Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...