Narendra Modi and Vladimir Putin held wide-ranging talks on issues of mutual interests.
After an eventful visit in Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for France. He and Russian President Vladimir Putin held wide-ranging talks on bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interests, including ways to boost energy and trade ties. India and Russia have not only strengthened flagging trade ties but also decided to "upgrade and intensify" cooperation in the defence sector by building key military hardware together. Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the Russian industry leaders to "explore the opportunities in India". Trade with Russia stands at $7.8 billion - down from $10 billion in 2014. The two nations are hoping to raise it to $ 30 billion over the next five years. In St Petersburg, PM Modi attended the 18th India-Russia annual Summit and St Petersburg International Economic Forum, as Vladimir Putin sought to burnish a fragile recovery at the Kremlin's economic showcase despite tensions with the West.
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Paris.
PM Narendra Modi leaves for Paris and bids farewell to Russia after an "eventful visit".
During his address, the Prime Minister also mentioned how India faced 'cross-border terrorism' without mentioning Pakistan.
PM Modi signs off extending a warm invitation to the world to invest in India
Environment has always been a priority for us, long before the Paris agreement came into force, said PM Modi.
"Sky is the limit," believes PM speaking on opportunities available in India
Railway infrastructure is vital in India: PM Modi in Russia
PM details his government's plan for young men and women of the country
Amid huge applause, PM Modi mentions India's successful attempt in Mars Mission
Many countries in the world tried to reach Mars, made several attempts, but India is the only country that succeeded in the first attempt.
India among top FDI destinations in the world: PM
India showed significant improvement in "ease of doing business" says PM Modi at International Economic Forum
-We want to ensure fruits of Digital India reaches even its poorest citizens.
-My government is less than 1100 days old but we have scrapped 1200 old laws.
-We have made 7000 reforms in just the federal government.
-All credit ratings agencies admit today India is a bright spot in the global economy.
PM Modi praises India's diversity, GST finds mentions in his address
- Due to diversity(in India), there have been scores of laws across the states.
- I can say with happiness today that for long we were trying to bring GST.
- We have been able to bring that law and it will be applicable from July 1.
- And it will unify India's tax regime which will help foreign investors.
India is progressing rapidly today: PM Modi
-When bureaucracy is vibrant and in tune with the decision-making bodies, only then it can take the right steps.
-When there is public participation, only then there can be transformation. India is progressing rapidly today.
PM highlights world's renewed interest in India
-The eyes of the world are on Asia and there is renewed interest in India
-In the last three years there have been substantial reforms, guided by the principle of 'Minimum Government, Maximum Governance'
-Political will, political stability and clear vision set the tone for transformative reforms
India-Russia ties have grown stronger over time: PM Modi
PM Modi addresses St Petersburg International Economic Forum
At a time when we mark 70 years of strong ties with Russia, I am happy to be here among you, said the Prime Minister.
"India is a major production hub. We would like to expand our production capacity to 16-17 percent of our GDP and we would like to develop production in India. Russian companies can participate in all our initiatives and cooperate with Indian companies. I would like to invite them to do so. I assure them that we will provide all the assistance required." - PM Narendra Modi at a meeting with Russian and Indian business community representatives.
PM Narendra Modi met with Russian and Indian business community representatives in Russia and said, "Indian companies' interest in Russia continues to grow, and Russia has been and remains attractive to them."
India and Russia firm up ties- literally
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a jolly good picture showing him strolling hand-in-hand with Russian President Putin during what he calls "another wonderful interaction" at St Petersburg.
India appreciates Russia's unconditional support in battling cross-border terrorism, said PM Modi
The 'Bridge to Innovation' program between the 2 nations will aid development of emerging scientists, start-ups and young entrepreneurs, said PM Modi
We invite the private sector in Russia and India to play an active role to boost economic relations between our nations, added Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
PM Modi speaks on India-Russia ties
-India and Russia cooperation has grown extensively. President Putin and I reviewed the full range of our ties and how to deepen them: PM
-St Petersburg declaration will not only improve our ties but also will be a benchmark of global stability
India and Russia mark 70 years of very strong ties in a wide range of areas: PM Modi in joint statement with Russian President Vladimir Putin
Important to sit between business leaders from India and Russia: PM Modi
- It is very important to me to sit between business leaders from India and Russia
- This tradition solves many issues, creates understanding
PM Modi and Russian President Putin address a business forum in St Petersburg
There is no other country in the world that Russia has "deep cooperation" in delicate areas such as missiles: Vladimir Putin to news agency PTI.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin begin restricted meeting ahead of delegation- level summit: news agency PTI
PM Modi at St Petersburg Cemetary
PM pays homage to the Russian soldiers who died in the Leningrad siege of World War II.
PM Narendra Modi meets people outside the hotel in Saint Petersburg