Report: Gandhi, Modi may face off in India

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Rahul Gandhi, a Congress Party chief, and Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi may face off in the 2014 Indian election, a U.S. congressional report says.

2nd series of bombings hits Gujarat

AHMEDABAD, India, July 26 (UPI) -- Bombs concealed in tea boxes rocked an Indian city Saturday, killing at least 29 people in the second deadly attack in two days.

UPI Energy Watch

Developing nations are searching for their own oil; new oil and gas reserves are found in India; Australian firms are being told, "Use it or lose it."

India: Rebels eyed strike on BJP leaders

NEW DELHI, March 31 (UPI) -- India says suspected Islamist militants arrested last week confessed to planning an attack on two top Hindu nationalist leaders.

LeT planning terror strike against Modi

NEW DELHI, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Indian security agencies say terrorists are planning to assassinate newly re-elected Gujarat State Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

India markets close higher on Modi win

NEW DELHI, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- India's stock markets soared Monday largely on the huge re-election win of Chief Minister Narendra Modi in prosperous and investment-savvy Gujarat state.

Modi wins big in India state poll

NEW DELHI, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Voters in Gujarat state ignored the Indian ruling coalition's effort to paint their chief minister as a Hindu fanatic by re-electing him with a big majority.

Indian officials clash on terrorism causes

NEW DELHI, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi have publicly voiced dissenting views on what leads to terrorism.

The Indo-Pakistan hyphen

MUMBAI, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Although India claims that its economic growth makes the world view it as a coming great power independent of the traditional Indo-Pakistan perspective, that stubborn hyphen retains its relevance.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Court admits petition against Indian state

NEW DELHI, May 3 (UPI) -- Police in India's Gujarat state have two weeks to submit to India's Supreme Court a report on the deaths of a Muslim couple in 2005.

Bodies believed to be massacre victims

PANDARWADA, India, March 21 (UPI) -- The discovery of the remains of 26 people in India's Gujarat state has revived memories of the horror of the 2002 Hindu-Muslim sectarian violence in the state.

BJP will not boycott parliament


Report: Officials ordered Muslims killed

NEW DELHI, April 15 (UPI) -- A police officer in India's Gujarat state says the government there authorized the killing of Muslims during his term as intelligence chief in 2002. R.B. Sreekumar has brought a case against the Gujarat government, saying he was denied a promotion for ref

U.S. again rejects Modi visa

NEW DELHI, March 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. officials turned down an Indian request Monday and reaffirmed its decision to deny a visa to Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Indian politician denied U.S. entry

NEW DELHI, March 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. government has denied entry to the chief minister of Gujarat, India, where many people, mostly Muslims, died in religious riots in 2002.
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Narendra Damodardas Modi (Gujarati: નરેન્દ્ર દામોદરદાસ મોદી, pronounced ; born 17 September 1950) is the current Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat.

Born in a middle class family in Vadnagar, a member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh since childhood, and an active politician since early in life having a masters degree in political science. In 1998, he was chosen by the leader of the BJP, L K Advani to direct the election campaign in Gujarat as well as Himachal Pradesh.

He became Gujarat's Chief Minister in October 2001, promoted to the office at a time when his predecessor Keshubhai Patel had resigned, following the defeat of BJP in the by-elections.

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