Sikkim standoff: The Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement to the media, “We will continue to engage with the Chinese side through diplomatic channels to find a mutually acceptable solution. Government remains prepared, it is the country’s responsibility to ensure security of its citizen and its territory.”
Sikkim standoff: China issued the 15-page statement even after the Indian National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval last week travelled to Beijing and held discussions with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi. This comes amidst the continuing stand-off between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Doklam area.
Saroj Devi, in a civil writ petition said her husband Suresh Kumar had been working in Arabian countries for the past 16 years but since December last year, there has been no contact with him and she apprehends danger to his life there.
The Iraqi authorities have also conveyed all cooperation would be extended and instructions have been issued by them to all relevant Iraqi agencies to locate the Indians.
On India’s SCO membership, MEA said, “Trade, connectivity, energy, banking and fight against terrorism are the main areas of cooperation.”
“It is high time Pakistan gets the diagnosis of the problem right,” said MEA.
“It is factually misleading and completely false that report refers to 150 bodies from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh lying in the mortuaries in Saudi Arabia.
In a statement to the media, the MEA said, “We hope the missions will bear with the temporary inconvenience arising out of demonetisation.”
“Two-thirds of ceasefire violations by Pakistan this year have taken place in the last five weeks,” added Swarup.
Police had found key evidence in the case from CCTV footage. The video clip is with the police, who also offered to show it to Michel when he met them during the course of the investigation. But he refused to see it.
The government will bear all expenses related to dispatch of mortal remains of Oliver, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.
In a series of tweets on Sunday, Swaraj said she had spoken to Rajnath Singh and Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to press for ensuring the safety of African nationals.
Members of USCIRF were denied visas by Indian government early this year on the argument that religious freedom is enshrined in the constitution and any foreign third party has no locus standi to comment or investigate on it.
India recently had contacted Interpol and pressed its demand for an early notification of the Red warrant sought by the ED against Modi in connection with its money laundering case.
The verification infrastructure in some districts of the state, said the officer, was as bad as those in Jammu and Kashmir and Nagaland.