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Modi announces Rs 1000 crore immediate aid for Cyclone Amphan recovery in Bengal

Basirhat, West Bengal/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an immediate assistance of Rs 1000 crore for Cylcone Amphan relief in West Bengal at a press conference with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He also announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the dead and Rs 50,000 for the injured. 

Prime Minister Modi reaches Kolkata, Mamata receives him at airport, heads for Basirhat

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata a shortly before 11 am for a joint survey of Cyclone Amphan affected regions in south Bengal with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who received him at the airport along with the Governor. Also present were BJP leaders and lawmakers from West Bengal.   

Cabinet gives nod to ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Package' for stranded migrants

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval for allocation of food grains from Central Pool to approximately 8 crore migrants at 5 kg per person per month free of cost till June.

Modi critic New York Times praises Indian PM for handling Covid-19 situation, calls him a mobiliser

New Delhi/IBNS: Known for its biting criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist political outfit BJP, US daily New York Times seems to have shifted its goalpost in its latest despatch from India, praising Modi for handling the Covid-19 crisis and calling him a "mobiliser".

There is a political design behind Jamia, Shaheen Bagh protests: Narendra Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Targeting the Aam Aadmi Paty and the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is considered as the star campaigner of the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Monday said there is a 'political design' behind the recent protests taking place in Delhi over the new citizenship law passed by his government last year.

Row over book comparing Shivaji with PM Modi should end, says Javadekar

New Delhi/UNI: BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has suggested that the row over a book that compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chhatrapati Shivaji should end as the book was 'not a BJP project'.

Opposition not ready to understand CAA: PM Modi in Kolkata's Belur Math

Kolkata/IBNS: After facing strong protest on Saturday and witnessing slogans like 'Go Back Modi', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary at Kolkata's Belur Math and used the same platform to urge the youth to join hands as well as spread awareness about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

PM Narendra Modi commences his Kolkata visit

Kolkata/IBNS: Commencing his two-day visit to Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the city on Saturday.

Lok Sabha approves Citizenship Amendment Bill by thumping majority, NE parties back govt.

New Delhi/UNI: The Lok Sabha created history on Monday mid-night as it gave the crucial nod to the much talked about Citizenship Amendment Bill by an overwhelming majority.

PM Modi speaks to Mamata Banerjee on cyclone Bulbul which caused extensive damage in Bengal

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Amid reports of extensive damages caused by Cyclone Bulbul in eastern India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he has "reviewed" the situation in the wake of cyclone conditions and heavy rain and even spoken to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

India will not join RCEP, Modi invokes Gandhiji's words to say it will not benefit the poorest

Bangkok/UNI/IBNS: While the Opposition was gearing up to take on the NDA government,  India on Monday conveyed to the 15 other participating countries of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that it will not join the grouping in 'national interest'.

PM Modi highlights Act East Policy, says India improved connectivity to boost ties

Bangkok/IBNS-UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that in pursuance of his government's firm and committed Act East Policy, adequate attention is being given to enhance connectivity with this region. He said direct connectivity between ports on Thailand’s west coast and ports on India’s east coast will enhance the economic partnership.

Situation in Kashmir not sustainable must change for sure: Angela Merkel

New Delhi/IBNS: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday told the German media that the current situation in Kashmir was not sustainable and must change for sure ahead of a 'restricted meeting' with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, media reports said.

PM Modi remembers Sardar Patel and Guru Nanak in Mann Ki Baat

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered the first Home Minister of India Vallabh Bhai Patel and the first guru of the Sikhs Guru Nanak in his Mann Ki Baat aired on the occasion of Diwali.

Pakistani singer Rabi Pirzada threatens Modi with suicide bomber gear on Twitter

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistani pop singer Rabi Pirzada created an internet sensation when she posted a photo on Twitter what appeared like a suicide bomber jacket with a threat to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi even as the two nuclear-armed neighbours simmer over Jammu and Kashmir.