Swaraj renews old friendship with South African counterpart

The formal setting of a diplomatic event gave way to the charm of old friendship when External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj spotted her South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane engrossed in discussion with Swedish Foreign Minister.

'Deeply pained', says dismissed foreign secretary Sujatha Singh

Axed from the post of foreign secretary two days ago, a "deeply pained" Sujatha Singh on Friday hit back saying that stories were being "planted" in the media to tarnish her reputation after having served for 39 years.

Modi govt`s neighbourhood priority policy: EAM to visit Nepal

In line with the new government`s commitment to give priority to neighbouring countries, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Nepal later next month.

`Efforts on to solve standoff following Chinese incursion`

India Wednesday said the process is on to solve the standoff arising out of Chinese troops` incursions in Ladakh and hoped a solution would emerge.