PAKISTAN

  • PM Modi should clear his stand on Pakistan: Shashi Tharoor 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former minister of state for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left the nation confused over his stand on relations with Pakistan. Tharoor said the Prime Minister has to explain why he has been blowing hot and cold on Pakistan. "Modi's attitude to...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • PM Modi advocates talks with Pakistan: Is dialogue the only way out? 5 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day. He told Sharif that all outstanding issues between the two neighbours can be resolved through bilateral talks in a terror free atmosphere. ...
  • J&K: Security agencies sound alert about possible infiltration along borders 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Security agencies have sounded an alert about possible infiltration bid by terrorists from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir with the active support of ISI and Pakistan Army. The alert was issued after two successive terrorist strikes in Jammu region on Friday and Saturday last when the attackers...
  • 57 Indian fishing boats released by Pakistan reach Porbandar 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Fifty-seven Indian fishing boats, released by Pakistan on Sunday, arrived at Porbandar on Monday night. Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship Vijit and Rajratan entered the Porbandar harbour escorting 57 Indian Fishing Boats (IFBs) that were returned by Pakistan authorities on Sunday as a good-will gesture near Indo-Pak International Maritime...
  • Government asked me to go to Pakistan National Day celebration: VK Singh 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Monday night said he was asked by the government to represent it at the Pakistan National Day reception at the Pakistani High Commission. "The Government of India has to sent an MoS. They sent me and I went...
  • Cartoon of the day: Bilateral talks between India and Pakistan 5 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day. He told Sharif that all outstanding issues between the two neighbours can be resolved through bilateral talks in a terror free atmosphere. ...
  • News 360: VK Singh, Kashmiri separatist leaders attend Pakistan National Day celebrations 5 days ago

    Minister of State for External Affairs Minister VK Singh on Monday attended Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi amidst the controversy sparked by Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit's comments that India was not against his interactions with Kashmiri separatist leaders. ...
  • Congress coal scam could be much bigger: PM Modi 5 days ago

    Punjab: Attacking the previous Congress-led government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that coal scam, which was pegged at Rs 1.76 lakh crore, could be much more bigger. Modi also said that the present regime led by him had garnered a revenue of Rs 2 lakh crore in bids from...
  • MoS External Affairs Gen VK Singh attends Pakistan National Day reception 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs Minister VK Singh on Monday attended Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi amidst the controversy sparked by Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit's comments that India was not against his interactions with Kashmiri separatist leaders. Singh, former Army Chief, attended...
  • Abdul Basit's meeting with Kashmiri leaders evoke sharp reaction 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit's meetings with Kashmiri separatists and subsequent National Day celebrations invitation to them evoked sharp reaction on Monday from political leaders. "If anyone doesn't believe in Indian Constitution, then why should anyone talk to them?," said Congress leader Digvijay Singh. Another party leader and former Union...
  • MoS External Affair Gen VK Singh to attend Pakistan Day celebration 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Minister of States for External Affairs Gen VK Singh will be attending the Pakistan Day celebrations in New Delhi on Monday. The Pakistan Day is celebrated to commemorate the Muslim League's Resolution on March 23, 1940 demanding a separate nation for Muslims. Separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir will also...
  • Pakistan showcases modern weapons in National Day parade 6 days ago

    Islamabad: After a seven-year hiatus, Pakistan on Monday showcased its growing military might, including tactical nuclear missiles and fighter jets, at a joint tri-service parade to celebrate the National Day in a symbolic show of strength in the war against the Taliban. The Pakistan Day parade - marked to commemorate the...
  • Shiv Sena protests against Pakistan's invite to separatists on its National Day celebrations 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Centre has come under fire from all quarters over the Pakistan High Commissioner's invite to separatists. Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena also carried out a protest in Delhi and urged the Centre to act on the matter. Sena leader Sanjay Raut said, "Pakistan envoy's invite to separatists...
  • There are only two parties, no place for third in resolving Indo-Pak issue: Ministry of External Affairs 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Giving no importance to the invitation extended to separatist leaders for celebration of Pakistan National Day in Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs claimed that there are only two parties when it comes to a resolution on Indo-Pak issues. "The government of India prefer to speak for itself....
  • Not attending Pak National day celebration due to prior commitments: Masarat Alam 6 days ago

    Pakistan has invited seven separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir to attend the celebrations at the Pakistan High Commission. However, Pakistan envoy to India Abdul Basit has played down the controversy saying that the Indian government has no objection to the invite being issued. ...
  • Modi greets Sharif on Pakistan National Day, says issues can be resolved through talks 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan National Day. He told Sharif that all outstanding issues between the two neighbours can be resolved through bilateral talks in a terror free atmosphere. Modi tweeted, "It is my firm conviction that all outstanding issues...
  • Ujjwal Nikam's biryani blunder 6 days ago

    'Biryan' in Persian language means to 'roast or fry'; that is where it is said the reference to 'Biryani' has been derived from - To roast and fry. Clearly, Mr Ujjwal Nikam who has gotten away by saying that he cooked up the story to stop an "emotional wave" which...
  • Pakistan says India has no problem if separatists attend its National Day; Masarat Alam also invited 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst growing criticism over Pakistan inviting Kashmiri separatist leaders for its National Day on Monday, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit claimed that the Indian government has no objection to the invites being issued. Playing down the controversy, he said that resolving the Kashmir issue is key to peace....
  • WordPress faces temporary ban in Pakistan 6 days ago

    New Delhi: WordPress.com has been temporarily blocked in Pakistan. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)has reportedly asked the Internet Service Providers across the nation to disable access to the site. The reason for blocking the site hasn't been confirmed. However, a report in TechCrunch noted that when a WordPress site is accessed...
  • 7 J&K separatist leaders to attend Pakistan National Day celebrations at High Commission 6 days ago

    New Delhi: As Pakistan will celebrate its National Day on Monday, a seven-member delegation of Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders are in the national capital to attend the celebrations at its High Commission. The delegation will also hold talks with Pakistani officials. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has maintained that the...
  • Abdul Basit looking forward to Modi's visit to Pakistan: Hurriyat Chairman 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Sunday told the moderate separatist amalgam Hurriyat Conference that Islamabad was waiting for a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and wanted to move forward on all outstanding issues before it took place. This was conveyed to the Hurriyat Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq...
  • Pakistan has returned 57 Indian fishing boats: Rajnath Singh 6 days ago

    Wagah: As many as 57 fishing boats, which were seized of the Pakistani authorities, have been returned to India by the maritime agencies of the neighbouring country, and these will reach the Indian coast on Monday evening. "57 Indian boats were in Pakistan custody. Our government has been successful in ensuring...
  • Musharraf's party to contest Pakistan local elections 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf, who is facing serious criminal charges, on Sunday said his party will "fully" participate in local government polls expected to take place later in 2015. "We will fully take part in local government elections," said Musharraf who heads the All Pakistan Muslim League. He...
  • First batch of Pakistan cricketers return home from World Cup 2015 6 days ago

    Karachi: The first batch of Pakistani players returned home on Sunday night after their failed cricket World Cup campaign. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had asked for special security for the second batch of players who will reach Lahore on Sunday night. A PCB delegation asked for the security in a meeting...
  • Ahead of Pakistan Day, India asks its neighbour to end 'atmosphere of terror' along the border 6 days ago

    Attari: Ahead of Pakistan Day celebrations on Monday, India asked its neighbour to end the atmosphere of terror, saying that New Delhi wants to maintain friendly relations with the neighbouring country. "Pakistan should ponder as to how long this atmosphere of terror ('dehshat gardi ki mahol) will continue. I want to...
  • PCB shortlists 3 candidates for job of chief selector 6 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has narrowed down its search for a new chief selector to three former Test players, Iqbal Qasim, Mohsin Hasan Khan and Wasim Bari. Reliable sources said that PCB has conveyed to the sitting chief selector Moin Khan that he would be released from his position...
  • UK court asks Pakistan to pay 150,000 pounds to India as legal fee 1 week ago

    London: In a setback to Pakistan, a UK court has directed it to pay 150,000 pounds to India as legal fees in the 67-year-old Hyderabad Funds case involving the Nizam's money while terming Pakistan's behaviour as "unreasonable". Holding that Pakistan has no "sovereign immunity" in the case, the Judge ordered...
  • World Cup: Indians should take cues from Riaz to expose Australia, says Rameez 1 week ago

    Former captain Rameez Raja says it was right time to thrust paceman Wahab Riaz into captaincy since he has "ingredients" to take Pakistan cricket team in the right direction. Riaz delivered one of the most memorable and fierce fast bowling spells against Australia in the lost quarter-final. "What I saw of him...
  • J&K CM Mufti Sayeed hits out at Pakistan over terror attacks, asks it to control terrorism if it wants peace 1 week ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday hit out at Pakistan over terror attacks in the state and asked it to control terrorism if it wants peace. Condemning twin terror attacks in the state, Sayeed while addressing the state Assembly said, "Terror attack is a conspiracy to...