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Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj

DOB: February 14, 1952

Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj died at the AIIMS, New Delhi on August 6 following a massive cardiac arrest. She was 67.

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Chunav Flashback: The high-voltage battle in Bellary

Chunav Flashback: When Sushma Swaraj learnt Kannada to challenge Sonia Gandhi in 1999 Bellary polls

Apr 25, 2024, 04:39 PM IST

Bellary remained a Congress stronghold from 1952 to 2000, however, from 2004 to 2018, the seat was with the BJP. The saffron party lost it to Congress in 2018 bypolls but won it again in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

BJP, Bansuri Swaraj, India TV Chunav Manch

Bansuri Swaraj at India TV's Chunav Manch: 'Arvind Kejriwal himself responsible for his arrest'

India | Apr 24, 2024, 05:43 PM IST

Bansuri Swaraj, who appeared in India TV's Chunav Manch, is BJP's candidate from New Delhi constituency in the Lok Sabha elections 2024. Polling in the national capital in all the seven seats will take place in the sixth phase on May 25.

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World Hindi Day: Indian leaders who introduced the language to the world

India | Jan 11, 2024, 02:21 PM IST

The main objective of celebrating World Hindi Diwas is to promote Hindi as an international language and strengthen its global presence. It is also a platform to bring together Hindi-speaking communities from different countries and celebrate their cultural diversity.

Why is China issuing stapled visas to Indians?

Why is China issuing stapled visas to Indians from Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir? EXPLAINED

Jul 27, 2023, 11:51 PM IST

According to the then External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, the issue was even raised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Beijing. However, the issue was still unresolved.

Mike Pompeo, Sushma Swaraj, S Jaishankar

'Disrespectful': S Jaishankar hits out at Mike Pompeo over his remarks on Sushma Swaraj

India | Jan 25, 2023, 01:28 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj served as external affairs minister in the first Modi government from May 2014 to May 2019. She died in August 2019.

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Haryana govt presents Rs 1.77-lakh-cr Budget; announces women-centric Sushma Swaraj Award

Business | Mar 08, 2022, 04:42 PM IST

Haryana CM Khattar proposed a Budget of Rs 1,77,255.99 crore for the financial year 2022-23, a rise of 15.6 per cent over the Budget size of Rs 1,53,384 crore in 2021-22.

Sushma Swaraj birth anniversary: 11 Inspirational quotes by

Sushma Swaraj 70th birth anniversary: 11 Inspirational quotes by Iron Lady of India

India | Feb 14, 2022, 09:21 AM IST

A Padma Vibhushan awardee Sushma Sharma was popularly known as the Iron Lady of India. February 14 marks the birth anniversary of former External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj, who was also country's 'most-loved politician'.

The name of the college will be finalised by the Academic

Delhi University considering to name upcoming college after Sushma Swaraj

India | Aug 07, 2021, 07:21 PM IST

A couple of other names have also been proposed along with Swaraj. The names of Swami Vivekananda and Veer Savarkar are also under consideration, an official said.

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Remember Geeta? Girl whom Sushma Swaraj rescued from Pakistan in 2015 finally finds her family

India | Mar 11, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

Geeta returned to India on October 26, 2015 after intervention by then Extern Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Sushma Swaraj's statue to be installed in Vidisha

Sushma Swaraj's statue to be installed in Vidisha: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

India | Feb 14, 2021, 12:39 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced that a statue of former Union minister Sushma Swaraj will be installed in Vidisha, the Lok Sabha constituency represented by her.

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Kangana Ranaut, Anup Jalota, others pay tribute to late Sushma Swaraj in Sushmanjali

Aug 06, 2020, 07:29 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj was Information and Broadcasting Minister in the 13-day Atal Bihari Vajpayee government in 1996 and got the Cabinet portfolio again after he led the BJP to power in 1998.

Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in Delhi renamed as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan

Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in Delhi renamed as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan

India | Feb 13, 2020, 05:20 PM IST

The announcement is being made on the eve of her birth anniversary falling on 14th February in honour of the legacy and decades of public service of the former External Affairs Minister.

Ambala bus stand to be named after Sushma Swaraj

Ambala bus stand to be named after Sushma Swaraj

India | Jan 24, 2020, 08:39 PM IST

​The Haryana government on Friday announced to rename the Ambala city bus stand after the name of former Union Minister late Sushma Swaraj.  

Being outspoken and clear-headed got them into the

Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj: BJP has lost its star power -- all in a month

India | Aug 25, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

Jaitley and Swaraj -- both lawyer-turned-politicians -- had a similar political trajectory -- they both rose under the tutelage of former prime minister, late Atal Bihari Vajpayi, and they both made the current prime minister, Narendra Modi, a force to reckon with. It can, thus, be but a mere coincidence that both the BJP stalwarts passed away within weeks.

When Arun Jaitley expressed condolence after Sushma's demise

When Arun Jaitley expressed condolence after Sushma's demise

India | Aug 25, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

The two leaders who have been active and made their marks in the pre-Modi era made a smooth transition after Narendra Modi won a landslide victory in 2014. Unlike many, they comfortably fitted in Modi's working style and were soon considered to be the two best ministers in the Prime Minister's cabinet. In that way, Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj shared a personal bond as well.

PM Modi pays tribute to Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj urged me to deliver first UN speech from prepared text: PM Modi pays tribute to former MEA

India | Aug 14, 2019, 12:02 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had undertaken a long journey and was also on fast due to 'navratra' but she insisted he share his thoughts. The ministry prepared a draft speech for him, the PM said.

Bhutanese king Jigme Khesar lights thousand lamps in memory of Sushma Swaraj

Bhutanese king Jigme Khesar lights thousand lamps in memory of Sushma Swaraj

World | Aug 10, 2019, 04:24 PM IST

Special prayers for the former external affairs minister were performed at Simtokha Dzong on Wednesday. Wangchuk also sent a condolence message to Swaraj's family, the Bhutan Broadcasting Service reported.

Bansuri immerses Sushma Swaraj's ashes in Ganga river in Hapur | Watch video

Watch | Sushma Swaraj's ashes immersed in river Ganga in Hapur

India | Aug 08, 2019, 06:36 PM IST

Swaraj died at the age of 67. She was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi on August 6 after suffering a cardiac arrest, where she was declared dead. Swaraj was a prominent face of woman representation in Indian politics, Sushma Swaraj has also been a core member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Sushma Swaraj death

Sushma Swaraj was a champion for women: Ivanka Trump condoles death of former EAM

World | Aug 08, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump, has condoled the death of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, describing her as a champion for women in India and across the globe.

Manushi Chhillar is an Indian model and the winner of the Miss World 2017 pageant, Shares Heartfelt

Miss World Manushi Chillar shares heartfelt post for Sushma Swaraj, remembers her big fan moment

Celebrities | Aug 09, 2019, 11:32 AM IST

Manushi Chillar took to her Instagram to share a heartfelt post for former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday. The BJP leader left everyone saddened after her sudden demise on Tuesday night.