During his visit to Assam earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had assured that the Centre won’t delay implementation of the committee’s recommendations.
Donald Trump has told reporters Vermont senator Bernie Sanders is the 2020 rival he fears the most during his tour of India, which began with the president receiving a bear hug from Narendra Modi and a lavish welcome from the locals.
Narendra Modi, hosting the US president, leads the crowd in chants of 'namaste Trump' and 'long live India-US friendship'
Ahead of huge 'Namaste Trump' rally in the new 110,000-capacity stadium, president and host Narendra Modi to tour roads aggressively cleared of stray cows, homeless people and slum views. Adam Withnall reports from Ahmedabad
Narendra Modi's home state spending 1.5% of annual budget on three-hour Trump visit, including 'beautification' projects
On a two-day visit to India, the US president addressed more than 100,000 people at a massive public rally in Gujarat.
During his speech in Narendra Modi's home state, Donald Trump said the US and India would shortly announce an 'incredible' trade deal, but repeated the line that the Indian PM was a 'very tough negotiator'. He praised his achievements with the Indian economy and lifting people out of poverty, while Modi said the two countries had a 'far greater and closer relationship than ever before'. Continue reading...
Last Week Tonight examines Trump’s praise for Modi, whose government is prepared to strip citizenship from millions
Given Donald Trump’s first visit to India this week, in which he praised the prime minister, Narendra Modi, as “the father of India”, John Oliver dug into Modi’s increasingly controversial reputation and widespread protests against his government’s citizenship measures. “Calling Modi the father of India is completely inappropriate for multiple reasons,” Oliver said on Last Week Tonight, “not the least of which is that there is a certain Gandhi who already holds that exact fucking title.”
Still, Modi is popular; he handily won re-election last year, has a loyal following and appeared on Man vs Wild with Bear Grylls. “But while Modi may have charmed Grylls, the world and our current president, within India, he’s an increasingly controversial figure,” said Oliver, as his government has escalated campaigns of persecution against religious minorities, leading to abundant protests. Continue reading...
The US leader sang the praises of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally attended by more than 100,000 in India. He arrived amid continued protests in the capital, and rose eyebrows trying to say a cricketer's name.
If there is one foreign leader who has the inside track for organising the kind of over-the-top, boisterous public reception Donald Trump revels in, it has to be Narendra Modi – the Indian prime minister who in many ways is a kindred spirit to the showman US president.Modi’s government is pulling out all the stops, at an expense of some US$14 million, ahead of the maiden two-day trip by the US president and First Lady Melania Trump that begins in Ahmedabad on Monday. The first day of Trump’s…
After a day of pomp and grandeur, which saw US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanging an embrace and praising each other at a stadium with some 125,000 fans, issues of geopolitics are expected to be high on the agenda when both meet on Tuesday morning.Ajit Pai, the US Federal Communications commission chief who is accompanying Trump, has made it clear he will be discussing the issue of 5G infrastructure and, potentially, the role of the Chinese telecom giant…
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered President Donald Trump the largest rally of his American political career at a cricket stadium in Ahmedabad. The two leaders, ideologically aligned, hope for political boosts from the rally.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted out a friendly message to Donald Trump, just minutes before the US president landed in India.
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Trump began a two-day visit to India with a massive stadium rally, reveling in praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the spectacle he created as a sign of a strengthening relationship between the two countries.
US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he discussed the issue of religious freedom with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his comprehensive talks and that the Indian leader wants people to have this freedom.
The president stressed the strength of his relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in meetings long on symbolism and short on concrete agreements.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have enticed Mr. Trump to fly 8,000 miles with the promise of a two-day spectacle. But serious issues remain.