Narendra Modi

  • Donald Trump Feb 26

    While India Seems to Love Trump, the Reality Isn't So Simple

    India, it seems, loves Donald Trump.

  • Trump Feb 24

    Passage to India: Trump Ready for Warm Embrace, Adulation

    President Donald Trump is ready for a king’s welcome in India when he arrives Monday for a packed two-day visit

  • India Feb 23

    Indian Authorities Scramble to Give Trump a Mega Rally

    The city of Ahmedabad is jostling with activity as an army of workers is cleaning roads, planting flowers and hoisting hundreds of billboards featuring President Donald Trump, a day ahead of his maiden two-day visit to India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised him a boisterous public reception.

  • India Feb 22

    At Trump's India Rally, Modi Bets on Bolstering His Image

    A festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad, in India’s northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting there on Monday with President Donald Trump, whom he’s promised millions of adoring fans

  • India Dec 22, 2019

    India's Leader Defends New Law as Protests Against It Go on

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken at a rally for his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party after another day of violent clashes between police and protesters demonstrating against a new citizenship law that excludes Muslims. Twenty-three people have been killed nationwide in the protests since the law was passed in Parliament earlier this month.

  • India Dec 22, 2019

    India Suspends Internet and Phone Services to Quell Protests

    Indian authorities have stepped up phone and mobile internet shutdowns in some parts of the country in an effort to thwart a groundswell of protests over a new citizenship law that excludes Muslims. Student-led protests that have galvanized a large section of the Indian public have been met with communications blocks in areas of New Delhi, in the eastern state…

  • India Dec 17, 2019

    Across India, Opposition Building Against Citizenship Law

    Thousands of university students flooded the streets of India’s capital, while a southern state government led a march and demonstrators held a silent protest in the northeast on Monday against a new law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who entered India illegally to flee religious persecution in neighboring countries. The protests in New Delhi followed a night of violent clashes...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Sep 24, 2019

    ‘Late Night': Hasan Minhaj Barred From Modi Political Rally

    Hasan Minhaj shares his story about being barred from entering a rally for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Texas and his experience speaking in front of Congress about the student loan debt crisis.

  • Donald Trump Sep 23, 2019

    Trump, Modi Show Unity Between World's Largest Democracies

    President Donald Trump joined a Texas welcome party Sunday for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who’s visiting the United States amid trade tensions between the allies.

  • Associated Press Aug 5, 2019

    India Government Revokes Disputed Kashmir's Special Status

    India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops arrived and internet and phone services were cut in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule. Home Minister Amit Shah announced the revocation amid an uproar in India’s Parliament and while Kashmir was under a security lockdown that kept...

  • Congress Jun 16, 2019

    Over 40% of Newly Elected Indian Lawmakers Facing Charges

    India’s recent national election delivered a historic victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party, but also exposed the influence of money, power and questionable morality on the world’s largest democracy. Nearly 43% of the new members of the lower house of Parliament, which convenes Monday for the first time since the election, won despite facing criminal charges. More...

  • Israel May 23, 2019

    India's Ruling Party Claims Win With Assured Lead in Votes

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claimed it had won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday’s vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the pro-business Hindu nationalist leader. Election Commission data by midafternoon showed the Bharatiya Janata Party leading in contests for 299 out of 542 seats in the lower house of...

  • Associated Press May 20, 2019

    India's Marathon Election Ends, Vote Count Begins Thursday

    Voting in India’s mammoth national election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party and its allies. Vote counting begins on Thursday, and the election result will likely be known the same day. The election is...

  • Donald Trump Dec 29, 2018

    Trump and China Loom Over a Tumultuous Year in Asia

    To judge by the stream of extraordinary images on the Korean Peninsula, you might think 2018 marked the beginning of an elusive peace in one of the world’s last vestiges of the Cold War. Just months after a barrage of threats of missile strikes and personal insults had many fearing the worst, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim...

  • Associated Press Oct 5, 2018

    India Signs $5 Billion Deal for Russian Air Defense Systems

    India signed a $5 billion deal to buy five Russian S-400 air defense systems on Friday despite a looming threat of U.S. sanctions on countries that trade with Russia’s defense and intelligence sectors. The deal was signed in New Delhi during a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss nuclear energy,...

  • official Aug 19, 2018

    800,000 Displaced in Flooding in Southern Indian State

    Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started Aug. 8 have triggered floods and landslides and caused homes and bridges to collapse across Kerala, a picturesque state known...

  • OFFICER Apr 14, 2018

    23 Children Die in India When School Bus Plunges Into Gorge

    A school bus plunged off a mountain road Monday into a deep gorge in the Himalayan foothills, killing 23 children, some as young as 4, Indian officials said. Four adults also died, said Sandeep Kumar, a local official. Ten children were hospitalized.

  • Associated Press Mar 19, 2018

    Indian Partners Hawk Dinner Talk With Trump Jr for $39,000

    Want an evening out in India with Donald Trump Jr.? Sorry, even if you have an extra $39,000 it’s probably too late to buy a “conversation and dinner” with the eldest son of the American president. For over a week, full-page newspaper ads promised a Friday night dinner with Trump Jr. to buyers who put down a $39,000 deposit for...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Trump Jr: ‘Nonsense' That Family's Profiting From Presidency

    Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father’s presidency is “nonsense” as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures. The eldest son of President Donald Trump, who is in India to meet the promoters and buyers...

  • Governor Mar 9, 2018

    The World Marks International Women's Day

    Women across the world shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women’s Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul, New Delhi and beyond. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world is at “a pivotal moment for women’s rights,” telling a star-studded event at...

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