Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicArindam Bagchi

Topic: Arindam Bagchi

We keep eye on developments having bearing on national security: India

New Delhi: India on Thursday said it keeps an eye on all developments having bearing on national security in the backdrop of reports of...

India will continue to stand by people of Sri Lanka, says MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi

The comments by the Ministry of External Affairs came a day after the Sri Lankan Parliament elected Ranil Wickremesinghe as the country’s president.

Dalai Lama to visit Ladakh on 15 July, calls for Tibet’s autonomy from China

China had disapproved of PM Modi's birthday wishes to the Tibetan leader on 6 July; 'he is our honoured guest with a large following', India had responded.

Have spoken with Australian govt on reports of Sikh armies at pro-Khalistan event, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi's comment comes amid reports that an Australian Army Sikh delegation was spotted at a pro-Khalistan event in New South Wales.

PM’s b’day wish to Dalai Lama should be seen in overall context, MEA on China criticism

The comments by External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi came following questions asked about China's reaction to Modi's phone conversation with the Dalai Lama on his 87th birthday.

Monitoring situation, talks on: MEA on reports of second Chinese bridge at Pangong Tso lake

MEA spokesperson Bagchi also said India always felt that the area that is referred to in the reports is under the occupation of the Chinese side for decades.

Karachi blast underlines need to take ‘undifferentiated position against terrorism’, says India

Four people including three Chinese nationals were killed, Tuesday near Confucius Institute -- a Chinese language teaching centre in Karachi University.

Our defence is strong, says India on reports that Chinese hackers targeted Ladakh power grid

Power Minister R.K. Singh said protocols were put in place as far back in 2018 following previous attacks on the power-supply system.

About 18,000 Indian nationals have left Ukraine since first advisory, says government

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said Indian side is in touch with both Ukrainian and Russian authorities to examine how remaining Indians can be evacuated from Kharkiv and Sumy.

No Indian student is hostage in Ukraine, foreign ministry rubbishes claims

Russia had said Wednesday that Ukrainian security forces were using students as ‘human shields’; Ukraine has also refuted this allegation.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.