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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Parliament's monsoon session from July 18, GST tops agenda

New Delhi, June 29

With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on top of the government's agenda, Parliament's monsoon session will be held from July 18 to August 12, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu announced here on Wednesday.

Indian boy Sonu to be brought back to India: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, June 28

An Indian boy, Sonu, who went missing from Delhi six years ago and was traced in Bangladesh will be brought back to India on June 30. This was revealed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

MEA processed 1.2 crore passport applications in 2015

New Delhi, June 24

More than 1.2 crore passport related applications were processed in 2015, marking a growth of 18 per cent over 2014, said a Ministry of External Affairs statement.

Modi government showed unnecessary desperation for NSG membership: Congress

Delhi, June 24

As India's bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) came a cropper, the Congress on Friday said the Narendra Modi-led government had shown "unnecessary desperation" to become a member of the bloc and embarrassed the country in the process.

Pakistan not opposing India's NSG bid, says Islamabad

Islamabad, June 23

In a marked change of stance, Pakistan on Thursday said it has urged the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to consider the entry applications of both Islamabad and New Delhi "simultaneously" and in an "even-handed manner" keeping in view the region's strategic stability.

Pakistan successfully lobbying against India's NSG bid, says Aziz

Islamabad, June 21

Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan's top foreign affairs advisor, on Tuesday said that Islamabad was "making successful efforts" against New Delhi's Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership bid, ahead of the bloc important plenary in Seoul this week.

Hindu extremist groups biggest hurdle to Pakistan-India peace: Pakistan Minister

Islamabad, June 20

Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday termed Hindu "extremist" organisations and their "influence" on the present Indian government as the biggest hurdle to the Pakistan-India peace dialogue.

Sushma's statement on NSG 'surprising': Congress

New Delhi, June 20

The Congress on Monday termed External Affairs Sushma Swaraj's statement that India would not oppose application of Pakistan for entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) as "surprising".

Government lying on extradition of Lalit Modi, Vijay Mallya: Congress

New Delhi, June 20

The Congress on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of lying on the issue of the extradition of Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya and said the government has "no intention" of bringing the two back to India.

Faith on Mamata for Teesta breakthrough: Bangladesh envoy

Kolkata, June 20

Bangladesh High Commissioner to India, Syed Muazzem Ali on Monday expressed faith in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee making a breakthrough in the Teesta water sharing.

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