Mea

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 04-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • MEA condemns misbehavior with Ugandan nationals, promises action 18-01-2014 10:17 PM

    Ministry of External Affairs expressed its concern over the matter raised by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti involving Ugandan nationals. MEA spokesperson, Syed Akbaruddin said, "We condemn this incident, we also explained to the African heads of mission that action is underway and the complaints registered will be investigated. We...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-12-2013 11:28 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Devyani Khobragade case: MEA slams Bharara's statement 19-12-2013 09:57 PM

    The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said the US authorities did not extend any courtesies during the arrest of Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade. Taking a dig at the US Attorney prosecuting the case, MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said, "The statement issued by Preet Bharara that the procedure followed...
  • News 360: Drop case against Devyani, India to US 19-12-2013 08:52 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday stuck to his stand that the case against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US was a conspiracy and demanded that the case against Devyani be withdrawn. "The Devyani case is unwanted. The first thing I want to do is to protect my...
  • We can now grieve the loss of our son, says wife of Sunil James 19-12-2013 12:50 PM

    In an early morning development, Indian sailor Sunil James was released by Togo authorities on Thursday. Confirming the news of his release, the Ministry of External Affairs said that he will be brought back to India later in the day or early on Friday morning. The news has brought some...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-12-2013 11:55 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Are Indo-US relations being mishandled by both sides? 18-12-2013 09:50 PM

    Indo-US diplomatic ties are passing through one of the most turbulent phases in history after India on Wednesday alleged that the arrest of Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragde could have been a US conspiracy. Six days after Devyani's shocking arrest in New York, the incident witnessed a dramatic twist...
  • News 360: Devyani moved to UN mission, Government says arrest a conspiracy 18-12-2013 09:13 PM

    India has charged United States of America with planning the arrest of Devyani Khobragade in an alleged case of visa fraud related to her domestic help Sangeeta Richards. To ensure diplomatic immunity to Devyani, India has shifted her to the United Nations Permanent Mission in New York. ...
  • Will Pakistan allow Sarabjit to return to India? 29-04-2013 11:10 PM

    India on Monday appealed to Pakistan to faciliate the return of prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was attacked by his jail inmates on Friday. ...
  • Can India bring back Sarabjit Singh? 29-04-2013 07:57 PM

    India on Monday appealed to Pakistan to faciliate the return of prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was attacked by his jail inmates on Friday afternoon. ...
  • Will abide by Supreme Court's order on Italian envoy, says MEA 18-03-2013 05:05 PM

    The Ministry also added that a study of India-Italy relationship is underway and that it is too early to comment on ties. ...
  • India says Italy's stand on marines not acceptable 12-03-2013 10:56 PM

    While Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said it was unacceptable, the BJP cried conspiracy. ...
  • Fishermen killings: Italy's decision to not send back marines sparks off diplomatic row 12-03-2013 08:02 PM

    Earlier at a meeting with a group of MPs from Kerala, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called the move "unacceptable". ...
  • Justice for Capt Kalia: We don't run the ICJ, says Khurshid 14-12-2012 01:56 PM

    While the Centre will respond to the SC's notice to it on the plea filed by Kargil war martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia's parents, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that approaching the Internation Court of Justice over it would be difficult. ...
  • Maldives: Termination of GMR contract is a huge setback, says Khurshid 30-11-2012 03:41 PM

    A diplomatic row is brewing between India and Maldives over the termination of the Male airport contract. The Maldivian government has ruled out reviving the $500 million deal with GMR and justified the scrapping by saying it was done purely on legal grounds. ...
  • It's not just the family's loss but entire nation's loss: Khurshid on Lt Kalia 30-11-2012 03:20 PM

    Lt Saurabh Kalia's family wants that the torture of their son be declared a war crime and also want Pakistan to apologise ...
  • Anuj Bidve family to leave for UK on Tuesday 02-01-2012 08:33 PM

    A team from UK police on Monday met Anuj Bidve's family, who was killed on December 26 in Manchester. ...
  • India not a high-risk country, says MEA 25-10-2011 06:08 PM

    The MEA has downplayed the travel warnings issued by the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, reassuring everyone that India's safe. ...
  • Libya: evacuees recount tales of horror 28-02-2011 09:30 AM

    Thousands of Indians stuck in Libya have called upon the Indian authorities for help. ...
  • Homecoming from Libya: passengers relieved 27-02-2011 08:50 AM

    Passengers heaved a sigh of relief after making an exit from trouble-torn Libya. ...
  • Libya: families pray for safe return of Indians 25-02-2011 09:05 AM

    The MEA has confirmed that the process to bring back Indians stuck in Libya has begun. ...
  • 21 Indians return, 100 still stranded in Kyrgyzstan 18-06-2010 10:57 AM

    On Thursday, 21 Indian nationals were safely brought back from violence torn Kyrgyzstan. ...
  • Watch: India slams report by US body on religious freedom 13-08-2009 11:42 PM

    India was on its watch list along with Afghanistan, Cuba and Tajikistan. ...