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Ministry of External Affairs

MHA Issues New Guidelines Amid Surge In Covid-19 Cases Across Country; Check Details

Mar 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

MHA said keeping in view the fresh surge in Covid-19 cases, the new positive cases, detected as a result of intensive testing, need to be isolated or quarantined at the earliest and provided timely treatment.

Hindu Community In Pakistan Pardons Mob For Vandalising Temple In December Last Year

Mar 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The local clerics and members of the Hindu community residing in the province held a meeting on Saturday to resolve the dispute.

India Hits Out At Pak Over Pulwama Attack, Says Will Take All Necessary Steps To Safeguard National Security

India also appealed to the international community to support its proposal to list all terrorists, including JeM chief Masood Azhar, as a designated terrorist and to ban terrorist organisations operating from “territories controlled by Pakistan”.

' Foreign Secretary's Visit To Islamabad... Stands Cancelled'

Aug 18, 2014 Ministry of External Affairs

Statement by Official Spokesperson on Cancellation of Foreign Secretary's visit to Pakistan on 25 August 2014, and Pakistan foreign office response

'Only One Victim In This Case'

'That victim is Devyani Khobragade— a serving Indian Diplomat on mission in the United States.' The MEA joins issue with the statement issued by the Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara.

12 March, 2013

'Fulfil The Sovereign Undertaking'

Ministry of External Affairs

'Government of India states firmly that it does not agree with the position conveyed by the Italian Government on the return of the two Marines to India.'

11 August, 2009

'China Abides By The Five Principles Of Peaceful Coexistence'

Ministry of External Affairs

Official Spokesperson’s response to question on article by a Chinese analyst suggesting that 'China Should Break Up The Indian Union'

07 January, 2009

'Denial Of Facts, Evidence And Reality'

Ministry of External Affairs

On January 5, we gave them the evidence. Less than 24 hours later, the Pakistan Foreign Office has chosen to reject this evidence. How can this rejection be credible or be based on a real examination and investigation of the evidence? This is a polit

25 April, 2006

'A Victory For The People Of Nepal'

Ministry of External Affairs

'We are ready to render unstinted support to the people of Nepal in whatever manner they wish. India wishes to see the emergence of a peaceful, stable and prosperous Nepal and will contribute to this end to the best of its ability and resources.'

21 April, 2006

'India Welcomes His Intention'

Ministry of External Affairs

The first Indian reaction to the king's announcement was positive, as if he had played out his promised part of the script, with MEA optimistically hoping that this 'should now pave the way for the restoration of political stability and economic reco

14 March, 2004

'No Reference To Any So-Called Central Or Core Issue'

Ministry of External Affairs

So you thought peace had broken out between India and Pakistan? The good General's statement has the MEA questioning questioning "double standards in describing the violent attack on him as terrorism, but on the J&K Assembly in October 2001, and on t

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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