Articles about S Jaishankar
29 Sep 2021
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.
22 Sep 2021
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.
21 Sep 2021
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.
11 Sep 2021
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.
02 Sep 2021
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.
02 Sep 2021
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.
31 Aug 2021
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.
30 Aug 2021
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.
29 Aug 2021
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.
26 Aug 2021
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.
20 Aug 2021
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.
17 Aug 2021
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.
17 Aug 2021
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.
05 Aug 2021
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.
05 Aug 2021
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.
01 Aug 2021
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.
29 May 2021
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.
05 May 2021
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.
15 Mar 2021
#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.
06 Feb 2021
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.
22 Dec 2020
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.
16 Dec 2020
India, UK pledge to fast track trade agreement talks
On Tuesday, India and United Kingdom promised to fast track dialogue on a free trade agreement, a development that would have a deep impact on the relationship between both countries.
15 Dec 2020
Boris Johnson accepts India's invite to be R-Day chief guest
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted India's invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in January next year.
25 Nov 2020
India announces projects worth $80 million for war-torn Afghanistan
Sending a message that it stands by its allies, India on Tuesday released new development initiatives for war-torn Afghanistan. The initiatives include the construction of a dam and nearly 150 projects which would cost $80 million.
26 Oct 2020
India-US 2+2 talks: Defense agreement, regional security on agenda
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India to participate in the third edition of 2+2 talks.
24 Oct 2020
Don't want India-China military standoff in Ladakh to escalate: US
Ahead of the crucial India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, senior officials of the Trump administration said the United States is closely watching the India-China military standoff in Ladakh, adding they do not want the situation to escalate.
19 Oct 2020
Chinese soldier, apprehended in Ladakh, will be returned: Indian Army
The Indian side caught a Chinese soldier in Eastern Ladakh, and he will be returned to the People's Liberation Army, the Army said in a statement on Monday.
18 Oct 2020
India-China row: Amit Shah says Army 'always ready for war'
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that India is prepared for any eventuality with China.
12 Oct 2020
Indo-China tensions: Seventh round of military talks could remain inconclusive
India and China will hold the seventh round of military talks at Chusul on Monday with an agenda to ease tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), but the outcome is likely to remain unchanged.
10 Oct 2020
60,000 PLA soldiers deployed: Mike Pompeo, amid Indo-China tensions
China has deployed over 60,000 soldiers on India's Northern border, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in interviews after returning from Tokyo where he met counterparts from Japan, Australia, and India.
05 Oct 2020
2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon
India and the United States will hold the third 2+2 dialogue this month and will most likely sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), which is linked to geospatial cooperation, HT reported on Monday.
25 Sep 2020
Galwan-clash cost five soldiers, claims China; India says number higher
For the first time since the bloody June episode in Galwan Valley, China admitted its casualties, saying that five of its soldiers died. However, India is convinced the death toll is higher, with government sources telling News18 that China's count must be multiplied by three.
24 Sep 2020
SAARC must overcome cross-border terror; obstruction in trade, connectivity: Jaishankar
Cross-border terror, blocking connectivity, and obstructing trade are the key challenges that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) must overcome, Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said on Thursday at an informal virtual meeting of SAARC Foreign Ministers held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
11 Sep 2020
Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan
In the two-and-a-half-hours long meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, India's External Minister Dr. S Jaishankar strongly protested the heavy presence of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
10 Sep 2020
MEA S Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow
Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar's meet with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi is underway amid intensified Indo-China border tensions.
10 Sep 2020
India-China tensions can escalate, but 'threshold of war' hasn't reached
With India and China laying reciprocal allegations on one another about warning shots being fired along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) this week, questions about a full-blown war between the nuclear-armed neighbors have received attention.
08 Sep 2020
Ladakh situation "very serious," need deep political talks: S Jaishankar
Ahead of his trip to Moscow, where he is scheduled to meet the Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar called the situation in Ladakh "very serious," adding that a "deep political conversation" was needed.
04 Sep 2020
Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh
As tensions are flaring up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Wei Fenghi, China's Defense Minister, has sought a meeting with India's Rajnath Singh, in Moscow, PTI reported citing people in the know.
01 Sep 2020
After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options
On the day the Indian government admitted that China engaged in yet another transgression in Eastern Ladakh, NSA Ajit Doval held a key meeting with high-ranked officials, where it was decided more troops will be deployed in the volatile area to thwart the neighbor's mischievous attempts.
06 Jul 2020
Did NSA Doval play a role in Galwan Valley's de-escalation?
Before the People's Liberation Army (PLA) pulled its troops back in the tense Galwan Valley today, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval had a long telephonic conversation with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday, multiple reports said.