The talks for the FTA have been stalled since May 2013 when both sides failed to bridge substantial gaps on crucial issues, including on data security status for the IT sector
Jaishankar told Times Now in an interview that there is also a need to have trust in the ability of the system, both military commanders and the diplomatic channels, in negotiating with the Chinese
India-China ties are 'extremely consequential', important to reach some kind of 'equilibrium', says S Jaishankar
Foreign minister's remarks come in the backdrop of a four-month-long border row between Indian and Chinese armies in eastern Ladakh, which has led to a major strain in overall ties
Coronavirus outbreak matter of 'great concern', says S Jaishankar; claims govt's initial focus is to bring back Indian pilgrims stranded in Iran
Coronavirus outbreak is a matter of 'great concern' and the government's initial focus is to bring back Indian pilgrims stranded in Iran, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday.
Pakistan's plan for past 70 years will collapse once growth starts in Jammu and Kashmir, says S Jaishankar
Once India triggers development in Jammu and Kashmir, all of Pakistan's plan for the last 70 years against the state would come to a naught, S Jaishankar told a top US think tank
S Jaishankar rejects scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan, says New Delhi's stand clear on Kashmir
Categorically rejecting any scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, S Jaishankar has said India's stand has been clear for decades and the two countries can discuss the issue bilaterally
S Jaishankar meets US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in Washington, meeting comes amid India-US trade discussions
S Jaishankar met US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. The meeting has come when New Delhi and Washington are in advanced stages of trade discussions.
Narendra Modi UNGA Speech Updates: Terrorism hurts the very principles on which United Nations was founded, says Indian PM
Narendra Modi UNGA Speech Updates | Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the annual high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) session, focussing on the themes of progress and development, climate change, unity and terrorism.
S Jaishankar says 'elimination of all forms of terrorism is a precondition for survival of South Asia' after Pakistan boycotts SAARC meeting
Elimination of terrorism in all forms is a precondition not only for fruitful cooperation but also for the survival of the South Asian region, Jaishankar tweeted after a SAARC meeting.
EAM S Jaishankar calls Pakistan 'a very challenging neighbour', slams country for state-sponsored terrorism
S Jaishankar called Pakistan a 'challenging neighbour' and stressed while there is terrorism globally, there is no country in the world that sponsors terror consciously against India.
India cannot replicate China, Europe, has to invent its own development path, says S Jaishankar; calls Narendra Modi 'symbol of credible change'
India cannot replicate China and Europe and has to invent a development path for itself, said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday.
S Jaishankar appreciates 'enormous good' done by US in Afghanistan, but says it isn't reflected in general discourse
S Jaishankar appreciated the United States for doing enormous good in Afghanistan but said that 'those gains are not being reflected in general discourse'.
Pakistan calls on international community to take 'serious cognisance' of India's 'irresponsible' remarks on PoK
Pakistan on Tuesday called on the international community to take "serious cognizance" of India's aggressive posturing about taking 'physical jurisdiction' of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
S Jaishankar meets Polish prime minister in Warsaw; reviews preparations for Modi's visit to Russia's Vladivostok
External Affairs minister S Jaishankar met Poland's prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Wednesday and discussed ways in which mutual cooperation could benefit both the countries.
Secret life of Article 370: Nehru's use of ruthless force to integrate Kashmir behind veil of 'special status' offers lessons for today
The truth is more complex: for former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Kashmir's special status, and Article 370 were, from the outset, a fiction — one which was authored against the background of war, great-power intrigue, and terrorism.
Kashmir news LATEST updates: 'Will your family approve if you reconstruct home without approval'; Sanjay Jha tweets about Article 370 abrogation
Kashmir news LIVE updates: Senior Congress leader and party national spokesperson Sanjay Jha took to Twitter on Monday and said that the BJP-led Centre should have discussed it with those parties who are directly affected by the abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir. 'So you have a 3 BHK house. It is yours. Now you amend it, modify it into a 4 BHK house, by breaking one bedroom into two. The size remains the same. It is still yours. But would your family be happy if you did this reconstruction without asking for their approval?'
Kashmir news updates: India's UN envoy slams Pakistan's 'alarmist' approach, says scrapping Article 370 has no external ramifications
Kashmir news LIVE updates: India's Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin said at the UN headquarters, "Our position was and remains that matters related to Article 370 are entirely an internal matter of India. The recent decisions are intended to ensure that good governance is promoted, socie-economic development is enhanced for our people...We are committed to gradually removing all restrictions. Since the change is internal to India, it has not made any difference to our external orientation."
S Jaishankar meets China vice-president Wang Qishan as EAM's three-day visit begins; duo discusses strengthening of ties
External Affairs minister S Jaishankar met China's Vice President Wang Qishan on Monday, and discussed strengthening of relations with the Chinese leader.
Narendra Modi to travel to Bhutan for two-day visit on 17 August, will meet Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering
Narendra Modi will travel to Bhutan on 17 August for a two-day visit during which the two strategic allies will explore ways to strengthen bilateral partnership, the MEA said.
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes The Finance (No 2) Bill, 2019, to give effect to Centre's proposals in Budget 2019-20
Parliament Updates: Law and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad moved The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2019 for consideration and passing. He also simultaneously moved the motion for The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Prasad says the government is very keen that India becomes a "hub of arbitration".