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Government renames two prominent Ministry of External Affairs institutes after Sushma Swaraj on her birth anniversary
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Government renames two prominent Ministry of External Affairs institutes after Sushma Swaraj on her birth anniversary

The Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, a cultural centre reflecting India's connect with its diaspora, was Thursday renamed Sushma Swaraj Bhavan in honour of the late external affairs minister known for her empathy in reaching out to distressed Indians globally

Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri
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Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri

Padma Awards: The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan and 118 have been given the Padma Shri

As Hyderabad rape, murder case triggers calls for harsher penalties, how political posturing prevents death penalty for rapist-killers
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As Hyderabad rape, murder case triggers calls for harsher penalties, how political posturing prevents death penalty for rapist-killers

Amid calls for the death penalty for rapists, in the aftermath of the rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian, this ringside view proves how political posturing can contrast with reality, with politicians themselves protecting the rapist-killer by permitting inordinate delays and presidential pardons.

India's Jaishankar, Pakistan's Qureshi likely to come face-to-face at SAARC foreign ministers meeting in New York today
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India's Jaishankar, Pakistan's Qureshi likely to come face-to-face at SAARC foreign ministers meeting in New York today

India is set to participate at the SAARC foreign ministers meeting that is to be held on Thursday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session, amid heightened India-Pakistan tensions

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: CBI seeks permission to interrogate alleged middleman Christian Michel in Tihar Jail
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AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: CBI seeks permission to interrogate alleged middleman Christian Michel in Tihar Jail

Central Bureau of Investigation filed an application in a special court here seeking permission to interrogate Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, inside Tihar Jail

How Sushma Swaraj, other women leaders took Pakistan to task over the years at UNGA on J&K and terrorism
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How Sushma Swaraj, other women leaders took Pakistan to task over the years at UNGA on J&K and terrorism

Sushma Swaraj and other Indian women who spoke at the General Assembly tailored their statements from time to time as relations between India and Pakistan changed due to incidents including the Pulwama attack, Balakot air strikes and Article 370 revocation

Full timeline of Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Indian deputy envoy meets former navy officer after Pakistan allows consular access
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Full timeline of Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Indian deputy envoy meets former navy officer after Pakistan allows consular access

India on Monday accepted the offer of consular access extended by Pakistan to death-row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav. Indian deputy high commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia will meet him the same day, reports said as tensions over the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir simmer between the neighbours.

Opposition's 'killing power' behind deaths of BJP's Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, alleges Pragya Singh Thakur
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Opposition's 'killing power' behind deaths of BJP's Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, alleges Pragya Singh Thakur

Pragya, who defeated Congress leader Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, has made many such controversial remarks and had to apologise for some of them.

'Can't imagine my dear friend is no more': PM pays tribute to Arun Jaitley while addressing Indian community in Bahrain
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'Can't imagine my dear friend is no more': PM pays tribute to Arun Jaitley while addressing Indian community in Bahrain

Jaitley died at the AIIMS in New Delhi on Saturday afternoon, while Prime Minister is on the third leg of his three-nation tour to France, the UAE and Bahrain

BJP to hold condolence meet for Sushma Swaraj at 4 pm in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
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BJP to hold condolence meet for Sushma Swaraj at 4 pm in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

Several diplomats and leaders across the political spectrum are expected to attend a condolence meet organised for former External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday

Sushma Swaraj death: Ex-foreign minister cremated in Delhi with full State honours; Modi, Advani, Amit Shah, Rajnath bid emotional farewell
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Sushma Swaraj death: Ex-foreign minister cremated in Delhi with full State honours; Modi, Advani, Amit Shah, Rajnath bid emotional farewell

Sushma Swaraj's daughter Bansuri performed the last rites at Lodhi crematorium, where the mortal remains of the former Union minister were brought from the BJP headquarters

'India lost dedicated leader in Sushma Swaraj': Ivanka Trump lauds ex-foreign minister as 'champion of women' in India and abroad
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'India lost dedicated leader in Sushma Swaraj': Ivanka Trump lauds ex-foreign minister as 'champion of women' in India and abroad

Sushma Swaraj, 67, passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest.

'Sushma Swaraj was just a phone call away': Families of Indians killed by Islamic State in Iraq recall ex-foreign minister's support
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'Sushma Swaraj was just a phone call away': Families of Indians killed by Islamic State in Iraq recall ex-foreign minister's support

Sushma Swaraj, who was the minister of external affairs from 2014 to 2019, would come to swift rescue of distressed Indians abroad.

‘Never looked at religion of those in need of help’: Kerala nurses remember Sushma Swaraj's efforts to rescue them from Islamic State
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‘Never looked at religion of those in need of help’: Kerala nurses remember Sushma Swaraj's efforts to rescue them from Islamic State

Five years ago, a group of Keralite nurses had flown down to Kerala from the captivity of ISIS militants in strife-torn Iraq with their mind full of relief and gratitude to a woman- the then External Affairs Minister, late Sushma Swaraj

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Article 370 revoked in Jammu and Kashmir, Sushma Swaraj passes away, RBI's rate cut; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Article 370 revoked in Jammu and Kashmir, Sushma Swaraj passes away, RBI's rate cut; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Article 370 revoked in Jammu and Kashmir, Sushma Swaraj passes away, RBI's rate cut; today's must-read stories

Sushma Swaraj cremated with State honours in Delhi; Narendra Modi, Amit Shah pay last respects
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Sushma Swaraj cremated with State honours in Delhi; Narendra Modi, Amit Shah pay last respects

Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday at the age of 67 in Delhi due to a massive cardiac arrest.

On last day of Parliament session, Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Bill deferred in Rajya Sabha over absence of broad consensus
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On last day of Parliament session, Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Bill deferred in Rajya Sabha over absence of broad consensus

The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee, could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday in the absence of a broad consensus on the legislation

Sushma Swaraj wanted to spend days meeting people, said 'have seen so much in life, don't aspire to be a governor'
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Sushma Swaraj wanted to spend days meeting people, said 'have seen so much in life, don't aspire to be a governor'

My obvious question, when I met Sushma Swaraj on Monday was: “Why didn’t you become the Minister?” She replied, “It’s all destiny.” However, when prodded further, it became evident that politics within the BJP had put spokes on her inclusion in the Modi 2.0 Cabinet

Sushma Swaraj funeral; latest updates: Ex-minister cremated with State honours in Delhi as top NDA leaders bid farewell
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Sushma Swaraj funeral; latest updates: Ex-minister cremated with State honours in Delhi as top NDA leaders bid farewell

Sushma Swaraj funeral; latest updates: Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has been cremated with State honours at Lodhi Crematorium in Delhi. Top dignitaries and others who came to the crematorium to pay their respects are now vacating the premises.

Sushma Swaraj was pivotal in making public life an option for ordinary women and not just the privileged elites
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Sushma Swaraj was pivotal in making public life an option for ordinary women and not just the privileged elites

Sushma Swaraj was a pioneer in changing the perception of public life for women: With her as a conduit, public life ceased to be the preserve of women from elite backgrounds and also became a viable career option for the average woman-next-door.