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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 and became the First female Chief Minister of Delhi.

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Watch: Nation remembers former EAM Sushma Swaraj on her first death anniversary [Video]

Watch: Nation remembers former EAM Sushma Swaraj on her first death anniversary

Tributes poured in for former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on her first death anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered her as an articulate voice for India at the world stage...

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'Sushmanjali' prayer meet organised to pay tribute to Sushma Swaraj on her death anniversary [Video]

'Sushmanjali' prayer meet organised to pay tribute to Sushma Swaraj on her death anniversary

'Sushmanjali' prayer meet was organised on August 06 to pay tribute to late external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on her 1st death anniversary. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash..

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'Epitome of grace, commitment, ethics': Tributes pour in for Sushma Swaraj on first death anniversary

Tributes poured in for Sushma Swaraj on her first death anniversary on Thursday as Twitterati showered praises in remembrance of the senior BJP leader who revolutionalised Twitter diplomacy. Sushma..
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Prakash Javadekar, artistes laud Sushma Swaraj's contribution as I&B minister

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PM Modi tweets in remembrance of Sushma Swaraj

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Sushma Swaraj epitomised unwavering commitment to public service: PM Modi

Sushma Swaraj epitomised dignity and had an unwavering commitment to public service, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, as he paid tributes to the late BJP leader on her 68th birth..
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Top News of the Day | Feb 13, 2020: Panchayat by-election announced in J&K, govt tribute to Sushma Swaraj and more

In top news of the day on February 13, the Election Commission has announced the schedule of the by-election for vacant panchayat seats in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. This and other top..
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Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, Foreign Service Institute renamed after Sushma Swaraj


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Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj among 7 Padma Vibhushan awardees this year

BJP stalwarts Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj and socialist icon George Fernandes, all of whom passed away last year, have been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian..
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Padma Awards 2020: Padma Vibhushan for Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj; Padma Bhushan for Manohar Parrikar; check list here

This year, the Padma Vibhushan has been awarded to seven people, the Padma Bhushan to 16 individuals and the Padma Shree to 118 people
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Padma awards announced; posthumous honour for Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj

The government on Saturday announced the Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country. The awards are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma..
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Chargesheet filed against man accused of forging Mehbooba Mufti's signature

Sandeep Koul was earlier accused of forging the signature of the then External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
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A few days ago sister Sushma left us, today my friend Arun: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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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

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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

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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

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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 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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