Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj (Hindi:सुष्मा स्वराज)(born 14 February 1952) is an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read more

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Afghan declaration names Lashkar, Jaish as threats to regional peace

Amritsar, Dec 4
India scored a major diplomatic victory over its rival neighbour after an international conference on Afghanistan here on Sunday named Pakistan-based terrorist groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad, as grave threats to peace in the South Asian region.

Amritsar declaration on Afghanistan calls for elimination of terror

Amritsar, Dec 4

An international conference on Afghanistan here on Sunday called for immediate elimination of terrorism to help the war-ravaged country in its political and economic transition.

US national 'gangrape': Police file FIR after Sushma assures action

New Delhi, Dec 3

An FIR was registered on Saturday on the complaint of an American woman who was allegedly gang-raped at a luxury hotel here in March, hours after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said those guilty won't be spared and asked Delhi Police to register a case.

Pakistan's Aziz sends bouquet to ailing Sushma

Amritsar, Dec 3

Pakistan's top diplomat Sartaj Aziz, who arrived in this Punjab city on Saturday evening to attend the global "Heart of Asia" conference on Afghanistan, has sent a bouquet and get well soon wishes to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Modi, Ghani reach Amritsar; will open Afghan peace meet on Sunday

Amritsar, Dec 3
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday evening and is scheduled to meet Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani for talks on bilateral issues before the Sunday inauguration of ministerial deliberations of a peace meet on Afghanistan, an official said.

Sushma assures action in 'gangrape' of US national

New Delhi, Dec 3

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said those guilty in an alleged gang rape of an American woman in March this year at a luxury hotel here won't be spared and has asked Delhi Police to register a case.

India should continue engaging with Pakistan: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Dec 2

India should continue engaging with Pakistan despite the current tensions between the two South Asian neighbours, former Union Minister of Home and Finance P. Chidambaram said on Friday.

Pakistan should introspect on causes of tension with India: Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 2

In wake of the terror attack at an Army camp in Nagrota earlier this week, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday urged Pakistan to introspect on the cause of tension between the two countries.

India-Israel ties: Growing warmth and set to flourish

New Delhi

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin's November 14-21 visit to India came a year after President Pranab Mukherjee visited Israel in October 2015. In the meanwhile, Home Minister Rajnath Singh (November 2015) and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (January 2016) visited Israel, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be in the country early next year.

Amritsar, bordering Pakistan, to host summit on Afghanistan

Amritsar, Dec 2

Amritsar -- famous for the holiest of Sikh shrines, the Golden Temple, and the major city bordering Pakistan -- will host a two-day multilateral global summit beginning on Saturday, with focus on stabilising the war-torn Afghanistan.

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