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Foreign Minister S Jaishankar dials US Secretary Blinken, discusses Indo-Pacific, Myanmar issues

Washington/UNI: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to US President Joe Biden, their first conversation after his inauguration, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday held discussion on the Indo-Pacific developments, coup in Myanmar and the Quad cooperation.

India says it is holding talks with Sri Lanka after it cancels port project over domestic protests

New Delhi/IBNS: After the Sri Lankan government was forced to renege on a 2019 agreement with India and Japan to develop the strategic East Container Terminal (ECT) at the Colombo Port in the face of domestic protest, India said its high commissioner is in discussion with the island nation's authorities on the issue.

US acknowledged agricultural reform steps by India: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after the US government called for "peaceful protests" which according to the country are the "hallmark of a thriving democracy" amid reactions by international pop star Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg on farmers' row, the Indian government on Thursday said it has "noted" the comments and cited the Capitol Hill riots on Jan 6.

No propaganda can deter India's unity: Amit Shah responds to Rihanna's tweet on farmers' protest

New Delhi/IBNS: As pop singer Rihanna and teen activist Greta Thunberg drew international attention to farmers' protest in India with their tweets in support of them, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday evening said the country stands united and that no propaganda can stop it from progress.

International celebrities remarks on farmers' stir neither accurate nor responsible: MEA

New Delhi: India on Wednesday said criticism of the government's handling of farmers protests against the three farm bills by international celebrities was neither accurate nor responsible.

Farmers' Protest: Temptation of celebrities' sensationalist social media hashtags, comments not responsible, says MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: At a time international figures are supporting the ongoing farmers' protest in India, the country's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday called the "social media hashtags and comments" by celebrities "neither accurate nor responsible".

Myanmar crisis: India expresses concern

New Delhi: India on Monday voiced concern over the political situation in Myanmar and said  the rule of law and the democratic process must be upheld in the country.

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: India slams Pakistan for not implementing ICJ's judgment

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday slammed Pakistan for not implementing the judgment of International Court of Justice (ICJ) to ensure that the charges against former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav can be effectively challenged in its courts.

S Jaishankar attends sixth meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission  

New Delhi: The sixth meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission was co-chaired by the External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nepal Pradeep Kumar Gyawali in New Delhi on Friday, officials said.

30.90 lakhs Indians repatriated through Vande Bharat Mission so far: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: Phase 8 of Vande Bharat Mission, which was made operational from Nov 1, repatriated 30.90 lakhs Indians so far through different modes, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

India lodges protest against Pakistan’s 'continued support to cross border terrorism'

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday said it strongly protested Pakistan’s "continued support to cross border terrorist infiltration into India."

Vijay Mallya's extradition stalled due to 'confidential legal issue': India

New Delhi/IBNS: Fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya's extradition to India is being stalled due to "confidential legal issue", the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

India slams Pakistan government over support to cross border terrorism

New Delhi/UNI: After Pakistan claimed that it has proof against India sponsoring terrorism, New Delhi on Sunday sharply attacked Islamabad and said that such proof has no credibility, are fabricated and represent figments of imagination.

15th East Asia Summit: S Jaishankar to represent India 

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar will represent India at the 15th East Asia Summit (EAS) on 14 November 2020, officials said on Friday. 

23.41 lakh Indians repatriated through Vande Bharat Mission: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: As of date, 23.41 lakh Indians have been repatriated through different modes of the Vande Bharat Mission, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.