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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Denmark' Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen during their meeting at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi Saturday| PTI

PM Modi, Danish counterpart Frederiksen hold bilateral talks at Hyderabad house in New Delhi

The Danish PM arrived in New Delhi early Saturday. EAM Jaishankar said that Frederiksen's ongoing India visit will advance the Green Strategic Partnership between the two countries.

Jaishankar to discuss bilateral, trade & investment cooperation during 3-day visit to Mexico

Jaishankar was received by Minister of Finance and Public Credit Rogelio Ram rez de la O with whom he discussed Mexico's response to Covid crisis.
Jaishankar with new Nepali counterpart, Dr. Narayan Khadka in New York on 26 September 2021 | Twitter /@DrSJaishankar

Jaishankar agrees to take India-Nepal alliance forward in meeting with Nepalese counterpart

This was the first meeting between the two ministers. On 22 September, Nepal PM had appointed Narayan Khadka as foreign minister to lead the country's delegation to the ongoing UNGA.

What is the Cyprus-Turkey issue Jaishankar referred to after Erdogan’s Kashmir remark at UNGA

President Erdogan at UNGA says Turkey in favour of Kashmir issue being resolved. Hours later, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar tweets saying UNSC resolutions on Cyprus must be respected.
India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar (right) meets his United Kingdom counterpart Elizabeth Truss in New York | Photo: ANI via @DrSJaishankar/Twitter

UK has issue with India’s CoWin certification, not vaccine. Travel restrictions to remain

Travelling from India to UK is not going to get easier from 4 Oct, despite most Indians receiving Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. Jaishankar meets counterpart, asks for resolution.
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar during a two-day visit to the Maldives in February 2021 | File photo: ANI

27 countries in 21 months: Covid hasn’t stopped Jaishankar from crisscrossing the world

From January to March 2020, Jaishankar made 4 trips abroad. But since Covid lockdown was lifted in August, he has made dozens of trips for bilateral and multilateral business.

Jaishankar discusses Afghanistan, India-Saudi ties in meeting with counterpart Al Saud

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud is on a three-day visit to India. It is the first ministerial visit from the gulf country to India since Covid outbreak.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets Iranian counterpart in Dushanbe on 17 September 2021 | Twitter/@DrSJaishankar

Jaishankar meets counterparts from Iran, Armenia & Uzbekistan over Afghanistan situation

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar, who is in Dushanbe to attend a key meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation also exchanged views on confronting regional challenges.
S Jaishankar - Wang Yi

India says doesn’t believe in ‘clash of civilisations’ but China must end Ladakh conflict

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar told his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi that India-China ties will remain at a 'low ebb' until their military confrontation in Ladakh is resolved.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar | File photo: ANI

India will stand by Afghans as it is passing through ‘critical’ phase, says Jaishankar

Speaking at a high-level UN meeting on Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar also said that the international community must come forward to help the country.

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The real story is Gandhi, Savarkar were on same page on Hindi, Hindu, Hindustan — and caste

Rajnath Singh's attempt to Gandhi-wash Savarkar has carved his mercy petitions in stone. The debate between politicians and historians is now in the town square.
A pump attendant fills petrol in a bike at a fuel station in New Delhi | Representational image|PTI

Petrol, diesel prices rally to highest ever levels as rates hiked again by 35 paise/litre

Since the ending of the three-week-long hiatus in rate revision last month, this is the 14th increase in petrol price and the 17th time that diesel rates have gone up.


A BSF Jawan stands guard at border | Representational image | ANI

Move to increase BSF jurisdiction is to ‘curb crime’, Opposition cries ‘attack on federalism’

Home ministry has amended a 2014 notification extending BSF jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km along Punjab, West Bengal and Assam border.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Lakhimpur Kheri to Kashmir via Punjab is the road India cannot risk taking

Key to handling troubles in Kashmir is Punjab at peace. 30 years back, familiar & evil outside forces were given an opening to set fire to both. India can’t let this happen again.