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Indian PM Narendra Modi Gets Emotional Talking About His Mom

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

As a child, Narendra Modi sold tea with his father at a railway station in Vadnagar, the Indian city of his birth. In his teens, he helped his brother...

Kathleen Miles

America, Don't Repeat Your Iraq Mistake In Afghanistan, Indian Prime Minister Modi Says | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

NEW YORK -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday that the U.S. should not withdraw its troops from Afghanistan as quickly as it did from Ir...

Third Woman In 2 Weeks Reportedly Found Raped And Hanged In India

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.12.2014 | World

Nearly two weeks after two teenage girls were found raped and hanged from a mango tree in northern India, a 44-year-old woman was found hanged from a ...

China, India Are 'Natural Partners,' Envoy Tells Modi

Agence France Presse | Bhuvan Bagga | Posted 08.09.2014 | World

China's top diplomat told India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday that the nuclear-armed neighbours should regard themselves as "natural pa...

Thoughts on India's New Prime Minister Narendra Modi

S. Azmat Hassan | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
S. Azmat Hassan

The fact that a tea-seller's son who sold cups of tea at a railway station has become India's Prime Minister with a thumping majority, is indicative of a sea change in Indian politics.

Modi Promises 'Glorious Future For India' At Inauguration

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

By Sanjeev Miglani and Shyamantha Asokan NEW DELHI, May 26 (Reuters) - Narendra Modi was sworn in as India's prime minister in an elab...

India's Italian Connection

Sunil Sharan | Posted 06.03.2013 | World
Sunil Sharan

Two Italian marines, who fled to Italy evading trial in India, have been forced to return after the intervention of India's paramount leader, Sonia Gandhi. Try as she might, Gandhi cannot shed her Italian connection.

The Diplomat: Why India's Prime Minister Should Resign

The Diplomat | Rajeev Sharma | Posted 10.18.2011 | World

Imagine this scenario. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh puts his government on the line, as he did in July 2008 over the Indo-US nuclear deal. This time...

Indian Premier Vows To Bring Mumbai Bombers To Justice

Posted 09.14.2011 | World

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh vowed on Thursday to bring to justice those behind triple bomb attacks on India's financial ca...

State Dinner Marks Six Decades Of Eating With India

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

By Darlene Superville, AP WASHINGTON -- In the history of U.S.-India relations, there's been plenty of broken bread and even a few crumbled Triscuits...

Manmohan Singh Sworn In For Second Prime Minister Term

Times of India | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday took oath along with 19 Cabinet colleagues to begin his second five-year term at the head of a multi-party gov...

Future In Doubt For India Prime Minister

Los Angeles Times | Henry Chu | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

He was always an unlikely politician, a retiring, donnish economist more comfortable with the solitude of private study than the scrum of Indian publi...