India attaches highest importance to ties with Bangladesh

India on Friday said it attached highest importance to bilateral relations with Bangladesh and that there is a "wish" and "will" to strengthen this.

India has wish and will to boost ties with Bangladesh: Sushma Swaraj

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called on visiting Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid and conveyed to him that there was "wish" and "will" on the part of the new government in India to strengthen bilateral ties with that country.

Bail to Lakhvi has come as a "shock" to all those who believe in humanity: PM Modi

Making a statement in Parliament on Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi being granted bail in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that “India has strongly conveyed to Pakistan our sentiments”.

Hectic activity over drafting resolution on Lakhvi bail

Hectic activity, apparently over drafting of a resolution on the release of 26/11 Mumbai attack accused Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, was witnessed in Lok Sabha on Friday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj joined the House to condemn it.

Bail to LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi has come as shock to those who believe in humanity: PM Modi
Bail to LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi has come as shock to those who believe in humanity: PM Modi

Making a statement in Parliament on Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi being granted bail in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that “India has strongly conveyed to Pakistan our sentiments”.

Govt in talks with Lanka to find solution on fishermen issue

Government is steadfastly working in close cooperation with relevant stakeholders in finding a long-term solution to the Tamil fishermen issue, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

'Nationalistic' conclave takes over Tejpal's Thinkfest space in Goa

A high-profile 'nationalistic' conference organised by leading a senior RSS leader, two union ministers and the National Security Advisor's son among others, appears to have replaced former Tehelka editor-in-chief and now rape accused Tarun Tejpal's Thinkfest, as a top-billing highbrow event in Goa's itinerary in the packed festive season.

Govt concerned over China-Pak nuke deal: Swaraj

India on Wednesday expressed concern over a nuclear deal between China and Pakistan, which it had taken up with Beijing but asserted that it is "well prepared" to safeguard national interests.

Govt concerned over China-Pakistan nuke deal: Sushma Swaraj

Expressing concern over the nuclear deal between China and Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said the government has raised the issue with China and asserted that it is "well prepared" to safeguard national interests.

India adopts resolution condemning barbaric, cowardice terror attack in Pakistan
India adopts resolution condemning barbaric, cowardice terror attack in Pakistan

Expressing solidarity with Pakistan, Indian Parliament on Wednesday adopted a resolution condemning "barbaric, cowardice" terror attack on Army school, which killed 132 students and nine employees.

International Yoga Day result of Indian diplomatic efforts: Sushma Swaraj

The adoption of June 21 as the International Yoga Day by the United Nations signifies the support that recent diplomatic endeavours of the government have evoked on the world stage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Monday.

UN Yoga Day result of Indian diplomatic efforts: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: The adoption of June 21 as the International Yoga Day by the United Nations signifies the support that recent diplomatic endeavours of the government have evoked on the world stage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Monday.

Sushma Swaraj seeks details about Sydney hostage taking

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday sought details of a hostage taking incident in Sydney and has spoken to the Indian envoy in Australia.

Govt to give reservation to ex servicemen: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said the government has decided to give six per cent reservation to ex-service men in recruitment in police force and provide land at low cost for establishment of their colonies.

India brings together SAARC region for deeper integration

India is taking a positive step in building blocks in the SAARC region as students from the South Asian University participated in an event to commemorate the 30th SAARC Charter Day.

VHP backs Swaraj over Bhagvad Gita controversy

A senior leader of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Tuesday supported Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's proposal that Bhagvad Gita be granted the status of 'national scripture'.

VHP backs Sushma Swaraj over Bhagvad Gita controversy

A senior leader of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Tuesday supported Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's proposal that Bhagvad Gita be granted the status of 'national scripture'.

Sushma draws flak over demand to make Gita national scripture

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Tuesday came under opposition attack in Rajya Sabha for demanding that the Bhagwad Gita be declared national scripture, with members saying this was a "sinister" design to alter secular character of the Constitution.

Sushma under fire from Opposition over Gita remarks

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday came under fire from the Opposition and ally PMK for her push to declare Bhagwad Gita as a national scripture with their leaders saying it was inappropriate and that all religions should be treated equally by Government.

Not correct for govt to push Gita as national scripture: Tharoor

Joining the chorus of disapproval over External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's proposal to have the Bhagwat Gita declared a national scripture, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday questioned how one holy book could be deemed as being "holier" than others in a multi- faith country.