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S. Jaishankar


Afghanistan has to be free from malign influences: India on Pakistan

July 29, 2021 7:05 am

Jaishankar said the independence and sovereignty of Afghanistan can only be ensured “if it is free from malign influences” — a reference to Pakistan’s involvement.

India on rights: quest to be better applies to all

July 29, 2021 8:08 am

The exchange took place over a few hours -- Blinken made the remarks at a roundtable meeting with civil society leaders and at the joint media interaction.

Diversity fuels our national strength: Antony Blinken on India, US ties

July 28, 2021 6:30 pm

Blinken held wide-ranging talks with S Jaishankar covering an agenda that included the rapidly evolving security situation in Afghanistan, ways to boost Indo-Pacific engagement and enhancing COVID-19 response efforts among others.

Antony Blinken’s visit to prepare ground for Quad summit; Afghan situation on talks agenda

July 28, 2021 7:24 am

Blinken is scheduled to meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Wednesday noon and PM Modi at 4 pm, before flying to Kuwait later in the evening. Blinken is also likely to meet NSA Ajit Doval.

‘India open to engaging those who recognise the value of diversity’

July 26, 2021 11:26 am

During his visit, Blinken will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. The Ministry of External Affairs said in New Delhi that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will also meet him.

US State Secretary to visit India on July 27-28

July 24, 2021 3:45 am

It will be Blinken's first visit to India after assuming charge as the US Secretary of State and the second by a high-ranking official of the Biden administration since it came to power in January.

South Africa President sends senior leaders to check ethnic tensions against Indians

July 17, 2021 5:27 pm

Tensions between the two communities in the township of Phoenix and surrounding areas were sparked by social media posts following the violence over the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma on July 7.

Ashraf Ghani slams Pakistan for Afghan crisis; not fair, retorts Imran Khan

July 17, 2021 1:26 pm

Ghani’s accusation that “more than 10,000 jihadi fighters” have entered Afghanistan from Pakistan in the last month, and that Islamabad had failed to convince the Taliban to participate “seriously” in the peace talks, was rejected by Khan.

Past as present

July 16, 2021 7:43 am

As Taliban prepares for a forceful takeover in Kabul, Delhi needs to play the waiting game

Jaishankar meets Afghan President in Tashkent amid Taliban resurgence

July 15, 2021 9:42 pm

Afghanistan witnessed a series of terror attacks in the last few weeks as the US aimed to complete the withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan by August-end, ending a nearly two-decade of its military presence in the war-ravaged country.


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.