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Narendra Modi: 14th and current Prime Minister of India
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 to complete five years in office after Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Ensuring justice reach all priority of govt: PM Modi

Addressing a public meeting at Samajik Sahakarita Shivir, after distributing assistive devices among Divyangjan and senior citizens, Modi said serving 130 crore people of the country is the priority of..
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PM Modi distributes assistive aids, devices to senior citizens, differently-abled at camp in Prayagraj


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A mob out for blood: India's protests pit Hindus against Muslims [Video]A mob out for blood: India's protests pit Hindus against Muslims

Mohammad Zubair was on his way home from a local mosque in northeast New Delhi when he came across a large crowd. He turned towards an underpass to avoid the commotion; it proved to be a mistake...

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Modi slammed as death toll in New Delhi violence rises [Video]Modi slammed as death toll in New Delhi violence rises

At least 25 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in violence across the India capital.

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India protests: PM Narendra Modi appeals for calm [Video]India protests: PM Narendra Modi appeals for calm

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Death toll rises to 20 from riots in Indian capital [Video]Death toll rises to 20 from riots in Indian capital

At least 20 people have been killed in the Indian capital during violent clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups over a new citizenship law, a hospital official told Reuters, even as an eerie calm..

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Trump clinches $3 billion military equipment sale on India visit [Video]Trump clinches $3 billion military equipment sale on India visit

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that India will buy $3 billion worth of military equipment, including attack helicopters, as the two countries deepen defense and commercial ties in an..

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7 killed, 150 injured: Indian riots overshadow Trump visit [Video]7 killed, 150 injured: Indian riots overshadow Trump visit

At least seven people have been killed and around 150 injured in clashes, according to authorities, in riots sparked by a controversial Indian immigration law. The violence comes during U.S. President..

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Before Trump's Delhi visit, clashes over citizenship law intensify [Video]Before Trump's Delhi visit, clashes over citizenship law intensify

A policeman was killed and dozens of people injured amid clashes in New Delhi on Monday as thousands demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law rioted for several hours before U.S. President..

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Trump and Modi: What brings together US and India Leaders? [Video]Trump and Modi: What brings together US and India Leaders?

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'Guest is God': Trump arrives to crowds and dance in India [Video]'Guest is God': Trump arrives to crowds and dance in India

U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday to a raucous reception, at the start of a visit during which the two sides will aim to reset relations that have..

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'America loves India': Trump and Modi hail India-US ties [Video]'America loves India': Trump and Modi hail India-US ties

US president invokes Bollywood and cricket stars in his address at fully-packed stadium in Modi's home state of Gujarat.

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Tendulkar pronunciation stumps Trump [Video]Tendulkar pronunciation stumps Trump

US President namechecks batting legend and goes viral by calling him 'Su-chin'

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'Guest is God': Crowds gather to greet Trump in India [Video]'Guest is God': Crowds gather to greet Trump in India

U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday to a raucous reception, at the start of a visit during which the two sides will aim to reset relations that have..

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Trump family visits the Taj Mahal [Video]Trump family visits the Taj Mahal

U.S. President Donald Trump, first lady Melania, Ivanka Trump, and Jared Kushner all visited India's famed Taj Mahal on Monday, part of the world leader's first official visit to that country.

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Donald Trump in India: What exactly is in this trip for Narendra Modi and the US president? [Video]Donald Trump in India: What exactly is in this trip for Narendra Modi and the US president?

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Trump visits Gandhi's former home [Video]Trump visits Gandhi's former home

U.S. President Donald Trump and wife Melania visited Sabarmati Ashram, the former home of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on Monday.

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'Political spectatorship': Modi rolls out red carpet for Trump [Video]'Political spectatorship': Modi rolls out red carpet for Trump

US president on his maiden India trip as Prime Minister Modi pulls out all stops to woo him amid differences over trade.

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New Delhi election: Kejriwal's AAP stuns Modi's BJP with huge win [Video]New Delhi election: Kejriwal's AAP stuns Modi's BJP with huge win

Arvind Kejriwal's AAP wins a landslide 62 of 70 seats, while right-wing BJP finishes a distant second with eight seats.

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Incumbent AAP set to crush Modi's BJP in New Delhi: Exit polls [Video]Incumbent AAP set to crush Modi's BJP in New Delhi: Exit polls

Predictions say Aam Aadmi Party will score a hat-trick in national capital, while right-wing BJP may improve 2015 tally.

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Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge [Video]Another snub for Amazon in India, despite Bezos jobs pledge

India's trade minister remains unimpressed with Amazon's $1 billion investment, as Jeff Bezos continues his charm offensive tour visit to the country. Adam Reed reports.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Morarji Desai on his birth anniversary


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On a lighter note, SC judge who praised PM takes a dig at critics

Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Friday took a dig at those criticising him for praising PM Modi at a recent conference, saying he had good things to say about many others but would refrain from..
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BJP, Congress trade charges over 'rajdharma'

The BJP on Friday accused the Congress of backtracking on 'rajdharma' by opposing the CAA after seeking citizenship for refugees from neighbouring countries. The grand old party hit back insisting it..
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PM Modi's 'vibrant leadership' made possible Donald Trump's standalone visit to India: JP Nadda

Speaking at a public meeting at Jhandutta in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district, Nadda also claimed that Trump had praised Modi and India for 20 minutes during his 28-minute-long speech at Gujarat's..
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Eagerly looking forward to UP visit on Saturday: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is eagerly looking forward to being with his "sisters and brothers of Uttar Pradesh" on Saturday where he will attend several programmes in Chitrakoot and..
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BJP does not approve of comments of Kapil Mishra, Parvesh Verma: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Facing flak over controversial remarks made by some party leaders such as Kapil Mishra, the BJP on Friday disapproved of their comments, while asserting that the views expressed by Prime Minister..
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Indira, Manmohan's 'Raj dharma' was of equality, harmony; BJP has divisive mindset: Congress

The Congress on Friday slammed the BJP for attacking Sonia Gandhi over the party's 'Rajdharma' reminder, saying its leaders like Indira Gandhi and Manmohan Singh believed in equality and harmony, while..
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Modi govt committed to individual, judicial and media freedom: Law Minister

Senior BJP leader and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said commitment to judicial, media and individual freedom is one of the Modi government's "fundamentals" as he cited its leaders' fight..
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Kapil Sibal takes a dig at PM Modi, thanks him for 'speedy response' during Delhi violence


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Modi had cast a spell on me too: Sushilkumar Shinde

Things began to go downhill after Narendra Modi's first two years in office, he said. Addressing party workers here, Shinde said the Congress succeeded in making the Shiv Sena -- a former BJP ally --..
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PM Modi did what previous PMs said they would: JP Nadda on CAA

Addressing a rally in Himachal Pradesh's Solan, Nadda called Modi a “world leader”, citing also the praise he got from US President Donald Trump during his recent India visit. Nadda claimed that..
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PM Modi holds talks with Myanmar President; India, Myanmar sign 10 pacts

The prime minister and President Myint later held talks at Hyderabad House and 10 agreements were signed between the two countries. The focus of many agreements was on development projects under..
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Karnataka CM Yediyurappa turns 78; PM, leaders greet

Modi hailed Yediyurappa as a "hardworking" chief minister and wished him long life and good health, while several state leaders flocked to his residence and greeted the Lingayat strongman.
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Centre defends transfer of Delhi HC judge S Muralidharm, says well-settled process followed

Amid criticism over the transfer of Delhi High Court judge Justice S Muralidhar to the Punjab and Haryana High Court late on Wednesday, the Narendra Modi-led government has defended the decision saying..
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India is incredible, lot of progress made in bilateral ties during visit: Donald Trump

Talking to reporters, after his return from India on Wednesday, Trump said, "He (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) is a great gentleman, a great leader. It's an incredible country." President Trump visited..
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SC bar body censures judge for praising PM

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on Wednesday condemned Justice Arun Mishra’s praise for PM Modi at a recent conference and called on apex court judges to maintain judicial independence by..
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Delhi violence did not figure in Cabinet meeting: Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar answered in the negative when asked at a media briefing whether the violence in northeast Delhi, which has claimed 24 lives so far, figured in the Cabinet meeting. He said Prime Minister..
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Bar Association expresses dismay over use of 'effusive terms of praise' for PM Modi by Justice Arun Mishra

The Bar Association of India (BAI) has expressed concern and dismay over the use of "effusive terms of praise and adulation" by Supreme Court Judge Justice Arun Mishra for Prime Minister Narendra Modi,..
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SCBA expresses reservation over statements made by Justice Arun Mishra praising Modi

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) expressed strong reservations on Wednesday over the statements made by Justice Arun Mishra praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 'International Judicial..
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Delhi violence: Sonia seeks Amit Shah's resignation; BJP calls it 'dirty politics'

Opposition parties on Wednesday unleashed an all-out attack against the government over violence in northeast Delhi which has claimed at least 22 lives. Sonia Gandhi demanded home minister Amit Shah's..
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India's Modi appeals for calm as riot toll rises to 20

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for calm on Wednesday after days of clashes between Hindus and minority Muslims over a controversial citizenship law in some of the worst sectarian violence..
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Delhi violence: PM Modi appeals to maintain peace and brotherhood

Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister said he had held an extensive review of the situation prevailing in various parts of the city, and agencies were working on the ground to restore normalcy.
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Delhi violence: PM Modi appeals for calm, says peace & harmony our central ethos

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for peace and brotherhood on Wednesday in the wake of the violent clashes in Delhi. "Peace and harmony are central to our ethos. I appeal to my sisters and..
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Indian PM Modi calls for calm in Delhi after sectarian clashes

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for peace in Delhi on Wednesday after days of violent clashes between Hindus and minority Muslims over a citizenship law left at least 20 people killed.
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PM Modi said he bats for religious freedom: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he had brought up the issue of religious freedom in India with PM Narendra Modi. “We did talk about religious freedom. I will say that the PM was..
IndiaTimes - Published

CAA didn't figure in Trump-Modi talks; religious harmony discussed in positive way: FS


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Donald Trump says spoke to PM Modi on Taliban deal, everybody is happy

US and Taliban negotiators agreed earlier this week to finalise the pact on February 29 if a seven-day cooling-off period was passed off peacefully. The truce came into effect on Friday night. Trump..
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Don't want to say anything on CAA, it is up to India: US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that issues involving the Citizenship (Amendment) Act are up to India and asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants people to have religious freedom.
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Spoke to Modi on Taliban deal, India would like to see it happen: Donald Trump

US troops have been stationed in Afghanistan since 2001.
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Modi-Trump hold talks; trade, defence, security on agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Tuesday held extensive talks covering the entire spectrum of bilateral ties, including the key areas of defence, security, and trade and..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi, Trump hold one-on-one talks at Hyderabad House

The two leaders will also hold delegation-level talks. This will be followed by the signing of agreements between the two sides and a press statement by both leaders.
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Modi-Trump meet at Hyderabad House, pose for handshake

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Donald Trump met at the Hyderabad House here on Tuesday and posed for a handshake, with the iconic building decked up with flags of the two..
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US President to receive ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, hold talks with PM Modi today


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How Modi’s Namaste speech embraced the Trump parivar

In his opening remarks at Motera Stadium, Modi described Trump as a man who "thinks big". "He has worked hard to realise the American dream, which is evident to the whole world. Today, we welcome the..
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‘India-US no longer just any partnership, it’s far closer’

India and the US were “natural partners” and their ties and cooperation would play a big role in determining the world’s direction in the 21st century, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in..
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Modi, Trump to hold extensive talks on Tuesday to expand Indo-US global partnership

US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will aim to expand India-US global partnership in their extensive talks on Tuesday, a day after both lavished praise on each other and vowed..
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US President Donald Trump lands in Delhi for main leg of India visit

US President Donald Trump arrived in the national capital on Monday evening for the main leg of his maiden India trip during which he will hold extensive talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump..
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Twitterati surprised over Trump not mentioning Gandhi in book

A lot of eyeballs were raised on Twitter and many people expressed surprise as US President Donal Trump left a message in the visitors' book at Sabarmati Ashram without any mention of Mahatma Gandhi...
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Chemistry on display: PM Modi, Donald Trump share at least 6 hugs during Ahmedabad events


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Modi 'living proof' that Indians can accomplish anything with hard work, devotion: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rise from his humble background as a "chai-wallah" (tea-seller) underscored the "limitless promise of the great nation",..
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'Namaste Trump': Modi holds huge rally for president's visit

Donald Trump was cheered by more than 100,000 Indians at the opening of the world's biggest cricket stadium on Monday, promising "an incredible trade deal" and "the most feared military equipment on..
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'Modi started as tea seller, he is very tough,' Donald Trump tells crowd at Motera stadium

Trump's 36-hour stay in India began with a roadshow, then, a stopover at Sabarmati Ashram, and concluded with the massive welcome event at Motera Stadium.
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No mention of Gandhi in Sabarmati? Congress questions Trump after US President thanks Modi for ashram visit

Trump concluded the sojourn by writing in the visitor book, 'To my great friend Prime Minister Modi - Thank you for this wonderful visit."
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Relations with India hold special place for US; Modi 'exceptional' leader: Donald Trump

Addressing the 'Namaste Trump' event at the Motera Stadium, Trump also announced that the US will seal defence deals worth $3 billion on Tuesday. Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding..
IndiaTimes - Published

'History is being created': PM Modi at 'Namaste Trump' event

PM Narendra Modi said ties between India and the US are no longer just another partnership but have touched far greater heights. Welcoming US president Donald Trump at the 'Namaste Trump' event at..
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'My great friend Modi, thank you for this wonderful visit', Trump's writes for PM

US President Donald Trump thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he received a gala welcome in India.
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PM Modi welcomes President Trump to India with a hug

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the US President Donald Trump on Monday as he arrived in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport on his first official visit to India in a bid to strengthen..
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Trump, Modi embark on 22-km-long roadshow in Ahmedabad

Trump, who is on a two-day India visit, landed at the Airport at 11.37 am. After the roadshow, the two leaders will address a gathering at the Namaste Trump event at the Motera cricket stadium here..
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