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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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.

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Sushma Swaraj discharged from AIIMS following recovery

“Sushma Swaraj has been discharged from Hospital at 7 PM after her postoperative uneventful recovery following kidney transplant operation on December 10,” the AIIMS said in a statement.

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Sushma Swaraj named in FP’s Global Thinkers 2016 list, PM Modi says ‘very proud’

Sushma Swaraj was cited in the list ‘for fashioning a novel brand of Twitter diplomacy.’

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Sushma Swaraj out of ICU, to be discharged in 7-10 days: AIIMS

Sushma Swaraja is likely to be discharged from AIIMS in another seven to ten days, senior hospital officials said.

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Sushma Swaraj’s kidney transplant at AIIMS successful, likely to be discharged in a week

Sources said that the surgery started around 9 am and successfully ended at around 2.30 pm.

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Sushma Swaraj undergoes kidney transplant at AIIMS

Swaraj, who has been in and out of the hospital for last few months, was admitted to AIIMS on November 7.

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Egyptian woman weighing 500 kg gets visa after Swaraj’s intervention

Eman Ahmed, a resident of port city of Alexandria, was issued the medical visa hours after a Mumbai- based bariatric surgeon requested Swaraj to help the woman travel to India for her treatment.

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Websites of some Indian missions abroad were hacked, Sushma Swaraj tells Lok Sabha

“A few Indian missions and posts abroad have faced unauthorised intrusion of their respective websites. No sensitive data belonging to the government was compromised,” Swaraj said.

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Spying allegations by Pakistan a crude attempt to tarnish India’s image: Sushma Swaraj

On November 2, Pakistani media prominently carried names of eight Indian High Commission officials, alleging they were involved in “subversive and terrorist activities.”