Indo Pak Relations

  • Confidence building with Pakistan essential for trade: Amarinder Singh 17-04-2014 07:37 PM

    Amritsar Congress candidate Amrinder Singh on Thursday said there was need for confidence building measures with Pakistan for Amritsar to become a trade hub and it will open India's trade route not only to the neighbouring country but Central and West Asia. "Prior to partition, Amritsar was a flourishing trade...
  • India awaiting date from Pak on proposed DGMOs meeting 21-11-2013 08:59 PM

    India, on Thursday, said it was awaiting a date from Pakistan on a meeting of DGMOs of the two countries as was decided during the talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York in September. As a follow-up of an outcome of Singh-Sharif...
  • Pakistan should avoid duplicitous behaviour: India 23-10-2013 12:25 AM

    India said, on Tuesday, that Pakistan should avoid duplicitous behaviour and its raking up the Kashmir issue was not conducive to holding a composite dialogue between them. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that Pakistan "should avoid duplicitous behaviour. They should not make reference to the UN (on Jammu and...
  • Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    "By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination", Christopher Columbus famously said. And as they walked...

  • Fighting terror in J&K

    Straight talk |  Shantanu Mukharji
    As I post this blog, terrorists are firing at the civilians in Sanatnagar area in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. This indiscriminate attack comes barely...

  • Sharif's 'dehati aurat' comment a joke, not a derogatory remark against Manmohan Singh: Pakistani journalist 29-09-2013 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: Clarifying that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif didn't say anything derogatory about his Indian counterpart, Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir said that Sharif referring to Manmohan Singh as a 'dehati aurat' was a joke. Mir in his telephonic interview to a Pakistani TV channel said, Nawaz Sharif had called...
  • Talks are the only way forward for better Indo-Pak relations, says Farooq 29-09-2013 12:25 AM

    Despite the recent terror attack in Jammu that left 10 people dead, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah said that talks with Pakistan are the only way forward for better Indo-Pak relations. While speaking to Karan Thapar on CNN-IBN, Abdullah said sending the Army or having a war...
  • Cricket can cement Indo-Pak ties: Imran Khan 19-09-2013 08:38 PM

    "Don't isolate cricket, make it part of the whole peace initiative," reckons the World Cup-winning former Pakistan captain. ...
  • Narendra Modi calls for change, says India needs a stronger leadership 15-09-2013 02:37 PM

    Rewari: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed his first rally after his anointment as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections in Rewari, Haryana. Former Army chief VK Singh and Olympic gold medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore also shared the dais with Modi....
  • Despite LoC killings, India committed for friendly ties with Pak, says Pranab 13-08-2013 07:29 PM

    Notwithstanding heightened tensions over the LoC killings of Indian soldiers, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said India is committed to building friendly and cooperative relations with Pakistan that leads to peace in the region. Mukherjee's affirmation came in a message to his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari on the occasion...
  • My comments on Dawood were grossly twisted, taken out of context: Shahryar Khan 10-08-2013 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's special envoy for improving relations with India Shahryar Khan denied having acknowledged the presence of 1993 Bombay blast accused Dawood Ibrahim in his country saying that his comments were taken out of context by the media. "I think that comment was grossly twisted....
  • Trade would be best way forward for Indo-Pak relations: Kerry 23-06-2013 11:02 PM

    US Secretary of State John Kerry is in New Delhi in his first visit after taking office at the State Department. Kerry said trade would be a best way forward to normalise relations with Pakistan. ...
  • Hope Sharif fulfils promises made during campaign: Khurshid 30-05-2013 10:56 AM

    Allahabad: India on Wednesday expressed hope that Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Nawaz Sharif will "convert into reality" the "positive signals" he had given during his election campaign. "There were many positive signals from Nawaz Sharif with relation to India during the election campaign. We hope that he will work towards converting...
  • PM not to attend Nawaz Sharif's swearing-in ceremony: Sources 14-05-2013 09:21 AM

    New Delhi: Government sources on Tuesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan's Prime Minister elect Nawaz Sharif. India is likely to formally decline Sharif's invitation to Manmohan. The Prime Minister's Office (PMO), however, has said that no formal invite has been received...
  • India, Pak should jointly address fears: Nawaz Sharif 14-05-2013 08:13 AM

    Islamabad: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, who is set to be Pakistan's Prime Minister for a record third time, says that India and Pakistan should jointly address their fears. Meanwhile, Sharif on Monday invited Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his swearing-in ceremony. However, sources said that India is likely to formally...
  • India-Pakistan tensions: What caused the frenzy?

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Ironically, it was the words of the Indian Army Chief that made many journalists covering the tensions at LoC take the first pause in the...

  • The Last Word: Where do Indo-Pak relations stand? 17-01-2013 09:58 PM

    Hina Rabbani Khar has suggested talks at the foreign ministry level to resolve the Indo-Pak crisis. ...
  • FTN: Are Indo-Pak people to people contacts doomed?

    As tension remains at the Line of Control, tonight at 10:30, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether India-Pakistan people...
  • Mr Home Minister, why on earth did you invite Mr Malik?

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    Rehman Malik, interior minister of Pakistan, landed in Delhi, came out of the airport, folded his hands to do a namaste and announced he was...

  • Overthrow Congress, Bal Thackeray appeals to people 13-11-2012 01:49 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Tuesday appealed to people to overthrow the Congress governments in the state and at the Centre, saying they had ignored crucial issues like rising inflation, electricity shortage, corruption and Indo-Pak relations. "Oust Congress and banish the darkness forever," the 86-year-old Sena patriarch said...
  • Cricket can't ease Indo-Pak relations

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    Their educational system says 'B' for Bandook (gun), ingraining hatred towards India in innocent minds. But India remains insistent on 'B' for Brotherhood, whether Pakistan...

  • Cricket can't ease Indo-Pak relations

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    Their educational system says 'B' for Bandook (gun), ingraining hatred towards India in innocent minds. But India remains insistent on 'B' for Brotherhood, whether Pakistan...

  • Hope good terms with India will continue: Khar 03-01-2012 09:31 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Tuesday expressed hope that the positive trends seen in Indo-Pak relations in 2011 would continue this year to boost the agenda of development and prosperity in the region. Khar made the remarks when Indian High Commissioner Sharat Sabharwal paid a courtesy call...
  • Pak violates ceasefire again, BSF jawan injured 31-12-2011 11:58 AM

    Jammu: Violating the ceasefire yet again, Pakistani troops fired at a BSF patrol party leaving a jawan injured in Samba district. Pakistani troops fired on the patrol party along the International Border (IB) in Khowara belt in Samba district last night, a senior BSF officer said on Thursday. In the...
  • LoC trade gets a boost, worth more than 800 cr 19-11-2011 07:03 AM

    New Delhi: The extension to trade for four days in a week and the proposal to raise infrastructure at the trade center have given businessmen in the valley much to cheer about. LoC trade is now worth more than Rs 800 crore three years since it began. Custodian Officer, Salamabad...