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  • Pakistan envoy to New Delhi meets Indian FM Sushma Swaraj: report

    In the first high-level contact between the two countries in months, the newly-appointed Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood met Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj earlier this week, the Times of India reported...

    Swaraj pressed on the Pakistani envoy to review stance on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav whose death sentence has been challenged by India in the International Court of Justice (ICJ)...

  • Swaraj promises to provide visa to ailing Pakistani baby

    HYDERABAD: Tensions between India and Pakistan may be escalating but that has not stopped India’s Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj from helping a Pakistani bring his two-and-a-half-year-old baby to India for treatment...

    Ken Sid, a Pakistani national, reached out to Ms Swaraj for a medical visa as his son has a heart complication which could not be treated in Pakistan...

  • India will go out of its way to save Jadhav from death row: Swaraj

    Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured lawmakers that New Delhi would go "out of its way" to save sentenced spy Kulbhushan Jadhav from death row in Pakistan, according to Indian media reports...

    Calling Jadhav "a son of India", Swaraj issued a warning to Pakistan saying, "I would caution the Pakistani government to consider the consequences for our bilateral relationship if they proceed on this matter...

  • Pakistani patients to be issued visas on Aziz’s recommendation: Swaraj

    KARACHI: Indian Mini­ster for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that visas would be issued to Pakistani patients on the recommendation of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz...

    “I have my sympathies for all Pakistan nationals seeking medical visa for their treatment in India,” Ms Swaraj said in a series of tweets...

  • Swaraj tells envoy to ‘protect’ prisoner in Pakistan

    NEW DELHI: Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has directed the Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to seek consular access to an Indian prisoner who was reportedly attacked at least thrice by inmates in a Peshawar jail, local reports said on Sunday...

    It is inhuman,” Ms Swaraj tweeted...

  • Swaraj to help refugee aspiring doctor

    NEW DELHI: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj promised on Monday to help a Pakistani Hindu girl seeking admission to a medical college in India...

    Ms Swaraj told Mashal Maheshwari, the girl living in India, to contact her regarding the issues she was facing due to her Pakistani origin while striving to secure admission in the college...

  • Sushma Swaraj likely to visit Islamabad next week

    ISLAMABAD: India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj is expected to visit Islamabad for attending the Heart of Asia ministerial meeting next week...

    Ms Swaraj’s visit would follow a brief meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Climate Change Summit in Paris on Monday...

  • Dialogue the only option, says Swaraj

    NEW DELHI: Likening the history of India-Pakistan talks to a heavily potholed road, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday that regardless of the ups and downs along the way, the journey would have to be completed through talks, and that war had never solved anything in the world...

    Ms Swaraj set near impossible preconditions for the (now cancelled) national security adviser-level talks at her press conference, which...

  • Sartaj says he’s ready to discuss all issues with Swaraj

    POKHARA (Nepal): Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said he is willing to discuss all issues, including the Pathankot attack, with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj here in Nepal...

    Asked if he was optimistic about a positive outcome of his meeting with Ms Swaraj, Mr Aziz said: “We will tell you after the meeting...

  • Only Kashmiris can decide the future of Kashmir, Aziz tells Swaraj

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, reacting to Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s statement on Kashmir, stated on Sunday that a verdict on the future of Kashmir can only be given by the people of Kashmir...

    Swaraj had also disagreed with Pakistan terming Burhan Wani, a Hizbul Mujahideen separatist commander, as a martyr and stated Wani was a wanted terrorist...

  • Pathankot JIT to be in India on 27th: Swaraj

    NEW DELHI: An investigation team from Pakistan will visit India to carry out inquiries over the Pathankot attack on March 27, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced after a meeting with her counterpart Sartaj Aziz in Nepal on Thursday, Indian newspapers said...

    “Obviously if we have met, the Pathankot attack was discussed, and I am happy to ann­ounce that the joint investigation team would arrive in India on March 27, and...

  • Fate of Indo-Pak series rests on Swaraj’s meeting: Shaharyar

    LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan said on Monday that the fate of the India-Pakistan series hinges on the outcome of a meeting between the Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and the Pakistan government officials later this week...

    Swaraj will be in Islamabad for a one-day visit on Tuesday and the PCB chief claimed that he had informally been told that talks on cricket series between the two arch-rivals...

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