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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...

26-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet Sushma Swaraj

A day after their meeting across a glass panel with Kulbhushan Jadhav in Islamabad, the mother and wife of the Indian national on death row in Pakistan, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on Tuesday.According to reports, Foreign Secretary...

22-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Vote for us, Sushma Swaraj tells Ajmal in return for compliment

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday returned AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal's compliment for India voting in the UN General Assembly against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying "vote for us"."Thank you Ajmal Sahib. Now...

08-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj speaks to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

After the Pakistan government decided to allow both the mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death on espionage charges, to meet him, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that she has informed his...

01-Dec-2017 Sochi (Russia)

Fighting terrorism: India seeks cooperation among SCO countries

In keeping with India's continuous efforts in the fight against terrorism, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday sought the cooperation of the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in the fight against this global scourge."At...

28-Nov-2017 Hyderabad

Sushma Swaraj meets Ivanka Trump

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met Ivanka Trump, daughter and Advisor to US President Donald Trump, ahead of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 here."Hand in hand. EAM @SushmaSwaraj met @IvankaTrump, Advisor to the US President...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj assures medical visa to Pakistani child

Even as Pakistan had accused India of "politicising" humanitarian issues, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured a medical visa to a five-year-old Pakistani child seeking urgent open heart surgery."I am sorry, the child is suffering so...

24-Nov-2017 New Delhi

India committed to secure, inclusive cyber space : Sushma Swaraj

Pitching for the government's flagship Digital India campaign in front of a global audience, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that India is committed to an open, safe, secure, inclusive, democratic and dynamic cyber space."The Digital India...

17-Nov-2017 New Delhi

India, France agree to cooperate on Indian Ocean Region security

After officials of India, the US, Japan and Australia held the first-ever quadrilateral meeting in Manila last week on the security and development of the Indo-Pacific region, India and France on Friday agreed to cooperate on the security architecture of the...

16-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Following up on Indian's death in California : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the government is following up on the killing of an Indian student in the US, in which a person of Indian origin has been arrested.Sushma Swaraj tweeted that she had received a detailed report on the "unfortunate...

10-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj meets DRC Vice PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Leonard She Okitundu and discussed ways to strengthen bilateral ties.They discussed issues...

07-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Belgian King

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called on Belgium's King Phillipe here and discussed bilateral relations."EAM @SushmaSwaraj call on His Majesty The King Philippe of Belgium. Engaging conversation on expanding warm and friendly bilateral relations,"...

04-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj seeks report over attack on Sikh boy in US

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said she has sought a report from the Indian Embassy in the US following reports of an attack on a Sikh schoolboy in a city in Washington State."I have seen news reports about the beating of a Sikh boy in US....

01-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Bhutanese King

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, who, along with Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuk and Prince Jigme Namgyal Wangchuk, is on a four-day goodwill visit to India."#EverlastingFriendship. EAM @SushmaSwaraj...

31-Oct-2017 New Delhi

India, Singapore discuss ties at Joint Ministerial Committee meet

Strategic partners India and Singapore on Tuesday reviewed bilateral ties at the fifth Joint Ministerial Committee meeting here between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Singapore counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan.The two leaders discussed a wide range...

31-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Don't worry, Sushma Swaraj assures Indian students in Italy

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday urged students not to worry as she was personally monitoring the situation following reports of attacks on Indian students in Milan."Attack on Indian students in Milan: I have got the detailed report. Please...

30-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni

External Affairs Minster Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on visiting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and discussed issues of mutual interest."EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni in New Delhi. Engaging discussion on issues...

29-Oct-2017 New Delhi

India sends wheat shipment to Afghanistan via Iranian port

India on Sunday flagged off its first consignment of wheat to Afghanistan to be transhipped through Iran's Chabahar port."...External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Salahuddin Rabbani, through a joint video conference, flagged...

28-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj to aid of Indians abroad who lost passports

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday again took to social media, this time to help Indians abroad who lost their passports."Indian Embassy in Malaysia: This is an emergency case. Pls open the Embassy and help the Indian family," Sushma Swaraj tweeted.She...

24-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on visiting Afghan President

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani here on Tuesday and discussed issues of bilateral and regional interests."#Neighbourhoodfirst. EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in New Delhi....

23-Oct-2017 Dhaka

Bangladesh gets priority among all neighbours : Sushma Swaraj

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that Bangladesh gets priority among all of India's neighbours and bilateral ties were moving ahead at a fast pace.She also laid emphasis on investing in youth saying they are the future leaders of...

22-Oct-2017 Dhaka

India, Bangladesh review bilateral ties

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Sunday co-chaired the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee meeting here.They "reviewed various aspects of bilateral relations", the Indian High...

14-Oct-2017 Ahmedabad

BJP not anti-women, says Sushma, criticises Rahul for RSS remarks

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday slammed the opposition for terming the BJP an "anti-women party" and also criticized Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his comment that women played second fiddle in the RSS.At a 'Mahila Town Hall' here,...

11-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj helps Russian tourist begging for alms

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has come to the aid of a Russian national, who had to resort to seeking alms at a temple in Tamil Nadu after finding that his debit card ATM PIN had got locked."Evangelin -- Your country Russia is our time tested friend....

01-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Sushma appeals for help to find deaf-mute girl's parents

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday made a fervent appeal to the public to help locaate the parents of Geeta, a deaf and mute 25-year-old Indian woman who was brought back two years ago after having inadvertently crossed over to Pakistan over a...

24-Sep-2017 United Nations

Pakistan invokes Arundhati Roy to attack Sushma Swaraj's UN speech

Pakistan has invoked acclaimed Indian novelist Arundhati Roy to attack External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's UN General Assembly speech where she denounced Islamabad as the "world's greatest exporter of havoc, death and inhumanity"."Much of what is in the...

23-Sep-2017 United Nations

Sushma Swaraj cheered as she speaks in Hindi at General Assembly

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was cheered from the floor and the Indian guests in the visitors gallery as she strode wearing her trademark saffron saree on to the stage with a gilded background in the wood-panelled General Assembly building.As she spoke...

22-Sep-2017 New York

Threats endangering South Asia's peace on rise : Sushma Swaraj

In a veiled reference to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that threats and incidents endangering South Asia's peace and stability are on the rise."Regional prosperity, connectivity and cooperation can take place only in an atmosphere...

21-Sep-2017 New York

Sushma has 'warm encounter' with Japanese PM

Exactly a week after the ground-breaking ceremony of the Japan-aided Ahmedabad-Mumbai high speed rail project in India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had a "warm encounter" with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe here on Thursday on the sidelines of...

21-Sep-2017 United Nations

Build anti-terrorism into SCO framework: Sushma Swaraj

The eight members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) should strengthen coordination against terrorism and build it into its framework, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said here.Speaking at the ministerial meeting of the SCO on...

21-Sep-2017 New York

Sushma Swaraj, Afghan President discuss boosting strategic partnership

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani discussed on Wednesday ways to boost strategic partnership between the two nations.External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet, "Boosting strategic...

20-Sep-2017 New York

Sushma met Brazilian, Saudi Arabian counterparts at UNGA

Continuing with her hectic diplomatic engagements, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday held bilateral meetings with her counterparts from three countries, including Brazil and Saudi Arabia, on the sidleines of the UN General Assembly Session here."Strengthening...

20-Sep-2017 New York

India will work above, beyond Paris Agreement: Sushma Swaraj

India will work above and beyond the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said while stressing that living in harmony with nature is central to the ethos of India.At a meeting of select leaders convened by UN Secretary...

19-Sep-2017 United Nations

Sushma Swaraj meets PM of Bhutan, Bangladesh

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with Prime Ministers Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh and Tshering Tobgay of Bhutan and five Foreign Ministers in interactions that mostly focused on bilateral issues, according to a ministry spokesperson.Raveesh...

18-Sep-2017 New York

India, US, Japan call for respecting territorial integrity

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj kicked off her week of high-level diplomacy here on Monday with a trilateral meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono at which the three leaders called for respecting sovereignty...

18-Sep-2017 United Nations

Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for UNGA session

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived here to attend the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session. She will hold a high level meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday.Following the trilateral...

09-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Sushma meets Sri Lankan Foreign Minister

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday held a meeting with visiting Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana."Building upon a close & historical bilateral relationship. EAM @SushmaSwaraj met Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Minister Tilak Marapana...

01-Sep-2017 Colombo

Sushma Swaraj meets Sri Lankan President

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena here and discussed issues of bilateral interest."Meeting with the leadership... discusses bilateral issues of mutual collaboration," Indian External Affairs...

27-Aug-2017 Mumbai

India rescued 80,000 distressed citizens in 3 years : Sushma Swaraj

As many as 80,000 distressed Indians were rescued safely from different countries in three years since the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday."The MEA now has a humane face......

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