Articles about Gopal Baglay

PM Modi reorganizes Prime Minister's Office (PMO); shuffles work allocation

29 Sep 2019

India
PM Modi reorganizes Prime Minister's Office (PMO); shuffles work allocation

Before starting his week-long trip to the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed the process of revamping his office, formally known as Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

Is China gearing up for a war in Doklam?

06 Aug 2017

World
Is China gearing up for a war in Doklam?

Raising alarm bells for India, an article in the Chinese state-run daily Global Times has indicated that China may be planning a "small-scale military operation, to expel Indian troops lingering on its territory".

India maintains diplomatic silence as China continues belligerent rhetoric

05 Aug 2017

World
India maintains diplomatic silence as China continues belligerent rhetoric

While China continues its belligerent rhetoric over the Sikkim Standoff, India continues to hold its tongue.

India slams Pakistan amid Saeed plans to make political debut

05 Aug 2017

World
India slams Pakistan amid Saeed plans to make political debut

Reports suggest that 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafeez Saeed is attempting to get his organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) registered as a political party ahead of Pakistan's general elections in 2018.

#SikkimStandoff: Ex-Chinese diplomat says Indian troops must withdraw or die

20 Jul 2017

World
#SikkimStandoff: Ex-Chinese diplomat says Indian troops must withdraw or die

Liu Youfa, a former Chinese diplomat, said the Indian troops deployed at the disputed Donglang area (also called Doklam) could withdraw, be captured or killed.

India committed to nuclear disarmament, despite boycotting UN treaty talks

19 Jul 2017

World
India committed to nuclear disarmament, despite boycotting UN treaty talks

India's external affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said New Delhi remained committed to non-discriminatory and verifiable nuclear disarmament.

Stay out of the Kashmir issue: India tells China

14 Jul 2017

World
Stay out of the Kashmir issue: India tells China

Asserting that cross-border terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir was at the heart of Indo-Pak bilateral tensions, India snubbed China's offer to mediate the Kashmir issue.

Pakistan examining visa application of Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

13 Jul 2017

World
Pakistan examining visa application of Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

Pakistan is examining India's request for a visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, Islamabad said.

Swaraj: Pakistan hasn't responded to visa request for Jadhav's mother

10 Jul 2017

World
Swaraj: Pakistan hasn't responded to visa request for Jadhav's mother

Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said she still hasn't received an acknowledgement from her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz over a letter requesting a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Yadav's mother.

G20 Summit: Modi, Xi praise each other amid Sikkim standoff

07 Jul 2017

World
G20 Summit: Modi, Xi praise each other amid Sikkim standoff

PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping praised each other when they spoke at an informal BRICS meeting on the sidelines of the two-day G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

Over 50 cases lodged against Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin

28 Jun 2017

World
Over 50 cases lodged against Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin is wanted in over 50 cases, including a Rs. 80cr terror-funding case. He also has an Interpol Red Notice pending.

#ModiInUS: US designates Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin as a 'global-terrorist'

27 Jun 2017

World
#ModiInUS: US designates Hizbul chief Syed Salahuddin as a 'global-terrorist'

Ahead of PM Modi's meeting with Trump, the US named Hizbul Mujahideen Chief, Syed Salahuddin as a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist', tacitly justifying India's position that cross-border terrorism has been fuelling violence in Kashmir.

Indians safe in Qatar, not being evacuated- MEA

23 Jun 2017

World
Indians safe in Qatar, not being evacuated- MEA

A day after the government announced special flights from Doha to India, it denied it is an evacuation, but an attempt to restore connectivity which has been hit due to "regional political developments".

Middle-East crisis: Special flights from Doha to bring back Indians

22 Jun 2017

World
Middle-East crisis: Special flights from Doha to bring back Indians

Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has announced special flights from Qatar to bring Indians trapped there back to the country.

Russia rejects Islamabad's claims of Putin's mediation in Indo-Pak ties

16 Jun 2017

World
Russia rejects Islamabad's claims of Putin's mediation in Indo-Pak ties

Russia has rejected reports quoting a senior Pakistani official that Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his interest in mediating between India and Pakistan.

Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing to resume on June 13

13 Jun 2017

Business
Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing to resume on June 13

On June 13, the Westminster Magistrates Court in London will hear the extradition case of Vijay Mallya, where the Crown Prosecution Service will argue for the Indian government; CBI earlier provided officials necessary documents.

Modi runs into Nawaz Sharif at SCO, enquires about health

09 Jun 2017

World
Modi runs into Nawaz Sharif at SCO, enquires about health

PM Modi exchanged greetings with Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif when the two happened to run into each other at the Leaders' Lounge in Astana-Opera before the Shanghai Cooperation Organization concert.

Shanghai Co-operation Organization to admit India, Pakistan as full members

08 Jun 2017

World
Shanghai Co-operation Organization to admit India, Pakistan as full members

All eyes are on India and Pakistan as they are set to be admitted as members of the Shanghai Co-operation Organization, at the annual summit to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, on 8-9 June.

UN reports say CPEC could worsen Indo-Pak relations

26 May 2017

World
UN reports say CPEC could worsen Indo-Pak relations

A report compiled by the UN's Economic and Social Commission for Asia, has stated that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor could spell disaster for Indo-Pak relations and could potentially deteriorate the regional security scenario.

Canada denies Indian CRPF officer entry, cites human rights violations

23 May 2017

World
Canada denies Indian CRPF officer entry, cites human rights violations

The Canadian government denied entry to CRPF IG (Retd.) Tejinder Singh Dhillon for serving a government which carries out "terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violations, or genocide".

Chinese state media ridicule India's boycott of OBOR Summit

16 May 2017

India
Chinese state media ridicule India's boycott of OBOR Summit

Chinese state media has suggested that India's "shallow analysis of state interests, and an outdated understanding of geopolitics," led to its boycott of the recent Belt and Road forum.

CPEC is flagship of OBOR: Chinese President Xi Jinping

15 May 2017

World
CPEC is flagship of OBOR: Chinese President Xi Jinping

At the end of the Belt and Road summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping praised the China Pakistan Economic Corridor calling it the flagship of the Belt and Road initiative.

Chinese President Jinping pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road

15 May 2017

World
Chinese President Jinping pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion for a new initiative he called the Belt and Road initiative. It takes forward China's One Belt, One Road initiative that was announced in 2013.

Concerns over CPEC: India to not attend China's OBOR summit

14 May 2017

World
Concerns over CPEC: India to not attend China's OBOR summit

Despite China's efforts to coax India into attending the One Belt One Road Forum, India clarified that it would boycott the summit.

SC finds Mallya guilty of contempt of court, summons him

09 May 2017

Business
SC finds Mallya guilty of contempt of court, summons him

The Supreme Court has found businessman Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court, and has summoned him before it on 10 July.

Arun Jaitley: 1984 Anti-Sikh riots were not 'Genocide'

19 Apr 2017

World
Arun Jaitley: 1984 Anti-Sikh riots were not 'Genocide'

Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley reportedly conveyed to his Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan that a resolution terming the 1984 anti-Sikh riots "genocide" was "unreal and exaggerated".

Vijay Mallya arrested in London, granted bail in 3 hrs

18 Apr 2017

Business
Vijay Mallya arrested in London, granted bail in 3 hrs

In what is seen as the first-step toward bringing Vijay Mallya to India, reports have indicated that he was arrested by Scotland Yard in London. The Westminster Magistrates' Court granted him bail in 3 hours.

Madhesi protests: Nepal tables constitution amendment bill

13 Apr 2017

World
Madhesi protests: Nepal tables constitution amendment bill

Ahead of elections next month, the Nepal government has proposed a federal commission to study and recommend changes to number of provinces and their boundaries, in an attempt to appease the protesting Madhesi community.

Canadian state assembly passes motion calling 1984 anti-Sikh riots "genocide"

08 Apr 2017

World
Canadian state assembly passes motion calling 1984 anti-Sikh riots "genocide"

The Ontario Assembly became Canada's first state legislature to pass a motion describing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as "genocide."

Yogi Adityanath: Fali Nariman questions appointment as UP CM

26 Mar 2017

Politics
Yogi Adityanath: Fali Nariman questions appointment as UP CM

Eminent jurist Fali Nariman questioned the appointment of Yogi Adityanath as the Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, asking PM Modi if this was the start of a Hindu state.

Government slams New York Times' editorial for criticizing Modi

26 Mar 2017

Politics
Government slams New York Times' editorial for criticizing Modi

The external affairs ministry has questioned the wisdom behind New York Times' editorial which criticized PM Modi for making Yogi Adityanath the CM of Uttar Pradesh.

Vijay Mallya: UK okays request for his extradition

25 Mar 2017

Business
Vijay Mallya: UK okays request for his extradition

The UK secretary of state has approved India's request for extradition of Vijay Mallya and sent it to a district judge for consideration of a warrant, announced MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay.

India reacts angrily to Basit's support for Kashmiri "freedom struggle"

24 Mar 2017

India
India reacts angrily to Basit's support for Kashmiri "freedom struggle"

After media reports on Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit reiterating support for Kashmir's "freedom struggle", India External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay said it is "tantamount to interference in our internal affairs".

India won't allow Pakistan to go first: Nuclear expert

21 Mar 2017

India
India won't allow Pakistan to go first: Nuclear expert

Nuclear expert Vipin Narang of MIT said India may shelve its "no first use" policy if Pakistan appeared likely to use the weapons first.

India concerned over Madhesi killings

10 Mar 2017

World
India concerned over Madhesi killings

India's Ministry of External Affairs expressed concern over the killing of four Madhesi protesters in police firing in Nepal.

Pakistan reportedly apprehends 94 Indian fishermen in two days

06 Mar 2017

India
Pakistan reportedly apprehends 94 Indian fishermen in two days

The National Fishworkers Forum reported that Pakistan had apprehended 94 Indian fishermen and seized 17 boats off the Gujarat coast in two days.

India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners

01 Mar 2017

India
India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners

In a gesture of good-will, India will release 39 Pakistanis who are currently lodged in Indian jails. Of these, 21 are prisoners who have completed their sentences, while 18 are fishermen who strayed into Indian waters.