Tag: Sushma Swaraj

Padma Awards 2020: Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes get second-highest civilian honour

NEW DELHI: The government of India on Saturday announced the names of this year’s recipients of the Padma awards. Former Union ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes – all of whom died in 2019 – were posthumously awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the nation’s second highest civilian honour. The list had 141 awards – […]

BJP stalwart Sushma Swaraj: A powerful orator and people’s minister

NEW DELHI: A powerful orator, an easily-accessible external affairs minister and a politician of many firsts, Sushma Swaraj was a loyal BJP soldier who was always ready to face a challenge. Swaraj’s attachment with the party ideology and principles was apparent even hours before she passed away as she tweeted to congratulate Prime Narendra Modi […]

Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passes away

NEW DELHI:Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj passed away on Tuesday night, AIIMS sources said. She was 67. The senior BJP leader was brought to AIIMS around 9:30pm and was straight away taken to the emergency ward. AIIMS doctors said she died of a cardiac arrest. “A glorious chapter in Indian […]

Swaraj, Jaitley and Gadkari lay foundation stones for Dwarka Expressway, Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

NEW DELHI: Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister SArun Jaitley and Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stones for development of 8-lane access controlled Dwarka Expressway and Delhi-Mumbai Expressway in Delhi today. The ministers also inaugurated […]

MEA will help textiles ministry to promote silk in global markets

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday assured that the textiles ministry to provide all support for promoting silk in global markets. Swaraj said that silk is a strong commodity and there is huge demand for it in the international markets. “I assure you that the ministry of external affairs will become a […]

Developed nations must lift the deprived with financial, technical resources: India at UN

UNITED NATIONS:India on Saturday told the UN General Assembly that countries that have exploited the nature for their immediate needs cannot abdicate their responsibilities and developed nations must lift the deprived with financial and technical resources. Under-developed and developing nations are the worst victims of climate change and these neither have the capacity nor the […]

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