Articles about S Jaishankar

US responds after EAM Jaishankar questions F-16 deal with Pakistan
US responds after EAM Jaishankar questions F-16 deal with Pakistan

The United States on Monday responded to Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's statements questioning the arrangement between the US and Pakistan over the supply of F-16 fighter jets to Islamabad as a security aid.

India slams Pakistan, China over terrorism at UN General Assembly
India slams Pakistan, China over terrorism at UN General Assembly

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday took a strong swipe at Pakistan and China for allegedly defending terrorism.

Former Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry dies in car accident

04 Sep 2022

Cyrus Mistry
Former Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry dies in car accident

Former Tata Sons chairman and industrialist Cyrus Mistry has died in a car accident near Mumbai.

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.

Woman suicide: Family petitions Jaishankar to bring body from US

11 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Woman suicide: Family petitions Jaishankar to bring body from US

The family of Mandeep Kaur, an Uttar Pradesh woman who died of suicide in the United States, has created an online petition on change.org to demand justice for her.

Congo: 2 Indian peacekeepers from BSF killed in anti-UN protest

27 Jul 2022

Rajasthan
Congo: 2 Indian peacekeepers from BSF killed in anti-UN protest

According to a spokesperson for the Border Security Force (BSF), two BSF personnel who were serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) died on Tuesday during violent protests in the country.

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.

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."

Prophet row: Iran deletes its version of meeting with Doval

10 Jun 2022

Iran
Prophet row: Iran deletes its version of meeting with Doval

Iran seems to have softened its stance on the matter of the ruling BJP members' alleged provocative statements about the Prophet Muhammad.

Prophet remark: Iran foreign minister raises issue on India visit

09 Jun 2022

India
Prophet remark: Iran foreign minister raises issue on India visit

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian raised the issue pertaining to controversial remarks against Prophet Muhammad made by former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma during his India visit on Wednesday.

India also concerned over 'human rights issues' in US: Jaishankar

14 Apr 2022

India
India also concerned over 'human rights issues' in US: Jaishankar

Reacting to the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's recent remarks on a "rise in human rights abuses" in India, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said India, too, is entitled to have its own views and concerns over the human rights situation in the US.

US monitoring rise in India's 'human rights abuses': Antony Blinken

12 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi
US monitoring rise in India's 'human rights abuses': Antony Blinken

In an unusually direct criticism of India, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the United States was monitoring "a rise in human rights abuses" in India by some officials on Monday.

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.

Buying discounted oil from Russia in national interest: FM Sitharaman

02 Apr 2022

India
Buying discounted oil from Russia in national interest: FM Sitharaman

India has started procuring discounted crude oil from Russia despite concerns by the US, the Centre has confirmed.

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.

Operation Ganga: How India is evacuating its citizens from Ukraine

28 Feb 2022

India
Operation Ganga: How India is evacuating its citizens from Ukraine

Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, two more flights under India's flagship Operation Ganga initiative reached Delhi on Monday, carrying a total of 509 stranded Indians from Ukraine.

China's disregard for agreements led to border tensions: Jaishankar

12 Feb 2022

Australia
China's disregard for agreements led to border tensions: Jaishankar

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that border tensions with China have emerged due to the latter's disregard for written agreements.

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.

Jaishankar cites 'history lessons' to counter Rahul Gandhi's Parliament speech

03 Feb 2022

Lok Sabha
Jaishankar cites 'history lessons' to counter Rahul Gandhi's Parliament speech

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Wednesday cited "history lessons" in his counter-attack against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's claim that the government has brought China and Pakistan together.

Taliban asks India to resume international flights to Afghanistan

29 Sep 2021

India
Taliban asks India to resume international flights to Afghanistan

The Taliban has reportedly written to India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), seeking the resumption of commercial flights between India and Afghanistan.

UK recognizes Covishield, but Indians still need to quarantine

22 Sep 2021

London
UK recognizes Covishield, but Indians still need to quarantine

The United Kingdom on Wednesday revised its travel advisory, listing Covishield as an approved COVID-19 vaccine.

India criticizes new UK travel rules; Jaishankar raises issue

21 Sep 2021

England
India criticizes new UK travel rules; Jaishankar raises issue

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has pushed for a resolution of the COVID-19 quarantine issue faced by Indians in the United Kingdom.

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.

Taliban seeks good relations with India; assures no threat

30 Aug 2021

India
Taliban seeks good relations with India; assures no threat

The Taliban on Monday emphasized India's importance in the region and said that it would want good relations with India.

India rethinking strategy on Afghanistan; changing situation challenging: Rajnath Singh

29 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
India rethinking strategy on Afghanistan; changing situation challenging: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said the "changing equation" in Afghanistan is a "challenge" for India, and it has compelled the government to rethink its strategy.

All-party meeting: MEA Jaishankar says Afghanistan situation 'critical'; evacuation priority

26 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
All-party meeting: MEA Jaishankar says Afghanistan situation 'critical'; evacuation priority

At the all-party meeting convened by the Centre on Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar said the situation there is "extremely critical" after the Taliban captured power on August 15.

US officials knew Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban

20 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
US officials knew Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban

Just last month, an internal US State Department document had warned top American officials about Afghanistan's potential fall to the Taliban.

Taliban 'assures safety' of stranded Hindus, Sikhs in Afghanistan

17 Aug 2021

India
Taliban 'assures safety' of stranded Hindus, Sikhs in Afghanistan

After seizing power in Afghanistan, the Taliban has apparently assured the safety of the Hindus and Sikhs stranded in the country.

Afghanistan crisis: India evacuates staff from embassy in Kabul

17 Aug 2021

India
Afghanistan crisis: India evacuates staff from embassy in Kabul

India will immediately evacuate its ambassador to Afghanistan, Rudrendra Tandon, and other embassy staff members, an official spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs said this morning.

Indian woman seeks justice in US; alleges dowry-related torture

05 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi
Indian woman seeks justice in US; alleges dowry-related torture

A newly married Indian woman has sent a distress call to the Indian Embassy in the United States seeking justice after her husband allegedly abandoned her without financial support.

Under India's Presidency, UNSC will meet to discuss Afghanistan's situation

05 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Under India's Presidency, UNSC will meet to discuss Afghanistan's situation

The UN Security Council (UNSC), under the Presidency of India, will meet on Friday to discuss the worsening security situation in Afghanistan.

India assumes UNSC August Presidency; to organize 3 key meetings

01 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi
India assumes UNSC August Presidency; to organize 3 key meetings

India on Sunday took over the rotational Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month of August.

US willing to send COVID-19 vaccines to India: S Jaishankar

29 May 2021

Government of India
US willing to send COVID-19 vaccines to India: S Jaishankar

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken as part of his official trip to the United States.

Jaishankar to join G7 meet virtually after possible COVID-19 exposure

05 May 2021

India
Jaishankar to join G7 meet virtually after possible COVID-19 exposure

India's External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, who is currently in London for the Group of Seven (G7) Summit, today said he will join the Summit meetings virtually after possibly being exposed to the coronavirus infection.

#OxfordUniversity racism row: India to raise the issue when required

15 Mar 2021

Racism
#OxfordUniversity racism row: India to raise the issue when required

Weighing in on the Oxford University racism row, External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar, on Monday said India will take up the matter with the UK when required. He was responding to BJP MP Ashwini Vaishnaw's query in the Parliament.

Twenty-five countries in queue for Made in India COVID-19 vaccine

06 Feb 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine
Twenty-five countries in queue for Made in India COVID-19 vaccine

India has so far supplied the COVID-19 vaccine to 15 countries and another 25 nations are in the queue at different levels for the jab, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday.

Hyderabad man reportedly shot at in US: Details here

22 Dec 2020

Hyderabad
Hyderabad man reportedly shot at in US: Details here

A 43-year-old man from Hyderabad was fired upon and injured in Chicago in the United States, his family members said on Monday.

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