'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.
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.
The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan.
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.
Swaraj will lead the Indian delegation to the UNGA while Qureshi is expected to head the Pakistani side.
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.
The suicide bombing that occurred in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan claimed lives of 19 people, including 11 Sikhs and injured 20 others on Sunday.
The minister went on to “like” over 50 messages, which included curses to her and abuses with communal overtones.
Connectivity with Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member countries is India's priority: Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said the connectivity with Shanghai Cooperation countries is India's priority.
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.