All stories by G Sudhakar Nair
Jaswant Singh, an upright politician and Vajpayee's HanumanRediff.com27 Sep 2020
During Vajpayee's tenure, he was there as an indispensable insider, witness to every action that had an impact on history: Pokhran-II (nuclear tests in 1998), the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan, the Indo-Pak Agra Summit in 2001, intense engagement with the United States on nuclear issues besides the Kandahar hijack.
Use tech as a means to development, not destruction: PM in DubaiRediff.com11 Feb 2018
Modi highlighted the importance of assimilating technology with governance to ensure equitable growth and prosperity for all.
Lanka has potential to be India's strongest economic partner: ModiRediff.com13 Mar 2015
There were concerns in Sri Lanka about the huge trade imbalance.
Your success is of great significance to us: Modi in Lanka ParliamentRediff.com13 Mar 2015
Modi strongly pitched for enhanced cooperation in key areas of maritime security and counter-terrorism.
India to help Lanka develop regional petro hub; IOC signs pactRediff.com13 Mar 2015
Modi said that the ocean economy held 'enormous promise'.
India offers $500 million credit to MauritiusRediff.com12 Mar 2015
Modi said the two countries should resume their discussions on Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.
Modi announces visa-on-arrival for Pacific Island nationsRediff.com19 Nov 2014
The Prime Minister said India was ready to support the setting up of a Trade Office in New Delhi to promote trade between India and Pacific Island countries.
After Australia, PM Modi's next stop: FijiRediff.com19 Nov 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Suva in Fiji in Fiji on Tuesday night for a day-long visit, the first by an Indian premier to the country in 33 years, during which he will hold bilateral talks with his counterpart Frank Bainimarama.
Modi's sixer at MCG: Speaking here is like scoring a centuryRediff.com18 Nov 2014
Cricket diplomacy was in abundance at a rare reception given to Narendra Modi at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground with the prime minister saying a "new journey" in India-Australia relationship has begun.
Modi visits war memorial in Canberra, presents Man Singh Trophy to AbbottRediff.com18 Nov 2014
G20 plans major investment initiatives in countries like IndiaRediff.com17 Nov 2014
The G20 has cited India among other countries for launch of major investment initiatives and for having a sustainable growth.
India's business policies transparent and predictable: ModiRediff.com17 Nov 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India has made its policies transparent and predictable and clearly defined the procedures for businesses.
Not a person, but an era was born on October 2: Modi in BrisbaneRediff.com16 Nov 2014
Exhorting the world to heed Mahatma Gandhi's advice to tackle terrorism and global warming, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Mahatma's teachings of non-violence and love are as relevant in our times as it was during his lifetime.
Reform process must be insulated from political pressures: PMRediff.com15 Nov 2014
The prime minister also made it clear that reform has to be driven by the people and that it cannot be undertaken by stealth
Indo-US deal could lead to global trade deal in 2 weeks: WTORediff.com14 Nov 2014
A day after a breakthrough deal between India and the US on food security related issues, the WTO on Friday said there was a "high probability" of reaching an agreement within two weeks on the stalled Bali package to facilitate easier global trade flows.
G20 biz leaders demand bold reform agenda for global growthRediff.com14 Nov 2014
Echoing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's views that improving the health of financial markets alone cannot fuel growth, G20 business leaders on Friday said vigorous efforts should be made to go beyond fiscal and monetary policy to kickstart world economy and create jobs.
It's bright and sunny, tweets PM Modi as he arrives in BrisbaneRediff.com14 Nov 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in Australia on the second leg of his three-nation tour during which he will attend the annual G20 summit and hold bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott.
Not just 'Look East', Modi wants to 'Act East'Rediff.com13 Nov 2014
Modi said the initiatives taken by the East Asia Summit in disaster preparedness and response are truly commendable.
Keen to have you visit, Chinese PM tells Modi in MyanmarRediff.com13 Nov 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday had his first meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who said that China is looking forward to the Indian leader's maiden visit to Beijing.
Modi keen to take lessons from Malaysia on reformsRediff.com13 Nov 2014
As part of his endeavour to constantly evaluate the performance of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking a cue from the Malaysian model, calling it an "excellent example".