Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj is a senior member of the Bhartiya Janta Party and currently serves as External Affairs Minister in Narendra Modi's cabinet. Elected as a member of Parliament for seven times, Swaraj is the second woman external affairs minister of India after Indira Gandhi. Swaraj has also served as the Chief Minister of Delhi in 1998 and was the youngest cabinet member of Haryana. Sushma Swaraj is considered as one of the most prominent women political leaders in India. She was a member of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad and also played an active role in the JP Movement. After the Emergency was lifted in 1977, she joined Bhartiya Janta Party and rose in the ranks to become a national leader. Swaraj has also served as the leader of opposition in 15th Lok Sabha. She has also represented India at United Nations on several occasions."
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US National Security Adviser to hold talks with Ajit Doval, may also meet PM Modi and Sushma Swaraj

McMaster met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday

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Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: There will be consequences, will go out of way to get justice for son of India, says Swaraj

Swaraj said the exact circumstances under which Jadhav reached Pakistan are unclear and can only be ascertained if India has consular access to him, which has been denied by the Pakistani authorities.

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Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Pak should keep in mind consequences, says Sushma Swaraj

“Our position is very clear, there is no evidence of wrongdoing by Kulbhushan Jadhav,” Swaraj said.

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Not right to connect attack on African students with racism: Sushma Swaraj in LS

Swaraj had earlier assured the safety of foreign students after a student reached out to her on Twitter

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Two Indian nationals abducted in South Sudan released, tweets Sushma Swaraj

A friend of the Indian nationals in South Sudan thanked Sushma Swaraj for her intervention in the matter.

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US gives list of 721 ‘illegal’ Indians; India does not accept

“We have not accepted this list and have sought more details. We have said that it is only after we verify the details, can we issue an emergency certificate for their deportation,” the External Affairs Minister said

Nizamuddin Dargah head priest, nephew go missing: Sushma Swaraj takes up matter with Pakistan

“We have taken up this matter with Government of Pakistan and requested them for an update on both the Indian nationals in Pakistan,” tweeted Sushma Swaraj.

Medanta Hospital air ambulance catches fire, crash lands near Bangkok; pilot dead

The Air Ambulance of Medanta Hospital with five member crew caught fire and crash landed near Bangkok, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj tweeted on Monday evening

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Sushma Swaraj responds to online petition; helps couple get passports for their differently abled daughters

Sushma Swaraj, known for her prompt Twitter response, responded equally to a petition on change.org.

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Attacked over issuing Muslims visas, Sushma Swaraj tweets religion not relevant for her

Earlier this month, Sushma Swaraj had pulled up Amazon officials for featuring doormats with Indian flags on it

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Sushma Swaraj asks Amazon to apologise for insulting national flag

“If this is not done forthwith, we will not grant Indian Visa to any Amazon official. We will also rescind the Visas issued earlier,” Swaraj said.

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Sushma Swaraj helps mother in getting child examined by AIIMS doctor

Responding to a tweet that sought her help, Sushma Swaraj said she spoke to an AIIMS doctor.

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India to provide help on boy’s mother’s request in Norway: Sushma Swaraj

“I have received the report. Father and son are Norwegian nationals. We will represent on request of the mother, who is an Indian national,” Swaraj tweeted.

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Discharged, Sushma Swaraj tweets: Back, grateful to AIIMS

A team of specialists will continue to review her progress over next several weeks, AIIMS director M C Misra said.

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Sushma Swaraj discharged from AIIMS, says doctors lived upto the reputation

“I am grateful to the dedicated team of Doctors, SRs, Sisters, technicians and staff of AIIMS.They have lived up to the reputation of AIIMS,” Swaraj tweeted after being discharged.