Vijay Kumar Singh

Donald Trump not an established politician, will see how things pan out: VK Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Thursday said he does not know how relations between India and the United States will pan out under the administration of Donald Trump as the President-elect is not an "established politician".

Nov 10, 2016, 20:09 PM IST

Number of Indian workers affected in Saudi Arabia yet to be known

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on July 30 that over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia were affected by a financial crisis

Aug 05, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

Kerala minister to fly to Saudi Arabia to help Indian workers

Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is in Saudi Arabia to coordinate with Saudi officials to airlift Indians wishing to return.

Aug 03, 2016, 18:34 PM IST
VK Singh arrives in Saudi Arabia to repatriate 10,000 stranded workers

VK Singh arrives in Saudi Arabia to repatriate 10,000 stranded workers

Junior foreign minister Vijay Kumar Singh arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday on a mission to bring home 10,000 laid off Indian workers stranded in the kingdom without enough money for food or plane tickets.

Aug 03, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Stranded workers: VK Singh leaves for Saudi Arabia

With thousands of Indians reeling under severe financial crisis in Saudi Arabia after losing their jobs, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Tuesday night left for the Gulf nation to assess the situation and finalise modalities to bring back those who want to return to India.

Aug 02, 2016, 22:35 PM IST
This is what VK Singh said before embarking on mission to evacuate jobless Indians facing financial crunch in Saudi Arabia

This is what VK Singh said before embarking on mission to evacuate jobless Indians facing financial crunch in Saudi Arabia

The economic slowdown in the Gulf Cooperation Council region following the fall in global crude oil prices has affected over 10,000 Indians, mostly working in the construction sector.

Aug 02, 2016, 00:19 AM IST
Operation Sankat Mochan: 152 Indians safely land in Thiruvananthapuram from war-torn South Sudan

Operation Sankat Mochan: 152 Indians safely land in Thiruvananthapuram from war-torn South Sudan

The evacuation operation named as `Sankat Mochan` is being headed by Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd) VK Singh.

Jul 15, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is at the helm of the government`s `Operation Sankat Mochan` to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

Jul 14, 2016, 15:44 PM IST
VK Singh leads 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

VK Singh leads 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

India has sent two C-17 military transport aircraft to Juba to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

Jul 14, 2016, 09:03 AM IST
Why speculate about China blocking India's NSG bid: VK Singh

Why speculate about China blocking India's NSG bid: VK Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh said that the plenary meeting in Seoul did not discuss accession of any specific country.

Jul 02, 2016, 16:24 PM IST