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  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi

    Hasina, Modi to meet virtually in December: foreign minister

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will hold a virtual meeting in December.

  • Modi removes plastic, garbage at Beach

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been striving for a clean India campaign, today spent half an hour removing strewn plastic and garbage during an early morning stroll along the beach of the Bay of Bengal at Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu.

  • India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term

    In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, a slew of 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at the government's main think tank.

  • Modi's first cabinet meet today

    The first meeting of the new Union Cabinet headed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Lok Sabha elections will take place in Delhi today.

  • Modi biopic stopped by Indian EC

    Indian Election Commission has stopped release of a biopic based on the country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi till national elections are over.

  • Modi vows citizenship to Bangladeshi minorities if re-elected

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils Bharatiya Janata Party’s manifesto for upcoming parliamentary polls that says all trade movement with Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan will be conducted through integrated check-posts after completion of 14 more such check-posts by next four years.

  • India launches 'Modicare', world's biggest health scheme

    India launches the world's biggest health insurance scheme which Prime Minister Narendra Modi says would cover some 500 million poor people.

  • Akhaura-Agartala Railway Connection

    Hasina, Modi to inaugurate two rail projects today

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will jointly inaugurate Kulaura-Shahbazpur Section Rehabilitation and Akhaura-Agartala Dual Gauge Rail Connection through videoconferencing tomorrow.

  • Sheikh Hasina-Narendra Modi meeting in Bimstec summit 2018

    Bimstec Summit: Hasina, Modi meet today in Kathmandu

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who leaves Dhaka for Kathmandu this morning to attend the fourth Bimstec Summit, will meet her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the event.

  • Rahul Gandhi wink gives Priya Varrier competition

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi takes the lower house of Parliament by surprise as he decides to hug Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the end of his fiery speech during the debate on the no-confidence motion.

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    71.9% Indians say they will vote for Modi in 2019

    Around 71.9% people who participated in an online poll say they will vote for Narendra Modi in next Indian general elections.

  • Sino-India ties: A boat ride to a new future?

    In a previous article, I had raised the question: can Asian giants India and China navigate through their competing aspirations to become regional and global powers and find a new template for working together? A tentative answer to this is available after the recent “informal” summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jingping on the bank of the Yangzte river in the central Chinese city of Wuhan on April 27 and 28.

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    Hasina visit to Visva Bharati may be in sync with Modi’s trip

    Bangladesh wants the inauguration of the upcoming Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva Bharati in presence of the two premiers — Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi, reports The Times of India.

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    Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank

    Narendra Modi becomes the first Indian prime minister to visit the occupied West Bank where he holds talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas as part of a Middle East tour.

  • India's 'Modicare to cost about $1.7 billion a year'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to provide health insurance for about half the country would require an estimated 110 billion rupees ($1.7 billion) in central and state funding each year, sources familiar with the matter say.

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    Modi opens controversial Sardar Sarovar Dam

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the country's biggest dam, ignoring warnings from environment groups that hundreds of thousands of people will lose their livelihoods.

  • Modi urges India to reject violence in name of religion

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges India to reject religious violence, after a series of attacks against minorities sparked debate about whether a surge of Hindu nationalism is undermining the country's secular ideals.

  • Trump, Modi exchange hugs during Rose Garden statements

    So much for handshakes. President Donald Trump found out that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a hugger.

  • India's longest bridge opens

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opens the country’s longest bridge in Assam at the first of many events to celebrate the third anniversary of his government, reports NDTV.

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    India pledges $4.5b for Bangladesh projects

    India has declared to provide assistance of US$ 4.5 billion for implementation of top priority projects in Bangladesh. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement at a joint press conference with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina in New Delhi.

  • Modi breaks protocol for Hasina

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets aside protocol in a significant gesture to personally receive his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina after she reaches New Delhi on a four-day state visit to India.