Pakistan condemns Jaishankar’s statement on PoK

Pakistan on Tuesday called on the international community to take “serious cognizance” of India’s aggressive posturing about taking physical jurisdiction’ of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, saying such “irresponsible and belligerent” statements from New Delhi have the potential to further escalate tensions and seriously jeopardise peace and security in the region. Continue Reading

EA minister Jaishankar to attend Gandhi event in US

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Speaker of US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi would attend an 2 October reception to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the 90th birth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Continue Reading

Rescue Chennai sailor from Iran: TN CM to Centre

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today wrote a letter to Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar seeking him into intervene and secure the immediate release of Adithyaa Vasudevan, a sailor from Chennai who is detained by the Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Continue Reading

US President claim on Kashmir rocks Rajya Sabha

Amid a massive controversy over US President Donald Trump’s claim on Kashmir mediation, India today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi never made any such request to the US leader and reiterated that Kashmir is a
bilateral issue. Continue Reading

Secure release of Indians onboard seized tanker in Iran: Kerala CM to Centre

On Friday, the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero was seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard on Strait of Hormuz, and 18 Indian nationals are among the 23 crew members. According to a media report, Iran had seized the tanker allegedly due to a collision with an Iranian fishing boat. Continue Reading

India rejects Pakistan report claiming ready for talks

India today rejected a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar made no such reference in their response to congratulatory messages from their counterparts in that country. Continue Reading

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra commences

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today announced the commencement of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, while asserting that the pilgrimage is an ‘important step’ towards promoting people-to-people exchanges, and strengthening friendship and understanding between India and China. Continue Reading