S jaishankar: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Why did Supreme Court issue notice over election of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Rajya Sabha?

Published: November 19, 2020

On November 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of India issued notice on petition against the election of the Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to Rajya Sabha. What is the issue? The Supreme Court bench comprising of Chief Justice S A Bobde, Justice Ramasubramanian and Justice A S Bopanna issued notice challenging the election of ..

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India attended East Asia Summit: Ha Noi Declaration adopted

Published: November 16, 2020

India was represented by the External Affairs minister S Jaishankar at the East Asia Summit. The summit adopted Ha Noi Declaration. Key highlights The minister expressed concerns over eroding trust in the South China sea region. He also highlighted the importance of adhering to international sea laws and respecting sovereignty and integrity. China claims sovereignty ..

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4th India-Philippines Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation

Published: November 9, 2020

The 4th India- Philippines Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation was held virtually on November 6. The meeting was co- chaired by India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Teodoro Locsin Jr, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Philippines. Key Points of 4th India-Philippines Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation The major points and areas ..

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India-Japan sign Agreement for cooperation in AI, 5G, Critical Information Infrastructure

Published: October 8, 2020

On October 7, 2020, India and Japan signed agreements of cooperation in Artificial Intelligence, 5G technology. The countries also agreed to give momentum to the supply chain initiative in the Indo-Pacific region. Highlights The agreements were signed between the External Affairs Minister Shri S Jaishankar and his Japanese Counter part Motegi. The agreement was signed ..

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QUAD Foreign Ministers meet held in Tokyo

Published: October 6, 2020

On October 6, 2020, the foreign ministers of India, Japan, US and Australia held the Quad foreign ministers meet. India was represented by the External Affairs minister S JaiShankar. India at the meet India said that it remains committed in upholding rules-based international orders. India also mentioned that it is underpinned by rule of law, ..

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