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India monitors any development in its neighbourhood which has bearing on its security: Jaishankar

August 18, 2022 2:33 am

Jaishankar, who is in Bangkok to attend the 9th India-Thailand Joint Commission Meeting, made the remarks when asked about the docking of the ship at the Hambantota port on Tuesday.

Rushdie attack: Loud silence today echoes Parliament’s muted stand over years on Satanic Verses ban

August 14, 2022 1:31 pm

Since the Rajiv Gandhi government banned The Satanic Verses in 1988 -- the first country to do so -- Parliamentary proceedings show that the ban has been cited more to score political points than make a case for the protection of freedom of speech.

Jaishankar, Ukrainian FM discuss Russia conflict

August 09, 2022 3:06 am

Jaishankar also assured Kuleba that the next consignment of Indian humanitarian assistance will reach Ukraine very soon.

Indian dies by suicide in New York: Raghav Chadha asks Jaishankar to intervene, get justice for Mandeep Kaur

August 08, 2022 10:42 pm

Mandeep Kaur had allegedly died by suicide inside her New Yourk home on August 3 after allegedly being subjected to domestic abuse by her husband Ranjodhbeer Singh Sandhu.

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin asks EAM Jaishankar to help expedite repatriation of fishermen stranded in Oman

August 07, 2022 6:43 am

In a letter addressed to the Union Minister, the Chief Minister said eight fishermen from Kanyakumari district were stranded in Muscat, Oman, due to the expiry of their visas and non-payment of salary by the Oman national under whom they were working.

Amid China-US tension: Jaishankar meets Blinken, discusses Lanka, ASEAN

August 05, 2022 8:01 am

Takes part in ASEAN foreign ministers' meet; also meets his Lankan counterpart

WMD Bill passed by voice vote in Rajya Sabha; Opposition says request for division ignored

August 02, 2022 2:30 am

The Bill, introduced by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, seeks to ban funding of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and gives the Centre the power to freeze, seize or attach financial assets of persons involved in such activities.

Ahead of PM visit, Jaishankar goes to Tashkent

July 28, 2022 1:55 am

Jaishankar to attend a foreign ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation; China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Russia's Sergey Lavrov and their Pakistan counterpart, Bilawal Bhutto, are also expected to attend the SCO meet.

Strong lessons from Lanka crisis, says govt, brings up freebies, fiscal health of some states

July 20, 2022 6:52 am

A mention of the debt and fiscal condition of states such as Telangana and Andhra Pradesh during a presentation by the government triggered vociferous protests from the Opposition leaders.

Explained: A major India-Africa conclave is taking place in New Delhi — why is it important?

July 19, 2022 4:11 pm

Forty high-level ministers from 17 countries, including Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Eswatini, Republic of the Congo, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, are participating in the two-day summit.


Top quotes of S Jaishankar at RNG Lecture: From Kashmir to RCEP to what he said on Pakistan

November 17, 2019 8:43 am

S Jaishankar delivering the fourth RNG Lecture provided an assessment of the last 70 years of India’s foreign policy choices and challenged past positions — from dealing with China on boundary issues and handling Pakistan to managing ties with the US.

S Jaishankar at fourth RNG Lecture: 'Past handling of Pakistan raises many questions'

November 14, 2019 10:14 pm

Delivering the fourth Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Thursday called for “an honest review of our performance” in the seven decades since independence in a “visibly changing global order”.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi, holds joint press briefing with MEA Jaishankar

June 26, 2019 7:18 pm

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a three-day visit to India, and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday held a joint press briefing, touching upon a wide range of issues, including bilateral trade.


India, Pak to reschedule Foreign Secretary-level talks: MEA

January 14, 2016 2:10 pm

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Clearing the air over reports of suspension of the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary and both have agreed to reschedule the talks in the near future. Swarup further added that India welcomed Pakistan’s move to order an investigation into the Pathankot terror attack.