Musharraf calls his conviction as a ‘personal vendetta’

Pakistan’s ailing former dictator said the death sentence given to him by a court in a treason case is based on a ‘personnel vendetta’. It was Pervez Musharraf’s first reaction to court verdict, which had already been denounced by the country’s powerful military. Continue Reading

India takes up Pak’s denial of airspace use to PM’s flight with intl body

Sources said India regrets Pakistan’s decision to yet again deny overflight clearance for the VVIP special flight which is otherwise granted routinely by any normal country. India has taken up the issue of denial of overflight clearance with the relevant international civil aviation body, they said. Continue Reading

Trump ready to mediate on Kashmir if asked by India, Pakistan: US

US President Donald Trump is ready to mediate between India and Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir only if asked by both the countries, a senior administration official said reiterating that the onus for peace talks lies on Islamabad by taking sustained and irreversible actions against terrorist groups. Continue Reading

India responds to Imran Khan’s UN speech

Strongly hitting back at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s rant at the UN General Assembly, India has said its citizens do not need anyone else to speak on their behalf and ‘least of all those who have built an industry of terrorism from the ideology of hate. Continue Reading

Trump has no connection in India-Pakistan issue: Owaisi

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi slammed the US president Donald Trump for his reported offer to mediate between India and Pakistan. The Hyderabad MP said on Wednesday that the Indian government should have a clear-cut policy and inform the US President that it does not need his role. Continue Reading

Tough, but good: Trump says after talking to Modi

US President Donald Trump today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan to work towards reducing tensions in the region over Kashmir, describing the situation as ‘tough’. Continue Reading

Good signs

A lot of leaders from across the world have been congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi ever since his party, the BJP, posted a huge victory in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections. Notable among them is Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Continue Reading