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04 Apr 2018


Sushma Swaraj on 3-day visit to Azerbaijan to attend NAM-meet

External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today left for a three-day visit to Azerbaijan's capital city Baku to participate in the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Conference.

30 Mar 2018

Bay of Bengal

Citing humanitarian spirit, China to share hydrological data with India

China said that it will soon resume sharing hydrological data of the Brahmaputra River with India on "humanitarian" grounds.

28 Mar 2018


India strongly condemns renewed missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

India on Wednesday strongly condemned renewed missile attacks targeting civilian areas in Riyadh and other cities of Saudi Arabia and reiterated its resolve to fight terrorism and violence in all its forms.

21 Mar 2018


ISIS killed 39 Indians: Why was government quiet for 4years?

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday informed the Parliament that 39 Indians, abducted by ISIS terrorists in Iraq, were dead.

14 Mar 2018


Pakistan national, who stayed in India for 27 years, deported

A 37-year-old Pakistani national, who was illegally staying in India since he was about 10 years of age, has been deported to the neighboring country, a police official said on Wednesday.

10 Mar 2018


Nothing suspicious about Sridevi's sudden demise, says MEA

The Ministry Of External Affairs has ruled out the possibility of anything suspicious in Bollywood legend Sridevi's sudden demise in Dubai, thus putting an end to all the speculations.

02 Mar 2018


No change in stance on Dalai Lama, says Indian government

After media reports of Center asking its senior leaders to stay away from events marking 60 years in exile of the Dalai Lama, Ministry of External Affairs clarified that India's position on the Dalai Lama has not changed.

27 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

MEA directed to disclose Air-India bills for PM Modi's foreign-visits

RTI apex body Central Information Commission has directed External Affairs Ministry to disclose how much money was spent on chartering Air India aircraft for PM Narendra Modi's foreign trips during 2013-17.

24 Feb 2018


Nirav Modi fraud: Modi and Choski's passports revoked

The passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choski - accused of over Rs. 11,400 crore worth of fraud - have been revoked, according to sources from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

13 Feb 2018


Mallika Sherawat urges Sushma Swaraj to help her

Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat has put forth an appeal to External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj seeking help in arranging an Indian visa for the co-founder of an NGO called Free-A-Girl.

13 Feb 2018


Resurgence of pro-Khalistan sentiment abroad: Should India be worried?

The ban on Indian diplomats entering gurdwaras abroad, that started with India's Consul General in Toronto, Dinesh Bhatia's visit to Dixie gurdwara in January 2017, has now spread across countries.

12 Feb 2018


Of abused NRI wives and their struggle to break free

Neha Rastogi worked with Apple and lived in Silicon Valley. She had a good education, an illustrious career, a four-year-old daughter and an abusive husband.

05 Feb 2018

Domestic Violence

#CallForHelp: Three NRI wives call home for help every day

Getting their daughter married to an NRI might be a fantasy for many Indian parents, but things might not be as pleasant as they appear.

04 Feb 2018


Oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors suspected hijacked in Africa

An oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors on board has gone missing off the coast of Benin in West Africa.

30 Jan 2018


Passports to remain as the valid address proof: Centre

Earlier, the External Affairs Ministry said it would stop printing the last page of the passport, leaving it blank, which means passports wouldn't be a valid address proof.

26 Jan 2018


Class 1 officer's recommendation no longer needed for 'Tatkaal' passport

The External Affairs Ministry has made it easier for those in need of urgent passports to get one.

22 Jan 2018


J&K: Ceasefire violation death toll climbs to 11 since Thursday

An Army jawan injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Saturday succumbed to his injuries, taking the death toll in border firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir to 11 since Thursday.

19 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Views on wall between US, "dangerous" Mexico never changed: Trump

After White House Chief of Staff, John Kelly, stated President Trump's stance on the US-Mexico wall was evolving, the latter denied changing his views on the same.

14 Jan 2018


Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over proposed passport changes

Congress President Rahul Gandhi slammed the Modi government after the Centre suggested that passports may no longer serve as valid address proofs.

12 Jan 2018


Passports might not be a valid address proof anymore

If a report by HT is to be believed, Indians might not be able to use passports as address proof soon.

06 Jan 2018


President Kovind's vehicle to soon have number plates

Vehicles of President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, and other constitutional authorities like Governors and Lieutenant-Governors will display registration-numbers and not the State Emblem of India, said government.

26 Dec 2017

Sushma Swaraj

India accuses Pakistan of "mischievous intent" behind Jadhav's family meeting

A day after meeting Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistani custody, his mother and wife met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi.

25 Dec 2017


Bike-borne robbers snatch diplomat Eenam Gambhir's phone in Delhi

Even Eenam Gambhir, the first secretary of India's Permanent Mission to the UN, couldn't escape Delhi's notorious snatchers.

15 Dec 2017


India to work with Nepal's newly elected Left Alliance

India is looking forward to working with Nepal's Left Alliance following its victory in the country's parliamentary elections.

15 Dec 2017

Sri Lanka

India expects Sri Lanka, Maldives to respect its security concerns

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar has said India expects its Indian Ocean neighbors, Sri Lanka and Maldives, to be considerate about its security concerns.

18 Nov 2017


India-China hold first border talks since Doklam standoff resolution

India and China held their first meeting to discuss the border issues since the resolution of the Doklam Crisis.

17 Nov 2017


Indian child Sherin Mathews' mother arrested for 'endangering' her

Less than a month after three-year-old Indian child Sherin Mathews was found dead in Dallas, officials have arrested her foster mother for leaving her alone the night she was reported missing.

09 Nov 2017

North Korea

Are North Korean diplomats involved in Pakistan's illicit liquor business?

Last month, the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad, was robbed.

30 Oct 2017


India ships first wheat consignment to Afghanistan via Chabahar

Even as tense US-Iran relations continue to cast a shadow over India's schemes for Chabahar, India shipped its first wheat consignment to Afghanistan via the port.

23 Oct 2017


Chabahar port: Are US-Iran tensions affecting India's dream project?

After a brief period of calm, US-Iran relations have once again become strained under Donald Trump's presidency.

Sushma Swaraj's Diwali gift: Medical visas to all deserving Pakistanis

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has a delightful gift for Pakistanis this Diwali: she announced India will grant medical visas to all citizens in deserving cases.

07 Oct 2017


Despite tension, Sushma Swaraj assists two ailing Pakistanis

Even amid escalating tension with Pakistan, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has continued her social media diplomacy and came to the help of two Pakistanis within hours of their requests.

28 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi

Kerala priest released from IS captivity in Yemen meets Modi

Father Tom Uzhunnalil met PM Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and thanked them for their support.

27 Sep 2017

Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to ailing 7-year-old Pakistani girl

Winning hearts again, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has granted a medical visa to yet another ailing Pakistani, despite the rising Indo-Pak tensions.

22 Sep 2017


Here's why Eenam Gambhir is winning internet and our hearts

In a spectacular rebuttal, India silenced Pakistan over the Kashmir crisis at the UN General Assembly on Friday. Courtesy Eenam Gambhir, India's First Secretary of the Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

19 Sep 2017

North Korea

Swaraj condemns North Korea in India-Japan-US trilateral meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono in New York.

17 Sep 2017


Fate of 39 Indians captured in Iraq still unknown

The Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi revealed that the whereabouts of the 39 Indian construction workers captured in 2014 by the Islamic State group still remains unknown.

15 Sep 2017


Centre to file affidavit in SC over Rohingya deportation decision

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said an affidavit will be filed by the Centre in the Supreme Court over its decision to deport illegal Rohingya immigrants back to Myanmar.

14 Sep 2017


#RohingyaCrisis: India to provide humanitarian aid to refugees in Bangladesh

On September 14, India agreed to provide humanitarian assistance to Bangladesh as the latter struggled to handle the influx of an estimated 3.79 lakh Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

12 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi

Kerala priest Tom Uzhunnalil abducted by IS rescued

On 12th Sep, Kerala priest Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted by the IS from Yemen in 2016, was rescued, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

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