11:56 PM IST
PM Modi on $5 trillion economy
"India has been growing at an average of 7.5%, despite several impediments.. Such a feat has never been achieved. Today India is one of the many FDI countries."
12:10 AM IST
PM Modi, Trump join hands for a walk
Prime Minister Modi and Donald Trump, took a walk across the NRG Stadium to wave to those who have gathered at the venue
12:05 AM IST
PM Modi on economy
"The corporate tax cuts have received good feedback. With President Donald Trump's vision, America will scale greated heights. President calls me a tough negotiater but I'm learning from him."
11:52 PM IST
PM Modi hints at abrogations of Articles 370, 35
"Among several other things that we bid farewell, we also bid farewell to Articles 370, 35A," said PM Modi, in a bid to eradicate terrorism. Now Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh have the same status that the rest of India enjoys.
"The discrimination that the people faced there are now over. The t
11:44 PM IST
PM Modi bids farewell to open defecation
When everyone celebrates Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, India will bid farewell to open defecation
11:39 PM IST
PM Modi on India's achievements
PM Modi said, "We are aiming high but are achieving higher."
11:36 PM IST
PM Modi on Lok Sabha
"For the first time in 60 years, a party emerged with full majority and emerged victorious with more numbers than its first win, All this happened because of Indians," said PM Modi.
Today, "sabka saath, sabka vikas" is on everyone's lips, said PM Modi. Today everyone in India wishes for a New India.
11:34 PM IST
PM Modi on Unity in diversity
"India's diversity is its strength. Wherever we go, we take with us democracy and diversity," said PM Modi
11:29 PM IST
"PM Modi is nothing"
"PM Modi is nothing, without his people. So when you guys ask me 'Howdy Modi' then my answer is that in India, everything is fine," stated PM Modi.
"Everything is fine," stated PM Modi in Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada. He further clarified to his American friends that he said the same thing in different languages, which is reflective of the diversity in India.
11:28 PM IST
PM Modi apologises to Houston
Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologises to those who could not get tickets for the event. He even lauded the citizens for their strength in fighting the weather.
11:23 PM IST
PM Modi addresses the gathering in Hindi
"This atmosphere is unimaginable," says PM Modi, adding that Texas is very generous with what it does. "The spirit of Texas is reflective right here," added PM Modi.
"Today there is a history in the making and also chemistry. The energy of NRG is reflective of the ever growing synergy," stated the Prime Minister.
11:22 PM IST
Trump sets the stage for PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the gathering once again
11:18 PM IST
President Trump hails PM Modi
President Trump once again hails PM Modi as his good friend and thanks the crowd for being there
11:15 PM IST
Trump sends a strong anti-terrorism message
"Border security is vital to the United States and to India. We are taking steps to stop illegal immigration from our southern border. Illegal immigration is unfair to those legal immigrants," said Trump. "My administration is working towards taking care of Americans first, be it Indian Americans, Hispanic American," added Trump.
11:12 PM IST
President Trump on exports
"We are working closely with India for space relations. India and American are working towards eliminating terrorism," said Donald Trump adding that we must protect our borders in order to keeping the citizens safe.
11:09 PM IST
President Trump on unemployment of Indians
President Trump stated that unemployment amongst Indian American has dropped to as low as 33.1%.
11:04 PM IST
President Trump hails India
"India has lifted 300 million people out of poverty," stated Trump while mentioning that jobs have been created in large numbers for Texas. "Unemployment in the USA has reached the lowest in years," added Trump.
11:02 PM IST
President Trump stands by Texas during floods
President Trump has lent his shoulder to the people of Texas who saw floods in parts of the state ahead of the Howdy Modi event.
10:58 PM IST
President Trump takes over
President Donald Trump hails PM Modi for his commendable work in India. He even calls PM Modi one of America's loyal friends.
10:57 PM IST
PM Modi hints at "history in the making"
"Million across the world and in India are witnessing history in the making," says PM Modi as he introduces "his family to US President Donald Trump"
10:47 PM IST
PM Modi lauds Donald Trump
Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduces US President Donald Trump as one of the greatest leaders. "We have met a few times and everytime he has been the same, friendly, warm, energetic. I admire him for his sense of leadership, a passion for America, a concern for every American and a strong resolve to make America great again!"
10:44 PM IST
PM Modi extends greetings to America
PM Modi extends warm greetings to Houston, Texas and America amidst a thunderous applause. PM Modi hails Donald Trump as he begins his speech
10:43 PM IST
PM Modi, Trump handshake in Houston
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Donald Trump walked on stage to a thunderous applause from the crowd.
The two leaders and the stadium rise for the National Anthems of both countries
10:29 PM IST
US President Donald Trumps arrives
US President Donald Trump has arrived at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar receives Trump.
10:03 PM IST
PM Modi to address gathering shortly
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the gathering shortly
9:51 PM IST
US representative Steny Hoyer welcomes PM
US representative extends a warm welcome to PM Modi, quotes Mahatma Gandhi to draw parallels between America and India. "President Bush strengthened the ties of the two nations, President Obama solidified it and President Trump continues it," he said, further adding that India and America are working in a way that no one could have imagined ten years ago.
9:47 PM IST
Mayor Sylvester Turner presents PM Modi with a key
Mayor Sylvester Turner presents PM Modi with a key to Houston
9:43 PM IST
PM Modi arrives at NRG Stadium
Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes an entry into the NRG Stadium through the sounds of "Howdy Modi!"
9:42 PM IST
NRG Stadium resonates with "Howdy Modi"
NRG Stadium resonates with "Howdy Modi" to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi
9:37 PM IST
Senator John Cornyn welcomes PM Modi
Senator John Cornyn welcomes PM Modi saying "Texas supplied first American crude to India. Texas ranks second largest trade partner to India, right after California."
9:34 PM IST
Texas Senator welcomes PM Modi
Texas Senator Ted Cruz welcomes PM Modi, says, "Americal is proud to be your friend"
9:28 PM IST
Houston's Mayor welcomes leaders from across country
Mayor of Houston gives a Texas sized welcome to PM Modi, US President Donald Trump and all elected members
9:27 PM IST
Mayor of Houston addresses gathering
Mayor of Houston welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, says, "Let's all say 'Howdy' to Modi"
9:06 PM IST
PM Modi, Donald Trump tweet to each other
US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to say that he looks forward to a great day.
Will be in Houston to be with my friend. Will be a great day in Texas! https://t.co/SqdOZfqd2b— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 22, 2019
To which Prime Minister Narendra Modi has replied saying it "sure will be"
9:02 PM IST
Battle between Tap Dance and Kathak
A jugalbandi between Kathak and Tapdance sends Houston in a frenzy
8:57 PM IST
East meets West
Classical music gets a western touch at NRG Stadium
8:35 PM IST
Bollywood comes to Houston
Houston shakes a leg to Bollywood numbers
8:32 PM IST
Houston groves the Indian way
Houston groves to tunes from across India
8:22 PM IST
Bhangra dancers set stage on fire
Bhangra dancers bring the stage alive at NRG stadium
8:20 PM IST
400 artistes participate in cultural programme
The cultural programme preceding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address, showcasing Indian-American artists from Texas and elsewhere, will portray how the community is woven into the larger tapestry of American life.
8:16 PM IST
Sikh Gurbani singers set the ball rolling
#HowdyModi event begins with a Sikh Gurbani prayer from the Kirtan singers of the Guru Nanak Society of Greater Cincinnati.
8:14 PM IST
Classical dancers take centre stage
Classical dancers captivate Houston audience
8:10 PM IST
Cultural programme kicks off
Cultural programme ahead of PM Modi's speech begins at NRG Stadium in Houston
8:02 PM IST
90 minute cultural programme scheduled
90 minute cultural programme scheduled ahead of PM Modi's speech
7:54 PM IST
Senator John Cornyn arrives
Senator John Cornyn is at the "Howdy, Modi!" event in Houston
7:48 PM IST
Donald Trump to address Howdy Modi event
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.
7:46 PM IST
Texas India Forum informs event is about to begin
Texas India Forum tweets sayin that the event is about to begin in a "few minutes"
We are just a few minutes away from the start of #HowdyModi. Keep tweeting and posting using the hashtag #HowdyModi and tag @howdymodi!— Texas India Forum (@howdymodi) September 22, 2019
Watch the live stream here: https://t.co/xt1QcyA6x5 pic.twitter.com/rGNg5kVuXA
7:40 PM IST
US President Donald Trump to reach NRG Stadium
President Donald Trump enroute to NRG Stadium in Houston
12:00 AM IST
US lawmakers greet PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets with the US lawmakers after his grand entry