India's COVID-19 crisis: Flat-footed communication strategy, risk-averse bureaucracy add to distress
An unsavoury controversy erupted this week when foreign embassies reached out to India’s opposition party for critical medical equipment via social media
Jaishankar, who is in the UK on a four-day visit to participate in the G7 meet, admitted that India's health system stands exposed but that there is a focussed plan to ramp up the vaccination programme
According to numerous sources, two members of the delegation tested positive on Tuesday with further test results still awaited
COVID-19: After deleted tweet and apology, New Zealand high commission gets oxygen cylinders from Congress youth wing
Despite the social media fiasco, the high commission did accept the oxygen cylinders from IYC
Raisina Dialogue: Modi, Jaishankar back vaccine diplomacy, hail India’s rise as an 'altruistic, responsible' power
Though there has been visible slowing down of exports, the decision to stick to sharing life-saving vaccines with the poorest nations of the world, despite political pressure at home, speaks of a conviction in India’s self-image as a responsible power
The US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate said advancing gender equality is not only critical for economic growth but also in tacking climate crisis
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov added that Russia was ready for the transfer of cutting edge technologies and 'additional manufacturing' of weapons systems to India
Afghanistan foreign minister holds talks with S Jaishankar on peace process during three-day Delhi visit
The minister’s visit to India comes days after Russia hosted a conference between the Afghan government and Taliban, and pressed for a ceasefire in the country
Can't ignore racism, says S Jaishankar over Indian-origin student's resignation as president of Oxford Student Union
The external affairs minister added that the Centre will take up the matter with UK 'when required'. He was responding to concerns raised by BJP MP Ashwini Vaishnav in the Rajya Sabha
Mature democracy like India must accept divergent, critical views with equanimity and dignity, writes Lt-Gen Bhopinder Singh
We did not slam those international bodies and their reportage when they spoke positively about the country, which leads one to believe that the question of their credibility is selectively posited
'Hypocrisy of self-appointed custodians': S Jaishankar rejects reports questioning democracy and freedom in India
Freedom House had accused Modi government of 'driving India toward authoritarianism' with a 'hamfisted lockdown', scapegoating of Muslims, and a crackdown on critics
'Respect will of people': Civil society members write to EAM to call on Myanmar military to restore democracy, peace
On 1 February, the Myanmar military, in a coup, deposed the elected civilian government and declared a year-long state of emergency
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is in Male on a two-day visit, tweeted that the agreement "underscores the importance of connectivity in our Maldives partnership"
'Metro Man' E Sreedharan set to join BJP in Kerala: A look at prominent bureaucrats who took the political plunge
An analysis of the trend noted that the "most prominent reason seems to be that after working under politicians for many years, civil servants aspire to wield power rather than just take orders"
Foreign ministers held a telephonic meet to discuss a host of issues, including the developments in Myanmar, coronavirus and climate change
MoS External Affairs V Muraleedharan says PLA made several attempts to unilaterally alter status quo along LAC but Indian armed forces 'responded appropriately'
The Chinese foreign ministry said that the front-line troops of the two militaries began simultaneous and planned disengagement on Pangong bank on 10 Feb, in keeping with the consensus reached in Moscow and at the 9th round of commander-level talks
US secretary of state Antony Blinken speaks to S Jaishankar, expresses concern over Myanmar situation
This was Blinken's second phone call with Jaishankar after he became the top American diplomat last month. The two leaders first spoke on 29 January.
The minister said some poor countries are being supplied the vaccine on a grant basis while some nations wanted it on par with the price paid by the Indian government
Blast outside Israel embassy: No effort will be spared to find culprits, S Jaishankar tells Israeli foreign minister
The Israeli embassy said the Indian authorities probing the incident are in contact with the relevant Israeli authorities and both sides are cooperating in the investigation