A Kerala advocate had filed an RTI query with the ministry asking for documents and reasons for denying permission to Kerala tourism minister to attend a UN tourism meet.
The external affairs ministry’s statement comes as a reaction to recent press reports which claim that the Chinese army continues to maintain a sizable presence in the Doklam area.
Earlier this week, Myanmar authorities had displayed the bodies of Hindu villagers they say were killed by Muslim insurgents.
The chief executive of Afghanistan, who is in India on a short trip, also expressed that differences within the international community could impact counter-terrorism efforts.
The Iraqi authorities have conveyed that all cooperation would be extended and instructions have been issued by them to all relevant Iraqi agencies to locate the missing.
While Chinese authorities have claimed that landslides were the reason for stopping pilgrims from going through Nathu-La, there is a perception that Beijing was also trying to give a signal to New Delhi in background of recent strain in relations.
The order has been given to the government’s printing press in Nashik and applicants will soon start receiving bilingual passports.
Neeru Chadha topped the Asia-Pacific group in the vote for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, which took place in New York on June 14.
The MEA responded to the outgoing Pakistan envoy’s remarks saying they were not in keeping with diplomatic niceties.
After months of recriminations over clashes in Kashmir, India is set to participate in the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission on Pakistan’s invitation in Lahore this month.
The Indian government has conveyed its concerns to the Trump administration about a proposed new policy on H1B visas
The case pertaining to the expenditure incurred by Modi during his foreign travels had come into the limelight when it was revealed that he owed Rs 134 crore to cash-strapped Air India.
The well-known musicians were forced to cancel their planned appearance at Pune’s Sunburn festival because their visas to travel to Indian were rejected.
MEA adopts panel recommendations to make passport processing more humane.
On Wednesday, the World Bank had announced pausing of the two separate processes initiated under the treaty to allow India and Pakistan to consider alternative ways to resolve their disagreements.
India has issued a demarche to Pakistan on “continued violations of ceasefire along the LoC” and strongly condemned “increased concentration of terrorists observed across the border in the vicinity of Pakistani forward posts”.
The external affairs ministry has asked the finance ministry to increase the limit on withdrawals from embassy bank accounts, but it is yet to receive a response, but it is yet to receive a response.
Chinese troops took positions on the perceived Line of Actual Control and demanded that canal work in in Demchok sector – located 250 km east of Leh –be stopped as either side needs to take permission before undertaking any work.
According to MEA spokesperson Vikas Swaroop, the initial details on the suspects were based on their statements to the investigators.
Operation Sankat Mochan is underway.
But it is clear that several other members of the NSG helped play spoiler in the Indian quest for membership.
Intelligence agents from Punjab have stated that Canadian Sikh Hardeep Nijjar has taken over operations of the KTF and is gathering young Sikh fighters to carry out the attacks
The ministry’s finance division noted “certain shortcomings” – the “absence of documentary evidence” of the finalised cost and the lack of “prior approval” in holding negotiations with the lowest bidder – in granting the construction contract to Larsen and Toubro Limited.
A release from the Ministry of External Affairs has said that the tribunal’s order, which asks both India and Italy to go to the Supreme Court on bail relaxation, also reiterates the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction over Girone.
Lu Jinghua, who fled to the US after the Tiananmen square crackdown, was not allowed to board her flight on 27 April with authorities informing her that her e-visa had been denied.
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