UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet specifically cited as "worrying" the use of FCRA, which prohibits the receipt of foreign funds "for any activities prejudicial to the public interest."
'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
Ladakh stand-off: Talks between India and China underway, do not want to pre-judge, says S Jaishankar
However, when asked whether India was looking at reducing the extent of trade ties with China in view of the standoff, Jaishankar only said that disturbing the "very foundation" of the relationship will have "consequences"
The comments by MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava came in response to China's contention that it "does not recognise" the UTs of Ladakh, as well as the state of Arunachal Pradesh
MEA says no message to Pakistan for talks, claim by Imran Khan's security advisor 'misleading, fictitious'
In an interview to an Indian news website, Imran Khan's advisor Moeed Yusuf had claimed that India had sent messages to Islamabad expressing a desire for conversation
Ladakh stand-off: India, China hold 7th round of high-level military talks to finalise disengagement of troops at LAC
As per official sources, India will strongly oppose any demand by China for the withdrawal of Indian troops on the southern bank of the Pangong lake to kick-start the disengagement process
Seven Indians kidnapped in Libya, govt in touch with country's authorities to secure their release, says MEA
The Indians were kidnapped at Asshwerif on 14 September while on their way to the Tripoli airport to catch a flight to India, said MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava
Ladakh border standoff: Indian, Chinese armies working to schedule next round of military talks, says MEA
The comments by the MEA spokesperson came a day after the two countries held another round of diplomatic talks to resolve the five-month-long military standoff in eastern Ladakh
'Polls can't hide illegal occupation of Gilgit-Baltistan': MEA objects to Pakistan holding election in Indian territory
The MEA said that the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including areas of so-called Gilgit and Baltistan, are an integral part of India by virtue of its accession in 1947
The MEA said that the foreign ministers during the meet will discuss the post-COVID-19 international order and the need for a coordinated response to various challenges emerging from the pandemic
Ladakh stand-off: Disengagement a complex process, necessary to ensure stability on ground, says MEA
MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said disengagement would require mutually agreed "reciprocal actions", and the way ahead will be to refrain from making any attempts to unilaterally change the status quo at the LAC
Issuing India's reply to remarks made by Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the virtual CICA Special Ministerial Meeting, the MEA that his comments "constitute gross interference in India's internal affairs, sovereignty and territorial integrity".
MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said both sides should refrain from taking any actions that may lead to an escalation in the situation, and focus on easing tensions in the friction areas
S Jaishankar joins inaugural session of intra-Afghan talks, says India expects ties to remain 'unshaken'
The Taliban and the Afghan govt are holding direct talks for the first time to end 19 years of war that has killed tens of thousands of people and ravaged various parts of the country
Bilateral economic issues, cooperation in development of the Far East region of Russia, cooperation in nuclear and space sectors were also discussed, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said
India, Japan sign deal to access military bases for logistics support; Modi and Abe hail 'landmark' agreement
Modi spoke to the outgoing Japanese PM and thanked him for his 'personal commitment' to strengthen ties between the two countries
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
External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said "We strongly urge China to sincerely engage with the Indian side with the objective of restoring peace in border areas through complete disengagement."
'Even as the ground commanders of the two sides were in discussions to de-escalate the situation, the Chinese troops again engaged in provocative action,' MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said
The MEA spokesperson said the chargesheet into the Pulwama attack case has been filed after an investigation spanning one-and-a-half years