Apr 05, 2021 09:42 PM IST
News reports had suggested last year that the summit was cancelled after Russia had protested India's growing ties with the Quad-a group of 4-nations
- Mar 19, 2021 10:30 AM IST
Lloyd Austin is scheduled to meet his counterpart Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval
- Mar 05, 2021 07:50 PM IST
During his telephonic discussion, Jaishankar had emphasised that both sides must quickly resolve the remaining issues along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.
- Feb 22, 2021 02:52 PM IST
The conference, being held along with the think-tank Pune International Centre, will also see senior representatives from the governments of Australia, Japan, Mauritius, Maldives and Bhutan speaking, the organisers said.
- Feb 20, 2021 06:36 PM IST
Jaishankar, who arrived here on the first leg of his two-nation tour that will also take him to Mauritius, handed over 100,000 additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Foreign Minister and Health Minister Kerafa Naseem.
- Feb 17, 2021 09:31 PM IST
'Keeping in mind the UN Peacekeepers who operate in such difficult circumstances, we would like to announce today a gift of 200,000 doses for them,' Jaishankar told the UN Security Council in a virtual address.
- Feb 15, 2021 04:55 PM IST
Addressing a press conference, S Jaishankar said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is deeply committed to the development of Assam, and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)-aided projects in the state are examples of how international policies and partnerships can contribute to the development of states.
- Feb 06, 2021 03:58 PM IST
Jaishankar said he and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held parleys with their counterparts of China last year in Moscow and agreed that they should disengage in some parts.
- Jan 29, 2021 08:21 PM IST
India's foreign minister S Jaishankar said on Friday that he had spoken to his counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi about a blast outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi.
- Jan 28, 2021 02:05 PM IST
In an address at an online conference on India-China ties, S Jaishankar said the events in eastern Ladakh last year have profoundly disturbed the relationship and asserted that any attempt to unilaterally change the status quo along the LAC is "completely unacceptable".
- Jan 12, 2021 03:51 PM IST
Tensions with China erupted in June, when 20 Indian soldiers were killed in brutal hand-to-hand fighting, while China suffered an unspecified number of casualties in the clash on a disputed section of the border in the western Himalayas.
- Jan 09, 2021 04:27 PM IST
Describing overseas Indians as "intrinsic partners" in India's growth and modernisation, the external affairs minister said they can bring resources, technology, best practices and innovations to support the country's endeavour to enhance its capacities.
- Jan 06, 2021 09:51 PM IST
The Colombo port's proposed deal with India has created a political controversy in the recent weeks as trade unions of Rajapaksa's own party stand vehemently opposed to the deal.
- Dec 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST
One of the key takeaways of India's diplomatic engagement in 2020 was major expansion of strategic partnership with the US including on key regional and global issues like resolve to work jointly for a free and stable Indo-Pacific.
- Dec 25, 2020 09:20 PM IST
Jaishankar said India's principled approach of engaging China on the basis of mutual respect and mutual sensitivity also reflects Vajpayee's thinking.
- Dec 18, 2020 01:17 PM IST
There is absolutely no commonality in behavioural approach between the two sides, India and the United States, towards negotiating any trade deal
- Dec 14, 2020 06:29 PM IST
The British foreign secretary will also have official meetings with Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.
- Dec 13, 2020 06:59 PM IST
In a veiled reference to Pakistan, Jaishankar said a long-standing political rivalry is today expressed as sustained cross border terrorism by a neighbour even as he enumerated security challenges emanating from long borders as well as large maritime spaces.
- Dec 12, 2020 07:34 PM IST
Calling the "events" along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh "very disturbing”, Jaishankar also said what has happened there was not in China’s interest as it is facing the prospect of losing goodwill in India that was developed carefully in the recent decades.
- Dec 09, 2020 06:59 PM IST
"We are today probably at the most difficult phase of our relationship with China, certainly in the last 30 to 40 years or you could argue even more," S Jaishankar said highlighting various aspects of the bilateral ties in the last three decades.
- Dec 05, 2020 07:21 PM IST
India's decision to skip the meeting organised by Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne to formulate strategies on COVID-19 comes amid a spar between the two countries over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s remarks supporting the farmers' protest.
- Nov 26, 2020 02:56 PM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar applauded the courage of India’s security forces for continuing to defend the country "so resolutely".
- Oct 27, 2020 02:39 PM IST
The signing of the long-negotiated Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) during the third edition of the 2+2 dialogue between the two strategic partners also signals further boosting of bilateral defence and military ties and it comes in the backdrop of India’s tense border standoff with China in eastern Ladakh.
- Oct 27, 2020 11:21 AM IST
The Pompeo-Esper visit to New Delhi is part of a concerted US campaign to draw India into a deeper defence relationship.
- Oct 26, 2020 12:14 PM IST
From India’s point of view, it would have made more sense to have the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue later this year, if Donald Trump is re-elected, because there would be greater clarity on issues then