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14th and current Prime Minister of India

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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.


PM Modi, mother have lunch together on his 69th birthday

IndiaTimes - Published

Fireworks, debates, seva and cake cutting: Gujarat celebrates PM Narendra Modi's 69th birthday

STATESMAN MODI: Some MLAs chose to celebrate with common people; schools held elocution on Abrogation of Article 370
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Videos for Narendra Modi

Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Criticized Over Award Given To India's Prime Minister [Video]Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Criticized Over Award Given To India's Prime Minister

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation came under fire for awarding India’s Prime Minister. According to CNN, the foundation gave him an award for his work to improve sanitation in the country...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

India's spacecraft Vikram fails moon landing [Video]India's spacecraft Vikram fails moon landing

With 1.3 billion people watching, 'Vikram' fails to make soft landing on moon's South Pole but Modi praises programme.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:04Published

India loses contact with spacecraft on mission to the moon [Video]India loses contact with spacecraft on mission to the moon

India lost contact with a spacecraft it was attempting to land on the moon on Saturday, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said, in a setback to the nation’s ambitious..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

India's economy suffers car crash [Video]India's economy suffers car crash

Automakers, component manufacturers and car dealers in India have laid off an estimated 350,000 workers since the start of the year, in response to plunging sales. As David Pollard reports, the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

Modi defends move to revoke Kashmir's special status [Video]Modi defends move to revoke Kashmir's special status

Modi has defended his decision to revoke Kashmir's special status.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:08Published

Imran Khan on Kashmir: Modi's ideology compared to Nazis [Video]Imran Khan on Kashmir: Modi's ideology compared to Nazis

Khan says Pakistan not at war with India but against its ideology after Kashmir's special status revoked.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:15Published

India's passenger vehicle sales drop at steepest pace in nearly two decades [Video]India's passenger vehicle sales drop at steepest pace in nearly two decades

India's vehicle sales dived in July, highlighting a deepening crisis in a car sector that employs over 35 million people. David Pollard reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

Security high as restrictions eased in Kashmir but Pakistan cuts last direct link to India [Video]Security high as restrictions eased in Kashmir but Pakistan cuts last direct link to India

For the first time in six days, India eased travel restrictions in some parts of Srinagar on Saturday, allowing people to buy provisions ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha on Monday. Rough cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown [Video]India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown

India has revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighbouring Pakistan, as it moves to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published


PSI shoots self amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bandobast duty

PM Modi was inspecting the tourist facilities at the Statue of Unity when the incident happened.
DNA - Published

On birthday, PM Narendra Modi all praise for Sardar Sarovar dam

Celebrates the relief brought by the project to Gujarat, MP & Rajasthan
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi must raise Sindh at UNGA: Munawar Sufi Laghari

The difficulty in Sindh is the fear. This cannot be overcome inside the Sindh, so the only hope is outside, says Laghari
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi to meet leaders of 30 small nations

The primary focus will be on climate change, blue economy and how India can partner in their development needs
DNA - Published

India rebuts Mahathir Mohamad's claim on Zakir Naik extradition

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad has denied that PM Modi had asked him for extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. However foreign minister S Jaishankar said India had indeed raised the..
IndiaTimes - Published

UPA’s failures raised doubts over multi-party democracy, says Amit Shah

The despondency and disappointment in 2013 prior to the Modi government assuming power had raised questions in the minds of the public over the efficacy of the multi-party democracy, said home minister..
IndiaTimes - Published

‘Kashmir won’t be major topic in PM Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping talks’

PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet in the coming weeks. Though the dates have not been finalised, they are expected to hold an informal meeting, without aides, in October...
IndiaTimes - Published

Amid bitter TMC-BJP feud, Mamata to meet Modi in Delhi; here's what's on agenda

The meeting gains added significance as it comes at a time when CBI is enhancing pressure on WB state administration to know Kolkata's former police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's whereabouts
DNA - Published

Gujarat govt filled Sardar Sarovar dam to full before schedule for PM Modi’s birthday, says MP ministers

IndiaTimes - Published

E-auction of PM Modi's gifts: Photo stand, silver Kalash fetch Rs 1 crore each

A silver 'kalash' and a photo stand with a picture of Narendra Modi, both gifted to him, fetched Rs 1 crore each at an e-auction organised by the culture ministry, according to the PM Mementos website...
IndiaTimes - Published

Ahead of Modi's US visit, EAM Jaishankar says there's political comfort in New Delhi-Washington ties

He pointed out that India-US ties have been on an upward trajectory in the last 20 years under various administrations from Clinton to George Bush to Obama to Trump.
DNA - Published

We want Zakir Naik back and working towards it: Jaishankar on Malaysian PM's claim

Jaishankar's remarks came in response to a question regarding Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad's claim that Modi had not asked for Naik's extradition during Vladivostok meeting.
DNA - Published

Art 370 abrogated to solve decades-long problem: On birthday, PM says 'country realising Sardar's dream of ek Bharat'

"The country is realising Sardar's dream of Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat (One India, Great India). Today, the country is trying to complete the tasks which were left incomplete during Independence and..
DNA - Published

Giant cake, news of Bollywood film mark Modi's birthday celebrations

Supporters of Narendra Modi cut a giant birthday cake for the Indian Prime Minister who turned 69 on Tuesday, saying he remained as popular as ever as a new Bollywood film on his life was announced.
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Article 370 was abrogated to solve decades-long problem, will create new stream of development: PM

Highlighting the achievements of first 100 days of his second government on his 69th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the decision of abrogating Article 370 has been taken to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Modi govt can't evade responsibility for economic slowdown, says Priyanka Gandhi

In a tweet in hindi, the Congress general secretary said that the BJP government cannot evade responsibility for the economic slowdown by diver attention from it as "people are watching".
IndiaTimes - Published

Left slams Centre for arresting Farooq under PSA

The Left parties on Monday slammed the Modi government for arresting former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah under the Public Safety Act. CPI chief D Raja said the Public Safety Act was a law that..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mamata Banerjee to raise bank merger, PSU issues with Modi

Describing her trip to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "routine" and a "constitutional obligation", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would raise the issue of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Narmada dam fully filled 'before schedule' for PM's b'day: MP minister

He said this disturbed the relief and rehabilitation works underway in the Madhya Pradesh areas submerged under the dam water. Modi, who turned 69 on Tuesday arrived at Kevadiya in Gujarat in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi to be honoured by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachch Bharat Abhiyan

Modi will be honoured for his leadership of the Swachch Bharat Mission, which he had launched on October 2, 2014. So far, 90 million toilets have been built to eliminate open defecation by October 2,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia Gandhi extends greetings to PM Modi on his 69th birthday, wishes him healthy, happy and long life

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi extended her greetings to Prime Minister and wished him a healthy, happy and long life.
DNA - Published

'New India emerging under your leadership': Amit Shah wishes PM Modi on his 69th birthday

"A new India emerging under your (PM Modi) leadership has made a mark in the world as a strong, secure and trustworthy nation," Amit Shah tweeted.
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi performs Narmada 'aarti' at Sardar Sarovar dam

Accompanied by Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, Modi offered prayers as part of the state government's Namami Devi Narmade Mahotsav celebrations being held to mark the dam receiving water to its..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi did not ask for extradition of Zakir Naik, claims Malaysian PM

"Not many countries want him (Naik). India has not insisted. I met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he did not ask me that he wants this man back. This man could be troublesome for India," Mahathir said..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP leaders wish PM Narendra Modi on 69th birthday

BJP leaders greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday on Tuesday and hailed him as a visionary leader and statesman. Many recalled Modi's modest roots and praised his achievements as a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia Gandhi wishes healthy, happy and long life to PM Modi on his birthday

IndiaTimes - Published

Birthday boy Narendra Modi visits Statue of Unity in home state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and began the day with a visit to the Statue of Unity and the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada in his home state of Gujarat. The Statue of..
IndiaTimes - Published

700-foot-long cake weighing 7,000 kg: Surat baker all set to celebrate PM Modi's 69th birthday

To mark PM's 69th birthday, Breadline Bakery in Gujarat's Surat is gearing up to make a record by preparing a 700-foot-long cake weighing 7,000 Kg.
DNA - Published

Watch: On his birthday, PM Modi shares majestic view of 'Statue of Unity'

PM Modi tweets video of 'Statue of Unity', says 'have a look at the majestic' view.
DNA - Published

PM Modi asks the public for speech ideas ahead of Houston event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought ideas from the people for his September 22 speech at Houston in the US. "Share your ideas for my address. I would refer to some of them during my remarks," he..
IndiaTimes - Published

'A statesman, decisive leader and an inspiration for all': BJP leaders extend wishes to PM Modi on his 69th birthday

Wishes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday started pouring since midnight itself as party leaders praised his leadership and called him an inspiration for all.
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Gujarat, perform puja at Narmada dam

Modi, who turns 69 today, will also visit his mother Hiraba at her residence in Gandhinagar around 6 am to seek her blessings on his birthday
DNA - Published

A year on, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi

State BJP leaders raise eyebrows over timing and intention of the meeting
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi welcomes Donald Trump's 'special gesture'

PM Modi will address the event called 'Howdy Modi!', which will see the participation of 50,000 people, mostly Indian Americans
DNA - Published

Updated NaMo app launched, will cater to increasing traffic

IndiaTimes - Published

PM to woo small island countries in New York, meet 30 leaders during India-Caribbean and India-Pacific Island Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be participating in two summits next week on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York--The India-India-Caribbean (CARICOM) island summit..
DNA - Published

Sharing dreams and stage too: Trump to join ‘Howdy, Modi’

With US Prez Trump confirming attendance at PM Modi's upcoming diaspora event in Texas, Pak is learning that common values and business ties are trumping its efforts to paint a dark and cataclysmic..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump stuns Pakistan with thumbs up for 'Howdy, Modi' rally

With US Prez Trump confirming attendance at PM Modi's upcoming diaspora event in Texas, Pak is learning that common values and business ties are trumping its efforts to paint a dark and cataclysmic..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi on Wednesday

IndiaTimes - Published

Congress attacks government over 'capital outflow from country'

The Congress hit out at the government on Monday over reports of capital outflow from the country, saying it is a "vote of no confidence" and a huge wake-up call for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Government appoints OSD to Smriti Irani, private Secretary to Prakash Javadekar

The government on Monday appointed an officer on special duty and a private secretary respectively for Union ministers Smriti Irani and Prakash Javadekar. The two appointments were cleared by..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi to visit Narmada dam on birthday, will seek mother's blessings

IndiaTimes - Published

'Performers are all show-offs': Congress on Trump joining 'Howdy, Modi!'

Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Monday borrowed the words of British singer Elton John, "performers are all show-offs", to describe US President Donald Trump joining Prime Minister Narendra..
IndiaTimes - Published

After saying she won't meet 'expiry PM', Mamata to call upon Modi in Delhi

Banerjee had earlier in May called Modi "Expiry PM" and said that she will only talk to the Prime Minister post-elections.
DNA - Published

Advise Amit Shah to withdraw 'biased' statement on Hindi, CPI leader writes to PM Modi

Union home minister Amit Shah's assertion that Hindi was the only unifying factor in the making of a modern India was like denying the national reality, CPI leader Binoy Viswam said in a letter to..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K Governor calls on PM Modi

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
DNA - Published

Ahead of PM Modi's birthday, NaMo app revamped with new features

The app ranks among the most popular for any political leader across the world, according to an official statement.
DNA - Published

Indian delegation to visit USA ahead of PM Modi's UNGA address

Prime Minister's address to the UN General Assembly will mark his six-day visit to the country, which begins on September 22.
DNA - Published

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