newsR > In the News > Narendra Modi Facts and News Updates

Narendra Modi

14th and current Prime Minister of India

Narendra Modi    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

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 to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Vajpayee.


'Modi started as tea seller, he is very tough,' Donald Trump tells crowd at Motera stadium

Trump's 36-hour stay in India began with a roadshow, then, a stopover at Sabarmati Ashram, and concluded with the massive welcome event at Motera Stadium.
DNA - Published

No mention of Gandhi in Sabarmati? Congress questions Trump after US President thanks Modi for ashram visit

Trump concluded the sojourn by writing in the visitor book, 'To my great friend Prime Minister Modi - Thank you for this wonderful visit."
DNA - Published

Videos for Narendra Modi

Trump visits Gandhi's former home [Video]Trump visits Gandhi's former home

U.S. President Donald Trump and wife Melania visited Sabarmati Ashram, the former home of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on Monday.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

'Political spectatorship': Modi rolls out red carpet for Trump [Video]'Political spectatorship': Modi rolls out red carpet for Trump

US president on his maiden India trip as Prime Minister Modi pulls out all stops to woo him amid differences over trade.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:51Published

'Guest is God': Trump arrives to crowds and dance in India [Video]'Guest is God': Trump arrives to crowds and dance in India

U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday (February 24) at the start of a visit during which the two sides will aim to reset relations that have been buffeted..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

New Delhi election: Kejriwal's AAP stuns Modi's BJP with huge win [Video]New Delhi election: Kejriwal's AAP stuns Modi's BJP with huge win

Arvind Kejriwal's AAP wins a landslide 62 of 70 seats, while right-wing BJP finishes a distant second with eight seats.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:35Published

Incumbent AAP set to crush Modi's BJP in New Delhi: Exit polls [Video]Incumbent AAP set to crush Modi's BJP in New Delhi: Exit polls

Predictions say Aam Aadmi Party will score a hat-trick in national capital, while right-wing BJP may improve 2015 tally.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:57Published

Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge [Video]Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge

India's trade minister remains unimpressed with Amazon's $1 billion investment, as Jeff Bezos continues his charm offensive tour visit to the country. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

'Go back Modi': India protesters condemn PM's visit to Kolkata [Video]'Go back Modi': India protesters condemn PM's visit to Kolkata

Nearly 30,000 protesters take to megacity's streets to denounce Modi's visit and oppose a new citizenship law.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:43Published

Facing criticism, Delhi police probe attack on students at elite university [Video]Facing criticism, Delhi police probe attack on students at elite university

Delhi police are investigating how masked men burst into a premier university and attacked a student protest with sticks and rods, an officer said on Monday, the latest incident to ignite criticism of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published


Relations with India hold special place for US; Modi 'exceptional' leader: Donald Trump

Addressing the 'Namaste Trump' event at the Motera Stadium, Trump also announced that the US will seal defence deals worth $3 billion on Tuesday. Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding..
IndiaTimes - Published

'History is being created': PM Modi at 'Namaste Trump' event

PM Narendra Modi said ties between India and the US are no longer just another partnership but have touched far greater heights. Welcoming US president Donald Trump at the 'Namaste Trump' event at..
IndiaTimes - Published

'My great friend Modi, thank you for this wonderful visit', Trump's writes for PM

US President Donald Trump thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he received a gala welcome in India.
DNA - Published

PM Modi welcomes President Trump to India with a hug

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the US President Donald Trump on Monday as he arrived in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport on his first official visit to India in a bid to strengthen..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump, Modi embark on 22-km-long roadshow in Ahmedabad

Trump, who is on a two-day India visit, landed at the Airport at 11.37 am. After the roadshow, the two leaders will address a gathering at the Namaste Trump event at the Motera cricket stadium here..
IndiaTimes - Published

Namaste Trump: US president arrives in Ahmedabad

US President Donald Trump arrived in Ahmedabad on Monday for the first leg of his India trip. PM Modi as present at the airport to welcome the US president at the airport. In Ahmedabad, Trump will..
IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: PM Modi says 'NamasteyTrump' with a hug as POTUS lands in India

As US President Donald Trump arrived in India on his first official tour, he received a special welcome from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi who gave him a hug as he came out of the aircraft.
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi arrives at Ahmedabad; to welcome Donald Trump at airport

IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Tycoon and a tea-seller's son: Trump, Modi share striking similarities

They hail from vastly different backgrounds — Donald Trump is the son of a property tycoon while Narendra Modi is a descendant of a poor tea-seller. Yet the two teetotallers, loved by right-wing..
IndiaTimes - Published

Security tightened outside Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad ahead of Trump's visit

The US President will arrive in Ahmedabad for a two-day India visit later today. He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner...
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi leaves for Ahmedabad to welcome US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Sunday emplaned for India as he heads directly to Ahmedabad to a massive roadshow followed by 'Namaste Trump' at the Motera stadium in the Gujarat city.
DNA - Published

Sonia Gandhi ‘ignored’, Adhir may skip President event, no clarity on Azad

Chowdhury has slammed the Modi government for not inviting Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to a meeting with Trump, saying it had reduced the foreign dignitary’s visit to a BJP function. His claim of BJP..
IndiaTimes - Published

Not just bilateral, regional & global issues also on Modi-Trump platter

Regional and international cooperation will be an important focus area for Trump and Modi when they meet on Tuesday. While the US is expected to encourage India to further promote stability and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump before boarding: PM says it’ll be India's biggest event ever

The new Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad is set to welcome US President Donald Trump with Prime Minister Narendra Modi playing host and over a lakh people expected in the arena for the ‘Namaste Trump’..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ask Donald Trump if extraditing 19 lakh people from Assam is possible: Chidambaram to Modi

Addressing a meet here against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the former Minister, citing the BJP's brute majority in Parliament, asked what was the guarantee that the government would not bring in an..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress questions ahead of Trump visit non-essential: UP deputy CM

The Congress has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi whether he would raise with Trump the easing of H-1B visas, restoration of GSP status and security concerns over the Taliban. It asked whether Modi..
IndiaTimes - Published

Prime Minister Modi is friend of mine, says US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is his "friend" and he is looking forward to visit India. “I look forward to being with the people of India. We are going to have..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi, Amit Shah can't discriminate on basis of religion, says former governor Aziz Qureshi

Former Uttar Pradesh governor Aziz Qureshi has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah have no right to discriminate on the basis of religion, which is unconstitutional...
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi lauds 12-year-old girl Kamya Karthikeyan who conquered 6,962 metres high Mt Aconcagua in South America

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation in the 62nd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'.
DNA - Published

From saluting Indians on difficult feats to batting for 'adventure sports', highlights from PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'

The Prime Minister was in awe regarding India's biodiversity and scientific feats
DNA - Published

Preserve, conserve India's biodiversity, says PM Narendra Modi in Mann ki Baat

IndiaTimes - Published

Congress asks PM Modi if he would raise H-1B visa, restoration of GSP issues with Trump

IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi urges people to visit Hunar Haat to appreciate country's diverse expanse, cultures

While addressing the 62nd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday talked about his visit to Hunar Haat in the national capital and said it was an..
IndiaTimes - Published

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat address: Key points

IndiaTimes - Published

PM: Can't have growth without gender justice

Narendra Modi on Saturday said that no country or society can achieve holistic development or can claim to be a just society without gender justice.
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi a versatile genius who thinks globally and acts locally: Justice Mishra

Supreme Court Judge Arun Mishra on Saturday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership which he said led to India emerging as a “responsible and friendly member of the international..
IndiaTimes - Published

India has fully accepted critical verdicts: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday highlighted India’s civilisational belief in the rule of law and said this core value cleared the way for the “wholehearted acceptance” of recent critical..
IndiaTimes - Published

Uddhav’s new allies ask him to review stand on CAA-NPR

A day after chief minister Uddhav Thackeray once again made clear his support for CAA and NPR in New Delhi following his meeting with PM Narendra Modi, his new allies Congress and NCP mounted pressure..
IndiaTimes - Published

130 crore Indians accepted critical judicial verdicts despite apprehensions: PM Modi

In an apparent reference to politically-sensitive Ayodhya case, Modi said 130 crore Indians accepted in a calm and peaceful manner, the recent judgments of the judiciary.
DNA - Published

'Versatile genius who thinks globally and acts locally': Supreme Court judge all praise for PM Modi

Justice Mishra was delivering the vote of thanks at the inaugural function of the International Judicial Conference 2020 at the Supreme Court when he made the remarks praising Prime Minister Narendra..
DNA - Published

'Bihar has Modi's blessings': Nadda's reach out message for BJP workers

Exhorting party workers in Bihar to spread the message that "BJP is synonymous with development", its national president J P Nadda on Saturday asked them to work towards ensuring the NDA's return to..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi hails judiciary for striking balance between development & environment protection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday hailed the Indian judiciary for redefining environmental jurisprudence to strike a balance between development and ecological protection. Referring to recent..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump plans to raise issue of religious freedom with Indian PM Modi: official

U.S. President Donald Trump will raise the issue of religious freedom in India during his meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week, a senior administration official said, a sensitive..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

No Donald Trump-Narendra Modi meet in Agra: Sources

The govt refuted media reports suggesting an official engagement between senior dignitaries from the Indian side, including PM Narendra Modi, and US President Donald Trump during the latter's visit to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Donald Trump to discuss CAA, NRC, raise 'religious freedom' issue with PM Modi during India visit: US official

Donald Trump is visiting Ahmedabad and New Delhi on February 24-25 along with his wife and First Lady Melania Trump.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

PM Modi to inaugurate International Judicial Conference, address opening event of Khelo India University Games today

PM Modi is scheduled to address the opening ceremony of the Khelo India University games at 7 PM.
DNA - Published

Technology will help deliver speedy justice: PM Modi at International Judicial Conference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the synergy technology and human conscience will result in a speedy justice system in India.
DNA - Published

Trump’s visit may give healthcare shot in arm

Healthcare is going to be an important focus area for PM Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump when they sit down for official talks on Tuesday. The two countries are likely to sign an MoU for..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM to trustees: Build mandir without bitterness in society

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked members of the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust to ensure that the temple was built peacefully “without any bitterness” in society. “Work should be..
IndiaTimes - Published

India’s hitting US ‘very hard’, will talk biz with Modi: Donald Trump

Ahead of his first visit to India, US President Donald Trump gave mixed signals about prospects for a trade deal between the two countries, saying India had been hitting the US “very hard” with..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kamal Nath asks Modi govt to share details of surgical strike

IndiaTimes - Published

Several Maharashtra issues discussed with PM: Aaditya Thackeray

Maharashtra tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray said various issues relating to the state figured in the meeting between chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and PM Modi in New Delhi. He said the issue of..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Don't want to rush': India on US trade deal during Trump visit

Both leaders - President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi - have personally invested in US-India relationship, MEA said.
DNA - Published

No one needs to fear CAA and NPR: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray after meeting PM Modi

No one needs to fear about the CAA and the NPR is not going to throw anyone out of the country, Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said here on Friday, after meeting Prime Minister Narendra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Temple work should be conducted peacefully without any disharmony, PM tells trust members

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked members of the newly constituted Ram temple trust to ensure that construction work on the temple is conducted harmoniously and without any bitterness, the trust's..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets PM Modi

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray met PM Modi on Friday, his first visit to the national capital after taking over the reins of the state. The chief minister's son Aditya Thackeray, who is a minister in..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Golden chapter' of ties with New Delhi underway: Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran

The comments on India-Bangladesh ties comes weeks before PM Modi is expected to visit Bangladesh.
DNA - Published

Vice President Naidu, PM Modi greet people on occasion of Maha Shivratri

IndiaTimes - Published

You Might Like

 Page 1  〉 
Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2020 newsR Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest