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05 Mar 2020India
India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare
In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be visiting Brussels for the India-EU summit, External Affairs Ministry's spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.
27 Feb 2020Ministry Of External Affairs
India deems US panel's statement on Delhi violence 'factually incorrect'
India on Thursday reacted to the comments made by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on the communal violence in Northeast Delhi.
17 Feb 2020Jammu And Kashmir
India rejects UN chief's offer to mediate on J&K
India on Sunday rejected an offer from United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' to mediate on the Jammu and Kashmir issue.
09 Jan 2020Ministry Of External Affairs
15 foreign envoys visit Kashmir, government explains agenda
As 15 envoys from different countries are visiting Jammu and Kashmir, the government briefed media about the objective of this trip.
12 Dec 2019Bangladesh
CAB aftermath: Bangladesh's foreign minister cancels India visit, MEA responds
The sharp words which Union Home Minister Amit Shah used to describe the minorities' condition in neighboring countries ruffled Bangladesh's feathers. The country's foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said no one is treated unfairly.
22 Nov 2019India
Police says Nithyananda fled country; government has no formal information
On Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs said that it has no formal information on self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda fleeing the country.
07 Nov 2019Ministry Of External Affairs
Navjot Singh Sidhu gets political clearance to visit Kartarpur Sahib
On Thursday, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu was granted permission by the Ministry of External Affairs to travel through the Kartarpur Corridor, sources said.
10 Oct 2019India
Xi Jinping says he's "watching" Kashmir, India gives stern reply
India has taken a strong offense at Chinese President Xi Jinping's remarks on Kashmir, which he made on Wednesday during his meeting with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan.
23 Jul 2019India
Trump claims Modi asked for mediation on Kashmir-issue, India denies
Hours after the United States President Donald Trump made a tall claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "requested" him to "mediate" on Kashmir dispute, India refuted it.
09 Mar 2019Pakistan News
India wants "naya" Pakistan to take "naya" action against terrorism
A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he wouldn't allow his country's soil to be used for terrorism abroad, New Delhi on Saturday asked him to move beyond words.
28 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
India demands safe and immediate return of IAF pilot
The government asked Pakistan to ensure an immediate and safe return of an IAF pilot the neighboring country captured after air combat on Wednesday morning.
27 Feb 2019India
Pakistan ready for talks, let's act wisely, says Imran Khan
Speaking on Pakistan's "actions" across the border on Wednesday, Imran Khan said armed forces acted to send a strong message to India that they are capable of defending the nation.
16 Feb 2019Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Cornered after Pulwama attack, coward Pakistan cries conspiracy
Terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed took responsibility for the horrendous Pulwama attack, India slammed Pakistan for nurturing notorious organizations and the United States asked it to do away with its safe havens.
21 Dec 2018India
Woman, for whom Ansari went to Pakistan, testified for him
The woman, for whom Hamid Ansari, entered Pakistan illegally and was arrested there, testified for him in the court hoping to facilitate his release, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.
23 Nov 2018Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj meets Laotian counterpart Kommasith; holds bilateral talks
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today met her Laotian counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith and held wide-ranging talks to enhance cooperation in key areas like defense, trade, energy, and agriculture.
15 Nov 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi participates in ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade for the prosperity of the strategic Indo-Pacific region.
29 Oct 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi asks Japanese businessmen to engage more with India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Tokyo on Saturday to attend the 13th India-Japan annual summit, asked Japanese businessmen to engage more with India as he interacted with top business leaders from the two countries at a forum.
27 Sep 2018Iran
Swaraj meets her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif, discusses US sanctions
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif and discussed bilateral issues, including the US's sanctions against the major crude exporter that are set to be implemented in November.
21 Sep 2018India
India calls off Sushma-Qureshi meeting over policemen's killing in J&K
India today called off the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York, citing the "brutal" killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the release of postal stamps glorifying Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani.
15 Sep 2018Venkaiah Naidu
Naidu discusses bilateral cooperation in trade, defense with Serbian President
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday met Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and held a fruitful discussion with him on strengthening cooperation in a number of areas, including trade, defense, and IT.
12 Jul 2018India
Delhi: British MP denied entry into India on arrival
British Parliamentarian Lord Alexander Carlile was yesterday denied entry into India on his arrival in New Delhi for not having an appropriate Indian visa, Ministry of External Affairs said.
30 Jun 2018Twitter
Swaraj trolled on Twitter again, accused of appeasing Muslims
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was again trolled on Twitter and accused of appeasing Muslims.
02 Jun 2018India
PM Modi leaves for India after wrapping up 3-nation tour
PM Narendra Modi has left for India after concluding his significant and successful three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
02 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi visits Hindu, Buddhist temples and mosque in Singapore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on three-day Singapore tour, visited Hindu and Buddhist temples and a mosque in Chinatown today, demonstrating the age-old people-to-people contact between India and Singapore.
01 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
Modi meets Singapore PM and President, receives 'guard of honor'
PM Narendra Modi today met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation specially in trade, investment, connectivity, innovation and technology.
31 May 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi meets newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Dr. Mahathir Mohamad in his office at Perdana Putra Complex, Putrajaya in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital.
23 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
MEA Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today called on Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan to discuss bilateral ties.
30 Jan 2018India
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.
15 Dec 2017Sri 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.
07 Nov 2017India
China hopes India-US-Australia-Japan doesn't harm "third party"
China is worried that the revival of the India-US-Japan-Australia quadrilateral security dialogue would seek to undermine its global influence.