May 23, 2024 00:01 (IST)
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Unwarranted: India slams UN Human Rights chief's 'concerns' ahead of Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi/IBNS: India has strongly objected to United Nations Human Rights chief Volker Turk's "concerns regarding the restrictions placed on the civic space" ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

Randhir Jaiswal takes over as MEA spokesperson

Randhir Jaiswal on Wednesday took charge as the Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs.

'No bilateral extradition treaty': Pakistan on India's Hafiz Saeed request

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan Friday said it received India's request for extradition of the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the mastermind of the Mumbai terror attack Hafiz Saeed.

India denies report of 'secret memo' against Khalistani leader Nijjar, calls it fake and fabricated

The Indian government on Sunday negated a recent media report on Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar that claimed that New Delhi sent a 'secret memo' to consulates in North America to launch a 'sophisticated crackdown scheme' against Sikh diaspora organisations in Western countries.

Israel-Hamas conflict: India calls for immediate de-escalation

New Delhi/IBNS: India Thursday urged Israel and Hamas to de-escalate the situation to resume direct peace negotiations towards a two-state solution.

India files appeal in case of 8 Navy veterans awarded death penalty over espionage charge in Qatar

New Delhi/IBNS: India has filed an appeal with Qatar over the death penalty to eight former Navy personnel, who were arrested in August last year for reasons still not known and sentenced last month. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said Thursday that Delhi has "already filed an appeal".

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi appointed as India's permanent representative to UN

New Delhi: External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi has been appointed as India’s new permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) and other international organisations in Geneva, a Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) statement said on Monday.

Operation Ajay: First flight with 212 stranded Indians arrives in India from war-hit Israel

The first flight carrying 212 Indian people, who were stranded in Israel, arrived in New Delhi on Friday.

India logs strong protest over China's new 'standard map' including Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi/IBNS: India Tuesday lodged a strong protest through diplomatic channels with Beijing over the issue of the 2023 standard map of China that lays claim to India’s territory.

'Regurgitating biased, motivated comments': India slams US Commission report over religious freedom violations

New Delhi/IBNS: India Tuesday slammed the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for continuing to “regurgitate biased and motivated comments about India” in its annual report and rejected the “misrepresentation of facts”.

BBC documentary on PM Modi a 'propaganda' to push 'discredited narrative', 'colonial mindset': India

New Delhi/IBNS: India strongly condemned a BBC series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the 2002 Gujarat riots on Thursday, calling it a "propaganda piece designed to push a discredited narrative" that shouldn't be "dignified" with a response.

India deeply concerned over escalation of Ukraine conflict, says MEA

New Delhi: India is deeply concerned at the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, including at the targeting of infrastructure and deaths of civilians, the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

Not correct to call situation at eastern Ladakh normal: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: India on Friday said that it would not be correct to call the situation at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh normal and a complete sequence of disengagement and de-escalation is required to restore normalcy at the border.

'Internal matter, any comment not right': India responds to Germany on fact-checker Mohammed Zubair's arrest

New Delhi/IBNS: Responding sharply to the German foreign ministry's comments on fact-checker Mohammed Zubair's arrest, the Indian government Thursday called it "an internal issue" and said it was needless to comment on a case that is before the court.

India registers strong protest with Pakistan on killing of two Sikh people in Peshawar

New Delhi: On the killing of two Sikh traders in Peshawar on Sunday, India said it has registered strong protest with Pakistan on the continued targeting of members of the minority community there and called upon the Pakistani authorities to sincerely investigate the matter and take strict action against those responsible.