The Sri Lankan President was seen disembarking from his car at the entrance of Buckingham Palace to join the other heads of government for the CHOGM launch hosted by Queen Elizabeth II when the BBC host said Modi, "the Prime Minister of India since May 2014 arriving at Buckingham Palace".
In separate letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan, Singh said the cash credit limit (CCL) gap cannot be solely attributed to the state of Punjab.
The closed-door meetings comprise the informal segment of CHOGM, where the leaders meet without any pre-set agenda and without the presence of their close aides.
"What has happened (in India) is just revolting. I would hope that the Indian authorities, starting with Prime Minister Modi pay more attention because it is needed for the women of India," Lagarde said.
Congress senior spokesperson Anand Sharma said the prime minister's "boastful" claims on surgical strike neutralising cross-border terror is "embarrassing" as India continues to be exposed to multiple terrorist strikes from across the border, losing brace officers and soldiers.
Speaking at the 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath' programme in London yesterday, Modi had said India waited to inform Pakistan about the operation before disclosing it to the media and the people.
The British government yesterday announced a new India-UK trade partnership after Prime Minister Modi held talks with his British counterpart Theresa May.
Catch live updates as PM Modi embarks on a 4-day tour of the UK, where he will meet the Queen and his British counterpart.
Modi, who arrived here yesterday on a four-day UK visit, met the British Queen ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
The UK's Department for International Trade (DIT) said a range of new Indian investments worth more than 1 billion pounds will create or safeguard 5,750 British jobs for the economy as part of the new partnership, which builds on the recommendations of the Joint Trade Review (JTR) between the two countries which concluded earlier this year.
Holding placards reading "Modi go home" and "we stand against Modi's agenda of hate and greed," they gathered outside Downing Street and parliament as Modi arrived for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May.
Modi, during a bilateral meeting with Norwegian Premier Erna Solbergen here, underlined the Indian openness to foreign investment and also invited Norwegian companies to invest in India, a Norwegian government statement said.
UP BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi today told PTI, "The Congress president cannot speak for 15 minutes without consulting a slip. In any public event or even in the Parliament, Rahul Gandhi has been unable to speak at length for 15 minutes... And, in this case, challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi is laughable."
"Prime Minister Modi said there would be no dilution in the importance of the UK to India post-Brexit," she said. "He said the City of London was of great importance to India for accessing the global markets and would remain so."
Modi, who arrived at 10 Downing Street for a breakfast meeting, was greeted with the customary handshake by his British counterpart. "Very welcome to London, Prime Minister," May said as she greeted Modi.
The two leaders will hold talks over a breakfast meeting on a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including cross-border terrorism, visas and immigration.
Prime Minister Modi met Danish Premier Lars Lokke Rasmussen and held talks on renewing and enhancing cooperation. The two leaders expressed their mutual desire to take the relationship forward, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.
Modi, who held talks with his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven earlier in the day, was welcomed by children in traditional Indian costume on his arrival at the Stockholm City Hall here to attend the Roundtable Meeting with Swedish CEOs.
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Modi and Lofven undertook the walk from Sogerska to Rosenbad and were seen actively engaging in talks.
As it looks to finalise a single-page return form for businesses under GST, the panel today met about 40 industry representatives and 15 tax tax experts to discuss simplification of return filing process.
Narendra Modi, who is the first Indian Prime Minister in 30 years to have visited Sweden, announced that both countries have agreed on an innovation partnership and Joint Action Plan as part of bilateral relations
Modi has his "magic" and the people of the country stand by him, Singh said, stressing that the BJP would do even better in the next general elections than it did in 2014 because of the NDA government's policies.
In a letter to Modi, DMK working president M K Stalin also sought an appointment with him, saying he and the leaders of other opposition parties wanted to apprise him of the Tamil Nadu natives' sentiments over the issue and seek his immediate intervention in it.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to inclusive growth had ensured welfare of the poor, the youth, farmers, minorities and women, a BJP statement quoted the minority affairs minister as saying.