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Platform Was Humanitarian, Islamabad 'Misused' It: MEA On Pak Raising Kashmir During SAARC Video-Conference

Mar 19, 2020 PTI

'A crisis of this magnitude does not recognise borders. In this spirit, the prime minister had called the SAARC video-conference on coronavirus. The platform was not political, but humanitarian. They misused it,' MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

OIC Statement On Delhi Violence Inaccurate & Misleading; Urge Them Not To Make Such Remarks, Says MEA

Feb 27, 2020 ANI

The OIC had condemned the 'recent and alarming violence against Muslims in India, resulting in the death and injury of innocent people and the arson and vandalism of mosques and Muslim-owned properties.'

'Develop Proper Understanding Of Facts': India Tells Erdogan Not To Interfere On Kashmir

Erdogan had compared the 'struggle of Kashmiri people' with that of fight by Turkish people against foreign domination during the World War I.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MEA Begins Preparations To Evacuate Indians From China's Hubei

Jan 28, 2020 PTI

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the Indian Embassy in Beijing is in touch with the Chinese government, authorities and nationals on the matter.

'World Understands Pak's Double Standards': MEA Slams Imran Khan For Raising Kashmir At WEF

"Our position has been clear and consistent on Kashmir... It is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan," the MEA spokesperson said.

16 January, 2020

India To Invite Pakistan PM Imran Khan To Attend SCO Summit

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The SCO is an intergovernmental organisation founded in Shanghai on June 15, 2001. Both India and Pakistan are part of the group.

16 January, 2020

'Pakistan Has Choice To Avoid Global Embarrassment': India On UNSC Meet On Kashmir

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The MEA spokesperson said that an overwhelming majority of the UNSC was of view that it was not the right forum to raise Kashmir issue.

08 January, 2020

MEA Issues Advisory On Travel After Iran Fires Missiles At Iraq Airbases Housing US Troops

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'Indian nationals residing in Iraq are advised to be alert and may avoid travel within Iraq,' MEA said.

04 January, 2020

'Tweet Fake News, Get Caught, Delete, Repeat': MEA On Imran Khan's Fake Video

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Hashtag Imran Khan trended with over 19,000 tweets as Twitter users criticised him for sharing a video of Bangladesh and attributing it to India.

12 December, 2019

Cancellation Of Bangladesh Foreign Minister's India Visit Not Linked To CAB Protests, Says MEA

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MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the ties between India and Bangladesh are strong.

10 December, 2019

'Guided By Its Biases': MEA On US Commission Seeking Sanctions Against Amit Shah

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The MEA said the USCIRF's statement on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is 'neither accurate nor warranted'.

07 November, 2019

Our Map Accurately Depicts India's Sovereign Territory: MEA On Nepal's Objections


Last week, India released fresh maps of the newly-created UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

07 November, 2019

Passport Needed To Access Kartarpur Corridor: External Affairs Ministry Clarifies


The MEA said conflicting reports were coming from Pakistan on whether Indian pilgrims would require passport to visit the Darbar Sahib shrine.

31 October, 2019

Bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir India's Internal Affair: New Delhi Slams Beijing

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While objecting to the reorganisation of J&K, China said India had decided to "include" some of China's territory into its administrative jurisdiction.

26 September, 2019

UK Labour Party Demands Right To Self-Determination For Kashmir

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Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar described the Labour Party's move as an attempt at "pandering to vote-bank interests."

26 September, 2019

'Two Nuclear Countries...Got To Work It Out': Trump Talks Of Mediation On Kashmir Again


US President Donald Trump said he has had "very productive conversations" with leaders of India and Pakistan on the margins of the UN General Assembly.

24 September, 2019

'No Mediation': India Reasserts Its Position On Kashmir, Says 'Hold On' For Modi-Trump Meet

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US President Trump's latest offer to mediate on Kashmir comes a day after he shared stage with Prime Minister Modi at "Howdy, Modi!" event in Houston.

12 September, 2019

Pakistan's Attempt To Politicise Kashmir At UN Rights Body Meet Rejected, Says MEA


It also said Pakistan needs to understand that "repeating a lie four or five times does not turn it into a gospel truth".

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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