On Thursday, Swaraj had told Rajya Sabha that India’s position to end the stand-off at Doklam was for both the countries to withdraw their troops.
In its weekly press briefing the MEA was reluctant to answer whether Bhutan “formally” asked for India’s intervention before Indian soldiers crossed the border.
She also accused China of building roads using bulldozers and excavators, which has been protested by Bhutan in writing to China.
I get the feeling Swaraj is more concerned about looking tough in the eyes of her countrymen than acting sagaciously in the interests of her country.
The all-party meeting called by the Indian government on Friday apparentlys aim to “build consensus” on how to deal with China.
The external affairs minister said a visa application was pending for Indian national Avantika Jadhav who wants to meet her son in Pakistan.
Addressing a sizeable gathering of Indian Americans, Modi also praised Sushma Swaraj for her “good governance” and listed the highlights of his tenure.
The order has been given to the government’s printing press in Nashik and applicants will soon start receiving bilingual passports.
Conversations with women from Pakistan have shown that domestic violence is the main deciding factor in their views on marriage.
The external affairs minister claimed that “if there is one region with whom India has uniformly excellent relations, it is the Gulf”.
Relations between India and the US continue to prosper, no matter the differences over the Paris agreement, says the minister of external affairs.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt on Monday accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and snapped off ties with the nation.
The Indian national Uzma had accused a Pakistani man, whom she reportedly met in Malaysia, of forcing her into marrying him in Pakistan.
The fact that three vacancies – at the ICJ, ITLOS and the Continental Shelf Commission – have arisen at the same time makes the diplomatic task more complex
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj disclosed this information about the lead attorney in the Jadhav case late last night, in response to a tweet.
This is the first time India has initiated a case at the ICJ since 1971 and has chosen to do so because of the possibility that Pakistan might quickly carry put the death sentence imposed on the former Indian naval officer.
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.