Ministry of 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 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

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

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

Snub to Pakistan as OIC invites India as Guest of honour

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be attending the meet in Abu Dbahi as a 'guest of honour'.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Saudi Arabia increases India's Haj quota to two lakh after Modi-Salman talks

The decision was announced by the Ministry of External Affairs after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman here.

published on : 20th February 2019

India slams Pakistan PM for remarks on treatment of minorities

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that Imran Khan's remarks were an 'egregious insult to all citizens of India'.

published on : 10th February 2019

Have obtained consular access to 117 of 126 Indian students detained in US: Ministry of External Affairs

The Ministry also said that legal assistance was being extended to the students as the Indian government monitors the case of the detention of Indian students.

published on : 5th February 2019

Raisina Dialogue sees a host of foreign dignitaries descend on Delhi

While Norway PM Erna Solberg is here on a state visit, the others visiting dignitaries include the foreign ministers of Australia, Iran, the EU, Mongolia, Nepal and Japan.

published on : 8th January 2019

Special court declares Vijay Mallya first 'fugitive economic offender' under new law

The court also rejected Mallya's plea to stay the order to give him some time to appeal.

published on : 5th January 2019

South Korean foreign minister to visit India on December 18: MEA 

On an invitation by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Kang will visit India on December 18-19, the ministry said in a statement.

published on : 13th December 2018

MEA furious as Pakistan harasses Indian mission officials, denies access to Gurdwara Nankana Sahib

The envoy was prevented from visiting the Indian pilgrims who were given travel permission to visit the Gurdwara.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Passport Seva Kendras to come up in all Lok Sabha constituencies

Passport Seva Kendra offices in each Lok Sabha constituency in the country? Yes.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Hope democratic values would be respected: India on political turmoil in Sri Lanka

External Affairs Ministry Spokeperson Raveesh Kumar said India will continue to extend its developmental assistance to the friendly people of Sri Lanka.

published on : 28th October 2018

India, China in touch over landslide blocking mainstream of Brahmaputra 

MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said all relevant authorities have been apprised about the emerging situation to enable them to take necessary precautionary measures.

published on : 19th October 2018
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