Narendra Modi

14th and current Prime Minister of India

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Narendra Damodardas Modi is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation. He is the first prime minister outside of the Indian National Congress to win two consecutive terms with a full majority, and the second one to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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US President Donald Trump urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan to work towards reducing tension in the region over Kashmir, describing..
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Continuing with his tirade against India over the Kashmir issue, Khan on Sunday had called the Indian government "fascist" and "supremacist"
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Trump reaches out to Modi and Imran.
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In France, he will hold a bilateral meet with French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a working dinner
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For more than a week, the young men of Soura, a densely populated enclave in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, have been taking turns to maintain an..
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In a half-hour conversation, PM draws US Prez's attention to cross-border terrorism, resumption of Indo-US trade talks
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He also urged the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to send a special investigative team to Japan to get clarity on the issue.
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told U.S. President Donald Trump that he is hopeful that representatives from the two countries will meet again soon to..
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U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a phone call on Monday, during which the two leaders "discussed how they will..
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told U.S. President Donald Trump that he is hopeful that representatives from the two countries will meet again soon to..
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"There was a view this time that our Parliament complex must get a facelift in terms of facilities. The presiding officers, MPs and friends from media stressed..
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Modi is expected to speak in sessions on the environment, climate, oceans, and digital transformation, besides also holding bilaterals with leaders of other..
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NEW DELHI: The UAE will give highest civilian award to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the Gulf state next week, The Hindu reported..
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He says the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir was necessary to fix the "mistakes" committed by "our ancestors"
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Held at Tashichhodzong, the lunch was preceded by a cultural performance which saw a presentation of different styles of performing arts of Bhutan
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'Natural ally' Bhutan understood essence of happiness, says PM Modi; Seeks cooperation on new frontiers
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Following the Union government's move to invalidate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Imran has been extremely vocal about alleged human rights violations in the..
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Addressing students and parliamentarians at the Royal University of Bhutan earlier today, Modi stressed that historical, cultural and spiritual traditions have..
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The same honour was also extended to Modi upon his arrival in Bhutan on Saturday. In fact, he was received in the same way when he had come to Bhutan after..
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Hooda said he supported the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government on abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution which gave special status to Jammu and..
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"Democracy and education, both aim to set us free, neither can be complete without the other and both help us reach our fullest potential and to be the best we..
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During his visit to UAE, PM Modi will be conferred the Zayed Medal, UAE's highest civilian award.
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Praising PM Modi on Article 370 move, BJP parliamentarian Hans Raj Hans said, "I would say we should rename JNU after Prime Minister Narendra Modi as MNU...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Bhutan, addressed students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimpu on Sunday. This is Modi's..
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Addressing students of the Royal University of Bhutan, PM Modi said, "I want to tell you all, there is no better time to be young than now, the world today..
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Moving beyond the hydropower sector, India and Bhutan on Saturday agreed to explore new areas of bilateral cooperation including healthcare, education, science,..
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He said India will continue to extend cooperation to Bhutan in its five-year plans according to the needs of the Himalayan nation
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Modi arrived in Bhutan earlier today and held talks with Tshering to further deepen bilateral ties
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On his second visit to Bhutan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched stamps to commemorate five decades of India-Bhutan hydropower cooperation
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Bhutan has a special place in the hearts of 130 crore Indians, Modi said in a joint press statement with his Bhutanese counterpart.
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Nine MoUs and one power purchase agreement were exchanged between India and Bhutan in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart..
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This is PM Modi's second visit to the Himalayan nation and first since his re-election as Prime Minister.
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Earlier on Friday he had said, "I am joining BJP tomorrow at 11 am Delhi stands with Modi," he tweeted.
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The Prime Minister's focus during this visit would be on talks regarding space, hydropower projects and Ru Pay cards.
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The Prime Minister's focus during this visit would be on talks regarding space, hydropower projects and Ru Pay cards.
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'Modi did away with it in 75 days', says Shah at 1st rally after govt's J&K move
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The 66-year-old BJP leader, who held important portfolios during the first tenure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government, has not been keeping well..
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Bhutan was Modi's first foreign destination after taking charge as PM in 2014
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Naik had alleged that Hindus in Malaysia are more loyal to Modi than Mahathir
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Defense minister Rajnath Singh said India was still “firmly committed” and “has strictly adhered to” the policy of ‘no first use’ of nuclear weapons..
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Calls rose for action against Naik after he claimed that Hindus in Malaysia are more loyal to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi than Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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This was the first political rally by any top BJP leader after the government's Article 370 move.
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Chidambaram called for wide adoption of the three points that PM Modi had raised in his speech from the Red Fort.
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In his speech, Namgyal clearly stated that through abrogation of Article 370, the mistakes made by India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru will be..
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There is a "huge" scope to improve our tourism sector and India has much to offer, PM Modi on Thursday said during his I-Day speech.
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Modi's move comes at a time when the RBI has scaled down the growth forecast for 2019-2020 from 7% to 6.9%
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After his move on Jammu and Kashmir, the PM announces CDS - Chief of Defence Staff - for tri-services
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It may be recalled that Qamar Mohsin Shaikh is a Pakistani national who came to India after marriage. She had been tying 'rakhi' on PM Modi's wrist for the last..
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PM urges every citizen to dream of making India a $5-tn economy in next 5 yrs
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeted his abolition of Kashmir's special status in an Independence Day speech on Thursday, but there was little sign that..
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Children at a school in India have been tasked with writing a letter to prime minister Narendra Modi “thanking him” for removing Kashmir’s special..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday came up with one idea to get India's stuttering economy humming again - get every Indian to visit 15 domestic tourist..
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Narendra Modi danced around his move to scrap Kashmir's semi-autonomy and cut its 8 million inhabitants off from the world in his Independence Day speech
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"I know people travel to different countries for holidays, but can we think of visiting at least 15 tourist destinations in India before 2022, when we mark 75..
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Oddly, most of Khan's close-to 40-minute address on Pakistan's Independence Day was "devoted" to attacking the BJP and the RSS, while Modi did not even mention..
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Ashok Malik explains why the views of many Indians on Kashmir have hardened in recent years.
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered an Independence Day speech on Thursday that spotlighted a decision to remove the special rights of the disputed..
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In his over one and half hour speech from Red Fort, Prime Minister Modi touched upon various subjects including One Nation One Election, Jal Shakti mission,..
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"We think differently and it is India First for us. Politics comes and goes but steps in the interest of the nation are paramount," PM Modi said in his..
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Prime Minister Modi emphasised that peace and security are two important aspects of the development.
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Thursday the establishment of the post of chief of defense staff for better coordination between the army, air..
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Modi said that repeal of Article 370 and Article 35A was a step towards fulfilling the dream of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's of a strong and united India.
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"India does not want incremental progress. We should take high leaps now, our thought process has to be expanded. We have to keep in mind global best practices..
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New Delhi: Prime MInister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed his government's decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu..
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In his Independence Day speech, India's PM says ending Kashmir's autonomy would help the region grow.
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"Our forces are India's pride. To further sharpen coordination between the forces, I want to announce a major decision from the Red Fort. India will have a Chief..
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"If you do proper family planning then you will naturally see that a smaller family can be happier, healthier and more content. The family will remain free from..
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During his address, he also claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi has committed a "strategic blunder" as the move had "internationalised" the Kashmir issue.
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3 women IAF officers will assist Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 'Independence Day Ceremony'
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To mark what will be Modi's sixth consecutive address to the nation, 3,500 girl students drawn from 41 government schools in the national capital, 5,000 boys and..
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Narendra Modi govt's proactive move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir's 'autonomy' and turn it into a Union Territory has put the onus on Pakistan to react, and so far..
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A day before his arrest, he told the BBC that PM Modi had "murdered the constitution in broad daylight".
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PM Modi will deliver on Thursday his 6th straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from the landmark decision on J&K..
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Hard Kaur pays the price of acting as a rabble-rouser.
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