External Affairs

MEA refuses to share details on extradition of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi

In a reply to an RTI query, it said requests for extradition of Mallya and Modi have been sent to the UK government.

published on : 15th May 2019

Hyderabad youth stabbed to death in London, family seeks MEA's help

The incident came to light after family members of the deceased called the management to inform that Nadeemuddin did not return home after work.

published on : 10th May 2019

Pakistani woman married Hyderabad resident gets stuck, family seek MEA help 

A Pakistani-national married to a resident of Hyderabad has been stuck in the neighbouring country for the last three months.

published on : 28th April 2019

India prepared to deal with US decision to end Iran oil waivers: Ministry of External Affairs

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that the government will coordinate with partner nations including US to bring out a solution to protect the country's energy interests.

published on : 23rd April 2019

Sushma Swaraj asks Indians stranded in Libya's capital Tripoli to leave immediately

The minister said that if the Indians stranded in the Libyan capital do not leave immediately, then it may not be possible to evacuate them later.

published on : 19th April 2019

India strongly rejects Pakistan claim of planning another attack this month

In a strongly worded statement, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the comments by the Pakistani foreign minister is aimed at whipping up war hysteria in the region.

published on : 7th April 2019

Hyderabad woman rescued from Somalia

Afreen Begum (31), a resident of Nawab Saheb Kunta in the Charminar area of the city, was rescued from Mogadishu, Somalia on March 28.

published on : 3rd April 2019

Sushma Swaraj explains why she prefixed 'chowkidar' to her name

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the "Main Bhi Chowkidar" (I too am a watchman) campaign to blunt the Congress's "Chowkidar Chor Hai" (the watchman is a thief) jibe at him.

published on : 30th March 2019

France working with EU for listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist: MEA

The move by France, a member of the EU, came days after China blocked a bid at the United Nations to ban Masood Azhar.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Indian casualties in Ethiopian plane crash could be more than four

Indian ambassador in Ethiopia Anurag Srivastava tweeted to inform EAM that he has spoken to Mr Vaidya's son in Toronto who lost six members of his family and assured him of all assistance.

published on : 11th March 2019

Saudi MoS Foreign Affairs to visit India on Monday, but 'no mediation' on Indo-Pak ties: MEA

The Saudi minister met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday in Islamabad, and delivered a "special message" from Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, according to Pakistani media reports.

published on : 9th March 2019

Mother appeals to Sushma Swaraj for daughter’s rescue from Kuwait

A 29-year-old woman from Dabeerpura, Kouser Begum, has been stuck in Kuwait for the last 15 days after she was trafficked illegally by local travel agents.

published on : 3rd March 2019

Fight against terror not targeted towards any religion: Sushma Swaraj at OIC

A peevish Pakistan said it would not send its foreign minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, to the meeting after its attempts to block Swaraj’s invitation were rejected.

published on : 2nd March 2019

Sushma Swaraj raises Pulwama terror attack with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Swaraj's meeting with Wang came a day after India destroyed a major Jaish-e-Muhammed terror training camp in Pakistan.

published on : 27th February 2019

PAF intrusion: India summons Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner, lodges protest

Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah, who was summoned to the South Block, told Indian officials about capturing of an Indian pilot by Pakistani authorities.

published on : 27th February 2019
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