On his visit to England, Prime Minister Narendra’s Modi’s praise of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, came as a surprise. In much the same way it did when, at the historic India-Africa Forum Summit in New Delhi, Mr. Modi failed to make any reference to Nehru, who has been described as the architect of India-Africa relations.
Outside the Hindu temple in Neasden, north-west London — the biggest outside India when it was built in 1995 — there is a palpable sense of excitement. Marquees are being erected, the overspill car park is filling and broadcast vans are idling.
The Prime Minister’s NRI outreach through massive arena functions is his leitmotif. The journey from New York City’s Madison Square Gardens to London’s Wembley Stadium shows the varied effects of engaging a more politically involved diaspora It is 2 a.m. on the night before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address at Wembley Stadium, 30-year-old Mayuri Parmar has no expectation of getting any sleep.
British Prime Minister David Cameron introduced his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the packed Wembley stadium on Friday. Speaking before 70,000-strong crowd, Cameron chose to repeat Modi's 2014 poll slogan "Acche din anewalein hain", and added, "acche din zaroor aayega."
Britain and India welcomed more than £9 billion in commercial deals during PM Narendra Modi's three-day visit to UK. Modi got a warm welcome from British PM David Cameron, their parleys continuing on Friday, after which PM Modi had lunch with the Queen before his address to an expected 60,000-strong crowd at Wembley.
Wiry shrubs and clumps of brown-green fill the semi-arid landscape of Kutch in western India. Many of these patches have, over the years, made way for "more productive" agricultural land. This greening of "wasteland" is, however, degrading a precious and largely ignored ecosystem -- the grasslands. And, as a result,