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  • Narendra Modi congratulated re-elected Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Modi greets Hasina on re-election

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Awami League President Sheikh Hasina and extended his heartfelt congratulations to her on securing her party’s absolute majority in the 11th parliamentary elections.

  • Peace doesn't only mean 'no war': Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said “the definition of peace has changed in the last hundred years” and “today, peace does not only mean 'no war'. “

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Chhayanaut Bangladesh

    PM Modi congratulates Chhayanaut

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates all associated with Chhayanaut, a Bangladeshi cultural organisation, as it has been named for prestigious Tagore Award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to cultural harmony.

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Chhayanaut Bangladesh

    Modi wins UN’s ‘Champions of the Earth Award’

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is awarded this year’s UN’s highest environmental honour for his leadership of the International Solar Alliance and pledges to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022.

  • India refutes Pakistan’s claim of PM Modi offering talks

    Pakistani Foreign Minister SM Qureshi claims that Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an offer of talks in his letter to newly-elected Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. But Indian media reports citing sources that the letter written by PM Modi to his Pakistani counterpart was congratulatory in nature and contained no such proposal.

  • Can a no-trust motion breed confidence?

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced the first no-confidence motion on the floor of Parliament by the combined opposition yesterday (July 20).

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    Modi accepts Virat's fitness challenge

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepts the fitness challenge given to him by Indian Captain Virat Kohli on his twitter account.

  • Xi, Modi agree to reduce border tensions

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ends informal meetings with a promise to reduce border tensions after a high-altitude standoff in the Himalayas last year.

  • Modi lauds Hasina's leadership

    With parliamentary elections in Bangladesh just months away, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday threw his weight behind the government of Sheikh Hasina terming her leadership as “bold and courageous” in the “remarkable” socio-economic development of Bangladesh.

  • Yashwant Sinha quits BJP saying India's democracy in danger

    One of India's best known politicians, former finance and foreign minister Yashwant Sinha, quits the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is undermining democratic institutions.

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    India quits move to crack down on journos publishing fake news

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi orders the withdrawal of rules punishing journalists held responsible for distributing "fake news", giving no reason for the change, less than 24 hours after the original announcement.

  • Bangladesh youth delegation to India

    Bangladesh youth delegation meets Modi in Delhi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with members of Bangladesh youth delegation at his office in New Delhi, India.

  • India Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Furore erupts around Modi's app over alleged data sharing

    Allegations that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official mobile application was sending personal user data to a third party without their consent cause a furore on social media in India and drew criticism from the leader of the main opposition party.

  • Teesta water-sharing deal

    Trying to resolve Teesta issue, Modi tells Hamid

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, they are trying to resolve the hurdles to the signing of the Teesta water-sharing deal with Bangladesh 'keeping all concerned on board'.

  • Modi reshuffles cabinet, 9 faces make entry

    Seeking to balance between needs of real politics and good governance, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today effected a reshuffle of his council of ministers and portfolios of some of them.

  • Modi assures of early Teesta solution

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi assures of an early breakthrough of the Teesta river’s water sharing issue. Modi makes the announcement at a joint press conference with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina in New Delhi.

  • PM to visit India from Apr 7 to 10

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to make a state visit to India from April 7 to 10 on an invitation extended by her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

  • Five detained over India temple blast

    Police in India detain five people in connection with an explosion and fire at a Hindu temple in Kerala that killed more than 100 people.

  • Modi’s best wishes to India-Bangladesh match

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends good wishes to India and Bangladesh cricket teams, who are scheduled to lock horns in an ICC World Cup T20 match at Bengaluru.

  • Hasina to inaugurate bandwidth export, Modi power Mar 23

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is to inaugurate a 10 GBPS internet bandwidth export to India on March 23 while Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to inaugurate a 100MW power supply from Tripura to Bangladesh on the same day.

  • Indian soldier buried under 25ft ice rescued after 6 days

    An Indian Army soldier, who was buried under 25 feet of ice at the Siachen Glacier for six days, is rescued alive in what is being described as a miracle.

  • Will Sharif and Modi pass the new test?

    Nawaz Sharif is treating the attack in Pathankot as a direct challenge for him. He is aware of the domestic consequences, but he is confident that all the opposition parties in Pakistan will stand behind him if evidence against the culprits is strong.

  • Will Pathankot derail Indo-Pak dialogue?

    No one had expected that the Modi-Sharif Lahore dialogue on December 25, 2015 would be challenged so soon.

  • Peace with Pakistan?

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Lahore, Pakistan, on Christmas Day brought his hyperkinetic year of global diplomacy to a headline-grabbing close.

  • Nepal's economy in chokehold

    It has become difficult to follow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's style of diplomacy. He is seen as a darling to the West

  • Modi's Christmas gift to Sharif

    One is too familiar with the complicated love-hate relationship between India and Pakistan. But over the past three weeks, some dramatic developments have taken place between these two countries.

  • Modi walks during national anthem, Russian official nudges him back

    In an unusual incident, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was pulled back by a Russian official as he walked past the guard of honour accorded to him while Indian national anthem was being played soon after his arrival at the Moscow airport.

  • Kejriwal calls PM Modi 'psychopath'

    The chief minister of India's capital, Delhi, has alleged that his office has been raided by the country's federal investigation agency.

  • US court seeks Modi's visa records by Feb

    A US federal judge has ordered the state department to produce all documents by February 2016 related to Obama administration's decision to lift a ban on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's entry to the US.

  • How India, Pakistan resumed peace talks

    India and Pakistan agree to resume high-level peace talks after a stalemate of three years.