Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 24 took a holy dip at the Sangam here and interacted with sanitation workers, who have ensured cleanliness during the ongoing Kumbh Mela, describing them as "real karm yogis" whose contributions are being lauded all over. Modi also performed the Ganga aarti and washed the feet of sanitation workers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the nation is fast moving towards becoming open-defecation free (ODF) before October 2 this year and thanked the thousands of sanitation workers and volunteers who ensured a clean Kumbh at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh.
The death toll in the Assam hooch tragedy rose to 143 on Sunday after more people died in hospitals in Golaghat and Jorhat districts, authorities said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed confidence of winning the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and retaining power -- to continue his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio programme.
One-way traffic will be allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Sunday with vehicles moving only from Jammu to Srinagar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday rolled out the ambitious PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi), a cash-transfer scheme, here in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and used the event to accuse the opposition of shedding crocodile tears for farmers.
Condemning the recent terror attack in Jammu and Kashmirs Pulwama district, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the killing of our personnel will always inspire us "relentlessly" to "uproot" the base of terrorism and that the Army has resolved to wipe out "terrorists and their harbourers".
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday urged people to stay calm and not to pay heed to rumours, saying the deployment of a large number of security personnel in the state was linked to upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Sunday to prevent separatist-called protests against the mass detention of over 150 Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) cadres, police said.