Nawaz Sharif

  • World View: Has the ceasefire mechanism itself failed? 01-11-2013 10:23 PM

    Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir on Thursday rejected Defence Minister AK Antony's statement the that Pakistan Army was aiding infiltration along the LoC. ...
  • The Last Word: With unprecedented firing on the border, what is Pakistan up to? 22-10-2013 10:24 PM

    There have been over 200 ceasefire violations so far in 2013 both on the Line of Control and the international border. Is this happening with the knowledge and acceptance of Nawaz Sharif? Or is it being done by the Army to scupper his attempts at improving relations with India? ...
  • Welcome US decision of not getting involved in Kashmir issue: BJP 21-10-2013 01:03 PM

    Pakistan had on Sunday sought the United States' intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue with India. However, the Obama administration had said there has not been an "iota of change" on its policy on Kashmir which considers it a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan. ...
  • The Last Word: Was Manmohan-Nawaz summit a success or a waste of time? 30-09-2013 09:38 PM

    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...
  • Meeting between Manmohan and Sharif showed that there is a chance of renewing ties: Khurshid 30-09-2013 10:06 AM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said it was important that the meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif took place. "It shows to people that there is a chance and we haven't given up," he said adding that no issue and dimension of India's concern...
  • Manmohan Singh-Nawaz Sharif meet in New York, terror tops the talk 29-09-2013 11:48 PM

    Prime Minster Manmohan Singh on Sunday met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meet. The two discussed the terror activities and ceasefire violations on the Line of Control. ...
  • Is Modi's criticism of PM based on Pak journalist's comment unfair? 29-09-2013 10:07 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate on Sunday said, "Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called Manmohan Singh a 'dehati aurat' (rural woman) during the UNGA". Modi said this at a rally in New Delhi. ...
  • Should PM call off his meeting with Nawaz Sharif after today's Pak-based terror attack? 26-09-2013 10:30 PM

    Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is slated to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York, terrorism has reared its ugly head in Jammu and Kashmir with two fresh terror attacks in Jammu and an infiltration bid which was foiled by Army in Kupwara. Dressed in Army uniform,...
  • PM to hold talks with Sharif despite J&K twin attacks, Oppn demands to call off the meet 26-09-2013 09:01 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has made it clear that the talks with Pakistan will go on despite the Jammu and Kashmir twin terror attacks. However, he called it, "One more in a series of provocations and barbaric actions by the enemies of peace." Meanwhile, the Opposition has demanded to call...
  • News 360: Twin terror strikes, infiltration bid rock J&K 26-09-2013 09:00 PM

    Dressed in Army uniform, three terrorists attacked a police station and then an Army camp in Jammu region killing 12 people including a Lt Colonel after they sneaked in from across the border early on Thursday. Meanwhile, 12 terrorists were killed after Army foiled a major infiltration bid along the...
  • Should PM hold talks with Nawaz Sharif after today's attack in J&K? 26-09-2013 07:11 PM

    Dressed in Army uniform, three terrorists attacked a police station and then an Army camp in Jammu region killing 12 people including a Lt Colonel after they sneaked in from across the border early on Thursday. Meanwhile, 12 terrorists were killed after Army foiled a major infiltration bid along the...
  • PM Manmohan Singh leaves for UNGA, to meet Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif 25-09-2013 08:10 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday left for the UN General Assembly in the United States, where he will meet President Barack Obama and also his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif. ...
  • Yashwant Sinha hits out at PM saying he wants a Nobel Peace Prize 25-09-2013 11:31 AM

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying the Prime Minister wanted a Nobel Peace Prize. "Manmohan Singh wants a Noble Peace Prize. Now that a few months of his tenure are left, he want to do something drastic so as to get the award."...
  • World View: Will the Manmohan-Sharif meet in New York be little more than a photo-op? 20-09-2013 09:36 PM

    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. ...
  • Parliament to pass a resolution on Pak's resolution against India 14-08-2013 02:43 PM

    The Parliament is likely to a pass resolution condemning Pakistan resolution against India. Pakistan's National Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution accusing Indian troops of "unprovoked aggression" on the LoC and extending support to the "struggle" of the Kashmiri people. ...
  • The Last Word: How should India respond to Pakistan's friendship offer? 13-08-2013 09:27 PM

    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. ...
  • Dawood Ibrahim could be in UAE: Pakistan 09-08-2013 11:45 PM

    For the first time, Pakistan has admitted to the presence of one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim but said he has been "chased out" and could be in the "UAE". ...
  • World View: Opposition demands tough action against Pakistan over the LoC killings 09-08-2013 11:30 PM

    India-Pakistan relations took a new hit on Tuesday after heavily armed terrorists backed by Pakistani troops ambushed an Indian Army patrol in Jammu and Kashmir, killing five soldiers and triggering angry reactions in New Delhi. ...
  • Manmohan Singh to meet Nawaz Sharif despite LoC killing 07-08-2013 05:09 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif next month on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) despite tensions over the killing of five border domination patrol members by Pakistani soldiers. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that the UPA government was taking...
  • News 360: Modi opposes NCTC, accusing Centre of playing big brother 05-06-2013 10:31 PM

    While Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi opposes the proposed NCTC, accusing the Centre of playing big brother, the government launches its counter attack saying Modi wants to bring back POTA and TADA back. ...
  • World View: Pakistan elections 2013 18-05-2013 11:47 AM

    Nawaz Sharif's PML-N bagged 125 of the 272 directly elected seats in Pakistan's National Assembly but fell short of a majority and is poised to form a government with support of independents and smaller parties. ...
  • Why did Imran Khan fail in the Pakistan election? 13-05-2013 11:35 PM

    PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has emerged victorious in Pakistan elections. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 13-05-2013 11:19 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Is Nawaz Sharif's comfortable victory in Pakistan good news for India? 13-05-2013 10:08 PM

    Nawaz Sharif, who is set to be Pakistan's Prime Minister for a record third time, on Monday issued a statement inviting Indian PM Manmohan Singh to his swearing-in ceremony. ...
  • Pakistan polls: Nawaz Sharif's challenges going forward 13-05-2013 01:29 PM

    Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif is seen as someone who is pro India. PM Manmohan Singh has already invited him to India. Here's our Foreign Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar with more on his challenges going forward. ...
  • Watch: How newspapers in Pakistan reacted to elections 13-05-2013 01:24 PM

    Even as there was jubilation in the Nawaz Sharif camp in Pakistan, there was gloom and angst in the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf party. Foreign Affairs Editor Suhasini Haider, who has been tracking the latest from Pakistan, tell us what newspapers there are saying. ...
  • Pakistan polls: Youth, women voted for Imran Khan, says PTI leader 12-05-2013 11:58 PM

    Tehreek-I-Insaaf General Secretary Yasmin Rashid said that the youth and women of Pakistan voted for Imran Khan. ...
  • Pakistan Decides: Does this election mean that democracy has taken root in Pakistan? 12-05-2013 11:40 PM

    Nawaz Sharif was poised for a record third term as Pakistan's Prime Minister with his Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) party on Sunday taking an unassailable lead in parliamentary elections, which was welcomed by India with whom he pledged to restart the peace process. ...
  • Nawaz Sharif is clear Pakistan needs peace with India: PML-N 12-05-2013 06:59 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar, PML-N's Social Media Chief Adnan Rassol said the party chief Nawaz Sharif is clear that Pakistan needs peace with India. ...
  • Pakistan elections: Voters hope Nawaz Sharif will fulfil his promises 12-05-2013 06:53 PM

    As PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif gears up to form the next government in Pakistan, his supporters say they are hopeful that he will fulfil all the promises he made to them. "People want inflation to be lowered, employment to rise, regular power supply. No party has been able to deliver...