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    Sushma Swaraj

    Sushma Swaraj

    Sushma Swaraj is an Indian politician and a former Supreme Court lawyer. A senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party, Swaraj is serving as the Minister of External Affairs of India since 26 May 2014; she is the second woman to hold the office, after Indira Gandhi.

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    National

    PM Modi meets 'friend' Jaitley's family on return home

    In his first public engagement after returning from the G7 Summit in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday morning visited former Finance minister Arun Jaitley's family at his Kailash Colony residence here.

    'Jaitley could have been in Modi 2.0 Cabinet but never gave false hope'
    National

    'Jaitley could have been in Modi 2.0 Cabinet but never gave false hope'

    Tamil Nadu BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan on Sunday paid homage to finance minister Arun Jaitley and said he could have acquired a position in Prime minister Narendra Modi 2.0 Cabinet but he never gave false hope to the government.

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    Politics

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    With the demise of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lost several of its most articulate and visible public faces in a span of one year.

    Sushma, Jaitley were capable contemporaries, BJP faces a void
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    Sushma, Jaitley were capable contemporaries, BJP faces a void

    She held senior positions with the party, NDA govt. Both the leaders hailed the step which has been a key part of ideological battle of BJP and its predecessor Jan Sangh. Both Swaraj and Jaitley were key members of Modi-I government. Swaraj brought the External Affairs Ministry closer to people and helped expand the government's outreach in the neighbourhood and beyond. Jaitley held the Finance portfolio when some key decisions including demonetisation and GST were taken. Both were groomed by senior BJP leaders including Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L.

    In his last tweet, Jaitley was "saddened, pained and broken"
    Politics

    In his last tweet, Jaitley was "saddened, pained and broken"

    Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who passed away on Saturday after a prolonged illness, was "saddened, pained and broken" after hearing about the demise of his former Cabinet colleague and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

    When Jaitley expressed condolence after Sushma's demise
    National

    When Jaitley expressed condolence after Sushma's demise

    As tributes poured in for former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who died at AIIMS on Saturday after prolonged illness, his tweet condoling Sushma Swaraj's death on August 7 has assumed new significance.

    Union Cabinet pays tribute to Sushma, says she was a distinguished leader, outstanding parliamentarian
    Politics

    Union Cabinet pays tribute to Sushma, says she was a distinguished leader, outstanding parliamentarian

    The Union Cabinet met on Tuesday and paid tributes to former union minister Sushma Swaraj saying the country has lost a distinguished leader and an outstanding parliamentarian.

    Swaraj will be remembered as mentor, guide: Indian envoy to Pak
    National

    Swaraj will be remembered as mentor, guide: Indian envoy to Pak

    Paying a tribute to former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who passed away on Tuesday after a sudden cardiac arrest, Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria on Thursday said his entire team will remember her as "a mentor and guide".

    MARD calls off strike opposing NMC Bill on 'humtarian grounds'
    National

    MARD calls off strike opposing NMC Bill on 'humtarian grounds'

    Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) called off their strike opposing the NMC Bill, with immediate effect on "humtarian grounds".

    Himachal: Over 200 differently-abled students pay tribute to late Sushma Swaraj by planting trees
    National

    Himachal: Over 200 differently-abled students pay tribute to late Sushma Swaraj by planting trees

    On Wednesday, over two hundred differently-abled students participated in a plantation drive which was dedicated to former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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