India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 12, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today telephoned Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi to congratulate her on the electoral victory, an official said. PM Modi also invited her to India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is set to embark on a three-day visit to London with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to formally open a memorial to Dalit icon, Dr BR Ambedkar there even as opposition parties targeted the government over not being invited for the event.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 25, 2015
In an effort to reach out to the Dalits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invoked BR Ambedkar in the context of his upcoming trip to Britain, saying he was excited about it as he would be visiting the Dalit icon's house there.
Bihar | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
With the sting video of a senior Bihar minister allegedly accepting bribe coming out, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) and Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal for insulting the legacy of anti-corruption leader and socialist icon, Jayaprakash Narayan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 13, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a meeting with Nobel laureate and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in his first interaction with the pro-democracy icon.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a meeting with Nobel laureate and Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in his first interaction with the pro-democracy icon.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 9, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the effort being made by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar to push the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, saying it is a "very strong source of support and encouragement" for the mission.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 5, 2014
Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today swept a road in Mumbai with a broom in hand, days after accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nomination as one of the 'ambassadors' of 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 19, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be among a dozen world leaders who will attend a global festival on September 27 in the sprawling Central Park in New York that will feature music icon Jay Z and many other big stars.
AshishMaggo | Saturday September 6, 2014
Earlier during their India trip, Brett Lee and Adam Gilchrist met cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar at Mumbai's Cricket Club of India along with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Even the Aussie PM was impressed by the respect India show to their cricketers and said it was similar to how Australians love their own stars.
Press Trust of India | Saturday December 14, 2013
According to reports, the offer came from BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who has promised to make the Bengal sports icon the sports minister in the Cabinet if the party comes to power.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 6, 2013
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday hailed South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela as a "true Gandhian" who would continue to inspire future generations after his death.
Purnima Ranawat | Thursday January 31, 2013
Not many know that Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is known for his acting, can also fly airplanes.
Purnima Ranawat | Friday January 25, 2013
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has won the title of India's Prime Icon. He was competing alongside actors Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan (SRK), Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, AR Rahman, and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, among others.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 21, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday led the nation in condoling the death of veteran film-maker Yash Chopra, describing him as an "icon of Indian cinema" who entertained generations.
India News | NDTV.com | Sunday September 9, 2012
In a condolence message to Amul founder Verghese Kurien's wife, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described him as an icon of India's cooperative movement and the dairy industry.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 23, 2012
Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday condoled the death of freedom fighter Captain Lakshmi Sahgal, saying that the nation has lost an icon of selfless service.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 13, 2012
British Prime Minister David Cameron, who considered a bat signed by Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar as one of his 'most valuable possessions', has donated it to raise money for a cricket stadium in Rwanda.