Sir Creek

  • India considering Pakistan suggestion for talks on water, Sir Creek July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: India is actively considering the Pakistani proposal on the talk schedule for remaining secretary-level meetings in the third round of resumed dialogue with dates on the crucial issue of water and Sir Creek being suggested ahead of the meeting between their Prime Ministers in New York in September. While...
  • In manifesto, Musharraf pitches for peace with India April 15, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Monday said there would be no peace in the region without the resolution of outstanding issues with India, including the disputes over Kashmir, Siachen and Sir Creek. Listing Pakistan's internal stability and regional peace as two key elements of the foreign policy of...
  • Digvijaya Singh takes on Narendra Modi over Sir Creek December 15, 2012

    Indore: Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday dismissed the allegation made by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on the Sir Creek issue, saying the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader needs to study the issues. "Honourable Modiji should study national and international issues a little. He has raised the (Sir Creek)...
  • UPA lacks spine to take on Rehman Malik: Narendra Modi December 15, 2012

    Prantij: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and the Congress party of "keeping the country in dark" over Sir Creek issue and slammed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for "lacking the guts" to take on "authoritative" Pakistani interior minister Rehman Malik, who...
  • Gujarat: Modi indulging in politics of anger, says Rahul December 15, 2012

    Bhuj: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the second phase of polling in the state and said that Modi is indulging in the "politics of anger". Going all out against Modi on the last day of the campaigning in Gujarat,...
  • Rehman Malik to meet PM, to discuss 26/11 December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan's Interior Minister, who is in country for a three day visit, will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday, his second day of the trip, but will not hold a meeting with United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi. There has been no agenda set for the...
  • Gujarat elections: Sonia, Modi lock horns over Sir Creek December 14, 2012

    Ahmedabad: An age old India-Pakistan dispute over how to divide control of the sea at Sir Creek has now become the latest flashpoint between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress party. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has alleged that the UPA government has failed to protect India's...
  • Modi's letter on Sir Creek can be taken to EC: Khurshid December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday questioned the timing of Narendra Modi's letter on Sir Creek issue saying the Gujarat Chief Minister has raised the matter at the time of elections, and indicated the government could take it up with the Election Commission. "When we take some good...
  • Narendra Modi's claim on Sir Creek mischievous: PMO December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Wednesday said the claims made by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi that Sir Creek was being "handed over" to Pakistan was "unsubstantiated" and "mischievous" as they came a day before the first phase of theassembly elections in the state. "The prime minister has...
  • Modi asks PM to assure Sir Creek won't be given to Pak December 13, 2012

    Ahmedabad/New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hit back at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh claiming he had failed to answer the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's questions on Sir Creek. Modi said that the Prime Minister must assure the nation on the stand taken on the issue. The Gujarat...
  • Sir Creek not being handed over to Pak: PMO to Modi December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday rejected a claim by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi that Sir Creek was being "handed over" to Pakistan. In a letter to Modi, the PMO said, "The writing and release of this baseless letter by the Chief Minister of Gujarat in his...
  • Indo-Pak talks on Siachen: the real obstacles June 11, 2012

    Demilitarilasition of Siachen is something Pakistan needs more than India. ...
  • Indo-Pak defence secretaries to discuss Siachen June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The defence secretaries of India and Pakistan will be meeting in Islamabad on Monday for 13th round of talks on the Siachen glacier. The word from New Delhi is 'don't expect any breakthrough'. Pakistan has been pushing hard for withdrawal from the Glacier and could retaliate by rejecting...
  • India, Pak to discuss Siachen issue on June 11-12 June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan will discuss the Siachen issue, which has been hanging fire for over two decades, on June 11-12 in Islamabad with an aim of demilitarising the world's highest battle-filed. Defence Secretaries of the two sides will hold talks for two days there in an attempt to find...
  • Era of wars has ended, ready to resolve issues: Gilani April 23, 2012

    Islamabad: The era of wars has ended and Pakistan is prepared to resolve all outstanding issues with India, including the Kashmir dispute and terrorism, through talks, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Monday. "The era of wars has ended. We are ready to sit and resolve all core issues, whether...
  • Indo-Pak meet on Siachen, Sir Creek in 2 months April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Building on current thaw in their relations, India and Pakistan will hold discussions within two months in a bid to resolve long-standing disputes of Sir Creek and Siachen. Resolving the dispute over Sir Creek, the 96-km strip of water in the Rann of Kutch, is regarded by both sides...
  • India, Pak discuss Sir Creek estuary May 21, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan and India began talks on Friday to resolve a border dispute over the Sir Creek estuary, as the nuclear-armed rivals make efforts to revive a peace process derailed by the 2008 Mumbai attack. The south Asian neighbours conducted a survey of the estuary in 2007 as part of a...
  • BSF arrests Pakistani nationals in Sir Creek August 17, 2009

    Bhuj: Six Pakistani nationals were nabbed on Monday by the marine patrol wing of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Sir Creek in Gujarat's Kutch region bordering Pakistan while they were trying to cross over to the Indian side, an official said. "We have seized a boat and have rounded up...
  • India, Pak hold talks on Sir Creek December 22, 2006

    Islamabad: Indian and Pakistani officials held technical-level talks at Rawalpindi on Friday to work out modalities for conducting a second joint survey of the Sir Creek area. Chief Naval Hydrographer Rear Admiral B R Rao held talks with his counterpart, Surveyor General of Pakistan Maj-Gen Jamil-ur-Rahman Afridi at Rawalpindi to determine...