
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated India’s longest bridge – the 9.15 km long Dhola-Sadiya bridge, over the River Brahmaputra, in Assam. This was his first engagement on the third anniversary of his swearing-in as Prime Minister. The bridge will enhance connectivity and greatly reduce travel time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. After unveiling a plaque to mark… Continue reading "Modi inaugurates India’s longest bridge in Assam, addresses public meeting at Dhola"