PM Modi to unveil ‘grand statue’ of Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate

The Indian government had announced earlier that Republic Day celebrations starting this year will begin from January 23 instead of January 24 to coincide with the birth anniversary of Subhas…

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India, Mauritius united by history, ancestry: PM Modi

PM Modi highlighted that he is 'particularly glad to be associated with this important effort to provide affordable houses to the common people of Mauritius'.

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Tamil MPs of Sri Lanka write to Indian PM Modi on implementing 13th amendment

The 13th Amendment is a result of the Indo-Lanka Accord of July 1987, which was signed by then-Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Lanka President J.R. Jayawardene in an attempt to end Sri…

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PM Modi urges collective global effort to deal with cryptocurrencies

India has been mulling virtual currency-related regulations which were widely expected to be introduced in the winter session of the parliament in December before being shelved.

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Indian PM Narendra Modi to deliver special address at WEF's Davos Agenda today

At Davos Agenda 2022, world leaders will discuss the critical challenges the world is facing today and present their ideas on how to tackle them

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with startups, calls for innovating 'for India, from India'  

In an interaction with startups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for innovating 'for India and from India' to scale new milestones. The interaction was held as a part of Azadi ka…

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As spike in Covid cases continues, Indian PM Narendra Modi to chair review meeting

As India witnesses unprecedented rise in cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting on Sunday to review the situation in the country. The new variant of COVID-19,…

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Supreme Court directs authorities to probe PM Modi's security breach in Punjab

The petition has sought the preservation of evidence on security arrangements, court-monitored probe and action against "erring" officials of the Punjab government

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PM Narendra Modi security breach: What we know so far about it

The issue was discussed at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also called Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

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PM's security lapse: BJP slams Congress over 'Modi ji, How's the Josh?' tweet

The home ministry has sought a detailed report from the Punjab government, which, on the other hand, says the Prime Minister returned for a different reason.

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Major lapse in Indian PM Narendra Modi's security, convoy stuck on a flyover for 20 minutes

"Around 30 kms away from National Martyrs Memorial in Hussainiwala, when the PM’s convoy reached a flyover, it was found that the road was blocked by some protestors. The PM was stuck on a flyover…

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PM Narendra Modi: India has emerged to be the second biggest startup hub in the world

Highlighting the government's push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', PM Modi said that if we are not self-reliant, then how will India succeed and scale ultimate heights?

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Indian PM Modi gets armoured Mercedes-Maybach that can survive bullets and blasts

Modi was first spotted with the new car at Hyderabad House in Delhi while welcoming Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was on a two-day visit to India

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Indian PM Modi, Russian President Putin speak on phone about developing bilateral ties

Both the leaders also wished each other for the upcoming New Year holidays and also agreed to intensify contacts in various areas

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for 594-km Ganga Expressway

In a string of inaugurations in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for 594-km Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur district on Saturday. The six-lane…

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Narendra Modi Age, Birth Place, Education

Narendra Damodardas Modi was born on 17 September 1950 to a Gujarati Hindu family of grocers in Vadnagar, Mehsana district, Bombay State. Modi completed his higher secondary education in Vadnagar in 1967, where a teacher described him as an average student and a keen debater. In 1978, Modi received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from School of Open Learning at University of Delhi. In 1983, he received a Master of Arts degree in political science from Gujarat University, graduating with a first-class.

Narendra Modi Family Details

He was the third of six children born to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and Hiraben Modi. Modi's family belonged to the Modh-Ghanchi-Teli (oil-presser) community. His father ran a tea stall at the Vadnagar Railway Station in Gujarat. He and his brother ran a tea stall near a bus terminus in Gujarat.

Narendra Modi RSS connection and early political career

He started attending local shakhas of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since he was eight. In 1971, he became a full-time pracharak of the RSS. He became an RSS sambhag pracharak (regional organiser) in 1978 for Surat and Vadodara and in 1979, moved to Delhi to work for the organization. He was elected as the Organizing Secretary of the BJP's Gujarat unit in 1987.

Narendra Modi Political Career (Chief Minister of Gujarat)

He rose to become the Chief Minister of Gujarat after Keshubhai Patel’s health deteriorated on 7 October 2001. The state elections in December 2002 saw him win 127 seats in a 182-seat assembly, further consolidating his position. He was Gujarat's longest-serving chief minister from 2001 to 2014.
He fought the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as the PM-nominee of the NDA – an alliance led by the BJP.

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi  

The NDA won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on the development plank, and Narendra Modi became the 14th Prime Minister of India on May 26, 2014. He won the Lok Sabha elections in 2019, this time with a bigger margin and took an oath on May 30 2019.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grand statue to come up at India Gate. Find out who will carve it

Adwaita Gadanayak, who was born in Odisha, is elated over getting the opportunity to make the statue. To carve Netaji's statue, black jade granite stone will be brought from Telangana. The Union…

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PM Modi to unveil ‘grand statue’ of Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate

The Indian government had announced earlier that Republic Day celebrations starting this year will begin from January 23 instead of January 24 to coincide with the birth anniversary of Subhas…

Read Article

India, Mauritius united by history, ancestry: PM Modi

PM Modi highlighted that he is 'particularly glad to be associated with this important effort to provide affordable houses to the common people of Mauritius'.

Read Article

Tamil MPs of Sri Lanka write to Indian PM Modi on implementing 13th amendment

The 13th Amendment is a result of the Indo-Lanka Accord of July 1987, which was signed by then-Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Lanka President J.R. Jayawardene in an attempt to end Sri…

Read Article

PM Modi urges collective global effort to deal with cryptocurrencies

India has been mulling virtual currency-related regulations which were widely expected to be introduced in the winter session of the parliament in December before being shelved.

Read Article

Indian PM Narendra Modi to deliver special address at WEF's Davos Agenda today

At Davos Agenda 2022, world leaders will discuss the critical challenges the world is facing today and present their ideas on how to tackle them

Read Article

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with startups, calls for innovating 'for India, from India'  

In an interaction with startups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for innovating 'for India and from India' to scale new milestones. The interaction was held as a part of Azadi ka…

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As spike in Covid cases continues, Indian PM Narendra Modi to chair review meeting

As India witnesses unprecedented rise in cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting on Sunday to review the situation in the country. The new variant of COVID-19,…

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Supreme Court directs authorities to probe PM Modi's security breach in Punjab

The petition has sought the preservation of evidence on security arrangements, court-monitored probe and action against "erring" officials of the Punjab government

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PM Narendra Modi security breach: What we know so far about it

The issue was discussed at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also called Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

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PM's security lapse: BJP slams Congress over 'Modi ji, How's the Josh?' tweet

The home ministry has sought a detailed report from the Punjab government, which, on the other hand, says the Prime Minister returned for a different reason.

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Major lapse in Indian PM Narendra Modi's security, convoy stuck on a flyover for 20 minutes

"Around 30 kms away from National Martyrs Memorial in Hussainiwala, when the PM’s convoy reached a flyover, it was found that the road was blocked by some protestors. The PM was stuck on a flyover…

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PM Narendra Modi: India has emerged to be the second biggest startup hub in the world

Highlighting the government's push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', PM Modi said that if we are not self-reliant, then how will India succeed and scale ultimate heights?

Read Article

Indian PM Modi gets armoured Mercedes-Maybach that can survive bullets and blasts

Modi was first spotted with the new car at Hyderabad House in Delhi while welcoming Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was on a two-day visit to India

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Indian PM Modi, Russian President Putin speak on phone about developing bilateral ties

Both the leaders also wished each other for the upcoming New Year holidays and also agreed to intensify contacts in various areas

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for 594-km Ganga Expressway

In a string of inaugurations in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for 594-km Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur district on Saturday. The six-lane…

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Indian PM Modi conferred with highest civilian honour of Bhutan. Here's what you should know

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with highest civilian award of Bhutan, the ‘Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo’ or ‘Order of the Druk Gyalpo’. The country seems to have recognised the…

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Bhutan confers highest civilian honour on Indian PM Modi, thanks him for support

The award is in recognition of India's welcoming attitude toward Bhutan under Prime Minister Modi's leadership. Vaccines, medications, and other emergency services were provided by India to the…

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Kashi Vishwanath Corridor inauguration: Indian PM Modi invokes Mahadev Lord Shiva in Varanasi

In a speech at the inauguration of the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath Dham, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Mahadev Lord Shiv on Monday. The prime minister said there is only one…

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PM Modi's 2022 foreign destinations: UAE, Germany, Denmark, Indonesia, Russia, Japan, Sri Lanka & Rwanda

PM Modi is expected to travel to Germany for the 6th Indo-German Inter-Governmental Consultations(IGC) that alternates every two years between the two countries.

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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grand statue to come up at India Gate. Find out who will carve it

Adwaita Gadanayak, who was born in Odisha, is elated over getting the opportunity to make the statue. To carve Netaji's statue, black jade granite stone will be brought from Telangana. The Union…

Read Article

PM Modi to unveil ‘grand statue’ of Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate

The Indian government had announced earlier that Republic Day celebrations starting this year will begin from January 23 instead of January 24 to coincide with the birth anniversary of Subhas…

Read Article

India, Mauritius united by history, ancestry: PM Modi

PM Modi highlighted that he is 'particularly glad to be associated with this important effort to provide affordable houses to the common people of Mauritius'.

Read Article

Tamil MPs of Sri Lanka write to Indian PM Modi on implementing 13th amendment

The 13th Amendment is a result of the Indo-Lanka Accord of July 1987, which was signed by then-Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Lanka President J.R. Jayawardene in an attempt to end Sri…

Read Article

PM Modi urges collective global effort to deal with cryptocurrencies

India has been mulling virtual currency-related regulations which were widely expected to be introduced in the winter session of the parliament in December before being shelved.

Read Article

Indian PM Narendra Modi to deliver special address at WEF's Davos Agenda today

At Davos Agenda 2022, world leaders will discuss the critical challenges the world is facing today and present their ideas on how to tackle them

Read Article

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with startups, calls for innovating 'for India, from India'  

In an interaction with startups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for innovating 'for India and from India' to scale new milestones. The interaction was held as a part of Azadi ka…

Read Article

As spike in Covid cases continues, Indian PM Narendra Modi to chair review meeting

As India witnesses unprecedented rise in cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting on Sunday to review the situation in the country. The new variant of COVID-19,…

Read Article

Supreme Court directs authorities to probe PM Modi's security breach in Punjab

The petition has sought the preservation of evidence on security arrangements, court-monitored probe and action against "erring" officials of the Punjab government

Read Article

PM Narendra Modi security breach: What we know so far about it

The issue was discussed at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also called Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Read Article

PM's security lapse: BJP slams Congress over 'Modi ji, How's the Josh?' tweet

The home ministry has sought a detailed report from the Punjab government, which, on the other hand, says the Prime Minister returned for a different reason.

Read Article

Major lapse in Indian PM Narendra Modi's security, convoy stuck on a flyover for 20 minutes

"Around 30 kms away from National Martyrs Memorial in Hussainiwala, when the PM’s convoy reached a flyover, it was found that the road was blocked by some protestors. The PM was stuck on a flyover…

Read Article

PM Narendra Modi: India has emerged to be the second biggest startup hub in the world

Highlighting the government's push for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', PM Modi said that if we are not self-reliant, then how will India succeed and scale ultimate heights?

Read Article

Indian PM Modi gets armoured Mercedes-Maybach that can survive bullets and blasts

Modi was first spotted with the new car at Hyderabad House in Delhi while welcoming Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was on a two-day visit to India

Read Article

Indian PM Modi, Russian President Putin speak on phone about developing bilateral ties

Both the leaders also wished each other for the upcoming New Year holidays and also agreed to intensify contacts in various areas

Read Article

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for 594-km Ganga Expressway

In a string of inaugurations in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for 594-km Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur district on Saturday. The six-lane…

Read Article

Indian PM Modi conferred with highest civilian honour of Bhutan. Here's what you should know

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with highest civilian award of Bhutan, the ‘Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo’ or ‘Order of the Druk Gyalpo’. The country seems to have recognised the…

Read Article

Bhutan confers highest civilian honour on Indian PM Modi, thanks him for support

The award is in recognition of India's welcoming attitude toward Bhutan under Prime Minister Modi's leadership. Vaccines, medications, and other emergency services were provided by India to the…

Read Article

Kashi Vishwanath Corridor inauguration: Indian PM Modi invokes Mahadev Lord Shiva in Varanasi

In a speech at the inauguration of the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath Dham, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Mahadev Lord Shiv on Monday. The prime minister said there is only one…

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PM Modi's 2022 foreign destinations: UAE, Germany, Denmark, Indonesia, Russia, Japan, Sri Lanka & Rwanda

PM Modi is expected to travel to Germany for the 6th Indo-German Inter-Governmental Consultations(IGC) that alternates every two years between the two countries.

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Which countries and blocs are major players at the Glasgow climate summit?

The diverse interests among the 197 signatories to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) make for a tough challenge reaching consensus on the next steps to stem global warming.

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PM Narendra Modi ends US visit with a powerful speech at UNGA, here's look back at his significant tour

Modi left New York for India on completion of a substantive US visit, during which he held bilateral meetings and addressed the UN General Assembly.

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In pictures: 157 artefacts that PM Modi is bringing to India on his way back from US trip

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to New York for the 76th United Nations General Assembly, the United States presented him with 157 antiquities and artefacts.

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From 1994 visit to UNGA 2021, here's a look at Modi's US visits

As the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi carries on with his trip in the US, here is a look at his previous key visits to America and the White House

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Leaders of US, India, Japan and Australia gather for in-person Quad summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian PM Scott Morrison, Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga and US President Joe Biden have gathered in Washington DC, United States for first in-person Quad Summi

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Indian PM Modi, US President Joe Biden hold first in person meet in White House ahead of Quad leaders summit

The relationship between India and the US, the two largest democracies in the world, is destined to be "stronger, closer and tighter," US President Joe Biden said on Friday as he hosted Prime Minis

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Kashi ghats in India illuminated with 15 lakh diyas on Dev Deepawali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lit the customary first lamp at Raj Ghat on the occasion of Dev Deepawali in Varanasi in the company of state Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath.

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Most famous Indian personalities across social media

Checkbrand, an online sentiment analysis company, analysed online sentiment for top 95 political leaders as well as top 500 influencers on social media between August and October this year.

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US election 2020: Key moments of Donald Trump's presidential tenure

With less than a day to go for the US election 2020, the four-year tenure of President Donald Trump, who was elected in 2016, is about to come to an end. 

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From Kartik Aryan to Katrina Kaif, Bollywood celebs support PM's '9pm 9min' appeal

Celebrities on Sunday night turned off the lights in their houses and lit lamps and diyas in suppor of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s '9pm, 9min'.

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How US-built MH-60 Romeo helicopters will give Indian navy combat edge

India's Cabinet Committee on Security(CCS)  approved a deal to procure a batch of 24 Lockheed martin MH-60 Romeo helicopters from the US which would cost the country around $2.4 billion.

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As India prepares for Trump visit, Sabarmati Ashram gets makeover

In less than a week, India will be hosting US President Donald Trump who will be accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump for the first time since 2016.

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Video Analysis: Key takeaways from US President Donald Trump's address at 'Namaste Trump' event

US President Donald Trump touched upon various topics, including trade and terrorism, during his speech at the 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad. Watch Arun Singh's, Former Ambassador to the United States, analysis. Read Article