After Aukus submarine dispute, India and France pledge to act jointly in Indo-Pacific region

Modi and Macron discussed about cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region as well as the Afghanistan crisis during their telephonic conversation

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In call, French President Emmanuel Macron, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discuss Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan

In a call, French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed co-operating over the Indo-Pacific. The leaders also discussed various issues, such as Afghanistan.…

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First Modi-Biden meet to focus on Afghanistan, terrorism, bolstering Indo-US ties: Foreign Secretary

Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi will discuss the current regional security situation following developments in Afghanistan with US President Joe Biden.

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President Biden, PM Modi's meeting will strengthen deep ties, says US ahead of UNGA

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting US President Joe Biden on September 24, after calling on  Vice President Kamala Harris on September 23, during his visit to the US for the UN…

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PM Modi all set to visit US this week for Quad; key bilateral meetings on the anvil

The first leg of the direct visit to the US will be Washington that will see three key bilateral events. On Friday, the much-anticipated Quad - India, US, Australia and Japan meeting will be…

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First in-person Quad leaders' Summit on September 24, says White House  

The first in-person Quad or India, US, Australia and Japan's leaders' summit will take place on September 24 in Washington. The summit marks a major milestone. In the summit, the US President…

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Indian PM Modi to launch National Intelligence Grid soon to fight terror

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to launch the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) soon. It will provide "cutting-edge technology to enhance counter-terror capabilities". The final "…

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PM Narendra Modi mourns Akshay Kumar’s mother’s demise, pens emotional note

Akshay Kumar's mother Aruna Bhatia passed away on August 8. 

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After 2+2 dialogue, Australian ministers call on Indian PM Modi

Aussie Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Defence Minister Peter Dutton met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the inaugural India-Australia two-plus-two dialogue. The ministers of the two…

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Indian PM pays respects to Dr S Radhakrishnan, hails teaching fraternity's efforts in COVID-19 times

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to former Indian president S Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary, which is celebrated as Teacher's Day. In an attempt to acknowledge the hard…

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PM Modi likely to visit the US in late September

The tentative schedule explored for the visit was between September 22-27 and the preparations were focused on three segments —Modi's address at the UN General Assembly in New York, participation…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend SCO summit virtually

The SCO summit will take place from September 16 to 17 in Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe and will be in hybrid mode

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India: PM Modi inaugurates renovated Jallianwala Bagh Memorial

PM Modi said the dedication of the renovated complex in the country's 75th year of independence is a matter of inspiration for all. 'It is the duty of every country to protect its history. Events…

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G20 special meet on Afghanistan: Italian PM Draghi discusses matter with PM Modi

During the talks, the two leaders also discussed issues such as climate change and in that context, exchanged views on other forthcoming multilateral engagements too, such as COP-26 that will take…

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PM Modi congratulates Indian players for exemplary performance at World Athletics Under-20

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian players for their exemplary performance in the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi and the junior world wrestling competition…

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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.

Exclusive-Bilateral ties destined to move ahead, says India's envoy to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu

His comments come as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit the US

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After Aukus submarine dispute, India and France pledge to act jointly in Indo-Pacific region

Modi and Macron discussed about cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region as well as the Afghanistan crisis during their telephonic conversation

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In call, French President Emmanuel Macron, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discuss Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan

In a call, French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed co-operating over the Indo-Pacific. The leaders also discussed various issues, such as Afghanistan.…

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First Modi-Biden meet to focus on Afghanistan, terrorism, bolstering Indo-US ties: Foreign Secretary

Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi will discuss the current regional security situation following developments in Afghanistan with US President Joe Biden.

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President Biden, PM Modi's meeting will strengthen deep ties, says US ahead of UNGA

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting US President Joe Biden on September 24, after calling on  Vice President Kamala Harris on September 23, during his visit to the US for the UN…

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PM Modi all set to visit US this week for Quad; key bilateral meetings on the anvil

The first leg of the direct visit to the US will be Washington that will see three key bilateral events. On Friday, the much-anticipated Quad - India, US, Australia and Japan meeting will be…

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First in-person Quad leaders' Summit on September 24, says White House  

The first in-person Quad or India, US, Australia and Japan's leaders' summit will take place on September 24 in Washington. The summit marks a major milestone. In the summit, the US President…

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Indian PM Modi to launch National Intelligence Grid soon to fight terror

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to launch the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) soon. It will provide "cutting-edge technology to enhance counter-terror capabilities". The final "…

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PM Narendra Modi mourns Akshay Kumar’s mother’s demise, pens emotional note

Akshay Kumar's mother Aruna Bhatia passed away on August 8. 

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After 2+2 dialogue, Australian ministers call on Indian PM Modi

Aussie Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Defence Minister Peter Dutton met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the inaugural India-Australia two-plus-two dialogue. The ministers of the two…

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Indian PM pays respects to Dr S Radhakrishnan, hails teaching fraternity's efforts in COVID-19 times

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to former Indian president S Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary, which is celebrated as Teacher's Day. In an attempt to acknowledge the hard…

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PM Modi likely to visit the US in late September

The tentative schedule explored for the visit was between September 22-27 and the preparations were focused on three segments —Modi's address at the UN General Assembly in New York, participation…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend SCO summit virtually

The SCO summit will take place from September 16 to 17 in Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe and will be in hybrid mode

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India: PM Modi inaugurates renovated Jallianwala Bagh Memorial

PM Modi said the dedication of the renovated complex in the country's 75th year of independence is a matter of inspiration for all. 'It is the duty of every country to protect its history. Events…

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G20 special meet on Afghanistan: Italian PM Draghi discusses matter with PM Modi

During the talks, the two leaders also discussed issues such as climate change and in that context, exchanged views on other forthcoming multilateral engagements too, such as COP-26 that will take…

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PM Modi congratulates Indian players for exemplary performance at World Athletics Under-20

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian players for their exemplary performance in the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi and the junior world wrestling competition…

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India to provide refuge to Afghan Sikhs, Hindus & others looking for help: PM Modi

In the backdrop of the Afghanistan crisis, Indian Prime Minister Narendra…

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Independence Day: Key takeaways from PM Modi's speech

PM Modi during his Independence Day speech said road and electricity had reached the villages in the last few years with optical fibre network providing power of data to villages.

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Independence Day: Necessary to make full use of India's potential, says PM Modi

PM Modi speaking from the ramparts of the Red Fort said athletes have made us proud at the Tokyo Olympics.

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PM Modi: August 14 to be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Saturday that August 14 will be…

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Exclusive-Bilateral ties destined to move ahead, says India's envoy to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu

His comments come as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit the US

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After Aukus submarine dispute, India and France pledge to act jointly in Indo-Pacific region

Modi and Macron discussed about cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region as well as the Afghanistan crisis during their telephonic conversation

Read Article

In call, French President Emmanuel Macron, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discuss Indo-Pacific, Afghanistan

In a call, French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed co-operating over the Indo-Pacific. The leaders also discussed various issues, such as Afghanistan.…

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First Modi-Biden meet to focus on Afghanistan, terrorism, bolstering Indo-US ties: Foreign Secretary

Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi will discuss the current regional security situation following developments in Afghanistan with US President Joe Biden.

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President Biden, PM Modi's meeting will strengthen deep ties, says US ahead of UNGA

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting US President Joe Biden on September 24, after calling on  Vice President Kamala Harris on September 23, during his visit to the US for the UN…

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PM Modi all set to visit US this week for Quad; key bilateral meetings on the anvil

The first leg of the direct visit to the US will be Washington that will see three key bilateral events. On Friday, the much-anticipated Quad - India, US, Australia and Japan meeting will be…

Read Article

First in-person Quad leaders' Summit on September 24, says White House  

The first in-person Quad or India, US, Australia and Japan's leaders' summit will take place on September 24 in Washington. The summit marks a major milestone. In the summit, the US President…

Read Article

Indian PM Modi to launch National Intelligence Grid soon to fight terror

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to launch the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) soon. It will provide "cutting-edge technology to enhance counter-terror capabilities". The final "…

Read Article

PM Narendra Modi mourns Akshay Kumar’s mother’s demise, pens emotional note

Akshay Kumar's mother Aruna Bhatia passed away on August 8. 

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After 2+2 dialogue, Australian ministers call on Indian PM Modi

Aussie Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Defence Minister Peter Dutton met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the inaugural India-Australia two-plus-two dialogue. The ministers of the two…

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Indian PM pays respects to Dr S Radhakrishnan, hails teaching fraternity's efforts in COVID-19 times

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to former Indian president S Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary, which is celebrated as Teacher's Day. In an attempt to acknowledge the hard…

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PM Modi likely to visit the US in late September

The tentative schedule explored for the visit was between September 22-27 and the preparations were focused on three segments —Modi's address at the UN General Assembly in New York, participation…

Read Article

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend SCO summit virtually

The SCO summit will take place from September 16 to 17 in Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe and will be in hybrid mode

Read Article

India: PM Modi inaugurates renovated Jallianwala Bagh Memorial

PM Modi said the dedication of the renovated complex in the country's 75th year of independence is a matter of inspiration for all. 'It is the duty of every country to protect its history. Events…

Read Article

G20 special meet on Afghanistan: Italian PM Draghi discusses matter with PM Modi

During the talks, the two leaders also discussed issues such as climate change and in that context, exchanged views on other forthcoming multilateral engagements too, such as COP-26 that will take…

Read Article

PM Modi congratulates Indian players for exemplary performance at World Athletics Under-20

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian players for their exemplary performance in the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi and the junior world wrestling competition…

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India to provide refuge to Afghan Sikhs, Hindus & others looking for help: PM Modi

In the backdrop of the Afghanistan crisis, Indian Prime Minister Narendra…

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Independence Day: Key takeaways from PM Modi's speech

PM Modi during his Independence Day speech said road and electricity had reached the villages in the last few years with optical fibre network providing power of data to villages.

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Independence Day: Necessary to make full use of India's potential, says PM Modi

PM Modi speaking from the ramparts of the Red Fort said athletes have made us proud at the Tokyo Olympics.

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PM Modi: August 14 to be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Saturday that August 14 will be…

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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