Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

  • IMF downgrade of growth outlook ups pressure on India’s Modi

    A decision by the International Monetary Fund to downgrade its economic growth forecast for India is adding to pressure on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his policies. ...

  • US President Trump considering visit to India next month

    US President Donald Trump is considering visiting India next month, for what would be his first visit to the world’s largest democracy since he took office three years ago, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday. ...

  • Modi says citizenship law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

    Following days of violent, sometimes deadly protests across India against a new citizenship law critics say discriminates against Muslims, PM Narendra Modi led a rally on Sunday for his Hindu nationalist party in the capital. ...

  • India’s economic growth slows, pressure on Modi to speed up reforms

    India’s annual economic growth slowed to 4.5% in the July-September quarter, its weakest pace since 2013, putting pressure on PM Modi to speed up reforms as five rate cuts by the central bank have failed to boost investments. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Significant protest by Tibetans at Chennai

    The Tibetans, now scattered around the world, should derive confidence and inspiration from Tibetan protesters in Chennai, in conducting the freedom movement for Tibet. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Is Indian Prime Minister Modi trying to appease China?

    Modi is giving the impression that he is trying to appease China to buy peace with China. But peace with China cannot be bought by appeasment -- it can be won only by resisting. ...

  • Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for PM Modi

    Tens of thousands of Indian-Americans packed into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined by US President Donald Trump. ...

  • Indian prime minister Modi names Cabinet after decisive election

    India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president Amit Shah of his Hindu nationalist party. ...

  • Indian PM Modi to host Chinese President Xi for informal summit

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. ...

  • India’s president appoints Modi as prime minister for 2nd term

    India's president on Saturday appointed Narendra Modi as the prime minister, soon after newly elected lawmakers led by Modi's Hindu nationalist BJP chose him as their leader. ...