Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

PM Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Sheikh Hasina, others on CHOGM sidelines

PM Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Sheikh Hasina, others on CHOGM sidelines

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting is held every two years. 

Apr 20, 2018, 00:21 AM IST
India, UK agree to take action against terror groups like LeT, JeM

India, UK agree to take action against terror groups like LeT, JeM

PM Modi and his British counterpart Theresa May held "fruitful discussions" on Wednesday on multiple aspects of the India-UK relations.

Apr 18, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
'Ghar ka khana' specially for PM Modi in UK; poha, dhokla on the menu

'Ghar ka khana' specially for PM Modi in UK; poha, dhokla on the menu

A specially designed all vegetarian breakfast has been set up for the Indian PM.

Apr 18, 2018, 09:29 AM IST
India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation, agree on 'innovation partnership'

India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation, agree on 'innovation partnership'

 India and Sweden on Tuesday agreed to strengthen cooperation in areas of defence production and cyber-security.

Apr 17, 2018, 18:01 PM IST
Business, India's international outreach top agenda for PM Narendra Modi's visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

Business, India's international outreach top agenda for PM Narendra Modi's visit to Sweden, UK, Germany

India is set to co-host the first India-Nordic Summit in Sweden. 

Apr 16, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

Britain to host next Commonwealth summit in 2018

The 2019 CHOGM is due to be held in Malaysia.

Nov 28, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

NCP leader Anwar praises govt`s stand on Lanka rights violation during CHOGM

The UN Human Rights Council has urged Sri Lanka to allow an independent body to investigate the alleged war crimes.

Nov 16, 2013, 16:14 PM IST

Sri Lanka needs to go `further and faster` on human rights: David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Sri Lanka to move "further and faster" to address allegations of war crimes, saying the issue would remain high on the international agenda.

Nov 16, 2013, 09:55 AM IST

PM not at CHOGM due to domestic compulsions: Khurshid

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh decided against attending the CHOGM summit as he was pressed by "competing sentiments" in India, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said.

Nov 15, 2013, 15:46 PM IST

David Cameron leaves CHOGM summit, lands in Sri Lanka`s Jaffna

In what could be termed as a historic visit, Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday landed in the war-torn Jaffna region to meet victims of Sri Lanka`s ethnic conflict.

Nov 15, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

PM`s decision to skip CHOGM draws Sri Lankan media attention

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s decision not to attend the CHOGM summit is drawing a lot of media attention in Sri Lanka.

Nov 13, 2013, 15:15 PM IST

Whose loss is it anyway? - The CHOGM conundrum

After a series of negotiations and weeks of speculation, a decision has finally been taken on whether or not India should take part in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka this week.

Nov 13, 2013, 12:56 PM IST

`India`s presence in CHOGM not dilution of stand on Tamils`

Ignoring demands from political parties in Tamil Nadu for a total boycott, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived here on Wednesday for the CHOGM summit, making it clear that India`s participation is not in any way dilution of its stand on Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Nov 13, 2013, 08:26 AM IST

TN reiterates demand for India`s total boycott of CHOGM

Slamming the Centre`s decision to participate in the Commonwealth Summit in Colombo "ignoring" the sentiments of Tamils, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa moved a resolution in a special session of the state assembly demanding India`s "complete boycott" of the meet.

Nov 12, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Mauritius PM to boycott Sri Lanka Commonwealth meet

Mauritius joins India by refusing to send a premier to Sri Lanka, which is accused of widespread human rights abuses.

Nov 12, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Sri Lanka a classic model of wealth creation: Rajapaksa

Highlighting the unprecedented economic revival in Sri Lanka, President Mahinda Rajapaksa cited the country as a "classic" example that has relied on a sustainable model of wealth creation.

Nov 12, 2013, 16:55 PM IST

DMK to support resolution over boycott of CHOGM in TN Assembly

Expressing displeasure that the Centre had ignored calls for India`s total boycott of the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka, DMK said it would support any resolution in the special Tamil Nadu Assembly session.

Nov 12, 2013, 14:53 PM IST

Pro-Eelam outfits give dawn-to-dusk bandh call on Tuesday

India`s participation in CHOGM has triggered protests in Tamil Nadu and some pro-Eelam outfits have given for a day-long bandh call tomorrow demanding complete boycott of the meet.

Nov 11, 2013, 17:01 PM IST

Vaiko urges traders to shut shops on November 12

Amid indications that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is unlikely to attend the CHOGM summit in Sri Lanka, MDMK leader Vaiko urged traders to shut shops on November 12.

Nov 09, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

Commonwealth chief arrives for Sri Lanka summit

Commonwealth secretary general Kamalesh Sharma flew into the Sri Lankan capital, marking the arrival of the first dignitary for the CHOGM 2013.

Nov 09, 2013, 16:16 PM IST

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