17th Indo-French Naval staff talks enhance maritime cooperation

The 17th round of talks between the Indian Navy (IN) and the French Navy (FN) took place from February 6 to 7 in New Delhi. Both sides actively engaged in discussions focusing on operational strategies, training programmes, and Subject Matter Expert (SME) exchanges. 

Padma Shri conferred upon French nationals, including 100-year-old yoga expert

NEW DELHI: In a significant development strengthening the ties between India and France, four French nationals have been honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri award, marking the highest representation from any foreign country. The esteemed Padma awards, which acknowledge outstanding contributions in various fields, were announced by the Centre on Thursday. This announcement coincided with […]

French Prez Macron visits Nizamuddin Dargah before heading to Paris

NEW DELHI: In a cultural interlude before departing for Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron, along with India’s External Affairs Minister Jaishankar, paid a visit to the historic Dargah Nizamuddin Aulia in New Delhi on January 26. The 700-year-old shrine, known as the nerve centre of Sufi culture in India, welcomed Macron, who arrived at approximately […]

Jaishankar and Macron’s diplomatic advisor delve into India-France convergence

NEW DELHI: The diplomatic advisor to French President Emmanuel Macron, Emmanuel Bonne, held discussions with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday. The meeting focused on bilateral relations, occurring two weeks before the French President’s scheduled visit to India to take part in the Republic Day celebrations. “Glad to meet Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to […]

Indian nationals stranded in France due to human trafficking probe safely repatriated

Airlines' Airbus A340, with 276 Indian passengers, grounded in France amid a trafficking probe, has safely landed in Mumbai.

Over 300 Indians on Nicaragua-bound plane landed in France over trafficking suspicions

NEW DELHI: French authorities grounded a Nicaragua-bound charter flight carrying 303 Indian passengers at Vatry Airport in eastern France, on Saturday. The Airbus A340, owned by Legend Airlines, was subjected to an unexpected halt following suspicions of human trafficking. Two individuals were sent to custody with Indian authorities actively investigating the situation. According to the […]

India and the UNSC Expansion

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), established in 1945, stands as one of the six principal bodies of the United Nations. Its powers, outlined in the United Nations Charter, include the establishment of peacekeeping operations, implementation of international sanctions, and authorization of military actions. Notably, the UNSC is the sole UN entity with the authority […]

France, Germany stand in solidarity with Israel Amidst Hamas-inflicted terror

French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron expressed condemnation for the turmoil that had been instigated in the nation.

Dhruv Rathee’s supporters attacked us in Europe: YouTuber couple

NEW DELHI: Anurag Goswami and Carolina Goswami, the Indian YouTubers known for their channel “India in Details,” have alleged that they have been attacked by supporters of YouTuber Dhruv Rathee in Europe. In a video, the couple alleged that they were attacked twice by his ‘radicalized supporters’, once in France and once in Germany. They said […]

PM on a tight schedule: To hold more than 15 bilateral meetings with world leaders

More than 15 bilateral meeting will be held by Modi to strengthen Indian's position on the global level