Articles about Raveesh Kumar
08 Jul 2020
Kulbhushan Jadhav didn't seek review of his death sentence: Pakistan
Ex-Indian Navy Officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, who faces death sentence in Pakistan didn't file a review plea pertaining to his punishment, Islamabad said on Wednesday. Jadhav, who was picked up by Pakistani agencies in 2016, has instead chosen to go ahead with his pending mercy plea, which was filed on April 17, 2017.
05 Mar 2020
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.
03 Mar 2020
Delhi riots: Iran condemns 'wave of organized violence' against Muslims
In a development that will not find many takers in India, Iran has officially spoken on the riots that rocked New Delhi last week and said it condemned the "wave of violence" against Indian Muslims.
29 Feb 2020
As observer, India will witness historic US-Taliban deal
The United States and Taliban, the terrorist organization that has been waging war in Afghanistan for years, are all set to sign a historic deal.
27 Feb 2020
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 2020
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.
11 Feb 2020
US President Donald Trump to visit India on February 24-25
United States President Donald Trump is scheduled for a 2-day visit to India from February 24-25, the White House announced on Tuesday.
31 Jan 2020
Air India flight to bring back 400 Indians from China
India will soon bring back around 400 Indians from China's Wuhan, which has been reeling under a deadly coronavirus outbreak.
30 Jan 2020
India shares evacuation forms with citizens stuck in China: Report
As the deadly coronavirus infection spread to all provinces and regions of China, the Indian embassy in Beijing has prepared to evacuate Indians stuck in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.
16 Jan 2020
India to invite Pakistan PM Imran Khan for SCO meet
India will invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to attend the annual meeting of the council of heads of the government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to be hosted in New Delhi later this year.
09 Jan 2020
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.
04 Jan 2020
Slain Iranian General plotted terror attacks in Delhi, says Trump
Addressing the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, United States President Donald Trump on Friday said that they executed the world's "number-one terrorist" who plotted terror attacks to "as far away as New Delhi."
13 Dec 2019
Amid Citizenship Bill protests, Japan's PM postpones India visit
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has deferred his three-day visit to India, Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday.
12 Dec 2019
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.
10 Dec 2019
MEA dismisses US Commission's statement on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
The Ministry of External Affairs is unhappy with the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) after it issued a statement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
22 Nov 2019
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.
08 Nov 2019
India dropped bomb at Kartarpur Sahib: Pakistan tries instigating violence
The Kartarpur Corridor was supposed to give Indian Sikhs easy access to the Gurudwara, situated in Pakistan. But the country is using it to further its propaganda and fan separatist sentiments.
07 Nov 2019
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 2019
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.
26 Sep 2019
'Crook' Mehul Choksi will be deported to India: Antigua PM
The days of Mehul Choksi's freedom are numbered and if all goes well, he will be deported to India, a statement from Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister has hinted.
22 Sep 2019
PM Modi arrives in Houston; will address mega event today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Houston for his week-long tour of the United States.
03 Sep 2019
Kulbhushan Jadhav under pressure to repeat Pakistan's false narrative: India
Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former naval officer of India, is under extreme pressure to parrot Pakistan's false narrative, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
23 Jul 2019
Modi didn't ask Trump for mediation, says EAM in Parliament
US President Donald Trump's statement on Kashmir dispute created a furor in India, prompting Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar to clarify Centre's stand in the Parliament.
23 Jul 2019
Kashmir dispute can't be solved bilaterally: Imran after meeting Trump
After India denied seeking mediation help from US President Donald Trump to resolve the Kashmir issue, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said the matter can't be solved "bilaterally".
23 Jul 2019
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.
21 Jul 2019
India asks Iran to release 18 Indian sailors in custody
India is in talks with the Iranian government to secure the release of 18 Indian sailors aboard a British oil tanker captured by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.
20 Jul 2019
Hafiz Saeed's arrest made no difference earlier: US slams Pakistan
Days after terrorist Hafiz Saeed was arrested, the United States on Friday expressed doubts on Pakistan's intentions saying his earlier arrests made no difference.
25 Jun 2019
G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues
President of United States, Donald Trump is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 Summit which will be held in Japan's Osaka on June 28 and 29.
30 May 2019
These Bollywood stars will attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony
Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi would be taking oath for his second term as PM on Thursday evening.
03 May 2019
After Azhar's listing, Pakistan seeks time to act against terror
After Masood Azhar's listing as UN-designated terrorist, Pakistan has sought more time from Paris-based terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to act on terrorism.
23 Mar 2019
Modi messaged me, says Imran Khan on Pakistan Day's eve
Days after India and Pakistan witnessed worst escalation since 1999 Kargil war, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted on Friday that he received a message from his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the eve of Pakistan Day.
16 Mar 2019
#NewZealandTerrorAttack: One Indian-origin man among 49 dead, six missing
One man of Indian origin was among the 49 who were brutally killed when two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch area were attacked on Friday. According to IE, two Indians are injured and six are missing.
13 Mar 2019
India didn't show interest in pursuing Nirav Modi's case: Report
India apparently didn't show interest in pursuing the case of Nirav Modi, the fugitive diamantaire who was spotted in London last week claims a report by NDTV.
09 Mar 2019
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.
03 Mar 2019
OIC passes resolution on Kashmir "atrocities", India says "matter internal"
On Saturday, India rejected a resolution by Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the matter was internal.
28 Feb 2019
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 2019
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.
27 Feb 2019
Indo-Pak tensions: One IAF pilot missing in action, says government
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, in a brief press conference, confirmed that Pakistan today retaliated to IAF's airstrikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp across the border in Pakistan.
27 Feb 2019
#IndiaStrikesBack: In China, Sushma Swaraj speaks on "necessary" airstrikes
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is in China to attend a Russia-India-China (RIC) meeting, on Wednesday justified the Balakot airstrikes by saying the Indian Air Force was forced to take the route as Pakistan failed to act against homegrown terror.
21 Feb 2019
MbS orders release of 850 Indian prisoners, increases Haj quota
Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman, who arrived in India on Tuesday for bilateral talks, ordered the release of 850 prisoners on the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar made the announcement on Twitter calling it a "big deliverable".