Narendra Modi

Narendra Damodardas Modi is the 15th Prime Minister of India and assumed office in May 2014. Prior to this, he served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 when he moved to Delhi. He has been an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the past. Modi led the Bhartiya Janata Party to a massive victory for the first time in Lok Sabha elections in 2014. Modi was born in a lower income family of Vadnagar, Gujarat and left his family at an early age to work with RSS and later he joined politics. The current Prime Minister of India is very popular on Social Media and enjoys a huge following on various platforms like Twitter. His wax statue was installed at the Madame Tussaud's Museum in London. Modi's rise in the BJP has been phenomenal. Ensuring three consecutive election victories for the party in Gujarat, Modi launched himself on to the nation stage. Despite stiff opposition from party patriarch LK Advani, Modi was declared the prime ministerial candidate for Lok Sabha elections in 2014. However, his elevation for the top post exposed internal difference in the party. Riding on his wave, the BJP decimated the Congress-led UPA in 2014.
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Only 13% of PM’s research fellowships likely to be offered

A total of 43 selected students — the highest — have been offered research opportunities in IISc, followed by IIT Bombay (24) and IIT Delhi (20).

The government has, at the same time, been sensible in leaving the door sufficiently open for negotiations.

A Trump Card

Hike in tariffs on US imports is the right move, in face of provocation by US administration’s unilateral trade actions.

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PM Modi to launch number of projects in poll-bound MP tomorrow

The prime minister will also dedicate 23 development projects undertaken at a cost of Rs 278.26 crore in Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Ujjain under the Smart City Mission, the official said.

International Yoga Day 2018: PM Modi calls yoga a ‘unifying force,’ Nitish Kumar skips event

Äddressing the participants in Dehradun, PM Narendra Modi said, “While many powers in the world divide us, yoga unites us. It gives peace to an individual. Instead of further animosity, Yoga assimilates.”

PIB's YouTube channel up and running, but misses PM's Yoga Day event

PIB’s YouTube channel up and running, but misses PM’s Yoga Day event

The Press Information Bureau’s official YouTube channel was unblocked at 8 am Thursday just after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s yoga event got over.

Jashodaben hits out at Anandiben Patel, says PM Modi had indeed married me, he is Ram for me

Jashodaben snubs Anandiben Patel: ‘PM Modi is not unmarried, he married me, he is Ram for me’

PM Modi’s estranged wife Jashodaben said, “It is very unbecoming of a well-educated woman (Anandiben) to speak like this of a teacher (Jashodaben). Not only this, her conduct has tarnished the image of the Prime Minister of India.”

International Yoga Day 2018 highlights: Yoga transcends religion, politics, says VP Venkaiah Naidu

International Yoga Day 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed Yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts in Dehradun to celebrate the day. A series of yoga-related events are also being organised across the world to mark the occasion. Get the latest news here

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Dehradun institute all set to roll out the yoga mat for Modi today

Former CM and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat told The Indian Express that celebrating Yoga Day in Dehradun was a “mere gimmick” by the BJP to divert people’s attention from crucial issues in the country.

Debt-ridden Raj farmers weren't allowed to participate in PM's video conference: Sachin Pilot

Debt-ridden Raj farmers weren’t allowed to participate in PM’s video conference: Sachin Pilot

Terming the video conference as an attempt to mislead the farmers of Rajasthan, which goes to polls later this year, Pilot said only a handful of government schemes beneficiaries were allowed to talk to Modi.

PM Modi to lead International Yoga Day celebrations in Dehradun

Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat said that PM Modi’s presence in Dehradun on Yoga Day “will give the state the much-needed recognition as a yoga destination, and this will eventually enhance the tourism potential of the state.”

Naveen Patnaik requests PM Modi to notify hockey as India’s national game

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to officially recognise hockey as the national game of India.

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AIIMS to come up near Madurai, Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami thanks PM Modi

The AIIMS facility was announced for Tamil Nadu in the Union Budget 2015-16 but had faced some delays over the location of the facility, with demands being made by various sections for it to be set up in their respective districts.

PDP-BJP coalition collapse: A look at previous spells of Governor’s rule in J&K

The collapse of the PDP-BJP coalition sets Jammu and Kashmir on course for its 8th spell of Governor’s rule. A look back at the previous spells, ranging from as short as 15 days to as long as 6 years.

Jammu-Kashmir: BJP ends its alliance with PDP, cites national interest, security slide

Blaming the PDP for the fall of the alliance government, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav, told reporters in New Delhi that “continuance in the government had become untenable… responsibility for this kind of scenario lies with the other side”.

BJP-PDP alliance break-up: Ceasefire issue trigger, strains in ties from Day 1

The two coalition partners were, from day one, more in conflict with each other than in unison, till the BJP pulled out of the alliance on Tuesday.