PM Modi Shares Stage With US President Trump, Speaks At 'Howdy, Modi' Event

'Howdy, Modi!' Event LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houstan, Texas. PM Modi and US President Donald Trump addressed over 50,000 Indian-Americans at sprawling NRG Football Stadium in Houston.

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22 Sep 2019, 11:47 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi: Today India is challenging the mindset of some people who believe that - nothing can change. Now we are aiming high and we are achieving higher.
22 Sep 2019, 11:45 PM IST
PM Modi: Our various languages are an important identity of our liberal and democratic society. For centuries our nation has been moving forward with dozens of languages and hundreds of dialects. Diversity is the foundation of our vibrant democracy.
22 Sep 2019, 11:43 PM IST
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Many American friends are here, I welcome them on behalf of all Indians and I congratulate the organisers of this event: PM Modi
22 Sep 2019, 11:31 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: This event is called Howdy Modi, but I am no one, I am a common man working on the directions of 130 crore Indians.
22 Sep 2019, 11:31 PM IST
PM Modi: This atmosphere is unprecedented & extraordinary, when you talk of Texas then everything is on a grand scale. I'm seeing history being made, and a new chemistry also.
22 Sep 2019, 11:30 PM IST
PM Modi apologised to the people who could not make it to NRG stadium on Sunday for the Howdy, Modi event due to space constraint.
22 Sep 2019, 11:17 PM IST
US Pres Donald Trump: Very soon India will have to access to another world class American product-NBA basketball. Wow, sounds good. Next week thousands in Mumbai will watch the first ever NBA game in India..am I invited Mr. Prime Minister? I may come, be careful I may come.
22 Sep 2019, 11:16 PM IST
US President Donald Trump: India has never invested in Unites States like it is doing today, and I want to say it is reciprocal because we are doing the same thing in India.
22 Sep 2019, 11:04 PM IST
US President Donald Trump: As a result of PM Modi's pro growth policies, India has lifted nearly 300 million out of poverty, and that is an incredible number.
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'Ab ki Baar Trump Sarkaar'

'He has already made the American economy strong again. He has achieved much for the US and for the world,' Modi says. 'We in India have connected well to him,' he adds and says 'Abki baar Trump Saarkar'
22 Sep 2019, 10:53 PM IST
PM Modi on Donald Trump: We have met a few times, and every time he has been the same warm, friendly, energetic and accessible. I admire him also for his sense of leadership and passion for America.
22 Sep 2019, 10:37 PM IST
US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet at NRG stadium in Houston.
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US President Donald Trump arrives at NRG stadium in Houston, received by External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.
22 Sep 2019, 10:29 PM IST
Ramesh Modi, a man dressed up like Mahatma Gandhi at Howdy Modi event says,'Modi aur Gandhi ek hi hain, these are saints, fakirs. Gandhi was a fakir, same nature exactly. Welcome Modi to the town here.'
22 Sep 2019, 10:18 PM IST
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Quotes Gandhi, Nehru While Welcoming Modi

US Representative, Steny Hoyer, while welcoming PM Modi to the event, laid down the relation India and the United States have shared across decades.

'As we welcome PM Modi to Texas, we are inspired by the modern India he leads, while mindful of the challenges it faces,' Hoyer said. He said that the two countries are working towards making strides in access to education, clean water, healthcare, etc.
22 Sep 2019, 10:07 PM IST
See Pictures | PM at 'Howdy, Modi' event
22 Sep 2019, 10:05 PM IST
India and US trade keeps getting stronger each day, says Texas Senator John Cornyn

Everything is bigger in Texas and this is a Texas-sized welcome for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Texas is 2nd largest trading partner with India after California, but we are catching up, says Coryn.

Texas keeps fuelling India and the relationship keeps getting stronger day by day by day, he said.

'India and US trade keeps getting stronger each day. Indian culture is woven in the fabric of our state and we are proud to celebrate this cultural relation with PM Modi,' he said.
22 Sep 2019, 9:59 PM IST
WATCH | 50,000-strong Crowd Breaks Into Rapture As Pm Narendra Modi Arrives On Stage
22 Sep 2019, 9:55 PM IST
Houston welcomes PM Modi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas for the ‘Howdy, Modi’ event. He is expected to address over 50,000 members of the Indian diaspora after US President Donald Trump's remarks.
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United States Congressional delegation arrives on stage at the Howdy Modi event in Houston.
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Marking their presence at the event are the members of the Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora who are occupying a portion of the stadium holding banners praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Members of the group are wearing saffron T-Shirts with bold captions of 370, celebrating the Abrogation of Article 370.

Donning similar attires of orange and white T-Shirts, the group is easily grabbing attention amid the large gathering of approximately 50,000 attendees, all anxiously waiting to listen to the Indian Prime Minister and the President of United States.
22 Sep 2019, 9:29 PM IST
The first of its kind, the 'Howdy Modi!' event is being held at the massive NRG Stadium in Houston, which has previously hosted the likes of Beyonce and U2. Spirits ran high as the Indian-American community, right from children to elderly diaspora members, came together to welcome the Prime Minister, with the venue being jam-packed hours before the event's start.

Several attendees wore a customised red and white 'Howdy Modi!' shirt, while several waved Indian flags amidst the ocean of people at the mega event.

The organisers had estimated a turnout of over 50,000 people at the special event, which marked a special moment in the India-US relationship and highlighted the close ties shared by two of the largest democracies in the world.

The event marks the first out of two times Modi and the US President are slated to meet during the Prime Minister's week-long trip to the USA.
22 Sep 2019, 9:26 PM IST
PM Modi has reached NRG Stadium. 'Howdy Modi' is event underway. President Trump will join PM Modi shortly
22 Sep 2019, 9:18 PM IST
Won't be surprised by announcement today: Texas Senator

'I won't be surprised if there is some announcement by President Donald Trump today, hopefully we will be able to sort out the trade differences,' ANI reported Texas Senator John Cornyn as saying.
22 Sep 2019, 9:10 PM IST
Watch | Cultural performances at NRG stadium
22 Sep 2019, 9:08 PM IST
Union Minister Smriti Irani tweeted, 'Stage is set for Howdy, Modi. Do not miss PM Narendra Modi Ji's address at the historic Community Summit in Houston, Texas, USA tonight 8:30 PM (IST) onwards!'
22 Sep 2019, 9:01 PM IST
Mega event 'Howdy Modi!' kicks off with Gurbani, variety of Indian dances

Amid euphoric atmosphere, the much-anticipated 'Howdy, Modi!' mega-event commenced with a rendition of Gurbani - hymns of Sikh scriptures - on Sunday at Houston's NRG stadium.

The Kirtan singers of the Guru Nanak Society of Greater Cincinnati left everyone in the jam-packed stadium spellbound with their soulful voices.  Various traditional Indian dances, including Bhangra, Dhandiya followed which were performed by artists from across the US.

There are 27 groups performing in a seamless live and multimedia experience that will showcase the diversity in the Indian-American community. 

The 90-minute music, dance, and multimedia show features close to 400 artists and community members from Texas and across the nation.
22 Sep 2019, 8:55 PM IST
PM Modi replied, 'It surely will be a great day! Looking forward to meeting you very soon.'
22 Sep 2019, 8:44 PM IST
Will be a great day in Texas to be with friend Modi: Trump

As he prepared to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the mega 'Howdy, Modi!' event here on Sunday, US President Donald Trump tweeted that he would be in Houston to be with his friend Modi.
22 Sep 2019, 8:11 PM IST
Enthusiasm at the NRG stadium in Houston

Ahead of the event, a Punjabi troupe was also seen enthralling the crowd as they played dhols and danced over its beats, with more members from the audience also joining-in with excitement.

The mega event will witness leaders of the two largest democracies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Trump, sharing a stage before the largest gathering ever -- over 50,000 Indian-Americans -- for an elected foreign leader visiting the US.

The roughly three-hour-long event is being organised at the sprawling NRG Football Stadium, one of the largest in the US. The summit, with the theme of 'Shared Dreams, Bright Futures' will highlight the contributions of Indian-Americans in enriching the American life for the last seven decades as well as the key role they have played in strengthening relations between the two nations.
22 Sep 2019, 8:09 PM IST
Amid euphoric atmosphere, Thousands Await PM Modi's Arrival

Reverberating with the chants of 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' and praises for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Houston's NRG stadium is all jam-packed with enthusiastic India-American's as the audience waits for the arrival of Prime Minister Modi and US President Trump at the mega-event 'Howdy, Modi!'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump will be sharing the stage today to address over 50,000 Indian-Americans during the 'Howdy, Modi!' event which has been envisioned on the theme of 'Shared Dreams, Bright Future' and would focus on strengthening the India-US relationship.
22 Sep 2019, 7:52 PM IST
ABP News would be intensively covering the historic event and will keep on giving you real time updates. Here's when where and how to watch Howdy, Modi event from India:

When to watch:

All the readers and viewers must stay tuned to ABP News and ABP Live for live updates and streaming of the Howdy, Modi event. The event starts at 8.30 pm Indian Standard Time (IST) on September 22. It will also be telecasted live on all ABP News channels.

Where to watch:

Besides TV, the Howdy, Modi will be live streamed with text, photos, video on smartphones and all other platforms of ABP News Network. You can also watch live coverage of the event on the popular video streaming website and app Hotstar. You can also watch live streaming of ABP News on YouTube.

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22 Sep 2019, 7:46 PM IST
Donald Trump to address the 'Howdy, Modi!' event at 9.30 pm IST

US President Donald Trump will address the Indian diaspora at the 'Howdy Modi: Shared Dreams, Bright Futures' event at 9:30 pm (IST), according to the White House, reported ANI.
22 Sep 2019, 7:20 PM IST
Watch: Drums being played at NRG staidum in Houston
22 Sep 2019, 7:19 PM IST
As per the reports, Us President Donald Trump will speak before PM Modi at the Houston stadium. He will speak for half-an-hour at the 'Howdy, Modi!' event.
22 Sep 2019, 7:04 PM IST
US President Donald Trump emplaned for Houston, Texas where he will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 'Howdy, Modi' gala event.
22 Sep 2019, 6:20 PM IST
Houston: Indian Diaspora Eager To Welcome PM At 'Howdy Modi' Event In US

Enthusiastic people of the Indian diaspora have started arriving at the NRG stadium here, hours before the 'Howdy Modi: Shared Dreams, Bright Futures' event at Houston kicks off on Sunday.

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22 Sep 2019, 5:50 PM IST
The stage is set for Prime Minister Modi's address at NRG stadium in Houston. People in US have begun to gather outside the venue.

Over 50,000 attendees and those watching at home will experience the vibrant expressions of people empowered by their identity and driven to enrich the communities around them.

The cultural show will have nearly 400 performers and community members from Texas and across the United States. A total of 27 groups are performing at the 'Howdy, Modi' event.

The event will be addressed by PM Modi and US President Donald Trump, who would be joining the Indian prime minister at the event.
22 Sep 2019, 5:29 PM IST
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PM Modi Deserves Respect When He Represents India Abroad, Says Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is a strong critic of the Modi-led government, on Sunday said that when PM is in the country, people have the right to question him, however, the prime minister deserves respect when he visits foreign countries as he represents India.

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22 Sep 2019, 5:26 PM IST
Visuals from USA: People start gathering outside NRG stadium in Houston, Texas, to attend Howdy Modi event.
22 Sep 2019, 5:25 PM IST
Modi-Trump Talks Will Favour Only The United States, Says Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday raised questions on the prospective outcomes of the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump and said that they will be skewed to benefit the US.

'The 'Howdy, Modi!' event is being overhyped. The real question is what will be the outcome of the talks between Prime Minister Modi and President Trump,' Yadav said.

'It has been heard that the deal is going to include a proposal which will translate to imports of food items, electronics etc. from the US. Our exports to the US will thus suffer and rupee will be further weakened against the dollar,' he added.
22 Sep 2019, 4:35 PM IST
Indian-Origin Teen To Sing National Anthem At 'Howdy Modi'

A 16-year-old Indian-origin boy, born with a rare medical condition known as osteogenesis imperfecta' or brittle bone disease, will be singing the Indian national anthem at the 'Howdy Modi' event on Sunday and is excited at meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sparsh Shah, who is wheelchair-bound, does not let his condition come in the way of his creativity. Shah is a rapper, singer, songwriter and inspirational speaker from New Jersey, US.

According to reports, Shah has broken more than 130 bones over the years. Shah wants to become the next Eminem and perform before a billion people.
22 Sep 2019, 4:28 PM IST
REACP: PM Modi's special interaction with Kashmiri Pandits in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a 'special interaction' with a 17-member delegation of Kashmiri Pandits here and assured them of 'building a new Kashmir' which would be for everyone.

The delegation, which included Kashmiri Pandits from across the US, met Prime Minister Modi on his arrival in Houston as part as part of his week-long visit to the US.

'Kashmir mein naee hava bah rahee hai (New winds are blowing in Kashmir) and we will all build a new Kashmir together that will be for everyone,' he told the delegation.

The Indian government on August 5 revoked the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it into two union territories.

Modi also thanked the community for their patience for over 30 years. 'I had a special interaction with Kashmiri Pandits in Houston,' Prime Minister Modi later tweeted.
22 Sep 2019, 4:02 PM IST
PM Modi holds talks with oil sector CEOs at Houston

In his first engagement after arriving in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a fruitful round table interaction with 16 oil sector CEOs on Saturday, with the discussions focused on boosting cooperation in energy security.

Before the meeting, the Prime Minister first posed for photos with the oil sector CEOs. US ambassador in India Kenneth Juster was also present.

On the sidelines, India's Petronet LNG inked a MoU with US liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc for up to five million tonnes of LNG through equity investment in Driftwood Holdings, a subsidiary located in Louisiana.
22 Sep 2019, 2:42 PM IST
Watch | In a heartwarming gesture, PM Modi lifted a baby boy and played with him
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Prime Minister's programme in US .. 22nd September 2019
1015 hrs : Indian Community Event (NRG Stadium)
1300 hrs : Luncheon Meeting with Elected Officials (NRG Centre)
1430 hrs : Community Reception (NRG Centre) -Unveiling of Plaque for Groundbreaking Ceremony of Eternal Gandhi Museum -Unveiling of Plaque inaugurating Gujarati Samaj of Houston Event Centre & Shri Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Houston
1630 hrs: Emplane for New York
2115 hrs: Arrive JFK International Airport New York
All times local, approx
22 Sep 2019, 8:02 AM IST
Prime Minister Modi meets members of Kashmir Pandit community in Houston, who thanked PM Modi for bringing about changes in Jammu and Kashmir
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PM Modi interacts with members of Sikh community:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with members of Sikh community in Houston. During the interaction they congratulated PM Modi on some decisions taken by the Government of India. The community has also submitted a memorandum to the PM.
Submitting the memorandum, the Sikh community requested the PM to address the issues of - 1984 sikh genocide, dedicating Delhi airport to Guru Nanak Dev International Airport, Article 25 of Indian Constitution and Anand Marriage Act, Visa and Passport renewal of asylees.
22 Sep 2019, 7:58 AM IST
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Tellurian and Petronet sign MoU for up to 5 million tonnes of LNG through equity investment in Driftwood:

Tellurian and Petronet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for up to five million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) through equity investment in Driftwood.
The MoU was signed on the sidelines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with CEO's of the energy sector in Houston city.
The two companies have signed the MoU wherein Petronet and its affiliates intend to negotiate the purchase of up to five million tonnes per annum (5mpta) of LNG from Driftwood, concurrent with its equity investment, which remains subject to further due diligence and approval of its board of directors.
Tellurian and Petronet will aim to finalise the transaction agreements by March 31 next year.
22 Sep 2019, 7:51 AM IST
PM Meets Holds Round Table Meeting With CEOs Of Energy Sector:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a round table meeting with the CEOs from the energy sector at Hotel Post Oak in Houston city with an aim to energise India-USA friendship.
This was Prime Minister's first engagement during his ongoing, a week-long US trip.
Further energising India-USA friendship. Among the first engagements of PM Modi in Houston is a meeting with CEOs from the energy sector. India and USA are looking to diversify cooperation in this sector, Prime Minister's Office tweeted informing about the meeting.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale were also present in the meeting.
US Ambassador to India, Ken Juster was also seen during the meeting.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived Houston where he is scheduled to address over 50,000 Indian diasporas at mega 'Howdy Modi' event.
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Upon his arrival PM Modi was received by Director, Trade and International Affairs, Christopher Olson and other officials. US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster and Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla also present.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived in Houston, on Saturday, received a warm welcome by the Indian community.

'Howdy Houston!' was the greeting from the Indian Prime Minister as he landed at Houston airport on Saturday to a packed programme during his US visit.

PM is scheduled to address at the mega 'Howdy Modi!' event on September 22 at the NRG Stadium. He will address the mega event before a 50,000 crowd of Indian diaspora. The event will also be attended by US President Donald Trump.
People from the Indian community gathered outside the Post Oak Hotel, where Modi is staying before 'Howdy Modi' event. Ecstatic about the atmosphere and the mega event, people were seen carrying Indian and American flags to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the city.

"Howdy Houston! It's a bright afternoon here in Houston. Looking forward to a wide range of programmes in this dynamic and energetic city today and tomorrow," the Prime Minister tweeted.
"Over the next 24 hours, PM will meet with the industry captains in energy sector & address the Indian American community and their elected representatives at #HowdyModi event, together with @realDonaldTrump," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.