Uzbekistan invites Indian PM Modi, Pak PM Khan, other leaders for connectivity summit

The summit named "Central Asia and South Asia regional connectivity: Challenges and opportunities" is being organised as an initiative of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev

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India, US can 'creatively collaborate' on agenda for clean and green technologies: PM Modi

President Biden has invited 40 world leaders including Modi to the virtual summit on the climate crisis

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Indian PM Modi to visit France in May; to engage with Denmark and Italy later this year

Ahead of the visit by the Indian prime minister, French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be in India from April 13 to 15.

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Indian PM Modi to attend US President Biden's climate summit

Summit will reconvene the US-led Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, which brings together 17 countries responsible for approximately 80 per cent of global emissions and global GDP

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BIMSTEC a promising sub regional grouping, says Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar

BIMSTEC, or Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, is more than 20 years old and has seven members--India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand and…

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WION Exclusive: Dialogue with India only way forward, says Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi 

In an exclusive interview to WION, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi discussed recent peace overtures, and appreciated that his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar didn't bring up…

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President Kovind under observation at Army hospital after chest discomfort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, enquired about the President`s health

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Range of pacts to be inked during PM Modi's Bangladesh visit: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Modi will also visit the mausoleum of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Gopalganj district, the first Indian dignitary to ever visit the place, Shringla said

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'Would be a dream come true': Kevin Pietersen replies to PM Modi, backs resumption of India vs Pakistan series

Kevin Pietersen on Wednesday said that it would be a dream come true to see…

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India-Bangladesh relations: A robust history and optimistic future

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Bangladesh, here is a look at the history of ties between both nations and what can be expected in this trip

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PM Modi writes letter to Imran Khan; greets people of Pak on Pakistan Day

Pakistan Day is celebrated to mark the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940 when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of India.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru on Martyrs' Day

March 23 is observed as Shaheed Diwas to pay tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, the Indian revolutionaries who were hanged by the British Government in 1931

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India honours late Sultan Qaboos of Oman, once Arab world's longest-serving leader

In a rare development, the Indian government had announced national mourning for one day on January 13, 2020 in his honour. 

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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, one of the greatest leaders of subcontinent says PM Modi

During his two-day visit to Bangladesh, PM Modi will visit the Tungipara village of Gopalganj District to pay homage at his mausoleum

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Bangladesh's founding leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman conferred Gandhi Peace Prize

The award, instituted in 1995, has been awarded posthumously for the first time accordingly to the ministry of culture

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Narendra Modi Age, Birth Place, Education

Narendra Damodardas Modi was born on 17 September 1950 to a Gujarati Hindu family of grocers in Vadnagar, Mehsana district, Bombay State. Modi completed his higher secondary education in Vadnagar in 1967, where a teacher described him as an average student and a keen debater. In 1978, Modi received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from School of Open Learning at University of Delhi. In 1983, he received a Master of Arts degree in political science from Gujarat University, graduating with a first-class.

Narendra Modi Family Details

He was the third of six children born to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and Hiraben Modi. Modi's family belonged to the Modh-Ghanchi-Teli (oil-presser) community. His father ran a tea stall at the Vadnagar Railway Station in Gujarat. He and his brother ran a tea stall near a bus terminus in Gujarat.

Narendra Modi RSS connection and early political career

He started attending local shakhas of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since he was eight. In 1971, he became a full-time pracharak of the RSS. He became an RSS sambhag pracharak (regional organiser) in 1978 for Surat and Vadodara and in 1979, moved to Delhi to work for the organization. He was elected as the Organizing Secretary of the BJP's Gujarat unit in 1987.

Narendra Modi Political Career (Chief Minister of Gujarat)

He rose to become the Chief Minister of Gujarat after Keshubhai Patel’s health deteriorated on 7 October 2001. The state elections in December 2002 saw him win 127 seats in a 182-seat assembly, further consolidating his position. He was Gujarat's longest-serving chief minister from 2001 to 2014.
He fought the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as the PM-nominee of the NDA – an alliance led by the BJP.

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi  

The NDA won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on the development plank, and Narendra Modi became the 14th Prime Minister of India on May 26, 2014. He won the Lok Sabha elections in 2019, this time with a bigger margin and took an oath on May 30 2019.

PM Modi launches 'Teeka Utsav' as India records 152,879 new Covid cases

On Sunday morning, the Union Health Ministry reported 152,879 new Covid cases, 90,584 discharges, and 839 deaths in the last 24 hours

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Uzbekistan invites Indian PM Modi, Pak PM Khan, other leaders for connectivity summit

The summit named "Central Asia and South Asia regional connectivity: Challenges and opportunities" is being organised as an initiative of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Read Article

India, US can 'creatively collaborate' on agenda for clean and green technologies: PM Modi

President Biden has invited 40 world leaders including Modi to the virtual summit on the climate crisis

Read Article

Indian PM Modi to visit France in May; to engage with Denmark and Italy later this year

Ahead of the visit by the Indian prime minister, French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be in India from April 13 to 15.

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Indian PM Modi to attend US President Biden's climate summit

Summit will reconvene the US-led Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, which brings together 17 countries responsible for approximately 80 per cent of global emissions and global GDP

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BIMSTEC a promising sub regional grouping, says Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar

BIMSTEC, or Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, is more than 20 years old and has seven members--India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand and…

Read Article

WION Exclusive: Dialogue with India only way forward, says Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi 

In an exclusive interview to WION, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi discussed recent peace overtures, and appreciated that his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar didn't bring up…

Read Article

President Kovind under observation at Army hospital after chest discomfort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, enquired about the President`s health

Read Article

Range of pacts to be inked during PM Modi's Bangladesh visit: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Modi will also visit the mausoleum of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Gopalganj district, the first Indian dignitary to ever visit the place, Shringla said

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'Would be a dream come true': Kevin Pietersen replies to PM Modi, backs resumption of India vs Pakistan series

Kevin Pietersen on Wednesday said that it would be a dream come true to see…

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India-Bangladesh relations: A robust history and optimistic future

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Bangladesh, here is a look at the history of ties between both nations and what can be expected in this trip

Read Article

PM Modi writes letter to Imran Khan; greets people of Pak on Pakistan Day

Pakistan Day is celebrated to mark the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940 when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of India.

Read Article

PM Modi pays tribute to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru on Martyrs' Day

March 23 is observed as Shaheed Diwas to pay tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, the Indian revolutionaries who were hanged by the British Government in 1931

Read Article

India honours late Sultan Qaboos of Oman, once Arab world's longest-serving leader

In a rare development, the Indian government had announced national mourning for one day on January 13, 2020 in his honour. 

Read Article

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, one of the greatest leaders of subcontinent says PM Modi

During his two-day visit to Bangladesh, PM Modi will visit the Tungipara village of Gopalganj District to pay homage at his mausoleum

Read Article

Bangladesh's founding leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman conferred Gandhi Peace Prize

The award, instituted in 1995, has been awarded posthumously for the first time accordingly to the ministry of culture

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Why is India crucial to America's Indo-Pacific policy?

The leaders of the United States, India, Australia and Japan, together known as the Quad, held the first summit last week pledging to work together for a free and open Indo-Pacific and to…

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PM Modi addresses CMs on COVID-19 amid spike in cases

In the last 24 hours, India reported 28,903 new coronavirus cases, according to the health ministry, out of these nearly 17,864 new cases have been reported in Maharashtra alone…

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Biden says free Indo-Pacific essential as he meets India, Japan, Australia leaders

The White House says the virtual meeting of the countries known as the Quad, the first at the leader level, shows the importance Biden places on the Indo-Pacific region and that it will focus on…

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Quad summit to announce 'vaccine initiative' with India's manufacturing at the centre

The leaders of the Quad - Indian PM Narendra Modi, Australia's PM Scott Morrison, Japan's PM Yoshihide Suga and US President Joe Biden will be meeting at 7pm …

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PM Modi launches 'Teeka Utsav' as India records 152,879 new Covid cases

On Sunday morning, the Union Health Ministry reported 152,879 new Covid cases, 90,584 discharges, and 839 deaths in the last 24 hours

Read Article

Uzbekistan invites Indian PM Modi, Pak PM Khan, other leaders for connectivity summit

The summit named "Central Asia and South Asia regional connectivity: Challenges and opportunities" is being organised as an initiative of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Read Article

India, US can 'creatively collaborate' on agenda for clean and green technologies: PM Modi

President Biden has invited 40 world leaders including Modi to the virtual summit on the climate crisis

Read Article

Indian PM Modi to visit France in May; to engage with Denmark and Italy later this year

Ahead of the visit by the Indian prime minister, French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will be in India from April 13 to 15.

Read Article

Indian PM Modi to attend US President Biden's climate summit

Summit will reconvene the US-led Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, which brings together 17 countries responsible for approximately 80 per cent of global emissions and global GDP

Read Article

BIMSTEC a promising sub regional grouping, says Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar

BIMSTEC, or Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, is more than 20 years old and has seven members--India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand and…

Read Article

WION Exclusive: Dialogue with India only way forward, says Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi 

In an exclusive interview to WION, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi discussed recent peace overtures, and appreciated that his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar didn't bring up…

Read Article

President Kovind under observation at Army hospital after chest discomfort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, enquired about the President`s health

Read Article

Range of pacts to be inked during PM Modi's Bangladesh visit: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Modi will also visit the mausoleum of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Gopalganj district, the first Indian dignitary to ever visit the place, Shringla said

Read Article

'Would be a dream come true': Kevin Pietersen replies to PM Modi, backs resumption of India vs Pakistan series

Kevin Pietersen on Wednesday said that it would be a dream come true to see…

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India-Bangladesh relations: A robust history and optimistic future

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Bangladesh, here is a look at the history of ties between both nations and what can be expected in this trip

Read Article

PM Modi writes letter to Imran Khan; greets people of Pak on Pakistan Day

Pakistan Day is celebrated to mark the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940 when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of India.

Read Article

PM Modi pays tribute to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru on Martyrs' Day

March 23 is observed as Shaheed Diwas to pay tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, the Indian revolutionaries who were hanged by the British Government in 1931

Read Article

India honours late Sultan Qaboos of Oman, once Arab world's longest-serving leader

In a rare development, the Indian government had announced national mourning for one day on January 13, 2020 in his honour. 

Read Article

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, one of the greatest leaders of subcontinent says PM Modi

During his two-day visit to Bangladesh, PM Modi will visit the Tungipara village of Gopalganj District to pay homage at his mausoleum

Read Article

Bangladesh's founding leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman conferred Gandhi Peace Prize

The award, instituted in 1995, has been awarded posthumously for the first time accordingly to the ministry of culture

Read Article

Why is India crucial to America's Indo-Pacific policy?

The leaders of the United States, India, Australia and Japan, together known as the Quad, held the first summit last week pledging to work together for a free and open Indo-Pacific and to…

Read Article

PM Modi addresses CMs on COVID-19 amid spike in cases

In the last 24 hours, India reported 28,903 new coronavirus cases, according to the health ministry, out of these nearly 17,864 new cases have been reported in Maharashtra alone…

Read Article

Biden says free Indo-Pacific essential as he meets India, Japan, Australia leaders

The White House says the virtual meeting of the countries known as the Quad, the first at the leader level, shows the importance Biden places on the Indo-Pacific region and that it will focus on…

Read Article

Quad summit to announce 'vaccine initiative' with India's manufacturing at the centre

The leaders of the Quad - Indian PM Narendra Modi, Australia's PM Scott Morrison, Japan's PM Yoshihide Suga and US President Joe Biden will be meeting at 7pm …

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Kashi ghats in India illuminated with 15 lakh diyas on Dev Deepawali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lit the customary first lamp at Raj Ghat on the occasion of Dev Deepawali in Varanasi in the company of state Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath.

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Most famous Indian personalities across social media

Checkbrand, an online sentiment analysis company, analysed online sentiment for top 95 political leaders as well as top 500 influencers on social media between August and October this year.

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US election 2020: Key moments of Donald Trump's presidential tenure

With less than a day to go for the US election 2020, the four-year tenure of President Donald Trump, who was elected in 2016, is about to come to an end. 

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From Kartik Aryan to Katrina Kaif, Bollywood celebs support PM's '9pm 9min' appeal

Celebrities on Sunday night turned off the lights in their houses and lit lamps and diyas in suppor of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s '9pm, 9min'.

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How US-built MH-60 Romeo helicopters will give Indian navy combat edge

India's Cabinet Committee on Security(CCS)  approved a deal to procure a batch of 24 Lockheed martin MH-60 Romeo helicopters from the US which would cost the country around $2.4 billion.

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As India prepares for Trump visit, Sabarmati Ashram gets makeover

In less than a week, India will be hosting US President Donald Trump who will be accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump for the first time since 2016.

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Video Analysis: Key takeaways from US President Donald Trump's address at 'Namaste Trump' event

US President Donald Trump touched upon various topics, including trade and terrorism, during his speech at the 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad. Watch Arun Singh's, Former Ambassador to the United States, analysis. Read Article