India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term

2019-06-01 12:05

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named his new cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous re-election.

What does Modi's return to power mean for India's Muslims?

2019-05-28 17:25

Days after returning to power with a resounding mandate, India's prime minister Narendra Modi has struck a conciliatory tone by saying his party needed to win the trust of Muslims - the country's largest minority.

Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory

2019-05-21 05:25

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu nationalist leader.

The no-hopers, dead or alive, in India's election

2019-04-12 10:18

Jubilant about his impending defeat, Fakkad Baba is one of a colourful host of no-hoper candidates in India's mega-election to throw their hat in the ring every time.

India's ruling party releases manifesto days before election

2019-04-08 18:20

India's ruling party released its election manifesto three days before the start of a multi-phase general election in the world's largest democracy.

Ramaphosa's first state visit to India: Denel deal in sight after lifting blacklist over corruption claims

2019-01-25 06:46

President Cyril Ramaphosa will be hosted by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his first official state visit to the country on Friday.

India to send manned mission to space by 2022 - Modi

2018-08-15 11:28

India will send a manned mission into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday in a speech to the nation.

Behind the scenes diplomatic wrangling with Putin and Modi threatens to derail Brics summit

2018-07-26 15:48

Behind-the-scenes diplomatic wrangling and last-minute programming issues has threatened to derail the three-day Brics summit, currently under way in Johannesburg.

PICS: In Uganda, Modi says Africa is a top priority for India

2018-07-25 17:56

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to "intensify and deepen" the Asian country's engagement with Africa, saying his government will do more to support African governments.

NPA declines to arrest and prosecute Indian prime minister

2018-07-20 16:02

The National Prosecuting Authority has declined a request from the Muslim Lawyers Association to arrest and prosecute Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visits South Africa for the Brics summit.


Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes

2019-05-29 11:30

While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one he kept relatively quiet about: Modicare.

India set to count votes after marathon general elections

2019-05-23 05:09

India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office.

Voting begins in 3rd phase of India's national elections

2019-04-23 14:38

Indians are voting in the third phase of the general elections with campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party and the opposition marred by bitter accusations and acrimony.

India votes in 1st phase of long polls seen as test for Modi

2019-04-11 10:17

Polls have opened in the first phase of India's general elections in which 900 million people are eligible to vote in the world's largest democratic exercise.

WATCH: India shoots down satellite, joining space 'super league', says Modi

2019-03-27 17:15

India has become the fourth country after the United States, Russia and China to have carried out the feat.

India rebuffs Trump 'Afghan library' swipe

2019-01-04 06:20

India rejected US President Donald Trump's comments mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, saying that New Delhi has provided $3 billion in development assistance to the war-torn country.

Indian lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticise premier

2018-08-11 13:48

An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm.

OVERVIEW: Vladimir Putin says Mandela's legacy reflected in Brics

2018-07-26 11:09

President Cyril Ramaphosa and his counterparts from Brazil, Russia, India and China each gave a short address after a closed session meeting on the second day of the 2018 Brics Summit in Johannesburg.

India's Modi arrives in Uganda in trip focusing on trade

2018-07-25 10:13

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Uganda, the second stop in his tour of Africa ahead of this week's summit of the BRICS emerging economies.

Modi, Macron sign key security deal with an eye on China

2018-03-10 22:54

French President Emmanuel Macron says defence ties with India had reached a new high after the two nations signed a key security accord for the Indian Ocean to counter China's growing influence in the region.

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