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22-May-2019 Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

Sushma refers to Pulwama at SCO meet

India on Wednesday spoke about the Pulwama terror attack at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) here and said the subsequent terror strikes in neighbouring Sri Lanka had made it more determined to fight the scourge firmly.External Affairs...

08-May-2019 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj hits out at Priyanka over 'Duryodhana' jibe

Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday attacked Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi for accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of arrogance, saying her brother Rahul Gandhi had displayed his "arrogance" by going against his party-led government.Sushma Swaraj,...

05-Mar-2019 Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Launches PM-SYM in Ahmedabad Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today formally launched Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) Scheme in Ahmedabad. Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar was present along with Chief Minister of Gujarat. Ministry of Labour...

01-Mar-2019 Abu Dhabi

Sushma's veiled attack on Pakistan at OIC, says terror camps must go

In an obvious attack on Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that states which shelter and fund terrorists must be told to dismantle terror camps on their soil."If we want to save humanity,...

10-Feb-2019 New Delhi

4 J&K Silkworm rearers, reelers receive national awards

Union Minster for Textiles, Smriti Irani Sunday presented national awards to three silkworm rearers and one reeler of the State for their outstanding performance in pre and post cocoon sectors.She presented the awards at a function held here today.Minster...

04-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj and Nitin Gadkari flag off Suraksha Yatra

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari flagged off Suraksha Yatra - a motor car rally from Rajghat in New Delhi to...

21-Jan-2019 Varanasi

Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas gets underway in Varanasi

The 15th Edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas got off to a grand start at Deendayal Hastakala Sankul in Varanasi today. External Affairs Minister, Smt Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas on day one of PBD-2019.Union Minister of State...

16-Jan-2019 Lucknow

No talks with Pakistan for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Sushma Swaraj

Citing terror and border firing, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday ruled out possibility of inviting people from Pakistan for the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2019 due in Varanasi between January 21 and 23.Responding to a question, the Minister...

09-Jan-2019 New Delhi

India, Iran discuss bilateral relations

India and Iran discussed key bilateral issues during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif here on Wednesday."Held wide ranging discussion on important bilateral issues and shared perspectives on...

28-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Bhutan PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called on visiting Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering here during the course of which important aspects of the India-Bhutan relationship came up for discussion.Sushma Swaraj congratulated Tshering on his assuming...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj calls on Maldives President

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on visiting Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih here and discussed all aspects of bilateral relations."Warm and productive discussion on all aspects of bilateral ties, including development cooperation,...

28-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

KCR bothered about his own family : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday alleged that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao was bothered about his own family and that he forgot the martyrs of Telangana.She said though Telangana state was formed because...

28-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

Talks, terror can't go together : Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday ruled out any dialogue with Pakistan unless it stopped sponsoring terrorism, saying talks and terror cannot go together.She said that though India welcomes the development of the Kartarpur corridor, it will...

23-Nov-2018 Vientiane

India, Laos review bilateral ties

India and Laos reviewed the entire gamut of their bilateral ties during the Ninth Joint Commission meeting co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Lao counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith here on Friday."The meeting reviewed the India-Lao...

20-Nov-2018 Indore

Sushma Swaraj says not contesting 2019 polls on health grounds

Citing health reasons, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was once touted as a prime ministerial candidate in the BJP, on Tuesday said she has decided not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election."Candidates are decided by the party. But I have made...

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...

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