Narendra Modi

Modi promises to ease cash crisis in India, announces sops

Indian Premier Narendra Modi on Saturday promised to ease the cash crisis triggered by the government's shock move to discontinue high denomination notes even as he announced incentives for the...

Indian PM Modi lays foundation of controversial statue off Mumbai

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation of a controversial offshore statue near Mumbai of a medieval warrior king that has been opposed by fishermen and...

India pushes digital payments amid currency crackdown, protests

The Indian government announced several measures on Wednesday to promote digital money transfers and ease cash flows in rural areas following its demonetization of high value currency notes as...

Modi seeks support for anti-graft drive, says threat to life

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an impassioned plea on Sunday to Indians to support his government's drive against corruption, saying he would stop at nothing despite threats to his life.

Japan, India ink controversial nuclear pact

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a nuclear cooperation agreement with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday in Tokyo, despite public opposition to the pact in the two countries....

India premier Modi appeals for investment from Japan

Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for Japanese companies to invest in his country's fast-growing economy.

Britain opens trade talks with India as it prepares for Brexit

Britain on Monday launched talks to boost trade with India, the world's fastest growing major economy, as it seeks a new global role following its decision to exit the European Union.

India warns of terror "mother ship" next door, doesn't name Pakistan

The mother ship of terrorism is in India's neighbourhood and has links across the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday, referring to, but not naming, Pakistan.

India and Russia sign defence deals worth billions

India and Russia signed defence and energy deals worth billions of dollars after a meeting of their leaders in the southern Indian state of Goa on Saturday.

Pakistan exporting terrorism, says India's Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed a finger at Pakistan Saturday following a deadly army base attack, saying it was exporting terrorism to the world.

India gives Nepal 750-million-dollar credit line for quake aftermath

India on Friday finalized a 750-million-dollar credit line for Nepal's post-earthquake reconstruction following talks between the South Asian neighbours.

India announces 1-billion-dollar aid package for Afghanistan

India on Wednesday announced a fresh 1-billion-dollar aid pledge towards development and reconstruction efforts in war-ravaged Afghanistan.

India grants Vietnam 500-million-dollar credit line for defence

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered Vietnam a credit line of 500 million dollars to help the country strengthen its military capacity in the wake of growing tensions in the South China...

Modi's Independence Day speech focuses on Kashmir, Balochistan

Tensions between India and Pakistan rose Monday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched on Pakistan's Balochistan province in his Independence Day speech, one day after Pakistani President Mamnoon...

India's Modi adds 19 new ministers to cabinet

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his council of minister on Tuesday, inducting 19 new faces in the second major revamp since his party came to power in May 2014.