Arindam Bagchi

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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.

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 07:19 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sikh Family, Indian origin, MEA, arindam bagchi, murder, California

India-Ukraine Flights

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Indian Govt Lifts Curbs On Flights Between India- Ukraine Amid War Tensions

The Ministry of Civil Aviation(MoCA) lifted restrictions on flights and seats between India and Ukraine under the Air Bubble arrangement amid Ukraine's crisis with Russia. In addition, this decision was taken to facilitate the easy evacuation of students and professionals from Ukraine. Moreover, Indian airlines announced to mount flights due to an increase in demand. Currently, the MoCA is facilitating in coordination with the Ministry of… read-more

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - 01:27 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Travel, India, rescue mission, India-Ukraine flights, MEA

Courtesy: One India

S Jai Shankar

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Union MEA S Jaishankar Attends 4th QUAD Meeting In Australia

Union Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar participated in the fourth QUAD's Foreign Ministers meeting. Scheduled on February 11, the meeting is being held at Melbourne, Australia, to discuss various issues like international laws, health securities, vaccine and other issues. Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said QUAD is committed to conduct transparent political cooperation for COVID-19 recovery. Notably, Jaishankar is on a six-… read-more

Fri, 11 Feb 2022 - 03:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MEA, S Jaishankar, Quad Meeting, Union government, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Arindam Bagchi

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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

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 04:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hyundai, Korean company, Indian government, MEA, arindam bagchi

Courtesy: The Times Of India

India and Pakistan

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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. 

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: MEA, India, Pakistan, arindam bagchi, 1974 Protocol

Courtesy: The Times of India

Covishield and Covaxin vaccine.

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15 More Countries Announces Recongnition For India's COVID Vaccine

The Ministry of External Affairs Speaker Arindam Bagchi said fifteen more countries have recognised India's Covid-19 vaccination certificate in a tweet on November 26. The new countries include Bangladesh, Australia, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Hungry, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Palestine, Philippines, San Marino, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, and Ukraine. With this, India has now got… read-more

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 08:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covid-19 certificate, International, Vaccination, Indian government, MEA

Courtesy: The Siasat Daily

PM Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Putin Set To Arrive In India To Attend India-Russia Annual Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to arrive in India on December 6 to attend the 21st annual summit between both countries, said Arindam Bagchi, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on November 26. During the summit, Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will exchange their views to improve bilateral ties. Reportedly, the summit was postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 08:10 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Russia, India, Summit, MEA, Annual Summit

BRICS Summit 2021

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BRICS To Celebrate 15th Anniversary Virtually; India To Chair On Sept 9

The MEA confirmed that PM Modi will chair the BRICS Summit on September 9 through video conferencing. The theme for the 15th anniversary of the association is "[email protected]: Intra BRICS cooperation for continuity, consolidation, & consensus". India, be the chair has drafted four priority areas for discussion that includes, counter-terrorism, multilateral system, achieving SDGs, and enhance people exchanges. BRICS was formed in 2006, with… read-more

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 - 01:53 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: BRICS Summit 2021, PM Narendra Modi, Ajit Doval, Virtual Summit, MEA, India

Courtesy: ANI


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SAARC Secretary-General Weerakoon Visits India, Talks On Regional Cooperation

On his week-long visit to India, SAARC General Secretary Isala Ruwan Weerakoon will meet the senior Indian officials. He will discuss methods to strengthen regional cooperation with India and also the COVID pandemic situation. As per reports, he is likely to meet Minister of State for External Affairs Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, and MEA Secretary Riva Ganguly Das within his scheduled time period.

Mon, 09 Aug 2021 - 12:47 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: SAARC General Secretary, India visit, MEA, Covid-19

Courtesy: UNI

Member countries of the OIC

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India Slams OIC Over Remarks On Jammu And Kashmir

Following the Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) remarks on the status of J&K calling the government's steps "unilateral", India strongly rejected the statement and asked not to comment on the country's internal affair. The statement was recorded on the second anniversary of the scraping of article 370. "We categorically reject yet another unacceptable reference to J&K issued by the general secretariat of OIC," EAM… read-more

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 - 01:04 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Article 370, MEA

Courtesy: Hindustan Times