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Chinese president Xi Jinping | Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

After Galwan deaths, China tells India not to ‘complicate situation by crossing border’

India hasn’t responded to China’s statement even as the external affairs minister, defence minister, CDS Rawat and three service chiefs held an emergency meet.
Indian nationals evacuated from Iran undergo a disinfectant process before being quarantined in Indian Army Wellness Facility Centre at Jaisalmer Military Station

276 Indians infected with coronavirus abroad, 255 among them in Iran: MEA

The External Affairs Ministry reported that there are 12 cases in UAE, five in Italy, and one each in Hong Kong, Kuwait, Rwanda and Sri Lanka.
A medic looks on at a patient who has shown positive symptoms for coronavirus at an isolation ward in Hyderabad on 10 March

MEA appoints COVID Coordinator to streamline global efforts on coronavirus

MEA has appointed Dammu Ravi as an additional secretary to coordinate measures taken by the ministry regarding coronavirus and handle it at a global level.
Emirati princess Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum

Govt keeps mum after UK judge talks of ‘capture’ of Dubai princess by Indian commandos

Indian officials say London court ruling came in a 'family dispute' that does not involve international governments, defence ministry has 'no information'.
A screengrab of the viral video on Twitter in which the Punjabi women were seen asking for help

Video of Punjab women duped and stuck in Muscat goes viral, Amarinder asks for MEA help

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has told state police to nab the fraud travel agents, and requested External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar to help bring the women back.
Milli Muslim League leader, Hafiz Saeed giving a speec

Pakistan trying to hoodwink with cosmetic steps against terror groups: Foreign ministry

The response from ministry of external affairs came after Pakistan claimed it had booked Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed and 12 of his close associates.
MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar | YouTube

India doesn’t negotiate over national security, objective was blacklisting Masood Azhar: MEA

The external affairs ministry said Pakistan's claims of agreeing to JeM chief Masood Azhar's listing based on certain conditions was to divert attention from its setback.
Ministry of External affairs

New Delhi finally gets Indo-Pacific wing but smaller regional powers are busy forum shopping

Indian foreign policy is far from being realist and has failed to devise methods to secure strategic alliances with smaller regional powers.
Nirav Modi

CBI submits request to extradite Nirav Modi after UK confirms his presence there

The CBI has submitted its request through required channels in India and has asked UK officials to detain Modi. 
Ministry of External affairs

India, China discuss maritime security, cooperation

Presence of Chinese navy in the Indian Ocean has aroused concerns in India, especially after China's acquisition of the Hambantota port. 

On Camera

File photo | An employee inspects a godown of Food Corporation of India (FCI) where rice bags are being stored during a nationwide lockdown, in Srinagar | PTI

FCI has highest rice, wheat stock since 2005. Modi govt continuing legacy of bad economics

It is clear from the rising stock of rice and wheat that the government has been buying more from farmers than what it requires during a pandemic.
Representational image | Picpedia

Modi govt drops plan to merge 3 state-owned general insurance companies

Decision to merge the 3 companies — National Insurance Co Ltd, United India Insurance Co Ltd, and Oriental Insurance Co Ltd — ahead of their proposed listing was announced in 2018 budget.

Defence

A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

There’s ‘thinning down’ of Chinese troops at Finger 4 at Pangong lake, but no pullback yet

India-China disengagement at Pangong lake will be a focus area in the next round of military talks at the corps commander level. 
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.