Sushma Swaraj, former foreign minister, dies at 67

Former external affairs minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj passed away due to a cardiac arrest, on Tuesday night. She was 67. Read More
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Sri Lanka blasts: 5 Indians including 4 JD(S) workers killed

A day after the deadly Easter blasts in the capital Colombo that killed nearly 300 people and injured hundreds more, the ministry of external affairs confirmed that the number of Indians killed in the Sri Lanka serial bombings rose to five. Read More
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‘Truth under compulsions’: Pak spins Sushma’s Balakot remark

The Pakistan army spun the fresh statement given by the external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj, claiming that “no Pakistani civilian or soldier” was killed in the Balakot air strike, and used the statement to “propagate” their version of the attack. Read More
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OIC slams India on J&K ‘atrocities’, New Delhi says ‘internal matter’

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation adopted a resolution which condemned “atrocities and human rights violations” in Jammu & Kashmir a day after external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj attended the OIC foreign ministers’ summit in Abhu Dhabi. Read More
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After inviting India, OIC slams New Delhi for air strikes in Pakistan

Three days after the UAE invited India to the OIC foreign ministers’ meeting as “guest of honour”, the Islamic countries’ body has condemned India for carrying out air strikes against the Jaish-e-Muhammed terror group inside Pakistan’s territory. Read More
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UAE invites India to OIC meet after 50 years, Sushma Swaraj to attend

India will make its appearance at the foreign ministers’ meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on March 1 as a “guest of honour”, after 50 years of being disinvited from the 1969 Conference of Islamic Countries in Morocco’s Rabat at Pakistan’s behest. Read More
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