Libya Conflict: Abducted Indians alive, 2 to head back today
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

According to sources, they reached the Indian embassy in Tripoli on Friday night and met Indian diplomate. They are expected to leave for Tunis on Sunday, and will be flying back to India from there.

As land swap between India-Bangladesh begins, a husband and wife part ways
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

The couple, Sarwar Alam and Marina Begum, live in Dasiarchhara- one of the 51 Indian enclaves in Bangladesh- which will be part of Bangladesh on Friday midnight.

India, Pakistan plan NSA meet in August
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

South Block sources said the two sides are discussing possible dates on which Pakistan PM’s advisor on national security Sartaj Aziz, can visit New Delhi for talks.

Narendra Modi mingles with Oppn with handshakes and a smile…
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

After the Rajya Sabha was adjourned, Modi moved towards NCP’s Sharad Pawar and shook hands with him and Praful Patel, before moving on towards JD(U)’s Sharad Yadav and BSP’s Mayawati.

Arun Jaitley vs Yechury: From ‘television’ to ‘illiteracy’ snub
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Yechury said he had not objected Wednesday as he had thought Jaitley’s remarks would be expunged from the records.

New land law in Maldives gives India China chills
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The latest move comes after Indian firm GMR was ousted from the airport development project, with Chinese firms gaining a foothold in the nation.

For Congress, it’s the writing on the placard
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Ignoring Speaker’s warning, MPs wave signs on ‘Modi meherban, Modi pehelwan’ and ‘56 inch’.

Eid Milan: No discord when they talk Bajrangi Bhaijaan, seekh kebabs
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

At Eid Milan, Pak envoy says move from confrontation to cooperation; Hurriyat attendance thin.

Jamun Tree to Genghis Khan: Delhi businessman’s China ordeal ends
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

The Indian who was held on terror charges in China was picked up after watching a documentary on the life and times of Genghis Khan, which Inner Mongolian authorities “mistook” for a “propaganda video”.

Border row escalates, Delhi warns Islamabad of ‘effective, forceful response’
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

NSA, Foreign Secy speak to Pak envoy, Islamabad protests Indian ‘violations’

When PM Modi waited for Nawaz Sharif at Ufa, Foreign Secys sat in a corridor with a draft
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Sharif understood the challenge an 'adverse public opinion' could pose for the Modi government and agreed on the need to speed up the Mumbai terror attack trial in Pakistan.

Explained: Why India-Pakistan NSA talks present both a risk and an opportunity
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Since NSA Ajit K Doval is the top man in the Indian intelligence and security establishment, he is best placed to lead the talks.

Behind Modi-Sharif meeting: An eight-minute phone call, an Iftar invite to Hurriyat on hold
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Sources told The Sunday Express that the idea of having an NSA-level dialogue mechanism was first suggested by Sharif in May 2014 when he had come for Modi’s swearing-in ceremony.

UNHRC vote: Palestine asks India to explain why it abstained
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

Sources said that while the MEA officials had reiterated and pledged India’s support for the Palestinian cause, there was no categorical assurance of a “Yes” vote at the UNHRC vote on Friday.

India Africa summit: Govt to hire vehicles, fine ‘smelly’ cars, rude drivers
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

India has invited leaders of all 54 countries from the African continent, making it a mega event.

Ready for biz opportunities in India: Greek envoy
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

The bilateral trade between India and Greece is over $400 million, with the balance of trade in India's favour.

Gaza conflict: UNHRC adopts resolution as India abstains
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Resolution calls on all UN officials to implement the report’s recommendations and on UNHRC member states to ensure the application of international law in the occupied Palestinian territories.

BRICS Summit: PM Modi to raise China’s Lakhvi vote with Xi
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Modi is also expected to raise the issue of Lakhvi’s bail with Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, if they meet on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit.

27 Indian diplomats abroad under government scanner
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

Concern over spike in numbers; officials face charges related to corruption, harassment, dereliction of duty

Sushma Swaraj is headed for US
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

The official said the minister was also going about her daily schedule in a 'business-as-usual' manner.

I knew nothing about this: Former foreign secy Sujatha Singh on Sushma-Lalit Modi row
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Singh, who was foreign secretary between July 2013 and January 2015, was asked to quit by the NDA government five months before her stint was supposed to end.

Bangladesh: PM Narendra Modi blames Pakistan for creating ‘nuisance’ and ‘promoting’ terrorism
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

In a speech punctuated by claps and cheers, Narendra Modi also declared that a solution will be found to the issue of Teesta water-sharing, and stressed that water cannot be used for politics.

Khaleda Zia calls on Modi, complains about ‘lack of democracy’ in Bangladesh
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

Calling on the Prime Minister, Zia told Modi that there was no democracy in the country and stressed that to ensure “actual development” in Bangladesh, voices of the people must be heard.

Delhi, Dhaka vow speedy implementation of boundary pact
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

Narendra Modi requested Hasina for facilitating entry of Indian companies in the power generation, transmission and distribution sector of Bangladesh.

India, Bangladesh not just neighbours but also partners: PM Narendra Modi
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Modi said not just Asia but the entire world "will do a detailed post-mortem" on India-Bangladesh ties following his visit to see what has been gained.

PM Narendra Modi assures Bangla on Teesta, trade
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Water sharing is a human issue...I am confident that we can reach a fair solution on Teesta and Feni Rivers, says Modi

Modi in Bangladesh: Modi, Hasina see ‘new dynamism’, promise more on Teesta, terror
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Land deal signed, pacts inked, including US$2 bn line of credit by India.

Silencing of liberal voices may figure in PM Modi’s discussions with top leadership in Bangladesh
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

There is perception that bloggers are atheists, that is wrong, says Avijit’s father.

PM Narendra Modi in Bangladesh: Special permits for Bangladesh workers on the table
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Sources said the proposal was first mooted during External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to Dhaka in June, 2014.

Bangladesh honour: Narendra Modi to receive award on behalf of Vajpayee
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Bangladesh will hand over Vajpayee's "Friends of Bangladesh Liberation War Award" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his upcoming visit.

Pakistan denies visa to yoga trainers
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

It all started with the government’s missive to all Indian embassies and high commissions overseas with regard to celebrating the International Yoga Day on June 21.

PM Modi’s Bangladesh visit: Teesta pact not on this trip, says Sushma Swaraj
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

Sushma Swaraj's response came as reporters repeatedly asked about Narendra Modi's presence in international arena.

India eases norms to facilitate relief supply to Nepal
Fri, May 29, 2015

According to officials, the government had received requests from international organisations and other countries for facilitating movement of relief supplies to Nepal.

Modi talks Modi one year, lists ‘tireless work, changed times’
Sun, May 17, 2015

Questions criticism of foreign tours, says he is ‘doing work of last 30 years’, world ‘trusts me more’.

Adani, Airtel reap huge deals in China 26 pacts worth $22 billion
Sun, May 17, 2015

Witnesses signing of 26 MoUs, spanning industries including renewable energy, power and infra.

Combating climate change: India, China ask developed nations to take the lead
Sat, May 16, 2015

Want them to honour commitment to provide $100 bn to developing nations.