Give list of people who went with PM Modi on foreign tours: CIC to MEA
Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 8:39 PM
Central Information Commission has directed the External Affairs Ministry to disclose the names of private individuals who travelled with PM Modi on foreign tours. It was hearing an RTI plea seeking details of expenses incurred during these tours from 2015-2017. The ministry stated during the hearing that only dates, places of visit and expenses on chartered flights have been recorded.
Modi received gifts worth over 12L on foreign tours: MEA treasury data
Monday, August 27, 2018, 10:11 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received 168 gifts worth Rs 12.57 lakh during his foreign visits between July 2017 and June 2018, according to data of the Ministry of External Affairs' treasury. The gifts included a Montblanc wrist watch, a silver plaque and a set of Montblanc pens, among others. PM Modi visited 20 countries during this period.
Here's why Sushma Swaraj wants to 'consult' a volcano
Thursday, August 9, 2018, 7:18 PM
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is known to win hearts with her tweets, and on Wednesday, she left everyone laughing. A Twitter user asked the EAM if it was safe to travel to Bali (Indonesia) and was there any advisory issued by the government. To this, Swaraj replied, "I will have to consult the volcano there". She never fails on sass scale!