Sep 08, 2021 09:27 AM IST
Security Council of the Russian Federation, General Nikolay Patrushev, is expected to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today.
- Aug 26, 2021 03:37 PM IST
New Delhi is jostling with other nations to evacuate its citizens, as well as Afghan Sikhs and Hindus from Kabul airport in next 3 days. While nearly 800 people have been brought back, an estimated 350 still remain in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
- Aug 17, 2021 09:37 PM IST
India has brought back the Indian ambassador and all staff members from its embassy in Kabul in two military transport aircraft in the wake of escalating tension and deteriorating security situation in the Afghan capital after its takeover by the Taliban.
- Aug 17, 2021 08:13 AM IST
Earlier in the day, Arindam Bagchi had said that the ministry is in constant touch with the representatives of Afghan Sikh and Hindu communities.
- Jul 22, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Indian citizens have died in 70 countries as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Jun 12, 2021 03:35 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation and the Ministry of External Affairs have prepared a joint strategy to counter Mehul Choksi's arguments in the high court against his extradition to India, reports have said.
- May 27, 2021 06:07 PM IST
A sudden move by Choksi to flee his Caribbean home in Antigua and Barbuda on May 25 seems to have given India the opportunity that nearly two years of diplomatic discussions didn't. Choksi's arrest in the neighbouring country of Dominica has now opened the way for him to be extradited to India and face the law, sources say.
- May 19, 2021 12:24 PM IST
On May 18, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal asked the government to immediately ban flights from Singapore owing to a new COVID-19 variant in the South East Asian country that was disproportionately affecting children. Singapore has strongly reacted against the statement and the ensuing diplomatic drama saw the Centre distance itself from Kejriwal.
- May 19, 2021 11:57 AM IST
One can foresee a long period ahead in which Indian embassies will spend time recovering lost ground about being a reliable supplier of vaccines, and about public health and safety, to name just a few concerns — forget about being a rising power
- May 02, 2021 02:05 PM IST
Earlier in the day, the New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi sought help from Congress youth leader Srinivas BV for delivery of oxygen cylinders at their High Commission. Following the tweet, the High Commission deleted the tweet.
- Apr 08, 2021 05:28 PM IST
India has won enormous diplomatic goodwill with free supply of vaccines to poor countries but as daily new cases continue to soar to new record, the government is facing pressure to increase domestic supply and expand the inoculation programme that is so far restricted to people who are at least 45 years old.
- Mar 09, 2021 10:52 PM IST
The leaders will discuss regional and global issues of shared interest, and exchange views on practical areas of cooperation towards maintaining a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region, said the MEA.
- Jan 14, 2021 07:28 PM IST
This would be the first time in last 55 years when the Republic Day parade would not be attended by a foreign head of state.
- Jan 08, 2021 07:52 PM IST
Asked about the status of talks with the Chinese side over the border row, MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the latest round of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) was held on December 18 and the two sides have agreed to hold next round of senior commanders meeting.
- Dec 08, 2020 07:38 PM IST
The MEA is likely to organize more such visits in the coming weeks.
- Aug 07, 2020 07:23 AM IST
Addressing the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation- National Centre for Good Governance (ITEC-NCGG) Workshop on COVID-19 – Good Governance Practices in a Pandemic, Muraleedharan said so far more than 120,000 foreigners belonging to 120 countries have been repatriated from India.
- Jul 12, 2020 11:59 AM IST
Kuwait government’s new anti-expatriate policy if approved, may displace up to eight lakh Indians
- Jul 03, 2020 07:45 AM IST
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, "As on July 1, against a total number of 5,83,109 people who registered their requests with our missions abroad for repatriation to India, over 4,75,000 have returned under this mission."
- Jun 26, 2020 07:43 AM IST
External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said a total number of 5,13,047 Indians have registered their request with Indian missions abroad for repatriation to India on compelling grounds.
- Jun 25, 2020 06:40 PM IST
Phase 4 will focus on countries where a large number of Indians have registered to return to India, MEA spokesperson Anurag Shrivastava said
- Apr 30, 2020 02:59 PM IST
At present, Tirumurti is holding the key position of Secretary, Economic Relations at the MEA headquarters in Delhi
- Mar 18, 2020 03:11 PM IST
In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said the total number of Indians infected by coronavirus is 276 -- 255 in Iran, 12 in UAE, five in Italy, and one each in Hong Kong, Kuwait, Rwanda and Sri Lanka.
- Feb 27, 2020 11:58 AM IST
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar's reaction came a day after the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expressed "grave concern" over the violence in Delhi and asked the Indian government to provide protection to people irrespective of their faith.
- Feb 24, 2020 08:34 AM IST
The comments by the Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs came after China raised the issue of India restricting export of certain medical supplies to it following the coronavirus epidemic in that country.
- Feb 06, 2020 05:20 PM IST
Ravish Kumar, the Spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, said that India will consider evacuating Pakistani students if the Imran Khan government requests for the same.