Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

  • “Some of us will die”: India’s homeless stranded by coronavirus lockdown

    In a densely packed neighbourhood of Delhi, hundreds of homeless people queued up this week as volunteers doled out rice and peas from a vat in the back of a van. ...

  • Dalai Lama praises PM Modi’s efforts in fight against Coronavirus

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday lauded Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his efforts to control the growing threat of the Coronavirus disease in India. ...

  • Modi seeks ‘forgiveness’ from India’s poor over coronavirus lockdown

    Indian PM Narendra Modi asked the nation’s poor for forgiveness on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens and criticism mounts about a lack of adequate planning ahead of the decision. ...

  • Modi puts India under lockdown for 21 days to fight coronavirus

    India's 1.3 billion people will go under "total lockdown" for 21 days to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday, sparking panic buying with shoppers clearing out shelves. ...

  • PM Modi appeals for calm as riot death toll rises to 20

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for calm on Wednesday after days of clashes between Hindus and minority Muslims over a controversial citizenship law in some of the worst sectarian violence in the capital in decades. ...

  • Nice memories but no trade deal for Trump in India

    US President Donald Trump failed Tuesday to strike a trade deal with India at the end of a visit big on photo opportunities but short on substance and overshadowed by deadly riots. ...

  • ‘Namaste Trump’: Modi holds huge rally for US president’s India visit

    Donald Trump was cheered by more than 100,000 Indians at the opening of the world’s largest cricket stadium on Monday, promising “an incredible trade deal” and “the most feared military equipment on the planet”. ...

  • Indian authorities scramble to give Trump a mega-rally

    The sun-baked city of Ahmedabad was jostling with activity Sunday as workers cleaned roads, planted flowers and hoisted hundreds of billboards featuring President Donald Trump, a day ahead of his maiden two-day visit to India. ...

  • Stunning defeat for Modi’s party in New Delhi elections

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party was given a stunning defeat by a regional party Tuesday in elections in the national capital that were seen as a referendum on his policies. ...

  • 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. ...