INDO PAK TALKS

  • India over reacted on Hurriyat leader meeting our High Commissioner: Pakistan September 25, 2014

    Islamabad: Passing the buck on India, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said that India over reacted on the issue of Hurriyat leader meeting Pakistan High Commissioner which led to cancellation of talks between the two neighbouring countries. Aziz said that it was India that cancelled...
  • Separatists continue meetings with Pakistan envoy, say Modi shouldn't have called off talks August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: It is back to square one for India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue. If it comes down to a contest of wills, neither India nor Pakistan is blinking yet. Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit continued to meet Kashmiri separatist leaders despite the Narendra Modi government's opposition and cancellation...
  • Guns fall silent, no fresh truce violation by Pakistan August 19, 2014

    Jammu: There was no fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir since Monday evening after nearly 10 days of intermittent firing and shelling from across the border. "There is no ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the IB in Jammu...
  • 'Hurriyat leaders meeting Pak High Commission not genuine cause to call off talks' August 19, 2014

    Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is in Delhi to meet Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Yasin Malik is scheduled to meet him on Wednesday. ...
  • India using military force to crush our basic rights: Geelani August 19, 2014

    India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretarylevel talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hourlong meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani said, "India and Pakistan are not...
  • US expresses regret over India calling off talks with Pak, separatists say Modi must reconsider stand August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The United States has expressed regret over India calling off Foreign Secretarylevel talks with Pakistan. "It is unfortunate that planned talks between India and Pakistan have been cancelled. Irrespective of why either side says the talks were canceled, what matters now is that both sides take steps to...
  • J&K: Cross LoC trade suffers another brutal setback January 18, 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 ManmohanNawaz 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 29, 2013

    New York: Ceasefire violations at the Line of Control by Pakistan and antiIndia 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 IndoPak 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 Uturn and blamed the Pakistan Army for the "brutal" killing of five Indian soldiers at the LoC. ...
  • Sarabjit's death won't derail IndoPakistan 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...
  • IndoPak 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 onetoone meeting between Krishna and Khar was followed by delegationlevel 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...
  • IndoPak Commerce Secylevel talks likely in Sept July 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Commerce Secretarylevel 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...