Bilateral Talks

  • Manmohan Singh leaves on 4-day visit to Brunei, Indonesia to attend ASEAN summit October 9, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday left on a four-day visit to Brunei and Indonesia during which he will attend ASEAN summit and hold talks on crucial bilateral and regional issues, including ways to enhance economic cooperation. Ahead of his departure, Singh said his visits "will further intensify our engagement with...
  • Manmohan Singh, Zuma interacted many times at BRICS April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and South African President Jacob Zuma "interacted on several occasions" during the BRICS summit in Durban though the two sides did not hold delegation-level talks, an official said in New Delhi on Wednesday. Seeking to refute reports that the Indian delegation failed to hold a...
  • Positive talks are on with China: Khurshid December 9, 2012

    Farrukhabad: Positive talks are on with China over the border dispute, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said, hoping that desired results would be achieved. "Positive talks are going on over the border dispute with China and we hope that desired results would come from them," Khurshid, who was Farrukhabad...
  • PM's Tehran trip sending a wrong message to the West? August 31, 2012

    Does India cosying up to Iran and Pakistan send a wrong message to the West which wants to isolate the two countries on the global stage. ...
  • PM's Tehran trip sending a wrong message to the West? August 31, 2012

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is in Tehran to attend the 16th NAM summit where he may hold bilateral talks with the top Iranian leadership and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari. Does India cosying up to Iran and Pakistan send a wrong message to the West which wants to isolate the...
  • Indo-Pak Home Secy-level talks on May 24-25 May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Home Secretaries of India and Pakistan will hold bilateral talks on May 24 and 25 in Islamabad during which a liberalised visa regime for the two countries is expected to be approved apart from New Delhi pressing for action against perpetrators of 26/11 attack. During the parleys, which...
  • Bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice: PM to Zardari April 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Goshtaba and dosas, some bilateral talks and an emotional visit to the Ajmer sharif, that basically sums up Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India. While Pakistan's head of state claimed it was purely a private visit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh did raise the issue of Hafiz...
  • Punish Saeed to normalise ties, PM tells Zardari April 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday insisted that Pakistan should act on 26/11 suspects including Lashkar founder Hafiz Saeed. Linking the progress in bilateral ties to Pakistan taking action against Saeed and others responsible for Mumbai terror attacks, Singh plainly told Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari that...
  • Common wish that ties must normalise: PM April 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh emerged from a meeting at the latter's residence on Sunday afternoon. Issuing a brief joint statement, Singh said, "Have lot of issues., willing to find pragmatic solutions." Singh said they had 'constructive talks', and the two sides were "willing...
  • India, Pakistan trade ties encouraging: US November 12, 2011

    Addu (Maldives): Recent measures to normalise trade between India and Pakistan are encouraging signs towards the realisation of a 'new silk road' connecting south and central Asia, a US official said on Friday. Robert O Blake the Assistant Secretary of State for Southern and Central Asian Affairs said that the...
  • Russian President to visit India from Dec 20 December 16, 2010

    Moscow: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will pay an official visit to India on December 20-22, the Kremlin announced on Thursday. During his New Delhi stay Medvedev will meet with President Pratibha Patil and hold annual summit talks with Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on the whole range of bilateral and...
  • Krishna runs into Qureshi, meets Hillary later September 28, 2010

    New York: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna ran into his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York Monday evening. The two leaders shook hands and exchanged pleasantries. This was their second interaction in the last five days. The two crossed paths in the parking lot of the UN...
  • Let's exchange hearts, not dossiers: Pak minister June 28, 2010

    Within 24 hours of Home Minister P Chidambaram's visit to Islamabad, the Pakistani government appears more flexible about India's demand to act against the real 26/11 masterminds, including Jamat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed. The turning point, it seems, was the details of the interrogation of Lashkar terrorist David Headley. CNN-IBN Deputy...
  • India raises cross-border terrorism with Pak June 24, 2010

    Islamabad/New Delhi: The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan Thursday ended their talks in Islamabad, which will firm up the agenda for the meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries next month. Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao began delegation-level talks with her Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir on bilateral issues earlier...
  • India warns Pak on aiding terror once again June 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Ahead of their forthcoming talks to reduce the "trust deficit", India has asked Pakistan to stop using terrorist groups "selectively as strategic assets" and advocated a "creative solution" to complex issues like Jammu and Kashmir. "Terrorism as a continuation of war by other means, and the use of...
  • PM, Obama to talk of terrorism, Headley April 11, 2010

    Washington: India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday began a four-day visit to the US to attend the 42-nation Nuclear Security Summit that will focus on nuclear security and his first bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama since they met in November last year. The threat of a Jihadi takeover of...
  • Kashmir is Pak's jugular vein, reiterates Pak PM September 20, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday asked India to come forward for negotiations to resolve the Kashmir dispute 'so that there could be lasting peace in the region'. "We want to resolve the Kashmir dispute peacefully and invite India for negotiations, a gesture that it has continued to...
  • America will get strict with CTBT: Robert Blackwill May 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Former US Ambassador to India Robert Blackwill on Monday called for frequent bilateral strategic policy dialogue pertaining to geo-political and trade issues between India and the US. “As US-India trade and investment in the coming few years will become more important than ever, I strongly encourage CII and the...
  • Indo-US nuke deal talk continues June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian and US negotiators burnt the midnight oil on Friday to overcome the difference on 123 agreement. Media reports suggest some headway may have been made on two issues, penalties for testing and lifetime fuel supply guarantees for safeguarded reactors. But the reports also say India's right to reprocess...
  • Breakthrough eludes Indo-US N-talks June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Technical issues dominated the bilateral talks between India and US on the 123 Agreement for a second day on Friday. There was no word yet on any possible breakthrough a day before the concluding round of talks on Saturday. The talks have remain deadlocked over four contentious areas regarding...
  • 2nd round of Indo-US N-talks begin June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon and US Undersecretary Nicholas Burns will begin delegation level talks on the 123 agreement in Delhi's Hyderabad House on Friday. Burns said the talks are going well and there was no comment from the Indian side as yet. "I think both of us...
  • Bilateral talks positive: Kasuri April 2, 2007

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri says India and Pakistan have never had such positive discussions on Kashmir as in the past three years. CNN-IBN spoke to him soon after the bilateral talks between India and Pakistan. Suhasini Haider: You have finished bi-lateral talks with the Indian External Affairs...