Siddhant Sibal

Siddhant Sibal

Siddhant Sibal is the principal diplomatic correspondent for WION. When he is not working, you will find him playing with his dog.

India plans to open 18 new missions in Africa: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, 'We take pride in our model of cooperation with Africa which is demand-driven, consultative, participative, involves local resources, builds capacity…

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Our debt crisis is problem of financial management, seeking help from RBI: Sri Lankan envoy to WION

Fernando spoke to WION political correspondent Siddhant Sibbal on a host of issues such as debt crisis and India's help to the island nation. 

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India slams Pakistan for saying New Delhi has no role in Afghanistan 

New Delhi said Pakistan should "first and foremost introspect its own role" and "responsibility in the precarious situation in Afghanistan".

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India summons Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan to protest SC order on 'Gilgit-Baltistan'

Pakistan's Supreme Court gave its verdict on Thursday giving so-called more rights to people of Gilgit Baltistan in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. 

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India-Maldives security cooperation keeps us safe: Maldivian defence minister to WION

Her visit comes a month after Maldivian foreign minister Abdulla Shahid and President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih visited India.

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We are at par with China: ISRO chairman on space race

Speaking to WION's correspondent Siddhant Sibal, ISRO chairman spoke on Gaganyaan and ISRO's focus for 2019.

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US discussed missile defence cooperation with India: Pentagon

The development comes months after India and Russia signed the S400 deal during President Putin's India visit last year.

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Thought of giving up never crossed my mind: Commander Abhilash Tomy to WION

Tomy was very badly hurt during the 2018 Golden Globe race to circumnavigate the earth. He was stuck for three days in the middle of the ocean before being rescued. 

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India summons Pakistan High Commission official over killing of civilian

n 2018, 28 civilians died due to ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces, maximum in the last 4 years

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Kartarpur corridor: Indian, Pakistani officials to meet soon as Pak says 35% work on its side of border complete

A high-level meeting meanwhile took place at the Home Ministry in Delhi on Tuesday. Land acquistion for the corridor on the Indian side of the border was discussed at the meet. 

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Meeting on Kartarpur corridor takes place in Home Ministry; diplomats discuss land acquisition 

According to sources in Pakistan, India is likely to propose a formal meeting on the Corridor to Pakistan.

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Indian national killed in Monday's Kabul blast, says Ministry of External Affairs

New Delhi has strongly condemned the horrific terror attack in Kabul and has expressed sincere condolences to the families of the victims.

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India trains 62 officials of Nepal's Finance Ministry under its ITEC programme

The special tailor-made training course on 'Global Perspectives on Public Financial Management' is being conducted at the Institute of Government Accounts and Finance in New Delhi.

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Attempts made to hack diplomats' social media accounts, India takes up matter with Pak

In another incident, a second secretary stationed at the Indian mission received an email from Facebook notifying of repeated attempts made to log into his Facebook account.

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Pak official gets into altercation with Delhi woman, let off after apology

Pak government sources told WION in Islamabad that the official was arrested. Indian government sources stated there was no arrest made. 

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