India Prime Minister Narendra Modi

July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018

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.

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

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.

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

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.

April 18, 2018
April 18, 2018

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.

February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018

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.

February 3, 2018
February 3, 2018

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.

September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017

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.

August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017

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.

June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017

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.

May 26, 2017
May 26, 2017

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.