Media Coverage

Hindustan Times
May 19, 2017
Common man items to get cheaper under GST; Food grains to get cheaper
Govt’s 3 years gift to countrymen: Milk and cereals exempt, foodgrains to be cheaper under GST
81% items to be taxed below 18% rate under GST: Govt
Business Standard
May 25, 2017
After black money crackdown, 400 benami deals spotted, Rs 530 crore properties seized
The noose tightens: IT dept identifies 400 benami deals, attaches Rs 600-cr properties
IT dept set up 24 Benami Prohibition Units across India
The Financial Express
May 25, 2017
Energy Shortage reduces from 4.2 per cent in 2013-14 to 0.7 per cent in 2016-17
India become a net exporter by exporting electricity of around 6,444 million units: Report
India’s total power capacity increased from 243 gigawatts in March 2014 to 320 Gigawatts in …
The Economic Times
May 25, 2017
Major boost to #DigitalIndia: 12.54 lakh PoS terminals added in January-March quarter
Improving Digital Infra: 2.04 lakh PoS terminals sanctioned from the Financial Inclusion Fund …
The total number of PoS terminals increased to 27.73 lakh at the end of March 2017: Fin Min
The Indian Express
May 25, 2017
Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam
AIIMS, Assam will have 22 speciality or super-speciality departments including 16 operation theatres
The new AIIMS in Assam with a capacity of 750 beds to be completed in 48 months from the date …
The Times Of India
May 25, 2017
FIPB abolished: Cabinet approves winding up of 25-year old Foreign Investment Promotion Board
FDI approvals to become faster, Cabinet scraps Foreign Investment Promotion Board
FDI proposals above Rs 5,000 cr would continue to be cleared by the Cabinet Committee on …
The Financial Express
May 25, 2017
Strategic partnership model in defence gets Union Cabinet approval
India approves new defence policy to boost local companies
Approval of strategic partnership policy comes as a major boost to the private defence …
The Times Of India
May 24, 2017
84% of respondents in TOI poll believe that if elections were held today, BJP will perform better
In TOI poll, a whopping 74% believes the BJP will be re-elected if the Lok Sabha polls were …
In last three years, PM Modi’s popularity has increased to 76%: TOI Online Poll
Desh Gujarat
May 24, 2017
Heart-winning gesture; PM Modi stops his convoy & shifts to side lane to allow an ambulance go ahead
End of VIP culture: PM Modi directs his staff to stop cavalcade so that an ambulance can pass
Every Person is Important: PM Modi’s instruction helped an ambulance carrying a patient to move …
India Today
May 24, 2017
PM Modi is doing a lot for the farmers, & this is the first Govt doing so much for farm labour: …
Modi government had done so much better than its predecessors: Suniel Shetty
Modi government had done so much better than its predecessors: Suniel Shetty
DNA
May 24, 2017
PM Modi sanctions Rs 3 lakh for cancer treatment of a driver in Himachal Pradesh
Avtar Singh, a driver expresses gratitude to the PM for granting Rs 3 lakh for his cancer treatment
Cancer-afflicted man writes to PM Modi for help, the PM grants Rs 3 lakh for treatment
NDTV
May 24, 2017
Travelling in Tejas feels like an airplane. It's comfortable and very impressive: Passenger
India's fastest train, Tejas Express is capable of running at 200 kilometres per hour
On its maiden trip, passengers compare Tejas Express to a plane on ground
Live Mint
May 24, 2017
India's ties with Africa have been strong for centuries: PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi calls for creation of Asia-Africa growth corridor for development of Africa
Africa a top priority for India, says PM Modi at African Development Bank Meet
International Business Times
May 24, 2017
No village in India will be without electricity by next year: PM Modi
Africa is one of the top priorities for India's foreign and economic policies: PM
India is proud of its educational and technical ties with African nations: PM Modi
The Times Of India
May 23, 2017
84% respondents believe that if elections were held today, Modi Govt would better its 2014 …
In TOI online poll, 76% respondents believe PM Modi's popularity has increased in the last …
Demonetisation & GST rollout are the two most important decisions of the Modi Govt: TOI Poll
Firstpost
May 23, 2017
We are launching free Wi-Fi facility at the railway stations in India under the #DigitalIndia: Govt
Unlimited free Wi-Fi facility will be provided at 28 stations from Kolad to Madure: Rail Min
24-hours free Wi-Fi with 2 Mbps speed will be provided at 28 stations on Konkan Railway
The Economic Times
May 23, 2017
OPEC Secretary-General terms demonetisation a visionary step by Modi Govt
The way India had managed to overcome the global economic slowdown is worth praising: OPEC
Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform is a very bold move: OPEC
The Financial Express
May 23, 2017
The Tappar Dam has been enhanced and we also welcome Narmada waters: PM Modi
Govt want to focus on development and positive work that takes Gujarat to new heights: PM
PM Modi Modi expresses happiness over receiving Narmada river water for Kutch region
Live Mint
May 23, 2017
PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Rs993 crore projects of Kandla port
Chabahar port to allow India access to landlocked Afghanistan and energy-rich Central Asia
PM Modi suggests that the Kandla Port Trust be named after Shri Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay
Zee News
May 23, 2017
Infrastructure, efficiency and transparency are vital pillars of the country's economic growth: PM
PM inaugurates 6 projects worth Rs 993 crore at Kandla port
PM Modi says Kandla has emerged as one of the finest ports in Asia
Business Standard
May 23, 2017
Food grain production is estimated to be at an all-time high at 273.38 MT in 2016-17
Good monsoon coupled with farmer-friendly policies result into highest-ever production of food …
Food grain output likely to touch record high in 2017-18: Agriculture Minister
The Times Of India
May 22, 2017
Communication through Twitter, Facebook & Narendra Modi App: PM makes social media a superpower
PM Modi one of the most effective users of social media, has over 30 million followers on Twitter
Narendra Modi App: The platform PM uses to re-plug positive stories in the mainstream media
The Hindu Business Line
May 22, 2017
Outlook towards the financial condition of the country positive: CII-IBA Survey
GST to transform the economy by enabling greater transparency & widening of tax net: Survey
CII-IBA Financial Conditions Index stands at 56.9 for first quarter of 2017-18
Business Standard
May 22, 2017
GST, one of the most impactful reforms, to make India a single common market
GST would make a big difference in formalisation of the Indian economy: Expert
Being a structural reform, GST will accelerate the pace of GDP growth in India: Expert
NDTV
May 22, 2017
PM Modi to visit Gujarat, inaugurate multiple developmental projects
PM Modi to attend the annual meeting of the African Development Bank Group
Prime Minister Modi to launch projects at the Kandla Port and in Bhachau
NDTV
May 22, 2017
PM Modi’s #MannKiBaat being aired to about 150 countries, evokes huge response
Diaspora appreciates PM’s #MannKiBaat, listeners send in messages from abroad
PM Modi’s #MannKiBaat aired in other languages, including Russian, French, Urdu and Chinese
Business Standard
May 22, 2017
FPIs pump in more than $2 billion in the country’s capital market
FPIs pour in a net Rs 4,157 crore in equities during May 2-19 alone
Stable rupees, favourable outlook keep FPIs bullish on India, pump in Rs. 94,000 crore in 3 months
The Times Of India
May 21, 2017
Three years of NDA: Govt more efficient, departments gain direction
Three years of NDA: Dramatic reduction in corruption at all levels, governance more transparent
Three years of NDA: Innate trust in PM Modi & a shared conviction that India is destined for …
The Times Of India
May 21, 2017
ISRO’s new communication satellites to be game changer for India
India set to enter high speed internet domain with new communication satellites
ISRO to launch 3 satellites that will use multiple spot beams to increase internet speed
The Indian Express
May 21, 2017
PM Modi congratulates Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election
Iran will continue to achieve new heights under the dynamic leadership of President Hassan …
India remains committed to strengthening our special relationship with Iran: PM Modi
The Indian Express
May 21, 2017
PM Modi to visit Gujarat, lay foundation stone for six key projects of Kandla Port Trust
PM Modi to inaugurate a pumping station on Kutch branch canal of Narmada project
PM Modi to lay the foundation stone for Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Centre in Gujarat
Firstpost
May 21, 2017
Northeast is a priority area. The scope of development is immense: PM
Development in possible only through a 'Jan Andolan', says PM Modi
People's support and participation leads to transformation: PM Modi
The Economic Times
May 21, 2017
High speed Tejas Express between Mumbai and Goa to be flagged off on May 22
Tejas Express has newly designed coaches equipped with automatic doors, Wi-Fi and bio-vacuum …
World class facilities on board the Tejas Express to take Indian Railways set to new heights
The Financial Express
May 21, 2017
FDI witnesses tremendous growth under NDA Govt, rises record high
Reforms in FDI reaps great results, total FDI inflows touches a record $60.08 billion
About 2,830 start-ups benefited from the Start-up India scheme
The Financial Express
May 20, 2017
Foreign inflows into India jump to $60.08 billion in three years of Modi Government
With NDA Govt liberalising the FDI regime, India now topmost attractive destination for foreign …
Total FDI equity inflow received in the last three financial years stand at a record $ 114.41 …
One India
May 20, 2017
Illuminating India: Out of 18,452 un-electrified villages 13, 469 villages have been electrified
Maximum no. of villages to benefit under DDUGJY are in Odisha, where 2,425 villages are electrified
Brighter India! Govt has managed to achieve 75% of the target by electrifying 13,401 rural …
The Indian Express
May 20, 2017
Sachin Tendulkar meets PM Narendra Modi to discuss his upcoming biopic
PM wrote that 'jo Khele, wahi khile' & this is a strong message esp when you are a sportsperson:…
Sachin Tendulkar receives blessings from PM Modi ahead of 'Sachin A Billion Dreams' release
The Financial Express
May 20, 2017
Padharo Mhare Desh! India jumps 16 places in world tourism ranking
In the latest UNWTO’s ranking, India is 24th against 40th in the year 2015
India’s rank in the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI), 2017 jumps 12 places from 2015
The Financial Express
May 20, 2017
PM Modi releases 2 part book series on renowned Agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan
Agriculture sector needs evergreen revolution: PM Modi
Our Govt is working to ensure that the farmers’ income doubles by 2022: PM
Live Mint
May 20, 2017
FDI up by 9% in FY17 to a record level of $43.48 billion, confirms Govt
Mauritius remains India’s top source of FDI equity inflows at $15.7 billion during 2016-17
3 years of Modi Govt: FDI equity inflows during the past three financial years is $114.41 billion
Indiadotcom
May 19, 2017
Luxury car brand Volvo now all set for #MakeInIndia
#MakeInIndia: Volvo Auto India to start off local assembly with XC90 SUV in 2017
Volvo to start local assembly in Bengaluru, first India-made car to roll out by year-end
The Financial Express
May 19, 2017
PM Modi reviews execution of his pet programme for cleaning river Ganga
The PM directs the officials to ensure proper dissemination of information related to Namami Gange
Prime Minister Modi instructs officials’ to ensure its timely completion of cleaning of Ganga …
The Financial Express
May 19, 2017
In the 3 years of Modi Govt, Indian stock markets have been largely on an upward march
Policies reforms and initiatives of Modi Govt helped the markets scale new highs: Expert
GST to make businesses more efficient, regulations a lot simpler and will boost GDP: Expert
The Economic Times
May 19, 2017
Domestic air passenger traffic in April grows over 15%
The domestic airlines flew 9.1 million passengers in April this year
India's domestic air passenger traffic rose by 15.15% in April with IndiGo leading the pack
Indiadotcom
May 19, 2017
PM Modi expresses satisfaction at ICJ judgement in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
ICJ's Kulbhushan verdict: PM Modi lauds lawyer Harish Salve for his UN court presentation
PM Narendra Modi speaks to EAM Sushma Swaraj, lauds Harish Salve's efforts at ICJ
The Financial Express
May 19, 2017
Rs 15,891 cr premium is estimated by the 11 empanelled crop insurance companies: Govt
Under the PMFBY, farmers pay very low premium, while the rest is paid equally by the Centre & states
Rs 5,000 crore claims under the PMFBY have been approved for disbursal: Govt
Hindustan Times
May 18, 2017
PM Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka was a grand success, says Sri Lanka’s Minister
The chemistry between our President, Prime Minister and PM Modi was excellent: Sri Lanka Minister
PM Modi’s recent visit to Sri Lanka gives boost to Trincomalee port project: Sri Lankan Govt
The Economic Times
May 18, 2017
PM Modi to arrive Gandhinagar on May 22 and will participate in the AfDB’s event on May 23
PM Modi’s AfDB event participation aims at honouring the lakhs of Indians, settled in Africa …
The theme of the AfDB Group’s annual convention is ‘’Transforming Agriculture for Wealth …
The Financial Express
May 18, 2017
89% of MGNREGA wages was paid within 15 days, says Govt
22 states including Puducherry receives wage payment directly through National Electronic Fund …
20.88 crore person days of work has been generated so far under MGNREGA in the current FY
The Times Of India
May 17, 2017
3 Years of NDA Govt: Key Focus on Governance
NDA introduces key reforms in 3 years; ends bureaucratic paralysis, cracks down corruption
3 Years of NDA Govt: With reform policies, India set to become third largest economy in the world