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  • 'No question of meeting Modi': Imran Khan

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has made it unequivocally clear that he will not be meeting Indian premier Narendra Modi, given the the latter's actions in occupied Kashmir.

  • Trump, Modi vow relentless fight on extremists in mass rally

    US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declare themselves united in a relentless fight against "terrorism," vowing a close, personal alliance in front of tens of thousands of Indian-Americans.

  • Trump to meet Imran, Modi for talks focusing on Kashmir

    US President Donald Trump has said that he will meet both Indian and Pakistani leaders in the next few days while claiming that “a lot of progress is being made” in defusing tensions between South Asia’s two nuclear-armed neighbours.

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    Hasina-Modi talks in Delhi on Oct 5: Foreign minister

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold bilateral talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi on October 5 during her first India visit after coming to power for the third consecutive term.

  • Pompeo meets Modi in New Delhi

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have discussed various aspects of the two country's relations to strengthen bilateral strategic partnership.

  • Modi's plane will not fly over Pakistan: India

    India announces that the aircraft carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi would not fly over Pakistan on its way to Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit starting tomorrow.

  • Modi takes oath May 30

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be administered oath of office for his second term along with his new council of ministers on May 30, the President's Office says.

  • Modi to seek blessings from mother

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Gujarat to seek the blessings of his mother Heeraben after his BJP-led National Democratic Alliance returned to power with a massive majority in the parliamentary elections.

  • Three women hoping to upset Modi

    India's alpha-male Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces three formidable women looking to spoil his chances of winning a new term in elections beginning next week.

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    India's EC buried under tide of complaints

    Did Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi break election rules by addressing the nation on an anti-satellite test recently? Is it right to have a channel dedicated to the leader? Can the country's armed forces be called "Modi's soldiers"?

  • Modi in 29-tweet pre-election blitz

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an early-morning Twitter blitz yesterday calling directly on Bollywood and sports stars and others to urge Indians to vote in the country's upcoming mammoth elections.

  • Why the BJP badly needs allies

    Is the BJP searching for new allies ahead of the 2019 polls? Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent remarks in Chennai to his party workers give an indication that the saffron party is serious about alliances.

  • Modi's dilemma: Hindutva or Vikas?

    Hardline Hindutva or livelihood issues? Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party is in the throes of an internal debate about which of the two issues should occupy a

  • Significance of Modi's visit

    Resilience and renewal—these two words at the beginning of the joint statement issued after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dialogue with Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in Male on November 17 succinctly captured the essence of relations between the two countries that had been under considerable strain in the last three years during the rule of former President Abdullah Yameen.

  • Peace doesn't only mean 'no war': Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said “the definition of peace has changed in the last hundred years” and “today, peace does not only mean 'no war'. “

  • Imran writes to Modi

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking that India and Pakistan resume dialogue that has been suspended since 2015. In the letter addressing the PM as "Modi Sahab", Imran Khan also suggests a meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries.

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    India criminalises 'triple talaq'

    India yesterday prescribed arrests and jail terms for offenders in a campaign to stamp out instant Muslim divorce, or "triple talaq", as Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks to woo women voters of the South Asian nation's minority community.

  • Reminding the world of the importance of multilateralism

    The 10th BRICS summit (July 25-27, 2018) has just concluded in Johannesburg, South Africa. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hosted China's President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Michel Temer.

  • Can a no-trust motion breed confidence?

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced the first no-confidence motion on the floor of Parliament by the combined opposition yesterday (July 20).

  • A modicum of truth

    I feel honoured that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken notice of my criticism. Indeed, he praised me and said: “I respect veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar ji, he fought for freedom during emergency, he maybe a harsh critic of us but I salute him for this.” The prime minister and I are on the same page when it comes to the criticism of the emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi, the then prime minister.

  • Teesta Deal: India holds out hope

    India yesterday held out hopes of the Teesta river water-sharing deal with Bangladesh and said not being able to reach the agreement cannot yet be termed a “failure” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's four-year rule as it still had one more year in office.

  • 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.

  • Can India and China find a new template for their ties?

    One of the most enduring images from the first-ever meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping less than four years ago was that of the two leaders sitting together on a swing on the riverfront of Sabaramati river in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat. That was Modi's way of welcoming Xi who had begun his maiden tour of India with a visit to Modi's home state. On April 27 and 28 this year, the two leaders would again come together—this time at a sprawling villa by the Yangtze river in the picturesque Chinese city of Wuhan.

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    Modi rules out India’s participation in Saarc summit in Pakistan

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveys to his Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli India’s firm opposition to the staging of the Saarc Summit by Islamabad, given the fact that Pakistan continued to support cross-border terrorism from its territory.

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    Modi declares victory for ruling party in state elections

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declares victory for his party in two state elections, including a closely-fought race in his stronghold of Gujarat where the charismatic leader fronted the campaign.

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    Modi is India’s most popular leader: Poll

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains the most popular leader in India, according to the US based Pew Research Center, in a survey that underscores the trust people have in him, even with the rumblings over a dip in economic growth.

  • For Modi's birthday, farmers send 68 paise cheques

    On Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 67th birthday, a non-profit group from the state of Andhra Pradesh used the occasion to highlight the plight of farmers in the region.

  • Caught in the thick

    Indian Premier Narendra Modi's stance on the Rohingya issue has emerged as another example of how the plights of the ethnic

  • Trump's surprisingly strong start with India

    Heading into the recent meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, expectations were modest.

  • Comedy group charged by Mumbai police for Modi meme

    Comedy group AIB has been accused of posting offensive content on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a complaint filed by the Mumbai police.

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