Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

Indian PM votes in general election, calls for national security

NEW DELHI: Millions of Indians are voting in the third and largest phase of a staggered general election on Tuesday, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi who cast his ballot in his home state of Gujarat and again underlined the need to combat “terrorism”. In all, 188 million Indians are eligible ...

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India ‘undermined’ Pakistan’s nuclear threat: Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Mini-ster Narendra Modi lost his marbles after he said Sunday that India had called Pakistan’s nuclear “bluff” in recent cross-border air strikes that almost triggered a new war between the rivals. Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have made national security the focus of ...

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India election 2019: Voting begins in world’s largest election

NEW DELHI: Indians have turned out in big numbers to vote in the first phase of mammoth general elections, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second term. The first phase covers an electorate of 142 million voters across 20 states and federal territories, who will decide the fate of ...

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Veena Malik takes a sly dig at Indian Prime Minister

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has been grabbing headlines for making controversial statements over Pakistan and India’s now subdued tensions and this time she has called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘stupid’ in a recent tweet. Veena shared an article of an Indian professor Ashok Swain, in which it was ...

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Give peace a chance: Imran Khan responds to Modi

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday responded to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comments given a day earlier and assured him that he stands by his words that if India provides Pakistan with “actionable intelligence” regarding the February 14 attack in Kashmir’s Pulwama, “we will immediately act”. ...

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India warns Pakistan of ‘strong response’ to Kashmir attack

SRINAGAR: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a “strong response” to a car bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir that killed at least 42 paramilitary personnel, with New Delhi calling for “the complete isolation of Pakistan” for harbouring the armed group behind the devastating attack. “We will give a befitting reply,” Modi ...

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India’s triple talaq bill unlikely to get parliament nod

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government is keen to get parliamentary approval for the triple talaq bill but there is no certainty that it will clear the Rajya Sabha hurdle in the remaining two days of the budget session and the measure may again be implemented through an ordinance. Opposition ...

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China protests visit by India’s Modi to disputed border area

BEIJING: China on Saturday protested the visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a contested region located on the border between the two countries. “The Chinese government has never recognised the so-called ‘Arunachal Pradesh’ and is firmly opposed to the Indian leader’s visit,” ...

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