Indo Pak Talks

  • J&K: Cross LoC trade suffers another brutal setback January 19, 2014

    Baramulla: In less than a year's time another major recovery by Baramulla police in which Brown sugar worth Rs 114 crores was seized from a truck coming from Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PAK) to Uri during cross LoC trade on Friday. According to the sources, the police found 114 packets of...
  • The Last Word: Was Manmohan-Nawaz summit a success or a waste of time? September 30, 2013

    Several issues were discussed between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at a meeting on the sidelines of the UNGA session. The meeting though failed to have a breakthrough. Tension along the Line of Control (LoC) dominated the talks and both leaders agreed that the ceasefire...
  • Cong's 'Shahzada' insulted not just the PM but the constitution too: Modi September 30, 2013

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) PM candidate Narendra Modi kickstarted his party's campaign with a mega rally in Delhi by taking the Congress leadership head on. During his speech he specially targeted the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for what he called humiliating the PM. ...
  • Did Nawaz Sharif insult Dr Manmohan Singh? September 29, 2013

    Did Nawaz Sharif call Manmohan Singh a "dehati aurat" (rural woman)? If yes, did the Pakistan prime minister mean to insult his Indian counterpart? Once BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi made the alleged remark public at a huge rally here, journalists Hamid Mir of Pakistan and Barkha Dutt of India...
  • Peace on LoC must for talks to move forward: India to Pakistan September 29, 2013

    India, on Sunday, told Pakistan that peace on the Line of Control had to be a precondition to moving forward with bilateral talks. Addressing media persons after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif held their first meeting here, National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon said the...
  • Manmohan Singh meets Nawaz Sharif, raises terror, LoC ceasefire violations September 30, 2013

    New York: Ceasefire violations at the Line of Control by Pakistan and anti-India terror groups operating from its soil were the two main issues that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh raised when he met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York on Sunday. India's National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon said...
  • Terror a matter of great concern for India: Nirupama Rao September 27, 2013

    Washington: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be meeting his Pakistani counterpart in the US on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly summit on Sunday. Despite opposition from several leader, Manmohan Singh has refused to budge from his position over the talks and has maintained the talks will go...
  • Full text: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on Jammu attacks September 26, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called the twin terror strikes in Jammu on Thursday morning an attack on peace but also reiterated that talks with Pakistan will go on. The Prime Minister who was in Frankfurt en route to New York for the 68th United Nations General Assembly session made the...
  • Prime Minister says Indo-Pak talks will continue September 26, 2013

    Frankfurt: Despite opposition over continuing peace talks with Pakistan in the wake of terror attacks in Jammu, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has made it clear that India is determined to have a dialogue with Pakistan and the talks will continue as scheduled. Condemning the terror attack in Jammu, he said...
  • Conducive atmosphere essential for PM-level talks: Khurshid September 13, 2013

    Bishkek: Even as ground appears to be prepared for talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York later this month, India underlined that a conducive atmosphere was essential for the meeting. Ahead of the planned talks, Pakistan has informed India that it has named...
  • Manmohan may meet Nawaz Sharif in New York, back channel talks on September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A meeting between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the G20 meet in September is likely on the cards and according to sources back channel talks have already finalised the agenda for the meeting. Pakistan Prime Minister's Foreign Affairs Adviser...
  • World View: Hundreds dead in alleged chemical gas attack in Syria August 24, 2013

    Syria's opposition accused government forces of gassing hundreds of people near Damascus on Wednesday after rockets released deadly fumes over rebel-held suburbs, killing men, women and children as they slept. ...
  • The Last Word: How should India respond to Pakistan's friendship offer? August 13, 2013

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached out to India, appealing for talks to resolve all issues between the countries. In a statement issued in Islamabad, Sharif said the two countries should sit together with a clean heart to resolve all issues. ...
  • Tharoor favours continued dialogue with Pakistan August 9, 2013

    Coimbatore: Amid demands by opposition parties to suspend talks with Pakistan in the backdrop of killing of five Indian soldiers and the national outrage it generated, Union Minister for State for HRD Shashi Tharoor on Friday favoured continuing dialogue with the neighbour in the interest of the nation. "Continuing dialogue and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 8, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Pakistan Army involved in LoC killings, says AK Antony August 8, 2013

    Union Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday did a U-turn and blamed the Pakistan Army for the "brutal" killing of five Indian soldiers at the LoC. ...
  • Sarabjit's death won't derail Indo-Pakistan talks: Praveen Swami May 3, 2013

    Has the death of Sarabjit Singh in an attack inside a high security Pakistani jail put paid to any possibility of a rapprochement between New Delhi and Islamabad? Security analyst Praveen Swami joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Sir, now that a Pakistani prisoner has been attacked...
  • Success in Indo-Pak talks not a one day affair: Khurshid March 10, 2013

    Ghaziabad: Terming as "unofficial" Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf's visit to India, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said success in bilateral issues involving the two neighbours is a time taking affair. The Minister also said that he would not be able to give a time frame as to...
  • 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. ...
  • Krishna meets Khar, terrorism high on agenda September 8, 2012

    Islamabad: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna began crucial talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar on Saturday to review the second round of resumed dialogue with issues like terrorism to be on top of the agenda. The one-to-one meeting between Krishna and Khar was followed by delegation-level talks between the...
  • Kashmir resolution first, dialogue later: Hafiz Saeed September 8, 2012

    The alleged mastermind of the 26/11 terror attacks Hafiz Saeed has hit out at India once again saying that dialogue should be suspended till the Kashmir issue is resolved. ...
  • Krishna to meet Khar today, terror top agenda September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan will set the ball rolling on a new round of dialogue on Saturday when External Affairs Minister SM Krishna and Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar meet in Islamabad. The two leaders spoke positively about the impending meet. "We look to the future our two countries are...
  • Indo-Pak Commerce Secy-level talks likely in Sept July 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Commerce Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan, which was scheduled for this month, is now expected to be held in September. "Pakistan wanted postponement of the meeting. Hopefully, Commerce Secretaries of both countries would meet in September. Hopefully, there will be good agreement between India and Pakistan," Commerce...
  • Indo-Pak Foreign Ministers' talks postponed June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indo-Pak Foreign Ministers' meeting, which was scheduled in July, has been postponed since the dates were clashing with the Presidential poll here. According to official sources, Pakistan wanted to hold the meeting on July 19 which was not convenient to the Indian side in view of the Presidential...
  • Krishna likely to visit Pakistan next month June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna is likely to travel to Islamabad on July 17-18 to hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar amidst a positive atmosphere between the two countries following the resumption of the dialogue process last year. The talks between the ministers will be...
  • Indo-Pak visa pact delay: People bear the brunt May 26, 2012

    Islamabad: The inconclusive India - Pakistan talks on easing visa rules have once again shown how it is the common man who gets affected the most. Sumaira Fareed runs a chain of salons and boutiques in Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Lahore. She is eager to visit India. "I really want to...
  • Pak not ready for visa agreement: Home Secy May 26, 2012

    Home Secretary RK Singh said India had gone to Pakistan to sign the visa agreement, but the deal did not go through. ...
  • New visa norms to be implemented soon: Pak May 25, 2012

    Pakistan's Internal Secretary Khwaja Siddique Akbar says the new liberal visa agreement between India and Pakistan will be implemented as soon as the two countries sign the documents. ...
  • India discusses 26/11, new visa rules with Pak May 24, 2012

    Islamabad: India on Thursday voiced concern at the tardy progress in the prosecution of the perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks, saying many persons who are the "actual accused" had not even been brought before the Pakistani courts. "It seems that the progress in judicial proceedings against them (persons charged with involvement...