COVID-19 doesn't see race or religion before striking, we are in this together: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the coronavirus does not see a person's religion, race, colour, caste or creed before striking. In a LinkedIn post, the PM shared his view on the world as it is during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and how it has shaped many decisions, including work culture and how people are adapting to it. Speaking on the disease and the world's actions to stem its spread, PM Modi said that "our response and conduct thereafter should attach primacy to unity and brotherhood," adding that "we are in this together". He said that the world is facing a common challenge today, and that the future will be about togetherness and resilience. Modi stated that India should come up with ideas that find global relevance and should be able to drive positive change for all of humankind. He also said that every crisis brings an opportunity… read more
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India on right path, cases in many nations 30 times higher: PM Modi on Covid-19

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday emphasised that India was on the right path in combating the Covid-19 pandemic and had done well compared to other big and prosperous nations. He said this could be possible due to the country's "quick and decisive action" and people responding to the lockdown like "disciplined soldiers". "A month, month-and-a-half ago, several countries were on a par with India in terms of infection. But today, corona cases in those countries are 25 to 30 times that of India. Thousands have died. Had India not adopted a holistic and integrated approach, taking quick and decisive action, the situation today would have been different," he said.

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PM Modi urges nation to light a candle or a diya on April 5 at 9 pm for nine minutes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people to switch off lights of their homes at 9 pm for nine minutes on April 5 and light up lamps, candles, mobile flashlights to display the nation's collective spirit to defeat coronavirus. He said that even though we are in our homes, we are not alone. Country's 1.3 billion people are together during this lockdown period. He said we have to dispel the darkness spread by the coronavirus and give hope to the poor who are the most impacted by lockdown.

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I apologise for the lockdown, I know some of you would be angry with me: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today apologised to the nation for the "hard decision" which especially affected "the poor" as the nation entered the fifth day of the three-week lockdown, and thousands of migrant labourers across the country desperately tried to reach their homes. But the decision, he underscored, was the "only solution" to combat the highly contagious virus, which is playing havoc across the world. "People must be wondering what kind of Prime Minister I am ... But lockdown is the only solution in front of us," PM Modi said on his monthly radio address "Mann Ki Baat". "I apologize for taking these harsh steps which have caused difficulties in your lives, especially the poor people. I know some of you would be angry with me also. But these tough measures were needed to win this battle," he added. Over th… read more
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PM Modi Discusses Situation Arising Out of COVID-19 Outbreak With UAE, Qatar Leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday spoke with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the emir of the state of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al Thani and discussed the situation arising out of the coronavirus outbreak. During his telephonic conversation with the crown prince, the prime minister thanked him for his personal attention to the health and safety of Indian expatriates in the present situation, an official statement said. The two leaders exchanged information and views on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the situation in their respective countries as well as the steps being taken by their governments, it said. They agreed that the next few weeks would be crucial to control the spread of the virus and required concerted and coordinated efforts by all countries. In this context, they appreciated the organisation of a Virtual Summit am… read more
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RBI Announcements Will Improve Liquidity: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had taken giant steps to safeguard the economy from the impact of the coronavirus. The RBI cut the benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points to 4.4 per cent on Friday to deal with the hardship caused due to the outbreak of COVID-19. "The announcements will improve liquidity, reduce cost of funds, help middle class and businesses," Modi wrote on Twitter.

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PM Modi follows social distancing norms during cabinet meet

At the Union cabinet meeting today, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ministers were seen observing social distancing, which is a precaution against COVID-19. The Cabinet ministers were seen seated maintaining a distance from each other in the Cabinet meeting which is underway at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in the national capital. Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday had announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire country effective from midnight to deal with the spread of coronavirus, saying that "social distancing" is the only option to deal with the disease, which spreads rapidly.

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