EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTER
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian FM Javad Zarif
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on Thursday held extensive talks on the fast-evolving situation in the Gulf region in the wake of frayed Iran-US ties over the killing of Commander Qasem Soleimani.
PM Modi arrives for inaugural session of Raisina Dialogue 2020
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived for the inaugura...
Kashmir issue should not be discussed at any common platform: Russian Foreign Minister
His made remarks at a press meet in Moscow responding ...
Iran-US conflict: Expect energy prices to remain reasonable, says Dharmendra Pradhan
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan spoke on Iran-US tensions and its after-effects on oil prices. He said, “India expects that ther...
S Jaishankar on facilitating NRIs to vote via Indian missions abroad
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar attended ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Divas’ in Delhi on Jan 09. On being asked whether there’s any plan ...
There certainly wasn't any 'Tukde Tudke' Gang when I studied in JNU, says EAM Jaishankar
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar says, "I can certainly tell you, when I studied in JNU, we didn't see any 'tukde tukde' gang there."T...
De-escalation needed in all domains including cyber: Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu
Reinsalu added, "Also I believe there is a momentum by the coordination of European Union foreign affairs minister, Joseph Borrell …is going to have more active role in finding diplomatic solutions in the region. De-escalation is needed in all domains procuring also in the cyber one."
Bangladesh dismisses reports on MoS Foreign Affairs skipping India’s key dialogue
“Ministry of Foreign Affairs has noticed few misleading news items published in different media regarding the supposed visit of State Minister for Foreign Affairs to participate in Raisina Dialouge in New Delhi organized by Observer Research Foundation(ORF),” according to Bangladesh Foreign Affairs Ministry statement.
Any invasion would be 'very costly' for Beijing, Taiwan President warns China
President Tsai Ing-wen won a second term over the weekend with a record 8.2 million votes, an outcome that was seen as a forceful rebuke of China's ongoing campaign to isolate the self-ruled island. China's leadership had made no secret of its desire to see Tsai turfed out because she and her party refuse to acknowledge their view that the island is part of a "one China".
External affairs minister cancels meeting with US lawmakers over Pramila Jayapal’s presence
Foreign minister says Congresswoman’s resolution on J&K not a fair understanding of the situation or a fair characterisation of what India is doing.
Visit of SCO Secretary General & Uzbekistan Foreign Minister pushes India’s Eurasia agenda
As Taliban and USA inch closer to conclude peace deal and Pakistan eyes to revive its influence in Kabul, India is stepping up its engagement with regional players who are neighbours of Afghanistan. This includes Uzbekistan and Tajikistan besides Iran and Russia.
Record number of Foreign Ministers to attend India's premier foreign policy dialogue from January 14
The three-day event, co-hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and Observer Research Foundation, will also see the participation of many deputy foreign ministers, former Prime Ministers, former Presidents, national security advisors, military chiefs and other high level policy-makers, scholars and officials.
MEA sets up emerging technologies division
The Ministry of External Affairs announced the setting up of New, Emerging and Strategic Technologies (NEST) division. This will look into the issues pertaining to new and emerging technologies and will help in collaboration with foreign partners in the field of 5G and artificial intelligence which are in line with India’s security goals.
No duty cuts to soften fuel spike: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Brent prices crossed the $71-a-barrel mark early Wednesday morning after Iran launched a missile attack, but softened later in the day. Since last year, Brent prices have jumped nearly 15% and were trading around $68 a barrel. Over the past year, the increase in pump prices of diesel and petrol has been around 10%.
Jaishankar, Sri Lankan foreign minister hold talks; discuss sensitive fishermen issue
The Sri Lankan foreign minister, who arrived on Wednesday night on a three-day visit, during the talks stated that as announced by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa all the 52 boats being held by Lanka will be released, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.
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