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External Affairs Ministry

Sanjaya Baru | After Look West, Modi govt now Acts West too

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced in July 2005 a “Look West” policy

18 Sep 2023 12:00 AM

Details being worked out, date not finalised: MEA on India-US 2+2 dialogue

The last meeting of the 2+2 dialogue was held in New Delhi last year and the next meeting is to be hosted by the US in Washington

16 Dec 2021 7:11 PM

Delhi, caught in the middle, for ‘restraint’ by both sides

With New Delhi riding two boats, India is in a tight spot now as it has excellent relations with both nations.

04 Jan 2020 2:02 AM

6,000 complaints in last 4 years of women deserted by NRI spouses

Replying to another question, Muraleedharan said 77 Indians were trapped or held captive in various countries in the last three years.

21 Nov 2019 7:19 PM

The truth about Ladakh’s Shaksgam: Correcting historical wrongs in J&K

It is strange that the governments of China and Pakistan announced the agreement on the eve of important Indo-Pak talks on Kashmir.

18 Nov 2019 7:08 AM


EAM S Jaishankar meets Finland counterpart Pekka Haavisto

Haavisto is on a four-day visit to India with an aim to boost bilateral relations.

06 Nov 2019 8:18 PM

New Delhi: EAM meets Dutch King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima

The royal couple is on a five-day visit to India.

14 Oct 2019 3:20 PM

24 Indian sailors held on Iran ship in Gibraltar freed

‘I am grateful and thankful for my release. And I am grateful to all who have facilitated my release in my legal team,’ Indian Captain said.

16 Aug 2019 1:30 AM

Indians received 67-72 pc of total US H1-B visas in last 5 years: Foreign Ministry

According to data, 125,528 Indian nationals were issued H1-B visas in 2018 while 129,097 Indian nationals were issued H1-B visas in 2017.

18 Jul 2019 9:10 AM

Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to govt

The ministry wants to replicate the External Affairs Ministry's Twitter Seva Service, which was launched in 2016.

04 Jul 2019 1:24 PM


Families of 243 people missing from Kerala seek government's help

Sundar Lingam, relative of one missing person, said, ‘We are here to meet MEA and appeal to govt to look into our issue’.

20 Jun 2019 5:29 PM

People have recognised India's stature has risen in last 5 yrs: Jaishankar

The government looks different from outside than from inside, Jaishankar, who served as foreign secretary from 2015-18 said.

06 Jun 2019 11:19 AM

Saudi Foreign Minister to visit India on March 11

Adel’s visit comes three days after he made a day-long visit to Pakistan.

09 Mar 2019 5:29 PM

45 NRI passports cancelled for abandoning wives: Maneka Gandhi

The government has cancelled passports of 45 non-resident Indians, or NRIs, for abandoning their wives.

04 Mar 2019 2:17 PM

PM Modi pays homage to fallen soldiers at The National Cemetery in Seoul

PM Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the National Cemetery here and paid tribute to the fallen soldiers, in the Korean War.

22 Feb 2019 10:58 AM


Techie Hamid Ansari’s parents leave for Delhi

Peshwar court in Pakistan has given one-month deadline to their federal government to complete formalities for the deportation of Indian prisoner.

17 Dec 2018 1:05 AM

Reports of Mamata Banerjee being denied permission to visit Chicago not true: MEA

Spokesperson of the ministry Raveesh Kumar said the government did not receive any request for clearance for her visit.

13 Sep 2018 9:25 AM

Nirav Modi managed to travel to several countries despite alert: CBI

CBI said it had shared information about revocation of his passport in the 'diffusion' notice issued through the Interpol on February 15.

18 Jun 2018 9:30 PM

Orchid gets named after PM Narendra Modi in Singapore

The distinguished and well twisted petals of the orchid are mahogany, while sepals are reddish brown and lined with a fine margin.

02 Jun 2018 10:54 AM

Strong India protest over Gilgit order to Pak envoy

Civil rights groups in Pakistan have criticised the order, and Pakistani media reports said that protests were taking place in the region.

28 May 2018 4:19 AM