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29-Oct-2018 Doha

India, Qatar establish joint commission

India and Qatar on Monday established a joint commission to review all bilateral matters, as well as regional and global issues of mutual interest.A joint declaration to this effect was issued following a meeting between Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma...

20-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Sri Lankan PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here on Saturday and reviewed progress on development projects being implemented on the island nation with India's aid "Continuing commitment to deepen our...

27-Sep-2018 United Nations

India ready to take lead on climate action : Sushma Swaraj

India has declared that as a firm believer in multi-lateralism, it was ready to take the lead on climate action."The world needs a roadmap for finance and technology to achieve the goals set out in the Convention and its Paris Agreement in everyone's collective...

27-Sep-2018 United Nations

Sushma Swaraj, Iran Foreign Minister discuss US sanctions against Tehran

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed US sanctions against Tehran amidst American President Donald Trump issuing dire warnings at the Security Council against violating the embargo.India and Iran "shared...

25-Sep-2018 United Nations

Mandela should be our moral compass : Sushma Swaraj

In a world beset by terror and hateful ideologies, "the wisdom of pioneering leaders like (Nelson) Mandela should remain as our moral compass", according to Extenal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.Speaking on Monday at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit here,...

08-Aug-2018 New Delhi

When Sushma Swaraj has to consult a volcano in Indonesia

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, known for keeping in touch with people over Twitter, had everyone in splits when she said she will need to consult a volcano in Indonesia in response to an Indian's query asking if the government has any advisory for tourists...

08-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Indian businessmen abducted in Malaysia rescued : Sushma Swaraj

Two Indian businessmen who were abducted in Malaysia earlier in August have been rescued, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said."R.P. Vaidya and K.P. Vaidya who had gone to Malaysia for business purposes were abducted on August 3," Sushma Swaraj...

26-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Will raise H1B visa issue at 2+2 dialogue : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that India will raise the issue of changing H1B visa norms with the US at the 2+2 dialogue scheduled to be held on September 6 in New Delhi."We are already raising the issue formally at various fora. We...

19-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Mobile passport app fully secured : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the newly launched mobile app through which citizens can apply for a passport was fully secured with advanced security features.She said that in less than three weeks of the app being launched, the External...

06-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Women Commission Chairperson Meets Sushma Swaraj

Chairperson of Punjab State Women commissionManisha Gulati met with External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. She raised the issue regarding plight of women sufferings due to betrayals and exploitations by NRI grooms with Union Minister and urged for...

02-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi condemns Jalalabad attack, Sushma meets victims' kin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday "strongly" condemned the terror attack in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city that killed at least 19, including many Sikhs on Sunday, and offered India's assistance to Kabul."We strongly condemn the terror attacks in Afghanistan...

11-May-2018 New Delhi

India, Myanmar discuss bilateral issues, sign seven agreements

India and Myanmar discussed a range of bilateral issues and signed seven agreements during External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's two-day visit to the country that concluded on Friday.During the visit, Sushma Swaraj called on Myanmar President U Win Myint,...

11-May-2018 Nay Pyi Taw

Sushma Swaraj meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Indian External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Myanmar State Counsellor and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and discussed issues of bilateral interest."Discussion focused on strengthening our bilateral relations across different sectors," Indian External...

25-Apr-2018 Ulaanbaatar

Sushma Swaraj calls on Mongolian PM, other leaders

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Mongolian Prime Minister U. Khurelsukh here and discussed issues of bilateral cooperation.According to a tweet by Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, both leaders...

23-Apr-2018 Beijing

Sushma calls on Xi, meets Chinese Vice President

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping and had a crucial one-on-one meeting with Vice President Wang Qishan.Sushma Swaraj, who is in Beijing to attend the foreign ministerial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation...

30-Mar-2018 Tokyo

Sushma Swaraj calls on Japanese PM

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe here on Friday, the third and concluding day of her visit to the country.According to External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, Sushma Swaraj conveyed Indian...

29-Mar-2018 Tokyo

India, Japan call for free, stable Indo-Pacific

India and Japan on Thursday called for a peaceful, stable and free Indo-Pacific region following the Ninth India-Japan Strategic Dialogue co-chaired by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono here."We are both...

29-Mar-2018 Tokyo

Sushma Swaraj meets former Japanese Foreign Minister

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday met former Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and discussed ways to take the India-Japan relationship forward.Kishida is Chairman of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party's Policy Research Council....

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

India, Egypt review bilateral ties

As New Delhi continues to increase is engagements with the Arab world, India and Egypt on Friday discussed the entire gamut of bilateral ties here.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry co-chaired the seventh...

20-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj lashes out at Congress

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress for stopping her from making a statement in the Lok Sabha about the 39 missing Indians whose bodies were found in Iraq.Speaking to the media here, she said the Congress has crossed...

20-Mar-2018 New Delhi

We can't confirm anybody's death sans concrete proof : Sushma Swaraj

Facing a volley of questions on Tuesday after she confirmed in Parliament the death of 39 Indians who were reported missing in Iraq in 2014, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the government cannot confirm any person's death without concrete proof...

20-Mar-2018 New Delhi

39 Indians kidnapped by IS in Iraq's Mosul are dead : Sushma Swaraj

Thirty-nine Indians kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Iraq's Mosul in 2014 are dead, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.The minister confirmed the deaths in the Rajya Sabha and said the mortal remains will be brought back to...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Agrawal's comments on Jaya improper : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took strong objection to Naresh Agrawal, who joined the BJP on Monday, for his comments about actor Jaya Bachhan."Naresh Agrawal has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is welcome. However, his comments regarding Jaya...

10-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on French President

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on French President Emmanuel Macron here and discussed ways to further enhance the India-France Strategic Partnership that was forged in 1998.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi

India, Malta discuss steps to strengthen ties

India and Malta on Tuesday discussed ways to strengthen ties across multiple sectors during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Maltese Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela here.External Affairs Ministry...

03-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Vietnam President

External Affairs Minister called on visiting Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang and discsueed ways to further deepen the bilateral relationship."Discussion focused on steps to further strengthen our comprehensive strategic partnership by expanding cooperation across...

01-Mar-2018 New Delhi

India, Jordan renew support for Palestine, sign 12 agreements

India and Jordan on Thursday renewed their support to the Palestinian cause as the two sides signed 12 agreements, including one on defence cooperation, following a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and King of Jordan Abdullah II Ibn Al...

28-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Jordan King

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on visiting King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and discussed strengthening of bilateral ties across all sectors."Historical links getting stronger!" External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh...

23-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Friday called on visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and discussed ways to deepen the bilateral relationship."Picture speaks for itself!" External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Iran President

External Affairs Minister on Saturday called on visiting Iran President Hassan Rouhani and discussed a number of issues, including energy and connectivity."Strengthening cooperation in energy, connectivity, IT, education, culture and people-to-people contact...

17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

India, Iran sign nine agreements, agree to stop terror forces

India and Iran on Saturday pledged to stop the forces of terrorism and extremism, delinking it from religion and agreed that there should be an end to terror sanctuaries even as the two countries broad-based their relationship by signing nine agreements, including...

07-Feb-2018 Riyadh

Sushma Swaraj calls on Saudi King

In keeping with India's growing ties with Saudi Arabia, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud here on Wednesday."Steps to further intensify our strategic partnership in all sectors...

07-Feb-2018 Riyadh

Sushma Swaraj, Saudi Foreign Minister discuss deepening bilateral ties

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir here and discussed deepening of India-Saudi Arabia ties."Discussions focused on enhancing trade and investment, energy, defence and security, culture and people-to-people...

06-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Missing oil tanker with 22 Indians aboard released : Sushma Swaraj

An oil tanker with 22 Indians on board that went missing off Benin coast in the Gulf of Guinea near West Africa on Saturday that was believed to have been hijacked by pirates has been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday."I...

03-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Exam Warriors' - book authored by Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched

Students now will be able to refer to the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s advice on how to tackle exam challenges in his book, ‘Exam Warriors’. It seeks to help spread smiles during examinations, viewing them as occasions to celebrate learning with festive...

01-Feb-2018 Kathmandu

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Kathmandu

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Thursday on a two-day visit during which she will reach out to CPN-UML leader K.P. Oli ahead of government formation in Nepal.State Minister for Finance Udaya Sumsher Rana, Indian Ambassador Manjeev...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

India, Guyana sign three agreements

In a bid to enhance New Delhi's ties with the Caribbean region, India and Guyana on Tuesday signed three agreements, including on renewable energy and cultural exchange, following bilateral talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Second...

23-Jan-2018 New Delhi

India for institutionalising cultural ties with Asean : Sushma Swaraj

As New Delhi prepares to host a commemorative summit this week to mark the 25th anniversary of the India-Asean Dialogue Partnership, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that India is for institutionalising its cultural ties with Southeast...

17-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Terrorism mother of all disruptions : Sushma Swaraj

Asserting that having radically divergent views of how the world runs is likely to enhance disruptive tendencies, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Wednesday said terrorism is the mother of all disruptions today.Delivering the plenary address at...

14-Jan-2018 New Delhi

BJP condemns Congress's 'Hugplomacy' video

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday condemned the meme video released by Congress that purportedly attempts to highlight the "awkwardness" in Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugging various world leaders, charging the opposition party with having lost...

14-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Israeli PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who arrived here on a six-day visit to step up growing ties with India."Warm and engaging conversation on various aspects of our bilateral ties aimed at strengthening...

09-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Venkaiah Naidu calls for global consensus to fight terrorism

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called for a global consensus to fight terrorism and criticised those who are supporting the global menace in the name of religion.Naidu also sought support of over three crore Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) across...

09-Jan-2018 New Delhi

PIOs conference will help open news vistas : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said the conference of PIO Parliamentarians Conference will help in opening new vistas for regular dialogue and exchange of views.She was speaking at the valedictory session of the first ever PIO Parliamentarians...

07-Jan-2018 Singapore

Asean centrality essential for Indo-Pacific peace, prosperity: India

India on Sunday reiterated that the leadership and centrality of the southeast Asian region is essential for the peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region."Asean has reached the golden milestone of 50 years," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said...

06-Jan-2018 Jakarta

Sushma Swaraj meets new Asean Secretary General

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met new Asean Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi here ahead of the Fifth Round Table of Asean-India Network of Think Tanks.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in tweet that in "taking...

04-Jan-2018 Bangkok

Sushma Swaraj, Thai FM discuss bilateral issues

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday held a meeting with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai and discussed a range of bilateral issues.In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: "Keeping up with the growing...

04-Jan-2018 Bangkok

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Thailand

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Thursday on the first leg of a three-nation tour that will also take her to Indonesia and Singapore.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted that the Minister got a "warm welcome" in...

04-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Three Indian girls rescued from Kenya : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that three Indian and seven Nepalese girls, who were victims of trafficking, have been rescued from Kenya."We have rescued three Indian girls from Kenya. The girls were victims of an organised crime syndicate...

28-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Nothing humane about Jadhav's meeting with family : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the meeting between alleged Indian spy Kulbushan Jadhav and his mother and wife lacked "humanity" and "goodwill" accusing Pakistan of conducting it as a "propaganda exercise" and "an opportunity to exploit...

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