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Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as Foreign Secretary, says he will ensure 'undifferentiated and unambiguous' approach to terrorism
India

Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as Foreign Secretary, says he will ensure 'undifferentiated and unambiguous' approach to terrorism

A 1984-batch officer of the IFS who last served as India's envoy to the US, Shringla replaces Vijay Gokhale and has a fixed two-year tenure

Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian envoy to US, appointed foreign secretary; 1984-batch IFS officer to succeed Vijay Gokhale
India

Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian envoy to US, appointed foreign secretary; 1984-batch IFS officer to succeed Vijay Gokhale

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the new foreign secretary, a government order said, adding he will assume the new role on 29 January after incumbent Vijay Gokhale completes his tenure.

India doesn’t really want to get into talks with Pakistan; it’s looking beyond, to engage with the region as a whole
India

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

S Jaishankar's appointment as foreign minister reveals Narendra Modi's mindset on trust, acumen and leadership
Politics

S Jaishankar's appointment as foreign minister reveals Narendra Modi's mindset on trust, acumen and leadership

There is a dovetailing of vision between India's new foreign minister S Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra when it comes to shaping India’s destiny as a leading power and projection of that power in a bipolar Asia

India, US tell Pakistan to 'meaningfully address' global concerns on cross-border terrorism
World

India, US tell Pakistan to 'meaningfully address' global concerns on cross-border terrorism

India and the United States on Tuesday called for Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo reaffirms US support to India in anti-terrorism fight in meeting with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale
India

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo reaffirms US support to India in anti-terrorism fight in meeting with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale

United States Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo met Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday and reaffirmed US support to India in its fight against terrorism.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington today
World

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington today

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday, during which the two officials are likely to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest.

IAF struck 'JeM's biggest training camp' at Balakot, says Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on India's operation in Pakistan
World

IAF struck 'JeM's biggest training camp' at Balakot, says Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on India's operation in Pakistan

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said the Indian Air Force had 'struck the biggest training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Balakot' in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and 'a very large number of JeM terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and jihadis were eliminated'.

Defence Planning Committee right step for national security, but expectations should be rooted in reality
India

Defence Planning Committee right step for national security, but expectations should be rooted in reality

Seeing the busy schedule of the members of the Defence Planning Committee, especially the National Security Advisor, it's possible that a critical subject like defence planning and national security strategy, with its numerous nuances, may not get the time and attention it deserves

Vijay Gokhale takes charge as Foreign Secretary: Diplomat had played key role in ending Doka La standoff
India

Vijay Gokhale takes charge as Foreign Secretary: Diplomat had played key role in ending Doka La standoff

Vijay Gokhale, a 1981-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, on Monday took over as India's Foreign Secretary from S Jaishankar.

US envoy Kenneth Juster, foreign secretary S Jaishankar discuss Trump administration's move to cut Pakistan security aid
India

US envoy Kenneth Juster, foreign secretary S Jaishankar discuss Trump administration's move to cut Pakistan security aid

US envoy to India Kenneth Juster met Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Friday to discuss how the US move to cut aid to Pakistan would impact India.

Vijay Gokhale to succeed S Jaishankar as foreign secretary: Veteran diplomat's China expertise will be key
India

Vijay Gokhale to succeed S Jaishankar as foreign secretary: Veteran diplomat's China expertise will be key

Veteran diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale has been appointed as the next Foreign Secretary of India. Gokhale will be succeeding S Jaishankar, who will be demitting office on 28 January 2018.

Vijay Gokhale to succeed S Jaishankar as foreign secretary: Diplomat played key role in ending Doka La standoff
India

Vijay Gokhale to succeed S Jaishankar as foreign secretary: Diplomat played key role in ending Doka La standoff

Seasoned diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale, considered an expert on China, was on Monday named the next foreign secretary succeeding S Jaishankar, who completes his extended tenure later this month.

Pak mulling options to replace Abdul Basit after his tussle with authority in Islamabad
World

Pak mulling options to replace Abdul Basit after his tussle with authority in Islamabad

Pakistan is mulling options to replace its hawkish envoy to India, Abdul Basit, after his tussle with the decisions-makers in Islamabad following the elevation of his junior Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary.

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar says Kansas shooting 'individual act': 'American society condemns it'
India

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar says Kansas shooting 'individual act': 'American society condemns it'

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said on Saturday that the Kansas shooting, in which an Indian engineer was killed, should be treated as an "individual act".

S Jaishankar meets US NSA HR McMaster, discusses bilateral ties, counter-terrorism
World

S Jaishankar meets US NSA HR McMaster, discusses bilateral ties, counter-terrorism

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has met US National Security Advisor Lt Gen H R McMaster and discussed counter-terrorism, bilateral relations and ways to take Indo-US ties forward.

S Jaishankar to make four-day US visit, likely to discuss H-1B visas and safety of Indians
India

S Jaishankar to make four-day US visit, likely to discuss H-1B visas and safety of Indians

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar will visit the US from Tuesday during which key bilateral issues including India's concerns over a possible clamp down on H-1B visas and safety of Indians are expected to be discussed.

Nuclear terrorism an international threat: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar
India

Nuclear terrorism an international threat: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar

India on Wednesday said terrorism, especially nuclear terrorism, is an international threat.

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar gets 1-year extension, likely to focus on ties with US, China
World

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar gets 1-year extension, likely to focus on ties with US, China

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, whose tenure was scheduled to end on 28 January, has been given a second extension of his term by one year, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet said in a notification on Monday.

Foreign Secy S Jaishankar takes veiled dig at Pak at Raisina Dialogue: Full text of his address
India

Foreign Secy S Jaishankar takes veiled dig at Pak at Raisina Dialogue: Full text of his address

I am delighted to welcome you all to the 2nd edition of the Raisina Dialogue. As they will probably be saying at every international gathering this year, the landscape looks dramatically different than it did a year ago. However, the organisers of this conference may have been a bit more perceptive than most