G20 Summit: News

25 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi, El-Sisi discuss trade, defense ties amid global concerns 

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday amid the changing global dynamics following the Russia-Ukraine war and COVID-19 pandemic, ANI reported.

09 Dec 2022

White House

India won't be an ally, but another great power: US

According to a top White House official on Friday (Thursday local time), India will not be the United States' (US) ally, but another great power.

17 Nov 2022

Dharmendra Pradhan

Education is a priority area of G20: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan chaired a meeting on Wednesday ahead of the preparations for the G20 summit scheduled to take place next year in India.

16 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Will focus on 'data for development' during G20 presidency: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that digital transformation should not be limited to a few, but rather benefit the whole world.

15 Nov 2022


Return to path of peace in Ukraine: Modi at G20

As the 17th G20 Summit kicked off in Bali, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a ceasefire in the Ukraine war, saying that the world must find a way to return to peace.

14 Nov 2022


G20 Summit: PM Modi's packed 45-hour schedule in Indonesia

PM Narendra Modi will arrive in Indonesia on Monday for the 17th G20 Summit in Bali, where he has 20 engagements apart from bilateral meetings with 10 world leaders.

09 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

BJP, Congress exchange barbs over G20 logo having 'lotus'

India is all set to host the G20 leaders' summit on September 9 and 10 next year in New Delhi under its presidency, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) confirmed in September.

16 Oct 2022

Nirmala Sitharaman

ED completely independent, not used as political tool: Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Saturday that the Enforcement Directorate (ED), India's main government investigation agency, is "completely independent" in its approach and work.

13 Sep 2022


India to assume G20 Presidency, host summit in September 2023

India is all set to assume the Presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022, succeeding Indonesia, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a press release on Tuesday.

07 Aug 2022


PM to chair NITI Aayog meet today; KCR to boycott

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the NITI Aayog's (National Institution for Transforming India) seventh Governing Council meeting on Sunday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

10 Jul 2022


Ukraine sacks its envoys to India, Germany, three other countries

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy fired Kyiv's ambassadors to India, Germany, Norway, the Czech Republic, and Hungary on Saturday.

17 May 2022


Global wheat prices surge by 6% after India's export ban

When global markets opened Monday, international wheat prices were up nearly 6% per bushel (or 27.21 kg) compared to Saturday after India's wheat export ban.

31 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi at G20 Summit: All you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently on a two-day visit to Rome to attend the G20 Summit, which aims to discuss the issues of climate change, COVID-19, and economic recovery.

30 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

PM invites Pope Francis to India during meet in Vatican

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Pope Francis in Vatican City and invited him to visit India.

25 Oct 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to attend G20, COP26. What's on agenda?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Rome and Glasgow to attend the G20 Summit and the World Leaders' Summit of the COP26.

23 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

India will host G20 Summit in 2023

On Sunday, G20 leaders announced that India will host the prestigious summit in 2023, a year later than what was decided earlier.

20 Apr 2020


China slams India's new 'discriminatory' FDI policy; seeks revision

China on Monday said that India's new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy is violative of international norms of free and fair trade.

Struggling economy gets RBI's boost, big announcement for banks

With the economy stung drastically by the coronavirus pandemic, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das addressed media for the second time in a month to announce key measures.

27 Mar 2020

Donald Trump

US tops world in coronavirus cases, surpasses epicenter China

The fears of experts that the United States might become the next hotspot of COVID-19, a disease caused by a novel coronavirus, turned true on Thursday as the country now has the most number of infections, surpassing the epicenter China and European nation Italy, where the most number of people have died of the pandemic.

26 Mar 2020


G20 summit on #Coronavirus: India to have coordinated, forward-looking approach

An extraordinary virtual G20 leaders' summit will be convened on Thursday to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and global plans to deal with public health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis.

25 Mar 2020


Coronavirus positive cases top 400,000 worldwide, pandemic is accelerating

In just three days, the number of coronavirus cases, worldwide, went from 300,000 to over 400,000, giving yet another proof of how contagious the disease is.

28 Aug 2019

Emmanuel Macron

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to accept international aid to deal with the devastating fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest for weeks.

Kashmir remark: Trump's adviser says he doesn't 'make things up'

US President Donald Trump, who made a stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him for mediation to resolve Kashmir crisis, found support in his adviser.

30 Jun 2019

South Korea

Trump meets Kim, becomes first US President to enter N-Korea

US President Donald Trump on Sunday created history by becoming the first ever sitting American President to set foot on the North Korean soil.

29 Jun 2019


Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

At the G20 Summit which concluded in Japan's Osaka on Saturday, world leaders displayed warmth for one another.

29 Jun 2019


'Kithana acha he Modi', tweets Australian PM; picture goes viral

At the two-day G20 Summit in Japan, global leaders displayed their friendship towards each other.

28 Jun 2019


India-US have never been closer, says Trump after meeting Modi

The ties between the United States and India have never been better, President Donald Trump said on Friday after meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 summit, being held in Japan's Osaka.

27 Jun 2019

South Korea

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.

26 Jun 2019

North Korea

US State Secretary, MEA discuss trade, H-1B visas and more

On his India visit United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday to hold talks on ways to bolster the Indo-US strategic relationship.

26 Jun 2019

Pakistan News

US' Mike Pompeo comes to India, meets Narendra Modi

Amid strained trade ties between India and United States, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday night.

25 Jun 2019


G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues

President of United States, Donald Trump is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 Summit which will be held in Japan's Osaka on June 28 and 29.

15 Feb 2019

South Korea

Rahul Gandhi's meeting with G20 envoys canceled after Pulwama attack

On Thursday, the Congress called off a meeting of its president Rahul Gandhi and senior leaders with senior diplomats of G20 nations and neighboring countries, in the wake of the Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans in Kashmir.

15 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

China wants to make big, very comprehensive trade deal: Trump

A major US-China trade deal may happen soon, US President Donald Trump said yesterday, asserting that Beijing wants to make it "big and very comprehensive".

12 Dec 2018

Tamil Nadu

Shaktikanta Das takes charge as new RBI Governor

A day after he was appointed as the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Shaktikanta Das, on Wednesday, took charge of the central bank.

12 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

China and US begin talks to sort out trade differences

Top officials from the US and China have begun talks to sort out their trade differences, in particular, to identify steps that address the concerns of US President Donald Trump on intellectual property and reduce the balance of trade, a media report said.

02 Dec 2018


All about France's worst civil riots in a decade

After demonstrations in Paris turned violent on Saturday, the French government is considering declaring a state of emergency in a bid to prevent a repeat of the worst civil unrest in the country in a decade.

02 Dec 2018

South Korea

Trump hopes to meet Kim Jong-un in January or February

US President Donald Trump said yesterday he hoped to organize a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in early 2019, perhaps as soon as January or February.

02 Dec 2018


I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday denounced protesters against him as chaos seekers, as the growing demonstrations first triggered by planned fuel price hikes turned violent.

02 Dec 2018


War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday he saw no end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine "as long as the current authorities remain in power".