Sat, Jun 24, 2017 | updated 07:44 AM IST

New Delhi [India] June 23 (ANI): The External Affairs Ministry on Friday announced ten percent rebate on passport fee for applicants who are either older than 60 years or younger than eight years.

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (EAM) on Thursday said that India diaspora living in ASEAN countries recognises the salience of fostering ties between New Delhi and the nations of the association.

New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday addressed a gathering on the International Day of Yoga asserting that 'Yoga belongs not merely to India, but to the whole world'.

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday reserved her comments on NDA's president nominee Ram Nath Kovind, saying that the candidate for the coveted post should be someone who could be beneficial for the nation.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] June 19 (ANI): Despite expressing her support for National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Presidential nominee Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati on Monday said the Centre should have taken all Opposition parties in 'good faith' before announcing the name.

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his grief over the death of Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) P.N. Bhagwati, who passed away here on Thursday, following a brief illness.

New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): Father of four-month-old infant, Rohaan, who arrived in the national capital today for medical treatment, thanked External Affair Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj for her support and expressed hope that the other Pakistani families are also allowed to avail medical facilities in India.

New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): Four-month-old infant, Rohaan, who was slated to come to India for medical treatment banking on the assurance by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, arrived in Noida on Monday evening, and will undergo treatment at Jaypee Hospital in the national capital.

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 12 (ANI): Another case of exploitation of an Indian national on a foreign land has come to light, according to which a Hyderabad woman has been allegedly stuck in the clutches of a doctor couple in Saudi Arabia.

New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday flagged off the first batch of Kailash Mansarovar yatris - 2017.

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 9 (ANI): Family members of a Telangana youth shot and injured by an unidentified person in California five days ago, have approached External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj for help in flying out to visit him.

New Delhi [India], June 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on late Thursday night called for a report from the Indian Embassy in the United States regarding a 26-year-old youth from Telangana, who was shot by an unidentified person in California on June 4.

New Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI): External Affair Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj was at her wittiest best on Twitter on Thursday, when responding to a tweet in which a man said he was stuck on Planet Mars, she said the Indian embassy will help any of its countrymen even if they are located on a different planet.

New Delhi [India], June. 7 (ANI): With at least seven killed in a deadly attack on the Iranian parliament, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj spoke to Iran Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif and offered her condolences.

New Delhi [India] June 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on countries friendly with China to convince Beijing on New Delhi's entry into the grouping, even as Beijing asserted that the membership bid has become more complicated.

New Delhi [India] June 5 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that New Delhi doesn't spend extra time and energy on Islamabad as it just like 'any other country'.

New Delhi [India], June. 5 (ANI): In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj over the current 'geo-political situation' brewing in the Middle East, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has stated that he extends his full support to the Centre on the steps they take in the matter.

New Delhi [India] June 5 (ANI): Pakistan can neither take the Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), nor hang Kulbhusan Jadhav, asserted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday.

New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday asserted that around 80, 000 people trapped abroad were successfully brought back to India by the Government in last three years.

New Delhi [India] June 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday ruled out any meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Astana, Kazakhstan, where both world leaders will attend a conference.

New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): Two days after a suspected Chinese helicopter was sighted flying above Indian territory in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Monday assured that the Indian Government will raise the issue with China.

Hyderabad [India], June 3 (ANI): The tears of joy of Saira Banu's mother said it all as the 23-year-old woman from Shah Ali Banda, who was allegedly sold to a sheik in Saudi Arabia, will be returning today.

Sushma to rescue again: This time a Pak baby
Updated: Jun 01, 2017 02:56 IST

New Delhi [India], June 01 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj came to the rescue of a Pakistani man who was unable to get a medical visa for the treatment of his infant.

New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): Condemning the deadly bomb blast in the diplomatic enclave of Afghanistan's capital city Kabul which has claimed 19 lives so far, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended India's full support to its neighbour.

New Delhi [India]/Kabul [Afghanistan], May 31 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Wednesday that all staff at the Indian Embassy were safe and not affected by the huge blast in Kabul's diplomatic enclave.

PM Modi starts 'Mission Europe' with Germany
Updated: May 29, 2017 19:59 IST

New Delhi [India] May 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started his 'Mission Europe' with Germany, which also includes his visit to Spain, Russia and France.

New Delhi [India] May 28 (ANI): After Uzma's return, a couple from Hyderabad has urged the External Affairs Minister (EAM) to bring back their daughter, who is stuck in Pakistan from nine years.

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Indian national Uzma, who was forced to marry a Pakistan man at gunpoint, on Thursday thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Indian High Commission officials in Islamabad for facilitating her safe return home.

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Expressing happiness over Indian national Uzma's return to India, her brother Wasim Ahmad thanked the Indian government and External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj for their support.

New Delhi [India], May 25, (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday welcomed Indian national Uzma, who had accused her Pakistani husband of marrying her at gunpoint, even as she expressed regret over her plight.