Sushma Swaraj is an Indian politician who works with Bhartiya Janta Party. She was born on February 14, 1952, in Haryana. She is a former president of BJP. She is handling Ministry of external affairs. After Indira Gandhi, she is the second women to hold the office. She has also served as Chief Minister of Delhi for one time. https://twitter.com/sushmaswaraj
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.
24 Feb 2020
Report submitted, SC to hear Shaheen Bagh matter on Wednesday
On Monday, the interlocutors appointed by the Supreme Court to talk to the protesters of Shaheen Bagh submitted their report in a sealed cover and the top court deferred the hearing to Wednesday, February 26.
13 Feb 2020
2 prominent institutes renamed in former MEA Sushma Swaraj's honor
The Central government on Thursday announced its decision to rename two prominent institutes in the honor of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
24 Jan 2020
Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized
The ongoing debate over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) has left the whole nation divided.
04 Dec 2019
MEA spent Rs. 10 lakh on Modi's book launch: RTI
The Ministry of External Affairs has been chided for delaying the response to an RTI seeking information about the 2018 launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book 'Exam Warriors'.
28 Sep 2019
Sushma Swaraj's daughter meets Harish Salve; fulfils her last wish
Hours before her demise, former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had a touching conversation with eminent lawyer Harish Salve. She had asked him to meet her and collect his fee of one rupee for representing Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ).
26 Aug 2019
Opposition's 'curse' behind Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj's deaths: Pragya Thakur
In an explosive statement, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Monday held the Opposition responsible for the deaths of BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Babulal Gaur, and Sushma Swaraj.
07 Aug 2019
#RIPSushmaSwaraj: BJP stalwart cremated with state honors, daughter performs rites
Sushma Swaraj, India's revered External Affairs Minister and one of the tallest leaders of BJP, was cremated at Lodhi crematorium on Wednesday with complete state honors.
07 Aug 2019
#RIPSushmaSwaraj: Bollywood celebrities mourn the death of BJP veteran
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away yesterday night in AIIMS, Delhi, due to a heart attack. She was 67.
07 Aug 2019
Ansari's homecoming to rescuing people: How Sushma Swaraj touched lives
She opened the doors of external affairs ministry for the common man, she showed how to use social media for solving citizens' woes, and she set an example for all.
07 Aug 2019
#RIPSushmaSwaraj: Leaders across the world pay tributes to Sushma Swaraj
The sudden demise of BJP stalwart and former External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, has come as a shock to many leaders not only in India but across the world.
07 Aug 2019
Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee
As the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj won hearts with her compassion and approachable attitude. Naturally, her demise on Tuesday night shocked everyone.
07 Aug 2019
#RIPSushmaSwaraj: BJP leader to be cremated with full state honors
A prolific leader, a brilliant orator, and one of the most-loved politicians of India, Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night. She was 67.
06 Aug 2019
BJP leader Sushma Swaraj passes away at 67
In an extremely sad piece of news, BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday.
29 Jun 2019
Sushma Swaraj swiftly vacates government residence, wins netizens' heart
About a month after the new Narendra Modi government was sworn in, former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has vacated her official residence in central Delhi.
08 Jun 2019
Imran Khan writes to Modi, seeks to resolve Kashmir dispute
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reported to have received a letter from his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, in which the latter mentioned that talks can solve the differences between the two nations, including Kashmir dispute.
01 Jun 2019
Proud to follow on Sushma Swaraj's footsteps: Foreign Minister Jaishankar
Newly-appointed External Affairs Minister, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, in his first tweet after taking charge, said that he was "proud to follow on the footsteps" of senior BJP leader and his predecessor Sushma Swaraj.
31 May 2019
From JNU student to FinMin, tracing Nirmala Sitharaman's incredible journey
On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.
31 May 2019
#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet took oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.
24 May 2019
Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report
After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.
17 May 2019
Top BJP leaders, ministers campaign for PM Modi in Varanasi
Top Union ministers and BJP leaders have been campaigning in PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh with an aim to not only win but break the record for margin of victory in the constituency.
06 May 2019
Why brouhaha surrounding Akshay's Canadian citizenship is totally unnecessary
Akshay Kumar, who's currently facing the wrath for holding a Canadian citizenship and thus not able to vote in India, has found support in Anupam Kher and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.
26 Apr 2019
PM Modi files nomination from Varanasi in allies' presence
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in the presence of top BJP leaders and allies.
25 Apr 2019
PM Modi heads to Varanasi, will file nomination on Friday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will file his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on Friday, April 26, but before that BJP has planned a mega show of strength.
22 Apr 2019
6 Indians among 290 killed in Sri Lanka blasts
At least six Indians have been killed in a string of eight powerful blasts, including suicide attacks, which struck three churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, officials said today.
21 Apr 2019
#SriLankaBlasts: Three Indians among those killed, says Sushma Swaraj
Three Indian nationals were among those killed in the bomb blasts in Sri Lanka today, said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
20 Apr 2019
Sushma Swaraj appeals Indians to evacuate Libyan capital, Tripoli, immediately
Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, yesterday urged Indians living in the capital city of Libya, Tripoli, to evacuate the country immediately.
19 Apr 2019
No Pakistani soldier or civilian died in Balakot airstrike: Swaraj
No Pakistani soldier or civilian died in the air strike at Balakot in Pakistan in February, MEA Sushma Swaraj said yesterday.
16 Apr 2019
Body of Kashmiri student, who died in Bangladesh, reaches Anantnag
Body of a Kashmiri student, who died in Bangladesh after suffering a seizure at her hostel, reached her native village yesterday, officials said.
15 Apr 2019
#AzamKhanRow: Draupadi being disrobed, says Swaraj; seeks Mulayam's response
On Monday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj equated Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav to Mahabharata's character Bhishma Pitamah. She asked him to respond to the derogatory remarks of Azam Khan.
08 Apr 2019
BJP releases its manifesto, promises to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill
The BJP released its manifesto, titled "Sankalp Patra", for the upcoming polls on Monday. The document was released in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah, and union minister Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, and Rajnath Singh.
06 Apr 2019
Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat
The list of Bharatiya Janata Party's star-campaigners in Gujarat started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ended with actor Vivek Oberoi.
06 Apr 2019
India achieved success in getting Pak isolated among Islamic-countries: Swaraj
India has achieved success in getting Pakistan isolated even among Islamic countries in the aftermath of the terror attacks, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said yesterday.
31 Mar 2019
Immigrant attacks Karnataka couple in Germany, husband dies
A couple from Karnataka, living and working in Germany, was attacked by an immigrant near Munich on Friday which resulted in the death of the husband.
26 Mar 2019
From Hindu girls to Muslim wives: Peeking into Pakistan's dark-reality
A distraught father, sitting in torn clothes, beat his chest outside a police station in Pakistan's Sindh province demanding the return of his daughters Raveena (13) and Rina (15).
26 Mar 2019
BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi
Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
25 Mar 2019
Two Pakistani Hindu minor girls abducted, forcefully converted for nikah
A man suspected to have assisted in solemnizing the wedding of two Pakistani Hindu minor girls, who were reportedly abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, was arrested yesterday, as the teenagers approached a court in Pakistan's Punjab province seeking protection, stated a media report.
24 Mar 2019
Swaraj seeks report into kidnapping of Hindu girls in Pakistan
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought details from the Indian envoy in Pakistan into the reported abduction of two Hindu teenaged girls and their forcible conversion to Islam on the eve of Holi in Sindh province.
23 Mar 2019
Along with Amethi, Rahul Gandhi may also contest from Kerala
According to reports, Congress President Rahul Gandhi may contest polls from Kerala's Wayanad, the party's bastion in the southern state.
17 Mar 2019
BJP releases list of 177 candidates for Andhra, Arunachal elections
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released a list of 177 candidates for the Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh.