Articles about Ministry Of External Affairs

Beware of fake job rackets from Thailand, Myanmar: MEA advisory

24 Sep 2022

Myanmar
Beware of fake job rackets from Thailand, Myanmar: MEA advisory

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday issued an advisory asking Indians to be wary of fake job rackets promising lucrative jobs in digital sales and marketing.

Hate crimes, anti-India activities rising: MEA cautions Indians in Canada

23 Sep 2022

Canada
Hate crimes, anti-India activities rising: MEA cautions Indians in Canada

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) released an advisory for Indians in Canada to maintain caution against "rising hate crimes."

India to assume G20 Presidency, host summit in September 2023

13 Sep 2022

India
India to assume G20 Presidency, host summit in September 2023

India is all set to assume the Presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022, succeeding Indonesia, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a press release on Tuesday.

India, China to finish disengagement in Ladakh by Monday: MEA

09 Sep 2022

India
India, China to finish disengagement in Ladakh by Monday: MEA

India and China will finish the disengagement process in the Gogra-Hotsprings in eastern Ladakh by Monday, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Haryana: Man dies by suicide over delayed Canadian student visa

20 Aug 2022

India
Haryana: Man dies by suicide over delayed Canadian student visa

In a suspected case of suicide due to a delay in obtaining a Canadian student visa, the body of a 23-year-old man, who had been missing for two days, was discovered in a canal in Haryana's Kurukshetra.

Best deal for citizens: Jaishankar on buying oil from Russia

17 Aug 2022

Thailand
Best deal for citizens: Jaishankar on buying oil from Russia

Defending India's decision to buy crude oil from Russia, India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that he had a moral obligation to ensure the best deal for Indian citizens.

Centre's U-turn on Rohingyas: MHA says no flats in Delhi
Centre's U-turn on Rohingyas: MHA says no flats in Delhi

Hours after Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced rehabilitation for Rohingya refugees in Delhi, the Centre released a statement objecting to the news.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are more and more Indians renouncing citizenship?
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are more and more Indians renouncing citizenship?

Over six lakh Indians have renounced their citizenship in the last five years, according to data from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Kejriwal defies LG, says will go ahead with Singapore trip

21 Jul 2022

Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal defies LG, says will go ahead with Singapore trip

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has declared that he would "go ahead" with his Singapore trip to attend an international summit despite the block by Lieutenant Governor (LG) Vinai Kumar Saxena.

Lanka crisis: Centre calls all-party meeting at Tamil Nadu's request

17 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka
Lanka crisis: Centre calls all-party meeting at Tamil Nadu's request

The government on Sunday announced an all-party conference on the unrest in Sri Lanka was scheduled for Tuesday evening.

I2U2 Summit to focus on joint projects in key areas

12 Jul 2022

Japan
I2U2 Summit to focus on joint projects in key areas

The first summit of the new four-nation grouping "I2U2" will be held virtually on Thursday.

Germany: Energy, climate change top PM Modi's G7 summit agenda

26 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi
Germany: Energy, climate change top PM Modi's G7 summit agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Munich, Germany early on Sunday morning to attend the G7 summit.

Meet Ruchira Kamboj, India's next Permanent Representative to UN

22 Jun 2022

Bhutan
Meet Ruchira Kamboj, India's next Permanent Representative to UN

Ruchira Kamboj was appointed India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York on Tuesday.

PM Modi to visit Germany, UAE next week

22 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi
PM Modi to visit Germany, UAE next week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-day visit to Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) beginning Sunday.

Maldives: Mob storms International Yoga Day event; probe ordered

21 Jun 2022

Maldives
Maldives: Mob storms International Yoga Day event; probe ordered

The Maldivian government has ordered an investigation after an angry mob disrupted an International Yoga Day event organized by Indian Cultural Centre at a stadium in the capital Male and threatened the attendees.

Jaishankar on Prophet row: People's sensibilities and sensitivities were impacted

19 Jun 2022

Maharashtra
Jaishankar on Prophet row: People's sensibilities and sensitivities were impacted

After the recent controversy over two former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders' controversial remarks about Prophet Muhammad, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated on Saturday that "people's sensibilities and sensitivities were impacted."

Kabul: Multiple blasts in gurdwara after gunmen kill guard

18 Jun 2022

Afghanistan
Kabul: Multiple blasts in gurdwara after gunmen kill guard

At least two explosions were reported from a gurdwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday.

Unwarranted, narrow-minded comments: MEA's critical response to OIC's statement

06 Jun 2022

Arun Singh
Unwarranted, narrow-minded comments: MEA's critical response to OIC's statement

India slammed the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday for its "unwarranted" comments on suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma's remarks on Prophet Muhammed in a TV news debate.

First time since Taliban takeover, Indian delegation visits Kabul

02 Jun 2022

Afghanistan
First time since Taliban takeover, Indian delegation visits Kabul

In a first since the Taliban's capture of power in Afghanistan, a high-level Indian delegation headed by a senior diplomat is currently on a visit to Kabul to oversee the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the country.

Ukraine: India to reopen embassy in Kyiv from May 17

14 May 2022

England
Ukraine: India to reopen embassy in Kyiv from May 17

India has announced that its consulate in Ukraine will reopen on Tuesday in the country's capital of Kyiv, the Ministry of External Affairs stated.

India not sending troops to Sri Lanka: Indian High Commission

11 May 2022

Sri Lanka
India not sending troops to Sri Lanka: Indian High Commission

The Indian High Commission in Colombo on Wednesday firmly denied rumors that New Delhi was sending soldiers to Sri Lanka.

Centre denies asking Bharat Biotech to address WHO's COVAXIN suspension
Centre denies asking Bharat Biotech to address WHO's COVAXIN suspension

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday denied reports that it had asked Bharat Biotech to address issues to avoid the cancellation of the World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency approval for its COVAXIN.

Toronto: Indian student shot dead, family alleges no government assistance

09 Apr 2022

Canada
Toronto: Indian student shot dead, family alleges no government assistance

The family of 21-year-old Kartik Vasudev—who was shot dead in Canada's Toronto on Thursday—claimed no assistance had been provided so far by the Canadian and Indian governments even after 48 hours of the incident while demanding justice for their dead son.

China's comments on J&K in Pakistan 'uncalled for,' says India

24 Mar 2022

India
China's comments on J&K in Pakistan 'uncalled for,' says India

India on Wednesday "rejected" the "uncalled reference" to Jammu and Kashmir by the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his speech in Pakistan.

Canada: Five Indian students killed, two injured in road-accident

14 Mar 2022

Canada
Canada: Five Indian students killed, two injured in road-accident

Five Indian students were killed in a road accident and two others were seriously injured in Canada on Saturday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.

Ukraine: India denies claims that citizens in Kharkiv are held "hostages"

03 Mar 2022

India
Ukraine: India denies claims that citizens in Kharkiv are held "hostages"

India on Thursday denied that its citizens are being kept hostage in the eastern city of Kharkiv in Ukraine, as claimed by Russia.

Over 1,300 Indians evacuated from Ukraine in last 24 hours

02 Mar 2022

India
Over 1,300 Indians evacuated from Ukraine in last 24 hours

India has evacuated 1,377 of its citizens from war-hit Ukraine under the flagship Operation Ganga mission in the last 24 hours, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar said on Wednesday.

India to send humanitarian aid to war-hit Ukraine

01 Mar 2022

India
India to send humanitarian aid to war-hit Ukraine

India on Tuesday will send the first consignment of humanitarian aid and relief supplies to Ukraine at the request of the latter.

MEA teams to evacuate Indians from Ukraine's land borders

25 Feb 2022

Ukraine
MEA teams to evacuate Indians from Ukraine's land borders

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is sending teams to the land borders of Ukraine to help evacuate Indian nationals stranded in the country.

India advises citizens to leave Ukraine amid Russian invasion fears

20 Feb 2022

India
India advises citizens to leave Ukraine amid Russian invasion fears

Amid heightening tension between Russia and Ukraine, India has asked its citizens, including students, to leave Ukraine if their stay is "not essential."

Karnataka students offer namaz in school classroom amid hijab row

12 Feb 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka students offer namaz in school classroom amid hijab row

A video showing Muslim students offering namaz (Islamic prayers) inside a classroom of a government school in Karnataka has surfaced on social media.

South Korea 'regrets offense' after Hyundai Pakistan's Kashmir post

08 Feb 2022

South Korea
South Korea 'regrets offense' after Hyundai Pakistan's Kashmir post

The government of South Korea on Tuesday said it "regretted the offence caused to the people of India" with regards to the controversy over Hyundai's social media posts.

SFJ member Multani arrested in Germany over Ludhiana court blast

28 Dec 2021

Punjab
SFJ member Multani arrested in Germany over Ludhiana court blast

The police in Germany have reportedly arrested Jaswinder Singh Multani, a prominent member of the banned outfit Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), for his alleged involvement in a blast in a Ludhiana court last week.

Modi receives Bhutan's highest civilian award for 'unconditional support'

17 Dec 2021

India
Modi receives Bhutan's highest civilian award for 'unconditional support'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday awarded Bhutan's highest civilian award, the Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo or the Order of The Druk Gyalpo.

2 Hindu men killed in Bangladesh violence; toll reaches 6

16 Oct 2021

Bangladesh
2 Hindu men killed in Bangladesh violence; toll reaches 6

Two Hindu men have been killed in Bangladesh, police officials said, marking fresh casualties in the ongoing communal violence in the neighboring country.

'Disturbing': India slams attacks during Durga Puja in Bangladesh

15 Oct 2021

Bangladesh
'Disturbing': India slams attacks during Durga Puja in Bangladesh

India has condemned the recent communal violence during Durga Puja celebrations in the neighboring Bangladesh, terming it "disturbing."

India and Australia hold inaugural '2+2' talks

11 Sep 2021

India
India and Australia hold inaugural '2+2' talks

India and Australia on Saturday began a high-level foreign and defense ministerial dialogue aimed at further ramping up their overall defense and strategic cooperation including in the Indo-Pacific amid China's increasing military assertiveness in the region.

No decision yet on recognizing Taliban government in Afghanistan: MEA

02 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
No decision yet on recognizing Taliban government in Afghanistan: MEA

Two days after establishing the first diplomatic contact with the Taliban, the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday clarified that it is too early to decide whether to give any recognition to the Taliban government.

Jaishankar to visit Slovenia, Croatia, Denmark in four-day tour

02 Sep 2021

Denmark
Jaishankar to visit Slovenia, Croatia, Denmark in four-day tour

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will visit three central European countries, Croatia, Denmark, Slovenia, in a four-day tour from September 2-5.

India holds meeting with Taliban, first since Kabul fall

31 Aug 2021

India
India holds meeting with Taliban, first since Kabul fall

India's Ambassador to Qatar, Deepak Mittal, met a representative of the Taliban in Doha on Tuesday.

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