Narendra Modi (born 17 September 1950) is the conservative Prime Minister of India. He has served in the position since 2014, when he won a historic landslide election in which his party received more votes than any other party in the world had ever received in history. He served as the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014. In 2017, his party, the conservative BJP, won another astounding victory, giving the party complete political control over India. While not having a Christian foundation as a Hindu, he has taken more conservative and free market political positions. Narendra Modi also has close ties with Christian Conservative Jair Bolsonaro, the President of Brazil. He is a member of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party. He has called for population control.
One of his most notable decisions as Prime Minister was to declare worthless 500–1000 Rupee notes in order to combat the black market. Another notable decision was his revocation of Articles 35a and 370 in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019. 
Both the mainstream media and the conservative media have compared Modi and his policies to United States President Donald Trump. He has also been compared to the earlier U.S. President Ronald Reagan. In November 2019, Modi pulled out of a proposed multilateral trade treaty with other Asian countries as it was not in India's interests. In December 2019, India's parliament passed a bill giving citizenship to religious minorities from Muslim-majority countries that sought refuge in India.
In early-July 2017, Modi became the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel.
Modi faced a difficult re-election campaign in 2019, but cruised to a landslide victory, winning even more seats than before the election.
On September 22, 2019, an event was held between India and the United States, specifically between Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump, titled "Howdy Modi!" During this meeting, Sylvester Turner the Mayor of Houston, Texas handed PM Modi the Key to the City. 70,000 Americans, including many Indian-Americans, were present, and the two leaders discussed pertinent issues, such as terrorism, Iran, and Pakistan.
Addressing the G20 summit in March 2023 Modi said, “The architecture of global governance created after the Second World War was to serve two functions…First, to prevent future wars by balancing competing interests…Second, to foster international cooperation on issues of common interests…The experience of the last few years – financial crisis, climate change, pandemic, terrorism, and wars – clearly shows that global governance has failed in both its mandates”.
- ↑ Election Results 2014: Narendra Modi Wins India. BJP and Allies Cross 300 Seats. NDTV. May 17, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- ↑ Rose, Thomas (May 16, 2014). Narendra Modi, Greatest Vote-Getter in Human History: 'Good Days Are Coming' to India. Breitbart News. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- ↑ Daniyal, Shoaib (March 11, 2017). One-party rule: With the BJP's massive win in UP, is Modi set to be the new Nehru?. Scroll.in. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- ↑ Jagannathan, R (March 12, 2017). 2017 Assembly elections explained: Modi's massive win in 2014 was no fluke. Business Standard. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- ↑ https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2014/05/13/rich-man-poor-man-the-rise-of-narendra-modi-s-india/
- ↑ https://www.republicworld.com/india-news/general-news/brazilian-president-bolsonaro-to-arrive-in-india-on-4-day-visit-today.html
- ↑ Pillalamarri, Akhilesh (June 11, 2019). India’s Right to Cultural Self-Determination. The American Conservative. Retrieved June 30, 2019.
- Dhillon, Amrit (August 8, 2019). Modi’s vision of a Hindu India advanced by Kashmir changes. Associated Press. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
- Bhardwaj, Mayank; Ulmer, Alexandra (November 11, 2019). With Indian court ruling, Modi's Hindu agenda barrels forward. Reuters. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
- ↑ Das, Krishna N. (November 8, 2018). India's ruling BJP turns up Hindu nationalist heat with renamings, statue plan. Reuters. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
- ↑ Abbamonte, Jonathan (August 27, 2019). Indian prime minister demands demographic death, embraces population control. LifeSiteNews. Retrieved August 27, 2019.
- ↑ Xenakis, John J. (November 12, 2016). World View: India’s PM Narendra Modi Declares 500-1000 Rupee Notes Worthless. Breitbart News. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- ↑ https://thewire.in/rights/jammu-and-kashmir-article-35a-valmikis/amp/
- ↑ Kumar, Pradeep. Article 370: Evolving Clarity Beyond the Conundrum. Mewar University.
- ↑ Basu, Tapan (November 18, 2016). A Tale of Two Elections: How Trump 2016 Echoed Modi 2014. The Wire. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- ↑ Nazarian, Adelle (June 27, 2017). Narendra Modi and Donald Trump: Five Similarities Between These Two Changemakers. Breitbart News. Retrieved June 28, 2017.
- ↑ Narendra Modi: India's Reagan?. Breitbart News. June 2, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
- ↑ Wongcha-um, Panu; Tanakasempipat, Patpicha; Lee, Liz (November 3, 2019). India rejects China-backed Asian trade deal, as others move ahead. Reuters. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
- ↑ Sharma, Ashok (December 11, 2019). India’s Parliament passes contentious citizenship bill. Associated Press. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
- North, David (December 12, 2019). Indian Riots About Anti-Muslim Legislation Relate to an Amnesty Law. Center for Immigration Studies. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
- What does India's new citizenship law mean? Reuters. December 12, 2019. Retrieved December 13, 2019.
- ↑ Danan, Deborah (July 5, 2017). Netanyahu To Modi: India, Israel A Marriage Made In Heaven. Breitbart News. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
- ↑ Multiple references:
- Mohan, Siddhant; Bhatti, Jabeen (April 4, 2019). Narendra Modi's legacy on the line as Indian leader pushes hard for new term. The Washington Times. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
- Kumar, Abhimanyu (May 2, 2019). India Election: Will Voters Choose Modi or Gandhi? The Epoch Times. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
- Miglani, Sanjeev (April 9, 2019). India's Modi rides nationalist fervor ahead of election starting on Thursday. Reuters. Retrieved April 10, 2019.
- ↑ Schmall, Emily (May 24, 2019). India’s ruling party takes 303 of 525 seats in election win. Associated Press. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
- ↑ Multiple references:
- Bellman, Eric; Abrams, Corinne (May 23, 2019). India’s Narendra Modi Wins Re-Election With Strong Mandate. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
- Pal, Alasdair; Bhardwaj, Mayank (May 22, 2019). India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win. Reuters. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
- Schmall, Emily (May 23, 2019). Modi surges to victory in India on Hindu-first platform. Associated Press. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
- Bellman, Eric (May 23, 2019). How Modi’s Victory Could Reshape India. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
- Rogan, Tom (May 23, 2019). Why Narendra Modi's win is great news for America. Washington Examiner. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
- Pinkerton, James P. (May 25, 2019). Pinkerton: India Elections Show Conservative Nationalism on the March Worldwide. Breitbart News. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
- ↑ https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/pm-modi-heaps-praise-on-donald-trump-here-s-what-he-said/story-fkSlZZ2eMv8ctJDfSsPzqI.html
- ↑ https://www.breitbart.com/asia/2023/03/03/indian-pm-modi-at-g20-meeting-global-governance-has-failed/