1. Sushma Swaraj at UNGA: Kashmir is and always will be ours

Sushma Swaraj at UNGA: Kashmir is and always will be ours

Sushma Swaraj's speech at UNGA: Referring to the recent attacks in Valley, Swaraj said Kashmir is an integral part of India and Pakistan must stop dreaming about it.

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Sushma Swaraj's speech at UNGA: In a strong reply to Nawaz Sharif, Swaraj said that India has never set any condition for dialogues but has only tried to strengthen ties, “but in return has got Pathankot, Uri, Bahadur Ali”..(Associated Press) Sushma Swaraj’s speech at UNGA: In a strong reply to Nawaz Sharif, Swaraj said that India has never set any condition for dialogues but has only tried to strengthen ties, “but in return has got Pathankot, Uri, Bahadur Ali”..(Associated Press)

Sushma Swaraj’s speech at UNGA: In a strong reply to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that India has never set any condition for dialogues but has only tried to strengthen ties, “but in return has got Pathankot, Uri, Bahadur Ali”..  Referring to the recent attacks in Valley, Swaraj said Kashmir is an integral part of India and Pakistan must stop dreaming about it. Stay tuned to this space for more updates:

Sushma Swaraj’s Speech at UNGA | Live updates

08:55 pm: Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh lauds Swaraj’s speech saying, “befitting speech by Sushma Swaraj Ji at UNGA: highlighting our issues with Pakistan and reiterating our demand for a permanent seat at UNSC”

08:50 pm: Minister Of State for Information & Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore underlines the Balochistan issue, says “the External Affairs Minister brought it out clearly. Pakistan should stop day dreaming and look at human rights violations in their territory.”

08.40 pm: “India is a powerful country which believes in peaceful and constructive diplomatic means to unite the world against terrorism,” Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

8:13 pm: UNGA Can Indian EAM explain that if Kashmir is an ” integral part of India, why is it on the Agenda of Security Council?”: Pak MEA

08: 10 pm: Strange that Indian EAM is disowning the UN SC resolutions and that too at the UN: Pakistan

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8:00 pm: Sushma Swaraj hauls Pakistan over the coals at UNGA; says stop dreaming about Kashmir 

7:58 pm: The world has known for the last 25-30 years now that Pakistan is a net exporter of terror: Manish Tewari,Congress

7:56 pm: Shekhar Gupta: Wonderfully, calm, mature, firm yet understated. So trademark Sushma Swaraj Pakistan dealt with en passant, essentials stated in a few lines

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7:53 pm: EAM brought it out clearly, Pak should stop day dreaming & look at human rights violations in their territory: MoS I&B Rajyavardhan Rathore

7:53 pm: Kanwal Sibal to India Today: China will never allow Pakistan to be isolated

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7:51 pm: Praveen Swami, Indian Express: Isolating a nuclear armed state would not be good

7:50 pm: Praveen Swami, Indian Express: Whether we like it or not, Pakistan is a major military power in the world. Isolation of Pakistan is a vague concept

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7:46 pm: Sanjaya Baru to India Today: PM Modi will not declare his strategy openly. Political leaders can change policy from day to day

7:45 pm: Maroof Raza to Times Now: Raising Bahadur Ali and Uri is a good way of giving it back to Pakistan

7:44 pm: Maroof Raza to Times Now: Sushma made it clear that Kashmir is a very important part of India

7:43 PM: Maroof Raza to Times Now: Sushma raised 3-4 very important points

7:42 PM: Kanwal Sibal to India Today: Points Sushma made on terrorism was well taken by the audience at UN

7:40 pm: What did we get from Pakistan in return for the friendship that India had extended? Pathankot? Uri?

7:40 pm: Kanwal Sibal to India Today: Points Sushma made on terrorism was well taken by the audience at UN

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Long queue of people wanting to compliment EAM on her UNGA address Long queue of people wanting to compliment EAM on her UNGA address

7:38 pm: Ajai Shukla to India Today: Sushma put Pakistan to the sword very ably.

7:37 pm: EAM Sushma Swaraj concludes UNGA address, reiterates the call for action: What happens tomorrow will depend on what we do today.

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First person to greet EAM after her address is the FM of Oman Alawi First person to greet EAM after her address is the FM of Oman Alawi

7:36 pm: Ajai Shukla to India Today: Perfectly in consonant with the ideology of isolating Pakistan

7:36 pm: EAM Sushma Swaraj exhorts the UNGA to action – 2 critical unfulfilled tasks remain: First, passing the CCIT, pending for two decades. Second, an expansion in the membership of UNSC to reflect contemporary realities is an urgent necessity

7:35 pm: India calls for the adoption of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism to develop norms to prosecute and extradite terrorists

7:34 pm: Praveen Swami, Indian Express: The speech did not have the robustness

7:33 pm: Sanjaya Baru to India Today: It was a balanced speech by Sushma Swaraj. Wished she had spoken more on climate change

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7:32 pm: Sushma Swaraj responds to Pak PM Sharif at UNGA: The brutality against the Baloch people represents the worst form of State oppression

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Terrorism is the biggest violation of human rights, a crime against humanity itself. But we must ask - who benefits? Terrorism is the biggest violation of human rights, a crime against humanity itself. But we must ask – who benefits?

7:30 pm: Kanwal Sibal to India Today: this was a very effective speech

7:29 pm: Kashmir is an integral part of India, and will be always. Aap (Pakistan) sapna dekhna chor dijiye: EAM Sushma Swaraj to Pakistan

7:28 pm: Kashmir is ours and will always remain ours, Swaraj says

7:27 pm: The brutality against the Baloch people represents the worst form of state oppression: Swaraj

7:27 pm: Bahadur Ali is a living proof of the betrayal

7:26 pm: The truth is we always have engaged with Pakistan. Kashmir is part of India, Sushma says

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Aatankwaadiyon ko paalna kuch deshon ka shaunk ban gaya hai: EAM Sushma Swaraj Aatankwaadiyon ko paalna kuch deshon ka shaunk ban gaya hai: EAM Sushma Swaraj

7:25 pm: Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others: EAM Sushma Swaraj on Nawaz Sharif’s Kashmir rant

7:24 pm: Pakistan is no one to preach on human rights

7:24 pm: Sushma Swaraj points fingers at Pakistan. Sushma raises Balochistan at UN

7:23 pm: Who finances terror and terrorists? Same question was raised by Afghanistan on this very platform few days back : EAM Swaraj

7:23 pm: Aatankwaad manavidhakaron ka sabse bada ulanghan hai, kyunki wo nirdosh logon ko maarta hai: EAM Swaraj

7:22 pm: I am very thankful to the UN for its tremendous support for International Yoga day: EAM Sushma Swaraj

7:21 pm: Nothing underlines our commitment to the SDGs more than the approach of our National Parliament, she says

7:20 pm: From managing new vaccines to managing natural disasters and mobility of human resources EAM outlines the issues discussed at UNGA

7:19 pm: Sushma Swaraj raises Uri attack at UNGA

7:18 pm: EAM Sushma Swaraj at UNGA highlights key initiatives of the Modi govt – SwachhBharat, MakeInIndia, JanDhanYojana, SkillIndia

7:17 pm: Climate change is an issue we need to focus

7:16 pm: Sushma Swaraj speaks of initiatives taken by the Modi government. We have introduced programmes for the youth of the country

7:16 pm: From managing new vaccines to managing natural disasters and mobility of human resources EAM outlines the issues discussed at UNGA

7:15 pm: Sanitation is also a big issue, and we have started ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyan’ under which 4 lakh toilets are built in 2 lakh schools, Swaraj says

7:15 pm: We must remember that we will be defined not just by our actions, but equally, by our inaction.

7:15 pm: Digital India is transforming the world

7:15 pm: Today the biggest challenge all of us face is the poverty prevalent in all corners of the world

7:12 PM: Sushma is speaking in Hindi. A year has passed since I stood at this hallowed podium to address members of the int’l community, she says.

7:10 PM: EAM Sushma Swaraj addresses the 71st session of UN General Assembly in New York

7:05 pm: M J Akbar: Glorification of Burhan Wani, commander of the militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, by Nawaz Sharif at the world forum is an act of “self-incrimination” by Pakistan.

7:03 pm: India’s envoy to the UN Syed Akbaruddin: Terrorism is the “primary concern” for India as well as for nations across the world.

7:01 pm: Vikas Swarup, spokesperson, MEA: The whole world and the entire nation is waiting to hear from Swaraj, who will deliver India’s “vision document” at the 71st UNGA

7:00 pm: The Congress party has extended its support to Sushma Swaraj ahead of her address

6:59 PM: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s address at UNGA in the background of the Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir is much awaited, not just in India, but also internationally.

6:53 pm: EAM Sushma Swaraj arrives at UN for her address to the 71st UNGA session (source: MEA)

6:52 pm: What PM Modi should get Swaraj to say in her speech at UNGA

 

 

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    Kt govindan
    Sep 26, 2016 at 3:01 pm
    A brilliant rebuttal to pak pm. But what about the 'moovh thodke'jawab for pak for killing unarmed indian soldier. Dont expect we indian cooldown with UN speech. we want a for tat the same way the oak terrorist done to our son at uri.
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