MEA Expresses Shock Over Indian-Origin Sikh Family Murder In California
Days after four members of an Indian-origin Sikh family were found dead in California, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs described it as "shocking". On October 7, the Union Ministry said its mission in San Francisco is following up on the matter with local authorities. "Local police authorities are actively probing the matter. Our mission in San Francisco is following up on it," said MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.
Tags: Sikh Family, Indian origin, MEA, arindam bagchi, murder, California
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Maldives Foreign Minister Arrives In India, To Meet VP, Govt Officials
The Maldivian Foreign Minister and President of UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, arrived in India, on August 28."A warm welcome to @UN_PGA and Maldives Foreign Minister @abdulla_shahid on his arrival in New Delhi," tweeted External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi. Shahid is set to meet Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra and hold bilateral talks. Notably, The Maldives is one of India's key… read-more
Tags: The Maldives, foreign Minister, Indian Govt, arindam bagchi, Bilateral Talks
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
18,000 Indians Leave Ukraine Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict, Confirms MEA
The Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced that approximately 18,000 Indians left Ukraine, as of March 3. Under "Operation Ganga", a total of 34 flights rescued 6,400 stranded Indians. MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, in the next 24 hours, 18 aircrafts including C-17 IAF, commercial flights (SpiceJet, IndiGo) will be operational to rescue more Indians. Furthermore, Indian Government is constantly monitoring the situation in… read-more
Tags: Ukraine-Russia crisis, operation ganga, Indian government, arindam bagchi, INDIANS
Medical Student Shot Dead In Ukraine: Indian Govt
Twenty-year-old Indian student was killed in Ukraine, on March 1. MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted, "With profound sorrow we confirm that an Indian student lost his life in shelling in Kharkiv this morning. The Ministry is in touch with his family. We convey our deepest condolences to the family". Student identified as Naveen Shekharappa, hailed from Karnataka and was a fourth year student at Kharkiv National Medical University.
Tags: Ukraine Russia Crisis, medical student, Kharkiv, Union government, arindam bagchi
Courtesy: The Indian Express
No Plans To Evacuate Indians, Safety Is Priority, Says MEA: Russia-Ukraine Issue
The Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA,) on February 17, confirmed to have no plans of evacuation of people from Ukraine and no special flights have been arranged. MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi further said, they are in constant touch with Indian Embassy in Ukraine and monitoring the ground situation amid tensions Russia-Ukraine border issue. "Our focus is on and remains on Indian citizens, Indian Nationals and Indian Students," said… read-more
Tags: Ukraine, Russia, arindam bagchi, Ukraine-Russia, Ministry of External Affairs
Courtesy: One India
Indian Govt Summons Korean Ambassador Over Hyundai Pakistan Row
The Indian Government expressed displeasure over recent post of Hyundai Pakistan, over Jammu & Kashmir territory tweet. Recently, on the Kashmir Solidarity day, the Korean envoy company Pakistan partner posted something, commemorating sacrifice of Kashmiris. Netizens outraged and called for boycott of Hyundai. Later, Arindam Bagchi, the MEA Spokesperson said, a summon has been issued to the Republic Korean Ambassador for discussion.… read-more
Tags: Hyundai, Korean company, Indian government, MEA, arindam bagchi
Courtesy: The Times Of India
Indian Envoy To Boycott Opening & Closing Ceremony Of Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Arindam Bagchi, spokesperson of the MEA, on February 3, confirmed not to attend opening and closing ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022. Disappointed with the torchbearer post, given to honour official commander involved in 2020 Galwan Valley clash, the Indian envoy decided to boycott the event. Taking a dig at the Chinese Government, Bagchi said, "Regrettable that China has chosen to politicise Olympics".
Tags: Ministry of External Affairs, arindam bagchi, Union government, chinese government, Beijing Winter Olympics
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
India Agrees To Discuss Expanding Of Pilgrimage Sites With Pakistan: MEA
India is ready for discussions with Pakistan on expanding the number of religious sites and modes of travel that can be visited by pilgrims on both sides. Under the 1974 protocol, the expansion of the pilgrimage sites will be discussed and India has a positive approach towards this issue, said MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi. Reportedly, Pakistan Hindu Council has proposed to fly 160 Pakistani Hindu pilgrims from Karachi to Jaipur.
Tags: MEA, India, Pakistan, arindam bagchi, 1974 Protocol
Courtesy: The Times of India