MEA

Netaji's files: There is disconnect in RTI replies from PMO’s office and MEA, says Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew said on Sunday that there seemed to be a disconnect with RTI replies that they were getting from bureaucracy from PMO’s office and the Ministry of External Affairs.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani passport row: MEA to take call, says Union Minister

Ministry of External Affairs will take a call on Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's plea for passport for travel to Saudi Arabia on the basis of facts and figures, Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh said here on Tuesday.

MEA asks Nitish Kumar to defer trip to Nepal

The External Affairs Ministry has suggested to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to defer his visit to Nepal and undertake it at a "more opportune" time.

Nepal earthquake: 36 people airlifted to Kashmir, two bodies to Jammu

The bodies of two people from Jammu who were killed in the Nepal earthquake were on Tuesday brought back here from the Himalayan nation, while 36 people were airlifted to the Kashmir Valley, officials said.

Indians in Nepal urged not to panic

India has asked its citizens in Nepal not to panic in the wake of the devastating quake, saying an evacuation process is in place and the situation is improving.

Nepal thanks Indian govt for relief help after quake

Ambassador-designate of Nepal in Delhi Deep Kumar Upadhyay today expressed gratitude to India for its quick response in helping its quake-hit neighbour as round-the-clock rescue work began there.

Yemen crisis: PM Modi lauds MEA for evacuation process of Indian nationals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for their commendable job in evacuating stranded Indian nationals from strife-torn Yemen.

Vikas Swarup takes over as Spokesperson in MEA

Senior diplomat Vikas Swarup, whose debut novel was made into the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire", on Saturday assumed charge as Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry.

MEA dubs PM Narendra Modi's visit to France as ''extremely successful''

The Ministry of External Affairs has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to France as extremely successful and said that it met all the goals that were set.

PM Modi's France tour: Breakthrough in Rafale deal expected?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reach a breakthrough on a long-delayed deal to buy Rafale fighter jets from France in talks with the French president.

Situation in Yemen deteriorating: Evacuated national

The Indian nationals evacuated from strife-hit Yemen on Friday said that the situation in the Middle East country has deteriorated, while appreciating the government's speedy rescue efforts.

Yemen crisis: Rescued Indian nationals laud Govt's efforts

Expressing happiness over their safe return from strife-hit Yemen, the Indian nationals who were evacuated from the Middle East country on Friday lauded the rescue efforts carried out by the government.

Gujarat police writes to MEA regarding rescued crew members

Gujarat police has written to Ministry of External Affairs to send back the 17 crew members, rescued on April 4 of a ship from Oman, to their respective countries.

Twitter lauds VK Singh for Yemen evacuation operations

India’s Minister of State External Affairs, General V K Singh was lauded on Twitter for the rescue operation carried out in Yemen.

Hundreds of stranded Indians landed in Djibouti after they were evacuated from Yemen by INS Sumitra.

India decides to extend air evacuation from Yemen till Thursday: MEA
India decides to extend air evacuation from Yemen till Thursday: MEA

India on Wednesday decided to extend air evacuation from Yemen by a day, as per Ministry of External Affairs.

Yemen crisis: Over 4000 Indians rescued so far

Over 4000 Indians have been rescued from war-torn Yemen.The Indian government has decided to end the air evacuation operation

Over 800 Indians evacuated from Yemen, MEA monitoring situation
Over 800 Indians evacuated from Yemen, MEA monitoring situation

After the rescue of more than 350 Indians from Aden, another batch of over 300 will be evacuated from Al Hudaydah Thursday night through sea route even as government was making all efforts to get clearance for air sorties to bring back its nationals from Sanaa.

We are sending ship with capacity of 1500 passengers to evacuate Indians in Yemen: Sushma Swaraj
We are sending ship with capacity of 1500 passengers to evacuate Indians in Yemen: Sushma Swaraj

As the crisis in Yemen deepens, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday assured the nation that her ministry is following all routes to evacuate Indians stranded there.

MEA explores ways to bring back Indians from Yemen

 Concerned over the situation in Yemen, External Affairs Ministry on Thursday held hectic intra- ministry parleys to explore ways to get its nationals out of the strife-torn country.

Govt liberalises policy for adoption by foreign couples

In a bid to simplify adoptions by foreign nationals in India, the External Affairs Ministry has asked all its passport department offices to accept the date of birth of the child mentioned in the court order and not insist for a birth certificate.