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Kashmir quagmire: As Pakistan-sponsored terror won't stop, Narendra Modi must counter ISI proxies and strive for peace - Firstpost

However, during the high-level meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to know how the Class 10 and Class 12 board exams saw nearly 100% attendance from students, as the figures contradicted their large involvement in street protests. A senior ...

PM Modi inaugurates Integrated Command and Control Centre of Naya Raipur Smart City - Jagran Josh

Prime Minster Narendra Modi on June 14, 2018 inaugurated the Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) of the Naya Raipur Smart City. With this, the Integrated Command & Control Centre of Naya Raipur now becomes the 10th Smart City Centre to ...

Congress slams PM's 'half truths' in Niti Aayog address - National Herald

The Congress on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for presenting a "rosy picture of economy" at the Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog here, saying his address was a mix of "half truths" and "tall tales". "Half truths, tall tales and ...

Why Arvind Kejriwal is not Sheila Dikshit and Narendra Modi is not Vajpayee - ThePrint

Remember Narendra Modi's USP or unique selling point in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections: a strong man with a '56-inch chest' and the panacea for everything afflicting the nation, then under a “weak” prime minister Manmohan Singh. People give ...

PM Modi's belated damage control won't earn him support for simultaneous polls - National Herald

PM Modi at the NITI Aayog meet also made a belated attempt to placate Nitish Kumar and N Chandrababu Naidu, chief ministers of Bihar and Andhra Pradesh respectively, who have been demanding special category status for their states. Modi claimed the ...

Actor Prakash Raj takes dig at 'supreme leader' PM Modi, supports Arvind Kejriwal - Deccan Chronicle

Mumbai: Taking a dig at "supreme leader" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fitness challenge video that turned into several memes on social media, actor Prakash Raj asked if he could spare a minute to instruct bureaucrats to work with Delhi Chief Minister ...

Muthalik's 'dog remark' on Gauri Lankesh murder case triggers row - Economic Times

BENGALURU: Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to respond each time a "dog dies in Karnataka", Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik asked in a reference to the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh, drawing a furious reaction from the Congress today ...

NITI Aayog meet: How HD Kumaraswamy just laid a political trap for Narendra Modi with his 50% farm loan waiver ... - Firstpost

That demand came from at least two major states -- Karnataka and Punjab -- where chief ministers sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to make the Centre a part of their loan waiver programmes. In the case of Karnataka, the newly appointed ...

After fitness challenge, PM Modi takes double-digit growth challenge; these goals will help meet it - Financial Express

PM Modi Niti Aayog meet: Identifying “last people standing in the line” and ensuring that benefits of the governance reach them was the crux of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision at the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of Niti Aayog. While ...

At NITI Aayog Meet, Modi Calls for Discussion on Simultaneous Polls - The Wire

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday broached the subject of conducting simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state legislative assemblies at the fourth meeting of the governing council of the policy think tank NITI Aayog. Addressing ...

Pramod Muthalik on Gauri Lankesh murder: Why should Modi react every time a dog dies - The Indian Express

Defending Narendra Modi over his silence on the murder, Muthalik allegedly asked why should Prime Minister react “every time a dog dies in Karnataka”. “Everyone is saying that Hindu groups conspired to kill Gauri Lankesh, but two murders in Maharashtra ...

Madhya Pradesh governor says Modi is not married! - THE WEEK

Madhya Pradesh Governor and former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel still seems to believe Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “not married''! At least that is what she claimed at an anganwadi centre at Timari in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh on ...

Govt schemes helping in greater financial inclusion, says PM Modi - Deccan Chronicle

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said schemes like Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana and Stand Up India are helping in greater financial inclusion. Addressing the fourth meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhawan, ...

PM Modi calls for wider debate on holding simultaneous polls at Niti Aayog meet - Economic Times

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for "widespread" debate on holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies saying that it will result in financial savings. Narendra Modi was addressing the fourth meeting of the Governing ...

Fitness challenge: How PM Modi can politically gain from the exercise - Business Standard

Watching Prime Minister Narendra Modi wade through patches of water and walk gingerly over pebbles, gravel, mud and grass before sprawling on a rock in a 1.48 minute video unleashed on the nation, viewers might well ask why the Prime Minister felt ...

Should PM react if dog dies in K'taka? Pramod Muthalik on Gauri Lankesh - Deccan Chronicle

Instead, they are asking why is PM Modi keeping quiet and not commenting on Gauri Lankesh's death. Why should Modi react if some dog dies in Karnataka?” Muthalik later clarified that he did not directly compare Gauri to a "dog". He said that Parshuram ...

CM Yogi Adityanath invites PM Narendra Modi to Kumbh - Times of India

LUCKNOW: UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Kumbh Mela, scheduled to be organised in Allahabad next year. Speaking at the fourth Niti Aayog meeting chaired by Modi, the CM said that the state ...

Odisha man walks 1350 km to remind Narendra Modi of his poll promise: Rahul Gandhi says Congress will fulfill PM's ... - Firstpost

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging that he had failed to keep his promise of establishing a multi-speciality hospital in Rourkela in Odisha and said the Congress would implement the ...

'Why should Modi react if a dog dies in Karnataka?' Pramod Muthalik on Gauri Lankesh murder -

“Why should Narendra Modi react if a dog dies in Karnataka,” he had asked those who criticised the prime minister's “silence” over the murder in September 2017. His remarks were met with cheers of “Jai Shri Ram”. Later, Muthalik clarified that he did ...

Shatrughan Sinha says Kejriwal showing 'statesmanship', asks Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene - Zee News

Over the last few months, Singh made a barrage of attacks on current BJP leadership, even firing salvos at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Last week, in a clear cut show of preferences, Sinha attended the Iftar party at RJD chief Lalu Prasad's residence, ...

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
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

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.

LIVE: Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh at Bhilai Steel Plant | CNN News18

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated to the nation the Integrated Command and Control Centre set up at Naya Raipur — the upcoming capital ...

Stretch, bend and flex: Indian PM releases fitness video

India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, has released a video showing him flexing over a boulder, lunging and meditating as part of a trend by prominent Indians ...

PM Modi accepts Virat Kohli's fitness challenge; shares fitness video on Twitter

PM Modi has accepted Virat Kohli's fitness challenge and posted a fitness video on Twitter. Watch the video to know more. About Channel: Zee News is a Hindi ...

UFO Spotted Near PM Modi's Residence on June 7 Sets Alarm Bells Ringing | CNN News18

An Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) was seen hovering near Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Kalyan Marg residence on June 7, sparking fears of a security ...

Aapki News: PM Narendra Modi posts video of his morning exercises

Less than a month after accepting Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli's fitness challenge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday posted a video which ...

Taal Thok Ke: Auranzeb's father gives 72 hours to Narendra Modi's govt to avenge son's death

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke which brings to you panel discussion on concurrent issue. Auranzeb's father gives 72 hours to Narendra ...