Navtej Sarna

  • Navtej Sarna's book on the last Punjab maharaja out October 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Navtej Sarna will be off to Israel, as Ambassador by next month, but the longest-serving spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs had a different hat on on Saturday evening - that of an autor at the launch of his book The Exile in the Capital. The Exile deals...
  • India snubs Islamic groups' comments on Kashmir August 15, 2008

    New Delhi: India on Thursday rebuffed the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) for its comments on the violence in Jammu and Kashmir and asked it not to meddle in the country's internal affairs. "We note with regret the statement made by the OIC Secretary General on the situation in the...
  • India asks Pak to shut up, stop rhetoric on J&K August 14, 2008

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday night bluntly asked Pakistan to “desist” from making "deeply objectionable" comments on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan has said it is contacting the UN over the "deteriorating situation" in Jammu and Kashmir, ignoring India's warning that such statements amount to "clear interference" in its...
  • Pak trying to interfere in India’s internal affairs, says Sarna August 12, 2008

    New Delhi: India today strongly reacted to comments by Pakistan on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. It termed the comments as "clear interference" in India’s internal affairs and cautioned that such remarks do not help the atmosphere for moving the bilateral talks process forward. A day after Pakistan Foreign Minister...
  • Rice questions relevance of NAM June 28, 2007

    Washington: Questioning the relevance of 'non-alignment' in the present day world, the US has suggested that India needs to "move past old ways of thinking and old ways of acting" to create a partnership for the future of relations between the two countries. "I know there are some who still talk...
  • India 'studying' situation in Bangladesh June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: India on Thursday said it was “closely studying” the situation in Bangladesh where the President has declared national emergency 11 days before general elections. "We have just heard about the developments in Bangladesh. We are closely studying the evolving situation there," External Affairs Ministry spokesman Navtej Sarna. "It remains...