Narendra Modi

An able administrator Modi promises fresh engagement: US Congressional report

narendra-modiWashington: Voted to power with an absolute majority for the first time in nearly three decades, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, considered as an able administrator, promises "a fresh engagement" with the US, a latest Congressional report has said.

Ahead of his maiden visit to the US as India's Prime Minister, the top American leadership including President Barack Obama have expressed an interest in revitalizing bilateral relations.

Shashi Tharoor supports Modi's "proxy war" statement

Shashi-TharoorNew Delhi, Aug 13  : Former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor, supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "proxy war" statement, said that India always believes in working towards peace.

He said that if Pakistan shows any signs of working against terrorism then the two countries would like to walk in the same path.

Modi's visit to Nepal not only historic, but very successful: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma-SwarajNew Delhi, Aug 6 : External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj told the Lok Sabha today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's Nepal visit was not only historic, but also successful.

Making a suo motu statement in Lok Sabha External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said: "I rise to inform the august House of Prime Minister's historic and highly successful visit to Nepal on 3-4 August this year. I would like to begin by conveying our sincere gratitude to Prime Minister Sushil Koirala for the excellent arrangements and warm hospitality accorded to Prime Minister and the delegation."

Hagel to visit India to prepare for Modi's summit with Obama

Narendra ModiWashington, Aug 6 - The eager courtship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by the Obama Administration continues with a third cabinet-level visitor flying to India this week to whip up a respectable agenda for the September summit.

Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel will follow Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, who went in a storm of lofty rhetoric only to come back chastened with loads of "homework" and a chiding that "friends shouldn't spy on friends" about US surveillance of friendly governments.

Opposition criticises Narendra Modi for not greeting Muslims on Eid

Narendra-ModiNew Delhi: Opposition members in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday sought to rake up an rake up issue accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not greeting Muslims on the occasion of Eid while noting that he had offered prayers in Nepal's famed centuries-old Pashupatinath Temple yesterday.

Raising the issue during zero hour, Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandhopadhyay recalled the Prime Minister's visit to the Pashupatinath Temple yesterday and his donation of ghee and 2500 kg of sandalwood.

PM Modi returns after Nepal visit

Narendra-ModiNew: Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home on Monday, wrapping up his two-day official visit to Nepal, the first trip by an Indian premier to the neighbouring country in 17 years.

"The two prime ministers expressed satisfaction over the excellent state of Nepal-India relations that encompass a broad spectrum of political, economic, social and cultural ties that are deep-rooted at both government and peoples' levels," according to a joint statement issued at the conclusion of the visit.

PM Modi makes impromptu halt in Kathmandu to talk to local people

Narendra ModiKathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made an impromptu halt in a busy market in the heart of the Nepalese capital here during which he interacted with local people, just as he had done in Bhutan on his first foreign visit.

Modi, the first Indian premier to visit Nepal in 17 years, was travelling to the Constituent Assembly after having talks with his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala.

Modi stopped his convoy and talked to the people before proceeding to the Constituent Assembly where he addressed the members.

PM Narendra Modi to address UN General Assembly on September 27

Narendra ModiNew York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, giving his first global speech to an audience of nearly 200 world leaders and foreign ministers at the annual gathering of the world body's policy-making organ.

According to a first provisional list of speakers released here, India's "Head of Government" is scheduled to address the General Debate of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly on the morning of September 27.

PM Modi meets U.S Secretary of State John Kerry

narendra-modi-John-KerryNew Delhi, Aug 1 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi met U. S Secretary of State John Kerry at 7 Race Course Road here today.

The two of them reportedly discussed bilateral as well as global issues of mutual interest to the countries.

This visit is also significant as it will create the ground for Modi's visit to the US in September this year.

Kerry is on a three day visit to India.

Need to respect each others concerns: PM Modi told Chinese President

Narendra-Modi-Xi-JinpingNew Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping has agreed to create the "right conditions" to harness the true potential of ties with India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised the need for respecting each other's "interests and concerns, including in the shared neighbourhood".

Modi reviews political situation in Delhi

Narendra ModiNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top leaders of BJP Tuesday reviewed the political situation in the national capital amid indication that the ruling party at the centre was bracing for fresh elections rather than cobbling together a government with support from MLAs from other parties.

Party sources said besides Modi the meeting was attended by Home Minister Rajnath singh, Finance & Defence Minster Arun Jaitley, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.

World Bank chief to meet Jaitley Tuesday, Modi on Wednesday

Jim-Yong-KimNew Delhi: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will on Tuesday meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and thereafter Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to review key development priorities.

Kim, who reached India today, visited the state of Tamil Nadu. "Tamil Nadu continues to be a source of development knowledge for projects across the world," Kim said.

Kim would meet the Finance Minister tomorrow and the Prime Minister day after, a source said. The World Bank group feels urbanisation can improve lives as 10 million people move into towns and cities every year in India.

Modi writes to Netherlands PM, condoles MH17 disaster

Narendra ModiNew Delhi, July 19 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to the Prime Minister of Netherlands, Mr. Mark Rutte, expressing his condolences on the loss of lives on board MH17.

PM Modi wrote that the people of India share the sorrow, and stand in mourning with the bereaved families and the Dutch people.

The Prime Minister also wrote that he hopes the circumstances of the disaster are established quickly and that such tragedies are prevented. (ANI)

Modi for ambitious India US strategic partnership: McCain

John McCain ModWashington: A top American lawmaker has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to focus India-US partnership on an ambitious strategic agenda.

"It was my clear impression from meeting with the prime minister that he wants to focus our partnership on an ambitious strategic agenda," said Senator John McCain, who recently met Modi.

"That was certainly the impression we had as well in our conversation," Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal said in response.

Modi inaugurates Indian embassy in Brazil on sidelines of BRICS summit

Narendra-ModiBrasilia (Brazil), July 17 : During his visit to Brazil to attend the VIth BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also inaugurated the Indian Embassy building in Brasilia with the aim of establishing the country as a new global business centre.

Modi left Brazil on Thursday after attending the five-nation BRICS summit in the coastal city of Fortaleza.

During his visit, Modi met and held bilateral talks with Chinese and Russian President, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, on the sidelines of the BRICS summit.

Modi also met a group of South American leaders to foster cooperation between the two regions.

Modi meets South African President Jacob Zuma

Narendra-ModiNew Delhi, July 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi met South African President Jacob Zuma on the margins of the BRICS Summit on July 16 in Brazilia.

President Zuma warmly congratulated Prime Minister on his election victory. Prime Minister also congratulated President Zuma on his re-election.

The two leaders described the relations between India and South Africa as unique and special, forged by the strong presence of the Indian community in South Africa, shared struggle against colonialism and apartheid and their convergence on international issues.

Football World Cup in Brazil united the world: PM Modi

Narendra ModiFortaleza: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Brazil for successfully hosting the Football World Cup, saying the "beautiful game" has brought the world together.

"I convey my profound gratitude to our gracious host, President Dilma Rousseff, the people, and the Government of Brazil," Modi said at the BRICS Summit in this Brazilian sea-side city.

"Madam, I congratulate you for successfully hosting the Football World Cup. Truly, the 'beautiful game' brings the world together," he told Rousseff.

Have contributed towards getting Modi elected as Prime Minister: Vaidak

Ved-Pratap-VaidikNew Delhi, July 15 : Veteran journalist and political analyst Ved Pratap Vaidik on Tuesday said he too has a contribution in the election of Modi as Prime Minister.

"I too have a contribution in the election of Modi as the Prime Minister," said Vaidak.

Earlier, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had said that Vaidik belongs to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

Vaidik has been facing criticism from the opposition over his meeting with Saeed on July 2 in Lahore, Pakistan, after his pictures with the Pakistani Islamist leader was seen in social media.

Modi to press for equal shareholding in proposed BRICS bank

Modi to press for equal shareholding in proposed BRICS bankFortaleza (Brazil): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch his first multilateral engagement in this seaside city of Brazil, meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of Tuesday's BRICS Summit at which India will press for equal shareholding for its five member countries in the proposed USD 50 billion BRICS Development Bank so that no shareholder dominates.

Modi to leave on Sunday for VIth BRICS Summit in Brazil

Narendra-ModiNew Delhi, July 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave on July 13 on a four-day visit of Brazil, where he is scheduled to take part in the VIth BRICS Summit.

The summit, which will be the Indian Prime Minister's first multilateral interaction abroad, will held in Fortaleza and Brasilia from July 14 to 16.

During his visit, Modi will be interacting with the heads of Brazil, China, Russia and South Africa. He is also scheduled to have important bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 14.

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