Mamata Banerjee non-committal on if Teesta will figure in talks with PM

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she had apprised the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj about the outcome of her recent Bangladesh visit.

250 pilgrims will undertake Mansarovar Yatra through Nathu La

The government on Wednesday said as per an understanding reached with the Chinese side, five batches of 50 pilgrims each are expected to travel through Nathu La for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra this year.

352 Indian prisoners lodged in Pakistan jails: Govt

The number of Indian prisoners, including fishermen, in Pakistani jails as on date is 352, the government said on Wednesday.

PM Modi meets senior BJP leaders ahead of introducing Coal, Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill

The Government on Monday will introduce six bills to replace a set of six ordinances on different issues, in the Lok Sabha.

Sushma Swaraj to meet Luxembourg Foreign Minister

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday will meet Luxembourg Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean Asselborn in the national capital.

Sushma Swaraj to travel to Lanka this week before PM Modi's visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will arrive here on Friday to set the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka, the first bilateral visit to the country by an Indian premier in over 25 years.

China moots trilateral cooperation with India, Sri Lanka

China on Friday proposed trilateral cooperation involving India and Sri Lanka for regional stability as the new government in Colombo sought to re-balance its ties with China, preferring to follow a "non-aligned" policy.

Nuclear Liability Law not diluted; Rs 1500 crore upfront compensation only

The government on Thursday insisted that no provision related to compensation under the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act (CLND) has been waived off in the recent Indo-US agreement and said the provision of Rs 1500 crore is for immediate compensation only.

Over 6,000 Indians are in jails of 71 countries: Govt

As many as 6,443 Indians are detained in jails in 71 countries for various offences and 74 missing defence personnel, including 54 prisoners of war, are believed to be in Pakistani jails since 1971, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Freed priest in Afghanistan meets Sushma Swaraj

Returning after eight-month captivity in Afghanistan, Indian priest Alexis Prem Kumar on Tuesday called on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here.

India, Bahrain to sign pact on internal security

India and Bahrain will soon sign an agreement on internal security and launch talks on defence pact amid keenness of the two countries to enhance ties in various areas, including counter-terrorism.

27 Indians stranded in Iraq return home

27 Indians, who had been stranded in Iraq's Basra city, returned to India on Sunday.

No proof kidnapped Indians dead or alive, Sushma tells relatives

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Saturday told relatives of 39 Indian nationals, who were taken held hostage by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq in June last year, that there was no proof of "their being alive or dead".

Centre launches online grievance redressal for Overseas Indians

The central government Saturday launched an online consular grievance system to help the overseas Indians in getting their problems redressed in a time-bound manner.

Govt launches portal 'Madad' to redress consular grievances

Indian citizens living abroad will now be able to file consular grievances online as the government today launched an e-portal to address such complaints promptly with a high degree of "accountability".

India's youth foremost brand ambassadors, says Sushma

 The world is looking at India with renewed respect and enthusiasm and the government is keen to harness the energy of the country`s large youthful population who can make their presence felt through innovation and initiatives, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said here Friday.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula pass to begin from June 18

An alternate route to take the Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage would be thrown open to devotees on June 18 this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced.

Mamata Banerjee confident of breakthrough in LBA during Bangladesh visit

Hours before her maiden visit to Bangladesh as the West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee Thursday remained mum on the contentious Teesta water sharing deal but exuded confidence of a breakthrough in the land boundary agreement.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula pass to start from 18th June

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday announced that Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula pass will start from 18th June.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra through new route to begin June 8
Kailash Mansarovar yatra through new route to begin June 8

 The Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage will commence June 8, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday while announcing that elderly pilgrims and those with mobility issues will now be able to visit Mount Kailash for the first time via a motorable route passing through China.