Stefan Lofven

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
PM Modi meets Indian diaspora in Sweden; to address historic Bharat ki Baat in London on Wednesday

PM Modi meets Indian diaspora in Sweden; to address historic Bharat ki Baat in London on Wednesday

In the first bilateral visit by an Indian Prime Minister in three decades, Narendra Modi on Monday landed in Stockholm, where he was greeted by his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven.

Apr 17, 2018, 07:26 AM 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

Swedish opposition party to call vote of no-confidence in PM

Sweden`s anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party on Wednesday tabled a parliamentary vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, demanding his resignation in the aftermath of a scandal over leaks of sensitive material.

Sep 13, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
Sweden PM Stefan Lofven reshuffles cabinet over data scandal

Sweden PM Stefan Lofven reshuffles cabinet over data scandal

Interior Minister Anders Ygeman, who reportedly knew about the leak but failed to inform the premier.

Jul 27, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

Uzbek suspect in Swedish attack sympathised with Islamic State: Police

An Uzbek man suspected of ramming a truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing four people.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
Sweden arrests man for `terrorist crime` after truck attack; PM Stefan Lofven says nation won't be cowed by 'heinous murderers'

Sweden arrests man for `terrorist crime` after truck attack; PM Stefan Lofven says nation won't be cowed by 'heinous murderers'

A 39-year-old man Uzbek origin and a supporter of the Islamic State (IS) group was arrested early Saturday, hours after a beer truck ploughed into a crowd outside a busy department store in central Stockholm, killing four.

Apr 08, 2017, 08:38 AM IST
Several killed as truck crashes into store in Stockholm terror attack; PM Modi condoles death, MEA issues helpline numbers

Several killed as truck crashes into store in Stockholm terror attack; PM Modi condoles death, MEA issues helpline numbers

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven called the crash a terror attack.

Apr 07, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Three killed as truck drives into crowd in Stockholm; Swedish PM says possible 'terror attack'

Three killed as truck drives into crowd in Stockholm; Swedish PM says possible 'terror attack'

Three people were killed when a truck drove into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store in central Stockholm on Friday, police said. 

Apr 07, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to arrive in India today

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to arrive in India today

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will be on a two-day visit to India this month to participate in the ‘Make in India Week’ here and will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a bilateral dialogue.

Feb 13, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Two killed in sword attack on Sweden school

A masked man brandishing a sword broke into a school in Sweden on Thursday.

Oct 23, 2015, 00:26 AM IST

Swedish Prime Minister Lofven rushed to hospital

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was rushed to hospital on Thursday after landing back in Stockholm from Ethiopia, officials said.

Jul 16, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Swedish Prime Minister Lofven taken to hospital

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was rushed to hospital on Thursday after landing back in Stockholm from Ethiopia, officials said.

Jul 16, 2015, 15:21 PM IST
Swedish PM to call off snap election after deal with centre-right: Media

Swedish PM to call off snap election after deal with centre-right: Media

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven is set to call off a snap election he promised after his minority government`s first budget was voted down earlier this month, Swedish media reported on Saturday citing sources.

Dec 27, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

Sweden's Palestine statement signals start of weightier global role

Sweden`s decision to recognise the Palestine state - without formally consulting its allies - may herald a wider foreign policy shift that has at its heart the aim of asserting a new diplomatic weight around the world.

Oct 08, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

Israel to summon Sweden's ambassador over Palestinian state

Peeved at the newly-elected Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven's announcement to recognise Palestine, Israel on Sunday said it will summon the Swedish Ambassador to protest the "unfortunate" move.

Oct 05, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

Sweden to recognize Palestinian state

Sweden's new prime minister said on Friday that his government will recognize a Palestinian state, a move that drew praise from Palestinian officials.

Oct 04, 2014, 01:21 AM IST

Swedish PM announces resignation

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt announced his resignation Sunday night amid disappointing results of his centre-right government in the 2014 parliamentary election.

Sep 15, 2014, 04:40 AM IST

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