PM Modi tweeted and thanked US President for his warm birthday wishes, says 'US-India friendship is good for the entire humanity'.
He said there are two sides to every story, comments that came days ahead of the plans to sign a peace deal between the US and Taliban on February 29 for which Pakistan has been invited.
The US President was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan at 10:00 am. The ceremony will be followed by a visit to Rajghat, where he will pay tributes to India's Freedom Fighter Mahatma Gandhi.
The chemistry between Modi and Trump was fully evident as the two leaders shared many hugs and heaped praise on each other in front of nearly 1,00,000-strong enthusiastic crowd at the new-look Motera stadium in Ahmedabad.
Trump, accompanied by his wife, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, visited the Mughal-era mausoleum
The helicopters are designed for hunting submarines as well as knocking out ships and conducting search-and-rescue operations at sea.
The 'Namaste Trump' event is based on the lines of the 'Howdy Modi' programme that was addressed by Narendra Modi and Trump during the Prime Minister's trip to Houston last year.
The prime minister said India-US ties are no longer just another partnership, but is a far greater and closer relationship
Addressing a huge crowd at Ahmedabad' Motera Stadium, Trump said that US' 'relationship with Pakistan is a very good one, signs of progress with Pakistan; hopeful for reduced tensions in South Asia.'
During the visit, Trump and Melania also tried their hands on the khadi spinning wheel
Immediately after arriving in India, US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania visited Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
Haley, who was America's envoy to the UN in the first two years of the Trump administration, said that she is proud to see Trump and First Lady Melania travel to India.
Around 50 stages were erected on the route, starting from the airport till Motera stadium via Indira bridge.
While leaving for India, Trump said he is going to discuss business with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which makes it clear that his trip is aimed at boosting US trade, the Sena said.
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in a roadshow at Ahmedabad on Monday and later address the 'Namaste Trump' event at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera where over one lakh people are expected to be present
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed US President Donald Trump's visit to India as a "new chapter" in the historic Indo-US relations, adding their ties is no longer just another partnership but a far greater and closer relationship. Follow live updates here
Trump's decision to come to India without being assured that a trade deal will be on the table shows the value he gives to the country and PM Modi.
Trump's visit to India provides an opportunity for the two countries to improve their bilateral relationship and strengthen strategic interests, say senior officials.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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