AYODHYA, Jan 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the opening of a temple Monday heralded a "new era" for India, at a ceremony that embodies the triumph of his muscular Hindu nationalist politics, galvanising loyalists ahead of elections this year.

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke more than two months of public silence over deadly ethnic clashes in India’s northeast, saying Thursday that the assaults of two women as they were being paraded naked by a mob in Manipur state were unforgivable.

NEW DELHI, June 1: Joint press conference of Prime Minister Dahal and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi is currently underway in New Delhi.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his visit to Nepal is spiritual rather than 'political'.

PM Deuba in India

April 1, 2022 16:27 pm

KATHMANDU, March 1: Leading a Nepali delegation including four government ministers, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has reached New Delhi for a three-day visit to India at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Tale of Two Demagogues

March 2, 2020 09:04 am

PARIS – “America loves India,” declared US President Donald Trump on his recent visit to the Indian state of Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s power base. Before a crowd of more than 100,000 in the world’s largest cricket stadium, the two leaders triumphantly celebrated the deepening friendship between their countries—or, to be more precise, between their brands of charismatic populism. Not even Trump’s repeated mangling of Indian names during his speech could dampen Modi’s glow.

JANAKPUR, June 26: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a grant of Rs 1 billion Indian currency for the development of Janakpur Sub-metropolitan City during a visit to the city in May 2018. Almost 13 months later, the grant for developing this major destination for Hindu pilgrims looks less likely to come through any time soon.