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Pak does a U-turn, says it did not want NSAs to discuss Kashmir
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

Basit said that the two Prime Ministers should talk and take the dialogue process forward.

Hillary Clinton inbox: Jairam ‘reeling,’ (Manmohan) doing good
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

Over 200 emails referring to India among 4,000 received by Clinton as former Secretary of State.

Hillary Clinton’s inbox, declassified
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

From the 4,000-plus emails of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton released by US officials, over 200 refer to India and its leaders including former PM Manmohan Singh and members of his Cabinet.

As UNGA chief arrives today, India to push text-based talks on reforms
Sun, Aug 30, 2015

The Ministry of External Affairs is quite happy with the development, as was disclosed by its official spokesperson.

President Pranab Mukherjee may visit Israel in October
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

The President’s visit comes at a time when India’s relations with Israel is on a high after the Narendra Modi government assumed office last year.

India finishes phase one of Maldives radar system
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

A top official said, “It would be very beneficial for Maldives National Defence Forces to track ships and fishing boats and would provide added security in the Maldives Exclusive Zone.”

Next on India-Pakistan agenda: meeting of BSF, Pakistani Rangers chiefs
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

The two sides are expected to meet in New Delhi to discuss the situation on the Line of Control and the international boundary between India and Pakistan.

Sushma Swaraj mentioned terrorism 52 times, Sartaj Aziz the K-word 19 times
Sun, Aug 23, 2015

Swaraj shot back, saying that “dossiers are not waved, but are given in sealed envelopes”.

NSA-level talks off: After war of words, India and Pakistan decide not to talk
Sun, Aug 23, 2015

Islamabad says no talks, India set conditions; Delhi says unfortunate, only repeated Ufa.

Sushma Swaraj to Pakistan: Hurriyat redline, midnight deadline
Sat, Aug 22, 2015

Sartaj Aziz welcome if NSA talks only on terror, Sushma Swaraj says; he says ready if no conditions

Pakistan says no to India ‘advice’ on not meeting Hurriyat, India hits back
Sat, Aug 22, 2015

After day-long face-off, all eyes on Sartaj Aziz’s press conference today.

India objects to Pakistan NSA Sartaj Aziz meeting Kashmiri separatists ahead of NSA-level talks
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

India and Pakistan headed for a confrontation as New Delhi formally conveyed its objection over Pakistan’s NSA Sartaj Aziz meeting Hurriyat leaders

Foreign Secy S Jaishankar to take part in talks
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

From the Indian side, NSA Ajit K Doval will lead the delegation, while Jaishankar will be assisting him from the diplomatic side.

NSA talks: ‘All options on the table’ as Hurriyat accepts Pak invite
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

The Kashmiri separatist leaders have been invited by the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi to meet Aziz, a move about which the government is clearly unhappy, sources said.

India-Pak NSA talks- Officials told: No room for error in most-wanted list
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

NSA Ajit K Doval is learnt to have told officials concerned that there can be “no room for any mistakes” in preparing the list.

PM Narendra Modi’s UAE visit: quick take
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

India & UAE decided to coordinate efforts to counter radicalization and misuse of religion by groups.

Before NSA talks, Pakistan brings up Samjhauta, India raises border terror
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

Vikas Swarup tweeted, “The only struggle in J&K is against Pakistani sponsored terrorism. This will be the subject of the upcoming NSA-level talks.”

Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif meets PM Modi today
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

To discuss opportunities to strengthen ties after end of economic sanctions

NSA talks: August 23, says Pakistan, MEA says nothing official yet
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

Sartaj Aziz, adviser to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on national security and foreign affairs, confirmed that he will travel to India on Aug. 23 to meet with his Indian counterpart.

NSA-level talks may herald a new beginning in India, Pak ties
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Pakistan’s acceptance of August 23-24 as the dates for the National Security Advisors’ meeting in New Delhi has scotched all speculation that Islamabad was possibly planning to pull out of the talks.

Libya hostages: Release delayed as captors seek to verify identity of Indian teachers
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

The two teachers were among the four Indians who were abducted on July 29, when they were on their way from Sirte to Tunis.

UAE trip: Infra funds, oil trade on PM Modi’s agenda
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

To seek help of UAE’s royal and political leadership to secure release of 39 Indians held captive by Islamic State

‘Remarks against MPs’, ‘inferiority to LS’ offend RS members
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said people looked towards elected representatives when they had issues like jobs, roads, electricity and water.

NSA Talks: Ties strained, Pakistan holds back on dates
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

No decision taken yet, says envoy; Pakistan NSA says they are deciding agenda.

Simply put: For India, islands of disquiet in the Indian Ocean
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Indian government have voiced concern that the law will be used by China to extend its military influence, but they have been assured by the Government of Maldives that Indian Ocean would remain “a demilitarised zone”.

Pakistan doesn’t invite J&K Speaker, India protests, warns of boycott, says LS Speaker
Sat, Aug 08, 2015

Mahajan said Speakers of all states 'unanimously' decided that India will boycott the meeting if J&K Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta is not invited.

India’s consulate in Herat moves to former US complex
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

The move assumes significance in the wake of heightened security threat to Indian missions in Afghanistan, following a leadership change in Taliban after Mullah Omar’s death.

Libya Conflict: Abducted Indians alive, 2 to head back today
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

According to sources, they reached the Indian embassy in Tripoli on Friday night and met Indian diplomate. They are expected to leave for Tunis on Sunday, and will be flying back to India from there.

As land swap between India-Bangladesh begins, a husband and wife part ways
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

The couple, Sarwar Alam and Marina Begum, live in Dasiarchhara- one of the 51 Indian enclaves in Bangladesh- which will be part of Bangladesh on Friday midnight.

India, Pakistan plan NSA meet in August
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

South Block sources said the two sides are discussing possible dates on which Pakistan PM’s advisor on national security Sartaj Aziz, can visit New Delhi for talks.

Narendra Modi mingles with Oppn with handshakes and a smile…
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

After the Rajya Sabha was adjourned, Modi moved towards NCP’s Sharad Pawar and shook hands with him and Praful Patel, before moving on towards JD(U)’s Sharad Yadav and BSP’s Mayawati.

Arun Jaitley vs Yechury: From ‘television’ to ‘illiteracy’ snub
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Yechury said he had not objected Wednesday as he had thought Jaitley’s remarks would be expunged from the records.

New land law in Maldives gives India China chills
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The latest move comes after Indian firm GMR was ousted from the airport development project, with Chinese firms gaining a foothold in the nation.

For Congress, it’s the writing on the placard
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Ignoring Speaker’s warning, MPs wave signs on ‘Modi meherban, Modi pehelwan’ and ‘56 inch’.

Eid Milan: No discord when they talk Bajrangi Bhaijaan, seekh kebabs
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

At Eid Milan, Pak envoy says move from confrontation to cooperation; Hurriyat attendance thin.

Jamun Tree to Genghis Khan: Delhi businessman’s China ordeal ends
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

The Indian who was held on terror charges in China was picked up after watching a documentary on the life and times of Genghis Khan, which Inner Mongolian authorities “mistook” for a “propaganda video”.