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UK still considering India’s extradition request for Nirav Modi, says MEA

The external affairs ministry said the government was taking all necessary steps to bring back diamond merchant Nirav Modi to face investigations into the PNB loan fraud case.
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India’s strike on JeM camp in Pakistan achieved its desired objective, says Modi govt

The external affairs ministry said it was unfortunate that Pakistan still continues to deny JeM's own claim of carrying out the Pulwama attack.
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India calls Imran Khan’s Pulwama address lame, taunts him on ‘Naya Pakistan’

The Ministry of External Affairs issued a statement Tuesday in which it tore apart Pakistan PM Imran Khan's televised address on the Pulwama attack.
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These are the options India is considering to hit back at Pakistan after Pulwama attack

India has already summoned Pakistan envoy and is looking at recalling its High Commissioner to Islamabad besides stalling Kartarpur Corridor talks.
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India issues demarche to US over arrest of Indian students, seeks consular access

This is the first time India has issued a demarche to US since the row over diplomat Devyani Khobragade in 2013.
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Passport Seva Kendras to open in all 543 Lok Sabha constituencies by March 2019: VK Singh

The government is trying to ensure that Indian citizens do not face any difficulty in obtaining their passports whether in India or abroad
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India’s reality will meet Russia’s nostalgia when Modi gifts Putin 3 MiG-21s

Russia, which buried the MiG-21 in 1985, has asked for 3 aircraft for demonstrations of vintage flying. India, which still uses it, has agreed to the gift.

MEA goofs up, president, VP out of the country at the same time

In an unprecedented situation, President Kovind only returning from tour today while VP Naidu in Chicago for RSS event.

Censorship of Mission Impossible for J&K map: Hyper nationalism or a genuine diplomatic concern?

The information and broadcasting ministry has raised objections to wrongful depiction of J&K’s boundaries in a map shown in Tom Cruise-starrer Mission: Impossible – Fallout. The ministry said the cuts in the Indian version of the movie don’t apply to its global version, and has asked the MEA to intervene. ThePrint asks – Censorship of Mission Impossible for J&K map: Hyper nationalism or a genuine diplomatic concern? Global censorship of the movie cannot be enforced K.C. Singh Former diplomat When it comes to the map of Kashmir, India has always been sensitive. Customs has held up magazines for decades wherein they believed the portrayal was wrong. We’ve gone and put black strips on such “misrepresented” maps. When it comes to Kashmir, we are sensitive about what we perceive as cartographic aggression. I did watch the movie, and there are references to Kashmir. However, I don’t even remember seeing the map. Perhaps, I missed it. Many...
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MEA employees lose Rs 92 lakh of provident fund money to online fraud, CBI begins probe

The fraud came to light after an internal review by accounts officials found that software to be hacked by unidentified persons.

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Priyanka Vadra, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Robert Vadra

Not Gandhi dynasty, but a Narasimha Rao-like figure can save the Congress now

The Congress needs someone who can re-build its image and appeal as a credible opposition without totally sidelining the Gandhi family.
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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.

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RAW & IB chiefs, cabinet & defence secretaries — the key appointments awaiting new govt

The new govt will also appoint the IAF chief after incumbent Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa retires in September. 
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?