[

anurag srivastava

]
"Let me wish everyone in India, as well as those celebrating here in Britain, a very Happy Republic Day," PM Johnson had said.(Screenshot. Twitter/@UKinIndia)

India thanks British PM Boris Johnson for Republic Day wishes

ANI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:17 PM IST
Anurag Srivastava, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson, tweeted "We thank Prime Minister of United Kingdom @BorisJohnson for his warm wishes on the occasion of India's 72nd RepublicDay."
Close
Indian bulk cargo vessel MV Jag Anand has been on anchorage near Jingtang port in Hebei province of China since June 13 and it has 23 Indian sailors.(Fleetmon/DK Mistral)
Indian bulk cargo vessel MV Jag Anand has been on anchorage near Jingtang port in Hebei province of China since June 13 and it has 23 Indian sailors.(Fleetmon/DK Mistral)

India seeks ‘urgent, time-bound’ assistance for 39 sailor stuck in Chinese waters

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 09:37 PM IST
Srivastava said both these vessels have been waiting for discharge of their cargo and there is a growing stress on the crew members on account of the long delay.
Close
A satellite image of Galwan Valley in Ladakh. (Photo: REUTERS)
A satellite image of Galwan Valley in Ladakh. (Photo: REUTERS)

Situation at border over last 6 months result of China’s actions: India

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 08:49 PM IST
The two sides haven’t made headway on disengagement and de-escalation at friction points on the LAC despite several rounds of diplomatic and military talks.
Close
People wait before the issue of a verdict in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav by International Court of Justice, in Mumbai, on July 17, 2019.(Reuters file)
People wait before the issue of a verdict in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav by International Court of Justice, in Mumbai, on July 17, 2019.(Reuters file)

Pak rejects India’s assertion of pressurising Kulbhushan Jadhav’s lawyer

By Imtiaz Ahmad | Hindustan Times, Islamabad
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 11:24 PM IST
Pakistan said no attempt was made to link the cases of Jadhav with Indian prisoner Muhammad as India had asserted, adding that the two cases are and remain entirely distinct.
Close
India has accused LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, who is currently in jail in Lahore after being convicted of terror financing, of masterminding the Mumbai attacks. (HT file photo)
India has accused LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, who is currently in jail in Lahore after being convicted of terror financing, of masterminding the Mumbai attacks. (HT file photo)

Pak updates terror list, India says it omits key 26/11 Mumbai attackers

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 09:54 PM IST
The list of wanted terrorists, posted on the website of Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), names mostly members of the crew of two boats used by the attackers to travel to Mumbai and those who helped finance the attacks through money transfers.
Close
An army truck moves towards LAC, amid India-China border friction in eastern Ladakh, in Leh.(PTI File Photo)
An army truck moves towards LAC, amid India-China border friction in eastern Ladakh, in Leh.(PTI File Photo)

Will continue dialogue with China to resolve situation along LAC: India after 8th round of talks

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 11:16 PM IST
During the previous round of talks on October 12, the Indian side had demanded comprehensive disengagement at all flashpoints and restoration of status quo ante of early April.
Close
A view of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on Nov. 8, 2019.(PTI File Photo)
A view of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan on Nov. 8, 2019.(PTI File Photo)

India summons Pak CDA to lodge ‘strong protest’ over Kartarpur Gurdwara

UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Pakistan has been called upon by the MEA to reverse its “arbitrary decision to deprive the Sikh minority community its right to manage affairs of the holy gurdwara [in] Kartarpur.”
Close
India and the US held their third 2+2 ministerial dialogue last month.(Reuters File Photo)
India and the US held their third 2+2 ministerial dialogue last month.(Reuters File Photo)

‘Outcome of election won’t affect ties’: MEA on US presidential election

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 09:37 PM IST
The India-US comprehensive global strategic partnership has “very strong bipartisan support in the US and successive presidents and administrations have raised the level of this relationship even higher,” Srivastava said.
Close
The MEA Spokesperson was replying to a question -- whether the US had given a green signal to the developments on Chabahar port in Iran.(Reuters)
The MEA Spokesperson was replying to a question -- whether the US had given a green signal to the developments on Chabahar port in Iran.(Reuters)

Efforts to assist Afghanistan through Chabahar port appreciated by US: MEA

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar | New Delhi, Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 11:11 PM IST
In 2018, Iran and India had signed an agreement worth USD 85 million to develop the Chabahar Port in south-eastern Iran.
Close
Moeed Yusuf, special assistant to Khan on national security and strategic policy, had said in an interview with the Indian media that New Delhi had sent messages to Islamabad with “a desire for conversation” but declined to give details. (HT File photo)
Moeed Yusuf, special assistant to Khan on national security and strategic policy, had said in an interview with the Indian media that New Delhi had sent messages to Islamabad with “a desire for conversation” but declined to give details. (HT File photo)

India pummels Imran Khan’s adviser for fictional claim, then a parting shot

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 11:44 PM IST
India has consistently linked any talks with Pakistan to the issue of Islamabad ending support for terror groups operating from its soil. The two sides have not held any structured dialogue since the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Close
China can’t comment on India’s internal matters, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava has said.
China can’t comment on India’s internal matters, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava has said.

China has no locus standi to comment on Ladakh, Arunachal: Centre

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 06:52 PM IST
The fact that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India has been clearly conveyed to the highest level of the Chinese side, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.
Close
The Indian government is committed to friendly and mutually beneficial relations with neighbours, said spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs. (AFP photo)
The Indian government is committed to friendly and mutually beneficial relations with neighbours, said spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs. (AFP photo)

Onus on Pakistan for normal neighbourly ties, says India

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 08:46 PM IST
India said it expects Pakistan to ensure the safety and security of the Indian high commission in Islamabad and its personnel following a “staged protest” outside the mission over the recent death of 11 Pakistani Hindus in Rajasthan.
Close
An IAF aircraft flies in the Ladakh region. (Representational Photo/PTI)
An IAF aircraft flies in the Ladakh region. (Representational Photo/PTI)

India underlines stability on ground ahead of fresh round of talks with China

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 09:24 PM IST
The two sides had decided to have the next meeting of the corps commanders “at the earliest”, external affairs ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava told a weekly news briefing.
Close
Kulbhushan Jadhav(File photo)
Kulbhushan Jadhav(File photo)

Appoint Indian lawyer or Queen’s counsel for Kulbhushan Jadhav, says MEA

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 11:35 PM IST
Queen’s Counsel is an advocate or a barrister or advocate who is an appointed Counsel to the UK Crown on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor.
Close
Army trucks move towards Ladakh.
Army trucks move towards Ladakh.

Need to work jointly to end tension: India

By Rezaul H Laskar and Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Beijing
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 12:40 AM IST
The external affairs ministry emphasised the need to complete the disengagement process “at the earliest” shortly after Indian envoy Vikram Misri met a senior general of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) in Beijing to brief him on New Delhi’s views on the situation along the border in eastern Ladakh.
Close
The Chinese embassy on Tuesday asked India to handle collaboration in education in an objective and fair manner and “avoid politicising normal cooperation”.(File photo/AP)
The Chinese embassy on Tuesday asked India to handle collaboration in education in an objective and fair manner and “avoid politicising normal cooperation”.(File photo/AP)

On China’s outburst over Confucius centres’ review, India pulls out 2009 rulebook

By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 08:08 AM IST
Indian security agencies had last month red-flagged the growing footprint of Chinese institutions that could be a proxy for the Chinese government or have close ties to the ruling communist party.
Close
Vande Bharat Mission started in early May to evacuate Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus restrictions.(ANI)
Vande Bharat Mission started in early May to evacuate Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus restrictions.(ANI)

Nearly 9.5 lakh Indians return under Vande Bharat Mission: MEA

By Asian News International | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 07:13 PM IST
Addressing a weekly briefing, MEA’s spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said Vande Bharat Mission has become the largest sustained operation of repatriation of stranded Indians.
Close
Pakistan created confusion over the last date for filing a review petition, initially saying it was July 19 before changing the date to July 20. Pakistan took two weeks to inform India about the ordinance and shared the copy of it only after a request from New Delhi. (Reuters file)
Pakistan created confusion over the last date for filing a review petition, initially saying it was July 19 before changing the date to July 20. Pakistan took two weeks to inform India about the ordinance and shared the copy of it only after a request from New Delhi. (Reuters file)

Pakistan has blocked review of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case, says India

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 08:42 PM IST
People familiar with developments said on condition of anonymity that India would take the next step after legal consultations. They didn’t preclude the possibility of again approaching the ICJ on Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case.
Close
Uttar Pradesh, Oct 16 (ANI): A general view of Ayodhya City on Wednesday. Today is the last day for the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute case in Supreme Court. (ANI Photo)
Uttar Pradesh, Oct 16 (ANI): A general view of Ayodhya City on Wednesday. Today is the last day for the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute case in Supreme Court. (ANI Photo)

Pak condemns Ram Temple construction, gets a stinging comeback from India

By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 12:25 AM IST
The external affairs ministry dissed Prime Minister Imran Khan government’s statement on building the Ram Temple in Ayodhya
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Ladakh stand-off: India, China continue to stand ground

By Rezaul Lashkar and Shishir Gupta, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 11:57 AM IST
Close
Officials have already said the repatriation of Indian citizens is expected to begin once the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown eases after May 3.(AFP)
Officials have already said the repatriation of Indian citizens is expected to begin once the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown eases after May 3.(AFP)

Talks on to bring back stranded Indians: Govt

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 01:15 AM IST
Though Srivastava said he didn’t have details regarding the number of Indians stranded around the world or expatriate workers wishing to return to the country, people familiar with developments have said the number is expected to run into hundreds of thousands.
Close
On March 10, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN had delivered a letter from foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to the president of the Security Council, which called on the Council to take up the Kashmir issue.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
On March 10, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN had delivered a letter from foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to the president of the Security Council, which called on the Council to take up the Kashmir issue.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

India’s rejects China’s reference to Kashmir issue

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 10:13 PM IST
The spokesperson of China’s permanent mission to the UN had said on Tuesday that Beijing “pays close attention to the current situation” in Kashmir.
Close
Anurag Srivastava will be the new Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson(@IndiaInEthiopia/Twitter)
Anurag Srivastava will be the new Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson(@IndiaInEthiopia/Twitter)

Anurag Srivastava to replace Raveesh Kumar as Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson: Report

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 09:27 AM IST
Srivastava is currently serving as India’s Ambassador to Ethiopia and African Union. He is a 1999-batch IFS officer.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved