Ministry of External Affairs

India Committed To Lanka’s Recovery: MEA

NEW DELHI: India is committed to extending support to the economic crisis that hit Sri Lanka, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday. Earlier this year, India allocated an amount of USD 3.5 billion to Sri Lanka “to overcome their current difficulties”. “As a close neighbour of Sri Lanka, with historical ties, India is fully

‘Narrow-Minded Politics’: India Condemns Ilhan Omar’s PoK Visit

  NEW DELHI: Calling the style of politics of United States Congresswoman Ilhan Omar as “narrow-minded”, India on Thursday condemned her visit to the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) saying that it violated the country’s “territorial integrity and sovereignty”. Omar, a Somali American Muslim who belongs to US President Joe Biden’s Democratic Party, visited the PoK

Shalom-Namaste: Israeli PM Bennett To Arrive In India On April 3

NEW DELHI: Israel Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will arrive in India for a maiden three-day visit to India on April 3, the Ministry of External Affairs informed. The visit takes place at a time when India and Israel are commemorating their 30 years of diplomatic ties. Israel ventured its diplomatic mission in Delhi in February

15th India-China Military Talks Ended In Stalemate; Experts Disappointed

NEW DELHI: India and China agreed to maintain security and stability on the ground along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Western Sector during their 15th round of military talks, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said. The Corps Commander-level meeting was held at the Chushul-Moldo border meeting point on the Indian side

India Condemns Mali Terror Attack, Experts Say It Was Expected

NEW DELHI: India has strongly condemned the terror attack on a camp of the Armed Forces in Mali on March 4, the Ministry of External Affairs said in its latest release. Twenty seven Malian Army personnel died and nearly 30 Malians were seriously injured in the attack at Mondoro in the central region of Mopti.

Ukraine Crisis: Role Of Embassy Began After We Crossed The Border, Say Evacuated Students

NEW DELHI: 160 Indian evacuees from Ukraine arrived in New Delhi early this morning via Budapest in Hungary. The Air Asia flight reached New Delhi early in the morning. So far, 15,920 Indians are said to have been domiciled on 76 flights, specially arranged under Operation Ganga. Speaking to The New Indian, the Ministry of

3000 Indians Airlifted from Ukraine on Saturday Under Operation Ganga

NEW DELHI: About 3,000 Indians were airlifted on Saturday by 15 special flight from Ukraine’s neighbouring countries under India’s evacuation drive Operation Ganga,  according to the press release issued by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. These 15 special flights included 12 special civilian and 3 Indian Air Force flights. Under Operation Ganga, over 13,700 Indians

Indian Evacuation From Kharkiv, Pisochyn To Be Completed Today, Focus On Sumy: MEA

NEW DELHI: The evacuation of Indian nationals from Kharkiv and Pisochyn of war-hit Ukraine will be completed in the next few hours, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said, adding that now the main focus is on evacuating students from Sumy city. Addressing media persons here, MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India will continue to

Ukraine Crisis: Operation Ganga To Run Till Last Indian Is Out, Affirms MEA

NEW DELHI: As many as 20,000 Indians have left Ukraine since the Indian Embassy in Kyiv issued the first emergency advisory, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Friday, stressing that the evacuation drive will continue till the last Indian is out of the war-hit country. At a press conference, MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi

EXPLAINED: Why India Abstained From UNGA Voting Against Russia

NEW DELHI: The 193-member United Nations General Assembly went to a poll on Wednesday, demanding Russia to immediately stop its military operation in Ukraine. India and 34 other states abstained from voting. Five states however voted in favour of Russia. The vote also saw a sharp division among the neighbours of India to vote. Bangladesh,