PM heads to Seychelles, Mauritius, Sri Lanka; tour begins March 10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave on March 10 on a three-nation visit -- Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka -- the External Affairs Ministry announced on Friday with no mention, however, of the Maldives, which was being considered earlier.

Paes-Hingis present Australian Open winning racquets to PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his gratitude to multiple Grand Slam winners Martina Hingis and Leander Paes for presenting their Australian Open winning racquets to him.

Madhya Pradesh: PM Modi inaugurates two 600 MW power units

The PM, while inaugurating the power plant, expressed concerns that many villages in the state and across India still lack access to electricity, which badly affects the poorer section of the society.

BJP hits back at UP CM for Modi barb

Hitting back at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's potshot on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Wi-Fi services at the Varanasi ghats, the BJP on Thursday said his anti-technology mindset will not take him far in politics.

PM Modi greets Madhya Pradesh CM on birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on his birthday and wished him a long and healthy life.

PM Modi extends Holi greetings to people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of the country on the festival of Holi.

PM Modi's merchandise hits market ahead of Holi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's merchandise of water guns hit the market on Wednesday ahead of Holi festival.

PM Narendra Modi eats lunch at Parliament canteen, pays Rs 29
PM Narendra Modi eats lunch at Parliament canteen, pays Rs 29

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Monday, made a surprise visit to the canteen in Parliament and ate lunch with fellow parliamentarians.

PM Modi offers assistance to avalanche-hit Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani expressing sadness at loss of lives in avalanches in different parts of the country and offering any possible assistance in rescue and relief efforts, a spokesman said Sunday.

Indian teacher in Doha forced to quit over Modi caricature

A woman teacher at a prominent Indian school here was forced to resign after she posted a derogatory caricature of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her Facebook account, a media report said on Thursday.

US Prez Obama welcomes PM Modi's assurance of equal respect to all faiths
US Prez Obama welcomes PM Modi's assurance of equal respect to all faiths

US President Barack Obama has welcomed the recent remarks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he condemned religious based violence and gave an assurance that his government will give equal respect to all religions.

Congress questions PM Modi's tough stance on religious intolerance

Against the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong stand on religious intolerance and RSS' Hindutva agenda, Congress on Thursday asked the BJP leader if he would be able to effectively "rein in his own people".

Congress workers stage protest against PM Modi's gift auction

Congress workers on Thursday staged a protest outside the Science Convention Centre here against the ongoing auction of items gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging it to be an act of "self publicity".

Arrigo Sacchi slammed by Italy govt in racism row
Arrigo Sacchi slammed by Italy govt in racism row

A senior member of the Italian government on Tuesday condemned Arrigo Sacchi`s claim there are too many black players in Italian youth football as a "grave error."

Won't let religious groups incite violence overtly or covertly, PM Modi tells Christians

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tuesday, strongly asserted that his government’s commitment to ensure equal respect to all religions in India.

South Korea finally gets a new prime minister

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye finally got a new prime minister on her third attempt Monday, despite claims by opposition lawmakers that her nominee was morally unfit for the office.

Lord Paul attacks Prime Minister Cameron over corruption in UK

 Lord Swraj Paul, NRI industrialist based here, has sharply attacked Prime Minister David Cameron over corruption in Britain after he figured in an exchange in parliament over Swiss bank accounts of British residents.

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Dayananda Saraswati

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid tributes to Hindu reformer and Arya Samaj founder Dayananda Saraswati on his birth anniversary and said his emphasis on social reforms made him a "personality ahead of his time".

Pak PM to monitor key ministries


Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided to monitor the ministries of Water and Power, Petroleum, Finance and the Planning Commission, following crisis like petrol shortages that has left his government red-faced many times over the past few months.

India should emerge in a leading role globally: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India should position itself in a "leading" role globally rather than just remain a "balancing force".