Gautam Bambawale News
Beijing reacts to Gautam Bambawale's comments on Sikkim standoff, says Doka La belongs to China
China asserted that Doka La belongs to it and India should have "learnt lessons" from the stand-off last year, days after India's envoy blamed China for the face-off
Beijing's attempt to change status quo at India-China border may lead to another Doka La, says Indian envoy Gautam Bambawale
Any attempt by China to change the status quo along the Indian border may lead to another Doka La-like stand-off, India's envoy Gautam Bambawale has said, adding that the best way to prevent such incidents is through candid and frank talks
China says ready to hold talks with India over CPEC, resolve differences with 'mutual respect'
China on Monday said it is ready to hold talks with India to resolve their differences on the contentious $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that passes through Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.
India, China are 'experienced enough' to overcome hurdles like Doka La: Indian envoy Gautam Bambawale
The Doka La standoff has been blown out of proportion but it is important to not change the "status quo" at sensitive points at the India-China border, Indian Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale said
Ajay Bisaria, new Indian envoy presents credentials to Pakistan President
New Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria on Thursday presented his credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain who said his country was sincerely working towards regional peace, stability and development.
Seasoned diplomat Gautam Bambawale to take charge as Indian envoy to China
A Mandarin speaker, Gautam Bambawale has also served as the deputy chief of mission of the Indian Embassy in Beijing earlier
International Yoga Day: Low key celebration in Pakistan, bigger event to follow after Ramadan, say organisers
The third International Yoga Day was celebrated in Pakistan too but on a muted scale. The organisers said a much bigger event will follow after Ramadan ends.
India clarifies it hasn't stopped medical visa for Pakistan nationals, asks Islamabad to vet requests
Days after Pakistan raised the issue, India on Wednesday clarified that it has not stopped giving medical visas to Pakistani nationals, but has asked that such requests be vetted at the top level.
Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Mother appeals for son's release, seeks to meet him
The mother of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav has filed an appeal with Pakistan seeking Islamabad's intervention for the release of her son who has been sentenced to death and expressed a desire to meet him.
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.
Kulbhushan Jadhav death row: Indian High Commissioner expected to meet Pak's FS
Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale is expected to meet Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Wednesday to discuss the issue of Indian prisoner on death row Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: Pakistan rules out consular access, says it's against law
Upping the ante, Pakistan's army on Monday ruled out consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, days after India had made a strong case for the access to the Indian prisoner on death row.
Pakistan to submit fresh dossier on Kulbhushan Jadhav to UN, amid backlash from India
The new dossier is based on Jadhav's early testimonial and statements given in front of the Field General Court Martial about his alleged involvement in espionage and sabotage activities in Karachi and Balochistan,
Pakistan retaliates to India's espionage charges, tells Indian official to leave country within 48 hours
Paksitan declares Indian official personal non grata in retaliation to India's action against a Pakistan High Commisioner personnel Mehmood Akhtar on charges of espionage
PM Modi likely to chair Cabinet Committee Security meet to review border situation
A day after the surgical strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to review the situation on Friday at the LoC and the international border with Pakistan at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).
Surgical strikes across LoC: Pakistan summons Indian high commissioner
The Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday summoned Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale over the "unprovoked" cross-border firing by Indian Army in which two Pakistani soldiers were killed.
MEA summons Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit over discourtesy to Indian High Commissioner
The Indian side was miffed over the discourtesy meted out to the Indian High Commissioner and following this have summoned Basit to convey its displeasure.
Narendra Modi visiting Pakistan? Can't make decisions so far in advance, says India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking forward to visit Pakistan in November to attend the Saarc Summit, according to India's High Commissioner in Islamabad. But New Delhi said on Tuesday that no decision had been made yet.
People living in glass houses should not throw stones at others: Indian envoy to Pakistan
Bambawale was speaking at an interactive session organised by the Karachi Council on Foreign Relations on Monday in Pakistan.
India rejects 50% visa applications from Pakistan
As India rejects every second Pakistani visa application, the percentage of applications rejected reaches a whopping 53 percent .