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Sushma Swaraj: Indian politician
Sushma Swaraj was an Indian politician and a Supreme Court lawyer. A senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party, Swaraj served as the Minister of External Affairs of India in the first Narendra Modi government (2014–2019). She was the second woman to hold the office, after Indira Gandhi. She was elected seven times as a Member of Parliament and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. At the age of 25 in 1977, she became the youngest cabinet minister of Indian state of Haryana. She also served as 5th Chief Minister of Delhi for a short duration in 1998.

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Things that Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj had in common


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A few days ago sister Sushma left us, today my friend Arun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM is on a three-nation tour of France, UAE and Bahrain. He has already visited UAE and France and is currently in Bahrain.
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Prime Minister Modi to continue with foreign visit

PM Modi broke down as he remembered Arun Jaitley while addressing the Indian community in Bahrain. He said, "A few days ago sister Sushma left us, today my friend Arun left me."
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In his last tweet, Jaitley was 'saddened, pained and broken' for Sushma Swaraj

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..
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There can’t be a better inspiration than Sushma Swaraj: PM Narendra Modi


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Sushma Swaraj transformed MEA, oriented it to 'people's call': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that Sushma Swaraj as external affairs minister transformed her ministry from being bound to protocol to one oriented to "people's call" and recalled she..
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BJP organises condolence meet to pay tribute to Sushma Swaraj


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PM, Amit Shah and others pay tribute to Sushma Swaraj at condolence meet

A condolence meeting to pay tribute to the former External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj was organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday.
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Union Cabinet pays tribute to Sushma Swaraj, 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.
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Bhutanese king lights thousand lamps in memory of Sushma Swaraj

Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck lit thousand butter lamps and offered prayers in the memory of Sushma Swaraj, who passed away after suffering cardiac arrest, according to a media report.
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UN diplomats of 50 countries pay tribute to Sushma Swaraj

Diplomats of about 50 countries across the world at the UN have written separate condolence messages for late Union minister Sushma Swaraj who died of a cardiac arrest on Tuesday. The countries..
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'Swarajya Ka Aham Hissa'! Amul's tribute on Sushma Swaraj will leave lump in your throat

While tweets, messages, condolences poured from all over the world, Amul's post left a lump in the throat.
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Sushma Swaraj was a champion for women in India and across the globe: Ivanka Trump


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Sushma Swaraj: An inspiration for party, a friend to rivals


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I pestered her for help, she never lost her cool

One such person is Hamid Ansari, an Indian national who was freed from a Pakistani jail due to efforts of the then external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj
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I have lost a mother, am an orphan now, says Geeta

Sushma Swaraj had brought Geeta from Pakistan to Indore on 27 October 2015 while she was foreign minister
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Sushma Swaraj was a 'best NCC cadet' in college

During her college days, Sushma remained the best speaker of her college for all three years
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Senior advocate Harish Salve spoke to her 10 minutes before she got cardiac arrest

Sushma wanted to pay Salve a fee of Rs 1 for his successful representation of India at the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case
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Sushma Swaraj's final journey: Country pays last respects to a leader of citizens

Swaraj, who also served as the Leader of Opposition and chief minister of Delhi, was given full state honours after which her body was cremated in the electric crematorium
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How Sushma Swaraj's intervention led to evacuation of Kerala nurses from Iraq


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'Her compassion for people won her respect around the world': Rahul Gandhi writes to Sushma Swaraj's husband

Rahul Gandhi wrote a letter to Sushma Swaraj's husband Swaraj Kaushal, condoling the demise of the BJP stalwart.
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Cow protector from Germany owes her stay in India to Sushma


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Sushma Swaraj cremated with state honours, daughter Bansuri performs last rites

Sushma's last rites were performed by her daughter Bansuri Swaraj, as her husband Swaraj Kaushal stood beside his daughter.
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World leaders condole Sushma Swaraj's demise, recall her contributions

Swaraj, who was external affairs minister from May, 2014 to May, 2019, passed away in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67. Terming her a "friend" and "strong..
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With galaxy of leaders in attendance, Sushma Swaraj cremated with full state honours

Delhi police personnel sounded the bugle as her body was taken to the electric crematorium as leaders from various parties and foreign dignitaries attended the last rites of the late BJP leader.
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Friends recall Sushma Swaraj’s childhood days


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Himachal CM says demise of Sushma Swaraj has closed glorious chapter in Indian politics


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Dalai writes letter for Sushma Swaraj, Tibetan govt expressed grief


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'With Sushma ji's demise, I lost my mother thrice'

The associate professor at the Netherlands’ leading university Delft University of Technology, who puts a tripund (tilak) of sandal paste on his forehead daily before starting his day at the..
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Madhya Pradesh was central to Sushma Swaraj's political journey

BJP stalwart and former Union minister Sushma Swaraj, who died on Tuesday night, had a special connection with Madhya Pradesh, which she represented in Parliament multiple times.
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Sushma Swaraj was just 'a phone call away' for families of Indians killed in Iraq

The families say Swaraj was a constant source of support and helped them bring back the mortal remains of their loved ones which finally gave them closure. "Otherwise we would have waited our whole..
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Sushma Swaraj set standards for clean politics, says Adityanath


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RSS expresses grief on Sushma Swaraj's demise

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Wednesday expressed profound grief over the demise of BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj and noted that she was happy with the removal of Article 370 by the Centre, as..
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Poetic encounters between Sushma, Manmohan Singh that enlivened Lok Sabha

During a discussion in the 15th Lok Sabha, Singh looking at Swaraj, recited Mirza Ghalib's famous couplet "Hum ko un se vafa ki hai ummid, jo nahin jante vafa kya hai (We are expecting loyalty from..
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PM Modi among hundreds at crematorium to pay last respects to Sushma Swaraj

Hundreds of people, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and veteran party leader L K Advani, gathered at the Lodhi Road crematorium here on Wednesday to pay their final..
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Sushma Swaraj: Tributes pour in from Pakistan


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Sushma Swaraj gave Indian diplomacy a human face, says Sonia Gandhi

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in a condolence letter to Sushma Swaraj's husband Swaraj Kaushal expressed her shock and respect for the departed BJP leader. Gandhi called Swaraj "a lady of extraordinary..
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Sushma Swaraj was an ambassador of Indian culture: LS speaker Om Birla

"SushmaSwaraj ji was an ambassador of the Indian culture. She was an able administrator and a sensitive leader. Today the entire country is sad to lose a leader like her. She understood everyone's..
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Why Sushma Swaraj would have worn green saree today

One trait of Sushma Swaraj which is hardly known is her unique wardrobe management. Sushma Swaraj colour-coordinated her clothes with the days of the week. The colour of her saree varied according to..
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Watch: When Sushma Swaraj learnt Kannada to take on Sonia Gandhi from Bellary

Sushma Swaraj's Karnataka connection.
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Watch: 'Daughter of India' Geeta, who was stranded in Pak for 15 years, gives special tribute to Sushma Swaraj

Geeta had strayed into Pakistan at the age of 11 and was handed over to the Edhi Foundation by the police, who found her at Lahore railway station.
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"Form no.18612, roll no- 503" : Sushma Swaraj's law college admission form will make you teary-eyed

She took admission in Panjab University in the year 1971 -72.
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Rajya Sabha mourns Sushma Swaraj's death

Naidu said Sushma Swaraj was a "sister" to him who used to tie rakhi to him every year. "This year I will be missing this honour," he said in his address.
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Sushma Swaraj set high standards for MEA by taking diplomacy to people, was always just a tweet away

Swaraj - who was also the most followed foreign minister in the world - took several path-breaking measures during her term, such as the expansion of the passport infrastructure and the enhanced..
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The life and political journey of Sushma Swaraj

Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj passed away on August 6, 2019 at the age of 67. She achieved many firsts in her political career, including being the country's youngest Cabinet minister..
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Foreign dignitaries, world leaders pay their tributes to Sushma Swaraj


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Void left by Sushma Swaraj's demise will not be filled for long time: Amit Shah

Amit Shah paid tributes to Sushma Swaraj.
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Rahul, Sonia pay last tribute to Sushma Swaraj

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday paid their last respects to senior BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who passed away on Tuesday night after..
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Haryana mourns Swaraj's demise, locals in Ambala recall her childhood days

Sushma Swaraj spent her childhood days at Ambala Cantonment. She was a member of the Haryana legislative assembly from 1977-82 and 1987-90 during the days of the then state governments headed by..
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A stateswoman, key architect of renewing bilateral ties: World leaders remember India's former EAM Sushma Swaraj

The 67-year-old BJP stalwart was admitted to All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) following a deterioration in her health. She passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest.
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