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Shobhaa De rubbishes Abdul Basit's claim that he influenced her to write article 'advocating plebiscite' in Kashmir
India

Shobhaa De rubbishes Abdul Basit's claim that he influenced her to write article 'advocating plebiscite' in Kashmir

Basit had said that he had managed to influence Shobhaa De to write the 2016 article titled 'Burhan Wani is dead but he'll live on till we find out what Kashmir really wants'.

Pakistan says India is trying to sabotage CPEC project through intelligence agency RAW
India

Pakistan says India is trying to sabotage CPEC project through intelligence agency RAW

India is trying to sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project through its intelligence agency RAW, a senior Pakistani military officer said on Tuesday.

Pakistan envoy Sohail Mahmood meets Sushma Swaraj, discuss Kulbhushan Jadhav, cross-border terror
India

Pakistan envoy Sohail Mahmood meets Sushma Swaraj, discuss Kulbhushan Jadhav, cross-border terror

Pakistan's new high commissioner Sohail Mahmood met External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on Saturday

Pakistan should end apologetic stance over Kashmir, use diplomacy to revive issue internationally, says Abdul Basit
India

Pakistan should end apologetic stance over Kashmir, use diplomacy to revive issue internationally, says Abdul Basit

Pakistan should abandon its apologetic stance and move towards active diplomacy to revive the Kashmir issue at international forums, Islamabad's former ambassador to India Abdul Basit said.

Despite house arrest, Hafiz Saeed to launch JuD as a political party on 14 August
World

Despite house arrest, Hafiz Saeed to launch JuD as a political party on 14 August

Even as Pakistan extended the house arrest of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed by two months on Monday, reports started wriggling in about Saeed wanting to rebrand his terror outfit to launch it as a political party.

Pakistan's Abdul Basit says Hizb chief not a global terrorist: 'Syed Salahuddin struggling for Kashmir's right to self-determination'
India

Pakistan's Abdul Basit says Hizb chief not a global terrorist: 'Syed Salahuddin struggling for Kashmir's right to self-determination'

Refusing to accept Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist, outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Wednesday said that Salahuddin is waging a “struggle for the right to self-determination” of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Outgoing Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit says India-Pakistan dialogue is pre-requisite to mend relations
India

Outgoing Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit says India-Pakistan dialogue is pre-requisite to mend relations

Outgoing Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit Saturday said a dialogue between India and Pakistan was a "pre-requisite" and a "necessity" to mend relations between the neighbours, which might require "give and take" from both sides

Sikkim standoff: China's animus towards India stems from its annoyance with Narendra Modi govt
India

Sikkim standoff: China's animus towards India stems from its annoyance with Narendra Modi govt

To understand China's discomfort with the Modi-led NDA government, we need to look beyond the immediate and trace the prime minister's course of action since getting elected to the chair in 2014.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan not 'embarrassed' by ICJ ruling, says it will allow consular access on 'merit basis'
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan not 'embarrassed' by ICJ ruling, says it will allow consular access on 'merit basis'

Pakistan on Tuesday said that it is not embarrassed by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged espionage charges, and that consular access will be provided to him on the basis of merit.

Kulbhushan Jadhav is alive: Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit tells CNN-News18
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav is alive: Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit tells CNN-News18

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday said that Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on alleged espionage charges, is alive.

Abdul Basit's tenure as Pakistan's High Commissioner to India saw heightened tensions, no movement on bilateral talks
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Abdul Basit's tenure as Pakistan's High Commissioner to India saw heightened tensions, no movement on bilateral talks

With no major breakthrough in bilateral ties, Basit's tenure will remain unremarkable to say the least.

Sohail Mahmood set to be Pakistan's High Commissioner to India: All you need to know about the diplomat
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Sohail Mahmood set to be Pakistan's High Commissioner to India: All you need to know about the diplomat

Amid the deterioration in the bilateral ties between India and Pakistan, New Delhi is set to get a new envoy from Islamabad. Sohail Mahmood is all set to succeed Abdul Basit as the next Pakistani High Commissioner to India

Krishna Ghati beheadings: Abdul Basit summoned, MEA reiterates Pakistan Army's hand in killing
India

Krishna Ghati beheadings: Abdul Basit summoned, MEA reiterates Pakistan Army's hand in killing

Strongly protesting the mutilation of two soldiers in the Krishnaghati sector , the Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday reiterated that the barbaric act had been committed by Pakistan Army.

Pakistan welcomes Turkey's offer to intervene in Kashmir, says issue needs to be urgent gobal attention
India

Pakistan welcomes Turkey's offer to intervene in Kashmir, says issue needs to be urgent gobal attention

Sartaj Aziz, the Advisor on Foreign Affairs to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, also said India's bid "to portray the indigenous uprising in Kashmir as terrorism has been rejected" globally.

Kulbhushan Jadhav row: India demands consular access in meeting with Pakistan foreign secretary
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav row: India demands consular access in meeting with Pakistan foreign secretary

Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale will be meeting Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua to discuss the Kulbhushan Jadhav issue on Wednesday.

Nawaz Sharif in
India

Nawaz Sharif in "driving seat" on Pakistan's India policy, says envoy Abdul Basit

The Pakistan high commissioner noted that the pattern in India-Pakistan ties was "one step forward and two steps backward".

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Pakistan did not breach pact, says High Commissioner Abdul Basit
World

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Pakistan did not breach pact, says High Commissioner Abdul Basit

Pakistan on Monday rejected India's assertion that it is violating a bilateral pact by not giving access to retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court there.

Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death: Hanging retd Indian officer will be premeditated murder, claims India
India

Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death: Hanging retd Indian officer will be premeditated murder, claims India

India on Monday said that if Pakistan hanged alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, it will be considered "a case of premeditated murder".

Pak mulling options to replace Abdul Basit after his tussle with authority in Islamabad
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Pak mulling options to replace Abdul Basit after his tussle with authority in Islamabad

Pakistan is mulling options to replace its hawkish envoy to India, Abdul Basit, after his tussle with the decisions-makers in Islamabad following the elevation of his junior Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary.

Pakistan has to vacate PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan region, says Indian govt
India

Pakistan has to vacate PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan region, says Indian govt

The only issue of dispute between India and Pakistan as far as Jammu and Kashmir is concerned is the illegal occupation of PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan, the government said on Thursday.