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File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar | Photo: ANI

World must realise India’s contribution to WWII, rectify the past: Jaishankar at RIC meet

Jaishankar hints at China in virtual Russia-India-China meeting, Russian foreign minister says the two neighbours ‘don’t need help’ to resolve issues.
All-party virtual meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss India-China border situation, in New Delhi on Friday | ANI

No one entered Indian territory, no border posts were occupied: PM at all-party meet on China

Although opposition parties largely supported the government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi raised several questions, saying they’re ‘still in dark about the crisis.'
File image of Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi | Photo: ANI

India, China agree to implement 6 June ‘disengagement understanding’ to ensure peace at LAC

India & China’s foreign ministers agree not to take any step leading to an escalation. But India says Galwan clash will have 'serious impact' on ties.
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.

Tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput and PM Oli’s cartography lessons

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
File photo of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

India focused on mitigating negative economic impact of Covid on talent abroad: Jaishankar

Addressing a conference of Protectors of Emigrants, the external affairs minister said MEA is facilitating data flows to develop a database for skilled workers.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

India set to be UNSC non-permanent member, says will bring ‘Five S’ approach to world

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar released India's priorities for the two-year UNSC term that begins from January 2021.
File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Modi, Jaishankar know Beijing better than most, & that could help defuse tension with China

While PM Modi has made more visits to China than any other Indian politician, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar was India’s ambassador to Beijing.
File photo of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to take part in SCO video conference on Covid-19

The extraordinary meeting of the foreign ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will take place on 13 May, while the regular meet is slated for June in Moscow.
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar commenced preparations for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ to bring back Indians stuck abroad, in New Delhi on 5 May 2020

15,000 Indians stranded abroad to be brought back on ‘compelling grounds’

A total of 64 flights will be operated from 12 countries. Passengers would be charged Rs 50,000 each for London-Delhi flight & Rs 1 lakh from the US.

On Camera

20 days since soldiers’ death in Galwan, ‘patriot’ Ajay Devgn decides it’s movie material

India’s stand against Chinese aggression is at best foggy, with military talks still underway. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn couldn't wait lest Akshay Kumar claimed the subject.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.