The extradition process of the liquor baron from the UK, who owes Indian banks over Rs 9,000 crore, will begin now that he has been produced in a UK court and granted bail.
The timing of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence and the disappearance of a retired Pakistani army officer from near the Indian border has led many to speculate about an imminent swap.
India has said it will go “out of way” to ensure justice to Kulbhushan Jadhav, warning Pakistan that his execution will have consequences on bilateral ties.
New Delhi: Though the Indian government on Friday rejected a resolution passed by the legislative assembly of Canada’s Ontario province describing the 1984 massacre of Sikhs as ‘genocide,’ the motion’s supporters liberally used quotes of Indian Home minister Rajnath Singh to justify the resolution’s use of the sensitive term. On April 6, a […]
The BJP leader’s claim is a variation on “I am not racist because I have black friends.’
After claiming that last week’s attacks against Africans couldn’t be labelled racist as the investigation was still pending, Swaraj today said only pre-meditated attacks can be racist.
The racist attacks in Greater Noida are a greater diplomatic fiasco than India yet realises.
African heads of missions said they “reviewed the previous incidents and that have taken place in the past and concluded that no known, sufficient and deterring measures were taken by the government of India”.
The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Olushola Enikanolaiye, sought action from the Indian government during his meeting with B.N. Reddy in Abuja.
At least nine Africans have been seriously injured in multiple attacks over the last two days.
Syed Asif Nizami and Nazim Ali Nizami had gone to Lahore on March 8 but went missing in the middle of last week.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today spoke to one of the two clerics of Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah.
The country’s central repository for archives flatly refused to undertake the “extensive research” as it would require a lengthy search through various government agency records.
The man behind the shooting, Adam W. Purinton, apparently claimed that he thought the two men were Middle Eastern and has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
The shooter reportedly got into an argument with the victims in a racist tone, and shouted “get out of my country” and “terrorist” before shooting them.
The political reality of women in India pretty much mirrors the actual reality.
Studies show that biased coverage – from jabs at the German chancellor’s low-cut dress to insinuations that Argentina’s president has a ‘mood disorder’ – undermines women in public office.
In his inauguration speech at the second Raisina Dialogue, the prime minister took a stand on China’s grand connectivity project and urged Pakistan to shun terrorism if it wants good relations with India.
In a series of tweets, the economic affairs secretary warned that Amazon’s intolerance would come “at its own peril.”
The external affairs ministry told Amazon that it should keep “Indian sensitivities and sentiments” in mind while allowing third party vendors to sell their products.
Amazon needs to “tender an unconditional apology” and then “withdraw all products insulting our flag immediately,” the minister had said.
India, on the other hand, said it it is ready to intervene if a formal request is made by the mother.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, currently recuperating from a liver transplant, has asked for a report from the Indian ambassador in Oslo
India has chosen Amritsar as the venue for the ‘Heart of Asia’ conference to stress the importance of connectivity, with a planned visit to the Wagah border intended to underline Pakistan’s refusal to allow transit trade to Afghanistan.
Aziz is scheduled to attend the Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference in Amritsar in December, which will be the first high level visit since the external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj travelled to Pakistan last year for the same meeting.
Despite making progress with talks on November 6, both sides are still conflicted over the timeline by which bottom trawling should be brought to an end.
The Centre conceded to a long standing demand of the Mizos and urged Myanmar to protect the tribe’s family tree in the Sagaing region.
Although a ban has been imposed on Pakistani actors in Bollywood and on Indian channels in Pakistan, it is not all bad news.
In a briefing chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, representatives of all parties have applauded the actions of the Indian Army.
Pakistan is attempting to weaken the case for Baloch self-determination by getting the Iranians on board the CPEC.
‘We have attempted a new paradigm of friendship in the last two years which is without precedent and what did we get in return? Pathankot, Bahadur Ali, and Uri,’ said India’s external affairs minister about Pakistan.
In conversation with Asaduddin Owaisi on his experiences in the recent all-party delegation to Kashmir and how he thinks peace could be restored in the Valley.
The Bill was introduced by the Deve Gowda government in 1996 and was passed by the upper house in 2010 after being tossed around for various reasons.
Pakistan ‘is a country which has systematically abused and violated the human rights of its own citizens, including in Balochistan,’ India tells the Human Rights Council.
Conversations around surrogacy and other assisted reproductive technologies feed into an age-old assumption: that a woman must be a mother.
How committed to women’s issues are the parties contesting in Delhi University?
The courts have repeatedly stripped the surrogate of the little power she might have in such arrangements, a position the new bill is likely to take forward.
Both countries also announced they will resume their stalled trilateral meeting with Afghanistan – just as Kabul is expressing growing frustration over Pakistan failing to act against the Taliban.
The US sees the relationship in the context of India’s larger role in Asia, first as a counter-weight to China, and then as a partner in the US-led order. India, unsure of its future role in the region, is mainly looking for transactional benefits.
Championing the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, Sushma Swaraj said it will protect women from being exploited, especially by the rampant medical tourism industry.