Narendra Modi

  • The Modi-Obama joint editorial and bilateral meet: What they mean for India 01-10-2014 11:27 PM

    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. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discussed the key points of the editorial with former Diplomats G Parthasarthy and...
  • After Indo-US summit on Mars, Obama-Modi meet on earth 01-10-2014 12:23 AM

    Washington: Noting that he and President Barack Obama were meeting just days after the Indian and the US missions reached Mars, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that after the Indo-US summit on the Red Planet, it's the turn of the leaders of the two nations to meet here...
  • Modi seeks easier access for Indian services cos to US economy 01-10-2014 12:20 AM

    Washington: Expressing confidence that their bilateral economic ties would improve further, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought easier access for Indian service companies to the US economy during his talks with President Barack Obama. Modi, who has met with a galaxy of American corporate leaders during his five-day visit,...
  • Watch: Narendra Modi's sartorial style 30-09-2014 11:58 PM

    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 30-09-2014 11:56 PM

    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 30-09-2014 11:50 PM

    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....
  • India's food security concern at WTO needs solution: Modi 30-09-2014 11:48 PM

    New York: Emphasising that India supports trade facilitation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told US President Barack Obama that a solution must be found on its concerns over food security at the WTO. Modi had an "open discussion" on WTO (World Trade Organisation) issue with Obama during their summit...
  • India, US agree in principle to renew defence pact 30-09-2014 11:07 PM

    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."...
  • US Defence Secretary meets Modi; discusses defence cooperation 30-09-2014 09:50 PM

    Washington: US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed issues relating to defence cooperation and combating terrorism. The US Defence Secretary called on Modi at the Blair House here where the visiting dignitary is staying. "Issues of the day - Ebola and Terror...
  • India, China end border standoff in eastern Ladakh 30-09-2014 09:49 PM

    New Delhi: India and China have "successfully terminated" the over three-week long standoff of its troops in Chumar and Demchok areas in eastern Ladakh and will hold a meeting on border affairs next month, the government said on Tuesday. As per understanding reached between India and China, the two sides...
  • Petrol price cut by 65 paisa; diesel rate to wait for PM Modi's return 30-09-2014 09:19 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Tuesday cut by 54 paisa a litre, but the first reduction in diesel rates in over five years was put off until the return of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the US. State-owned oil firms, which skipped raising rates on September 16 even though...
  • PM to hit campaign trail in Maharashtra, Haryana on October 4 30-09-2014 08:49 PM

    New Delhi: As BJP seeks to wrest control of Haryana and Maharashtra from Congress in October 15 assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the party's campaign in the two states from October 4. BJP sources said party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi will also campaign in...
  • Positive change taking place under Modi's leadership: Venkaiah Naidu 30-09-2014 08:41 PM

    Hyderabad: The country has seen a turnaround since the Narendra Modi-led BJP government came to power at the Centre, with GDP growth rate rising to 5.6 per cent and other development parameters looking up, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday. "Change is definitely happening. Development growth rate rose...
  • It's the big Obama-Modi meeting tonight: What's your takeaway from Modi's US visit so far? 30-09-2014 08:15 PM

    '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...
  • US nod to build LNG plant that will ship fuel to India 30-09-2014 07:50 PM

    Washington: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Barack Obama, the US has approved construction of a liquefied natural gas project that will ship the fuel to India. US regulators gave the final approval yesterday for Dominion Resources to build the east coast's first natural gas liquefaction plant...
  • Cut in petrol, diesel price put off till PM Modi's return from US 30-09-2014 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel price is likely to be cut by about Re 1 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five years, while petrol price may be slashed by around 55 paise after Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns from the US. Though on Tuesday is the scheduled fortnightly...
  • PM Modi to connect with people through radio on October 3 30-09-2014 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will connect with the people through radio on Friday when he will share his thoughts on a variety of issues. While deciding to reach out to the people through radio, Modi had sought suggestions from the public on the format as well as frequency...
  • Modi a rockstar who operated without lyrics: Parag Saxena 30-09-2014 07:10 PM

    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. ...
  • Modi pays floral tribute at Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington 30-09-2014 06:55 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Modi offered floral tribute 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. ...
  • Full Text: Obama-Modi joint editorial in the Washington Post 30-09-2014 06:24 PM

    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...
  • True potential of Indo-US ties yet to be fully realised, need to work together: Obama-Modi joint editorial 30-09-2014 06:14 PM

    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...
  • PM Modi pays tribute at Gandhi's statue in Washington 30-09-2014 05:53 PM

    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...
  • Decision on continuing in NDA after talks with PM, says Uddhav Thackeray 30-09-2014 05:42 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will take a decision on whether to withdraw from the NDA after holding discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, its chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday, indicating that the party may continue in the Centre's ruling coalition despite parting ways with BJP in Maharashtra. Uddhav, who had...
  • India's 1st renewable energy investors meet to be held in February 2015 30-09-2014 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: With an aim to attract large - scale investment in the country's renewable sector, India will host its first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet and Expo - 'RE-INVEST' - from February 15 to 17 next year. To be organised by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in...
  • Modi, Sharif likely to meet at SAARC summit in November: Government sources 30-09-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at SAARC summit in November, sources said on Tuesday. This comes after Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Sunday admitted that the meeting between Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit...
  • Excited NRIs stand outside Blair House to catch PM Modi's glimpse 30-09-2014 03:49 PM

    Excited NRIs stood outside 190-year-old Blair House, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staying, to catch his glimpse. Modi is on a five-day trip to US and has arrived in Washington on Monday. Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the last one to stay at the guest house. ...
  • Indian Americans have high hopes on PM Modi 30-09-2014 03:05 PM

    Indian couple who run an NGO in the US are hopeful that with the help of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, they will be able to open a similar organisation back in India too. ...
  • Obama, Modi vow to boost strategic ties, create model for world 30-09-2014 02:11 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed on Monday to expand and deepen their countries' strategic partnership and make it a model for the rest of the world. In a joint "vision statement" issued after their first meeting at a White House dinner, the two leaders...
  • Gujarat: Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested 30-09-2014 01:11 PM

    Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau on Tuesday arrested suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma. Sharma, who made headlines back in 2013 when he spoke up against Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was then the Gujarat Chief Minister and his aide Amit Shah for their alleged role in the snoopgate scandal, has...
  • Day 5: PM Modi to visit Martin Luther King Jr memorial, Lincoln memorial on Tuesday 30-09-2014 12:42 PM

    Washington: In the final leg of his maiden US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Martin Luther King Junior memorial and the Lincoln memorial in Washington. Modi arrived in Washington on Monday and met US President Barack Obama for a private dinner at the White House. The dinner...