Tag: Pakistan

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  • India protests Pakistan apex court’s order on Gilgit-Baltistan

    India protests Pakistan apex court’s order on Gilgit-Baltistan

    India on Friday summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and lodged a strong protest over the Pakistan Supreme Court's order extending its powers to Gilgit-Baltistan.

    January 18, 2019
  • India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC

    India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC

    Pakistan troopers used small arms and automatics to target Indian positions in Khari Karmara area.

    January 17, 2019
  • Two-front challenge

    Two-front challenge

    As India’s relations with both China and Pakistan continue to deteriorate, the country’s policy-makers must reflect on the unpleasant possibility of a ‘two-front’ war with both countries.

    January 14, 2019
  • Sushma Swaraj proposes air freight corridor between India and Central Asia

    Sushma Swaraj proposes air freight corridor between India and Central Asia

    Swaraj informed the gathering that Iran was holding the Chabahar Day International Conference on February 26 at the Chabahar port to introduce to the invited delegations the capacities of the port.

    January 13, 2019
  • You cannot carry out acts of terror and then expect us to talk kindly to you: Rahul Gandhi to Pak

    You cannot carry out acts of terror and then expect us to talk kindly to you: Rahul Gandhi to Pak

    In strong words, the 48-year-old Congress chief said that Islamabad should not expect New Delhi to talk “kindly” till the acts of terror against India continue.

    January 13, 2019
  • Congress stands with Pakistan, they are traitors: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Congress stands with Pakistan, they are traitors: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday called Congress President Rahul Gandhi "Gabbar Singh" and accused the party of standing with Pakistan, saying they were traitors.

    January 12, 2019
  • Imran mainstreaming terror outfits to deflect attention from Pakistan’s economic woes: India

    Imran mainstreaming terror outfits to deflect attention from Pakistan’s economic woes: India

    External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said there was no seriousness in Khan's statement that India was not ready for talks with Pakistan.

    January 11, 2019
  • Temporary law mustn’t become permanent

    Temporary law mustn’t become permanent

    Pakistan’s parliament must put a halt to military courts that try civilians, says Reena Omer.

    January 10, 2019
  • Iran open to Indian investments in Chabahar

    Iran open to Indian investments in Chabahar

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari reviewed the progress in implementing the Chabahar Port project, which provides India a critical link to land-locked Afghanistan, bypassing Pakistan

    January 8, 2019
  • Pakistan, UAE agree to work on peace, stability in Afghanistan

    Pakistan, UAE agree to work on peace, stability in Afghanistan

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates' Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan have agreed to work jointly for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

    January 7, 2019
  • Mr Khan & Minorities

    Mr Khan & Minorities

    Pakistan's blasphemy laws have exacerbated attacks on minorities by fostering religious frenzy, violence and persecution. Police frequently fail to record and investigate complaints, and justice is impeded by the biased attitude of some judges against religious minorities. Pakistan's national discourse, aided by its school curriculum, generates religious prejudice against minorities

    January 6, 2019
  • Pakistan seeks ex-envoy Haqqani’s extradition from US

    Pakistan seeks ex-envoy Haqqani’s extradition from US

    The Pakistani government has initiated a process of seeking extradition of its former ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani on allegations of embezzlement following its failure to get him through Interpol.

    January 5, 2019
  • Borderline sensitivities

    Borderline sensitivities

    While Imran Khan's unsolicited comment was rightfully slammed by all (including Naseeruddin Shah), with a suggestion to put his own house in order, it was not Pakistan's Prime Minister who failed India, as he only toed the traditional Pakistani line of interference. Rather it was the Indians who failed each other and opened the doors for the likes of Imran to comment. The de-hyphenation of Pakistan with any person from the minority community, in any matter of disagreement with them individually or even collectively, is absolutely necessary

    January 4, 2019
  • Iranian Foreign Minister to visit India next week to discuss Chabahar, Afghanistan

    Iranian Foreign Minister to visit India next week to discuss Chabahar, Afghanistan

    Zarif’s visit is taking place close on the heels of India taking over operations at the Chabahar port that provides New Delhi a critical link to Afghanistan and Central Asia, bypassing Pakistan.

    January 3, 2019
  • Dowry season in Pakistan

    Dowry season in Pakistan

    The assumptions in the negotiations have remained the same through the ages: the bride is a burden being passed off from one family to another, so a trawler of goods, none too big and none too small, must be handed over.

    December 27, 2018
  • Return to jail

    Return to jail

    After a brief moment of freedom, the former Prime Minister and one-time leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) is back in jail to serve a seven-year sentence.

    December 26, 2018
  • Targeted killings

    Targeted killings

    It has to be a skewed sense of values that prompts an Indian Army officer to opine that snipers can secure badla for beheading ~ and no doubt his opposite number would relish speaking in such gory terms.

    December 26, 2018