PRIME MINISTER

  • Mike Hussey to lead PM XI against England 5 days ago

    Canberra: Retired Australian cricketer Mike Hussey will once again take to the pitch - for one match, at least - when he captains a Prime Minister's XI side against England in January. The match will be played January 14 at Manuka Oval, four days before England's opening match of a one-day...
  • I may become prime minister one day, says Bihar CM Manjhi 6 days ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday said that he could become the prime minister one day. "I may become the prime minister of the country like I became the chief minister," Manjhi said at an official function. Manjhi said he was being targeted by everyone because he belonged to...
  • No regret over not becoming PM, says LK Advani November 14, 2014

    Patna: Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani on Friday said that he had no regret over not becoming the Prime Minister as the respect he got from all parties was more than enough and "overwhelmed" him. "I have no regret over not becoming the Prime Minister of the country. The...
  • Not sad about non-induction into cabinet : Subramanian Swamy November 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said he is not sad about not being part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers. "Am I looking sad? I have been travelling all along. I have been to Kolkata yesterday and now here on invitation of a university," Swamy told...
  • ICICI bank extends help to PM relief fund, contributes Rs 12 crore November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: ICICI Group on Wednesday made a contribution of Rs 12 crore towards the 'Prime Minister's National Relief Fund' for the people affected by the natural calamities in Jammu & Kashmir, Assam, Meghalaya and Andhra Pradesh. Commenting on the situation in these states, ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar said,...
  • PM Modi invites ideas for his forthcoming visit to Australia October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday invited ideas and thoughts from people for his forthcoming visit to Australia. Modi is scheduled to visit Australia in November. "During my Australia visit in November, would be attending a variety of programmes, including an interaction with the Indian community there," Modi tweeted. "I want...
  • Snapshot: Sonam Kapoor clicks 'best selfie ever' with Prime Minister Narendra Modi October 26, 2014

    Fans and Twitter/Instagram followers of Sonam Kapoor are used to seeing the fashionista posing with couture bags, ballgowns and sweets. But Kapoor surprised the fans by posting a selfie clicked with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The actress attended the inauguration of Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai in the...
  • PM's ambitious Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana to be unveiled on Saturday October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ambitious 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana' aimed to ensure holistic development of identified gram panchayats on Saturday (October 11), the birth anniversary of socialist stalwart Jay Prakash Narayan. PM had announced the scheme during his address on Independence Day from the ramparts...
  • Priyanka Chopra accepts Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India Campaign' invite October 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite to clean public places as a part of his 'Swachh Bharat Mission'. Modi today appealed to people to dedicate 100 hours a year towards cleanliness, and as a part of which he also invited Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Kamal...
  • Narendra Modi seeks to crown global sales pitch with US tour September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in the United States on Friday aiming to woo corporate titans and crown a burst of investment-focused diplomacy, while marking a personal victory for a man who was for years unwelcome in the country. Modi, who was elected in May, will spend two...
  • Narendra Modi asks Pepsi, Coke to blend fruit juices in fizzy drinks September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said multinational cola giants PepsiCo and Coca-Cola should help augment fruit sales for Indian farmers by adding fresh fruit juices to their fizzy drinks. "Millions of people buy Pepsi and Coke. I have asked these companies if they can put five per cent...
  • With 30 engagements on his list, Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads for US today September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will start for his much anticipated five-day tour to the United States of America on Thursday. PM's delegation will leave at 4 pm. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has already reached the US. In his five-day trip to New York and Washington, Modi will have...
  • PM Modi inaugurates mega food park in Tumkur, Karnataka September 24, 2014

    Tumkur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a mega food park in Tumkur, Karnataka on Wednesday. The park has been developed with the support of the Ministry of Food, state and central governments. Future Group's food park is first of its kind in India with the group investing about Rs 250...
  • 18,000 people to attend PM Modi's speech at Madison Square September 23, 2014

    Ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to US, Bhupinder Chaubey reports from Madison Square New York. About 18,000 people will be attending Modi's speech at Madison Square. The speech will be televised live at Times Square. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi to get rockstar reception in New York, likely to draw huge crowds September 23, 2014

    New York: It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to "sell out The Garden," but for a foreign politician to pack New York City's most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing entirely. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his first trip to New York as leader of the world's most...
  • Yemeni PM resigns amid deadly clashes in capital September 21, 2014

    Sana'a: Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Basindawa resigned on Sunday amid weeklong deadly clashes between the army and Shia rebels here in the capital, a government official said. Basindawa has informed the president and the Shia Houthi group about his resignation, Xinhua quoted the official as saying on condition of anonymity. President AbdRabbu...
  • Narendra Modi congratulates New Zealand PM on election victory September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated John Key on being reelected for a third term as the Prime Minister of New Zealand. "Congratulations to Mr. John Key & the New Zealand National Party for the victory in the General Election," the Prime Minister said. Key, the conservative...
  • PM Modi working on visa on arrival facility on the anvil for US tourists September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: India is working on a proposal for Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility for US tourists, one of the bigticket announcements expected to be made during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's highprofile visit to the US beginning September 26. The Ministry of Home Affairs is working overtime to finish the...
  • 225 victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 identified September 20, 2014

    The Hague: The thirty additional researchers, who were sent to Kharkiv last week to investigate MH17 crash, returned to the Netherlands due to unstable security situation in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday. "At the moment it is simply not safe enough to send our people in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 19, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta September 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion September 19, 2014

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • Muslims have and will always be loyal to India, says Shashi Tharoor September 19, 2014

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor agrees with Narendra Modi on the alQaeda threat being hyped. "Muslims have and always will be loyal to India. Though a section of muslims have been radicalised due to Modi's followers," said Tharoor. ...
  • Watch: Viewers react as Modi says Indian muslims are patriotic September 19, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement 'Indian muslims are patriotic' in his first ever international interview since assuming office has evoked strong reactions. ...
  • ISIS terrorists planned to behead an Australian, says Tony Abbott after counterterrorism operation September 18, 2014

    Sydney: Intelligence showed that terrorists connected with Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counterterrorism operation. Abbott said there was a "serious risk from a terrorist attack" days after...
  • US to press India on trade row during Narendra Modi's Washington visit September 18, 2014

    Washington: The United States said on Wednesday it will press India's new Prime Minister to end his blockage of a global trade pact when he visits Washington this month, something that could dampen the mood of a trip aimed at revitalizing strategic ties. US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal said...
  • ProTibet activists continue protest against Jinping's visit to India September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: ProTibet activists continue their protests over the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit on Thursday. Ten Tibetan activists were detained on Wednesday outside the Chinese Embassy for holding protests. "We are fighting for the cause of free Tibet. We want our freedom back," said an angry protester as he was...
  • IndoChina ties will change the world's outlook, says businessmen September 17, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, businessmen commented on how IndoChina ties will change the world's outlook. "These talks are very vital. It is a big opportunity for us. One of the key discussions should be on investment," said a businessman. ...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday September 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...