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Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution in Pakistan would be equal to 'murder', warns India

Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution in Pakistan would be equal to 'murder', warns India

While crediting the Indian Government for maintaining international pressure on Pakistan leading to stay on alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre on Wednesday said they don't agree with Islamabad's decision and would rather term it as a 'murder.'

India 'concerned' over Kulbhushan Jadhav's health, seeks details of his trial from Pak

India 'concerned' over Kulbhushan Jadhav's health, seeks details of his trial from Pak

A day after summoning the Pakistan deputy high commissioner in connection with Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence by a military court there, MEA said on Thursday that India had requested consular access to Pakistan 14 times.

India hits back at China over Arunachal Pradesh, says renaming does not make illegal territorial claims legal

India hits back at China over Arunachal Pradesh, says renaming does not make illegal territorial claims legal

India on Thursday hit out at China for giving Chinese names to some parts of Arunachal Pradesh.

India rejects US offer to mediate with Pakistan, says New Delhi's position for bilateral redressal of issues unchanged

India rejects US offer to mediate with Pakistan, says New Delhi's position for bilateral redressal of issues unchanged

In an apparent snub to the United States, India on Tuesday maintained that its position regarding the bilateral redressal of all issues with Pakistan remains unchanged.

MEA refuses to categorise attacks on African nationals as racial

MEA refuses to categorise attacks on African nationals as racial

The Indian government on Thursday refused to categorise the attacks of African nationals in Greater Noida as racial and said pending the probe it is not correct to draw a conclusion on "the nature and the reason" of these acts.

Govt committed to ensuring safety of all foreigners in India, Africa remains our valued partner: MEA

Govt committed to ensuring safety of all foreigners in India, Africa remains our valued partner: MEA

MEA said on Tuesday that the government was committed to ensuring safety and security of all foreigners in India.

London terror attack: No report of Indian casualty, says Sushma Swaraj, shares Helpline Nos

London terror attack: No report of Indian casualty, says Sushma Swaraj, shares Helpline Nos

There is no report of any Indian casualty so far in the terror attack near the UK Parliament, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday.

Hyderabadi woman being tortured by her in-laws in Pakistan calls Sushma Swaraj for help, MEA swings into action

Hyderabadi woman being tortured by her in-laws in Pakistan calls Sushma Swaraj for help, MEA swings into action

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has now come to the rescue of a Hyderabadi women who is being held in Pakistan and ill-treated by her husband and in-laws.

Entire J&K integral part of India, no unilateral steps acceptable: MEA on Pakistan's plan to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as 5th province

Entire J&K integral part of India, no unilateral steps acceptable: MEA on Pakistan's plan to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as 5th province

India on Thursday said that the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir was an integral part of India.

No say in Dalai Lama's travel plans within India: MEA

Dismissing China's objections over Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's proposed visit to Arunachal Pradesh in April, the Indian government on Thursday said it has no say in his travel plans within the country.

Security of Indian diaspora matter of serious concern for government: MEA

Security of Indian diaspora matter of serious concern for government: MEA

MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said the Kansas government has offered to provide support to the family of Kuchibhotla and has welcomed Indians to the State.

India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro

India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro

The Indian government on Monday issued an advisory for its citizens travelling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a matter of precaution in view of the law and order situation, according to an ANI source. 

MEA condemns Kabul attack, says will bring justice to perpetrators

Condemning the twin terror attacks in Kabul, the Minister of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said it will work with Afghanistan to bring the perpetrators of terrorist violence to the justice.

Gopal Baglay appointed new spokesperson of MEA as his predecessor heads to Canada

Gopal Baglay appointed new spokesperson of MEA as his predecessor heads to Canada

In his last role, Baglay headed the MEA territorial division of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran.

Kansas shooting: Indian engineer shot dead; US assures justice, says, 'America a nation of immigrants'

Kansas shooting: Indian engineer shot dead; US assures justice, says, 'America a nation of immigrants'

Condemning the fatal shooting in Kansas resulting in the tragic death of an Indian engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, the United States on Friday assured that justice will be delivered as it ordered the federal agencies to investigate the case.

MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup appointed as Indian envoy to Canada

MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup appointed as Indian envoy to Canada

Vikas Swarup, who served as the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), was on Thursday appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Canada.

H-1B Visa issue: We are engaged with the US, says government

H-1B Visa issue: We are engaged with the US, says government

India on Thursday said it is engaged with the Donald Trump administration as well as members of the US Congress on concerns regarding the H1B visa issue, amidst apprehension that there may be a clamp down on it which can hurt Indian IT industry.

Pakistan's claims of India's secret nuclear city aims to deflect attention from terrorism: MEA

Pakistan's claims of India's secret nuclear city aims to deflect attention from terrorism: MEA

India on Thursday said that Pakistan's claims of India's secret nuclear city was baseless.

Extradition request of Vijay Mallya given to UK High Commission, Britain govt has to act now: Govt

Extradition request of Vijay Mallya given to UK High Commission, Britain govt has to act now: Govt

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) informed that it has handed over the extradition request of Vijay Mallya as received from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to the UK High Commission.

India seeks NSG membership on basis of non-proliferation record, not as 'gift': MEA to China

India seeks NSG membership on basis of non-proliferation record, not as 'gift': MEA to China

China had said on January 16 that admission of non-NPT signatories in NSG could not be a "farewell gift" for countries to give to each other.