'World facing two-pronged attack of coronavirus and fake news,' S Jaishankar on need to strengthen scientific approaches
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said 'while it was too early to say that the coronavirus has altered our way of life forever, it has reduced humanity's instinctive comfort in the presence of others.'
Govt to soon take decision on OCI card holders to allay fears of temporary suspension of visas: Minister
A large number of Indian citizens whose children are OCI (overseas citizen of India) card holders and several people of Indian origin having the card are unable to travel to India, even for emergency reasons, because of the temporarily suspension of their long-term visa.
Government renames two prominent Ministry of External Affairs institutes after Sushma Swaraj on her birth anniversary
The Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, a cultural centre reflecting India's connect with its diaspora, was Thursday renamed Sushma Swaraj Bhavan in honour of the late external affairs minister known for her empathy in reaching out to distressed Indians globally
S Jaishankar to embark on two-day Iran visit tomorrow; external affairs minister to attend 19th Joint Commission Meeting
S Jaishankar is also expected to call upon Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, the external affairs ministry said in a statement on Saturday
'Entire neighbourhood minus one has been a fairly good story': S Jaishankar slams Pakistan at India Economic Summit
S Jaishankar on Friday said India's entire neighbourhood 'minus one' has been a 'fairly good story' for regional cooperation.
India's Jaishankar, Pakistan's Qureshi likely to come face-to-face at SAARC foreign ministers meeting in New York today
India is set to participate at the SAARC foreign ministers meeting that is to be held on Thursday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session, amid heightened India-Pakistan tensions
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar says India open to talk about terrorism with Pakistan in 'civilised' manner
S Jaishankar on Friday said that India is open to talk about the issue of terrorism with Pakistan provided that it is done in a 'civilised' manner.
Sushma Swaraj death: Ex-foreign minister cremated in Delhi with full State honours; Modi, Advani, Amit Shah, Rajnath bid emotional farewell
Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri performed the last rites at Lodhi crematorium, where the mortal remains of the former Union minister were brought from the BJP headquarters
From being youngest cabinet minister to External Affairs Minister of India: Sushma Swaraj's journey as politician
BJP stalwart Sushma Swaraj was the external affairs minister of India from 2014 to 2019 passed away on 6 August, 2019. She was also the first female chief minister of Delhi.
Sushma Swaraj set high standards for MEA by taking diplomacy to people, was always just a tweet away
Swaraj — who was also the most followed foreign minister in the world — took several path-breaking measures during her term, such as the expansion of the passport infrastructure and the enhanced engagement with the Look East policy.
‘Want normal neighbourly relations’: Centre says it is committed to addressing outstanding issues with Pakistan bilaterally
The government on Wednesday said it wants normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan and was committed to addressing all outstanding issues bilaterally as it asserted that the onus is on Islamabad for creating a terror-free environment for a meaningful dialogue.
Iran hopeful India will 'act according to its national interest’, says Ambassador Ali Chegeni amid threats of US sanctions
Iran's Ambassador to India, Ali Chegeni also asserted that his country can provide 'affordability, accessability and security' of energy to India. The US had told India and other countries to cut oil imports from the Gulf nation to 'zero' by 4 November or face sanctions. 'India is a friend forever. We understand that India will act according to its national interest', said Chegeni.
Pakistan's large-scale terror industry prevents it from behaving like 'normal neighbour', says S Jaishankar
Jaishankar said that the Indian government hopes for a stronger global consensus over the issue so that Pakistan can be 'pressurised and persuaded' to do the right thing.
S Jaishankar meets Mike Pompeo, discusses India's energy interests, global terrorism with US Secretary of State
Arriving late on Tuesday for a two-day visit, Pompeo's visit marked the third visit of a US Secretary of State to India during the Trump administration. After his India visit from 25-27 June, Pompeo will travel to Japan to attend the G-20 Summit with Trump.
Mike Pompeo meets Narendra Modi, S Jaishankar and Ajit Doval; terrorism, tarrifs and Russia deal on agenda at US-India talks
Jaishankar and Pompeo's meet is expected to set the ground for Modi's meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka later in June
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar files nomination for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat vacated by Amit Shah
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha poll from Gujarat. Jaishankar and Jugalji Thakor filed their nimination papers for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat. The Congress has fielded Gaurav Pandya and Chandrika Chudasama for the two Rajya Sabha seats.
Ahead of India visit, Mike Pompeo congratulates S Jaishankar on new position, reaffirms 'strong commitment' towards US-India partnership
In addition, Pompeo's visit will further prepare grounds for a summit meeting between US president Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Osaka, Japan, on the sidelines of the G20 meeting scheduled to be held later in June.
India rejects claim that it responded to Pakistan's call for dialogue; seeks an atmosphere free from 'shadow of terror and violence’
India on Thursday rejected claims of having responded to Islamabad's call for dialogue and clarified that New Delhi seeks normal and cooperative relations with all neighbours, said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar . This comes after, Pakistan media, citing diplomatic sources, reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had, in reply to congratulatory messages, expressed willingness to hold talks with Pakistan. Relations between India and Pakistan have deteriorated after the Pulwama terror attack, where India lost over 40 CRPF personnel.
At CICA meet, EAM S Jaishankar says terrorism 'gravest threat' in Asia, seeks support for India's proposal to combat threat
Sharing India's vision for a more secure and prosperous Asia as well as its concerns, Jaishankar said that the 21st century is being hailed as the Asian century and CICA can surely play a useful role in promoting peace, security and development in Asia.
India doesn’t really want to get into talks with Pakistan; it’s looking beyond, to engage with the region as a whole
S Jaishankar left no space for doubt that regional connectivity will form a big part of the foreign policy of NDA-II