Intervention

  • Prakash Singh Badal seeks Centre's intervention to stop Haryana July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday accused Congress leadership of hatching a conspiracy to create a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana and sought the Centre's intervention to stop the move "initiated" by Bhupinder Singh Hooda government. Badal alleged Haryana's going ahead with a separate...
  • Iran rejects US action in Iraq as militants push east June 22, 2014

    Dubai: Iran's supreme leader condemned US intervention in Iraq on Sunday, accusing Washington of seeking control as Sunni insurgents drove toward Baghdad from the Syrian border and consolidated positions in the north and west. The statement by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was the clearest statement of opposition to a US plan to...
  • Iran's top leader opposes US intervention in Iraq June 22, 2014

    Tehran: Iran's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is against US intervention in neighboring Iraq, where Islamic extremists and Sunni militants opposed to Tehran have seized a number of towns and cities. "We strongly oppose the intervention of the US and others in the domestic affairs of Iraq," Khamenei was quoted as...
  • 'The Syria Dilemma': The only flaw is essays aren't arranged April 9, 2014

    Simply put, there is no good option in Syria. Not only has the time passed for the international community to be able to effect an internal solution to the crisis inside the country, the geopolitical dynamics outside Syria are also changing at a rapid pace. So even if there was...
  • Pakistan again seeks US intervention on Kashmir March 24, 2014

    Pakistan on Monday once again sought US intervention in settling the Kashmir dispute complaining that India was hesitant whenever it wanted to talk on the vexed issue. Speaking to accompanying Pakistani journalists after holding a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Hague, on the sidelines of a...
  • Obama seeks Syria support from former foe McCain September 2, 2013

    Washington: President Barack Obama is inviting Senator John McCain to the White House, hoping his foe in the 2008 presidential election will help sell the idea of a US military intervention in Syria to a nation deeply scarred by more than a decade of war. Having announced over the weekend that he'll...
  • Improve image and functioning, Akhilesh to police March 19, 2013

    Lucknow: Faced with unrelenting criticism on the state's poor law and order, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday pulled up senior police officials and asked them to improve their and the force's functioning and act tough against criminals. At a high level meeting of senior police officials, he directed...
  • Pakistan seeks US intervention in Kashmir crisis September 22, 2010

    New York: Pakistan has asked the international community, particularly the US, to intervene in Kashmir in resolving the contentious issue which is central to peace in the region. "The occupation cannot continue. The rights of the Kashmiri people cannot continue to be denied," Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on...
  • US gives Pakistan 2week deadline to finish Taliban May 1, 2009

    New Delhi: The US has served an ultimatum to the Zardari government. Top US General, General David Petraeus who is the head of the US Central Command has hinted at direct action from his country if Pakistan doesn't destroy the Taliban within two weeks. The stern warning from General...
  • Pakistan will have to eliminate LeT, says Powell December 15, 2008

    Washington: Pakistan's actions against terorrists is being seen with scepticism. In an interview to Foreign Affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria on CNN Global Public Space, Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell said Pakistan needs to live up to its promise on eliminating the LashkareToiba. Powell said, "This time, as Pakistan says...
  • 'Rajiv Gandhi ordered army to bump off LTTE chief' December 9, 2007

    New Delhi: A former Indian Peace Keeping Force Commander has claimed in a book that Rajiv Gandhi had ordered the killing of LTTE chief Prabhakaran at the signing of the IndoSri Lanka Peace Accord in 1987, well before the hostilities had broken out in October that year. According to the book,...
  • Trai won't intervene in mobile tariff hike August 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said on Thursday that it is not going to intervene in the recent review of mobile tariffs by some operators. Stating that it cannot regulate mobile tariffs, Trai however said the recent hike in call and SMS rates by some operators was...
  • SC won't intervene in Dera standoff May 25, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has refused to intervene in the standoff between the Dera Sacha Sauda and the Akal Takht in Punjab. The court has said the matter needs to be resolved politically and it is up to the Punjab Government to find a way out of the crisis. The...