India's SCO membership will open new vistas for cooperation: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said his country attaches great importance to the launch of the process for India's membership of SCO which will "open new vistas" for broader and productive cooperation between the two sides.

Congress wants Modi to make Ufa discussions public

 The Congress on Thursday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi reveal what he discussed on terrorism with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Ufa on July 10 as India continued to suffer terror attacks from across the border.

India's inclusion will aid SCO's potential: Chinese think tank

Calling for joint efforts by India and China to fight terrorism, especially threats posed by the radical Islam, a Chinese think tank on Tuesday said India's membership of the SCO will enable the security grouping realise its potential.

Admission of India, Pak to inject new impetus in SCO: Xi

Welcoming SCO's expansion, Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday said admission of India and Pakistan as full members will inject new impetus into the grouping's all-ranging cooperation.

Pak PM Sharif calls for resolving disputes at SCO summit

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday pitched for resolving outstanding disputes and mitigating differences among members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as his country, along with India, was granted full membership of the grouping.

India will work with SCO to combat terror: PM Modi
India will work with SCO to combat terror: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked the SCO for making India a full-fledged member of the grouping and said India will work with SCO to combat terrorism and extremism.

Nawaz Sharif under fire over no Kashmir mention in joint statement

After initially welcoming Friday's meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, leaders and media in Pakistan have criticised the government over the absence of any mention of the vexed Kashmir issue in the joint statement.

Modi, Sharif break the ice in Ufa; India, Pakistan agree to revive peace dialogue
Modi, Sharif break the ice in Ufa; India, Pakistan agree to revive peace dialogue

Breaking the deadlock, India and Pakistan on Friday decided to revive the stalled dialogue process and quicken the Mumbai attack case trial in talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, who came under attack back home on absence of Kashmir issue in the joint statement.

China welcomes Pakistan's entry into SCO

 Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Friday that Beijing welcomed Pakistan`s upcoming entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Five key developments of Modi-Nawaz talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif met here on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit and condemned terrorism in all its forms.

PM Narendra Modi's speech at SCO Summit: As it happened...
PM Narendra Modi's speech at SCO Summit: As it happened...

The 15th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit opened on Friday at Ufa in Russia. India and Pakistan have been included in the bloc. Addressing the meeting, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin and attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping and other SCO leaders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Pakistan for joining the group.

Pakistan Army always looking to disrupt talks with India to retain authority: Defence expert Sinho

Despite the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan meeting on Friday on the sidelines of an SCO Conference in Ufa, Russia, and announcing some positive outcomes, defence expert Major General (retired) SR Sinho today squarely blamed the Pakistani Army for always attempting to derail talks between the two leaderships by creating problems at the border.

Narendra Modi-Nawaz Sharif talks: Five key developments
Narendra Modi-Nawaz Sharif talks: Five key developments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif met here on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit and condemned terrorism in all its forms.

Indo-Pak conflict can be stumbling block for SCO: Think tank

As India and Pakistan are set to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a Chinese analyst has said while their entry could improve the image of the bloc, any major confrontation between the two could be a stumbling block for its future.

US welcomes Modi-Sharif meeting

The US has welcomed the scheduled meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Russia on Friday, saying the tension between the two South Asian neighbours is not in anyone's interest.

Modi, Sharif meet in Russia's Ufa: As it happened...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif here on Friday and held bilateral talks with him. Here are the live updates:

Narendra Modi to meet Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Russia Friday
Narendra Modi to meet Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Russia Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Friday in Ufa, Russia.

PM Narendra Modi meets Iran President Hassan​ Rouhani
PM Narendra Modi meets Iran President Hassan​ Rouhani

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the BRICS and SCO summits.

PM Modi arrives in Russia to attend BRICS, SCO summits
PM Modi arrives in Russia to attend BRICS, SCO summits

After visiting two Central Asian countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday on a three-day trip during which he will attend the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits.

'India, Pakistan entry into SCO may help contain militancy'

Chinese officials have said that entry of India and Pakistan in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will help to fight terrorism in the region and stabilise Afghanistan and may even reduce Indo-Pak tensions.