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PM Modi meets Putin in Moscow as Russian President hosts him for dinner

PM Modi, who boarded a flight from Delhi at 10.30 am today, arrived at the Vnukovo-II International Airport in Moscow at 5.10 pm. He was received by First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Denis Manturov. Key Points

India Today

Many firsts in PM Modi's Russia, Austria trip next week

This will be PM Modi's first visit to Russia ever since Moscow launched its military offensive in Ukraine. Furthermore, his visit to Austria will be the first by an Indian Prime Minister to the European country in the last 41 years. Key Points

India Today

PM Modi takes oath for record 3rd term, 72 ministers with him

Narendra Modi took oath for a record third term as Prime Minister, leading a coalition government after two full tenures with the BJP enjoying a majority on its own. A number of NDA allies are expected to be sworn as ministers. Key Points

India Today

Indian voters reject Modi’s vision for one-party state in win for competitive democracy

To Modi’s critics and opponents, India was on the fast track to becoming a de-facto one-party state. Voters have now changed that. Key Points

CNN

Lok Sabha elections 2024: PM Modi reveals mobile number, email ID in election affidavit

According to the election affidavit, PM Modi owns moveable assets worth Rs 3.02 crore, has Rs 52,920 in cash and does not own a land, house or car. The affidavit even showed that the PM's taxable income doubled from Rs 11 lakh in fiscal year 2018-19 to Rs 23.5 lakh in 2022-23. Key Points

Business Today

PM Modi declares his mobile number and email id in election affidavit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination for the Varanasi Lok Sabha elections, accompanied by NDA leaders. He disclosed his contact details in the election affidavit and declared assets. Modi emphasized the significance of voter turnout and expressed gratitude for support. Notable leaders, including BJP president J P Nadda and Union ministers, attended the event. Voting in Varanasi is scheduled for June 1. Key Points

Economic Times

Narendra Modi: India’s popular but controversial leader seeking a transformative third term

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reelection slogan makes a simple promise: “good days are coming.” But his opponents argue he has done little to soothe India’s deep divisions. Key Points

CNN

Narendra Modi sets ambitious economic goals for probable third term

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set an ambitious target of doubling the economy and exports this decade, with the aim of making the economy the third largest in the world if he wins a third term in a row. He has asked officials to finalise plans by around May to expand the economy to $6.69 trillion in nominal terms by 2030, from around $3.51 trillion currently. The document states that doubling the economy by the end of the decade would be a very difficult feat requiring 6%-6.5% growth for the next seven years along with inflation of 4.5%. Key Points

Economic Times

Lok Sabha polls: Congress has emergency mindset, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of lacking faith in democracy, claiming it has an Emergency mindset and engages in negative politics to incite the public against him. Modi made these remarks while addressing BJP rallies in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, and Kotputli, Rajasthan. Key Points

Economic Times

Chun chun ke saaf kar do... : PM Modi fires back at Rahul Gandhi's 'country on fire' remark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi, responding to Gandhi's remark about turmoil if the BJP secures a third term. Modi accused the Congress of desperation and urged people to reject the party completely. Key Points

Economic Times

Super Sunday: PM Modi and INDIA Alliance set to kickstart their 2024 campaign

PM Modi will address a public meeting in Meerut. The opposition INDIA alliance will also hold its biggest show of strength on Sunday at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi. Leaders from all the 28 parties of INDIA bloc will put up a united face and start their 2024 Lok Sabha campaign. Key Points

Economic Times

'Not just Aai, Indian kids also saying 'AI' as their first word': PM Modi tells Bill Gates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed India's growth and development with Bill Gates, emphasizing the role of Artificial Intelligence. Modi humorously mentioned how some Indian kids are now saying 'AI' as their first word, showcasing the widespread use of AI in the country. Key Points

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PM Modi tells Bill Gates about his plan for a potential 3rd term: Funds for scientists for local research

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his commitment to allocate funds for cervical cancer research if re-elected, during a conversation with Bill Gates. Modi emphasized the importance of technology in sectors like agriculture and health, cautioning about the potential misuse of artificial intelligence and suggesting measures to mitigate risks. Key Points

Economic Times

PM Narendra Modi bestowed Bhutan's highest civilian award 'Order of the Druk Gyalpo'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded Bhutan's highest civilian honor, the 'Order of the Druk Gyalpo,' for his exceptional contributions to India-Bhutan relations. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck presented the award during Modi's State visit, making him the first foreign leader to receive this prestigious recognition. Key Points

Economic Times

Why Narendra Modi is vocal in local

Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes the effort to speak in local languages and dress in regional outfits to connect with people. No other politician, not even Rahul Gandhi, whose mother Sonia Gandhi attempted something similar in 1998, does that. Now, latest technology is helping PM Modi in politics of language. Key Points

India Today

Nadaswaram at Ram Mandir and PM Modi's bugle from south

PM Modi has been on a 120-hour campaign in the five south Indian states as the BJP eyes 400+ seats in the 2024 Lok Sabha election. He has tried to bring a cultural confluence with the sengol and the Ram Mandir even as politicians were talking of a North-South divide. Key Points

India Today

Modi is ‘Election Mantri’ again–elephant safari, CAA, temple visits, price cuts

A super-active Prime Minister who functions as an Election Mantri, is highly dangerous. It separates electioneering from governance and makes administration irrelevant. Key Points

ThePrint

A mandir by PM Modi you might not be unaware of

After participating in the Pran Pratishtha ceremony at the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also inaugurated the Kalki Dham Mandir in UP and the BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. All these temples are famous, but there is one which is immensely important, but not everyone knows about it. Key Points

India Today

Did PM Modi halt Russia-Ukraine war? This is the truth

Did Prime Minister Narendra Modi stop the war between Russia and Ukraine? A BJP campaign video attributed the safe return of the students from Ukraine to PM Modi. Immediately after that, YouTubers tried to junk the BJP's claim. Did PM Modi halt the war? This is exactly what happened. Key Points

India Today

Modi refrains from attacking Andhra CM Jagan in 1st joint rally with new allies Naidu & Kalyan

TDP chief Naidu who ditched NDA & allied with Congress in 2018 now promises to be reliable partner to BJP. Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan calls Modi 'Krishna'. Key Points

ThePrint

PM Modi lauds ED's resolute fight against corruption: ‘Zero tolerance towards corruption…’

PM Modi praised the Enforcement Directorate's resolute fight against corruption, citing a surge in cases and assets seized under his tenure. He dismissed opposition criticism, accusing them of ‘abusing Modi’ while his government delivered on promises beyond ‘dreams.’ Key Points

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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: PM Modi outlines vision for 'Indian Railways Revolution' in next term

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: PM Modi unveiled ambitious plans for an Indian Railways revolution if re-elected, promising to give new heights to the infrastructure. Addressing India Today Conclave 2024, he vowed to share detailed information on modernizing the rail network in his potential next term. Key Points

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PM Modi says he works towards deadlines, not headlines , highlights initiatives media rarely covers

PM Modi, in a speech at the India Today Conclave, emphasized working for deadlines, not headlines, setting the tone for a potential third term. He highlighted lesser-known welfare initiatives like MUDRA Yojana and PM-SWANidhi, supporting startups and providing loans to small-scale enterprises and street vendors. He praised the growth of startups across 600 districts, noting the entrepreneurial spirit in small towns. Modi took a dig at the Congress, suggesting they are forced to talk about startups now despite neglecting them earlier. Key Points

Economic Times

PM's shoutout to street vendors for being face of UPI, India's digital revolution

PM Modi said that under the PM Swanidhi scheme, street vendors have got cheap and easy loans for the first time and that too without guarantees. He praised the vendors for adopting the idea digital India. Key Points

India Today

'Dead' PSUs have returned in new, profitable avatars: PM Modi attributes comeback to 'nation-first' policy

Government-owned companies have historically traded at discounts to their private peers. However, in the last couple of years, they have closed the gap, he said. Key Points

Business Today

Kashmir BJP's 'Azad' praises 'old friend' PM Modi, says he's a 'soldier'

Jammu and Kashmir BJP leader Mohammad Ashraf Hajam aka 'Azad' praised his "old friend" Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his decisions on Jammu and Kashmir and called himself a "soldier". Read his exclusive interview. Key Points

India Today