Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prophet remark row: BJP activist arrested for anti-Muslim comments

Police in northern India arrested a youth leader from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for posting anti-Muslim comments on social media after derogatory remarks by another party official about the Prophet Mohammad led to a diplomatic furore, officials said on Wednesday (June 8, 2022).

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Modi's two years in power a 'mixed bag'

Indian media says Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two years in power have been a mixed bag.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Modi's photos with his mom win Twitter

Twitter users praise Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to post pictures of his mother's first visit to his official residence in Delhi on social media.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

India Kashmir leader dies

India's Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed dies after a brief illness, aged 79.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Nepal's economy in chokehold

It has become difficult to follow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's style of diplomacy. He is seen as a darling to the West

December 19, 2015
December 19, 2015

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi given bail in graft case

A court grants bail to opposition leaders Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul in a case involving the alleged misappropriation of party funds that has become a political flashpoint with the ruling party.

December 4, 2015
December 4, 2015

Modi flood photo memes drown Twitter

India's state-run Press Information Bureau is facing online mockery after tweeting an edited image of PM Narendra Modi surveying deadly Chennai floods.

November 9, 2015
November 9, 2015

THE FOG OF OPINION POLLS

Perhaps Congress leaders think that things cannot get any worse after the nadir of 2014. Maybe they should think again. The reason is clear. Congress political tactics this year have floated out of the range of common sense.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Unravelling a forgotten chapter

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has done well to declassify the files on Subhas Chandra Bose. Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have followed suit and make available to the public the documents and papers which the Centre possesses on Bose.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Google to set up Wi-Fi in 400 Indian railway stations

Google is to provide high-speed public Wi-Fi in 400 Indian railway stations that carry millions of passengers every day.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

Millions strike in India over 'anti-labour' reforms

Millions of workers across India go on strike in protest at planned labour law reforms, the biggest show of strength by trade unions since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office.