India and Germany held a virtual Foreign Secretary level consultations on June 26, 2020. Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary of India and Miguel Berger, State Secretary of the German Federal Foreign Office; discussed bilateral cooperation in various areas and...
On 19th January 2020, the Delhi High Court in its order directed the Commissioner of Delhi Police to assess the petition by Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) like a representation within 2 days. The petitioners sought permission to protest...
On June 5th, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar launched a brochure; outlining India’s priorities for its approaching campaign to secure an elected seat on the United Nations Security Council. Notably, India’s global objective in the United Nations Security...
On June 12th,2020, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi held a phone conversation with Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi recalled his July 2016 visit to Dar-es-Salaam and highlighted...
On Wednesday, the French Court of Cassation held that a relationship of subordination exists between Uber, a multi-national ride-hailing company, and its drivers. Uber has previously claimed that it is a freelance digital platform for self-employed drivers. However, the court held...
The new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Niger is Mr. Prem K. Nair. The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed the appointment vide a press release. A notice was issued concerning the same on May 26, 2020. Prem...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on his counterpart in Mauritius and had a telephonic conversation. Notably, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth received praise for controlling the COVID-19 outbreak efficiently. Accordingly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi opined that Mauritius document its best...
The members of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence released a joint statement on June 15, 2020. The statement informed about the member countries to the Global Partnership. India, Italy, Germany, Australia, Canada, France, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore,...
On his two day visit to Bishkek, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Kyrgyz capital for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. It was his first multilateral engagement, post his re-election where he met Chinese President Xi Jinping and...
On May 5, a disturbance broke out between Indian and Chinese troops; at the Pangong Tso Lake in the Himalayan region of Ladakh. The army personnel from India and China clashed with iron rods, sticks, and even resorted to...
Pakistan hosted a SAARC virtual meeting on COVID-19 on April 23, 2020. Explicitly, the video conference mainly comprised of health ministers from the various SAARC countries. However, the Director-General of Health Services represented India at the conference. Additionally, experts...
India strongly condemned the multiple terror attacks that took place in Afghanistan; including those on a maternity hospital in a Shia-dominated area in Kabul; on a funeral procession in Nangarhar, and on a military check post, in the last...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the President and people of South Korea; on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War. Seventy years ago this week, more than 135,000 North Korean troops invaded South...
The online summit of Non-Aligned Movement Group took place on May 4, 2020. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also participated in the summit which took place through video conferencing.  'United Against COVID-19' was the theme of the summit. The present...
India strongly condemned the attack by Pakistan maritime forces carried on two Indian boats off the coast of Gujarat. Explicitly, Pakistan Agency attacked Indian fishermen onboard two Indian fishing boats, 'Omkar' and 'Mahasagar'. According to reports, there were eight...
The first case of Novel Coronavirus aka COVID-19 was reported on December 12, 2019, in Wuhan, China; however, the virus was not identified at the time. Soon, more cases of the kind ("strange pneumonia") started emerging in the area. By...
The Ministry of Home Affairs, on May 5, issued a circular to provide consular services to foreign nationals for a period of 30 days from the date of the lifting of the prohibition on international travel. This is done...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed COVID-19 pandemic with his Portugal counterpart, Antonio Costa, over the phone yesterday. In a tweet, PM Modi said India and Portugal will continue to work together and support each other in these trying times;...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, of Mozambique. The two leaders discussed the challenges posed in both countries by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Modi conveyed India's willingness to support Mozambique's efforts...
On June 1, 2020, the Indian Ministry of External affairs appointed Mr. Sibi George as the next Ambassador of India to the State of Kuwait. Currently, he is an Indian Ambassador to Switzerland. Mr. Sibi George is expected to...
European Parliament while taking a dig at the Modi Government slams the Union Home Minister Amit Shah; for the systematic violation of human rights and misuse of anti-terror laws like UAPA. Maria Arena, Head of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee...
An international NGO, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) claims that India is on verge of a food crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic. The NGO also tried to bring attention towards “discriminatory” enforcement of laws against Muslims and other...
Government of India launched Mission Sagar on May 10, 2020, as part of the government’s outreach initiative; towards five Island nations in the Indian Ocean amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The deployment is in consonance with the Prime Ministers...
The US state of Missouri filed a lawsuit on April 21, 2020, against the government of China over COVID-19. The lawsuit alleges that nation’s officials are to blame for the global status of the pandemic. The lawsuit, filed in...
Ministry of External Affairs appoints state-level coordinators on May 6, 2020. This is to ensure close coordination between various Ministries, State governments and the Center. They have to facilitate the return of hundreds of thousands of Indians stranded around...
Mejbel Al Sharika has insisted to draw the Babri Masjid Case into the International Court. He is an eminent lawyer from Kuwait and a stalwart of human rights. He further demanded the reconstruction of the illicitly demolished mosque. In 2019,...
Artificial Intelligence has become a buzzword that can make people imagine situations that are beyond the capabilities of technology. There is consensus among countries across the globe that AI is a game-changer and a key contributor for the future...
FIEO President, Mr Sharad Kumar Saraf, reacted to the highest ever double-digit decline in monthly exports during March 2020 by 34.57 per cent at USD 21.41 billion. He said that COVID-19 has not only pulled down the world sentiment to...
Political rivals of Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing agreement. The Ministry of External Affairs of India praised the agreement; signed between the two leaders in a press release on May 17, 2020. India welcomed...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a phone call today with Prime Minister of Ethiopia Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali. PM Modi recalled the close ties between India and Ethiopia; and the excellent development partnership between the two nations. The two...