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  • Hasina-Modi virtual summit: 7 MoUs signed

    Bangladesh and India signed seven memorandum of understanding (MoUs) on cooperation in seven sectors during a virtual summit today.

  • I never had desire to join politics: Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he had never desired to join politics but having done so is trying to give his best to serve the people.

  • State assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir soon: Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that elections will be held soon in the state for the local assembly, two days after government's decision to end special status for the state and split it into two union territories.

  • Modi praises Sheikh Hasina’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy against terrorism

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi highly acclaims his counterpart Sheikh Hasina’s “zero tolerance” policy against any sorts of terrorism and religious extremism and calls Bangladesh a role model for religious harmony as home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal called on him in New Delhi.

  • Modi to lead Int’l Day of Yoga celebrations June 21

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead this year’s main event of the International Day of Yoga celebrations on June 21 at Ranchi, capital city of Jharkhand state.

  • EC seeks report as Modi asks for votes over Balakot strike, Pulwama attack

    The Election Commission of India takes cognizance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks asking first-time voters to dedicate their vote to those who carried out the air strike in Balakot and seeks a report from poll officials in Maharashtra.

  • Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi

    A Battle for India's Soul

    As India gears up for its general election, one must not lose sight of the sheer size of the exercise, which has been described as the “biggest humanly managed event in the world.”

  • How brand Modi plays in Indian election

    If Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins this spring’s general election, as is widely expected, it will also be another massive victory for the marketing machine created to amplify Brand Modi into every Indian living room.

  • Modi honours soldiers who fought in 1971

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembers the “indomitable spirit and unwavering courage” of the soldiers who fought against Pakistan in the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.

  • 9,000MW power to be imported by 2041

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government has planned to import 9000 MW electricity from neighbouring countries by 2041 to maintain the country's high economic growth.

  • Modi-Myint meeting held on sidelines of BIMSTEC Summit

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Myanmar President Win Myint on the sidelines of the 4th BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu of Nepal.

  • Indian lok sabha

    Lok Sabha begins no-confidence motion against Modi govt

    The Lok Sabha, the lower House of Indian parliament, begins a debate on the first no-confidence motion sponsored by the opposition against the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced 5 more Medical universities if reelected

    PM flies to Kolkata tomorrow

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is to leave Dhaka for Kolkata on May 25 morning on a two-day official visit to India at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

  • Modi denounces toppling Lenin’s statues in Tripura

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly disapproves of the pulling down of statues of Communist icon Vladimir Lenin in Tripura and another leader in southern state of Tamil Nadu.

  • 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.

  • India-Bangladesh gas pipeline on the cards

    In an attempt to boost mutual cooperation in the energy sector, India is planning to build an oil and gas pipeline with Bangladesh, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister of India Dharmendra Pradhan says.

  • Terror and talks can’t go together: Sushma on India-Pakistan ties

    India-Pakistan relations are “jatil” (complicated) and talks and terrorism cannot go together, says Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj.

  • Will and Kate land in Mumbai to meet slum kids

    Britain's Prince William and wife Kate land in Mumbai for a tour of India that will see them play with slum children and mingle with Bollywood celebrities.

  • India, France sign Rafale jet agreement

    India signs a deal with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.

  • 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.

  • Modi manages his own Facebook, Twitter accounts

    Having one of the most demanding jobs in the country doesn't stop Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from managing his social media accounts on his own.

  • Modi meets Queen before Wembley rally

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the Queen prior to speaking to thousands of supporters a mass rally on the second day of his UK visit.


    India's religious pluralism is looking less secure every day. It's a turning point for India, a country that has taken pride in being a secular democracy where citizens...

  • Mumbai mayor compares Modi with Hitler

    A Mumbai mayor and Shiv Sena leader Snehal Ambekar has compared country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Adlof Hitler.

  • Celebrating International Yoga Day (video)

    Yoga is a spiritual discipline which focuses on bringing harmony between the mind and body. On 21 June 2015, in association with the United Nation System in Bangladesh and Bangladesh Yoga Association, the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre commemorated the event at the Bangladesh National Museum.

  • Modi greets Rahul on his birthday

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends birthday greetings to Rahul, the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family who turned 45 today.

  • The Gift of the Maggi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes up as one of the top of ten criminals. That is according to Google. There has to be a bug in the algorithm.

  • Unresolved Issues

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh has ushered in a new chapter not only in bilateral relations but in a significant way for the sub-region...

  • India has achieved its strategic aim – have we?

    A very wise man had said, “To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.”

  • Modi's action-packed visit ends

    Indian PM Narendra Modi must have left Dhaka a satisfied man achieving demonstrative success in clinching the deals with Bangladesh that India had been striving for.