The prime minister also wished people on Makar Sankranti and Uttarayan.
Virtually inaugurating the 25th edition of the National Youth Festival here, Modi also said his government's recent decision to increase the legal marriage age of women to 21 years was for the betterment of "our daughters" and ensure that they had a career and also the time.
Siddharth’s reply to Saina Nehwal's tweet on PM Narendra Modi's security breach in Punjab garnered much flak on social media a few days ago. Siddharth has apologised to Saina fr his comment.
Siddharth received a widespread backlash on Twitter for his reply to Saina Nehwal's tweet on the alleged lapse in the security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Punjab visit.
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PM Narendra Modi's security breach in Punjab has ensued a big tug of war between the State and the Union government. However, this is not the first such incident, such lapses have happened before as well.
The officers were interrogated in a BSF camp in Ferozepur by a three-member committee constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs after an incident of a lapse in PM's Modi's security in Punjab on Wednesday.
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Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had said there was a ‘major security lapse’ during the PM Narendra’s Modi’s recent Punjab visit.
While attending the virtual event where PM Modi unveiled the second campus of the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said that the state has funded 25 per cent of the project cost.
According to sources, the three-member committee, constituted by the Union Home Ministry, is seeking full details about the sequence of events that unfolded during Modi's January 5 visit.
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said ‘the deliberate criminal negligence during the visit of the world's popular and admired leader Narendra Modi has made the Congress a cowardly conspiracy clan’.
The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea seeking further investigation into the alleged 'security breach' during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Punjab, terming the incident 'premediated'.
PM Modi dedicated the the 400-bed tertiary cancer care centre to the nation built at a cost of Rs 534 crore.
A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana also asked the counsel representing the Punjab and the central governments to ask the committees set up by them separately to probe the lapses during the visit of the prime minister to “hold their hands till Monday” when it will hear the plea next.
The party also sought fixing of accountability of security agencies, including the Special Protection Group (SPG) and the Intelligence Bureau (IB).
Who is responsible for the Prime Minister's security arrangements and what went wrong in Punjab? Here's what we know so far.
Top BJP leaders, including Home Minister Amit Shah and party president J P Nadda, lashed out at the Congress, which is in power in the state, over the incident.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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