In a televised address Tuesday, Modi also extended the free public distribution system ration — 5kg free wheat or rice per card-holder indigent family — till November.
Twenty brave soldiers were martyred, but they had taught a lesson to those who had dared to look askance at Mother India, Modi said in Hindi in a video message.
India, the prime minister said, had begun to prepare for the coronavirus when it was not even a topic of discussion in many countries.
indica News Bureau PM Modi addressed the nation today. In his approximately 30 minutes on air, he told the nation that the coronavirus is not going to go away any sooner and people have to learn to live with it and become self reliant. PM Modi also said that the ongoing lockdown will continue, however […]
indica News Service Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has lauded the leadership of PM Narendra Modi of India for handling the coronavirus pandemic in the country. Here is what Gates said: “We commend your leadership and the proactive measures you and your government have taken to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 infection rate in India, […]
Ritu Jha- BJ Arun, TiE Silicon Valley president, called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lockdown of India for 21 days in an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, a bold step; and a couple hours after Modi’s speech the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) asked the US businesses with off-shore offices for input on whether […]
indica News Bureau- Offering solutions to improve India’s economic growth, former governor of Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan pointed out that a concentration of power around a small set of advisers and ministers in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is leading to a ‘growth recession’. And to overcome the economic slowdown, India needs to […]
Ritu Jha- While most people of Indian origin in the United States were busy celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, the Senate in Washington, DC, blocked a bill that would have helped highly skilled tech workers who had been waiting years to become permanent residents. Senate Bill S386—Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019—got […]