Pakistan is ready for a dialogue with India on the condition that Kashmir dispute is part of it, Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told Parliament on Friday, ahead of his visit to Amritsar for a conference on Afghanistan. Speaking in the National Assembly during a debate on the Line of Control situation, Aziz said Pakistan is fully capable to defend its border and will not accept any “Indian influence or hegemony” under any circumstances. “We are ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Pak PM discussed the Kashmir situation and tense relations with India post the Uri attack with Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif. Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has held a telephonic conversation with army chief General Raheel Sharif ahead of his speech at the United Nations, in which he is expected to raise the Kashmir issue, amid signs he may tone down his rhetoric to reduce tensions with India. An official from the Prime Minister’s Office said the two discussed the situation ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday created ripples as he led a five-member delegation of civil society members to meet separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a bid to break the three-month impasse in Kashmir triggered by the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani. The BJP, however, distanced itself from the initiative as did the central government, saying it was done at a personal level. IMAGE: Former Union minister and Senior BJP ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Stocks reeled under huge losses on Thursday as the benchmark Sensex plunged sharply by over 465 points, the biggest single-day fall in three months, after India carried out “surgical strikes” on Wednesday night on terror launch pads across the Line of Control. The rupee too was in the line of fire, down 49 paise (intra-day) against the US dollar, to trade at 66.95. World markets, however, cheered the surprise deal cut by OPEC to slash oil output for the first time in eight ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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