External Affairs Minister

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to attend Commonwealth Foreign Ministers' meet in London today

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is likely to meet his British counterpart Jeremey Hunt among other foreign ministers during the 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers' Meeting in London.

published on : 10th July 2019

Iran largest state sponsor of terror: Mike Pompeo

His remarks came at a joint press conference with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who had earlier said that India has a certain perspective on Iran.

published on : 26th June 2019

Pakistan's large-scale terrorism industry prevents it from behaving like 'normal neighbour': Jaishankar

The former diplomat-turned-minister highlighted that while India has offered Pakistan a Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status in favour of non-discriminatory trade, Pakistan has failed to reciprocate.

published on : 26th June 2019

MEA initiated discussions with Indian Security Press for chip-enabled e-passports: S Jaishankar

Jaishankar added that the Ministry would continue its work on the further simplification of the rules and process for issuing passports without compromising the legitimate security concerns.

published on : 24th June 2019

BJP fields Jaishankar from Gujarat Rajya Sabha seat after he formally joins party

Jaishankar, a career diplomat and former foreign secretary, was inducted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his government and given the high profile ministry in a surprise development.

published on : 24th June 2019

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar formally joins BJP

He was sworn in as a Cabinet minister along with other members of the government on May 30.

published on : 24th June 2019

Ahead of India visit, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes congratulatory call to EAM S Jaishankar

Pompeo, who will be visiting India from June 25-27, spoke with Jaishankar to congratulate the External Affairs Minister on his appointment, State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said.

published on : 20th June 2019

Terrorism 'gravest threat' people face in Asia: External Affairs Minister Jaishankar at CICA Summit

Addressing the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit in the Tajik capital, Jaishankar said that the CICA members are the victims of terrorism.

published on : 15th June 2019

Sushma Swaraj rebuts reports of her appointment as Andhra Governor

Earlier, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan posted a tweet congratulating Swaraj on 'her appointment'.

published on : 11th June 2019

Jaishankar one of the world's best diplomats, say US experts

Jaishankar, 64, known for his skillful diplomacy, tough negotiating tactics and strategic vision, has served as the Indian ambassador to the US from 2013-2015.

published on : 8th June 2019

EAM Jaishankar dials Bhutanese King, highlights India's 'Neighbourhood First' policy

Jaishankar, who assumed charge on May 30, arrived for a day-long visit to Bhutan on Friday during his first overseas trip to the country after assuming charge of the ministry.

published on : 8th June 2019

Indians recognise country’s global stature has risen: S Jaishankar

Jaishankar also said India will aim to enhance regional cooperation under the BIMSTEC grouping as there have been certain problems with SAARC.

published on : 7th June 2019

Three language policy: External Affairs Minister Jaishankar vows no language will be imposed

The draft national education policy recommends a range of reform measures and favoured the teaching of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Proud to follow on footsteps of Sushma Swaraj: Jaishankar

The 64-year-old former foreign secretary also said he was honoured to be given the new responsibility.

published on : 1st June 2019

Not part of new Cabinet, Sushma Swaraj thanks PM Modi

Swaraj, 66, became the External Affairs Minister in 2014 when Modi's first cabinet was sworn-in on May 26.

published on : 30th May 2019
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