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Surjewala accuses PM Modi, Haryana CM of 'cheating' people of Ahirwal region - The Indian Express

Addressing a 'Parivartan Rally' in Gurgaon's Pataudi area Sunday, Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar accusing them of 'burning' the country and ...

46 per cent people see Rahul Gandhi as an alternative to Narendra Modi: Survey - News Nation

As per the MOTN survey released on Sunday, Narendra Modi, however, remained the first choice of the nation with 49 per cent people favouring him for the prime minister's post as opposed to Gandhi's 27 per cent. If the elections are held today, the ...

Telangana Congress leader slams BJP for being 'inhuman' to flood-hit Kerala - India Today

The Congress party in Telangana today slammed the BJP government at the centre, saying that the Narendra Modi-led government has adopted an "inhuman approach" by not extending the required assistance to flood-hit Kerala. The condemnation comes a ...

Rahul Gandhi Says I'm For Love, His Love Mani Shankar Aiyar Is Back: BJP - NDTV

The BJP today took on Rahul Gandhi over the revocation of suspension from his party of Mani Shankar Aiyar, who had used objectionable language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it exposed the Congress chief and his "love for a person of ...

PM Modi Speaks to CM Kumaraswamy as Rains Continue to Batter Karnataka, Assures Assistance - News18

Bengaluru: As heavy rains continue to lash several parts of Karnataka causing flood-like situation in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to CM Kumaraswamy, to take stock of the situation while extending all possible support to the ...

India did better under UPA says Chidambaram targeting Modi govt on economy BJP hits back - THE WEEK

Taking on the Narendra Modi-led government over the growth rate data, Chidambaram said the current regime inherited an economy that was on the upswing. Unfortunately, after the first two years, the government stumbled and the momentum was lost, ...

PM Modi, President Kovind speak to Karnataka CM as rescue operations continue in flood-hit Kodagu - The Indian Express

More than 3,500 people have been rescued till today in Kodagu district of Karnataka, where six people have lost their lives in floods and landslides following heavy rains in the past several days. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra ...

Karnataka Floods: PM Modi Speaks With HD Kumaraswamy, Extends Support - NDTV

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke with Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy regarding flood situation in parts of the state. "Extended all possible support in the rescue and relief operations. I pray for the safety and well-being of those in ...

BJP Falling Short of Majority, If Elections Held Today: Survey - The Quint

The MOTN survey, released on Saturday, 18 August, continues to peg Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the most favourable prime ministerial candidate, with 49 percent polling for the incumbent leader, as against Rahul Gandhi, who is favoured by 27% of the ...

PM Modi Praises Shooters For Winning India's First Medals At Asian Games - NDTV

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated today Indian shooters, Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar, for winning the country its first medals in the Asian Games. India opened its account in the 18th Asian Games with a bronze medal after Apurvi Chandela ...

K'taka floods: PM Modi assures all possible help - ABP Live

New Delhi (India), Aug 19 (ANI): As several parts of Karnataka are facing acute flood situation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and extended all possible support in the rescue and relief operations.

Karnataka Floods: PM Modi Speaks to CM HD Kumaraswamy, Assures All-Possible Help From Centre - LatestLY

Bengaluru, Aug 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held talks over phone with Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, assuring him of all-possible assistance from the Centre to expedite the relief and rescue operations. The rural district of ...

Asian Games 2018: PM Narendra Modi, ex-Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot congratulate Apurvi Chandela and Ravi ... - Mumbai Mirror

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian shooters, Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar, who opened India's medal tally after winning a bronze in the Asian Games in Jakarta on Sunday, August 19. Applauding the sportspersons, PM wrote on Twitter, ...

Rescue operations stepped up in Karnataka's Kodagu, Modi assures state of all help - Hindustan Times

More than 3,500 people have been rescued in Karnataka's rain-hit Kodagu district where six people were killed even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured chief minister HD Kumarswamy of all help to tackle the flood situation in various parts ...

PM Congratulates Shooters for Winning India's First Medal at Asiad - The Quint

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, 19 August, congratulated Indian shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar for winning India's first medal at the 2018 Asian Games. India opened its account in the 18th Asian Games with a bronze medal after ...

Political Throwback! When Atal Bihari Vajpayee told Narendra Modi to follow 'rajdharma' after Gujarat riots - Free Press Journal

Talking more about his personality, he was a humorous and quick-witted person. One of the incidents which often gets remembered when he gave an advice to current PM Narendra Modi on ' Rajdharma'. It was the year 2002 and Gujarat massacre just took ...

Asian Games 2018: PM Narendra Modi congratulates shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar for bronze - Times Now

And wishing them for their achievement was Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi wished through his Twitter account, "Our talented shooters give us our first medals at the @asiangames2018. Well done @apurvichandela and Ravi Kumar for bagging ...

Live: Rain abates in Kerala, fears of disease in camps - Khaleej Times

#WATCH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducts an aerial survey of flood affected areas. PM has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh per person to the next kin of the deceased and Rs.50,000 to those seriously injured, from PM's National Relief Funds ...

Viral Photo of PM Modi With Doctors: Is It From AIIMS? - The Quint

Congress leader Brijesh Kalappa tweeted the photograph on the morning of August 17 with the words, “Grief stricken PM Narendra Modi condoling the death of Bharat Ratna Atal Behari Vajpayee at AIIMS, New Delhi..” ...

Kerala: Indian PM Modi surveys floods as aid dropped - Sky News

Video: Indian PM Narendra Modi promised more than $70m (£54m) in aid as he undertook an aerial survey to see the devastation caused by relentless monsoon floods. Top Stories. Stagnant waters could prove dangerous · Disease outbreaks feared in ...

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.

Kerala floods: PM Narendra Modi reaches Thiruvananthapuram to review flood situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Thiruvananthapuram to review the flood situation in Kerala. Subscribe to Times Of India's Youtube channel ...

Kerala floods: PM Modi resumes aerial survey of flooded Kochi after aborted first attempt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an interim relief of Rs 500 crore for Kerala after holding a high-level meeting with state chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan ...

PM Narendra Modi announces 500 crore relief help for Kerala floods

The Prime Minister announced a financial assistance of Rs 500 crore to Kerala. This is in addition to Rs 100 crore announced by the Home Minister on ...

Deshhit: PM Narendra Modi's heartfelt tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

A day after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee breathed his last on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid a heartfelt tribute to Atal ...

PM Modi Addresses India From Red Fort On 72nd Independence Day FULL SPEECH PART 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation from the Red Fort on India's 72nd Independence Day. This is Modi's fifth and last Independence day ...

Death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee end of an era: PM Narendra Modi

Mourning the death of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a series of tweets that the BJP patriarch's passing away ...