Manohar Parrikar's remarks that "terrorists have to be neutralised only through terrorists" is the "worst" declaration by a state functionary and "confirm that India is sponsoring terrorism against its neighbours", his Pakistani counterpart, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said.
In a ground-breaking move, cricket administrators from India and Pakistan agreed to five series in eight years, first of which is tentatively scheduled to take place in December this year. According to reports, the first series is likely to be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE) featuring three Tests and five ODIs.
Government on Friday sought to take the sting out of the opposition attack on the whereabouts of fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh telling Lok Sabha that the NDA government's reply was the same as the UPA regime gave two years ago.
India has sought UN's intervention in the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, saying it was in violation of the norms of the global body and it should raise the matter with Pakistan.
With 26/11 Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed talking about the support of Pakistani establishment, BJP said on Saturday it reinforces the contention that Islamabad supports terrorists against India.
On a day Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was released, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gave a veiled message to Pakistan, saying no country should provide shelter to terrorists but should punish them.
Prosecution in the 2008 Mumbai attack today failed to produce the record of the case involving seven suspects, including mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, forcing Pakistan's anti-terrorism court to adjourn the hearing for the fourth consecutive time till April 15.
The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday conveyed outrage to Pakistan on LeT terrorist and 26/11 plotter Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release order, saying that it will pose a threat that cannot be ignored.
A Pakistani court on Monday barred the government from booking Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, in any other case without its permission after his counsel argued that "false" cases might be slapped against him to keep him in jail.
Despite being listed as a proscribed organization by the United Nations and its chief carrying a 10 million dollar bounty against him, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa is operating "freely" in Pakistan, trying out Islamabad's determination to tackle terrorism, a report said.
A former US ambassador to India has said that after the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks Washington had facilitated intelligence sharing between the two countries on counter-terrorism issues and helped India in investigation and identification of the persons involved in the assault.
For the eighth time, the judge of the anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven Pakistani suspects charged with involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was changed on Wednesday as the case was transferred to another court.