Tag: External Affairs Ministry

India raises blacklisting of Masood Azhar with China

New Delhi/Beijing: India has shared with China “all evidences” of the terrorist activities of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and its chief Masood Azhar, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in New Delhi on Monday as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale held talks with the Chinese leadership in Beijing. Gokhale is on a two-day visit to Beijing […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
VK Singh shifted from External Affairs Ministry

New Delhi: Gen V.K. Singh, who was previously the Minister of State in the External Affairs Ministry, has been moved to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in the portfolio allocation announced on Friday for the new government. Both the ministerial incumbents in the External Affairs Ministry are new. Former Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Modi to meet Xi, Putin at SCO but not Imran Khan

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have bilateral meetings with leaders of Russia and China during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit later this month but not with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. “No meeting is being organised between Prime Minister Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. There is nothing more that I […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India snubs Pakistan: PM's plane not to use its airspace

New Delhi: In a snub to Islamabad, India on Wednesday made it clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s special plane will bypass Pakistan en route to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he is going to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit on Thursday. External Affairs Ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said here the VVIP aircraft will […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Create atmosphere of trust, Modi tells Imran

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan that his country needs to create an “environment of trust, free of terror, violence and hostility” for the two neighbours to have “normal and cooperative relations”, which India seeks. Modi wrote this to Khan in response to his congratulatory message earlier this […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
India rejects US report on its minorities' status

New Delhi: India on Sunday rejected a US State Department report which made certain critical comments regarding the status of minorities here, saying it has “no locus standi” to “pronounce on the state of our citizens’ constitutionally protected rights”. In response to a query on the latest ‘Report on International Religious Freedom’ published by the […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
8,189 Indians lodged in various jails in foreign countries, maximum in Saudi Arabia: MEA

New Delhi: As many as 8,189 Indians are lodged in various prisons in foreign countries, with Saudi Arabia having the highest number, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday. Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said that of the total number of Indian prisoners in foreign […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
India Hits Out At Pakistan For Blocking All Avenues In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case
India Hits Out At Pakistan For Blocking All Avenues In Kulbhushan Jadhav Case

New Delhi: In a scathing admonition of Pakistan, the government on Thursday said that Islamabad has blocked all the avenues for an effective remedy available for India in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Jadhav is an Indian national detained by Pakistan since 2016 after he was kidnapped from Iran. Islamabad has alleged that he is an […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021