“It is very unfortunate that when people should have been demanding facilities of schools, hospitals, playfields and hospitals, they are seeking construction of bunkers to save them from firepower.”
The situation on the border has changed as India began giving befitting reply to the enemy, which has “set an example in country’s history”, Rajnath Singh said.
Chaudhry Nisar said overlooking “the worst kind of state terrorism” in Jammu and Kashmir had “laid bare the double standards of powers who claim to champion human rights and democratic values”. He insisted that Pakistan would not compromise on the rights of Kashmiris.
Antonio Guterres did not elaborate but through his response he did not make any indication that he will act as a mediator between India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue.
Sushma Swaraj: ‘No Narendra Modi-Nawaz Sharif meet planned at Astana summit, Pakistan can’t take Kashmir to ICJ, speaking to China’s friends on NSG’
China’s counter-terror relationship with Pakistan will continue to test China-India relations.
Commenting on the ongoing investigations into the Pathnkot attack, Baabar said that the revelations that the investigations would make would also play a key role in the Kashmir issue between the two countries.
Unable to apply transformative pressures, subjected to strong external pressures ourselves, we reverted to the status quo ante.
He underlined the message to Sharif on Pakistan’s National Day while greeting him in a letter.
India and Pakistan have broken their silence. But it will require focused effort to break the impasse.
A fortnightly column on the high politics of the Af-Pak region, the fulcrum of global power play in India’s neighbourhood.
Floods in J&K are a reminder that the Indus Waters Treaty needs to be revisited
Getting out of the “Pak-centric mindset” would be in the best interest of India’s foreign policy, says an editorial in the Organiser.
On May 26, as a goodwill gesture, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif had directed that 151 Indian prisoners (1 civil and 150 fishermen) be released.
The daily said that Jilani expressed the hope that back-channel talks would enable the two sides to discuss all issues, including terrorism and Islamabad’s concerns regarding Indian involvement in stoking unrest in Balochistan.