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There has been increasing global criticism of the BRI. (Representational) New Delhi: India on Thursday once again voiced its opposition to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as the project lacked respect for New Delhi’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said unlike in the past, India had not been invited by China to this year’s ...

The G20 member countries represent around 85 percent of the global GDP New Delhi: India has sent invitations to leaders of the G20 member nations for a virtual summit of the grouping next month. At the end of the G20 summit in New Delhi last month, India had announced that it will hold a virtual meet of the leaders before ...

A file photo of Arindam Bagchi New Delhi: External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi was on Monday appointed India’s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) and other international organisations in Geneva. Mr Bagchi, a 1995-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) official, took over as spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in March 2020 and deftly handled a number ...

Arindam Bagchi also rejected US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti’s remarks (File) New Delhi: India on Thursday said it raised its concerns with the US over American envoy to Islamabad Donald Blome’s recent visit to Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and called on the world community to respect the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi asserted ...

New Delhi: Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the first leader to congratulate the new President-elect of Maldives, Mohamed Muizzu, the Ministry of External Affairs said that New Delhi looks forward to engaging with the new administration in Male. Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) candidate Mohamed Muizzu won the Maldivian presidential elections on Saturday by securing over 53 per ...

“There should be parity, their numbers are much higher,” said Foreign ministry. (File) India has asked Canada to downsize its diplomatic presence in India citing “interference of Canadian diplomats in Indian affairs”. This comes on the back of India suspending Visa services in Canada over “security concerns”, in a dramatic escalation in a diplomatic row between the two countries.  “The ...

The high profile event will be held on September 9-10. The 18th G20 Summit, to be held over the weekend at the newly built Bharat Mandapam, the IECC complex at Pragati Maidan, will welcome more than 25 heads of state and global institution leaders to the national capital. As extensive arrangements are underway, The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday shared a glimpse ...

Arindam Bagchi said that the overall situation seems to be normal and stable. (File) New Delhi: India is in touch with Indian nationals and embassy in Niger. There has not been any issue or complaint from them and all of them seem to be safe, said the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday. MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi Bagchi while speaking ...

“We have seen reports regarding the comments by the Pakistan PM on this issue.” New Delhi: Days after Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif showed his willingness to talk to India, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Thursday said that India wanted neighbourly ties with Pakistan but there should be an atmosphere free from terror and violence ...

Foreign office spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the Sherpa meeting was “very constructive” New Delhi: India on Thursday said there has been a high degree of convergence among the G20 nations on all key developmental issues but differences persist on the Ukraine conflict. The comments by External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi came days after the G20 Sherpas held extensive deliberations ...