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  • Janata Curfew underway across India

    Modi’s ‘Janata Curfew’ underway across India

    The streets were emptied of people and most modes of transport, and markets downed shutters across India as the country of 130 crore people plunged into an unprecedented shutdown, responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for a “Janata Curfew” to help check the spread of coronavirus.

  • India Bbangladesh flag

    Dhaka, Delhi sign seven documents

    Bangladesh and India yesterday signed seven bilateral documents, aiming to further strengthen the relations between the two countries.

  • Feni water given; wait on for Teesta

    With Dhaka eagerly waiting for the signing of the Teesta water-sharing deal, Bangladesh and India yesterday signed an MoU allowing India to take 1.82 cusec water from the Feni river.

  • Bangladesh allows India to withdraw Feni river water

    Bangladesh has agreed to allow India to withdraw 1.82 cusec of water from trans-border Feni river to meet the demand of drinking water for the people of of Tripura’s Sabroom town.

  • Modi sworn in as India PM

    Narendra Modi, who powered the Bharatiya Janata Party to a landslide victory in parliamentary elections, is sworn in as Prime Minister for a second straight five-year term.

  • India snubs Pakistan for Modi's swearing-in ceremony

    India will not invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to Thursday's swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi, who starts his second term as India's prime minister, two sources in the foreign ministry say, suggesting any early warming in ties between the nuclear-armed neighbours is unlikely.

  • Pakistan PM speaks with India's Modi to congratulate him

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks to Narendra Modi and congratulates the Indian leader on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), both countries have said.

  • Five economic challenges for India's Modi

    With Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party securing a landslide win in the Indian elections, AFP looks at the key economic challenges facing Asia's third-biggest economy:

  • Can BJP retain power in the election?

    The populist wave that swept BJP to power in 2014 Indian election, led by Mr Narendra Modi, has waned considerably after five years at

  • Pulwama, Balakot dominate India's pre-poll political discourse

    Pulwama, Balakot dominate India's pre-poll political discourse

    True to expectations, the Pulwama terror attack which left 40 Indian paramilitary personnel dead and the Indian Air Force's assault on

  • India's newly launched fast train hits cattle hurdle

    India's first semi-high speed train breaks down after colliding with a cow on the tracks, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new passenger service.

  • 3 women who could be Modi's biggest nightmare in India's election

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, part of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that has ruled India for much of the time since its independence from the British in 1947, joined the struggle in January, when the opposition Congress party made her its face in the nation’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh.

  • Modi, others praise Team India

    Praise and congratulations poured in for Virat Kohli's India on Monday after the tourists won their first-ever Test series in Australia, underlining their world number one ranking.

  • Congress’ social media chief calls Modi 'chor' after sedition case

    Hours after the Indian Uttar Pradesh Police booked Congress’ social media chief Divya Spandana for sedition for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “thief” in one of her tweets, she goes on to do it again.

  • Will work together for development

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she looks forward to continued support from India for the development of Bangladesh.

  • Rahul hugs Modi in surprise move at Lok Sabha

    India’s top opposition leader Rahul Gandhi surprises Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a hug in the Lok Sabha, the lower House of parliament, after launching a blistering attack on him alleging corruption to the tune of Rs 45,000 crore in the purchase of fighter jets from France.

  • A modicum of truth

    I feel honoured that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken notice of my criticism. Indeed, he praised me and said: “I respect veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar ji, he fought for freedom during emergency, he maybe a harsh critic of us but I salute him for this.” The prime minister and I are on the same page when it comes to the criticism of the emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi, the then prime minister.

  • Modi meets Mahathir

    Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a “productive exchange of views” during a meeting with newly-elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Hasina discusses security, politics with Modi

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at Santiniketan and discusses a range of bilateral issues including security and politics.

  • PM to hold talks with Modi during India visit

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hold a bilateral meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during her two-day visit to West Bengal on May 25-26.

  • Modi's party emerges strongest in southern India state poll

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party is set to win the largest number of seats in a big southern state election, giving him momentum for a re-election bid next year and opening a path for more reforms.

  • Hate speech in India

    Hate speech by Indian VIPs on the rise: Study

    Indian top politicians have increasingly, by 490% to be exact, used hateful and decisive language in past four years under Modi-led government, a research by NDTV reveals.

  • Hasina, Modi flag off Khulna-Kolkata train

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi flags off the first Khulna-Kolkata passenger train “Bandhan Express”.

  • Modi to reshuffle his council of ministers

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a reshuffle of his council of ministers on Sunday in the third such exercise since he assumed charge more than three years ago.

  • Meeting with Modi ‘productive’: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina describes the meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to be "productive" as they sat together to take Bangladesh-India excellent bilateral relations to newer height.

  • Here's what's on the table for India and Bangladesh

    With Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visiting India from April 7, 17 agreements and bilateral MoUs have been finalised.

  • From CR7 to Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a special gift, a Portugal football team jersey personally signed by one of the world's greatest sporting icons and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Modi's surgical strike on black money

    Cash is king in India, or at least it was. In one single sweep Narendra Modi just scrapped two high-value bank notes in the Indian economy in an all-out war to flush out black money, fight tax evasion and eradicate counterfeit notes that were being used by terrorists.

  • Rana Dasgupta denies seeking Modi’s help

    Advocate Rana Dasgupta denies allegations that he sought the help of the Indian prime minister in combating the recent attack on minorities in the country.

  • Modi to lay foundation stone of India-Bangladesh rail project

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to lay the foundation stone of a new India-Bangladesh railway project on May 27, reports NDTV quoting a top railway official.