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Boosting relations, India to buy military equipment worth $3 billion

India would buy $3 billion worth of military equipment from the United States, including attack helicopters, as the two countries deepen defence and commercial ties in an attempt to balance the weight of China in the region. India and the United States were also making progress on a big trade deal, Trump said. Negotiators from […]

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In Pictures: Trumps India Tour

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived this afternoon for a 36-hour visit to India. After visiting Mahatma Gandhi’s ashram in Ahmedabad, the Trumps attended the ‘Namaste Trump’ rally at a mega cricket stadium. PM Modi and President Trump addressed the crowds, after which the Trumps flew to Agra to see the […]

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Trumps visits Mahatma Gandhi’s ashram, Taj Mahal and addresses huge crowd

US President Donald Trump has addressed a huge rally at a mega cricket stadium on his maiden official visit to India that is big on photo opportunities but likely short on substance. Trade tensions have grown between the United States and India, the world’s fifth-biggest economy, as Trump’s “America First” drive collides with Prime Minister […]

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Trumps Tour India: Dramatic Public Display

United States President Donald Trump will make his first official trip to India today. His two-day visit to Ahmedabad, Agra and New Delhi comes months before the American election in November. Shortly before his departure from Washington, DC, on Sunday night, President Trump said: “We will be with millions and millions. I get along very […]

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Indian Railways has a dedicated seat for Lord Shiva now

In a first, the Indian Railways has converted seat number 64 of coach B5 in the Kashi-Mahakal Express, that connects three Jyotirlingas in two states into a mini-temple for devotees of Lord Shiva. The Kashi Mahakal Express connects Omkareshwar (near Indore), Mahakaleshwar (Ujjain) and Kashi Vishwanath (Varanasi) Jyotirlingas. The train was flagged off by Prime […]

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India World

India could sign $2.6 billion naval helicopter deal during Trump visit

India is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from US defence firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a visit by US President Donald Trump this month, defence and industry sources said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is trying to pull out all the stops for President Trump’s trip in […]

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US President to visit India from February 24

US President Donald Trump will embark on a two-day visit to India from February 24 during which he will travel to New Delhi and Ahmedabad to further strengthen the strategic bilateral partnership and highlight the strong and enduring bonds between the American and Indian people, the White House announced on Tuesday. President Trump will be […]

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US billionaire George Soros slams Indian PM Narendra Modi

US billionaire philanthropist George Soros has slammed the Modi government while addressing an event at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and said nationalism is making headway and the “biggest setback” was seen in India. “Nationalism, far from being reversed, made further headway. The biggest and most frightening setback occurred in India where […]

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Urvashi Rautela massively trolled for copying PM Modi’s tweet

Actor Urvashi Rautela is under the spotlight yet again, but this time for copy pasting PM Narendra Modi’s tweet. Urvashi recently took to Twitter to wish a speedy recovery for Shabana Azmi, who was hospitalized yesterday after meeting with an accident. But her tweet was an exact copy of PM Modi’s message for Shaban Azmi, […]

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‘Trump is not serious, can’t count on him’: Modi said after meeting Trump, new book claims

Donald Trump once left Prime Minister Narendra Modi flabbergasted after he told him that India and China didn’t share a border, revealing the US President’s “woefully” poor knowledge of geography, according to a new book authored by two Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalists. The 417-page book, ”A Very Stable Genius”, written by Philip Rucker and Carol […]

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Modi govt organises dinner with actors to hoard support for “discriminatory” citizenship law

Union Minister Piyush Goyal and BJP vice president Jay Panda have invited a number of Bollywood stars to a closed-door event at a five-star hotel in Mumbai to discuss “myths and realities” linked to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, or CAA. “The agenda of the meeting will be to facilitate a discussion on myths and realities […]

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Modi’s state lawmaker threatens India’s minorities

Karnataka BJP MLA, Somashekar Reddy, threatened anti-CAA protesters and minorities in India in highly inflammatory remarks at a gathering in Bellary, where he asked demonstrators to consider what will happen if people of the majority community come out on streets against them. “We are 80 percent (Hindus) and you are just 17 percent (Muslims). Imagine […]