INTER SERVICES INTELLIGENCE

  • Rahul Gandhi must apologise to Muslims for ISI remark: Jairam Ramesh November 16, 2013

    Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the Muslim community for his remarks that Muslim youth were in touch with Pakistan's InterServices Intelligence. "His (Rahul Gandhi's) intention was not to malign any community. But it was blown out of proportion...
  • Kishtwar riots an ISI bid at ethnic cleansing: Defence expert September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The August 9 riots at Kishtwar in Jammu, dubbed as 'communal', were actually another bid by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) at orchestrating ethnic cleansing in the northern Indian state, according to a senior defence expert. "Our estimate is that the ISI used the riots to get rid of the village...
  • ASC employee held in Jaipur on spying charges May 17, 2013

    Jaipur: An employee of the Army Supply Corp, posted in the South Western Command in Jaipur, was arrested for allegedly passing confidential information to Pakistan's InterServices Intelligence, police said on Friday. "The accused Upper Division Clerk BK Sinha (43) was spying for ISI and sharing classified information and documents regarding...
  • 'Relations between CIA, ISI repaired after row' May 29, 2011

    Lahore: Relations between the CIA and Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI, strained by recent events including the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a US raid, have now been repaired, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Sunday. "In the back drop of recent incidents, relations between the...
  • ISI Chief may quit over Osama operation: report May 6, 2011

    Islamabad: InterServices Intelligence chief Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha may step down in the wake of widespread criticism of the Pakistani establishment over US special forces killing Osama bin Laden near a key military facility in the garrison city of Abbottabad, according to a media report on Friday. Pasha may quit...
  • Truth is out: report says Pak backs Taliban June 13, 2010

    Kabul: Pakistani military intelligence not only funds and trains Taliban fighters in Afghanistan but is officially represented on the movement's leadership council, giving in significant influence over operations, a report said. The report, published by the London School of Economics, a leading British institution, on Sunday, said research strongly suggested support...
  • Pak's ISI has lost control over terror groups: US October 13, 2009

    Washington: Pakistan's InterServices Intelligence (ISI) spy agency may "have lost enormous control over" some terror outfits that it backed "to gain leverage in Pakistan's efforts to wrest Kashmir away from India", the Washington Times said on Monday. Although US drone attacks in the tribal belt in Pakistan's northwest have been increasingly...
  • US Senator Kerry urges Pakistan to control ISI moves December 16, 2008

    New Delhi: The Pakistan military's powerful spy agency must be tightly controlled and not allowed to act independently, US Senator John Kerry said on Monday after meeting Indian leaders to discuss the deadly Mumbai attacks. India has blamed last month's attacks that killed 179 people on the banned Islamist militant...
  • Manmohan asks Gilani to send ISI chief to India November 28, 2008

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday requested his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani to send the InterServices Intelligence (ISI) chief to India for exchange of information in connection with the Mumbai terror attack, a television report said. The GEO TV report said the request was made when Gilani called Manmohan...
  • US confronts Pak on ISI links with militants July 30, 2008

    New York: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the US has confronted Pakistan's top brass with new evidence of links between the country's spy service ISI and militants responsible for a surge in violence in Afghanistan, possibly including the recent suicide attack at the Indian mission in Kabul. A top...
  • ULFA chief safe home in Dhaka January 16, 2007

    Guwahati: Thousands of Indian troops are fighting the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in upper Assam, but the banned groups chief lives far away and safe from capture. Paresh Barua, commanderinchief of ULFA, is believed to be living in Dhaka under the care and patronage of Bangladeshs Directorate General of...