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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Missing Indian family found drowned in California, Sushma Swaraj condoles deaths

The family were on a road trip when they reportedly went missing on April 5. Their friends and well-wishers in India had launched a social media campaign to search for the family.

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Sushma Swaraj to visit China later this week

Visits by Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman are taking place as India and China have stepped up high-level exchanges to defuse tensions following last year’s Dokalam standoff.

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Punjab AAP leader seeks Sushma Swaraj’s intervention to rescue 31 Indians stuck in Saudi Arabia, UAE

Aam Aadmi Party’s chief spokesperson Bains and another party leader Jai Kishan Singh said they have forwarded the details of the Indians stuck in the Gulf countries to the External Affairs Ministry.

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Sushma Swaraj in Baku: Terrorism one of foremost threats to global peace

Swaraj said that terrorism is one of the foremost threats to international peace and security. “It maims and kills our citizens and undermines our ability to attain our development goals.

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India, Azerbaijan committed to strengthening ties in trade, connectivity, tourism, says Sushma Swaraj in Baku

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is on a three-day visit to the country, landed in capital city Baku yesterday. This is her first bilateral visit to the country.

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Sushma Swaraj arrives in Azerbaijan on three-day visit

A range of issues, including ways to boost bilateral cooperation between India and Azerbaijan, are expected to be discussed during her talks with leadership of that country.

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Why is Sushma Swaraj going to Azerbaijan’s capital Baku today?

In an effort to boost bilateral relations between India and Azerbaijan, a range of issues are expected to be discussed during Swaraj’s talks with leadership of that country.

Bodies of Indians killed in Iraq returns to Himachal Pradesh

Caskets from Mosul reach home: ‘Last rites were delayed by four years already’

A team from the district administration was at the cremation ground till the final rites were completed. The family was handed over some documents, including the death certificate and DNA test report.

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Bodies of 38 Indians to be brought from Iraq on Monday

The 39th body is not being brought back now since DNA testing had only provided a 70 per cent match; the others have had more than 95 per cent match.

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V K Singh to visit Iraq on April 1 to bring back bodies of Indians killed by ISIS

An Iraqi official had earlier told The Indian Express that the mortal remains of the 39 Indians are being stored in a freezer at the Medico-Legal Institute, Iraq’s forensic sciences department in Baghdad. 

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Sushma Swaraj to begin Japan tour today

“The two sides will review all aspects of bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues of common interest,” a Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) statement said.

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Remains of Indians killed in Mosul kept in Baghdad freezer

For now, VK Singh will bring back 38 sets of remains. The DNA match in the 39th case is not yet conclusive, and may take a few more weeks, Iraqi officials associated with the process said.

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Sushma Swaraj wins Congress poll on Twitter: Here’s how she got the better of @INCIndia’s campaign

Swaraj, in an attempt to mock the Congress, retweeted the results from her official Twitter handle. Here’s what happened

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Bodies of 39 Indians killed in Iraq to be brought in a week’s time: Swaraj assures families

This was conveyed by the minister during her meeting with families, who were ‘appreciative’ of efforts made by the government, specially by Sushma Sawraj and Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, official sources said.

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Nigerian pirates demand over Rs 20 lakh for releasing 3 Kangra youths over ransom call, says family

A state government official said they were hopeful that the hostage crisis would end successfully. “The matter was being held as par norms and protocols” the official added.