Ministry of External Affairs

Responding to COVID-related needs of High Commissions, Embassies: Ministry of External Affairs

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that the Chief of Protocol and Heads of Divisions are in continuous touch with all High Commissions and Embassies over the COVID-19 situation.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Funds allocation to MEA inadequate considering India's foreign policy objectives: Parliament panel

The panel said the provisioning of adequate finances is critical to ensure that India's global footprint and diplomatic outreach is 'not circumscribed'.

published on : 17th March 2021

MEA takes up with Canada reports of threats to Indians, ask authorities to ensure safety

MEA also said the Indian nationals are advised to report any such incident to the local Canadian police and also bring it to the immediate attention of the Indian High Commission in Ottawa.

published on : 26th February 2021

Foreign envoys had first-hand experience of restoration of grassroots democracy in J&K: MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said 24 envoys visited Jammu and Kashmir on February 17-18 and they represented various geographical regions.

published on : 26th February 2021

Nepal lodges protest with India over Amit Shah's purported statement on 'BJP expansion'

Nepali Ambassador to India Nilamber Acharya called upon a senior official of the Ministry of External Affairs to express displeasure at the statement and seek clarification.

published on : 16th February 2021

European Union envoys to visit Jammu & Kashmir  on February 17 to assess situation

The visiting envoys will interact with newly elected DDC members, leaders of different political parties, traders, citizens, social activists and journalists.

published on : 14th February 2021

Onus on Pakistan to create environment free of terror and hostility: Ministry of External Affairs

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said Pakistan was firmly committed to the ideal of mutual respect and peaceful co-existence.

published on : 4th February 2021

US government reaction to farmer protests must be seen in its entirety: Ministry of External Affairs

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said any protests must be seen in the context of India's democratic ethos and polity, and the efforts of the government to resolve the impasse.

published on : 4th February 2021

India equipped to resolve crisis amicably: Lata Mangeshkar on global support for farmers' stir

Mangeshkar's statement came after the Ministry of External Affairs reacted sharply to comments by international pop star Rihanna, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and others on farmers' protests.

published on : 4th February 2021

Budget 2021: India sets aside over Rs 7,100 crore as development assistance to other countries

The allocation of Rs 18,154 crore is the highest for the ministry till date and the overall development portfolio including the assistance to the countries accounted for 42 percent of the total outlay

published on : 1st February 2021

India, China agree to hold 10th round of Corps Commander-level talks soon: MEA

India has been maintaining that the disengagement process has to start simultaneously at all friction points and no selective approach was acceptable to it.

published on : 28th January 2021

Asked countries to take appropriate steps: MEA on reports of planned protests outside missions on Republic Day

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also said wherever Indian missions see that anti-India activities are taking place, they raise the issue with the government of that country

published on : 22nd January 2021

Priority will be to strengthen global partnership: India on ties with US under Joe Biden presidency

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said both countries will work together to further consolidate the vibrant and multifaceted bilateral relationship.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Making all efforts to extradite fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya: Centre to Supreme Court

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta shared a letter of the Ministry of External Affairs' official Devesh Uttam written to him on the status of extradition of Mallya from the United Kingdom.

published on : 18th January 2021

No foreign head of State to attend Republic Day event this year as chief guest due to COVID: MEA

Last year, India had invited UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade later this month, who later cancelled his plans after the outbreak of a new COVID strain.

published on : 14th January 2021
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