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 asks Indian mission in Pakistan to grant visa to woman

Sushma Swaraj’s intervention came after Sadia, the ailing woman’s daughter, requested Swaraj for grant of a visa to her mother.

Indians in Zimbabwe safe: Sushma Swaraj

“I am in constant touch with Indian Embassy in Zimbabwe. Our Ambassador has informed me that Indians there are safe and there is no cause for concern,” Sushma Swaraj said.

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Sushma Swaraj assures all help to family of Indian-origin motel owner shot dead in US

Akash Talati who hails from Anand in Gujarat was shot dead while four other people were injured in the shootout

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Kenyan police regret killing Indian origin person: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj assured the Indian High Commission will provide all help to the family of the victim and offered her condolences.

Sushma Swaraj asks Indian embassy in US for report on beating of Sikh boy

According to news reports, the 14-year-old Sikh boy was punched and knocked down by his classmate in the Washington State.

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Kin of missing captain of sunken ship meet Sushma Swaraj

“Nair’s wife and sister met Swaraj and requested her to help find him. The minister was kind enough to assure extending all sort of support,” Amar Singh Thakur, said general secretary of the MUI.

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Attack on Indian students in Italy: Sushma Swaraj says monitoring situation, asks students not to worry

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said she had received a detailed report in the matter and was personally monitoring the situation

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Indian students assaulted in Italy: Consulate

The advisory did not mention if the attacks on Indian students appeared to be racially motivated. The CGI advised Indian students to be in touch with each other, especially when they go out.

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Amarinder Singh seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help to rescue mother-daughter duo stranded in Saudi

Kaur in the video urged Sushma Swaraj to come to her rescue and help her in returning to India. The two women who were traveling to Malaysia were sent to Saudi Arabia by agents and given some work.

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Sushma Swaraj helps Indian family stuck in Malaysia

Swaraj’s response came after one, Meera Ramesh Patel, sought the former’s intervention saying her family was at the airport and had lost their passport

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Sherin Mathews death: Sushma Swaraj urges Maneka Gandhi for investigation

Sherin went missing on October 7 and her body was found on Sunday.

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India-North Korea ties could act as conduit for communications: Rex Tillerson

Trade between India and North Korea amounted to USD 130 million in 2016-17 but in the current fiscal year it stands at USD 10.95 million. India banned all trade with North Korea, except food and medicine, from April, in line with UN sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear tests.

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Fatehpur Sikri assault: Swiss couple in Delhi hospital, 5 held

Fatehpur Sikri assault: Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar said that the government is preparing detailed report on the incident as sought by the Ministry of External Affairs.

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Swiss couple attacked in Agra: Sushma Swaraj seeks report from UP govt

A couple from Switzerland was allegedly chased and attacked by a group of youths in Agra’s Fatehpur Sikri on Sunday.

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India, US send strong message to Pakistan: Crack down on terror outfits

After the bilateral talks that lasted for over an-hour-and-a-half, Swaraj said US President Donald Trump’s new South Asia strategy would be successful only if Pakistan takes effective action against terrorist groups, without any discrimination.