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Killer of Indian in California arrested: Sushma

New Delhi: The man who killed an Indian youth in California has been arrested, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday. “I have got report from our Consulate in San Francisco. The report says Vamshi was killed by a drug addict on Friday evening at Milpitas,” Sishma Swaraj tweeted. “The culprit has been arrested,”

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BRICS recognised ‘state protected terrorism as biggest challenge: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said the just concluded BRICS Summit in Goa recognised “state sponsored and state protected terrorism” as the “biggest” challenge and that it could no longer be the business as usual while dealing with the threat.”State sponsored and state protected terrorism is the biggest challenge: BRICS Summit

Concrete steps would have strengthened Sushma’s position at UN: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday said that had the government taken more concrete steps against Pakistan following the Uri attack, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s position at United Nations General Assembly would have been stronger. “Whenever an Indian representative speaks on foreign soil, it’s not the time for politics. The entire country stands behind

Mahajan lauds Sushma’s UNGA speech

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday lauded External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her powerful speech at the United National General Assembly, saying she put forward India’s views on terrorism very strongly. “Our Minister did give a very clear and strong message on terrorism,” Mahajan said in a statement here Referring to

Sushma to take on Pakistan at UNGA on Monday

New York: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will address the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday, where she is expected to lead India’s attack on Pakistan and seek global support to dub it a “terror state”, following the Uri terror attack that killed 18 soldiers. Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first public

Sushma calls on Nepal PM

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on visiting Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” here on Friday. “EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ at Rashtrapati Bhavan,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted along with a picture of the two leaders. Prachanda is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with

India dismisses Iranian news report on Sushma

New Delhi: The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday described as “totally false” a report carried by an Iranian news website which, citing an Indian media outlet, quoted Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj as saying that China should be cautious of a visit by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud. “The report

Sushma, Kerry to co-chair India-US dialogue

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and US Secretary of State John Kerry will lead their respective sides at the 2nd India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue here later on Wednesday to review the progress on decisions taken last time and identify new areas of cooperation. Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her US counterpart Penny

Sushma calls on Myanmar President

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw who is on a four-day visit to India. “Last Monday in Nay Pwi Taw, today in Delhi! EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on the President of Myanmar HE U Htin Kyaw,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. Sushma Swaraj went

Sushma meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Nay Pyi Taw: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Myanmar’s State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi here. “An old friend of India, a new partner in progress. EAM meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor & FM of Myanmar,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted along with pictures

Sushma meets Turkish Foreign Minister

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu here. “Strengthening bridges with Ankara. EAM @SushmaSwaraj receives FM of Turkey, @MevlutCavusoglu in Delhi,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. This is the first official visit to India of Cavusoglu who was in India on a transit halt last

Chinese Foreign Minister meets Sushma

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on Saturday and discussed “issues of mutual importance”. The two sides then held delegation-level talks, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. Earlier, Wang called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Wang was among the first foreign ministers to be welcomed in

Sushma chairs meet on overseas Indians’ philanthropy work

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday chaired a meeting of the India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI), a philanthropic organisation engaged in supplementing the country’s social development efforts. “Facilitating Diaspora’s desire to give back to India. EAM chairs sixth board meeting of IDF-OI in Delhi @GivingtoIndia,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas

No Indian affected in Nice attack: MEA

New Delhi: No Indian is reported to be affected in a terror “attack” in French Riviera city of Nice where at least 84 people were killed and dozens injured when a large truck rammed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day. “I have spoken to our Ambassador in France Shri Mohan Kumar. He has again confirmed

Making all efforts for release of abducted Indians in Nigeria: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: India is making all efforts to secure the release of two Indians abducted from Gboko, a town in the Benue state of north-central Nigeria, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday. The Minister also thanked Indian envoy in Abuja for repatriation of 11 Indians, who were released after languishing in a Nigerian

Sushma welcomes home Indian boy Sonu

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday welcomed home Sonu, the Indian boy who went missing from Delhi six years ago and was traced in Bangladesh. “From Geeta to Gurpreet and now to Sonu! EAM @SushmaSwaraj welcomes the young boy Sonu home from Bangladesh,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. Sonu arrived

39 Punjabis in Iraq: Maneka to take up issue with Sushma

Jalandhar/Delhi: Coming to the aid of women and children of 39 Punjabis leading an insecure life after their men were held captive by ISIS militants in Iraq, Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi has come forward to take up this issue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for supporting them through