India has welcomed the vow of UN Security Council's five permanent members (the P5) to prevent the spread of nuclear disarmament.
The 32-year-old pact that came into force in 1991 provides for the two countries to inform each other of the nuclear installations and facilities covered under the agreement on the first of January of every year.
MEA (Minister of External Affairs) S Jaishankar said the country’s former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee kept ‘India's course steady vis-a-vis Russia, despite the turbulence of that era. With China, whether as the foreign minister or as the prime minister, he sought a modus vivendi that was based as much on mutual respect as on mutual interest’.
Harsh Vardhan Shringla, during his two-day visit, will hold discussions with the State Administration Council, political parties and members of civil society, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
In an address at an event, he said there has been a profound transformation in the international order and its expressions are many.
Pradeep Kumar Rawat currently is India’s ambassador to Netherlands and is expected to join his new assignment shortly, said Union Ministry of External Affairs.
It is President Kovind’s first trip abroad since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Afghanistan crisis has left the country crippled, with India on Saturday dispatching lifesaving medicines and other medical supplies to the war ravaged country ruled by Taliban.
The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The Modi-Putin meet was a concerted effort by India-Russia to tell the world that their strategic relationship is alive and kicking.
At the India-Russia 2+2 dialogue, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh cited India's defence challenges as 'legitimate, real and immediate'.
The Union Ministry of External Affairs in its reaction to the report on Kashmir said it ‘… betrays a complete lack of understanding on the part of the OHCHR of the security challenges faced by India from cross-border terrorism’.
The G20 which is a premier forum for international economic cooperation, the Troika consists of Indonesia, Italy, and India.
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Monday wrote to Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, demanding him to take up with the Pakistan government the issue of a business promotion agency using the premises of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib for promotion of women apparel.
In a note verbale handed over to the Pakistani diplomat, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) have asked Pakistan to abide by its commitment to not allow territories under its control for terrorism against India.
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had a meeting with WTO Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Vice President European Commission Frans Timmermans.
India’s historic 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark has won global appreciation with wishes pouring in from WHO and neighbouring countries.
The Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will hold deliberations with Israel’s top leadership including its President Isaac Herzog and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, during his five day visit.
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.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.