Mere handshake not enough, hearts should meet: Rajnath on Indo-Pak ties
Mere handshake not enough, hearts should meet: Rajnath on Indo-Pak ties

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif shook hands during the SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said it was not enough and efforts should be made to bring hearts together.

Modi-Sharif handshake: What does it mean for Indo-Pak relations?

A day after ignoring each other, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart broke the ice on Thursday when the duo shook hands not once but twice on the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu.

DNA: '35 seconds' meet between PM Modi, Nawab Sharif at SAARC

In a photo-op that appeared to belie the recent animosity between the two neighbours, PM Narendra Modi and Nawab Sharif kept their handshake for several seconds and chatted, smiling all the while, as Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, the host of the SAARC Summit, looked on happily.

Watch: Experts' take on Indo-Pak relations

A day after ignoring each other, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart broke the ice on Thursday when the duo shook hands not once but twice on the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu.

PM Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif shake hands at SAARC

A day after ignoring each other, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart broke the ice on Thursday when the duo shook hands not once but twice on the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu.

Time for India, Pakistan to remove mutual mistrust: Sharif told Pranab Mukherjee

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has said India and Pakistan should move forward in their relationship and remove mutual mistrust as governments in both the countries had received a strong electoral mandate.

Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif discuss terrorism, hope for new page in Indo-Pak ties

India`s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised concerns on terrorism and need for action in 26/11 during his meeting with his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif Tuesday.

Modi-Sharif meeting good beginning, says Hurriyat

Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday said the meeting between Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif was a good beginning for improving relations between the two countries.

Nawaz Sharif`s daughter hopes for peace, hails Narendra Modi calling her father `man of peace`

Hoping for a new beginning where peace can prevail between India and Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif`s daughter on Tuesday hailed Narendra Modi calling her father as `Man of peace`.

Meeting with Narendra Modi was historic, must pick up ties from Vajpayee`s time: Nawaz Sharif

Addressing the media in the national capital Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday that his meeting with Indian counterpart Narendra Modi was `historic`.

Improvement in Indo-Pak ties vital for regional peace: China

Lauding the new Indian government`s move to invite Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, China on Monday said improvement in Indo-Pak ties contributes to regional peace, stability and development.

Improvement in Indo-Pak ties vital for regional peace: China

Lauding the new Indian government`s move to invite Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, China today said improvement in Indo-Pak ties contributes to regional peace, stability and development.

Modi`s swearing-in: Sharif`s visit to India could give peace a chance, says Pak media

Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif`s decision to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi is a step in the right direction to give peace a chance, media here said on Sunday.

Pak welcomes Narendra Modi`s statement on improving ties with foreign nations

Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s remarks regarding ties with foreign countries and asserted that it was looking forward to a stable government here to engage "quickly, comprehensively and meaningfully".

Indian envoy pitches for better Indo-Pak ties

If Iran and Afghanistan`s ties with the US can improve, "why not the relations between India and Pakistan", asked Indian High Commissioner T CA Raghavan on Friday as he pitched for greater bilateral trade.

Govts should prevent derailment of Indo-Pak ties: Pakistan Minister

Pakistan on Wednesday called for "stability and predictability" in Indo-Pak relations.

Better Indo-Pak ties crucial for Afghan peace: British PM

The British leader said that better Indo-Pak relation is a cornerstone for regional peace and prosperity.

Serious concerns have piled up in Indo-Pak ties: Khurshid

India said "serious concerns" have "piled up" in Indo-Pak ties in the backdrop of recent incidents, including killing of an Indian prisoner.

Hizbul chief warns Nawaz Sharif against friendship with India

Even before Pakistan`s would-be PM Nawaz Sharif could act on his vows of improving Indo-Pak ties, a warning has been issued by Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin.

Sharif to bring new perspective to Indo-Pak ties: Praful Patel

Union Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel on Sunday expressed confidence that Nawaz Sharif-led Pakistan government will bring a new perspective to Indo-Pak relations.