NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government are increasingly wielding strong-arm tactics to subdue political opponents and critics of the ruling Hindu-nationalist party ahead of the nationwide elections that begin this week.

NEW DELHI, Dec. 18: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the security breach incident at the lower house of the Indian parliament (locally called Lok Sabha) was "very serious."

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kalapani this morning via a helicopter. The visit is marked by his scheduled trips to Adikailasha and Parvati Kund, along with a planned interaction program with local residents from Pithoragarh and Gunji.

New Delhi [India], July 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin and discussed issues of bilateral cooperation including Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and G20. PM Modi also reiterated his call for dialogue and diplomacy while discussing the situation in Ukraine.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of Heeraben Modi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother.

NEW DELHI, March 1: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was inoculated with the first dose of a home-grown coronavirus vaccine on Monday, kicking off an expansion of the country’s immunisation campaign that began in mid-January with healthcare workers.

KATHMANDU, April 14: As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address the nation on Tuesday morning to announce new measures to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), officials in Nepal are eagerly looking to hear the address to take a cue to form appropriate strategies in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed the decision of Nepal to allocate Rs 100 million for the COVID-19 Emergency Fund of SAARC to jointly fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the region.

NEW DELHI, Oct 12: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi went picking up trash on Saturday from a scenic beach resort where he is hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping for summit talks.