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UN rights chief tells India to safeguard rights of NGOs; MEA says law violations can't be condoned
India

UN rights chief tells India to safeguard rights of NGOs; MEA says law violations can't be condoned

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
India

'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
India

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"

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are integral parts of India, says MEA in response to China's comments
India

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are integral parts of India, says MEA in response to China's comments

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'
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

'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

S Jaishankar to visit Japan from 6 to 7 October to attend Quad security dialogue in Tokyo
India

S Jaishankar to visit Japan from 6 to 7 October to attend Quad security dialogue in Tokyo

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
India

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

'Gross interference', MEA slams Pakistan for comments on Jammu and Kashmir at CICA meet
India

'Gross interference', MEA slams Pakistan for comments on Jammu and Kashmir at CICA meet

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".

Ladakh standoff: Hope China won’t make further attempts to unilaterally change status quo, says MEA
India

Ladakh standoff: Hope China won’t make further attempts to unilaterally change status quo, says MEA

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'
India

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

'Excellent discussions,' says MEA as S Jaishankar meets Russia counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow
World

'Excellent discussions,' says MEA as S Jaishankar meets Russia counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow

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
India

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
India

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

MEA says border issue in Ladakh is 'direct result' of China's actions
India

MEA says border issue in Ladakh is 'direct result' of China's actions

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."

China engaged in 'provocative actions' along LAC in attempt to alter status quo, says MEA
India

China engaged in 'provocative actions' along LAC in attempt to alter status quo, says MEA

'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

Pakistan evading responsibility for Pulwama terror attack, sheltering Masood Azhar, says MEA
India

Pakistan evading responsibility for Pulwama terror attack, sheltering Masood Azhar, says MEA

The MEA spokesperson said the chargesheet into the Pulwama attack case has been filed after an investigation spanning one-and-a-half years