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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.

Standing still no option, have to move ahead: Modi
Sat, May 16, 2015

E-visas for Chinese tourists announced, Li says need to shed ‘adversaries’ tag.

Modi in China: India, China to set up task force to address trade gap
Sat, May 16, 2015

Both nations also working to put in place a special mechanism to discuss issues related to WTO talks.

Trade, terror, border: PM Modi and Xi Jinping talk to deepen trust
Fri, May 15, 2015

Trans-border rivers also discussed, says Foreign Secy; PM to meet Premier Li.

China’s foreign minister flies commercial class to attend Modi-Li talks
Fri, May 15, 2015

Wang, who was the first Chinese interlocutor to come to India as Xi’s envoy in June last year after Modi’s historic victory, was sitting in seat 6A of the aircraft.

CMs to meet Chinese provincial leaders today
Fri, May 15, 2015

From the Indian side, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel will attend the meeting.

PM Narendra Modi’s China tour begins today
Thu, May 14, 2015

Border dispute, military relations, trans-border rivers high on agenda.

PM Modi begins China visit with Xi’an, new power centre
Thu, May 14, 2015

Xi’an is preparing to host the Indian PM — a first for the ancient city. Banners are being put up around the hotel where he is set to meet Xi on Thursday.

On Victory Day in Moscow, Indian soldiers make a point
Sun, May 10, 2015

President Pranab Mukherjee takes part in the Russian military parade along with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Tweet to Sushma Swaraj brings hope to man stuck in Oman hospital
Fri, May 08, 2015

Things changed Wednesday when External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj learnt of Bhaskaran Haridas’s condition after she was tagged in a Twitter post.

Steps against NGOs may have chilling effects: US Ambassador Richard Verma
Thu, May 07, 2015

His comments come days after the US government had red-flagged the issue in its public comments.

Aap mujh pe bharosa rakhiye, PM Narendra Modi told Sheikh Hasina
Fri, May 08, 2015

At least three Bangladesh officials in Dhaka and New Delhi said they were happy to hear of the development.

Explained: Assam inclusion paves the way for boundary pact
Wed, May 06, 2015

Shubhajit Roy describes the background, details of India-Bangladesh land swap deal.

Modi-Ghani meet: No mention of strategic ties in security, defence
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The two leaders also agreed to expand opportunities for higher military education in India for Afghan officers

India a very good friend, China too has helped: Nepal
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Nepal Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey says, 'we are very grateful to the Indian government for the help'.

Quake response marks new phase in diplomacy
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Officials say this is meant to highlight Modi’s leadership role in the subcontinent.

Watch Video: Kal Ho Na Ho with Mr & Mrs German Ambassador & Mr Khurshid
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Michael Steiner retiring in June, video makes sure he does on a high.

Bandung conference: Nehru missing from India’s speeches
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had organised the historic Bandung conference that led to the Non-Aligned Movement.

As PM heads Seoul soon, N Korea FM here today
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

This is the first visit by a North Korean Foreign Minister to India in at least 25 years.