INDO PAK TIES

  • US Senator says UN can play role in calming tempers on LoC violations October 9, 2014

    US Senator Tim Kaine called for UN intervention in the India-Pakistan border standoff. "UN can be a helpful participant sometimes in such issues as a promoter of peace. UN participation should be welcomed in this issue," Kaine said. ...
  • ModiSharif meet: Photoop or an ice breaker? May 27, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his first day at work by meeting all the SAARC leaders on Tuesday. Narendra Modi raised issues of terror and the trial in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case in his first bilateral meeting with Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif. IBN18 EditorInChief Rajdeep Sardesai takes question with...
  • World View: Will the Manmohan-Sharif meet in New York be little more than a photo-op? September 20, 2013

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed hope that India and Pakistan would discuss ways to address the tension at the LoC during a possible meeting of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly next week. ...
  • News 360: Govt considers Kelkar panel report, fuel price may be hiked January 11, 2013

    Petroleum And Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily Moily on Friday said that a hike in diesel and LPG prices could be announced soon. ...
  • 'ManmohanZardari talks took place in a cordial atmosphere' April 8, 2012

    Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shalid Malik said that the ManmohanZardari talks took place in a cordial atmosphere. ...
  • PM to attend IndiaPakistan WC semifinal in Mohali March 25, 2011

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has also invited Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and President Asif Ali Zardari for the match. ...
  • Stop helping terrorists: India tells Pakistan July 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Following the Wikileaks revelations, India has demanded again that Pakistan must stop providing sanctuaries to terror groups on its soil. ...
  • Damage control: Geelani says Pak serious for talks July 17, 2010

    New Delhi: Pakistan has changed its tone and says that they are doing their best to normalise ties with India. This follows S M Qureshi's broadside against S M Krishna on Friday. ...
  • No gain from KrishnaQureshi talks July 17, 2010

    The meeting between External Affairs Minister SM Krishna and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi turned out to be a diplomatic disaster. Both sides engaged in a heated exchange after Thursday's showdown at a joint press conference. Qureshi on Friday disregarded all diplomatic etiquette and claimed Krishna was not empowered...
  • Are IndoPak talks an exercise in futility? July 16, 2010

    The IndoPak talks at foreign ministers level ended in a diplomatic disaster as both sides engaged in a heated exchange of words after Thursday's showdown at a joint press conference. ...
  • Pak seeks CBI help into 26/11 probe June 26, 2010

    Islamabad: India and Pakistan have made some headway in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack investigation. Home minister P Chidambaram has told Pakistan that India expects more action against those involved in the Mumbai terror attacks. Pakistan, too, has proposed that India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) help Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency...
  • IndoPak foreign secretaries meet low on substance June 25, 2010

    The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan met on Thursday to set tone for the upcoming foreign ministerial meeting. Their public statement was low on substance and details but high on good feeling. While contentious issues like the Mumbai attacks, Pakistani links to antiIndian terror groups on the Indian side, and...
  • Is the time right for IndoPak talks? May 11, 2010

    India and Pakistan have a date on July 15 when External Affairs Minister SM Krishna meets Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad. Krishna will journey to Pakistan to meet his counterpart in order to rebuild the trust deficit. Before the meeting though, Home Minister P Chidambaram will visit...
  • Did India gain anything from Thimphu talks? April 29, 2010

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani had "very good talks" in Bhutan's capital and agreed that relations between them should be normalised, said Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Thursday. ...
  • Thimphu talks a big push for IndoPak ties April 29, 2010

    Thimphu: Prime minister of India Manmohan Singh met his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit in Thimphu on Thursday for the first time since the controversial meeting at SharmelSheikh. Though there was no major breakthrough, no joint statements but the two sides agreed to...
  • Can Pak deliver on India's terror concerns? April 29, 2010

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani Premier Yousaf Raza Gilani will meet in Thimphu Bhutan on the sidelines of the SAARC summit on Thursday. ...
  • Terror, water top PMGilani meet agenda April 29, 2010

    Prime minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza Gilani have reached Thimpu and have agreed to meet on Thursday on the sidelines of the SAARC summit. Sources tell us that custody of Ajmal Kasab and water issue are likely to be discussed. ...
  • I am here to bridge differences: Pak foreign secy February 24, 2010

    The Pakistani delegation has arrived in New Delhi for the IndoPak talks which has been stalled since 26/11 incident. They are likely to have Kashmir on the list. ...
  • What to expect from IndoPak foreign secretary talks? February 24, 2010

    Pakistan's foreign secretary Salman Bashir is in India for talks with his Indian counterpart Nirupama Rao. He's said Kashmir would be discussed, India want's to focus on terror, So what do we expect in the first bilateral talks since 26/11. ...
  • Talking point: Is it premature to talk to Pak February 5, 2010

    On the panel of experts to debate the issue were Congress MP and spokesperson, Jayanthi Natarajan; BJP spokesperson, Siddharth Nath Singh and former diplomat KC Singh. ...
  • India likely to initiate talks with Pak after 26/11 February 3, 2010

    After 14 months of anger, outrage and no dialogue that followed the Mumbai attacks, India may be ready to turn the corner on relations with Pakistan. Sources tell CNNIBN Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries are likely to meet soon to discuss a resumption of talks. ...
  • FTN: Time for India to start talks with Pakistan January 29, 2010

    Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has spoken for the first time on Indian television since the Mumbai terror attacks. He has said Pakistan has faced 101 Mumbailike incidents and that India should move beyond 26/11 and restart the composite dialogue. Gilani spoke exclusively to CNNIBN Deputy Foreign Affairs Editor Suhasini...
  • India replies to Pak's allegations on terror groups October 28, 2009

    India hits out against allegations that it is helping terror groups destabilise Pakistan. But its leaders continue to blame India for its own internal turmoil. A report. ...
  • Separatist's Pak bride for better crossborder ties September 8, 2009

    New Delhi: Kashmir's most outspoken separatist leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman, Yasin Malik on Monday returned to India with his Pakistani bride. His wife is now calling for better crossborder relations between India and Pakistan. ...
  • Pak modifies missile, India lodges protest with US September 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan's modification of the antiship Harpoon missile for targetted land attacks has led India to lodge a strong protest with the US. India, yet again, has reminded the US of the the continued threat posed to India's security by Pakistan's sustained misuse of US military aid and equipment. ...
  • Watch: India hands over fourth dossier to Pak August 1, 2009

    New Delhi: November 26, 2008 was a day that shook the world. A lone terrorist caught alive by Indian security forces is now nailing Pakistan's lie. Despite Pakistan dithering on action, India is keeping up the pressure. A fourth dossier documenting the activities of LashkareToiba Chief Hafiz Sayeed and his...
  • Govt's reply on Balochistan not satisfactory: BJP July 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Yashwant Sinha says the BJP has been trying to understand the Government's point of view since Wednesday, since after the Prime Minister gave a 'clarification' on the IndoPak joint statement. He said that the Opposition had not gone to Parliament with its mind made up to walk out. ...
  • Manmohan vs Yashwant in big Parliament debate July 29, 2009

    New Delhi: The PM invoked BJP leader AB Vajpayee, urged trust in debate over IndoPak statement. ...
  • Talking Point: Has the PM conceded too much to Pak? July 18, 2009

    A day after the summit at SharmEl Sheikh ended, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh faced Parliament and said India has not diluted its stand on terror. However, the BJP said that Government has capitulated and staged a walk out of the Lok Sabha. ...
  • Watch: Opposition slams PM for delinking terror and talks July 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister is continuing with the spin after landing in Delhi from SharmEl Sheikh. His office insists there has been no concession to Pakistan and that India has told Pakistan it must not delay its action on terrorism by linking it to the composite dialogue. The Opposition...