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Sushma Swaraj funeral LIVE UPDATES: Sushma Swaraj’s mortal remains being taken to the BJP headquarters
Sushma Swaraj’s last rites will be performed at the Lodhi crematorium with full state honour.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of Sushma Swaraj, who was External Affairs Minister in his first government, lauding her services in helping Indians abroad.
The veteran BJP leader Sushma Swaraj was brought to AIIMS in a critical condition but soon passed away, the sources said.
Sushma Swaraj, who was External Affairs Minister in the previous Modi government, was kept out of the new government and was replaced by former diplomat S. Jaishankar by Prime Minister.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had an “informal dialogue” with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj.
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday assured all help from the Indian Embassy in Riyadh to a man who talked about committing suicide if he was unable to return to India from Saudi Arabia. “‘Khud kusi’ ki baat nahin sochte. Hum hain na. Hamari Embassy aapki poori[Read More…]
New Delhi: Union Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Saturday asked Congress President Rahul Gandhi to maintain decorum in his speeches following his remarks on BJP veteran L.K. Advani. “Rahulji — Advaniji is our father figure. Your words have hurt us deeply. Please try to maintain some decorum[Read More…]
Panaji: Separated due to visa-related discrepancies from her 11-year-old daughter who is currently under the care of temporary guardians in Goa, a 42-year-old Polish single mother stranded in Thailand, has now reached out to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Twitter for help in desperation. Marta Kotlarska, a Polish artist and[Read More…]
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday sought details from the Indian Embassy in Pakistan following reports of two Hindu teenager girls being abducted on the eve of Holi in Sindh province. “I have asked Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on this. @IndiainPakistan,” Swaraj[Read More…]
A Hindu parliamentarian from Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Ramesh Kumar Vankwani on Saturday made a fervent appeal to the governments of India and Pakistan to defuse tension in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, saying New Delhi will benefit the most if the two neighbours joined hands.[Read More…]
First female Spokesperson of a national political party in India
Moscow: Actor Karanvir Bohra thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for helping him get a temporary passport to gain entry into Russia. Karanvir was detained in Moscow on Wednesday due to passport damage. He shared the news with a Twitter post: “So bummed… Waiting at Moscow airport because my passport[Read More…]
Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas: Actress-Politician Hema Malini sets stage on fire with mesmerising performance
Bharatiya Janata Party MP and veteran actress Hema Malini stole the show with her mesmerising dance performance at Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, where she played the role of Ma Ganga narrating the history of India’s holiest river and how it was getting polluted. Hema Malini is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and her[Read More…]
Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Puri will represent India in Kartarpur corridor groundbreaking ceremony in Pakistan, Sushma Swaraj says in reply to an invitation from Pakistan Mahmood Qureshi. Responding to an invitation from Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi for the ceremony on November 28, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj[Read More…]
In a press conference in Indore, Sushma Swaraj confirmed that she will not contest 2019 General Elections owing to her health reasons. Swaraj is a BJP Member of Parliament from Vidisha constituency and currently heads the Ministry of External Affairs in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s regime. Madhya Pradesh: BJP MLA[Read More…]
Last week Tajikistan witnessed a flurry of Indian leaders’ visit. Soon after President Ram Nath Kovind’s standalone three-day visit to the Central Asian country from October 7 to 9, the landlocked nation with its border touching Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) hosted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on its soil on[Read More…]
Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, who is visiting Tajikistan’s capital to attend a two-day conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)’s Council of Heads of Government, was greeted in a ‘Sanskrit’ message during her welcome in a community event in Dushanbe on Thursday. Not everyday there is a welcome speech[Read More…]
Congress demands clarification, else resignation from MJ Akhbar following sexual assault allegations
While a number of actors, producers, singers, cricketers and journalists are stuck in the storm of #MeToo movement, MJ Akbar is the first political public figure to feature in the growing list of India’s own #MeToo movement that is gathering momentum since it broke on social media last week. Congress[Read More…]
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met nine leaders from across the globe in a whirlwind of bilateral interactions and spoke at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summity. She began her day on Monday by attending the high-level event on counter-narcotics convened by US President Donald Trump, where she was seated at[Read More…]
In a world beset by terror and hateful ideologies, “the wisdom of pioneering leaders like (Nelson) Mandela should remain as our moral compass”, according to Extenal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Speaking on Monday at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit here, she declared, “We Indians consider Mandiba one of our own.[Read More…]
Were brutal killing of three Jammu and Kashmir policemen and the release of stamps glorifying slain terrorist Burhan Wani as a “freedom icon” reasons behind India’s decision to call off a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi in less than 24 hours[Read More…]
Now that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York in the last week of this month, the moot question is what purpose the meeting will hold? Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar has already[Read More…]
Indicating that the US is keen to strengthen its position in the Indo-Pacific region, America under the Donald Trump administration moved ahead and sealed the long-pending Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) with India. This development took place as the two countries held their first two plus two dialogue, involving[Read More…]
It is astonishing and equally a proud moment for India to see two of its women representing the country at the international platform while the hailing US comes with two men in front. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held the first high-level two-plus-two talks with[Read More…]
Amid uncertainties regarding US President Donald Trump’s trade and visa policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he shares Trump’s vision of prosperity for India and the US. “I share with him the vision of prosperity of our peoples through a strong India-US partnership, based on important convergences, inter alia,[Read More…]
New Delhi: There has been no change in the status quo at the site of the military face-off with China in Doklam and the issue was resolved with diplomatic maturity, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday. Replying to queries of Trinamool Congress member Sugata Bose in the Lok Sabha,[Read More…]
The dust of sensitive mass lynching incident is yet to settle and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi made news of gifting cows to the villagers in Rwanda. India wondered what made him gift this unusual present to the beef-eating nation Rwanda. PM Modi too expected Indians to be pleasantly surprised[Read More…]
New Delhi: In a major scare, an Indian Air Force plane carrying External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lost contact with air traffic control for almost 14 minutes on Sunday. Sushma Swaraj, who was travelling to Mauritius for the BRICS summit, departed from Thiruvananthapuram at 2.08 pm. While the aircraft changed[Read More…]
New Delhi: Thirty-nine Indians kidnapped by the Islamic State in Iraq’s Mosul in 2014 are dead, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday. The minister told the Rajya Sabha that their bodies were spotted using deep penetration radar. The bodies were exhumed from mass graves and their identities confirmed by[Read More…]