Rajnath Singh to attend SAARC Home Ministers' meet in Nepal

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Nepal on September 18 and 19 to attend the SAARC Home Ministers' conference, during which he is likely to have a separate meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

Sharif chairs high-level security meeting

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday presided over a high-level meeting to review security situation in tribal areas and Balochistan province after a powerful faction of the Taliban revoked a peace deal with the government.

BJP, Cong close ranks to slam Pak over anti-Modi remark

Congress and BJP today closed ranks to slam Pakistan over its remark that a Narendra Modi government will "destabilise" peace in the region and warned it not to interfere in the country`s electoral process.

Pakistan Taliban agrees to extend ceasefire

The month-long ceasefire announced by the Pakistani Taliban, which ends tomorrow, will be extended as the government and the banned group work towards a solution to end the menace of violence here.

Pakistan in contact with some militant groups: Minister

Pakistan`s Interior Minister said Thursday the government was in contact with some militant groups, as talks with the main Taliban faction remained stalled.

Pakistan vows to strike militant HQs under new security policy

The Pakistani military will hit the headquarters of terror groups whenever an attack takes place, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said.

Pakistan unveils new security policy

Unveiling a new national security policy, Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan underlined a major policy shift.

Attacks would make peace talks with Taliban difficult: Pak Minister

The wave of terrorist attacks throughout Pakistan would make peace talks with the Taliban difficult to continue, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday.

Karachi is heading towards chaos: Interior Minister

Pakistan`s biggest city is heading towards chaos and operations targeting militants cannot succeed without cooperation between the federal and provincial governments, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday.

Pak`s Internal Security Policy to be presented before cabinet

Khan said the government will hold talks with the Taliban as mandated by the All Parties Conference and will also take the Parliament into confidence at some stage.

Pakistan has resumed dialogue with militants: Minister

Pakistan has resumed dialogue with militants to find a "durable solution" to the problem of terrorism after the process was disrupted by a US drone strike, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday.

Mollah`s hanging `saddens` Pakistan Interior Minister

Pakistan Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed "deep grief" and concern over the execution of war criminal and leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, Abdul Quader Mollah in Bangladesh.

Differences among top Pakistani leaders over US drone strikes

Differences among top leaders of the Pakistan government over US drone attacks emerged on Friday, with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan questioning how the premier`s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz had believed American assurances that there would be no strikes during talks with militants.

Pakistan orders enquiry into Nasiruddin Haqqani`s killing

Pakistan has ordered a probe into the killing of the eldest son of the chief of the dreaded Haqqani network that has been blamed for attacks on the Indian Embassy and US forces in Aghanistan, a report said on Friday.

2,160 militants, 67 civilians killed in US drone strikes: Pak

Amid debates over legality of the controversial US drone strikes, Pakistan on Wednesday said over 2,100 militants and 67 civilians have been killed in the attacks by unmanned CIA spy planes in the country`s restive tribal areas.

2,227 killed in US drone strikes in Pakistan: Minister

The Pakistani Senate was informed Wednesday that a total of 2,227 people have so far been killed in 317 US drone attacks in the country since 2008.

Pervez Musharraf can`t leave Pakistan: Interior Minister

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Saturday that former military ruler Pervez Musharraf cannot leave the country as his name is included in the list of those who are barred from going abroad.

US, Pak discuss security, dialogue with militants

US envoy to Pakistan Richard Olson on Friday met Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and discussed regional security issues and the government`s peace initiative with militant groups including the Taliban.

Pakistan says framework ready for talks with Taliban

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the framework for holding talks with the Taliban was ready and there was no foreign pressure for this.

Pak government red faced over chaotic handling of lunatic gunman episode

The gunman who kept the PML-N government up on their toes for hours demanding Shariah implementation left a sour taste in interior minister`s mouth making him unable to come up with satisfactory answers regarding security concerns