To get freedom from Pakistan, people from Sindh province's Sann conducted a rally on January 17 where placards of leaders around the world were raised. Reportedly, the protestors held images of PM Narendra Modi, UK PM Boris Johnson, and US President-elect Joe Biden among others. Besides, the protestors alleged that Sindh had been illegally occupied by the British and was handed over to Pakistan in 1947.
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Accused in the TRP scam, former BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) CEO Partho Dasgupta was admitted to Mumbai’s JJ hospital on January 15. Dasgupta, who is under police custody in Taloja Jail, was admitted for high blood pressure after he reportedly missed his diabetes medicines. Meanwhile, Partho's daughter Pratyusha has written a letter to PM Narendra Modi concerning his father’s conditions. Partho was accused of plotting with… read-more
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To encourage startups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a Rs 1000 crore fund at Startup India International Summit: Prarambh. Addressing India as one of the biggest startup ecosystems in the world, the PM said, startup systems should follow the mantra "of the youth, by the youth, for the youth". Besides, he lauded them for being self-reliant during the COVID-19 period when industry leaders suffered to tackle the pandemic.
The IANS C-Voter survey 2021 has revealed that around 59.22% of Indians prefer Narendra Modi as Prime Minister over Rahul Gandhi (25.62%). The preference for Modi is over 50% in almost every state except for J&K, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Punjab. Interestingly, the largest approval for PM Modi came from Odisha and Himachal Pradesh (80%). On the other hand, no state except for Kerala (54.28%) and Tamil Nadu (48.26%) prefer Rahul.
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In a tragic incident, 13 travelers lost their life in an accident where a minibus rammed into a truck. Besides, seven others were injured in the accident. Reportedly, the accident occured at the 32-Km strech of Hubbali-Dharwad bypass road, while the victims were on their way to Goa. Reacting to the accident, PM Narendra Modi said, "Saddened by the loss of lives due to a road accident in Karnataka's Dharwad district."
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 13 sent out his condolences on the demise of an eminent social worker and Padma Shri D Prakash Rao. The 63-year-old social activist was hospitalized in Cuttack over-breathing issues where he later tested positive for Covid-19. The PM said, "The outstanding work that has done will continue motivating people." PM Modi appreciated Rao for his excellent contribution to rural… read-more
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With over 64.7 million followers, the personal account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the most followed active politician on Twitter. Earlier, POTUS Donald Trump had the most number of followers. However, the microblogging site suspended his account owing to violation of guidelines. Reportedly, Trump had around 88.7 million followers on Twitter. Interestingly, Barak Obama holds the record of being the most followed politician with… read-more
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Union Minister of State Mansukh Mandaviya on January 9 informed that 23 Indian seafarers, who were stranded on Chinese waters in M. V. Jag Anand ship, are set to return. Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration, the Minister said, "This could happen only due to the strong leadership of Narendra Modi ji". He added that the ship would reach Japan's Chiba by January… read-more
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Accusing PM Narendra Modi of taking an "anti-farmer" stand, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Bibi Jagir Kaur stated that the committee would not invite PM Modi for upcoming Sikh events. The SGPC chief said, "The Prime Minister’s stance has caused great damage to farmers". Bibi also demanded an immediate reopening of the Kartarpur Corridor, which was closed due to the pandemic.
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Appreciating India's actions against COVID-19, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on January 5 posted a message on Twitter lauding the country's approval for COVID vaccines. Dr Tedros praised India's steps towards ending the pandemic. He tweeted, "As the world's largest vaccine producer it's well placed to do so.” Tagging PM Narendra Modi's Twitter handle, he stated that unitedly "we" can bring "safe" and "effective" vaccines for the people… read-more
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