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  • PM Modi will visit China in May 2015: Sushma Swaraj 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said ahead of her meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. "Modiji is going to come in May. I will give them dates. This is a preparatory visit," she told the Indian media...
  • Sushma Swaraj proposes 6 point template to broad base Sino-India ties 5 hours 12 minutes ago

    Beijing: On her maiden visit to China, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday proposed a six point "template" to broad base Sino-India engagement with an action oriented approach to usher in Asian century. Addressing an India-China Media forum at the start of her visit here, Swaraj proposed the two countries...
  • China and USA postings instrumental in Jaishankar's rise 2 days ago

    S Jaishankar, who on Wednesday was appointed as the new Foreign Secretary, replaces Sujatha Singh on the post. He was the Ambassador to the US, having been appointed in December, 2013. Jaishankar's performance as the Indian Ambassador to the US has catapulted him to the post of the coveted post...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

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  • Sujata Singh sacked: Does PM Modi want to run the country with his handpicked team of bureaucrats? 2 days ago

    Even as Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Thursday took charge as the new Foreign Secretary of India after the Central Government sacked his predecessor Sujatha Singh, the move is likely to lead to discontent among several senior Indian Foreign Service officers. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: BJP's five posers to Kejriwal; AAP says why queries, join debate 2 days ago

    The BJP on Thursday asked five questions from Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal in the run up to the Delhi Assembly elections. ...
  • I was very much a part of decision to appoint Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary: Sushma Swaraj 2 days ago

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday that she was very much a part of the decision to appoint S Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary. In a sudden late night shakeup in the External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday, the government appointed Ambassador to the US Jaishankar as the Foreign...
  • Delhi elections: Two rallies of Sushma Swaraj cancelled 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Two election rallies of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were cancelled on Thursday but BJP did not give any reason for it. The rallies of Swaraj, who had addressed two public meetings on Wednesday, were called-off even as the local organisers did not know the reason behind the...
  • Sushma Swaraj was not in favour of sacking Sujatha Singh, say sources 3 days ago

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was not in favour of "curtailing" Sujatha Singh's tenure as the Foreign Secretary of India, say sources. The sacking of Sujatha Singh, who was to retire in July, is one of the reasons of tussle between her and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Sources...
  • Sundeep Kishan: 'Beeruva' gave me the confidence to acquire the distribution rights January 20, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Sundeep Kishan may not have scored a hit with his last release 'Joru', but he's so confident about his forthcoming Telugu romantic-comedy 'Beeruva' that he decided to pick up the distribution rights of the film in Guntur area. "It's a fresh idea that has been treated commercially to reach...
  • Sushma Swaraj meets world leaders attending Pravasi Bhartiya Divas January 7, 2015

    Gandhinagar: In New Delhi's maiden engagement with the newly formed government in Mauritius, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met Vice Prime Minister Showkutally Soodhun. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted a photograph of the meeting, which happened on the sidelines of the 13th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, with...
  • India invites Korean companies to make 'bold' investments December 29, 2014

    Seoul: Calling South Korea an important partner for India's economic growth, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday invited Korean companies to make "bold investments" and benefit from the 'Make in India' initiative of the government. In her address at the 8th India-South Korea Joint Commission Meeting, Swaraj said Korea...
  • Avail opportunities offered by Make in India campaign: Sushma Swaraj December 28, 2014

    Seoul: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday made a strong pitch for the 'Make in India' campaign and asked South Korean companies "to scale up their presence" in the country. "We regard (South) Korea as one of the most valued partners. Korean companies are already household names in India. We...
  • Solution to voting by NRIs without coming to India to be found: Sushma Swaraj December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas next month, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday voiced confidence about finding a solution to voting by NRIs without coming to India. The Election Commission was considering the issue, she said. "The Election Commission could not take a decision so far. There...
  • India rises above differences, Modi calls Sharif over Pakistan school attack December 17, 2014

    Parliament on Wednesday observed a minute's silence over the deadly terror attack that took place in Pakistan. The Lok Sabha adopted a resolution condemning the attack. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also made a statement in the House saying that India has risen above its differences with Pakistan to stand...
  • Mahabharata, Ramayana great knowledge source on politics: LK Advani December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: After Union Minister Sushma Swaraj favoured declaring Gita as "national scripture", veteran BJP leader LK Advani urged people to read Mahabharata and Ramayana saying the epics are a great source of knowledge on politics and morality. Reminiscing his days during pre-independence era, the 87-year-old leader said his grandmother would...
  • Opposition, BJP face-off over Sushma Swaraj's call to make Bhagwad Gita the national scripture December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is facing the flak yet again following External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's statement to make the Bhagwad Gita India's national scripture. Even before the controversy around Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks could die down, Sushma Swaraj is now facing the opposition fire...
  • Demand for Bhagwat Gita to be made national scripture a deliberate provocation by BJP, says Congress December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has come under fire from opposition parties for saying that she has tabled a proposal in Parliament to declare Bhagwad Gita as India's national scripture. Swaraj was speaking at 'Gita Prerna Mahotsav', organised "to celebrate 5,151 years of religious book Gita" at the...
  • Sushma pushes for declaring Bhagwad Gita as national scripture, faces opposition's wrath December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: After Minister of State Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, another BJP leader and Union Minister has come under fire for her comments. This time it is External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who is drawing severe criticism for her remark over Bhagwad Gita being declared as "Rashtriya Granth" (national scripture). Speaking at...
  • Campaigning ends for 3rd phase of polling in Jharkhand December 7, 2014

    Ranchi: Campaigning for the third phase of polling on December 9, which saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi wooing voters, ended on Sunday. Fourteen of the 17 constituencies going to the polls are Maoist-affected and campaigning ended there at 3 PM. Electioneering...
  • UN to declare June 21 as World Yoga Day, says Sushma Swaraj December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The United Nations will soon declare June 21 as World Yoga Day following a proposal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday. "Three months ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed to the world community that India's yoga should be celebrated as...
  • Jharkhand has got huge potential for development: Sushma Swaraj December 6, 2014

    Ranchi: Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that Jharkhand has a huge potential for development and the BJP would work on it if voted to power. Addressing an election rally in support of BJP candidate and former Assembly speaker CP Singh, the External Affairs Minister...
  • Sushma Swaraj meets families of 40 Indians abducted in Iraq December 6, 2014

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met families of 40 Indians held captive in Iraq for the last six months. She has refuted reports that the men have been executed by ISIS. She said that Indian government sources have confirmed they are alive and efforts are on to secure their release. ...
  • India airlifts water to resolve national crisis in Maldives December 5, 2014

    Male/New Delhi: With the Maldives facing a national crisis after a fire in its capital's lone water treatment plant, India on Friday sent nearly 200 tonnes of water by air and dispatched a naval vessel carrying a large consignment of water and RO facility to the island nation. The enormous effort...
  • PM Modi's foreign visits will help us achieve our mission of a developed India: Sushma Swaraj December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Giving a statement on the recent foreign visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday assured the Lok Sabha that such trips "will help us achieve the mission of a developed India." There has been a boiling controversy over Modi's visits abroad. He...
  • Sushma Swaraj to make a statement on PM Modi's foreign tour December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will make an official statement on Wednesday regarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign trips. Modi has recently returned from Nepal after attending two-day SAARC summit. Modi has dedicated almost a month of his tenure till date to international visits and has been targeted by...
  • Sushma Swaraj not a dummy External Affairs Minister, says Prakash Javadekar November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Lauding the work of the Central government in the past six months, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has achieved what the previous UPA government could not achieve over the years. "What we have achieved in months was not achieved by UPA in years...
  • Indians missing in Iraq are alive, search on: External Affairs Minister November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The alleged killing of 39 Indians in Iraq by terrorists of Islamic State was taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Friday after a section of media recently reported about it. After hearing the concerns raised by several members of Rajya Sabha, Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj clarified...
  • Sushma Swaraj likely to make statement on PM's foreign trips after returning from Kathmandu: Sources November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants his ministers to be more pro-active in making statements on everything including WTO and PM'S foreign trips, said government sources on Wednesday. Union Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is accompanying Modi in Kathmandu for the 18th SAARC summit, is expected to make a statement...