Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paused a controversial judicial overhaul plan on Monday that had set off unprecedented street protests and a spiraling domestic crisis. Three months of demonstrations against the overhaul plan had intensified this week and Israel’s main trade union had even declared a general strike which was later called off, leading to chaos that shut down much of the country and threatened to paralyze the economy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on an eight-km long roadshow from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.
Breaking protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday personally went to the airport and received his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu who arrived here on a six-day visit to India.
PM's embrace has become a signature move in greeting global leaders and celebrities alike.