G7 Summit: News

The G7 summit is held by Group of seven countries annually. It consists of 7 powerful countries whose advanced economies represent more than 62% of the global net worth. These countries are Germany, Italy, UK, US, Japan, Canada, and France. The first G7 summit was held in 1976. The summits are held to discuss the economic policies.

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.

17 May 2022


Global wheat prices surge by 6% after India's export ban

When global markets opened Monday, international wheat prices were up nearly 6% per bushel (or 27.21 kg) compared to Saturday after India's wheat export ban.

16 May 2022


In surprise move, Chinese media defends India's wheat export ban

After the Group of Seven (G7) nations criticized India's decision to ban wheat exports, China—in a surprise move—came to India's defense.

15 May 2022


Wheat exports: Minister responds to G7 nations' criticism on ban

India's move to ban wheat exports drew criticism from the Group of Seven (G7) nations saying such steps might be unproductive and worsen the situation of rising commodity prices.

13 Jun 2021

Narendra Modi

India G7's natural ally in defending democratic values: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is a natural ally of the G7 (Group of Seven) in defending democratic values from the threats of authoritarianism, terrorism, disinformation, and economic coercion.

13 Jun 2021

Narendra Modi

'One Earth, One Health'; Modi thanks G7 for COVID-19 support

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday participated in the first outreach session of the G7 Summit.

12 Jun 2021


France supports India over lifting export curbs on vaccine materials

French President Emmanuel Macron has asked the Group of Seven (G-7) countries to end restrictions on the export of raw materials needed for the production of coronavirus vaccines - a demand India has been raising with the United States as it struggles with shortages.

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.

17 Jan 2021

South Korea

UK PM invites Modi for G7; to visit India

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to attend the G7 summit in Cornwall.

31 May 2020

South Korea

Trump postpones G7 Summit until September; invites India, Russia, others

United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he will be postponing the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) Summit. The US holds the presidency of the G7 this year.

26 Aug 2019


In Trump's presence, Modi says Indo-Pak issues are 'bilateral'

Setting the record straight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said all issues between India and Pakistan are bilateral and there is no need to bother a third country.

24 Aug 2019


PM Modi conferred with 'Order of Zayed', UAE's highest civilian-honor

PM Narendra Modi, who is in the UAE as part of a three-nation tour, was honored with the Gulf nation's highest civilian award on Saturday.

23 Aug 2019


On easing Kashmir tensions, Trump wants to hear Modi's plans

During his meeting with India's PM Narendra Modi over the weekend in France, US President Donald Trump will want to know what he plans to do to ease tensions in Kashmir, which peaked after New Delhi revoked special status of the border state.

23 Aug 2019

Emmanuel Macron

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.

16 Jun 2018

Emmanuel Macron

Trump tells Abe 'he'll send 23 million Mexicans to Japan'

A new report shed light on a rather unpleasant conversation between US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G7 Summit in Canada.

11 Jun 2018

North Korea

Everyone's robbing us: Trump targets India over import tariff

Leaving the G7 summit in Quebec, Canada, US President Donald Trump once again targeted economies including India for using his country as a piggy bank, as he criticized the import tariff policies.

10 Jun 2018


G7 members pledge nearly $3bn for global female education

The G7 Summit has pledged to provide $2.9bn (Rs. 20,256cr) to fund education for the poorest girls and women around the world.

22 Oct 2017


Tech giants take a stand against extremist content

Tech giants Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter have agreed to take stricter action regarding extremist content posted on their platforms.

28 May 2017


G7 summit concludes: Trump refuses to agree to climate-change deal

The conclusion of the annual G7 summit in Sicily on Saturday saw differences crop up between US President Donald Trump and representatives from European nations and Japan.