Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj is a senior member of the Bhartiya Janta Party and currently serves as External Affairs Minister in Narendra Modi\'s cabinet. Elected as a member of Parliament for seven times, Swaraj is the second woman external affairs minister of India after Indira Gandhi. Swaraj has also served as the Chief Minister of Delhi in 1998 and was the youngest cabinet member of Haryana. Sushma Swaraj is considered as one of the most prominent women political leaders in India. She

was a member of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad and also played an active role in the JP Movement. After the Emergency was lifted in 1977, she joined Bhartiya Janta Party and rose in the ranks to become a national leader. Swaraj has also served as the leader of opposition in 15th Lok Sabha. She has also represented India at United Nations on several occasions."

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Sushma asks Indians in Tripoli to leave immediately

More than 200 people were killed in Tripoli in the last two weeks since renegade Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar’s troops launched a strike to oust UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj from power.

No Pakistani soldier or citizen died in Balakot air strike: Sushma Swaraj

Speaking at the Mahila Sammellan hosted by the BJP in Ahmedabad, Swaraj said not a single Pakistani citizen or Armyman was hurt in the airstrike.

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Libya: Sushma Swaraj urges Indians stranded in Tripoli to leave immediately

Ever since the ouster and assassination of strongman Muammar Gaddafi, Libya has been in a state of civil war for the last eight years with multiple factions led by different warlords raising rebellions and claiming authority in different parts of the country.

Pakistan spins Sushma Swaraj's Balakot remark, claims finally the 'truth under ground reality compulsions'

The IAF had struck a Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist training camp in Pakistan’s Balakotarea on February 26, in response to the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

Two Punjab men beheaded by Saudi authorities, confirms MEA

Expressing shock over the “barbaric and inhuman”, Punjab chief minister flayed the MEA for failing to prevent, and then not disclosing the execution of the two men, till it was forced to do so by a petition filed by Satwinder’s wife.

'Draupadi of Rampur' being disrobed: Sushma draws Mahabharata analogy over Azam Khan's remarks

Referring to Azam Khan's alleged derogatory remarks against actor and BJP leader Jaya Prada, Sushma Swaraj asked Mulayam Singh not to make "the mistake of staying silent like Bhishma."

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Indian peacekeepers pulled out of Tripoli amid Libya escalation

A small contingent of American troops has been in Libya in recent years helping local forces combat Islamic State and al-Qaida militants, as well as protecting diplomatic facilities.

CRPF contingent evacuated from Tripoli amid unrest in Libya, says Sushma Swaraj

Libyan Army Commander Khalifa Hafter ordered his forces Thursday to take over Tripoli which triggered an escalation in political tension in the country.

Advani our father figure, maintain decorum in speech: Sushma to Rahul Gandhi

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, on Saturday morning, retorted to Gandhi's comments, saying that the BJP treats LK Advani is like a father figure to them. Swaraj took to Twitter to show her displeasure with the Congress president's statements in his speech.

Witty side of Sushma Swaraj comes to fore as she offers help on Twitter

Earlier, on Saturday, she had responded to another Twitter user who had said that it wasn't Swaraj herself who was tweeting.

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TDP continues Andhra protest, Sushma Swaraj confirms 39 Indians dead: Parliament in pictures

Three no-confidence motions against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government, given by YSR Congress member Y V Subba Reddy and TDP MPs Thota Narasimham and Jayadev Galla, were declined by Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan. 

President Pranab Mukherjee hosts At Home: Hollande, Modi, Sonia, Kejriwal attend the reception

President Pranab Mukhrjee hosted the At Home reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on January 26. French President Francois Hollande, who was the chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congres President Sonia Gandhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Foreigmn Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejirwal attended the event.

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Top Frames: Sushma Swaraj meets Nawaz Sharif, Beijing issues red alert for pollution

Sushma Swaraj with Nawaz Sharif during the Ministerial Conference of Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process in Islamabad, China's capital issues its first ever "red alert" for pollution.

Modi, Jaitley, Swaraj pay homage to Ashok Singhal

Ashok Singhal on Tuesday (November 17) passed way after he was on ICU suffering from respiratory problem. His body was brought to the RSS office in Jandewalan in Central Delhi yesterday night for public to pay their last respect. Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Venkaiah Naidu, Amit Shah and others paid homage to the VHP leader.

Sushma Swaraj hosts bilateral meetings with African counterparts

India today assured all possible assistance in key areas of oil and gas exploration and health during the meetings External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had with her nine African counterparts, some of whom sought the country's help in fighting terror groups like Boko Haram.

Geeta's homecoming: Father says it's rebirth for the family

Geeta, a deaf-mute Indian woman who accidentally crossed over to Pakistan more than a decade ago, today arrived in New Delhi to meet her long-lost family.

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Monsoon Session begins on a stormy note

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today voiced hope that the Monsoon Session of Parliament will be fruitful.

Massive landslide in Darjeeling, Indonesian plane crash, Digital India Launch

Narendra Modi launches Digital India campaign; Massive Landslide In Darjeeling, 38 Feared dead; Indonesian Air Force Plane Crashes, 100 Feared dead.

AAP protests in Delhi, demands Smriti, Sushma, Vasundhara's resignation

Aam Aadmi Party activists stage a protest against BJP leaders Smriti Irani, Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and Pankaja Munde in New Delhi.

Angry Congress workers hit streets, demand Swaraj, Raje's resignation

Congress workers protest against the role of Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje on Lalit Modi issue in Kolkata on Wednesday.

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After 6 years in Pakistan jail, Mumbai resident Hamid Ansari returns home

It’s been six years since Hamid Nehal Ansari crossed the border into Pakistan and was arrested. On Thursday, he returned to his home in Mumbai days after being released from a Pakistan jail.

Eye for Detail 15: The importance of Kartarpur corridor, Implant Files and the Maratha reservation

This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.

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Express Eye for Detail 14: J&K crisis, Sushma Swaraj out of 2019 race, American tourist in Andaman and more

This week we look at the strange situation in Jammu & Kashmir where a fax machine is all it took to stop three parties from coming together and forming the government. What it means for Sushma Swaraj to opt out of the 2019 general election and the c

Will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj, seven-time MP from Vidisha in MP, says she will not contest the 2019 general election. But she also left it to the party to take the final decision.

News in Numbers: India’s busiest passport office.

#NewsInNumbers How much work the busiest passport office in India does. (PS: It’s Lucknow which was recently in the news over an inter-faith couple’s complaint.

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