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Pak PM, good intentions, but that’s all?

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Pak PM, good intentions, but that’s all?

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has set himself a possibly insurmountable challenge: He intends to work with  India to achieve peace across South Asia. Those are good intentions on the face of it, but can Abbasi walk the talk? Some media analysts say it is likely to be a tall order for Mr […]

Red faces over tallest flag at Pakistan border

Red faces over tallest flag at Pakistan border

A question of tattered ‘patriotic’ symbolism? India’s tallest flag, which towers over the border with arch-rival Pakistan, is causing red faces – because it cannot stand up to the weather, says a BBC report. The tricolour was hoisted last month but keeps getting torn by the wind and is being replaced for a fourth time. […]

Indian Sufis not kidnapped, located in Sindh: Pakistan

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Indian Sufis not kidnapped, located in Sindh: Pakistan

The many people worried about the fate of the two Indian Sufi clerics, as well as their families can breathe easy now. The two men have been traced and have reached Karachi, and will be flying back home soon. KARACHI: Two Indian clerics, Syed Asif Ali Nizami, the head priest of New Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, […]

Have two Indian Sufi Priests been kidnapped in Pakistan?

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Have two Indian Sufi Priests been kidnapped in Pakistan?

Have two Indian Sufi priests been kidnapped by Islamist fundamentalists in Pakistan? After arrival at Karachi on Wednesday (March 8), they seem to have just vanished into thin air. They did not arrive at their destination, the Daata Darbar (another famous Sufi Shrine). The exchange of clerics between these two shrines is a tradition dating […]

Pakistan has enough ‘evidence’ against Saeed Hafiz says India

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Pakistan has enough ‘evidence’ against Saeed Hafiz says India

New Delhi: India  dismissed Pakistan’s demand for “concrete evidence” against JuD chief Hafiz Saeed in the 26/11 case, saying the required proof is already available in that country as the entire conspiracy was hatched there and all it needs to find is “requisite” political will to take action. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup also […]

Panic rises in Pak occupied Kashmir

NEELUM VALLEY (Pakistan)  Residents in Pakistani Kashmir are racing to build underground bunkers for the first time since the 1990s, frightened by what they say is the worst cross-border violence since a ceasefire was agreed in 2003. Months of tension between India and Pakistan have erupted into shelling and gunfire across the disputed Kashmir frontier, […]

ISI it a RAW tale of Plastic Surgery from Pak?

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ISI it a RAW tale of Plastic Surgery from Pak?

On 3 March 2016 a retired Indian Naval Commander Kulbhushan Yadav was arrested in Pakistan on charges of illegal entry into the country via Iran. The arrest was made near the border region of Chaman. Twenty six days later, on March 29, Civilian and military leaders presented to the media in Islamabad his video confession […]

Is China nudging Pakistan to ‘clean up’ ?

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Is China nudging Pakistan to ‘clean up’ ?

China has been quietly hinting to Pakistan that it has to get its act together on terrorism, otherwise it might have to rethink its position, according to a report in Asia Times. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,  seems to have finally realized that Pakistan cannot fully reap the benefits of CPEC(China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) if eastern […]

Baloch Leader says Modi and Sharif make ’empty statements’

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Baloch Leader says Modi and Sharif make ’empty statements’

The Baloch leaders appear to be bitter because they feel that India hasn’t walked the talk. The Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) chief Akhtar Mengal has reportedly said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “not interested” in Balochistan. According to a report in the Pakistan newspaper Dawn, Akhtar Mengal has said that Modi’s attempts to rake […]

Why China moves closer to Pakistan …

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Why China moves closer to Pakistan …

An escalation in tensions between India and Pakistan is likely to increase Chinese support for Pakistan and add impetus to India’s strategic partnership with the United States. This will further polarise the subcontinent geopolitically and increase the nuclear threat in South Asia, says an article in South China Morning Post. China is now expected to […]

Indo-Pak Bus services unaffected by tension

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Indo-Pak Bus services unaffected by tension

On alternate days, a DTC (Delhi Tourism Corporation) or Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) bus leaves from Delhi at 6 a.m. and a bus from Lahore arrives in the evening. On Friday, it was the  PTDC bus that brought passengers from Lahore to Delhi. Nothing had changed, said Lahore resident Sofia Joseph when she reached […]

Pakistan, let’s fight poverty and see who wins: PM Modi

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Pakistan, let’s fight poverty and see who wins: PM Modi

Prime minister Narendra Modi  is in Kerala. He  made a few scathing remarks against Pakistan, but  also remained diplomatic in his first public address after the Uri terror attacks. He said the Pakistan PM was one who reads out the script conceptualized by terrorists. Modi made his displeasure clear about the way the Nawaz Sharif […]

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