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PM Modi to inaugurate first airport of western Odisha in Jharsuguda today - All India Radio

PM Modi to inaugurate first airport of western Odisha in Jharsuguda today. @airnewss Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a series of developmental projects in Odisha and Chhattisgarh today. In the first leg of his visit, Mr Modi will launch a ...

Indore: Man shares morphed photo of PM Modi on Facebook, booked - India TV

The Indore Police has lodged a case against a Facebook user for posting a morphed photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to reports, a Facebook user whose profile name is Balmukund Singh Gautam had posted a photo of PM Modi wearing a ...

PM Modi to visit Chhattisgarh, Odisha on Saturday; launch several projects, inaugurate airport - Zee News

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday visit Odisha and Chhattisgarh to launch several projects. After unveiling a plaque to mark the commencement of work for the revival of Talcher fertilizer plant in Odisha, the Prime Minister will ...

Smriti Irani slammed Rahul Gandhi for calling PM Modi a 'thief' - Catch News

After a Congress President Rahul Gandhi's statement on PM Modi has taken the shape of controversy as Union Textile Smriti Irani has slammed the Gandhi for his comment on Friday. She said that Congress chief is indulging in low-level politics. Irani ...

Hollande fuels Rafale fighter jet controversy in India - Manila Bulletin

His comments on Friday stoked debate over a subject which has gained significant traction in India in recent weeks, since the opposition Congress party accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of favoring a private conglomerate over a public company in the ...

Indian govt proposed Reliance Defence as partner in Rafale:French media quoting Hollande - Economic Times

Opposition parties seized on the report to step up its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi alleging, "The PM personally negotiated and changed the Rafale deal behind closed doors. Thanks to Francois Hollande, we now ...

PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat on September 30 - Daily News & Analysis

Sudden visit of PM Narendra Modi to Gujarat is arranged on September 30. The prime minister will visit Anand, Kutch and Rajkot districts during his visit. Earlier on August 23, he had visited Junagadh, Valsad and Gandhinagar during one day visit. He ...

Odisha: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Jharsuguda airport, railway line - Times of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha on September 22 and inaugurate number of projects during his one day visit to the state. He will arrive at the newly built second airport at Jharsuguda and dedicate the airport to the nation. He will also ...

PM Narendra Modi to unveil new airport, fertiliser plant in Odisha - The New Indian Express

BHUBANESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha on Saturday to launch different projects in two districts.The Prime Minister will unveil a plaque to mark the commencement of work for the revival of Talcher Fertiliser Plant at Talcher. This ...

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Jharsuguda airport - The New Indian Express

JHARSUGUDA: Tight security arrangements are in place for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jharsuguda on Saturday to launch a slew of projects. Modi is also scheduled to address a public meeting at Amlipali Ground. The Prime Minister is slated to ...

PM Modi changed Rafale deal, should resign: Opposition - The Indian Express

Opposition parties on Friday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a French media house quoted former French President Francois Hollande saying that the Indian government had proposed the name of Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence as the offset ...

After Hollande's Rafale Stunner, A Clarification From France: 10 Points - NDTV

The Indian Express has reported that two days before he came to New Delhi as the Republic Day chief guest and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi for delivering 36 Rafale aircraft, Anil Ambani's Reliance ...

PM Modi to visit Chhattisgarh, Odisha today, launch several projects - The Asian Age

New Delhi: A day after BSP chief Mayawati announced a pre-poll alliance with former chief minister Ajit Jogi's Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (JCC) in the state, lending a serious blow to the Opposition's unity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit ...

Modi-Ambani Nexus Proved: Oppn Leaders on Hollande's Rafale Claim - The Quint

Soon after former French President Francois Hollande claimed that the Modi government chose Reliance for the Rafale deal surfaced, the Congress tweeted that the BJP's “web of lies” has been exposed.

3 SPOs killed in Valley, India calls off talks with Pakistan - Times of India

In a remarkable turn of events, India held Pakistan PM Imran Khan directly responsible for incidents of terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir. Official sources said Khan had let India down by proposing talks at the UNGA in his letter to PM Narendra Modi despite ...

UN Chief To Visit India In October, Will Meet PM Modi - NDTV

Mr Guterres will also be meeting President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan during his India visit. The spokesperson for the Secretary General confirmed that ...

Case Against Facebook User For Sharing Morphed Image Of PM Modi - NDTV

A case has been registered against a Facebook user by Indore police in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly posting a morphed picture of Prime Minister which shows him wearing a skull cap. The picture shows PM Modi wearing a skull cap while greeting people at ...

Jharkhand: State mulls on covering remaining 11 lakh families under Ayushman Bharat - The New Indian Express

... of Jharkhand for the execution of world's biggest health scheme - Ayushman Bharat at Suchna Bhawan in Ranchi, Chandravanshi added that all the 57 lakh families benefitted with the scheme will be issued letters from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Narendra Modi to inaugurate airport in Odisha's Jharsuguda, address farmers' rally in Chhattisgarh on Saturday - Firstpost

New Delhi/Raipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha and poll-bound Chhattisgarh Saturday and launch several projects there, his office has said. He will unveil a plaque to mark the commencement of work for the revival of Talcher fertilizer ...

PM Modi could sound poll bugle during Odisha visit tomorrow - Odisha Television Ltd.

Jharsuguda: As the Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gearing up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state to inaugurate several government initiatives, all eyes would be on the saffron party's agenda and it is believed that ...

Narendra Damodardas Modi ">[ˈnəɾeːnd̪rə d̪aːmoːd̪əɾˈd̪aːs ˈmoːd̪iː], born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician who is the 14th and current Prime Minister of India, in office since 26 May 2014. Modi, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party , was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and is the Member of Parliament from Varanasi.

નરેન્દ્ર મોદી
Narendra Modi
14th Prime Minister of India
Assumed office
26 May 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee
Preceded by Manmohan Singh
14th Chief Minister of Gujarat
In office
7 October 2001 – 22 May 2014
Governor
Preceded by Keshubhai Patel
Succeeded by Anandiben Patel
Member of the Indian Parliament for Varanasi
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded by Murli Manohar Joshi
Member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly for Maninagar
In office
1 January 2002 – 16 May 2014
Preceded by Kamlesh Patel
Succeeded by Suresh Patel
Personal details
Born Narendra Damodardas Modi
(1950-09-17) 17 September 1950 (age 66)
Vadnagar, Bombay State (presently Gujarat), India
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Jashodaben Modi (m. 1968)
Residence 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi
Alma mater
Religion Hinduism
Signature
Website

Narendra Damodardas Modi ([ˈnəɾeːnd̪rə d̪aːmoːd̪əɾˈd̪aːs ˈmoːd̪iː], born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician who is the 14th and current Prime Minister of India, in office since 26 May 2014. Modi, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and is the Member of Parliament from Varanasi.

Born to a Gujarati OBC family in Vadnagar, Modi helped his father sell tea as a child, and later ran his own stall. He was introduced to the right-wing Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh at the age of eight, beginning a long association with the organisation. He left home after graduating from school, partly because of an arranged marriage which he rejected. Modi traveled around India for two years, and visited a number of religious centres. He returned to Gujarat and moved to Ahmedabad in 1969 or 1970. In 1971 he became a full-time worker for the RSS. During the state of emergency imposed across the country in 1975, Modi was forced to go into hiding. The RSS assigned him to the BJP in 1985, and he held several positions within the party hierarchy until 2001, rising to the rank of general secretary.

Modi was appointed chief minister of Gujarat in 2001, due to Keshubhai Patel's failing health and poor public image following the earthquake in Bhuj. Modi was elected to the legislative assembly soon after. His administration has been seen as complicit in the 2002 Gujarat riots, or otherwise criticized for its handling of it, although a court found no evidence to prosecute Modi. His policies as chief minister, credited with encouraging economic growth, have received praise, and several industrial projects were begun during his tenure. His administration has been criticised for failing to significantly improve health, poverty, and education indices in the state.

Modi led the BJP in the 2014 general election, which gave the party a majority in the Lok Sabha, the first time a single party had achieved this since 1984. Modi himself was elected to parliament from Varanasi. Since taking office, Modi's administration has encouraged foreign direct investment in the Indian economy, increased spending on infrastructure, and reduced spending on health and social welfare programs. Modi has encouraged efficiency in the bureaucracy, and centralized power through the abolition of the planning commission. Modi has begun a high-profile sanitation campaign, and loosened environmental and labor laws. A Hindu nationalist and member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Modi remains a controversial figure domestically and internationally.