Indian police raid Amnesty International offices
The country's federal investigation agency has accused the non-profit group of abusing foreign funding rules. However, Amnesty has called the move a response to the group's criticism of Narendra Modi's government.
Modi claims India toilet milestone, delays pledge to eradicate single-use plastic
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in bullish form on the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's birth, saying open defecation was a thing of the past in India. Experts are not so certain, though.
Long way to go for India to achieve ‘open defecation free’ tag
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday declared the country of 1.3 billion people free of open defecation. But despite huge progress, experts have expressed scepticism about the claim, saying millions still lack access to a toilet, and that because of old habits many of the new facilities are not being used.
PM Modi says India targeting $5 Trillion economy
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi delivers the keynote speech at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum 2019 in New York.
Two Dalit children beaten to death in India for defecating in open
Two children were beaten to death in central India for defecating in the open. The killings underline the violence sometimes unleashed to enforce Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship cleanliness drive.
Xi, Modi, Putin seek to strengthen multilateral world order
The meeting between Indian PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit reinforces the multilateral nature of the world today, say experts.
Modi woos Sri Lanka, Maldives as India fends off Chinese influence
Indian Premier Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka on a brief visit that New Delhi says emphasizes his "neighborhood-first policy." China is also trying to exert its influence in both Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
Modi claims election victory saying `India wins yet again'
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surged to a majority on his own in India’s general election, with his Bharatiya Janata Party establishing a commanding lead in vote counting. "India wins yet again," Modi said in a tweet.
Modi lead signals single-party majority in India’s vote count
The Indian rupee has been strengthening as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lead signals a single party majority in India’s vote count.