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  • Sushma Swaraj asks Indian mission to grant medical visa to Pakistani boy

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has directed the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to issue a visa to a Pakistani child for medical treatment in India

    Oct 19, 2017, 09:59 IST

  • Sushma Swaraj: BJP not anti-women

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday slammed the opposition for terming the BJP an "anti-women party" and said there are six women Cabinet Ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government

    Oct 14, 2017, 17:55 IST

  • 2 Pakistani nationals to be given visa for medical treatment: Sushma Swaraj

    Continuing her humanitarian gesture, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced that two Pakistani nationals will be given visa for undergoing liver transplant surgeries in India

    Oct 14, 2017, 16:08 IST

  • Sushma Swaraj: Death for 15 Indians reduced to life term in Kuwait

    Death sentence of 15 Indians lodged in Kuwaiti jails, have been commuted to life imprisonment by the Emir of Kuwait, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said

    Oct 01, 2017, 13:04 IST

  • Father Tom Uzhunnalil meets PM Modi, EAM Swaraj

    Indian origin Vatican priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was rescued from Yemen, over a year after he was abducted by ISIS, arrived Delhi on Thursday morning. Soon after arriving at the national capital, Father met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. He is also expected to meet President Ramnath Kovind later in the day. Father Tom was kidnapped on March 4, 2016 by ISIS in Yemen, when they attacked a retirement home in Aden run by the Missionaries of Charity, killing sixteen people, including four nuns

    Sep 28, 2017, 21:43 IST

  • Sushma Swaraj should speak positive things about Rohingya refugees: Congress

    The Congress on Tuesday declined to comment on BJP MP Varun Gandhi's statement on Rohingya Muslims but sought that not all of them be "treated as terrorists" and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj should speak positive things about them

    Sep 27, 2017, 13:13 IST

  • 'We set up IITs, IIMs, Pakistan made Lashkar, Jaish', says Sushma Swaraj

    At UNGA, Sushma Swaraj says India set up IIT, IIM & AIIMS, while Pak made LeT, JeM terrorist camps

    Sep 24, 2017, 11:56 IST

  • Sushma Swaraj comes down heavily on Pakistan for terrorism

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has underscored the need to combat terrorism in her multilateral meetings and sent a "very strong" signal to Pakistan to stop using it as an instrument of state policy, her spokesperson has said

    Sep 22, 2017, 13:12 IST

  • Terrorism can't be justified, says Sushma Swaraj at SCO meet

    External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that there can't be a justification for any act of terrorism

    Sep 22, 2017, 11:23 IST

  • 'Charismatic' Sushma Swaraj Ivanka Trump talk empowerment

    US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump today met External Affairs Minister Sus­hma Swaraj on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session

    Sep 19, 2017, 19:44 IST

  • Ivanka Trump meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses women entrepreneurship

    US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump today met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly session here

    Sep 19, 2017, 08:50 IST

  • Family rejoices release of Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen

    Family of an Indian priest, who was abducted by unidentified gunmen in Yemen in March last year, expressed their joy after hearing the reports of his release. Father Tom’s cousin said that they were elated to know he was alive and safe and thanked the authorities for their efforts in rescuing the Catholic priest. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took to twitter to share the news of the priest’s release. “I am happy to inform that Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been rescued.” Father Tom was abducted when four unidentified gunmen attacked a care home in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden, killing four Indian nuns, two Yemeni female staff members, eight elderly residents and a guard

    Sep 13, 2017, 20:50 IST

  • Abducted Vatican priest from Kerala released

    Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Vatican priest hailing from India, who was abducted last year in Yemen, has been rescued

    Sep 13, 2017, 16:14 IST

  • Hurricane Irma: St Kitts Indian community reaches out to stranded Indians at St Maarten

    With no help from Indian govt, neighbouring St Kitts pools in R32.93 lakh to rescue Indians at Irma-ravaged St Maarten

    Sep 11, 2017, 15:10 IST

  • India-Russia friendship rock solid: Swaraj Swaraj

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday told her Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, that the "rock solid" friendship between the two countries cannot be weakened by anyone

    Sep 06, 2017, 21:19 IST

  • Tabu to play Sushma Swaraj in biopic on woman rescued from Pakistan?

    Director Dhiraj Kumar has approached Tabu to play Sushma Swaraj in biopic on Uzma Ahmed, the Indian woman rescued from Pakistan, while Parineeti Chopra is the frontrunner for the lead

    Aug 24, 2017, 10:37 IST

  • Inhumane! 16-year-old girl married off to 75-year-old man from Oman

    A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Hyderabad was reportedly married off to a 75-year-old Sheikh from Oman three months ago for a sum of Rs. 5 lakh. The photos of the wedding were handed over to the police by the girl's parents. Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help in bringing back the girl to India.

    Aug 18, 2017, 21:07 IST

  • No report of Indian casualty in Barcelona terror attack, confirms Sushma Swaraj

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday, that there have been no reports of any Indian casualty in the Spain terror attack which took place in Barcelona, where at least 13 people were killed and over 50 were injured. The attacked took place after a van plowed into the crowd in Barcelona. “I am in constant touch with Indian Embassy in Spain @IndiainSpain. As of now, there is no report of an Indian casualty.” Swaraj tweeted. The terrorist organisation Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack and one person has been arrested in this regards

    Aug 18, 2017, 19:28 IST

  • Sushma Swaraj: No report of Indian casualty in Barcelona terror attack

    There is no report of any Indian casualty in the Barcelona terror attack, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said who is in constant touch with Indian embassy in Spain

    Aug 18, 2017, 08:21 IST

  • Indian woman faces sexual harassment in Riyadh, sister seeks Sushma Swaraj's help

    The family of a woman, hailing from Hyderabad, who allegedly faced mental and sexual harassment from her employer in Saudi Arabia's Riyadh, has sought the help of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

    Aug 17, 2017, 10:22 IST

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