Arindam Bagchi

India not yet decided when it will send aid to Pakistan

Sources say if Pakistan reaches out to India for assistance, India would go ahead with providing them humanitarian aid, as it has been doing for other countries in need like Afghanistan and Ukraine.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Pakistan to join as observer on last day of SCO RATS drills: India

India is hosting the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Regional Anti Terrorism Structure (RATS) drills in Manesar, Haryana, sometime in October.

published on : 26th August 2022

India to continue to recruit Gorkha soldiers under the Agnipath Scheme

India has made it clear that it will continue the recruitment of Nepalese youth under the Agnipath Scheme. 

published on : 26th August 2022

'Colombo makes its own decisions': India rejects Beijing's 'insinuations' on Chinese ship's proposed visit to Sri Lanka

Chinese ballistic missile and satellite tracking ship Yuan Wang 5 was scheduled to dock at Hambantota port from August 11 to 17, but reports from Sri Lanka said it has not berthed as planned.

published on : 12th August 2022

Taiwan issue: India calls for de-escalation, restraint as China ends war drill

India also pitched for exercising restraint and underlined the need for efforts to maintain peace and stability in the region.

published on : 12th August 2022

India slams Pakistan for 'politicising' Chess Olympiad

Bagchi was responding to questions on Pakistan's decision to pull out from the Olympiad, citing the torch relay of the event passing through Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 28th July 2022

India on China's inroads to Doklam: We keep eye on developments having bearing on national security

The Indian and Chinese armies were locked in a 73-day stand-off at the Doklam tri-junction after China tried to extend a road in the area that Bhutan claimed belonged to it.

published on : 22nd July 2022

India hopes for early solution to Lanka crisis; dismisses reports suggesting involvement in transit of Rajapaksa

MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi, at his weekly media briefing, said India continued to stand with the Lankan people and it remained engaged with all relevant stakeholders in that country.

published on : 14th July 2022

'Uninformed comments unhelpful', says India after Germany's remarks on arrest of Zubair

"It is a domestic issue, there is judicial process underway in this. Independence of the judiciary is well recognised. Uninformed comments on judiciary are unhelpful and should be avoided," he said.

published on : 8th July 2022

Chinese companies operating in India need to follow law of land: MEA

"Chinese companies which operate here need to follow the law of the land and I think our legal authorities are taking steps as per the law of the land," he said at a media briefing.

published on : 7th July 2022

Pakistan rejects India's statement over Karachi temple vandalism incident 

Reacting to the incident, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs Arindam Bagchi termed it as another act in "the systematic persecution of religious minorities".

published on : 10th June 2022

Remarks on Prophet Mohammad do not reflect views of government: Ministry of External Affairs

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that this has been conveyed to our interlocutors as also the fact that action has been taken by the concerned quarters against those who made the comments.

published on : 9th June 2022

Prophet comment row: India rejects OIC's remarks as 'narrow-minded', says Pakistan 'eulogise fanatics'

"The offensive tweets and comments denigrating a religious personality were made by certain individuals. They do not, in any manner, reflect the views of the Government of India," an official said.

published on : 6th June 2022

India rejects its criticism in US State Department religious freedom report

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the observation of India in the report is based on 'motivated inputs and biased views'.

published on : 3rd June 2022

India fully supportive of Sri Lanka's democracy, stability and economic recovery: MEA

Bagchi also mentioned the assistance India provided to help Sri Lanka deal with the economic crisis.

published on : 11th May 2022

Fugitive offenders need to be brought to book: External Affairs Ministry ahead of Modi-Johnson talks

External Affairs Minsitry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi that he does not know whether or in what context these issues could come up, if at all, during the talks between Modi and Johnson.

published on : 21st April 2022

Foreign Secretary Shringla meets US Congressional delegation 

"Had a fruitful discussion on all areas of bilateral cooperation, including opportunities for enhanced trade, investments, defence & security as well as regional & global issues of interest," he said.

published on : 14th April 2022

Pakistan manipulator of an irrelevant Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, says MEA

India has objected to Pakistan's narrative on Kashmir, comparisons to Syria and Palestine and also to China's Foreign Minister saying India has been fighting an armed rebellion in Kashmir.

published on : 24th March 2022

India slams OIC for resorting to 'falsehoods and misrepresentation'

The strong reaction by the Ministry of External Affairs came a day after the OIC at its foreign ministerial meeting in Pakistan criticised India for its policy on Kashmir.

published on : 24th March 2022

India rejects Chinese foreign minister's comments on Jammu and Kashmir

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said matters related to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir are "entirely" internal affairs of India.

published on : 23rd March 2022
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