JDU calls for fresh start in Indo-Pak relations

Janata Dal - United (JD-U) leader KC Tyagi on Sunday welcomed the change in stance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) towards Pakistan and called for a fresh start in the relations between the two countries.

Special canine squad chips in to secure Modi`s swearing-in venue

The elaborate security arrangement at Rashtrapati Bhavan for hosting Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi`s swearing-in tomorrow will also see a `crack` unit of infantry trained-canines deployed for conducting anti- sabotage checks and sanitising the venue, reports said on Sunday.

Narendra Modi to take oath as India`s 15th PM today

Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi, 63, will be sworn in as the India`s 15 Prime Minister on Monday by President Pranab Mukherjee at a grand, open air ceremony in the forecourt of the majestic Rashtrapati Bhawan, which will be watched throughout India and in international capitals.

Pakistan pitches for "full spectrum engagement" with India

Pitching for a "full spectrum engagement", Pakistan on Friday said it was committed to improving bilateral relations with India.

Pakistan`s ties with India, China dynamic: Daily

Pakistan`s relationship with India and China is dynamic and needs "considerably more than an occasional affirmation of mutual respect", a Pakistani daily said.

Pak to revive `backdoor diplomacy` with India

Pakistan`s government has decided to revive `backdoor diplomacy` with India in order to ensure that the peace processes stay on track.

PM congratulates Sharif, invites him to India

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lost no time in congratulating Nawaz Sharif on his election victory, which will give him his third term as Prime Minister of Pakistan, and invited him to visit India at a mutually convenient time.

Omar, McCain discuss Indo-Pak relations

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister
Omar Abdullah said he discussed post-Osama situation in
South Asia and Indo-Pakistan relations, including Kashmir with
US Senator John McCain.

‘Indo-Pak relations to improve after Khar`s visit’

External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Friday said Indo-Pak relations
will "certainly improve" after the visit of his Pakistani
counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar.

Convention to commemorate Indo-Pak relations begins in Jammu

Three Pakistani guests are among the 100 delegates who are attending a two-day convention organised here to highlight relations between India and Pakistan.

India, Pak upset balance of N-deterrence: Hillary

Hillary Clinton has asserted that US wants India and Pakistan to limit their nuclear stockpiles.

Indo-Pak relations have direct bearing on J&K: Omar

Welcoming the resumption of talks
between India and Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister
Omar Abdullah today said the relation between the neighbours
has a direct bearing on the state.

Strained Indo-Pak relations could affect war on terror: Nawaz

The strained relations between
Pakistan and India could seriously affect efforts in the war
against terror, PML-N chief and former premier Nawaz Sharif
said on Thursday.

Holbrooke says he is not envoy for Indo-Pak relations

Making it clear that he is not
an envoy for Indo-Pak ties, US Special Representative for
Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, on Wednesday said he
gives great importance to India in the region.

BJP for debate on Indo-Pak relations on 26/11 anniversary

On the first anniversary of the
Mumbai terror attack next week, BJP will demand a debate in
Parliament on the progress made in the case and on the state
of Indo-Pak relations.

Pak PM hopes Singh`s `expediencies` won`t affect normalisation

Pak PM Yousaf Raza Gilani has said he hoped that Manmohan Singh`s political "expediencies" would not prevent
normalisation of bilateral ties.