INDIA PAKISTAN TIES

  • Manohar Parrikar meets three defence chiefs, says all procurement process will be transparent November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after taking charge of the Defence Ministry, Manohar Parrikar on Monday met all three service chiefs of armed forces. "All defence procurement process will be transparent but fast, that is my speciality," Parrikar said. Talking about the sinking of a torpedo recovery vessel off the Visakhapatnam coast...
  • BJP condemns Pakistan for ceasefire violations October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday condemned the firing by Pakistan at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) and said the defence forces have been tasked to give an appropriate reply. "We condemn this. Whatever is needed to be done, it is left to the defence...
  • Pak says it is committed to having normal ties, India says talk and terror can't go hand and hand August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: As ceasefire violations by Pakistan continue, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India on Thursday said that the country is committed to having normal ties with India. However, the Indian government accused Pakistan of funding terrorists. "Pakistan is committed to having a normal relationship with India on the basis of...
  • Manmohan Singh to meet Nawaz Sharif, terror talks up for discussion September 26, 2013

    Frankfurt: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be meeting US president Barack Obama and Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on his trip to the UN general Assembly in the US. While there are assumptions regarding the agenda for the meeting, the government officials have maintained that there is no breakthrough from the...
  • 'Change in Pak approach toward India unlikely' May 14, 2013

    Washington: Even as there is a sense of positivity over IndoPak ties after the outcome of Pakistan polls, a former Pakistani diplomat believes a regime change is unlikely to bring any substantial shift in Islamabad's approach. Former Pakistan Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani noted this while giving an analysis...
  • Narendra Modi's claim on Sir Creek mischievous: PMO December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Wednesday said the claims made by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi that Sir Creek was being "handed over" to Pakistan was "unsubstantiated" and "mischievous" as they came a day before the first phase of theassembly elections in the state. "The prime minister has...
  • Modi asks PM to assure Sir Creek won't be given to Pak December 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad/New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hit back at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh claiming he had failed to answer the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's questions on Sir Creek. Modi said that the Prime Minister must assure the nation on the stand taken on the issue. The Gujarat...
  • India want to see a strong and stable Pakistan: PM December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said India would like to see a "strong, stable and prosperous" Pakistan and that he was happy to see democracy flourish over there as he received a Parliamentary delegation from that country. Singh also told the delegation led by Chairman of Pakistan's...
  • India to issue 3,000 visas to Pakistani cricket fans November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: India has decided to issue 3,000 visas to Pakistani nationals to witness the upcoming IndoPak limited over cricket series beginning on December 25. For the first time, India has also agreed to issue multiplecity visa to the cricket lovers of the neighbouring country provided they show tickets for...
  • Sarabjit Singh to be released from Pakistan prison June 26, 2012

    Islamabad: In a major breakthrough in the IndoPakistan relations, President Asif Ali Zardari has pardoned Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, converting his death sentence to life imprisonment. According to the Pakistani media, the India prisoner will be released from the jail in the country following the orders. Reports further said that the Law...
  • LeT threat: India, Pak increase security at Wagah May 18, 2012

    Lahore: India and Pakistan have beefed up security at the Wagah land border crossing after receiving a letter from the banned LashkareTaiba that threatened to blow up an Integrated Check Post that was recently opened to boost bilateral trade. The letter warned that the multicrore rupee Integrated Check Post would be...
  • Resolve all issues between India and Pak: Kayani April 18, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Wednesday said all issues between India and Pakistan should be resolved to ensure "peaceful coexistence" which would allow the two countries to focus on development and the welfare of the people. In his first public remarks on the peace process that was...
  • Can't afford another 26/11: PM November 12, 2011

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that another Mumbailike attack would be a setback for normalisation of relation with Pakistan. ...
  • IndoPak talks back on track, irritants remain November 10, 2011

    Male: Building on the Thimpu thaw, both India and Pakistan on Thursday indicated that the next level of talks between the countries will be looking at more trade and more LoC travel. However, irritants remained as Islamabad, while on one hand said it had no problems with the hanging of Kasab,...
  • IndoPak relationship on right track: Khar November 9, 2011

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that the relationship between India and Pakistan is more positive than it has been in years. ...
  • Krishna meets Khar in US, expresses happiness September 27, 2011

    New York: Expressing happiness over meeting his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar at a reception in New York on Tuesday, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said such social exchanges would go a long way in normalising relations with the neighbouring country. Krishna met Khar briefly at a reception hosted by...
  • Terror infrastructure unharmed in Pak: India January 17, 2010

    New Delhi: Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said Pakistan "needs to do much more" to address India's concerns over continuing crossborder terror before dialogue can resume between the two neighbours. When asked about the recent spate of terrorist attacks, rockets attacks and repeated firing across the international border in Kashmir from...
  • Devil's Advocate: IndoPak talks needed, says Malik December 20, 2009

    Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. One year after 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks where exactly do IndiaPakistan 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 IndiaPakistan relations. Last week you have said that...