India PM Narendra Modi

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.

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

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...

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

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...

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

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

March 5, 2019
March 5, 2019

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

February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019

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.

February 2, 2019
February 2, 2019

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...

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

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.

September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018

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...

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

Will work together for development

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

July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

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...