MEA announces commencement of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra; Jaishankar calls it 'important step' towards India-China friendship
External Affairs minister S Jaishankar announced the commencement of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, while asserting that the pilgrimage is an 'important step' towards promoting people-to-people exchanges, and strengthening friendship between India and China.
S Jaishankar arrives in Bhutan for first overseas trip, likely to hold talks with Bhutanese counterpart during two-day visit
External Affairs minister S Jaishankar arrived in Bhutan on Friday on a two-day visit, his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the ministry, during which he will hold talks with his Bhutanese counterpart and call on Prime Minister Lotay Tshering.
Newly-appointed Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar to embark on two-day visit to Bhutan from Friday
MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said during the visit, Jaishankar would call on Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering and meet his counterpart Tandi Dorji.
Vijay Gokhale to take charge as foreign secretary today: 1981-batch IFS officer played key role in resolving Doka La standoff
Seasoned diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale, who played a key role in resolving the Doka La standoff with China, will take charge as the next foreign secretary on Monday
S Jaishankar in Bhutan: Foreign secretary meets top govt officials amid reports of Chinese troops near Doka La
Indian foreign secretary S Jaishankar is currently on a trip to Bhutan amid reports of fresh deployment by the Chinese People's Liberation Army near Doka La
Afghanistan slams Pakistan for 'supporting' terror groups, says nobody can dictate its foreign policy
Slamming Pakistan for its support to various terror groups, Afghanistan said on Friday that the time has come for taking a "fundamental" decision that no country should be allowed to use terror as an instrument of foreign policy
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Tuesday told the parliamentary standing committee on external affairs that China has been unusually aggressive but India is trying to solve the military stand-off at Doklam diplomatically and peacefully.
India and Israel on Wednesday elevated their ties to the strategic partnership level, vowing to do "much more together" to combat growing radicalisation and terrorism
Trump has to reckon with the system of checks and balances of this sturdy democracy, now 251 years old. Trump is soon realising that his ideological zeal has little place in a system that has well established institutions and practices.
China supports India on combating terrorism and a discussion to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar a "global terrorist" is in progress, Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said on Friday
The just-signed historic civil nuclear deal with Japan has a "termination" clause which the government here insists is not binding on India but merely records the "views" of the Japanese side considering its "special sensitivities".
On Wednesday China continued to make ambivalent statements on India's bid for NSG membership amid clear indications that it was unrelenting in its opposition.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the US on 7-8 June in the course of his five-nation tour starting on Saturday, he will be among the few close world leaders that President Barack Obama is inviting in the last year of his presidency.
India is awaiting a response from Pakistan on a visit by an NIA team there to review progress in Pathankot investigation, nearly three weeks after Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had raised the issue with his Pakistani counterpart in Delhi.
Against this backdrop, US ambassador in Dhaka, Marcia Bernicat met the Bangladeshi foreign secretary on 9 May to derive a mechanism to combat the growing terror
The much-awaited foreign secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan got underway on 26 April
Last week, China stopped UN sanctions committee from designating Azhar as terrorist, maintaining that the case "did not meet the requirements" of the Security Council.
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, India and the US have agreed to work together to achieve concrete results in key areas including defence, trade and investment and civil nuclear energy.
Pathankot attack: Pakistan confirms JeM chief's arrest, decision on foreign secretary talks likely today
The decision on India-Pakistan foreign secretary level talks will be taken on Thursday, after National Security Adviser Ajit Doval returns from Paris, news reports say after Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar met Narendra Modi late Wednesday evening.