Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicJaishankar

Topic: Jaishankar

‘Look beyond Ukraine, world threw Afghanistan under the bus’: Jaishankar reminds Europe

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was questioned over India’s position on the Russia-Ukraine conflict and its close ties with Moscow by European counterparts at Raisina Dialogue.

India too has views on human rights situation in US, says Jaishankar

External affairs minister said that while the issue wasn’t discussed at his meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, India is entitled to ‘views about their (US) views’.

Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to ban funding of weapons of mass destruction

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar introduced the bill Tuesday, amid din by opposition members over the repeated fuel price hikes.

After Maldives, Jaishankar in Sri Lanka to secure Indian Ocean neighbourhood, counter China

The back-to-back visits by EAM S. Jaishankar is expected to strengthen India’s maritime security domain under the ‘SAGAR’ doctrine, in view of growing Chinese influence.

Jaishankar meets Irish counterpart Simon Coveney at Munich Security Conference

External Affairs Minister also held a series of meeting with leaders from Europe, Asia, and other parts of the world during his visit to Germany.

Jaishankar meets German counterpart, holds talks on bilateral and global issues

Jaishankar arrived in Germany Friday to take part in the Munich Security Conference (MSC). MSC is expected to deliberate on escalating tension between NATO countries and Russia over Ukraine.

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar to leave Friday for six-day visit to Germany, France

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi says minister will participate in security conference in Germany, hold bilateral talks with his French counterpart & attend EU ministerial meeting.

Jaishankar to hold talks with Sri Lankan counterpart on his India visit from 6 Feb

GL Peiris is on a visit to India from 6 to 8 February. The two foreign ministers are expected to delve into ways to further expand bilateral cooperation in trade and investment.

Jaishankar tests positive for Covid, urges close contacts to take ‘suitable precautions’

External Affairs Minister tweeted about his health after taking part in a virtual event with French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian earlier in the day.

‘Urgently respond’: Jaishankar to envoys in US, Canada after 4 Indians die while crossing border

A family of 4 Indian nationals, including an infant, died from exposure to cold weather along the US-Canada border in an apparent human smuggling operation.

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Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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