Release fishermen from Lanka before Pongal: Stalin to Centre

Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has urged External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar urging him to prevail upon the Sri Lankan government to release 56 fishermen from the State who were languishing in Sri Lankan prisons since 19 and 20 December. Continue Reading

Stalin dials up Jaishankar, urges steps to release TN fishermen from Lankan jail

As many as 55 Tamilnadu fishermen were arrested and eight boats seized by Sri Lankan Naval personnel on Sunday following which Chief Minister M K Stalin took up the matter with the Union government to secure their release and all the boats captured so far by the island nation. Continue Reading

Stalin urges Centre to release fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has urged External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to take steps for the release of two Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on 18 October. Continue Reading

India raises quarantine issue with UK

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar urged for an early resolution of the COVID-19 quarantine issue and discussed the situation in Afghanistan and the developments in the Indo-Pacific during his meeting with the newly appointed British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss. Continue Reading

US, China clash over South China Sea at UNSC meeting

The US and China on Monday clashed during a high-level meeting on maritime security chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with Washington asserting it has seen ‘provocative actions’ to advance unlawful maritime claims in the South China Sea by Beijing which retorted that America is not qualified to make ‘irresponsible remarks’ on the issue. Continue Reading

Jaishankar holds meet with India’s envoys to Gulf nations

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held a meeting with India’s envoys to the Gulf nations to discuss a host of issues, including encouraging speedy resumption of flights to this region and facilitating reuniting families separated by Covid disruption. Continue Reading

Jaishankar, India team in isolation in London

In London to attend a G7 foreign Ministers’ meeting, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and three members of his delegation went into isolation after had been exposed to ‘possible Covid-19 positive cases’. Continue Reading