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Narendra Modi: 14th and current Prime Minister of India
Narendra Damodardas Modi is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation. He is the first prime minister outside of the Indian National Congress to win two consecutive terms with a full majority, and the second one to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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BJP wins Junagadh civic body, PM hails 'victory of politics of development'

PM Narendra Modi thanked the people for BJP's victory in Junagadh civic body elections and bypolls in panchayats
DNA - Published

BJP retains Junagadh civic body polls; 1 for Congress

PM Narendra Modi thanked the people for BJP's victory in Junagadh civic body elections and bypolls in panchayats
DNA - Published

Videos for Narendra Modi

Fans burn posters as India fail to reach cricket World Cup final [Video]Fans burn posters as India fail to reach cricket World Cup final

Anger boils over in India in the aftermath of loss to underdogs New Zealand in cricket World Cup

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:26Published

Bend it like Modi: Indian PM marks Yoga Day [Video]Bend it like Modi: Indian PM marks Yoga Day

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined thousands of people bending, twisting and posing Friday in Ranchi to celebrate International Yoga Day.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Watch: India PM Modi leads 25,000 yoga devotees for International Yoga Day [Video]Watch: India PM Modi leads 25,000 yoga devotees for International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day was declared by the UN after adopting a measure proposed by Modi in 2014.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Modi promises piped water to all of India by 2024 in the face of water crisis [Video]Modi promises piped water to all of India by 2024 in the face of water crisis

India is facing one of the worst water crises in the country's history- but that hasn't stopped Prime Minister Narendra Modi from promising water infrastructure to all of India by 2024.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:16Published

India's Modi makes unscheduled stop at bombed Sri Lanka church [Video]India's Modi makes unscheduled stop at bombed Sri Lanka church

The Indian leader visits church bombed during Easter on his first trip to neighbouring Sri Lanka since his re-election.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:04Published

India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term [Video]India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term

Narendra Modi names BJP president Amit Shah for the powerful home ministry while Nirmala Sitharaman gets finance.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published

India's Modi Signed In For Second Term As PM [Video]India's Modi Signed In For Second Term As PM

According to a report by CNN, on Thursday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was formally sworn sworn in for a second term, following a landslide victory in national elections that cemented his grip..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Pakistan PM Khan Congratulates India's Modi On Election Victory [Video]Pakistan PM Khan Congratulates India's Modi On Election Victory

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan attends a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, not pictured, on April 28, 2019 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China. Parker Song/Pool via REUTERS..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

 

Isro scouting for a name to etch on lunar landing site

Isro top brass and key figures in the government are scouting for names that India can etch on the lunar surface if Vikram lands there as planned on September 7. "There is no shortlist of names. We are..
IndiaTimes - Published

Modi, Trump never discussed Kashmir, show official records

There was no conversation in Osaka between PM Modi and US President Donald Trump on Kashmir or mediation in the dispute, and this is borne out by official records of discussions by both the Indian and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Abdullah, Mufti welcome Trump offer

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, as well former J&K chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti, expressed their “optimism” about Trump’s offer. Abdullah..
IndiaTimes - Published

Will meet Karnataka governor after consulting PM Modi, Amit Shah: Yeddyurappa

"I will discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and (party) All India president Amit Shahji, afterwards I will meet governor," Yeddyurappa told reporters in response to a question. The Congress-JD(S)..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Not democracy, dictatorship': Anna Hazare slams Modi govt on RTI Act changes

The government is betraying the people of this country, Hazare said.
DNA - Published

Indian PM Modi's party wins confidence vote in key southern state

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to return to power in the southern state of Karnataka after narrowly defeating its arch-rival Congress in a confidence vote on..
Reuters - Published

Modi's party set to regain power in key southern Indian state

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to return to power in the southern state of Karnataka, after it defeated its arch rival the Congress and its allies in a..
Reuters - Published

Mamata writes to PM Modi to reverse corporatisation of ordnance factories

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stall and reverse the process of corporatising ordnance factories in the interest of national security and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Surprised by India's reaction to Trump's offer to mediate: Imran Khan

On Tuesday, after worldwide furore over Donald Trump's comments saying PM Modi had also asked him to 'mediate on Kashmir' during his interaction with the press with Imran Khan, the Pak PM reacted by..
DNA - Published

US State Department tries to damage control after Trump's Kashmir mediation gaffe

India has already rejected Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought his mediation on the Kashmir issue.
DNA - Published

US Congressman apologises to Indian envoy for Trump's Kashmir mediation remark

"I just apologized to Indian Ambassador Harsh Shringla for Trump's amateurish and embarrassing mistake," Congressman Brad Sherman tweeted hours after Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra..
DNA - Published

'Special guest' visits PM Modi at Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday shared heartwarming pictures with a "special guest" who came to meet him at Parliament. In the picture, posted on PM Modi's Instagram account, he can be seen..
IndiaTimes - Published

'A very special friend came to meet me in Parliament today': PM Modi shares adorable pictures with a toddler

Taking to his Instagram wall, the Prime Minister shared two photos of him playing with a toddler.
DNA - Published

If true, PM Modi betrayed India's interests, Shimla Agreement: Rahul Gandhi on Trump's Kashmir mediation claim

Rahul Gandhi also asserted that a "weak" foreign ministry denial wouldn't do and Prime Minister Modi must tell the nation what transpired in the meeting between him and the US President.
DNA - Published

Donald Trump's Kashmir mediation comment triggers massive political row

Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate on the Kashmir issue triggered a massive political row on Tuesday even as the government asserted that no such..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump touches off storm in India with Kashmir mediation offer

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi never asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan their dispute over the Kashmir region, the government said on Tuesday, after Trump's comments..
Reuters - Published

Opposition in Lok Sabha walks out, demands PM's statement on Trump's Kashmir remarks

The Opposition in Lok Sabha on Tuesday walked out demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on US President Donald Trump's remarks on Kashmir mediation as the government asserted that..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Narendra Modi betrayed India's interests if Donald Trump's claim is true: Rahul Gandhi

"President Trump says PM Modi asked him to mediate between India & Pakistan on Kashmir! If true, PM Modi has betrayed India's interests & 1972 Shimla Agreement," Rahul Gandhi tweeted. Earlier, Trump..
IndiaTimes - Published

Opposition demands statement by Prime Minister on Kashmir mediation issue

Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 PM on Tuesday as the Opposition created uproar and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi make a statement on US President Donald Trump's claim on the issue of..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi, other leaders pay tributes to Chandra Shekhar Azad, Bal Gangadhar Tilak on their birth anniversary

"I bow to Lokmanya Tilak on his birth anniversary. Full of patriotism, he was a freedom fighter who devoted his life to achieve freedom. The thankful nation will always remember his contribution," Modi..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Congress raises Kashmir mediation issue in LS

As soon as the Lower House met for the day, members from the Congress and some other Opposition parties were on their feet shouting slogans over the issue. Trump had on Monday claimed that Prime..
IndiaTimes - Published

S Jaishankar confirms India didn't ask Donald Trump to mediate over Kashmir amid Opposition uproar in RS

S Jaishankar on Tuesday categorically stated that prime minister Narendra Modi has not made any request to the US president Donald Trump to help 'mediate' between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir..
Firstpost - Published

'PM Modi made no such request', says S Jaishankar on Trump's Kashmir remarks

Putting out a categorical denial of US President Donald Trump’s claim that he had been requested by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to mediate with Pakistan on Kashmir issue, external affairs minister S..
IndiaTimes - Published

India says Modi never asked for Trump to mediate over Kashmir

India denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kashmir, saying there could be no talks until Pakistan..
Reuters - Published

Centre disempowering every citizen: Sonia Gandhi on RTI Act amendment

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government is "hell-bent on completely subverting" the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005. She added..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Modi will never suggest mediation between India-Pakistan': Democrat Brad Sherman slams Donald Trump for 'amateurish, delusional' remark

Democrat Brad Sherman slammed Trump for his "amateurish and delusional" statement. Taking to Twitter, Sherman said, "Everyone who knows anything about foreign policy in South Asia knows..
Firstpost - Published

Modi pays tribute to Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Chandra Shekhar Azad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to freedom fighters Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandra Shekhar Azad on their birth anniversaries and hailed their contribution to the country's..
IndiaTimes - Published

US in damage control mode after Trump flub on Kashmir

Hours after Trump’s remarks, US officials finessed his words to clarify that Washington still believes Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, and US stands ready only to assist the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir issue during meeting with Imran Khan, claims Modi requested intervention; India denies claim

US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to be the "mediator" between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue as he met Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House where the two leaders..
Firstpost - Published

Ex-diplomats feel Trump's Kashmir mediation remarks may hit India-US ties

President Donald Trump remarks on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought his mediation on the Kashmir issue will "damage" the India-US relations, ex-diplomats said. New Delhi has already..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kashmir a bilateral issue between India, Pakistan; US welcomes them sitting down: State department

The Trump administration has launched a damage control exercise after the President's remarks on Kashmir, with the state department saying it was a "bilateral" issue between India and Pakistan. On..
IndiaTimes - Published

India rubbishes Trump's claim that PM Modi requested mediation on Kashmir

In a later night statement, the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar in a tweet said, "No such request has been made by PM Narendra Modi to US President. It has been India's..
DNA - Published

Row erupts as Trump offers to mediate in Kashmir issue

A furore erupted on Monday as US President Donald Trump offering to mediate in the Kashmir issue, claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked him to help in the matter. The Indian government..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Would love to be mediator' of Kashmir issue between India, Pakistan, says Donald Trump; MEA says Modi made no such request

President Donald Trump on Monday offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, signaling a shift in long-standing US policy that the issue must be solved bilaterally
Firstpost - Published

'Don't think he has the slightest idea': Twitterati seriously doubt PM Modi asked Trump to mediate on Kashmir

US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to be the "mediator" between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue as he met Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House where the two leaders discussed a..
DNA - Published

S Jaishankar, Russian deputy PM Yury Borisov discuss Modi-Putin summit, vow to strengthen trade, energy cooperation

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday held talks withRussian deputy prime minister Yury Borisov and discussed collaboration in key sectors such as trade, energy and space, as well as the..
Firstpost - Published

By overcoming glitches, scientists have shown determination to take on challenges: PM Modi on Chandrayaan-2 launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday congratulated Isro for the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2 and said scientists overcame the glitches during the previous launch, proving their grit and..
IndiaTimes - Published

J P Nadda pulls up Pragya Singh Thakur for her toilet remarks

BJP working president J P Nadda on Monday "pulled up" Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur for her remarks that she was not elected to the Lok Sabha for cleaning up toilets, comments that were seen to be..
IndiaTimes - Published

Every Indian immensely proud today: PM Modi after Chandrayaan-2 launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) after the successful launch of India's indigenous moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, and said that every Indian is..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi to visit Bhutan in August

The visit will reflect the importance New Delhi attaches to its ties with the Himalayan nation and would reiterate the government's emphasis on its 'Neighbourhood First' policy. The two countries share..
IndiaTimes - Published

Narendra Modi 2.0 faster; caters to all sections of society: Prakash Javadekar

On completion of 50 days of the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government, Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that "the pace of reforms has increased" as compared to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Netanyahu to visit India on Sep 9 to meet PM Modi

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet PM Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the Jewish state. Netanyahu,who created..
IndiaTimes - Published

Narendra Modi government has changed India, brought 'achhe din': J P Nadda

BJP working president J P Nadda on Sunday said the country has changed under the Narendra Modi-led government which has brought "good days" in the last five years.
IndiaTimes - Published

Afghanistan peace process: If India feels left out, instead of blaming Donald Trump it must consider revamping its ineffective policy

It is time for the Narendra Modi government to revamp its Afghanistan policy and be prepared to take some risks, even if it means courting unpopularity in the short term.
Firstpost - Published

Former Delhi BJP president Mange Lal Garg passes away; Modi, Nadda condole his demise

Garg was elected to the Delhi Legislative Assembly in 2003.
DNA - Published

PM condoles demise of veteran BJP leader Mange Ram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday condoled the demise of veteran BJP leader Mange Ram Garg, saying he played an important role strengthening the party in Delhi. The former Delhi BJP president passed..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Narendra Modi emerges as 'World's most admired Indian'

Popularity High: Other notable names on the list include Bachchan, khans, Padukone & Dhoni
DNA - Published

Jaishankar to visit China next month to prepare ground for Modi-Xi informal summit

The primary objective of the visit will be to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Modi and Xi which is likely to be held in the second week of October
DNA - Published

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