Sushma Swaraj

'Sushmaji was an articulate voice for India at the world stage': PM Modi tweets in remembrance of Sushma Swaraj

Rich tributes poured in on Thursday for the former external affairs minister on her first death anniversary, with political leaders remembering her contribution to India's diplomacy.

published on : 6th August 2020

Government renames two institutes after Sushma Swaraj on eve of former Foreign Minister's birth anniversary

The illustrious leader who brought rare empathy and a human approach to India's diplomacy as external affairs minister in the previous Narendra Modi government died on August 6 last year.

published on : 13th February 2020

Sushma Swaraj-Mahmood Qureshi meet called off because PMO was not taken into confidence: Yashwant Sinha

The government had last month called off the meeting in New York, within 24 hours after agreeing to it, by citing the brutal killings of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 23rd October 2018

UN General Assembly: Climate action, peace, security are key priorities for India

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in the city Saturday to attend the high-level UNGA session and will address world leaders on September 29.

published on : 24th September 2018

Pakistan PM Imran Khan writes to 'Modi Sahab' seeking resumption of Indo-Pak peace talks

Khan has proposed a meeting between foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pak counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in September.

published on : 20th September 2018

2+2 meeting ends with boost for defence, trade but sanctions elude agreement

The two sides pledged to work together on regional and global issues, including in bilateral, trilateral, and quadrilateral formats.

published on : 7th September 2018

Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman hold talks with US counterparts ahead of 2+2 dialogue

In a special gesture, Swaraj received US Secretary Pompeo at the airport here yesterday while Sitharaman welcomed Defence Secretary Mattis, reflecting the importance India attaches to their visit.

published on : 6th September 2018

Jalalabad suicide blast: Sushma Swaraj to meet kin of victims today

The suicide bombing that occurred in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan claimed lives of 19 people, including 11 Sikhs and injured 20 others on Sunday.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Amid Nikki Haley's visit, US-India 2+2 Dialogue postponed due to 'unavoidable reasons'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke to Sushma Swaraj "to express his regret and deep disappointment at the US having to postpone the 2+2 Dialogue for unavoidable reasons".

published on : 28th June 2018

Inter-faith couple passport issue: Sushma Swaraj battles trolls

The minister went on to “like” over 50 messages, which included curses to her and abuses with communal overtones.

published on : 26th June 2018

Lucknow: Passport officer transferred over humiliating interfaith couple

Regional passport officer Piyush Verma said a 'show cause notice' has been issued to the accused officer and transferred him for humiliating the interfaith couple.

published on : 21st June 2018

BJP committed to women empowerment: PM Narendra Modi

Two days after Chief Minister Siddamaiah dared him to speak about achievements of the previous BJP government in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to him on Friday by listing out B S Y

published on : 5th May 2018

Will review India-China ties from strategic perspective: PM Narendra Modi

The upcoming meeting indicates a revival in ties between India and China, which faced a rough patch after a 73-day military stand-off between the two countries on the Doklam plateau.

published on : 26th April 2018

SCO Foreign Ministers' meet: Sushma Swaraj urges UNSC to take actions against state-sponsored terrorism

Sushma Swaraj today said that terrorism is an enemy of the basic human rights and the fight against it should also identify States that encourage, support and finance the menace.

published on : 24th April 2018

Sushma Swaraj welcomed by China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at SCO meet

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also landed in Beijing earlier on Tuesday to attend preparatory meetings with the External Affairs Minister on the sidelines of the SCO meeting.

published on : 24th April 2018
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