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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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    Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, George Fernandes, Parrikar conferred with Padma awards posthumously
    National

    Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, George Fernandes, Parrikar conferred with Padma awards posthumously

    Former Union ministers Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Manohar Parrikar and George Fernandes have been conferred Padma awards posthumously, according to an official announcement made on Saturday.

    Padma Vibhushan for Arun Jaitely, Sushma Swaraj, Mary Kom
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    Padma Vibhushan for Arun Jaitely, Sushma Swaraj, Mary Kom

    Former Union Ministers Susham Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and George Fenandes will be conferred Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Renowned boxer Mary Kom will also be the recipient of the award, the second highest civilian honour of the country.

    Harish Salve: India's legal eagle at international fora
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    Harish Salve: India's legal eagle at international fora

    For Re 1, he fought hard and represented India in a protracted legal battle at the highest international forum in the world. Former Solicitor General Harish Salve is reckoned as a legal eagle who has carefully watched over India's interests. He was India's lead counsel on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), and secured a verdict which prevented Jadhav's execution in Pakistan.

    Social media to help Geeta find her family
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    Social media to help Geeta find her family

    Four years after hearing impaired Geeta was rescued and brought back from Pakistan, she has not been able to find her family despite efforts being made by various NGOs. Now social media and mobile apps are being used to locate her family.

    As India preps to address another UNGA session, we remember Sushma Swaraj's contributions
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    As India preps to address another UNGA session, we remember Sushma Swaraj's contributions

    It is often said that the presence of people can be felt long after they've left for higher places. Nothing stands truer, as the next UN General Assembly session fast approaches, without the presence of one of India's most beloved leaders, Sushma Swaraj.

    As India preps to address another UNGA session, we remember Sushma Swaraj's contributions
    National

    As India preps to address another UNGA session, we remember Sushma Swaraj's contributions

    It is often said that the presence of people can be felt long after they've left for higher places. Nothing stands truer, as the next UN General Assembly session fast approaches, without the presence of one of India's most beloved leaders, Sushma Swaraj.

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

    From Vajpayee to Jaitley, demise of BJP stalwarts leaves void in Indian polity
    Politics

    From Vajpayee to Jaitley, demise of BJP stalwarts leaves void in Indian polity

    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
    Politics

    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.

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