Sushma Swaraj meets Maldivian Home Minister Imran Abdulla, discusses bilateral ties

New Delhi :External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Maldivian Home Minister Imran Abdulla and discussed steps to continue the upward trajectory in bilateral relationship. Swaraj arrived here on Sunday on a two-day visit, the first full-fledged bilateral trip from India to the island nation after the government of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih came […]

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Sushma Swaraj In OIC Meet :’ Need to Tell Countries to Stop Supporting Terror ‘

New Delhi: In a veiled jibe at Pakistan, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, on Friday, said it was important for countries to stop funding terror organizations. Swaraj, in her address as the guest-of-honour at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s plenary session, thanked “India’s friends for hearing its voice”. “If we want to save humanity, then […]

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Sushma Swaraj tells OIC ‘ Terrorism is caused by ‘distortion of religion’ and ‘misguided belief’ ‘

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday raised the issue of terrorism at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting and said the menace is caused by “distortion of religion” and “misguided belief” Swaraj, who attended the inaugural plenary of the two-day meeting here as the guest of honour, said the fight […]

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India will continue to buy Iran’s oil, says Iran minister

India is committed to buying Iranian oil and continuing the two nations’ economic cooperation, the Iranian foreign minister said after a meeting with his Indian counterpart and ahead of US sanctions aimed at halting Tehran’s oil exports. US President Donald Trump’s May withdrawal from an international nuclear pact with Iran was followed up with plans […]

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India-Pakistan foreign ministers to meet in New York after Imran Khan’s request

NEW DELHI: Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers will meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly next week, the government said today. “It is a meeting, not resumption of dialogue,” asserted foreign ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. New Delhi had agreed to a meeting between Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart […]

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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju says Rohingyas will not be allowed to reside in India

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday firmly stated that Rohingya Muslims are illegal immigrants and will not be allowed to reside in India for a longer time. “The government has a clear stand on Rohingya issue. They are illegal and won’t be allowed to thrive in India,” said Rijiju. Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh […]

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India and France to shape a strong development partnership: Swaraj

Paris: Including in the fields of science and technology, clean energy and infrastructure, India and France are working to shape a strong development partnership, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said as she met the country’s top leadership and discussed issues of mutual interest from a strategic perspective. Swaraj, who arrived here from Rome yesterday on the […]

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Woman rescued from Saudi Arabia by External Affairs Ministry: Was forced to beg for food by her employers

New Delhi: A Hyderabadi woman rescued from Saudi Arbia was forced to beg for food there. The woman went abroad for a better job and was trapped. She has thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and has now demanded stringent actions against the agents. Ameena Begum said, “I was told I have to take care of […]

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Sushma Swaraj to attend BRICS,IBSA, leaves for South Africa

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today left on a five-day visit to South Africa where she will meet top leadership of the country and attend meetings of BRICS and IBSA – the two major groupings where India has been playing a key role. Swaraj will also attend a series of events marking the 125th anniversary of the historic incident […]

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Adnan Sami: ‘My staff was called ‘Indian dogs’ in Kuwait

Delhi: Singer Adnan Sami stated that his staff was mistreated and called “Indian dogs” by officials in Kuwait airport. Sami tweeted yesterday about the episode and tagged the Indian embassy in Kuwait in his tweet. “We came to your city with love and our Indian brethren embraced us with it. You gave no support. Kuwaiti […]

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