India PM Narendra Modi

Feni water given; wait on for Teesta

With Dhaka eagerly waiting for the signing of the Teesta water-sharing deal, Bangladesh and India yesterday signed an MoU allowing India to take 1.82 cusec water from the Feni river.

March 22, 2020
March 22, 2020

Modi’s ‘Janata Curfew’ underway across India

The streets were emptied of people and most modes of transport, and markets downed shutters across India as the country of 130 crore people plunged into an unprecedented shutdown, responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for a “Janata Curfew” to help check the spread of coronavirus.

October 6, 2019
October 6, 2019

Dhaka, Delhi sign seven documents

Bangladesh and India yesterday signed seven bilateral documents, aiming to further strengthen the relations between the two countries.

October 6, 2019
October 6, 2019

Feni water given; wait on for Teesta

With Dhaka eagerly waiting for the signing of the Teesta water-sharing deal, Bangladesh and India yesterday signed an MoU allowing India to take 1.82 cusec water from the Feni river.

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

Bangladesh allows India to withdraw Feni river water

Bangladesh has agreed to allow India to withdraw 1.82 cusec of water from trans-border Feni river to meet the demand of drinking water for the people of of Tripura’s Sabroom town.

May 30, 2019
May 30, 2019

Modi sworn in as India PM

Narendra Modi, who powered the Bharatiya Janata Party to a landslide victory in parliamentary elections, is sworn in as Prime Minister for a second straight five-year term.

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

India snubs Pakistan for Modi's swearing-in ceremony

India will not invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to Thursday's swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi, who starts his second term as India's prime minister, two sources in the foreign ministry say, suggesting any early warming in ties between the nuclear-armed neighbours is unlikely.

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

Pakistan PM speaks with India's Modi to congratulate him

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks to Narendra Modi and congratulates the Indian leader on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), both countries have said.

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

Five economic challenges for India's Modi

With Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party securing a landslide win in the Indian elections, AFP looks at the key economic challenges facing Asia's third-biggest economy:

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

Can BJP retain power in the election?

The populist wave that swept BJP to power in 2014 Indian election, led by Mr Narendra Modi, has waned considerably after five years at

March 5, 2019
March 5, 2019

Pulwama, Balakot dominate India's pre-poll political discourse

True to expectations, the Pulwama terror attack which left 40 Indian paramilitary personnel dead and the Indian Air Force's assault on