Two days after India gave a strong rebuttal to Pakistan's offensive on Kashmir at the UNHRC, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar slammed Islamabad's attempt at "double speak" at the top UN body.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in London on Wednesday for the day-long UK visit to attend the 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers' Meeting which is set to discuss the future strategy of the grouping.
The 64-year-old former Foreign Secretary was welcomed into the party by BJP Working President J.P. Nadda at the party office in New Delhi.
India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday.
"A large majority of people in India recognised that India's stature in the world has risen in the last five years," Jaishankar said, while addressing a gathering at a seminar in New Delhi.
In his second day in office, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday began continuing his predecessor Sushma Swaraj's practice of being active on Twitter to address the problems of Indians abroad.
Gen V.K. Singh, who was previously the Minister of State in the External Affairs Ministry, has been moved to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in the portfolio allocation announced on Friday for the new government.
India is keen on deepening its security-related cooperation with the SCO and its Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS), which specifically deals with issues relating to security and defence.
In a strongly worded statement, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the comments by the Pakistani foreign minister is aimed at whipping up war hysteria in the region.
India is scheduled to discuss modalities of the operationalisation of Kartarpur Corridor with Pakistan on March 14, the External Affairs Ministry (MEA) said on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held talks with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering on a host of key issues to strengthen bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries.
In a brief statement, Akbar said he had decided to seek justice in a court of law in his personal capacity. "I deem it appropriate to step down from office and challenge false accusations levied against me, also in a personal capacity. I have, therefore, tendered my resignation...," said Akbar.
MJ Akbar demitted the office following allegations of sexual harrasment levelled against him by several women jounalists.
Govt sources told India TV that since proper rules were followed in the issuance of passport to Tanvi Seth by RPO Lucknow, there was no question of revoking her passport.
Around 90,000 Indian nationals have been safely brought back from foreign conflict zones, countries affected by natural disasters and other challenging situations in the last few years.
Urgent steps were taken to arrange for DNA samples of the family members of the missing Indians to assist the Iraqi authorities in their investigations.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, in a series of tweets, said there were 26 Indians on board the ship, of them 16 have been rescued and 10 are still missing.