Narendra Modi

  • PM Modi welcomes agreement on government formation in Afghanistan 21-09-2014 11:11 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday welcomed the agreement on government formation in Afghanistan and said India will stand steadfastly with the new dispensation in that country as it continues the task of building a strong, developed and peaceful nation. "We wholeheartedly welcome the agreement between the two...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda writes to Modi on problems of rice growing farmers 21-09-2014 11:07 PM

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to "heavy losses" being suffered by farmers in the state due to the "sudden drop" in the purchase price of rice. In the letter, Hooda pointed out that the scanty...
  • BJP may go alone in Maharashtra polls, ties with Shiv Sena in trouble 21-09-2014 11:01 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the seat sharing tussle between Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). BJP's Parliamentary Board met late on Sunday for a brainstorming session on the way forward in the Maharashtra polls. According to sources, the BJP is ready to fight...
  • PM Modi to meet US-based Jewish groups in New York 21-09-2014 09:44 PM

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US-based Jewish groups during his visit to the US this week followed by a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Israeli counterpart. According to sources, Prime Minister will be meeting Jewish groups on September 28, the day on which...
  • Modi's interview to boost confidence in the country: Experts 21-09-2014 08:48 PM

    Analysing the Modi's CNN world exclusive interview, experts say that the interview will boost confidence in the country. ...
  • We cannot question patriotism of Muslims, CPI supports PM's statement 21-09-2014 08:43 PM

    CPI leader Reddy says that the PM rightly said that patriotism of Muslims can not be questioned. ...
  • Modi government very decisive, will change system, says Sukhbir Badal 21-09-2014 08:31 PM

    Chandigarh: The 'decisiveness' in decision-making and 'cutting red-tapism' of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre will change the country's governance system, Punjab's powerful deputy chief minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal, feels. "He is moving in the right direction. He has shown two-three things - decisiveness and cutting off red-tapism in...
  • Modi's popularity sinking, BJP running away from polls: Congress 21-09-2014 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday accused BJP of trying to avoid elections in Delhi, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity graph was "declining" and the saffron party was afraid that "Modi magic" may not work anymore. "The magic of Narendra Modi has evaporated. There is now fear among BJP and...
  • PM should practice what he preaches: Singhvi 21-09-2014 08:16 PM

    Reacting on 'Muslim of India will live and die for India.' remark Abhishek Manu Singhvi of Congress said that the Prime Minister Narendra modi should practice what he preaches. ...
  • World leaders to gather at UN in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises 21-09-2014 07:32 PM

    United Nations: World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a host of crises: the violence Islamic State militants are wreaking in Iraq and Syria, the exponential spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa and deadlocked negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. There is little hope the 193-nation...
  • BJP, Shiv Sena trying to salvage alliance 21-09-2014 06:34 PM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: BJP and the Shiv Sena on Sunday were trying to make last ditch efforts to salvage their alliance in Maharashtra for the upcoming Assembly polls after the Uddhav Thackeray's final offer of giving 119 seats to the coalition partner was rejected. Hours after Uddhav Thackeray's tough talk on...
  • Yoga synchronises heart, mind, and body: PM Modi's advise to everyone 21-09-2014 06:18 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "I'm fortunate that I was introduced to the world of yoga and pranayama at an early age. That has been very useful to me. I always advise everyone to make this a part of their lives. Sometimes,...
  • Al-Qaeda dreaming if it thinks Indian Muslims will listen to it: PM Modi 21-09-2014 06:04 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "My understanding is that they are doing injustice towards the Muslims of our country. If anyone thinks Indian Muslims will dance to their tune, they are delusional. Indian Muslims will live for India. They will die for...
  • CNN World Exclusive: Full transcript of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview 21-09-2014 05:53 PM

    Speaking on the need of development of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the girl child's education and also on the need to ensure the safety of the girl child. He said that the dignity of women is a collective effort and not an issue which should be...
  • Girl child's education important for the empowerment and development of the country: PM Modi 21-09-2014 05:30 PM

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. "The main thing is the girl child education. By doing so the possibility of...
  • Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi in CNN World Exclusive 21-09-2014 05:27 PM

    Terming democracy as a great legacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his world exclusive interview to CNN said that it is only due to India's inherent strength that a person like him born in a poor family has been able to become the PM of the country. Speaking on the...
  • India, US have historic bond, it's not just Delhi-Washington ties, says PM Modi 21-09-2014 04:57 PM

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Relation between India and America should not be seen within the limits of just Delhi and Washington. It is a much larger sphere. The good thing is the mood of both Delhi and Washington is in harmony with this understanding,...
  • Corporates upbeat on Modi's US visit, expect tangible outcomes 21-09-2014 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: India Inc is optimistic about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming US visit, with 77 per cent of corporates eyeing tangible outcomes from meetings with President Barack Obama and a boost to bilateral trade from current level of $150 billion, says an Assocham survey. The survey covered 261 corporate...
  • CNN World Exclusive live: Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi 21-09-2014 04:25 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a world exclusive interview to CNN has said that he has a clear road map to channel the entrepreneurial capabilities of 1.25 billion Indians. ...
  • India believes in the strength of democracy, says PM Modi 21-09-2014 04:23 PM

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "I have seen the strength of democracy. If there was no democracy, a person like me who was born in a poor family could not have become the prime minister." ...
  • Big rallies planned in front of UN, White House to welcome PM Modi 21-09-2014 03:53 PM

    Washington: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to the US, hundreds of Indian-Americans from across the country have joined hands to give him a rousing welcome in front of the United Nations headquarters and the White House. 'America Welcomes Modi' rallies are being planned in front of the...
  • Diplomacy is not a take-away joint, Congress tells Modi 21-09-2014 02:53 PM

    New Delhi: Criticising the Narendra Modi government's policy towards Pakistan and China, Congress on Sunday said diplomacy is not a "take away joint" and asked the Prime Minister to take the country into confidence before working on any "strategic alliance" with the US. Talking about Modi's foreign policy, Congress spokesperson...
  • Narendra Modi congratulates New Zealand PM on election victory 21-09-2014 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated John Key on being re-elected 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 21-09-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: India is working on a proposal for Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility for US tourists, one of the big-ticket announcements expected to be made during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high-profile visit to the US beginning September 26. The Ministry of Home Affairs is working overtime to finish the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's heartiest birthday wishes to PM Modi 21-09-2014 01:46 PM

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated his 64th birthday last week, Cyrus extended his wishes to the new PM. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Indo-China 'bonhomie' 21-09-2014 01:42 PM

    Cyrus Broacha takes on the recent India visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping which was followed by incursion in Ladakh by the former's army troops. ...
  • TWTW: Watch news spoofs by Cyrus Broacha 21-09-2014 01:08 PM

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', watch Cyrus Broacha's spoofs on the news this week. ...
  • PM Modi greets his Japanese counterpart Abe on his birthday 21-09-2014 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his birthday and said that both of them are committed to taking India-Japan ties to the next level. "Wishing Shinzo Abe a Happy Birthday! I pray for his long life, good health and wish him...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's last interview in US before 1999 Lok Sabha elections 21-09-2014 10:30 AM

    In his last interview in the United States as the then BJP general secretary, Narendra Modi talked about the BJP's agenda for the 1999 Lok Sabha elections. CNN-IBN has accessed the interview given to TV Asia almost 15 years ago where he also talked about the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government,...
  • Replacement of Planning Commission still under consideration 21-09-2014 09:43 AM

    New Delhi: The proposal to replace Planning Commission with a new body, as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is "still under consideration" of the Central government. In reply to an RTI query, the Planning Commission said the final decision, as and when it is taken, on its replacement will...