Articles tagged under: Sushma Swaraj

Gujarat government, BJP cancel/postpone all functions scheduled to take place on Wednesday

August 07, 2019
Gujarat government, BJP cancel/postpone all functions scheduled to take place on Wednesday

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have announced cancellation of all scheduled programmes and functions on Wednesday following passing away of senior party leader and former minister of external affairs Smt. Sushma Swaraj in Delhi. Chief Minister Rupani was scheduled to celebrate completion of three years of his government in a grand function at Mahatma Mandir in capital Gandhinagar under the title 'Sankalp thi Siddhi taraf'. The Chief Minister wa...Read More

Former MEA Sushma Swraj passes away after heart attack

August 07, 2019
Former MEA Sushma Swraj passes away after heart attack

New Delhi:Senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), here on Tuesday night. She was 68. Swaraj suffered a heart attack on late Tuesday night. AIIMS doctors tried to revive her by putting her on ventilator, however, her body gave up. The senior BJP leader is survived by husband Swaraj Kaushal and daughter Bansuri Swaraj. Sushma Swaraj had undergone a kidney transplant, around three ago. Meanw...Read More

Despite international nature of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, then UPA govt missed big opportunity to isolate Pakistan:Sushma Swaraj in Gujarat

April 18, 2019
Despite international nature of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, then UPA govt missed big opportunity to isolate Pakistan:Sushma Swaraj in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Minister of External Affairs and senior woman leader of ruling BJP Sushma Swaraj today said that during Modi government not only surgical and aerial strikes have been conducted but Pakistan has also been completely isolated internationally. She alleged that the then UPA government had missed a big opportunity to isolate the neighbouring country after 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in 2008 when a total of 166 people including 40 foreigners from 14 countries were also killed. ...Read More

Sushma Swaraj’s speech at Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

March 01, 2019
Sushma Swaraj’s speech at Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

New Delhi: Presented here is full text of speech of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at 46th session of Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to speak at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation plenary session in Abu Dhabi as guest of honour at 12.30 pm IST today. Pakistan had threatened to boycott the conference since guest of honour is India. However its pressure failed to work. pic.twitter.com/HjWSFfMQ7d&...Read More

India to attend 46th Session of Council of Foreign Ministers of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation as ‘Guest of Honour’ to attend the Inaugural Plenary

February 23, 2019
India to attend 46th Session of Council of Foreign Ministers of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation as ‘Guest of Honour’ to attend the Inaugural Plenary

New Delhi: EAM statement: The 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will be held in Abu Dhabi on 1st and 2nd March, 2019. The Minister for External Affairs Smt. Sushma Swaraj has been invited by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates as the “Guest of Honour” to address the Inaugural Plenary. 2. We see this invitation as the desire of the enlightened leadership of the UAE to go beyond ...Read More

Live: Sushma Swaraj’s media interaction on completion of 4 years of government in Centre

May 28, 2018

New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs hosted an annual media briefing of External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today. Presented here is full video of the press conference. DeshGujaratRead More

Passport issuance delay at Ahmedabad RPO: Sushma Swaraj seeks reply from officer

May 28, 2018
Passport issuance delay at Ahmedabad RPO: Sushma Swaraj seeks reply from officer

Ahmedabad: Union minister of External Affairs through her twitter handle on Monday asked Regional Passport Officer of Gujarat, Nilam Rani to look into the issue of passport of one Santoshben Hariprasad and report her about the same. A twitter handle Hari Prasad Pandit had issued threat of self immolation outside the passport office in Gulbai tekra area of Ahmedabad if passport of Santoshben Hariprasad Pandit is not issued before 10th of June. Pandit in his tweet also mentioned that applic...Read More

Cabinet has approved proxy voting for NRIs, amendment to be made for same in PRA: Sushma in Gujarat

October 14, 2017

Ahmedabad: Union External Affairs minister Smt Sushma Swaraj while speaking at Mahila townhall of Gujarat BJP here said Non Resident Indians(NRIs) will soon get right to vote in Indian elections. She said union cabinet has already approved proxy voting for NRIs. Amendment in People's Representative Act will be proposed to implement this. Sushma said, NRIs at present need to physically come to India to vote, but in future they will need to just send their authorization letter to their rel...Read More

Live: Sushma Swaraj at Mahila Townhall in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

October 14, 2017

Ahmedabad: Presented here is live video feed of one of most popular union ministers Sushma Swaraj interacting with over one lakh women from across Gujarat at Mahila Town Hall from Ahmedabad. DeshGujaratRead More

Sushma Swaraj to interact with one lakh women from across Gujarat in Mahila Town Hall on Oct. 14

October 06, 2017

Gandhinagar: One of most popular ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will interact with one lakh women from across Gujarat in Mahila Town Hall programme in Ahmedabad on October 14. The event shall be hosted by BJP Gujarat Mahila Morcha. It is scheduled to take place from 2.00 pm onward. Swaraj will interact with one lakh women from across Gujarat via video conferencing as well as in person from GMDC convention hall. The progra...Read More