Foreign Secretary News
A career diplomat with over 32 years of experience, Kwatra earlier held the position of a Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office for two years
A 1988-batch IFS officer, Vinay Mohan Kwatra is currently serving as Ambassador in Kathmandu since January 2020
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss wants to counter Russia's aggression and reduce global strategic dependence on the country and her agenda includes progressing talks to develop defence-related trade with India
Shringla's visit to the UN came on a day when the UN General Assembly resumed its 11th Emergency Special Session on Ukraine and had before it two draft resolutions on the humanitarian crisis in the Eastern European country in the wake of the Russian invasion
The visit, which will conclude on 17 December, will include meets with Bangladesh president Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister Dr A K Abdul Momen
Harsh Vardhan Shringla holds ''productive discussion'' on India-Lankan ties with Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa
The Indian foreign secretary is in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit to review bilateral ties between India and the island nation
Harsh Vardhan Sringla is expected to reiterate India's views on the Tamil issue and also talk on matters relating to the building of the western container terminal at the Colombo port by an Indian company
British foreign secretary Liz Truss defends AUKUS, says pact shows UK's commitment to stability in Indo-Pacific
The comment comes in the wake of France's foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian accusing the country of "constant opportunism"
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
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
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
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 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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.