V K Singh

No ransom paid for release of Kerala priest: V K Singh

No ransom paid for release of Kerala priest: V K Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs Gen V K Singh on Wednesday said no ransom was paid for the release of Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnallil.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

75 defence personnel in Pakistan's custody: Govt

There are 75 missing Indian defence personnel, including 54 prisoners of war, who are believed to be in Pakistan's custody, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
JNU students should take oath to protect nationalism: BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi

JNU students should take oath to protect nationalism: BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi

On July 16, while participating in an event at the JNU to celebrate the Kargil Vijay Divas, requested minister of state for external affairs V K Singh to install a tank inside the campus.

Jul 27, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Govt not giving up search for 39 Indians abducted in Iraq because of some sources: Sushma Swaraj

Govt not giving up search for 39 Indians abducted in Iraq because of some sources: Sushma Swaraj

Senior Iraqi officials told him that they had information of the Indians being picked up from Mosul airfield three years back and after holding them in captivity for some time

Jul 27, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
No restrictions on medical visas to India except Pakistan: Govt

No restrictions on medical visas to India except Pakistan: Govt

In 2017 till date, 1,05,163 medical visas have been issued while 1,77, 972 such visas were issued in 2016.

Jul 26, 2017, 19:36 PM IST

MEA to conduct 'outreach conference' with Telangana

The Ministry of External Affairs is going to organise an `outreach conference' with Telangana government on consular, passport and diaspora issues here on May 13.

May 11, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Fight against terrorism is the fight for all: Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh today said the fight against terrorism was universal and concerned the entire humanity, referring to the US bombing on Islamic State (IS) complex in Afghanistan.

Apr 14, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

'A nation does not exist if people do not have nationalism'

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Friday said a nation does not exist if the people do not have nationalism.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Missions' statement on attacks on African students painful: Sushma Swaraj

Missions' statement on attacks on African students painful: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday termed as "unfortunate, painful and surprising" the African missions statement describing the attacks on African students as "xenophobic and racial", saying the Indian response to this cannot be called inadequate by any means.

Apr 05, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

No restriction on migration to Gulf countries: Government

The government has not imposed any restriction on migration to Gulf countries, but it has advised Indians not to travel to Yemen

Feb 09, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

74 missing defence personnel believed to be in Pakistan custody: Government

74 missing defence personnel are believed to be in Pakistan's custody but whose presence has not been acknowledged so far by that country.

Feb 09, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Congress, AAP doing politics over dead bodies: V K Singh

Congress, AAP doing politics over dead bodies: V K Singh

As a controversy raged over the suicide of an ex-serviceman, Union Minister V K Singh on Friday attacked Congress and AAP, alleging that they were "doing politics over dead bodies".

Nov 04, 2016, 18:40 PM IST
CPI(M) asks PM Modi to initiate action against V K Singh

CPI(M) asks PM Modi to initiate action against V K Singh

"Such condition has never occurred in the history of nation, that an ex-Army chief and the Current Army chief are accusing each other and have even approached the court in this regard," said CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat.

Aug 18, 2016, 19:51 PM IST

General V K Singh praises Zee News for its independent reporting over Kashmir issue

Minister of State Gen. V.K Singh praises Zee News for its independent reporting over Kashmir issue during the ongoing seminar in IIMC on Kashmir's recent conditions.

Jul 30, 2016, 15:35 PM IST

Operation Sankat Mochan: Indian rescue team lands in Juba, evacuation begins

Operation Sankat Mochan is in full swing as the rescue team headed by Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh landed in Juba here on Thursday and the process for the evacuation of the stranded Indians began.

Jul 14, 2016, 16:04 PM IST

M J Akbar tasked with looking after India's ties with Gulf

Newly appointed Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar has been tasked with looking after India's engagement with West Asia, a strategically key region with which the Modi government has stepped up its engagement.

Jul 13, 2016, 20:27 PM IST