Narendra Modi's one year as PM: Looking Back

May 05, 2015, 14:22 PM IST
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Narendra Damodardas Modi sworn in as India's 15th prime minister at a historic ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on May 26.

Narendra Damodardas Modi sworn in as India's 15th prime minister at a historic ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on May 26.

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Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort to celebrate Independence Day in New Delhi, India.

Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort to celebrate Independence Day in New Delhi, India.

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PM Modi waves as he leaves after addressing the nation from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort to celebrate Independence Day.

PM Modi waves as he leaves after addressing the nation from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort to celebrate Independence Day.

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PM meets Pak Premier Nawaz Sharif and all other SAARC leaders the day after being sworn to office.

PM meets Pak Premier Nawaz Sharif and all other SAARC leaders the day after being sworn to office.

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PM Modi on his first foreign trip to Bhutan.

PM Modi on his first foreign trip to Bhutan.

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PM meets actor Aamir Khan and assures him to look into the problems highlighted in latter's TV show - Satyamev Jayate.

PM meets actor Aamir Khan and assures him to look into the problems highlighted in latter's TV show - Satyamev Jayate.

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Modi greets the son of PMO staffer, Rajesh Kumar with sweets after he cleared the civil services examination.

Modi greets the son of PMO staffer, Rajesh Kumar with sweets after he cleared the civil services examination.

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Modi watches the successful launch of ISRO's five foreign satellites from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Modi watches the successful launch of ISRO's five foreign satellites from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

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Modi meets Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and tells her that Facebook can be used as a platform for governance and better interaction between the people.

Modi meets Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and tells her that Facebook can be used as a platform for governance and better interaction between the people.

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Modi meets Kerry, US Secretary of State, and Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce. Is invited to US by President Barack Obama in September.

Modi meets Kerry, US Secretary of State, and Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce. Is invited to US by President Barack Obama in September.

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Modi offers special prayers at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu on the last Shravan Monday.

Modi offers special prayers at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu on the last Shravan Monday.

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Modi meets US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel and talks about deteriorating situation in Iraq.

Modi meets US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel and talks about deteriorating situation in Iraq.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the heads of state of the other four BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa. They signed a 72-point Fortaleza Declaration that announced the New Development Bank with an initial authorised capital of $100 billion and a subscribed capital of $50 billion, and a $100 billion contingency reserve arrangement (CRA)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the heads of state of the other four BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa. They signed a 72-point Fortaleza Declaration that announced the New Development Bank with an initial authorised capital of $100 billion and a subscribed capital of $50 billion, and a $100 billion contingency reserve arrangement (CRA)

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Modi visited Kargil and accused Pakistan of waging a proxy, terrorist war because it was too weak to fight a conventional one.

Modi visited Kargil and accused Pakistan of waging a proxy, terrorist war because it was too weak to fight a conventional one.

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Narendra Modi officially launches a campaign aimed at opening millions of accounts for poor Indians, saying it would give the poor

Narendra Modi officially launches a campaign aimed at opening millions of accounts for poor Indians, saying it would give the poor "renewed strength to fight poverty."

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PM Modi inducts the largest indigenously built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai.

PM Modi inducts the largest indigenously built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai.

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PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI GESTURES WHILE ADDRESSING THE AUDIENCE DURING A RECEPTION ORGANISED IN HIS HONOUR BY THE INDIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN IN NEW YORK.

PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI GESTURES WHILE ADDRESSING THE AUDIENCE DURING A RECEPTION ORGANISED IN HIS HONOUR BY THE INDIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN IN NEW YORK.

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PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI SHAKES HANDS WITH PEPSICOS INDIAN AMERICAN CHAIRMAN AND CEO INDRA NOOYI AFTER A BREAKFAST MEETING IN NEW YORK, US.

PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI SHAKES HANDS WITH PEPSICOS INDIAN AMERICAN CHAIRMAN AND CEO INDRA NOOYI AFTER A BREAKFAST MEETING IN NEW YORK, US.

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ESCORTS INDIAN PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI AT THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL IN WASHINGTON

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA ESCORTS INDIAN PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI AT THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL IN WASHINGTON

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AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER TONY ABBOTT GREETS INDIAN PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI AT THE G20 IN BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA.

AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER TONY ABBOTT GREETS INDIAN PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI AT THE G20 IN BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA.

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PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI SIGNS VISITORS BOOK DURING A VISIT TO AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL.

PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI SIGNS VISITORS BOOK DURING A VISIT TO AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL.

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PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI AND HIS AUSTRALIAN COUNTERPART TONY ABBOTT WITH LEGENDARY CRICKETERS OF BOTH COUNTRIES DURING A FUNCTION AT MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND IN MELBOURNE.

PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI AND HIS AUSTRALIAN COUNTERPART TONY ABBOTT WITH LEGENDARY CRICKETERS OF BOTH COUNTRIES DURING A FUNCTION AT MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND IN MELBOURNE.

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A LOCAL GIRL MAKES A SELFIE WITH PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI AFTER A TRADITIONAL WELCOME CEREMONY AT ALBERT SQUARE IN FIJI.

A LOCAL GIRL MAKES A SELFIE WITH PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI AFTER A TRADITIONAL WELCOME CEREMONY AT ALBERT SQUARE IN FIJI.

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US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wave to the crowd at the end of India’s annual Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wave to the crowd at the end of India’s annual Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee wave to the crowd at the end of India’s annual Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee wave to the crowd at the end of India’s annual Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande shake hands before a meeting in Paris.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande shake hands before a meeting in Paris.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a selfie with Indian employees during a visit to the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a selfie with Indian employees during a visit to the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi kneels in reverence during his visit to Gurudwara Khalsa Diwan as his Canadian counterpart looks on in Vancouver.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi kneels in reverence during his visit to Gurudwara Khalsa Diwan as his Canadian counterpart looks on in Vancouver.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the crowd during an event in Toronto.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the crowd during an event in Toronto.

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