Sujatha

  • Is Centre's decision to scrap Pak talks a knee-jerk reaction? 4 days ago

    India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hour-long meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. CNN-IBN takes views from across across the country over the Indo-Pak talks. ...
  • India calls off talks after Pakistan envoy meets Kashmiri separatist leaders 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hour-long meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. Facing flak from the Opposition Congress over continuing ceasefire violations by...
  • India will maintain status quo along LoC: Foreign Secretary June 13, 2014

    Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Friday said that the Indian government would maintain status quo along the LoC. She also reitireated that peace at the border is one of the most important confidence building measures between the two nations. ...
  • Sujatha Singh in Beijing for strategic dialogue April 12, 2014

    Beijing: Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Saturday arrived to take part in the sixth India-China Strategic Dialogue next week during which the two nations will review the status of bilateral relations and explore new initiatives to improve ties. Singh will co-chair - along with her counterpart Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin...
  • Time to move on from the Khobragade issue: Sujatha Singh April 9, 2014

    Months after India snapped talks with the US over the arrest of diplomat Devyani Khobragade, it is ready to move on from the issue. While denying any role in the resignation of US ambassador Nancy Powell. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh says it is time to repair the...
  • No business as usual till Devyani issue resolved: India to US January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Monday made it clear to the US that there cannot be "business as usual" between the two sides till the Devyani Khobragade issue is resolved. This was conveyed by Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh to US Ambassador Nancy Powell when she met her at South Block in...
  • US hopes Indian diplomat's arrest won't affect bilateral ties December 14, 2013

    Washington: The US has hoped that the major diplomatic row over the arrest of the Indian Deputy Consul General in New York will not affect bilateral ties with India. In a major diplomatic embarrassment to India, 39-year-old Devyani Khobragade, a 1999-batch IFS officer, was taken into custody on Thursday as she...
  • Foreign Secretary summons US Ambassador over arrest of top Indian diplomat December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the arrest of the Deputy Consul General at the Indian consulate in New York, Devyani Khobragade, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Friday summoned US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell. Devyani Khobragade, was arrested reportedly on visa fraud charges. She has been released from custody...
  • Terror emanating from 'neighbourhood' affected India,China, says PM October 24, 2013

    With Pakistan in mind, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, warned that terrorism and radicalism emanating from "our neighbourhood" had directly affected both India and China and could lead to instability across Asia. Singh made the remark without naming any country while addressing future leaders at the Chinese Communist Party's Central...
  • LoC killings: PMO says statement not changed at its behest August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Wednesday rubbished as "mischievous" the reports that a statement on the killing of five Indian soldiers on the LoC was changed at its behest. "Such allegations being made are mischievous and have no basis," a PMO spokesman said. He was reacting to reports...
  • Sujatha Singh takes charge as Foreign Secretary August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Sujatha Singh, an IFS officer of the 1976 batch, on Thursday took charge as the new Foreign Secretary. Singh, 59, who was earlier ambassador to Germany, succeeded Ranjan Mathai and will have a fixed tenure of two years. She is the 29th Foreign Secretary and the third woman...
  • Singers Sujata-Sunitha to enter the Guinness Book February 18, 2013

    The recent buzz in the Kannada film industry is that the names of veteran singers Sujatha-Sunitha, also known as the Bangalore sisters are hoping to enter the Guinness Book of world records very soon. The sisters with over 5000 songs to their name have reached the 1000 mark in 'Suprabhatas', the...
  • 'Amaidhi Padai' sequel is ready to hit the floors July 31, 2012

    Lovers of political satires can't forget 'Amaidhi Padai'. The film starring Sathyaraj, which hit the screens in the 1990s, was a trendsetter of sorts, and catapulted Sathyaraj's career to great heights. The latest buzz is that a sequel is being planned for 'Amaidhi Padai'. "Actor-director Manivannan is gearing up to start...
  • V Krishna Mohan on remembering his marriage May 30, 2012

    Dr. V Krishna Mohan remembers clearly the first time that he saw Sujatha. It was the year 1971. A wedding was taking place at Guruvayur. Yesudas was scheduled to give a performance. He had invited his friend Mohan to attend it. As Mohan sat on the stage, he saw a...
  • Tamil actress Sujatha dies of heart attack April 7, 2011

    Chennai: Popular South Indian actress Sujatha died in the city due to a cardiac arrest on Wednesday. Known for her finesse in portraying a variety of roles, the 58-year-old bid adieu to films nearly five years ago. She was on dialysis after a recent kidney failure. Sujatha is said to have...
  • Real Heroes: Sujatha keeps her dying son's promise February 26, 2009

    Hyderabad: It's a prayer that Sujatha carries with her through the day and everyday. She lost her only son, Venkatesh, to degenerative muscular dystrophy in 2005. Since then supporting others who suffer from this disorder is her mission. Venkatesh, once a brilliant chess player, could barely move his hands in...
  • Noted Tamil writer Sujatha dead February 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Noted Tamil writer S Rangarajan alias Sujatha died in Chennai on Wednesday night. He was 73 and is survived by his wife and two sons. He was an electronics engineer from IIT, Madras, and had been the General Manager (Research and Development) in BEL. He was instrumental in designing...