Shiv Shankar Menon

  • Full text: US statement on Kerry-Menon conversation on Devyani arrest 19-12-2013 08:40 AM

    US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called India's National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon and expressed his regret over the arrest and strip search of Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade in New York City. Here is the full text Secretary Kerry call to Indian Security Advisor Menon: Today...
  • John Kerry calls Menon, voices 'regret' over Devyani Khobragade case 19-12-2013 12:28 AM

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called India's National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon and expressed his regret over the arrest and strip search of Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade in New York City. State Department Deputy Spokeswoman Marie Harf said Kerry called Menon, who has slammed...
  • US: Indian diplomat Devyani was strip-searched, say reports 17-12-2013 10:33 AM

    New Delhi: India's Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade was not only arrested and handcuffed in public view last week but also stripped and searched in the police station in New York, according to latest reports. Several reports have also claimed that Devyani was kept in a lockup with common criminals...
  • LS Speaker cancels meeting with US MPs to protest diplomat's arrest 16-12-2013 11:16 PM

    New Delhi: In a major snub, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar cancelled her meeting with a senior US Congressional delegation on Monday as a mark of protest against the treatment meted out to India's Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade in New York. Kumar, herself a Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer...
  • India may extend visa on arrival facility for 40 more countries 07-10-2013 11:48 AM

    India intends to extend visa on arrival facility to tourists from 40 more countries, including the US, the UK, Canada, Brazil, Australia, the UAE and Saudi Arabia, a move which will make the country a more tourist friendly destination and promote foreign exchange earnings. The Planning Commission has called a...
  • Manmohan, Nawaz Sharif accept each other's invitations for visits 29-09-2013 09:41 PM

    New York: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Sunday accepted each others invitations to visit their countries. Though no dates have been fixed as yet for the visits. The two met at New York at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly summit. Terror topped...
  • Rehman Malik to meet PM, to discuss 26/11 15-12-2012 09:35 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Interior Minister, who is in country for a three day visit, will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday, his second day of the trip, but will not hold a meeting with United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi. There has been no agenda set for the...
  • Afghanistan President Karzai arrives in India 04-10-2011 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai arrived on Tuesday on a two day visit to India. Both countries are expected to boost their strategic partnership and take stock of the situation in Afghanistan. Apart from meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Karzai is also expected to meet External Affairs Minister SM...
  • Mamata snubs PM, opts out of Bangladesh visit 04-09-2011 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday backed out of the scheduled Bangladesh visit with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Sources said the Chief Minister was upset after serious differences arose with the Centre in the proposed Teesta River water sharing agreement with Bangladesh. Sources told CNN-IBN that...
  • Krishna meets Hillary, speaks on terror 19-07-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting External Affairs Minister SM Krishna at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi in what is seen as an important meeting against the backdrop of July 13 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai. Krishna spoke about the terror attack, in which 19...
  • Limits on talks unless Pak stops terrorism: Menon 01-10-2010 02:59 PM

    Washington: After the latest sparring between India and Pakistan at the UN General Assembly, the National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon said India is willing to talk to Pakistan, but if terror activities continue limits will have to be set for the dialogue process. "We have made quite clear that...
  • Menon begins dialogue with Obama team 09-03-2009 11:51 PM

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  • India-B'desh foreign secretaries meet, talk terror 17-07-2008 10:49 PM

    Dhaka: Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle hopes the regional side can use their World Twenty20 success to inspire their form in the game's longest form. West Indies face Bangladesh in a two-Test series starting Tuesday in Mirpur and Gayle says the confidence from their triumph in Sri Lanka last...