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  • Sushma, Aziz to hold first talks since Pathankot terror attacks Mar 17, 2016 08:17 AM IST

    Sushma, Aziz to hold first talks since Pathankot terror attacks

    As per sources, the Pathankot attack is likely to be discussed and Swaraj is expected to nudge Pakistan to take action against the perpetrators of the attack. Aziz is also expected to pass on an invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attending the SAARC summit which is to be held in Islamabad later in 2016.

  • Swaraj, Aziz likely to meet at SAARC foreign ministers' summit Mar 16, 2016 10:54 AM IST

    Swaraj, Aziz likely to meet at SAARC foreign ministers' summit

    Over two days, SAARC delegations are slated to first meet at the level of foreign secretaries, following which foreign ministers will finalise the agenda that would be discussed at the Prime Minister-level when the SAARC summit takes place in Islamabad, scheduled later in 2016.

  • Talks with Pak hangs in balance, decision to be taken today Jan 14, 2016 08:05 AM IST

    Talks with Pak hangs in balance, decision to be taken today

    On Wednesday, India had deferred a decision on whether to go ahead with the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan on Friday after the detention of "several individuals" of the dreaded Jaish-e-Mohammad by Islamabad although there was no confirmation of reports that its chief Maulana Masood Azhar was held.

  • Explosions, gunshots at Indian consulate in Afghan city Mazar Jan 04, 2016 07:49 AM IST

    Explosions, gunshots at Indian consulate in Afghan city Mazar

    Two loud blasts and shots were heard earlier as the gunmen launched an attack from a nearby house after darkness fell, Muneer Ahmad Farhad, a spokesman for the Balkh province governor said.

  • High time India, Pakistan set aside hostilities: Sharif Dec 31, 2015 08:14 AM IST

    High time India, Pakistan set aside hostilities: Sharif

    Modi had sprung a surprise when he visited Lahore on the occasion of Sharif's 66th birthday and his granddaughter's wedding on December 25.

  • India, Pakistan can re-engage in talks: Sushma Swaraj in RS Dec 14, 2015 12:41 PM IST

    India, Pakistan can re-engage in talks: Sushma Swaraj in RS

    Recalling the meeting between Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif in Paris, Sushma Swaraj said that both the Prime Ministers discussed the need for NSA level talks between the two countries.

  • Swaraj to make statement on Indo-Pak developments on Dec 14 Dec 11, 2015 02:13 PM IST

    Swaraj to make statement on Indo-Pak developments on Dec 14

    Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy today informed the Lok Sabha that Swaraj is ready and would make a statement on Monday (December 14). The statement would be made in the Rajya Sabha at 11 AM and in the Lok Sabha at 2 PM on Monday, Rudy said.

  • Sushma to brief Parl on resumption of dialogue with Pak Dec 11, 2015 09:51 AM IST

    Sushma to brief Parl on resumption of dialogue with Pak

    Responding to a notice of adjournment motion by Saugata Roy (Trinamool Congress) on the issue, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said Swaraj will make a statement in the House and the government is also willing for a discussion.

  • Sushma Swaraj to meet Pak PM Nawaz Sharif today Dec 09, 2015 08:13 AM IST

    Sushma Swaraj to meet Pak PM Nawaz Sharif today

    Confirming the meetings, Sushma has said that talks are necessary to boost ties between the two countries. "Efforts will be made to take forward bilateral ties. It is necessary and appropriate for me to hold talks with Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and his adviser Sartaj Aziz to discuss bilateral issues," said Sushma.

  • Indo-Pak series to be announced tonight or tomorrow morning Dec 08, 2015 01:56 PM IST

    Indo-Pak series to be announced tonight or tomorrow morning

    “The announcement will be a joint one by Sartaj Aziz and India‘s foreign minister,” the sources added.

  • Swaraj to head to Pak today,focus on resumption of dialogue Dec 08, 2015 10:43 AM IST

    Swaraj to head to Pak today,focus on resumption of dialogue

    Sushma Swaraj's visit comes two days after talks between the National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan in Bangkok, where they discussed terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir and a range of key bilateral issues apart from agreeing to carry forward the "constructive" engagement.

  • Sushma Swaraj to visit Pakistan on Tuesday Dec 07, 2015 12:08 PM IST

    Sushma Swaraj to visit Pakistan on Tuesday

    "On Tuesday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is leaving for Islamabad and will give a statement after coming back. Government will brief in detail on talks in both Houses after Sushma ji returns from Islamabad," said Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy.

  • PM should visit Pak to improve ties: Sudheendra Kulkarni Nov 28, 2015 01:02 PM IST

    PM should visit Pak to improve ties: Sudheendra Kulkarni

    Sudheendra Kulkarni, who was attacked by the Shiv Sena activists last month over the launch of a book by former Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, also said Pakistan should "stop with a heavy hand" the cross-broder terrorism.

  • Pak security nab over 300 terror suspects in Islamabad Dec 21, 2014 02:37 PM IST

    Pak security nab over 300 terror suspects in Islamabad

    Pakistan's security forces have arrested more than 300 terror suspects, including foreigners, in a crackdown against militants in the capital Islamabad.

  • China's Li offers to help end Pakistan's energy crisis May 22, 2013 04:03 PM IST

    China's Li offers to help end Pakistan's energy crisis

    Li arrived in the Pakistan capital on Wednesday on the second leg of his first official trip since taking office in March after a visit to Pakistan's and China's arch rival, India.

  • New visa pact to be signed between India, Pak Sep 04, 2012 07:36 PM IST

    New visa pact to be signed between India, Pak

    A new visa agreement between India and Pakistan will be signed during external affairs minister S M Krishna's upcoming visit to Islamabad to normalise people-to-people contacts, Pakistan interior minister Rehman Malik said on Tuesday.

  • Poor communication led to Sarabjit-Surjeet fiasco Jun 27, 2012 02:54 PM IST

    Poor communication led to Sarabjit-Surjeet fiasco

    Poor communication among Pakistani authorities has been blamed for the Sarabjit-Surjeet fiasco on Wednesday.

  • Plane with 127 on board crashes near Islamabad airport Apr 20, 2012 10:12 PM IST

    Plane with 127 on board crashes near Islamabad airport

    A civilian plane crashed in the outskirts of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad near Chaklala airbase due to bad weather and all 127 people on board the flight are feared dead. The Bhoja Airlines 213 was flying from Karachi to Islamabad.

  • Plane with 127 on board crashes near Islamabad Apr 20, 2012 08:46 PM IST

    Plane with 127 on board crashes near Islamabad

    A civilian plane crashed in Pakistan on Friday due to bad weather, media reports said. The Bhoja Airlines 213 was flying from Karachi to Islamabad.

  • US lawmakers freeze $700 million to Pakistan, ties strained Dec 13, 2011 09:18 PM IST

    US lawmakers freeze $700 million to Pakistan, ties strained

    A US Congressional panel has frozen USD 700 million in aid to Pakistan until it gives assurances it is helping fight the spread of homemade bombs in the region, a move one Pakistani senator called unwise and likely to strain ties further.

  • Pak Prez Asif Ali Zardari may be on his way out: Report Dec 07, 2011 09:28 PM IST

    Pak Prez Asif Ali Zardari may be on his way out: Report

    Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, who suddenly left Islamabad for Dubai reportedly to undergo some regular medical tests, is said to be on his way out, apparently under pressure from the powerful army.

  • No more 'business as usual' with US: Pakistan PM Nov 29, 2011 09:56 AM IST

    No more 'business as usual' with US: Pakistan PM

    Pakistan PM: No more 'business as usual' with U.S.

  • Suspension of military aid to Pak to continue: US Aug 16, 2011 10:43 AM IST

    Suspension of military aid to Pak to continue: US

    US has made it clear it will not lift the hold on its USD 800 million military aid to Pakistan, reiterating that Islamabad needs to takes steps in the war against terrorism.

  • In 1978, India knew Pak was 2-3 yrs away from nuclear bomb Jul 28, 2011 12:24 PM IST

    In 1978, India knew Pak was 2-3 yrs away from nuclear bomb

    Though the US and the UK did not inform India of a covert operation to stop Pakistan going nuclear, New Delhi had its own intelligence in 1978 to conclude that Islamabad was just two or three years away from making an atomic bomb, according to declassified documents.

  • India, Pak exchange proposals on conventional, nuclear CBMs Jun 24, 2011 05:38 PM IST

    India, Pak exchange proposals on conventional, nuclear CBMs

    Islamabad has been pressing Washington to provide it with a civil nuclear deal similar to the one concluded with New Delhi.

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