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"Congratulatory messages pour in after the UN General Assembly speech and so do the selfie requests," PMO India tweeted.

Briefing media ahead of Prime Minister's visit, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale had said that Prime Minister will focus on several issues including development and climate change.

In UNGA speech, PM Modi outlined steps being taken to combat climate change, including the sweeping ban on single-use plastic which is set to go come to force on Gandhi Jayanti this year.

PM Modi outlined the steps being undertaken in India to combat climate change, including the sweeping ban on single-use plastic which is set to go come to force on Gandhi Jayanti this year.

The minister said that the temporary provision allowed a set of narrow elite to arbitrage Article 370 for monopolising political power and creating a close loop politics.

The Prime Minister is currently in the United States on a week-long visit, during which he is slated to speak at the UN General Assembly on Friday.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump met in New York on Tuesday, on the sidelines...

Tensions between the US and China on the trade front have escalated since the beginning of this year, with both the sides having had imposed tariffs worth billions of dollars of each other's imports.

Apart from bilateral meetings with other delegations, including UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the Prime Minister will also meet the Indian community in New York outside the General Assembly Hall.

Before departing for New York, Modi shared the stage with US President Donald Trump to address a 50,000 plus audience at the 'Howdy, Mody!' event in Houston.