S M Krishna

  • Mining case: Hearing on Krishna's plea on Thursday 14-12-2011 06:43 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will on Thursday hear External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's plea to dismiss an illegal mining case against him. Justice B.V. Pinto, who on Wednesday took up Krishna's petition, adjourned the hearing to Thursday as the former chief minister's lawyer sought time. Krishna filed the petition...
  • Krishna moves HC in illegal mining case 09-12-2011 05:56 PM

    Bangalore: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Friday petitioned the Karnataka High Court to quash the illegal mining case against him, a day after police launched a probe into his alleged role in illegal mining when he was chief minister 1999-2004. The high court is likely to hear the...
  • India needs to be firm with Pak: Parthasarathy 26-11-2011 01:52 PM

    G Parthasarathy welcomed the statement of S M Krishna on 26/11, but added that India needed to be firm with Pakistan. ...
  • Krishna attends reception hosted by Khar in NY 27-09-2011 06:45 PM

    New York: In a departure from protocol, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna attended a reception hosted by his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar here, after which he said such gestures will go a long way in improving Indo-Pak ties. Krishna met Khar briefly at the reception organised by the...
  • Krishna meets Khar in US, expresses happiness 27-09-2011 10:45 AM

    New York: Expressing happiness over meeting his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar at a reception in New York on Tuesday, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said such social exchanges would go a long way in normalising relations with the neighbouring country. Krishna met Khar briefly at a reception hosted...
  • Krishna likely to meet Clinton on Monday 24-09-2011 08:50 AM

    New York: With a meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama not taking place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, a meeting is being arranged between External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in New York on Monday. "We...
  • The celebrities who 'follow' Sathya Sai 24-04-2011 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: Former prime ministers, presidents, actors and politicians " the fan following of god man Sathya Sai runs into several columns of the world's who's who. The man who claims to have performed several miracles including bringing two dead men back to life, counts top businessmen and even the...
  • Govt to evacuate Indians from Libya 22-02-2011 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: With rising death toll in anti-government protests in Libya, government today decided to evacuate its nationals numbering about 18,000 from Libya. "Arrangements for air and sea evacuation of our nationals from Libya are being finalised," Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said. Rao, along with other top officials from other...
  • Krishna meets PM on civil unrest in Wasia 21-02-2011 10:09 PM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against the backdrop of violent protests in Gulf, West Asian and North African regions which is home to lakhs of Indians. Krishna is understood to have briefed Singh on the various steps taken by his Ministry...
  • SAARC revisits Visa Exemption Scheme 09-02-2011 05:33 PM

    Thimphu: Eight South Asian countries, including India on Wednesday approved a proposal to exempt 19 categories of people from visa requirement and agreed on a liberalised scheme under which select journalists, business persons and sportspersons can be given long-term multi-entry visas after prior clearance. A meeting of SAARC Foreign Ministers,...
  • WikiLeaks claims cyber attack ahead of expose 28-11-2010 08:42 PM

    New DelhiWhistle-blowing website WikiLeaks claimed it is under attack from a computer-hacking operation ahead of release of secret US documents. "El Pais, Le Monde, Speigel, Guardian & NYT will publish many US embassy cables tonight, even if WikiLeaks goes down. We are currently under a mass distributed denial of service...
  • Indo-Sri Lanka ties not at risk over China 26-11-2010 09:15 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's relationship with India is not at risk over expanding ties with China or other nations, India's foreign minister said on Friday. Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is on a three-day visit to Sri Lanka to meet President Mahinda Rajapaksa, sign trade and financing deals and open...
  • Don't teach us democracy lessons: Krishna to Pak 29-09-2010 08:53 PM

    New York: India struck back at Pakistan for its Foreign Minister's remarks in the UN General Assembly. A day after External Affairs minister S M Krishna said he was disappointed by S M Qureshi's speech that criticised India for the violence in Kashmir, Krishna got tougher during his address at...
  • Indo-Pak face off over Kashmir at the UN 29-09-2010 08:10 AM

    New York: Starting with another face off between External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi - this time inside the United Nations General Assembly when Qureshi raked up the Kashmir issue, questioning the fairness of holding elections in the state. Krishna retaliated to Qureshi’s comments...
  • Krishna runs into Qureshi, meets Hillary later 28-09-2010 09:28 AM

    New York: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna ran into his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York Monday evening. The two leaders shook hands and exchanged pleasantries. This was their second interaction in the last five days. The two crossed paths in the parking lot of the UN...
  • Krishna runs into Qureshi in chance encounter 24-09-2010 10:53 AM

    New York: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna ran into his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi in a chance encounter in the parking lot of the UN headquarters on Thursday. The two leaders who were coming out of separate meetings greeted each other warmly and discussed the flood situation in...
  • India tells Pak to end illegal occupation of J&K 23-09-2010 02:44 PM

    New York: Stating that Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter of India, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna asked Pakistan to end its illegal occupation of some parts of the state before advising New Delhi. "Kashmir is an internal matter of India," said Krishna, who is here on a...
  • End illegal occupation of J&K: India to Pak 23-09-2010 02:20 PM

    New York: Stating that Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter of India, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has asked Pakistan to end its illegal occupation of some parts of the state before advising New Delhi. "Kashmir is an internal matter of India," said Krishna, who is here on...
  • Krishna likely to meet Qureshi in New York 22-09-2010 10:25 AM

    New York: Sources in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) have told CNN-IBN that Foreign Minister S M Krishna is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi in New York. Krishna arrived in the US on Tuesday to lead the Indian delegation at the UN General Assembly. The...
  • Pillai's statement was ill-timed: Krishna 22-07-2010 08:37 AM

    Foreign Minister S M Krishna feels the statement by the Home Secretary affected the Indo-Pak talks. ...
  • Krishna right Foreign Minister in times of 24x7 media? 22-07-2010 08:19 AM

    Is External Affairs Minister S M Krishna too much of a gentleman in our very ungentlemanly neighbourhood? ...
  • Damage control: Geelani says Pak serious for talks 17-07-2010 10:38 PM

    Pakistan has changed its tone and says they are doing their best to normalise ties with India. ...
  • Are Indo-Pak talks an exercise in futility? 16-07-2010 11:24 PM

    The talks between the foreign ministers ended in a diplomatic disaster after a heated exchange of words. ...
  • Get tough with Pakistan, BJP tells govt 16-07-2010 05:27 PM

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