External Affairs ministry

Indian Foreign Service has changed, it defends national interest: S Jaishankar slams Rahul Gandhi

Reacting to the Congress leader's remarks, Jaishankar tweeted that the change in the Indian Foreign Service is a reflection of confidence.

published on : 21st May 2022

India and Africa must respond to uncertain world: External Affairs minister S Jaishankar

He said that India was 'very conscious' of the expanding threats of radicalism, fundamentalism and terrorism to African societies and both sides have been cooperating in dealing with the challenges.

published on : 17th May 2022

Jammu & Kashmir delimitation exercise: India rejects Pakistan Assembly's 'farcical resolution'

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi categorically rejected the resolution and asked Islamabad to stop cross-border terrorism and shut down its 'infrastructure of terrorism'.

published on : 17th May 2022

Vinay Mohan Kwatra is new foreign secretary; to accompany Modi on 3-nation trip

Kwatra is known to be having extensive expertise in dealing with India's neighbourhood as well as the US, China and Europe.

published on : 1st May 2022

Looking at keeping economic ties with Russia stable: External Affairs Ministry

Bagchi said that India's position on Russia has been 'clear and steadfast' and he was not aware whether India's procurement of crude oil from Russia has increased or not.

published on : 21st April 2022

External Affairs Ministry condemns US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's visit to Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir

At a media briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that her travel to the region violated the country's sovereignty and it reflected her 'narrow-minded' politics.

published on : 21st April 2022

Ukraine crisis: Contrary to government's claim, five Odia students struggle to survive war in Sumy

Smruti Ranjan Nayak, Gouri Shankar Parida, Tapan Kumar Bugudai, Biswajit Das and Suman Mahanta are five students who were awaiting evacuation from Sumy. 

published on : 6th March 2022

'Every minute precious': Congress leader Rahul Gandhi condoles death of Karnataka student in Ukraine

The Congress party expressed condolences to Naveen Gyanagoudar's family and friends and also urged the government to expedite the evacuation of Indians stranded in war-torn Ukraine.

published on : 1st March 2022

Multipolar world requires similar economic order: External Affairs minister S Jaishankar

He further argued that India would like to see France, a major power with a global outlook and an independent mindset, central to multipolarity and rebalancing of the global economic order.

published on : 23rd February 2022

India, France working together to uphold international law: External Affairs minister S Jaishankar

He made these remarks in Paris on Tuesday, a day after holding a bilateral meeting with French Foreign Minister Le Drian, Defence Minister Parly.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Must learn to be less thin-skinned: Shashi Tharoor on furore over Singapore PM's remarks

Tharoor's remarks came after India on Thursday lodged a strong protest with Singapore over the comments made by its Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

published on : 18th February 2022

Motivated comments on India's internal issues not welcome: Ministry of External Affairs on Hijab row

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that those who know India well would have a proper appreciation of the realities.

published on : 12th February 2022

Willing to engage with Pakistan: Ministry of External Affairs on expanding list of shrines to visit

Patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Hindu Council Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani has said he would lead a delegation of Pakistani pilgrims to India on January 29.

published on : 28th January 2022

Track record of organisers known with bias of participants: MEA on Hamid Ansari's remarks

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said India is a vibrant democracy which does not require certification from others.

published on : 28th January 2022

S Jaishankar expresses shock over deaths of Indians at Canada-US border, dials envoys

In a heartbreaking tragedy, the family of four, including the baby, all believed to be Indians, died from exposure to cold weather on the Canadian side of the border with the US.

published on : 21st January 2022
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