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Centre terms Freedom House report as 'misleading, incorrect', says India has established democratic practices
India

Centre terms Freedom House report as 'misleading, incorrect', says India has established democratic practices

The report titled 'Democracy Under Siege' by the Freedom House downgraded India's status to a 'partly free' nation on Wednesday, claiming a sustained erosion of civil liberties in the country

China says no 'link' between stranded Indian ship crew and strained ties, blames quarantine measures
World

China says no 'link' between stranded Indian ship crew and strained ties, blames quarantine measures

China's remarks came after the MEA on Thursday said two cargo vessels with 39 Indians on board have been on anchorage in Chinese waters as they were not allowed to unload their cargo

MEA says UK authorities ensured safety, security of Indian High Commission personnel during London protests
India

MEA says UK authorities ensured safety, security of Indian High Commission personnel during London protests

The statement came after protests this week outside the Indian High Commission in London and the Indian Consulate in Birmingham in support of Indian farmers protesting against the Centre's farm laws

India, China agree to work on phased disengagement plan along LAC in eastern Ladakh, says MEA
India

India, China agree to work on phased disengagement plan along LAC in eastern Ladakh, says MEA

The ground situation in eastern Ladakh remains unchanged, and defence sources said the ninth round of military talks is likely to take place in the next few days

Seven Indians kidnapped in Libya, govt in touch with country's authorities to secure their release, says MEA
India

Seven Indians kidnapped in Libya, govt in touch with country's authorities to secure their release, says MEA

The Indians were kidnapped at Asshwerif on 14 September while on their way to the Tripoli airport to catch a flight to India, said MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava

India rejects China's position on Ladakh, says New Delhi never accepted 'so-called unilaterally defined' 1959 LAC
India

India rejects China's position on Ladakh, says New Delhi never accepted 'so-called unilaterally defined' 1959 LAC

The MEA's comments come after a Chinese spokesperson said that Beijing abides by the LAC as proposed by the then-Premier Zhou Enlai to Nehru in a letter dated 7 November, 1959

MEA says border issue in Ladakh is 'direct result' of China's actions
India

MEA says border issue in Ladakh is 'direct result' of China's actions

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said "We strongly urge China to sincerely engage with the Indian side with the objective of restoring peace in border areas through complete disengagement."

China engaged in 'provocative actions' along LAC in attempt to alter status quo, says MEA
India

China engaged in 'provocative actions' along LAC in attempt to alter status quo, says MEA

'Even as the ground commanders of the two sides were in discussions to de-escalate the situation, the Chinese troops again engaged in provocative action,' MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said

COVID-19 crisis: At least 630 foreign attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi left India so far, says MEA
India

COVID-19 crisis: At least 630 foreign attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi left India so far, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the Tablighi Jamaat members are being given consular access and 'smooth repatriation' to their home countries

Galwan Valley clash: India, China agree to resolve border standoff in Ladakh expeditiously, says MEA
India

Galwan Valley clash: India, China agree to resolve border standoff in Ladakh expeditiously, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the two sides had a 'candid and in-depth' exchange of views and reaffirmed to work towards complete disengagement of the troops

MEA says New Delhi wants Indian lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan court
World

MEA says New Delhi wants Indian lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan court

The Islamabad High Court recently ordered the Pakistan government to give "another chance" to India to appoint a counsel for Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court

MEA says 'positive developmental changes' in J&K reflect 'complete normalcy' in UT
India

MEA says 'positive developmental changes' in J&K reflect 'complete normalcy' in UT

The MEA's statement came after a US lawmaker wrote to EAM S Jaishankar expressing concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir one year after Article 370 was abrogated

Pakistan has blocked all legal remedies for Kulbhushan Jadhav, adopted farcical approach, says MEA
India

Pakistan has blocked all legal remedies for Kulbhushan Jadhav, adopted farcical approach, says MEA

Pakistan had earlier this month said 20 July is the last date of filing a review petition by Jadhav against the death sentence handed down to him.

Imran Khan inaugurates construction of Chinese-backed Diamer-Bhasha dam in PoK despite India's objections
World

Imran Khan inaugurates construction of Chinese-backed Diamer-Bhasha dam in PoK despite India's objections

Chinese state-run firm China Power holds 70 percent share in the consortium that will build the dam, which is expected to be completed by 2028.

Ladakh face-off: China trying to advance untenable claims of sovereignty over Galwan Valley, not acceptable, says MEA
India

Ladakh face-off: China trying to advance untenable claims of sovereignty over Galwan Valley, not acceptable, says MEA

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also said China's claim was not in accordance with its own position in the past, and Indian troops have been patrolling the area for a long time without any incident

'Indian troops crossed LAC, blatantly broke consensus': China blames India for face-off, skirts questions on damming Galwan river
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'Indian troops crossed LAC, blatantly broke consensus': China blames India for face-off, skirts questions on damming Galwan river

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian skirted questions for a second consecutive day about the casualties suffered by China in the Galwan Valley clash while accusing Indian troops of trying to 'unilaterally change the status quo'

MEA says 'pre-meditated action' by Chinese troops led to violent face-off, terms Beijing's claim over Galwan Valley 'exaggerated, untenable'
World

MEA says 'pre-meditated action' by Chinese troops led to violent face-off, terms Beijing's claim over Galwan Valley 'exaggerated, untenable'

The MEA has trashed China's claim of sovereignty over the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, the site of a violent cross-border clash, saying such 'exaggerated' and 'untenable' claims are contrary to the understanding reached during a high-level military dialogue on 6 June

'Violent face-off' in eastern Ladakh because China unilaterally wanted to change status quo, could have avoided casualties, says MEA
India

'Violent face-off' in eastern Ladakh because China unilaterally wanted to change status quo, could have avoided casualties, says MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Tuesday that the violent face-off in the Galwan Valley region in eastern Ladakh on Monday happened as a result of an attempt by the Chinese side to unilaterally the change status quo

India to export hydroxychloroquine on case-by-case basis after meeting all domestic requirements, says MEA spokesperson
India

India to export hydroxychloroquine on case-by-case basis after meeting all domestic requirements, says MEA spokesperson

On 25 March, India banned export of hydroxychloroquine in the midst of views in some quarters that the drug could be used to fight COVID-19