Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
Anurag Srivastava, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was serving as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
'Confront extremist Hindus': Ayatollah Khamenei slams Modi govt as Delhi riots strain India-Iran ties
Iran on Thursday continued its criticism of India over the Delhi riots, with the country's Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei saying that the Centre should "confront extremist Hindus and their parties", and called for a stop to the "massacre of Muslims".
Coronavirus outbreak: Narendra Modi's visit to Brussels for India-EU summit to be rescheduled, says MEA
India and EU decided to reschedule Narendra Modi's visit to Brussels in view of the advice by health authorities in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.
UNHRC moves SC on CAA: Easy to mock UN body's hypocrisy, but what's the impulse that motivates western campaign against India?
To argue that such legislative action is mala fide and needs corrective action is to express the patronising attitude of the West that perceives formerly colonised societies as inferior, incompetent and exotic.
Congress' Ahmed Patel terms UN's plea in SC on CAA as interference but says Centre responsible for 'mess'
Congress leader Ahmed Patel attacked the Centre over the UNHCHR filing an application in the Supreme Court over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), saying it is "unwarranted interference" but it is the Modi dispensation that is to be blamed for the "mess"
UNHRC chief files intervention application on CAA in Supreme Court; MEA says ‘no foreign party has locus standi’ on contentious law
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has filed an intervention in the Supreme Court on CAA and informed India's Permanent Mission in Geneva about it
‘Don’t let senseless thuggery prevail’: Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif condemns Delhi riots, urges govt to ensure wellbeing of 'all Indians'
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Monday urged Indian authorities to ensure the well-being of all Indians and not let 'senseless' violence prevail.
US-Taliban peace deal: India remains deeply skeptical of ‘agreement’; New Delhi has no options but to cross fingers and pray
India reads the 'agreement' between the United States and the Taliban not as a treatise of 'peace' but the first step towards an exit strategy of the former.
India signs deal with Afghanistan to build roads in Bamyan and Mazar-e-Sharif: Ministry of External Affairs
In a series of tweets, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India remains committed to economic and human resource development partnership with Afghanistan
MEA terms OIC statement on Delhi violence inaccurate, selective, misleading, urges organisations not to make irresponsible remarks
India on Thursday slammed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) for making 'inaccurate, selective, and misleading' statement on Delhi violence, and urged international organisations and individuals alike to refrain from making irresponsible remarks at such a 'sensitive time'
No scope for third-party mediation of Kashmir, reiterates India after UN chief Antonio Guterres offers to help
Guterres said it was important for India and Pakistan to de-escalate 'militarily and verbally' and exercise 'maximum restraint' as he began his four-day visit to the country on Sunday, amidst tense relationship between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
India rejects Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir, says region integral and inalienable part of country
India on Saturday criticised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Kashmir and asked him not to interfere in India's internal affairs
Coronavirus outbreak: India can consider evacuating Pakistani students from China's Hubei province if resources permit, says MEA
India can consider evacuating Pakistani students from the coronavirus-hit Hubei province "if such a situation arises" and resources are available, the MEA said.
Coronavirus outbreak: Preparations for evacuating Indians from China's Hubei province has begun, says MEA
India has begun preparations for the evacuation of its nationals affected by the situation arising out of the coronavirus outbreak in China's Hubei Province, said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar
'Have to wait for India's invitation' says Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Islamabad's participation in SCO summit
Addressing a media briefing in New Delhi on 16 January, the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India will invite Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan along with other leaders for the annual meeting of the council of heads of government of the SCO
No role for third party in solving Kashmir issue, says MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar after Donald Trump’s latest offer of mediation
There is no role for any third party in the Kashmir issue which has to be resolved bilaterally with Pakistan and the onus is on Islamabad to create an environment for engagement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.
China defends raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, calls it goodwill gesture to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions
Stoutly defending its decision to raise the Kashmir issue at the UNSC as an attempt to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions and out of 'goodwill', China on Friday claimed that "most of the members" of the Council have voiced their concern over the situation in the Valley
India hits out at Pakistan's 'all-weather-ally' China for trying to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC, says Beijing should reflect on global consensus
India on Thursday delivered an unusually blunt message to China for its attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, asking it to seriously reflect on the global consensus and refrain from taking such action in the future
India to invite Imran Khan to SCO's annual meeting; MEA says leaders of all eight member countries will be invited
India will invite Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan along with other leaders for the annual meeting of council of heads of government of the SCO later this year, officials said.
MEA hits out at China for trying to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC; India to invite Imran Khan to attend SCO meet later this year
India on Thursday hit out at China for helping Pakistan in trying to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council (UNSC), saying Beijing should seriously reflect on the global consensus and refrain from such actions in the future