India Pakistan Talks

  • India, Pakistan DGMOs to meet after 14 years to discuss LoC tensions December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The DGMOs of India and Pakistan will meet on Tuesday after 14 years at India-Pakistan Wagah border in Punjab. Lt General Vinod Bhatia is expected to cross over to Pakistan at the Wagah border to hold discussions with his Pakistani counterpart Major General Amir Riaz. On the agenda...
  • No dates decided yet for Indo-Pak DGMOs meet, informs Foreign Secy October 18, 2013

    Notwithstanding increased border ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir, India and Pakistan are yet to decide a date for a meeting between their DGMOs, three weeks after the Prime Ministers of the two countries decided that they would meet to address the issue. "At this juncture, we have no dates," Foreign...
  • Calling off talks with Pakistan will be injudicious: M K Bhadrakumar August 8, 2013

    Should India go in for hasty blowback decisions like cancelling talks with Pakistan? Or should it engage more with the civilian government in Islamabad to exert more pressure on rogue state and non-state actors who are hell bent on hurting India? M K Bhadrakumar, former diplomat and foreign policy expert,...
  • Indo-Pak talks: Krishna meets Punjab CM, Governor September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian External Affairs Minister SM Krishna met Punjab Governor Latif Khosa and Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday. Upon his arrival in Lahore, Krishna said, "Well, all this is going to help foster a much more cordial relationship between our two countries." "It is my earnest desire and the...
  • Blame game over terror must stop: Hina Rabbani Khar September 9, 2012

    Indian and Pakistani Foreign Ministers finished their talks on Saturday evening amidst an atmosphere of positivity, and though there were few concrete assurances on the 26/11 trial in Pakistan, both nations signed a new liberalised visa agreement. ...
  • Pak PM wants sincere addressal of 'core issues' June 21, 2011

    Islamabad: Ahead of the crucial Foreign Secretary-level talks here, Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani today said that the "core issues" between the two countries should be addressed with sincerity in the bilateral dialogue process. Gilani "underlined the imperative of addressing the core issues with sincerity" under the dialogue process that resumed...
  • No talks between Krishna, Qureshi in Kabul July 19, 2010

    Pakistan seems to be backing down days after insulting External Affairs Minister S M Krishna in Islamabad. Interior Minister Rehman Malik now claims that the Indo-Pak peace process is intact, but sources say it's unlikely there will be any talk between Krishna and Qureshi when they meet in Kabul on...
  • Qureshi to visit India only for 'meaningful' talks July 18, 2010

    Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday upped the ante by saying he was unwilling to travel to New Delhi for talks unless India is prepared to hold a "meaningful, constructive and result-oriented" dialogue to resolve outstanding issues with Pakistan. "I do not want to visit India for...
  • Talking Point: India-Pakistan back to square one? February 25, 2010

    On a day when Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan met in New Delhi, opinions – both optimistic and pessimistic have been expressed by those on the opposing sides of the debate. On Talking Point, CNN-IBN tried to get the political view on the subject from Congress Leader Mani Shankar...
  • Investigate local angle in 26/11 as well: Bashir February 25, 2010

    Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir spoke exclusively to CNN-IBN declining to directly comment on India's request to allow access to the 26/11 accused. He however said that the engagement between the two countries will continue. ...
  • Devil's Advocate: Indo-Pak talks needed, says Malik December 21, 2009

    Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. One year after 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks where exactly do India-Pakistan relations stand. Karan Thapar asked this to the High Commissioner of Pakistan, Shahid Malik Karan Thapar: High Commissioner, let's start with the Pakistani view of the India-Pakistan relations. Last week you have said that...
  • Pak, India must talk about Kashmir, everything: Clinton December 15, 2009

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants India and Pakistan to resume their peace dialogue and discuss everything, including Kashmir, since the security of both the countries is threatened by terrorists. But while the US would encourage India and Pakistan, problems between the countries can be "solved by the two...
  • India At 9: Kashmir vital to talks, says Pak senator October 29, 2009

    Pakistani politician Syed Mushahid Hussain spoke to CNN-IBN about the relations between India and Pakistan. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had said that he is ready to talk to Pakistan on all issues, provided Islamabad starts supporting India on collective action against terror outfits. Hussain however said Kashmir remains the crux...
  • Manmohan, Zardari to meet in Russia, break ice June 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari at a multilateral summit in Russia on June 16--the time senior leaders of the two countries will speak after the terrorist attacks on Mumbai in November 2008. "They will be at the same place at the same time....They...