As EAM Jaishankar pads up for a second term with a new team, foreign policy challenges remain the same

As EAM Jaishankar pads up for a second term with a new team, foreign policy challenges remain the same

BJP MP S Jaishankar takes charge as the External Affairs Minister, in New Delhi, on June 11, 2024. | Photo Credit: PTI External Affairs Minister for a second term, S. Jaishankar hit the floor running on June 10, sending out a message of continuity and “business as usual” for Indian foreign policy in the new … Read more

Jaishankar meets top Singapore Ministers to further deepen bilateral ties

Jaishankar meets top Singapore Ministers to further deepen bilateral ties

EAM S. Jaishankar with his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan on March 25, 2024. Photo: X/@DrSJaishankar External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar on March 25 met with his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan and two other senior Ministers and discussed ways to further enhance bilateral ties, and the situation in the Indo-Pacific and West Asia regions. Mr. Jaishankar … Read more

Jaishankar optimistic about Starmer’s commitment to U.K.-India ties

Jaishankar optimistic about Starmer’s commitment to U.K.-India ties

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar with U.K.’s Leader of Opposition Keir Starmer during a meeting. | Photo Credit: PTI External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar met with Labour Party leader Keir Starmer on Wednesday, during his visit to London, and expressed optimism that the India-U.K. relationship would be furthered by Labour should the party be in … Read more

EAM Jaishankar arrives in London on five-day U.K. visit

EAM Jaishankar arrives in London on five-day U.K. visit

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar. File. | Photo Credit: ANI External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has arrived in London at the start of a five-day visit to the U.K. with an aim to review various aspects of bilateral ties and give “new impetus to the friendly ties”. “Wishing everyone a very happy and prosperous Diwali. … Read more

EAM Jaishankar meets counterparts from ASEAN grouping in Indonesia

EAM Jaishankar meets counterparts from ASEAN grouping in Indonesia

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar during a meeting of the ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers in Jakarta, Indonesia, on July 13, 2023. Photo: Twitter/@DrSJaishankar External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday (July 13) held productive discussions with his counterparts from the Association of Southeast Asian (ASEAN) nations and reviewed the progress in cooperation in areas like fintech, … Read more

EAM Jaishankar discusses Indo-Pacific, Ukraine war with his 8 counterparts in Sweden

EAM Jaishankar discusses Indo-Pacific, Ukraine war with his 8 counterparts in Sweden

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar. File | Photo Credit: PTI External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has discussed a range of issues, including the Indo-Pacific and the Ukraine war, during his meetings in Stockholm with his counterparts from France, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania. Mr. Jaishankar is on a three-day visit to Sweden … Read more

Border situation is ‘stable’, China’s Foreign Minister tells EAM Jaishankar

Border situation is ‘stable’, China’s Foreign Minister tells EAM Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar during a bilateral meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers’ meeting, in Goa, India on Thursday, May 4, 2023. | Photo Credit: ANI The situation along the India-China border is “generally stable” and both sides should “draw lessons from history”, … Read more

Morning Digest | New 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey’s Hatay province; EPFO issues guidelines to opt for higher pension, and more 

Morning Digest | New 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey’s Hatay province;  EPFO issues guidelines to opt for higher pension, and more 

A view of people on a road after an earthquake in Antakya in Hatay province, Turkey, February 20, 2023. | Photo Credit: REUTERS New 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey’s Hatay province A 6.4-magnitude earthquake was recorded on February 20, 2023, in Turkey’s southern province of Hatay, the hardest hit by a February 6 tremor which … Read more

India’s G20 Presidency ‘very big deal’: EAM Jaishankar to critics

India’s G20 Presidency ‘very big deal’: EAM Jaishankar to critics

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar with his Austrian counterpart Alexander Schallenberg in Vienna on January 1, 2023 | Photo Credit: Special arrangement Terming India’s G20 Presidency a “very big deal”, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has said the country has taken up the responsibility to host the meetings of the powerful grouping at a time … Read more