Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is more popular than cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in Pakistan despite facing pressure to resign, according to a US survey which indicates that the ongoing demonstrations are hardly reflective of the views of most Pakistanis.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh was on Wednesday briefed by the BSF on the ground situation along the border in Jammu and Kashmir where Pakistan is continuously firing on frontier posts and civilian areas.
While the governments of both the neighbouring nations are making efforts to strengthen their bilateral relations, former Pakistan's president Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday threatened Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi of dire consequences if he dared to hold a perspective against Pakistan.
Even as there seems no way out of Pakistan's political deadlock despite five round of talks between the PML-N government and Imran Khan's PTI, PM Nawaz Sharif made it clear that he was in no intention to quit, and expressed hope that the current phase of political chaos shall pass.
An outfit representing Gujjars on Wednesday demanded that the compensation provided to the kin of the victims of Pakistan's firing and shelling be made at par with the relief amount given to those affected by militancy.
Commenting on General Pervez Musharraf's statement that Narendra Modi is 'anti-Pakistan', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Wednesday said the Prime Minister is a patriot and will oppose any nation that is against India.
The three-day talks between India and Pakistan here over designs of Kishan Ganga Dam and four other hydroelectric power projects at the Jhelum and the Chenab rivers respectively have ended inconclusively, but the two sides hoped to find a solution in next meeting in Delhi.
Villagers in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri town have expressed their fears about their lives being under constant threat due to the repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan troops along the International Border.
The pentagon has said Pakistan continues to be a safe heaven for terrorists while lauding the efforts of the country's military to eliminate extremism, which it described as a "common threat" for both the countries.