As India's prime minister strengthens his grip on power, Newsweek looks at his similarities with President Donald Trump.
Prime Minister Modi, a Hindu nationalist, was called out for lying by opposition leader Rahul Gandhi.
The likely mastermind was arrested by Pakistan soon after the attack but was released on bail, and is now believed to be living in relative comfort under the protection of the Pakistani intelligence services.
The 600-foot-tall statue will celebrate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a national hero revered for his role in the country's independence struggle.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he wants to "free the poor of India from the clutches of poverty due to which they cannot afford health care."
Celebrations of International Yoga Day are taking place across the world, from Bangkok to Paris, with a major focus in India.
The two leaders will meet for an "informal summit" just eight months after a tense military border standoff.
Militant groups and separatists leaders denied responsibility for the attack, which has already led to right-wing protests in the restive region of Kashmir.
The Indian leader is in Israel for a three-day trip, the first time an Indian prime minister has visited the country.
Modi gave Trump not only a wooden chest patterned with a design from Punjab but also a folio with a 1965 Indian postage stamp honoring Lincoln.
At a joint press conference in the Rose Garden, Modi swooped in for two embraces with the U.S. president.
Modi visited the White House for the first time since Trump's inauguration.
India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, and foreign minister have dismissed Donald Trump's comments that India signed the Paris deal to receive "billions and billions and billions of dollars in foreign aid from other nations."
Turkey and India's leaders pledged tightening economic and counterterrorism ties.
Pakistan has opposed some of these projects before, saying they violate a World Bank-mediated treaty on the sharing of the Indus river.
The cancellation of Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes led to widespread hardship.
The Supreme Court stepped into a long-standing debate on the influence of religion on voters.
Policies aimed at the middle class and poor seen as a bid to regain support after anger over the abolishment of certain bank notes.