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  • Vijay Mallya’s extradition is held up due to ‘confidential legal issue’, says MEA Nov 19, 2020 10:58 PM IST

    Vijay Mallya’s extradition is held up due to ‘confidential legal issue’, says MEA

    Liquor baron Vijay Mallya is accused of defaulting on bank loans totalling Rs 9,000 crore. He moved to the United Kingdom in March 2016 and India has since been struggling to process his extradition.

  • MEA summons Pakistan diplomat over Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara management transfer Nov 06, 2020 06:50 PM IST

    MEA summons Pakistan diplomat over Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara management transfer

    On November 5, India had described Pakistan’s decision to transfer the management and maintenance of the Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara away from the Pakistan Sikh Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee as 'highly condemnable'

  • Violations of law won’t be tolerated: India responds to UNHRC criticism of FCRA Oct 20, 2020 10:51 PM IST

    Violations of law won’t be tolerated: India responds to UNHRC criticism of FCRA

    UNHRC chief Michelle Bachelet had said the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), which prohibits the receipt of foreign funds 'for any activities prejudicial to the public interest' is 'worrying'.

  • Bengal MP Nusrat Jahan gets death threats for posing as Goddess Durga, seeks security from MEA Sep 29, 2020 04:54 PM IST

    Bengal MP Nusrat Jahan gets death threats for posing as Goddess Durga, seeks security from MEA

    While she has asked for additional security from the MEA during her stay in London, her request to the Bengal government is for security during her domestic travel. Jahan had posted a photo of herself on Instagram where she had posed as Goddess Durga with a ‘trishul’ in her hand.

  • India elected to UNSC with overwhelming majority, will work towards reformed multilateralism: MEA Jun 18, 2020 06:41 PM IST

    India elected to UNSC with overwhelming majority, will work towards reformed multilateralism: MEA

    India's two-year term will begin on January 1, 2021. This will be the eighth time India will be serving on the Security Council.

  • India-China border tension | MEA says China departed from consensus with regard to Galwan valley Jun 18, 2020 05:56 PM IST

    India-China border tension | MEA says China departed from consensus with regard to Galwan valley

    MEA also confirmed India's participation in RIC (Russia-India-China) foreign ministers meeting on June 23.

  • Explained | How the Kalapani issue is upsetting Indo-Nepal ties May 26, 2020 07:32 PM IST

    Explained | How the Kalapani issue is upsetting Indo-Nepal ties

    The longstanding Kalapani issue had reinvigorated in November last year when New Delhi released the new political map of India following the abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into Union Territories

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Indian virus 'more lethal' than Chinese, says Nepal PM KP Oli May 20, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Indian virus 'more lethal' than Chinese, says Nepal PM KP Oli

    This has further escalated the rift between India and Nepal, which was triggered by the Kalapani dispute.

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Here are five times India’s sassy response ruined Pakistan’s propaganda plans Apr 20, 2020 08:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Here are five times India’s sassy response ruined Pakistan’s propaganda plans

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has even drawn a parallel between the atrocities that Jews in Nazi Germany were subject to and the plight of Indian Muslims.

  • Govt renames two prominent institutes after Sushma Swaraj on eve of birth anniversary Feb 13, 2020 09:40 PM IST

    Govt renames two prominent institutes after Sushma Swaraj on eve of birth anniversary

    The Ministry of External Affairs, in a statement, said the two institutions have been renamed in solemn tribute to the "invaluable contribution" of Swaraj to Indian diplomacy, the cause of the Indian diaspora and the ethos of public service.

  • Budget 2020: Over Rs 17,300 crore allocated to MEA; 100 crore earmarked for strategic Chabahar Port Feb 01, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    Budget 2020: Over Rs 17,300 crore allocated to MEA; 100 crore earmarked for strategic Chabahar Port

    Aid allocation to Maldives has been reduced by Rs 75 crore to Rs 1,025 crore in the next fiscal.

  • US-Iran conflict: MEA issues travel advisory, urges Indians to cancel all non-essential travel to Iraq Jan 08, 2020 11:07 AM IST

    US-Iran conflict: MEA issues travel advisory, urges Indians to cancel all non-essential travel to Iraq

    The urgent notification comes after Iran launched a salvo of missiles to destroy US military bases in Iraq

  • Al Qaeda chief threatens attack in Kashmir, claims Pakistan's role in fuelling cross-border terrorism Jul 10, 2019 04:24 PM IST

    Al Qaeda chief threatens attack in Kashmir, claims Pakistan's role in fuelling cross-border terrorism

    Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri’s claims are in direct contrast to Pakistan’s consistent denial over their involvement in various terror attacks in India

  • How is the chief guest for Republic Day parade selected? Jan 25, 2019 03:14 PM IST

    How is the chief guest for Republic Day parade selected?

    This year’s choice – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa – was also made keeping in mind that 2019 also marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

  • MJ Akbar on booklet; MEA says nothing to do with Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Jan 21, 2019 10:05 PM IST

    MJ Akbar on booklet; MEA says nothing to do with Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas

    Akbar had resigned as junior External Affairs Minister in the wake of allegation of sexual misconduct during his tenure as a senior editor.

  • Now, you can apply for a passport from anywhere in India. Here's how Jun 27, 2018 04:13 PM IST

    Now, you can apply for a passport from anywhere in India. Here's how

    The Ministry of External Affairs launched a slew of citizen-centric initiatives to benefit applicants who do not necessarily put up at their permanent place of residence

  • PNB fraud: MEA suspends Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi's passports Feb 16, 2018 03:35 PM IST

    PNB fraud: MEA suspends Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi's passports

    The MEA has asked Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi to respond within one week.

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