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Narendra Modi

Current prime minister of the Republic of India

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Narendra Modi: Current prime minister of the Republic 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. He will be contesting from the same seat in 2019 loksabha elections. Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation.


India's Congress struggles to build alliance, giving Modi an edge

India's Congress party is struggling to forge an opposition alliance to fight a looming election having been rebuffed in the biggest state, Uttar Pradesh, regional party officials say, improving Prime..
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India's cricket World Cup star joins Modi's party before election

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party on Friday, leaving a panel to decide whether to field him as a candidate in the cricket-crazy country's..
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Videos for Narendra Modi

India announces general election from April 11, results on May 23 [Video]India announces general election from April 11, results on May 23

PM Narendra Modi is running for a second straight term in the national election to be held in seven phases.

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Satellite image shows madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing [Video]Satellite image shows madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing

A high-resolution satellite image reviewed by Reuters shows that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India claimed its warplanes..

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Trump to drop preferential trade treatment for India; Delhi plays down impact [Video]Trump to drop preferential trade treatment for India; Delhi plays down impact

U.S. President Donald Trump looked set to open a new front in his trade wars on Monday with a plan to end preferential trade treatment for India that allows duty-free entry for up to $5.6 billion worth..

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India no longer helpless in wake of terror, says PM Modi [Video]India no longer helpless in wake of terror, says PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday his government had given full freedom to its armed forces "to do what they want," and than India would no longer be "helpless in the wake of terror."..

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Pakistan to return captured Indian pilot [Video]Pakistan to return captured Indian pilot

Pakistan will return a captured pilot "as a peace gesture" to India, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday, amid efforts by the United States to defuse a crisis between the two nuclear..

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Russia's Putin Hopes For Quick Settlement of India-Pakistan Crisis [Video]Russia's Putin Hopes For Quick Settlement of India-Pakistan Crisis

According to Reuters, the Kremlin said that Russian President Vladimir Putin told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a phone call that he hopes for a quick settlement of a crisis between India and..

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A Nuclear Threat From Pakistan [Video]A Nuclear Threat From Pakistan

According to Business Insider, on Tuesday India launched airstrikes across its border with Pakistan in a military escalation following decades of bitter rivalry and a terror attack in Kashmir that left..

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India confirms air strikes inside Pakistan [Video]India confirms air strikes inside Pakistan

Indian jets crossed into Pakistani territory on Tuesday, conducting what one minister said was an air strike on "terror camps," dramatically escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors who..

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Saudi prince sees Saudi prince sees "useful returns" from expected $100 bln investment in India

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday he saw investment opportunities of more than $100 billion in India over the next two years as he began his first official visit amid..

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Saudi Crown Prince begins India trip under shadow of Kashmir attack [Video]Saudi Crown Prince begins India trip under shadow of Kashmir attack

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman kicks off his trip in India just days after an attack in Kashmir in which 40 paramilitary police were killed. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Kashmir Attack Could Ignite India-Pakistan Tensions [Video]Kashmir Attack Could Ignite India-Pakistan Tensions

A terrorist attack in Kashmir is threatening to touch off armed conflict between the two nuclear powers of India and Pakistan.

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Pakistan urges U.N. to intervene over Kashmir [Video]Pakistan urges U.N. to intervene over Kashmir

Pakistan's foreign minister appealed to the U.N. Secretary General on Tuesday to help ease tension with India that has escalated sharply following a suicide bomb attack in the Indian part of disputed..

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India warns Pakistan of 'strong response' to Kashmir attack [Video]India warns Pakistan of 'strong response' to Kashmir attack

India summons Pakistani envoy as Narendra Modi vows to exact 'heavy price' over deadly attack in Kashmir.

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Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy After Deadly Kashmir Suicide Attack [Video]Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy After Deadly Kashmir Suicide Attack

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Pakistan summoned India's deputy head of mission to Islamabad after Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused Pakistan of involvement in a suicide attack that..

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India PM blames Pakistan for worst Kashmir attack in decades [Video]India PM blames Pakistan for worst Kashmir attack in decades

India's government says it has "incontrovertible evidence" that a suicide bombing that killed 44 security forces in Kashmir -- the worst attack in decades -- involved rival Pakistan. Michelle Hennessy..

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Kashmir car bomb kills at least 44 [Video]Kashmir car bomb kills at least 44

A suicide bomber rams a car into a bus carrying Indian paramilitary police in Kashmir, killing 44 of them in the deadliest attack in decades on security forces in the disputed region, raising tensions..

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India's PM Modi visits Kashmir amid strike, protests [Video]India's PM Modi visits Kashmir amid strike, protests

As Narendra Modi visited Indian-administered Kashmir unveiled different developmental projects, Dozens of activists were detained and separatist leaders put under house arrest to prevent anti-India..

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India unveils budget aimed at wooing countryside before election [Video]India unveils budget aimed at wooing countryside before election

India's Hindu nationalist-led government pledged 750 billion rupees ($10.56 billion) to support farm incomes and reduced the tax burden for middle class voters on Friday, hoping to find favour with its..

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India launches world's 'lightest' satellite into space [Video]India launches world's 'lightest' satellite into space

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), on Thursday night (January 24) launched what it called the world's lightest satellite from southern spaceport of Sriharikota. Rough cut (no reporter..

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Do we need Chowkidar not bothered about Rafale files, but hiding crucial data: Mayawati

In a series of tweets, she took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his colleagues for calling themselves 'chowkidar' (watchman) and alleged they are not bothered about Rafale files being..
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Varanasi for PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Gujarat

BJP springs its 1st list on Holi, names 184 LS candidates
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3.2 crore labourers lost jobs under Modi govt: Congress

IndiaTimes - Published

BJP's 1st list for Lok Sabha polls: Narendra Modi to seek re-election from Varanasi, Amit Shah to contest from Gandhinagar

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BJP releases first list of LS candidates; PM Modi to contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah fielded from Gandhinagar

The names were announced by senior BJP leader JP Nadda at a press conference in Delhi.
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If Modi is really a chowkidar, he should appeal against Aseemanand's acquittal: Owaisi

The blast in the India-Pakistan train took place near Panipat in Haryana on February 18, 2007, when it was on its way to Attari in Amritsar, the last station on the Indian side.
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Terror alien to Hindu culture, an effort to distance it from jihadi terror: Arun Jaitley

In his blog, Arun Jaitley attacked the UPA government for coining the 'Hindu terror' theory and for theorising that the 2002 Godhra train burning incident was not carried out by a mob. The finance..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Narendra Modi’s ‘hollow’ address to chowkidars lacked ‘punch and content’: Shatrughan Sinha

Shatrughan Sinha questioned the practicality of PM Narendra Modi address to 25 lakh chowkidars and added that his “hollow” address “lacked punch and content”. "However Sir, it's not important..
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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi greet nation on Holi

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday greeted people on Holi, saying the festival symbolises the victory of good over evil.
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PM Narendra Modi, political stalwarts extend greetings on Holi 2019, Navroz

The vibrant festival of colours is finally here! Holi is one of the most awaited festivals in India and people absolutely love getting drenched in colours, water and balloons while chanting "Holi Hai."..
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On Modi’s turf Varanasi, Priyanka talks of a ‘new freedom struggle’

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Treat abuses like ornaments: PM Narendra Modi

The Bharatiya Janata Party sent text messages to lakhs of security guards, asking them to wait for a call between 4:30 and 9.30 pm on Wednesday.
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PMO reduced to ‘publicity minister’s office’, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday PM Modi has reduced the prime minister’s office to being the ‘publicity minister’s office.’
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Chowkidar means honesty, patriotism, PM Narendra Modi tells guards

IndiaTimes - Published

Modi govt using public money to bail out Jet: Congress

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Rahul slams PM Modi over shrinking workforce report, says he is 'joke'

In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over reports of shrinking workforce, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said his policies have "destroyed" one crore jobs last year and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Goa CM Pramod Sawant to meet PM Modi on Thursday

IndiaTimes - Published

Priyanka hits out PM Modi, calls for new brand of politics in UP

IndiaTimes - Published

Congress's Tariq Anwar responds to PM's dynasty tweet, says 'Modi doesn't have a successor in family'

Congress leader Tariq Anwar courted controversy for his comment on PM Modi. "A person who does not have a progeny cannot take the legacy of the dynasty forward. In every corner of the world, be it any..
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'Chowkidar is now synonymous with patriotism & honesty': PM Modi in address to watchmen

Addressing watchmen in various parts of the country through audio, Modi attacked the Congress president for his ' Chowkidar Chor Hai' jibe.
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PM Modi slams disinformation campaign against 'chowkidars'

In an interaction with chowkidars through an audio bridge, PM Modi said "Some people are abusing 'chowkidars', bringing every watchman under cloud. They lack the guts to name me."
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All languages now understand the word 'chowkidar': PM Narendra Modi in interaction with security guards

Modi's outreach was an assault on the opposition's 'chowkidar chor hai' campaign.
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Chasing youth vote, Indian parties blitz smartphones with political cartoons

Ganesh Bhalerao is a cartoonist hoping to go viral in the battle to secure Prime Minister Narendra Modi's re-election when India votes over the next two months.
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Lok Sabha polls: PM Narendra Modi to hold rally in Rudrapur, Uttarakhand on March 28

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Ravi Shankar Prasad tears into Congress for 'derogatory' remarks against PM Modi

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday hit out at Congress leaders for making "derogatory" remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his blog on dynastic politics.
IndiaTimes - Published

If you want your child to become 'chowkidar', vote for Modi: Kejriwal

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TMC complains to Election Commission over PM Modi's photo on rail tickets

Citing railway tickets having photos of PM Narendra Modi, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday lodged a complaint against the BJP with the Election Commission
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From press to parliament, institutional insult is the Congress way, writes PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi penned a new blog and shared it on his Twitter handle on Wednesday
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PM Modi attacks Congress, says institutions biggest casualty of 'dynastic politics'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday attacked the Congress over the "dynastic politics" and said that its biggest casualty are the institutions. Taking a dig at the Gandhi family, he said, "When a..
IndiaTimes - Published

It's a fight between Modi-Shah & country: MNS chief Raj Thackeray

Thackeray, who will hold rallies against Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, pitched the elections as "a fight between Modi-Shah and the country."
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PM Narendra Modi plans a Holi 'baat' with 25 lakh chowkidars

At least one crore people pledged for this campaign through social media and Namo App, claims BJP
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Pro-Modi slogans by BJP men as Priyanka Gandhi Vadra begins temple run

Gandhi took on Modi and demanded to know what he had done in the last five years.She also slammed the Yogi Adityanath govt in UP.
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Prime Minister Modi is killing leadership: Chandrababu Naidu

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PM’s ‘chowkidar’ campaign meant to hide failures: Congress

Congress on Tuesday said PM Narendra Modi’s “main bhi chowkidar” campaign was aimed at rebranding himself to take the national focus away from his previous claims and promises.
IndiaTimes - Published

No '220 club' in BJP hoping to replace PM Narendra Modi, says Nitin Gadkari

There is no “220 club” in BJP which hopes a reduced tally for the party in the Lok Sabha elections could see the emergence of an alternative to PM Narendra Modi and this was mere speculation in..
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Those questioning job data have an axe to grind: Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday criticised the 108 economists who have questioned the validity of the country’s economic data by suggesting that they were not unbiased academics but a group..
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PM Modi pretending to 'chowkidar': Congress on BJP's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign

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BJP holds CEC meeting in presence of PM Modi, Amit Shah to finalise candidates

The meeting, held in the evening at the party's headquarters here is presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah.Union Minister Arun Jaitley, Union Minister Nitin..
DNA - Published

LS polls a fight between Modi, Amit Shah and nation: Raj Thackeray

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Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi's patriotism, asks why he keeps silent on China

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BJP slams police action against techies for raising pro-Modi slogans at Rahul Gandhi's event

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Modi to interact with people on Mar 31 over his 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign

Intensifying his 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' (I too am watchman) campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 31 will interact with people, who have pledged their support to the campaign, from 500 places..
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India may not have elections if Modi re-elected, may go China way: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot also said both democracy and the country were in danger under Modi, who he said would "do anything" to get back to power. People felt he could even go to war with Pakistan to..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Hugs for Tukde Tukde gang, arrest for pro-Modi youth': Amit Shah attacks Congress

IndiaTimes - Published

CM Sawant will boost Goa's growth trajectory: Modi

"Best wishes to Pramod Sawant and his team as they begin their journey towards fulfilling the dreams of the people of Goa. "I am sure they will build on the work done in the last few years and boost..
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100 seats covered, PM Narendra Modi to hit poll trail from March 28

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Gujarat: Shunned, unhappy BJP biggies seek PM Narendra Modi support

Ahead of LS polls, big names chucked out from list made by Guj leaders
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PM Modi has turned nation into chowkidars, says Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi has been repeatedly taking a jibe at PM Modi's declaration that he is the chowkidar of the country by instead using the phrase 'chowkidar chor hai' (the watchman himself is the thief) at his..
DNA - Published

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