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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Terror from governed spaces more dangerous: Sushma Swaraj

“Terrorism is undeniably the mother of all disruptions today. Our attitude towards it has evolved in the last few decades,” Sushma Swaraj said

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Sushma Swaraj meets Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali

This comes at a time when Dhaka has counted more than a million Rohingya refugees living in camps near the border with Myanmar.

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Terrorism more dangerous when actively backed by states, says Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj also highlighted the crucial connectivity projects undertaken by India, including the Chabahar Port and air corridor for Afghanistan, the Trilateral Highway cutting through India, Myanmar and Thailand and International North-South Corridor.

Maldives special envoy meets PM Modi, Sushma Swaraj, stress on ‘India first’ policy

Maldives foreign minister Mohamed Asim’s remarks, as articulated by the Indian side, assumes significance since there has been a diplomatic tussle between the two countries in the last two months.

Sushma Swaraj holds ‘productive’ talks with Maldivian FM: MEA 

India had already made it clear that it expected that as a close and friendly neighbour, the island nation would be sensitive to its concerns in keeping with its ‘India First’ policy.

Sushma Swaraj asks states to crackdown on agents duping people on pretext of foreign jobs

Sushma Swaraj asks states to crackdown on agents duping people on pretext of foreign jobs

Swaraj impressed upon the need of curbing the malpractices perpetrated by unregistered agents who dispatch innocent people abroad on the false pretext of overseas employment and thereafter abandon them.

Under Sushma Swaraj, MEA keeps 24X7 watch on NRIs problems: PM Narendra Modi

Sushma Swaraj said, “With GST and demonetisation, we have shown the world that what we say, we do.”

Sushma Swaraj asks states to crackdown on agents duping people on pretext of foreign jobs

Sushma Swaraj concludes ‘productive’ three-nation visit to ASEAN countries

During her visit, Sushma Swaraj addressed the Indian diaspora at the ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in Singapore and reaffirmed India’s commitment to the ASEAN.

Sushma Swaraj asks states to crackdown on agents duping people on pretext of foreign jobs

Indian diaspora a platform for stronger ties with ASEAN: Sushma Swaraj

ASEAN is India’s 4th largest trading partner, accounting for 10.2 per cent of India’s total trade. India is ASEAN’s 7th largest trading partner.

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With focus on ‘Act East’ policy, Sushma Swaraj holds talks with ASEAN secretary general

Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in Jakarta from Thailand on the second leg of her three-nation tour, also inaugurated the 5th Round Table of ASEAN India Network of Think-Tank

Act East policy: Sushma Swaraj urges think tanks to suggest ways to enhance India-ASEAN cooperation

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj remarked that for India, relations with ASEAN region is a key priority and is at the core of India’s Act East Policy. 

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India, Indonesia natural partners in peace and prosperity, says Sushma Swaraj

She said the meeting was held in a warm and friendly atmosphere and the two sides reviewed the whole gamut of bilateral ties.

Sushma Swaraj asks states to crackdown on agents duping people on pretext of foreign jobs

Sushma Swaraj intervenes, 17-yr-old girl’s US dream to become reality

The girl had secured second rank in the examination following which she got the scholarship for the four-year course, the release said.

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Govt monitoring Brahmaputra to detect abnormalities: Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj said the government has noted the Chinese foreign ministry’s statement denying such a link and that it was caused by an earthquake in the region and was not a manmade incident.

Sushma Swaraj asks states to crackdown on agents duping people on pretext of foreign jobs

10 girls held captive in Kenya rescued, says Sushma Swaraj

Seven Nepalese girls were also among those rescued from the clutches of the crime syndicate, which was involved in trafficking of girls.