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US-led Indo-Pacific bloc divisive: Russia minister

January 16, 2020 7:25 am

Referring to the US-backed Indo-Pacific strategy, Lavrov called it an attempt to “reconfigure the existing structures”, and to move away from the ASEAN-centric consensus for the region.

India, China must find equilibrium in ties: Jaishankar at Raisina Dialogue

January 16, 2020 5:46 am

"It is important that India and China find equilibrium in ties... we have to get along with each other," Jaishankar said.

We are moving to an era of unpredictability. A new Middle Powers coalition may be needed

January 14, 2020 10:41 am

There is a view among some policy analysts at home that India too can adopt a “disruptive” approach as a clever tactic in foreign affairs. This is an illusion. Disruption is not an end in itself. It has to be a means to an end. Powerful nations can afford disruption as tactics.

Jaishankar meets Sri Lankan counterpart, takes up issue of fishermen

January 10, 2020 12:30 am

Jaishankar and Gunawardena spoke on bilateral economic projects and there are quite a few on the table involving India’s development assistance, human resource development, and mutual cooperation.

Citizenship, Article 370, Ram temple problems of legacy: Jaishankar

January 07, 2020 2:43 am

On the citizenship issue, he said, “Just look at the citizenship issue, the citizenship issue started 40-50 years ago, Rajiv Gandhi did an agreement in Assam in 1980s.”

No 'tukde tukde' gang when I was studying in JNU: S Jaishankar

January 06, 2020 8:24 pm

Jaishankar, a JNU alumnus himself, had condemned the violence at the campus last night, saying "this is completely against the tradition and culture of the university".

‘Concerned’ India in touch with Iran, US

January 06, 2020 7:00 am

This was the first official statement by India that it was in contact with either Iran or the US over Soleimani’s assassination, which has spiked tensions in the Middle East and raised concerns across the globe. Earlier, on Friday, it had expressed concern at the rising tension and said the situation should not escalate further.

Delhi can’t duck

December 22, 2019 11:46 pm

Diplomatic kerfuffle in Washington is a warning: Modi government underestimates external fallout of internal policies

Jaishankar to embark on two-day visit to Iran from Sunday

December 21, 2019 3:58 pm

He will co-chair the 19th Joint Commission Meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Javed Zarif.

Explained: Who is US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, and why did Jaishankar refuse to meet her?

December 21, 2019 7:37 am

She is the first South Asian American woman elected to the US House of Representatives, and one of only 14 naturalized citizens currently serving in the US Congress.


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.