India Pakistan ties

India moots train service for Pakistan pilgrims, opens window for resumption of suspended services

Pakistan had in 2019 discontinued train and bus services between both the countries after New Delhi removed special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019.

Feb 11, 2020, 00:02 AM IST

If we can help, we certainly will be helping: US President Donald Trump on Kashmir issue between India, Pakistan

Speaking to the media in presence of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, Trump said, "We are talking about Kashmir in relation to what is going on with Pakistan and India. If we can help, we certainly will be helping."

Jan 21, 2020, 23:31 PM IST

Heal thyself of your malaise: Syed Akbaruddin's advice to Pakistan

"My simple response to Pakistan is even though it is late, neighbour, heal thyself of your malaise. There are no takers here for your malware," Akbaruddin added.

Jan 10, 2020, 08:15 AM IST

Footprint of every major act of terrorism passes through Pakistan: India at UN

India has slammed Pakistan asserting that the footprint of every major act of international terrorism passes through this country where terrorists are trained in safe havens to take innocent lives. The comments came after Pakistan raised the matters of Jammu and Kashmir and Citizenship Act in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Dec 14, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

Pakistan halts repatriation of Indian nationals, months after abrogation of Article 370

The nations exchange list of civilian prisoners and fishermen of each country lodged in the respective jails on January 1 and July 1 every year, according to the India-Pakistan ‘Agreement on Consular Access’ signed on May 21, 2008.

Nov 19, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

India rules out cricket with Pakistan till support for terror continues

Speaking in New York at an event on Wednesday, Jaishankar pointed out, "The dominant narrative of the relationship between New Delhi and Islamabad is terrorism, suicide bombings, violence and then you say okay guys tea break, let us go and play cricket."

Sep 26, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

No change in our position, Pakistan needs to combat terror: India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said on Tuesday that India is not shying away from talks with Pakistan. He said that for India to initiate dialogue with Pakistan the latter country has to make efforts to combat terrorism. PM Modi made the statement during the bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump.

Sep 26, 2019, 09:37 AM IST

Pakistan fails to garner support in UNHRC to place resolution on Kashmir

Though Pakistan had made desperate attempts to garner the required support, the neighbour also failed to get the support of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries consisting of 57 member states. India`s diplomatic efforts appeared to have clearly paid off by persuading the international community on its ability to manage the affairs of Jammu and Kashmir as an `internal matter` of the country.

Sep 19, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

Dialogue between India and Pakistan 'essential element', says United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Responding to a question on the situation on developments in Kashmir, Guterres said, "I go on with a clear opinion that human rights must be fully respected in the territory. And I go on with a clear opinion that dialogue between India and Pakistan is an absolutely essential element for the solution of the problem." 

Sep 19, 2019, 00:04 AM IST

India formally requests Pakistan to allow PM Modi’s plane to fly through its airspace

New Delhi wrote to Islamabad last week, seeking the nod for use of airspace. It is mandatory for Pakistan to respond to India’s request before September 20.

Sep 18, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

Donald Trump confirms attendance for 'Howdy Modi', claims 'lot of progress' between India and Pakistan

I will see Prime Minister Modi and I will be meeting with India and Pakistan and I think a lot of progress has been made there, says US President Donald Trump.

Sep 17, 2019, 08:32 AM IST

Pakistan could lose in war with India, but it will have consequences: Imran Khan

To a question on his issuing a nuclear threat to India over Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said: "There is no confusion. What I said is that Pakistan will never start a nuclear war".

Sep 15, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Indian and Pakistani officials will hold third round of talks on Kartarpur corridor on Wednesday

During Wednesday's negotiations, the officials will also hold talks on finalising the modalities on the exchange information about using the corridor and modalities to deal with emergencies such as medical cases, during operation of the corridor. 

Sep 04, 2019, 07:51 AM IST

India never lobbied to get Pakistan in FATF blacklist: Government sources

Clearly Pakistan is not serious about complying with internationally accepted norms in these areas, said top government sources.

Aug 31, 2019, 06:39 AM IST

EAM S Jaishankar slams Pakistan, says country uses terrorism as a diplomatic tool

Speaking in Moscow, Russia, he said, "Problem with Pakistan is very different. I would say if today you look at international relations, I cannot think of any other country in the world,  which actually uses terrorism as a diplomatic tool against its neighbour. It a very unique phenomenon."

Aug 28, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

Pakistan rejects 'rumours' over Kartarpur corridor, says 'it will open irrespective of India ties'

Reports had suggested that Pakistan has stalled work on the Kartarpur Corridor after straining of relations with India.

Aug 25, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

Pakistan drags feet on India-requested technical meet on Kartarpur

The development comes despite Islamabad's public statements that it is committed to the initiative in the backdrop of it cutting diplomatic and trade ties with India due to New Delhi removing a special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 23, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir is bilateral issue between India and Pakistan: Zambia

PM Modi on Tuesday announced that India will train Zambian forces. "To increase the capacity of Zambian Armed Forces, Indian military and airforce training team will be stationed in Zambia," said PM Modi.

Aug 21, 2019, 23:46 PM IST

Watch: Syed Akbaruddin calmly shuts down Pakistani journalists, video goes viral

A Pakistani journalist had raised questions about India’s stand of not initiating dialogue with the neighbouring country unless it puts an end to terrorism.

Aug 17, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

India strongly takes up killing of civilian in Pakistan ceasefire violation

Rahme Begum, a resident of Dassi Baktoor Gurez, was killed after shelling on Tuesday by Pakistan Army in Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir. In Tangdar, nine civilian were injured from Tuesday's ceasefire violations.

Jul 31, 2019, 15:16 PM IST