Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Might Modi Lose?

As India’s general election enters its second month, most conventional expectations have already been upended.

Quest For 400: Modi banking on Ram Mandir hype, south surge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party has set the bar high by coining the slogan “Ab ki baar, 400 paar”,

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now a Grammy nominee

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has earned a surprising Grammy nomination for the song “Abundance in Millets”, emphasising the significance of millets in India's progress.

Why Bilkis Bano’s rapists should be behind bars

Men who raped Bilkis Bano during 2002 Gujarat riots allowed to walk free on the same day that PM Modi promised to make the nation a better place for women.

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).

Modi apologises for lockdown-related inconvenience

As the 21-day pan-India lockdown completed its first week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has apologised to the people for difficulties caused by the restrictions, but asserted that there was no option other than the tough decision to save human lives.

Full list of Modi cabinet members

The Cabinet portfolios are announced, a day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his 57-member council of ministers were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Trump decision to end India’s preferential trade status ‘done deal’, says US official

A US decision to evict India from a key trade pact is a “done deal,” an official says, despite Washington’s desire for close relations with re-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

Warm welcome to PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks today on his august visit to Bangladesh, 'with a sense of enthusiasm and delight', to borrow his own words.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

The Modi Factor

PM Modi has kept his promise and cleared the long-pending LBA. Certainly there is need for progress on issues of water-sharing, especially on the Teesta river.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

Has Mamata lived up to our expectations?

By all indications from Delhi and Kolkata, it is now clear that there will be no deal on Teesta during Prime Minister Modi's visit to Dhaka.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

The importance of seizing the moment

Let us seize it. Let us demonstrate, to ourselves and the rest of the region, that there is nothing to fear but fear itself, and nothing succeeds like success!

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

“There is still hope for a Teesta deal during this visit"

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations at Dhaka University, talks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star about contending issues between Bangladesh and India on the occasion of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

A 'watershed moment' for our bilateral ties

One should not expect that we will be able to resolve all bilateral issues like water sharing of Teesta and other common rivers in one meeting but we should begin a comprehensive dialogue about the joint management of our rivers which are the lifeblood of our economy.

May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

Modi's disastrous first year

When Narendra Modi arrived in New Delhi to be sworn in as India's Prime Minister, he flew in a private aircraft of the Adani Group - not a commercial flight or chartered plane.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Emphasis on economic relations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited China from 14-16 May 2015. Modi has been to China before as Chief Minister of Gujarat.

May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015

Modi in China

Since taking office last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to transform his country's relationship with China...

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

Will strategic differences be removed?

India can be a global power if economic invigoration is injected through building infrastructure on roads, highways and railways and he is eager to follow the Chinese model of progress.

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