'Very hard' for India to have normal ties with Pakistan as cross-border terrorism continues, says S Jaishankar
The External Affairs Minister also said that Islamabad doesn't conduct normal trade with India and has not given New Delhi the MFN status
As India faces beligerant China, joining military alliance will be realpolitik realism, not sovereign surrender
History suggests that the ‘military alliances’ can make deterrence more effective by increasing the stakes substantially, that are otherwise not possible for a ‘non-aligned’ and effectively, stand-alone nations
Without naming Pakistan, Jaishankar said international pressure has compelled a country complicit in "aiding, abetting, training and directing" terror groups to "grudgingly acknowledge" the presence of wanted terrorists and organised crime leaders on its territory
This will be the fifth dialogue since the standoff and the Indian side is expected to reiterate its call for complete disengagement of Chinese troops along LAC
'Exercise in political absurdity': India rejects Pakistan's new map incorporating parts of J&K, Gujarat
'This new effort only confirms reality of Pakistan''s obsession with territorial aggrandisement supported by cross-border terrorism,' the MEA said
No scope for third-party mediation of Kashmir, reiterates India after UN chief Antonio Guterres offers to help
Guterres said it was important for India and Pakistan to de-escalate 'militarily and verbally' and exercise 'maximum restraint' as he began his four-day visit to the country on Sunday, amidst tense relationship between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
Indian student stabbed near York University in Canada's Toronto, S Jaishankar asks MEA officials to help her family
A 23-year-old Indian student was stabbed by an unidentified man near York University's campus in Toronto, Canada, police said.
India to invite Imran Khan to SCO's annual meeting; MEA says leaders of all eight member countries will be invited
India will invite Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan along with other leaders for the annual meeting of council of heads of government of the SCO later this year, officials said.
MEA calls Mahathir Mohamad's remark on CAA 'factually incorrect'; Malaysian PM said India is depriving Muslims of their citizenship
After visiting the media centre at the Kuala Lumpur Summit on Friday, Mahathir Mohamad had reportedly said, 'I am sorry to see that India, which claims to be a secular state, is now taking action to deprive some Muslims of their citizenship.'
Narendra Modi to embark on two-day visit to Saudi Arabia on Monday, will sign several key bilateral pacts, says MEA
India and Saudi Arabia will sign a raft of key pacts to significantly ramp up ties in several key sectors including oil and gas, renewable energy and civil aviation during Narendra Modi's two-day visit to the Gulf nation on Monday.
S Jaishankar’s punishing Washington schedule aimed at countering Pakistan’s poison, tackling western bias on Kashmir
It is Jaishankar’s express task to bring a convergence between the two narratives on Jammu and Kashmir so that the rationale behind the disruption in the state is understood.
MEA lists India's achievements in 100 days of Modi 2.0, calls Trump's presence at upcoming Houston event 'matter of great honour'
During the press conference, S Jaishankar asserted that Indian views are being heard more clearly at international forums under the Narendra Modi-led government.
MEA's Vijay Thakur Singh meets UN rights chief in Geneva, expresses India's concerns on Pakistan-backed cross-border terrorism
A senior Indian diplomat on Thursday met UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet here and conveyed India's concerns on cross border terrorism from Pakistan.
Narendra Modi to visit Russia for bilateral summit with Vladimir Putin, attend Eastern Economic Forum from 4 to 5 September
Narendra Modi will visit Russia from 4 to 5 September to hold a bilateral summit with Vladimir Putin and attend the Eastern Economic Forum.
Narendra Modi to embark on visit to UAE, Baharain on 23 August; PM to hold talks on bilateral, regional issues with top leaders
Narendra Modi will pay a three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain beginning 23 August and hold extensive talks with top leaders.
Sushma Swaraj funeral; latest updates: Ex-minister cremated with State honours in Delhi as top NDA leaders bid farewell
Sushma Swaraj funeral; latest updates: Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has been cremated with State honours at Lodhi Crematorium in Delhi. Top dignitaries and others who came to the crematorium to pay their respects are now vacating the premises.
Sushma Swaraj, minister who brought warmth to 'clinical' MEA through her tweets: 'Kind' BJP leader changed lives over social media
The Narendra Modi-led government had just started the policy to ensure outreach to citizens via social media in 2014, and Swaraj arguably was at the forefront throughout her tenure, even during a short period in 2016 when she was seriously ill and had to undergo a kidney transplant.
Sushma Swaraj passes away: From 'supermom' to being Twitter's favourite politician, netizens condole demise of BJP stalwart
A politician who was respected across party lines, Sushma Swaraj was aptly hailed as 'supermom' of India by Washington Post for solving the problems of distressed Indians around the world.
India virtually rejects Pakistan's conditional offer of consular access to Jadhav; demands access without 'fear of intimidation'
India has asked Pakistan to provide 'unimpeded' consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav in an environment free from the 'fear of intimidation'
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has met Iranian envoy Ali Chegeni as part of the government's efforts to secure the release of 18 Indians onboard a British oil tanker Impero seized by Iran