US VISIT

  • Modi visit a success, now time to execute things: US officials October 10, 2014

    Washington: Describing the recent US visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "highly successful", two top Obama administration officials have said it is time for the new Indian government to execute policies that create conducive environment for investments. "The proof is going to be in the pudding," said US Commerce Secretary...
  • Yale University students laud PM Modi's social media skills October 5, 2014

    As the Prime Minister strives to establish a contact with the youth and entrepreneurs abroad, students at Yale University laud the PM for his social media skills, and his attempt to reach out to everyone. ...
  • Modi has more American Facebook fans than US politicians October 2, 2014

    Washington: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has more Facebook fans in the US than most current members of Congress, governors and other political candidates, according to a media report. Modi's American Facebook base of 170,529 as of Wednesday is larger than all but 21 American elected officials and current candidates, the...
  • Advani praises PM Modi, but says nobody has matched Vajpayee October 1, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday lavished praise on Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister but said the country hadn't seen another Premier like Atal Bihari Vajpayee. "I feel immense pride in saying that Narendra bhai has showed wonderful ability (as Prime Minister). I am saying with pride that...
  • Manmohan came back from US with the nuclear deal, Modi yet to show results: Tharoor October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Analysing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit with a critical eye, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that it is too early to term the visit as a success. He also said that while former PM Manmohan Singh's visit bagged the Indo-US nuclear deal in his trip, Modi is...
  • Come soon before it's too late, PM Narendra Modi tells US businesses October 1, 2014

    Washington: Asserting that India is on the move to becoming a country with a business-friendly environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exhorted top US corporates to establish and expand their base in India before it is too late. "Take the benefit of the fast paced development and changes in the...
  • Building blocks in place to call Modi's US visit a success, say experts October 1, 2014

    With both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama penning a joint editorial, experts say that both leaders have put in their efforts to make this visit a success. "We have every indication that the building blocks are in place for a successful visit. So it doesn't surprise...
  • Sense of optimism about Indo-US relations the biggest takeaway from Modi-US visit October 1, 2014

    The five-day visit of Narendra Modi to the United States of America has come to an end propelling the Indo-US ties to a new level. Defence ties, energy security and the WTO issue were discussed at Modi's first bilateral meet with US President Barack Obama. The biggest takeaway from the...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's sartorial style September 30, 2014

    Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US dominates headlines, this is where we look beyond his political statement, and focus on his style statements. We asked Bollywood stars to pick their favourite between PM Modi and American President Barack Obama, in the style department, that is. We...
  • Watch: John Kerry admits White House cannot top Madison Square reception for Modi September 30, 2014

    PM Narendra Modi's US visit ends with a lunch hosted in his honour at the White House, where US Secretary of State John Kerry jokingly remarked that Modi's popularity in the US is unprecedented. ...
  • Modi, Obama vow to take Indo-US relationship to a new level; discuss defence ties, economy, N-deal September 30, 2014

    Washington: At their first bilateral meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama vowed to "deepen existing ties" and scale up cooperation in substantive bilateral, regional and international issues including economy, trade, nuclear deal, climate change, the war against terror, combating the Middle East violence and regional security. The...
  • India, US agree in principle to renew defence pact September 30, 2014

    Washington: India and US have in principle agreed to extend their defence agreement for another 10 years which will take forward the cooperation between the two countries in the crucial area. Sources in the Department of Defence said, "we are still negotiating the framework agreement (defence) but have not finished." Pentagon...
  • It's the big Obama-Modi meeting tonight: What's your takeaway from Modi's US visit so far? September 30, 2014

    'Chalein saath saath, Together, forward we go'. That's how US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped off their much-anticipated joint editorial in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country over...
  • Modi a rockstar who operated without lyrics: Parag Saxena September 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi impressed everyone in US with his oratory skills. CNBC TV18 Managing Editor Shereen Bhan spoke to New Silk Route's Fund Manager Parag Saxena to gauge whether the talks mean big business for India. ...
  • Full Text: Obama-Modi joint editorial in the Washington Post September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-anticipated joint editorial by US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was published in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. "India and the United States are bound by common values and mutual interests. Through our...
  • True potential of Indo-US ties yet to be fully realised, need to work together: Obama-Modi joint editorial September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Chalein saath saath, Together, forward we go'. That's how US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped off their much-anticipated joint editorial in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. "India and the United States are bound...
  • PM Modi pays tribute at Gandhi's statue in Washington September 30, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the statue of the Father of the Nation in the US capital. A large number of Indian-Americans were present to welcome the Prime Minister who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when he arrived at...
  • Indian community gathers to welcome PM Modi outside White House September 30, 2014

    An good number on Indian-Americans are waiting outside the White House to catch a glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. US President Barack Obama has hosted a private dinner for the PM. ...
  • In pics: US President Barack Obama hosts private dinner for PM Modi September 30, 2014

    On the last leg of his five-day US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington for a private dinner on Tuesday. This was the first meeting between the two leaders and continued for nearly 90 minutes in the Blue Room of the...
  • Modi's G-All mantra left major impact on world community: MD Mahindra Group September 30, 2014

    Managing Director and Chairman of Mahindra Group Anand Mahindra is enthusiastic about investments in Indian Market. Complementing PM Modi's US visit the corporate said the G-All mantra will leave major impact. ...
  • Modi restored trust in India, changed perceptions: Mastercard CEO September 30, 2014

    Indian-American Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga hailed PM Modi's assurance to the corporate and said this visit will restore lost faith in the Indian market. ...
  • Corporate enthusiastic but concerned about India September 30, 2014

    The US based CEOs after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi were enthusiastic about investing in India but the recent by-poll results and BJP-Sena split do concern them for future. ...
  • Can't recall such enthusiastic gathering outside White House: Indo-US analyst September 30, 2014

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Barack Obama in Washington's White House a good number of Indian-Americans have gathered outside the presidential house to catch a glimpse of PM. ...
  • Indian-Americans wait outside White House to catch a glimpse of PM Modi September 30, 2014

    An good number on Indian-Americans are waiting outside the White House to catch a glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. US President Barack Obama has hosted a private dinner for the PM. ...
  • Indian-Americans treat performers outside White House with samosas September 30, 2014

    As US President Barack Obama hosts private dinner for PM Narendra Modi, the people performing outside White House were treated with Indian delicacies like Samosa and vada. ...
  • Barack Obama hosts dinner for Narendra Modi, Michelle gives it a miss September 30, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Tuesday hosted a private dinner for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House in Washington, ahead of their summit level talks. Modi was welcomed by Obama who greeted him in Gujarati, "Kem Chho?" (how are you?), the mother tongue of the Prime Minister. Set in...
  • In pics: PM Modi meets Hillary and Bill Clinton in New York September 30, 2014

    New York: Former US President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed Indo-US relations. The Clinton couple had a 45-minute meeting with Modi, who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. ...
  • Terrorism in India not homegrown but exported from outside, says PM Modi in New York September 29, 2014

    New York: Emphasing on the menace and the treat of terrorism in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to US thinktank Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York said that terrorism in India is not home-grown but exported from outside. He rejected any distinction between good...
  • Modi woos American corporates; promises tax stability September 29, 2014

    New York: Making a strong pitch to attract investments into India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured top American corporate honchos of tax stability and friendlier business environment in the country. Modi, who is on his maiden visit to the United States as Prime Minister, held meetings with a galaxy...
  • Modi heads to Washington for first meeting with President Barack Obama after wooing top US CEOs September 29, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for Washington in a few hours from now for his first ever meeting with President Barack Obama. The meeting is historic as this will be Modi's first ever meeting with a US president ever since Washington revoked his visa following the communal...