Kashmir uprising forces daylong debate in Indian Parliament

Kashmir uprising forces daylong debate in Indian Parliament

Srinagar: The unprecedented anti-India uprising in Kashmir finally animated India’s parliament on Wednesday, forcing a day-long debate on the issue and the ongoing unrest. Parliamentarians from various political parties who took part in the debate acknowledged some aspects of the realities surrounding the dispute over Kashmir and the prevailing conditions, but stopped short of questioning […]

Obliged to raise voice for ‘oppressed’ Kashmiris: Sharif

Obliged to raise voice for ‘oppressed’ Kashmiris: Sharif

Islamabad: Needling India yet again, Pakistan prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, on Tuesday said that he was “obliged” to become the voice of the “oppressed” people of Kashmir and would “leave no stone unturned” to make the world understand the “plight” of the people in the Valley. Sharif chaired a preparatory meeting for the upcoming UN […]

Nawaz Sharif calls upon global medical help for pellet victims

Nawaz Sharif calls upon global medical help for pellet victims

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday vowed to provide medical help to those injured in violence there and called on the international community to ask India to provide access for treatment of victims. Two days after home minister of India, Rajnath Singh, at the SAARC meeting in Islamabad asked countries to stop glorifying […]

Kashmir witnessing ‘new wave of freedom movement’, says Sharif

Kashmir witnessing ‘new wave of freedom movement’, says Sharif

Islamabad: Upping the ante, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that Kashmir is witnessing a new wave of freedom movement and asked the diplomats to apprise the world that Kashmir was “not an internal matter” of India. Addressing the concluding session of the three-day Envoys Conference organised by foreign ministry here, Sharif said, […]

‘Kashmir unfinished agenda of UN, people of PaK enjoying full freedom’

‘Kashmir unfinished agenda of UN, people of PaK enjoying full freedom’

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the people of Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) were “lucky as they enjoy full freedom.” Sharif made the remarks here while talking to newly elected lawmakers of PaK, most of them from his party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which won majority seats in the July 21 elections […]

Book claims Nawaz took money from Bin Laden

Islamabad: A new book written by a Pakistani woman has claimed that Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received money from Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Authored by Shamama Khalid, the wife of former Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) operative Khalid Khawaja, the book “Khalid Khawaja: Shaheed-i-Aman”, claimed that Sharif received money from Bin Laden to contest […]

‘Sharif’s statement courageous, ball in India’s court’

‘Sharif’s statement courageous, ball in India’s court’

SRINAGAR: Terming Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s statement on Kashmir as a “courageous”, chairman Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, on Saturday said the ball is now in India’s court. “Pakistan premier’s statement that Kashmir issue was a litmus test of the political foresight of the present Indian and Pakistani leadership not only speaks of […]

Solution to Kashmir issue lies in dialogue: Nawaz Sharif

Solution to Kashmir issue lies in dialogue: Nawaz Sharif

MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that solution to all issues, including Kashmir, lies in dialogue. “Difference of opinion between two countries is not unheard of,” Nawaz said, referring to Pakistan’s differences with India over Kashmir. “What is unusual is that for six to seven decades we have not been able to get […]

Pathankot attack: Pak team seeks more evidence from India

Pathankot attack: Pak team seeks more evidence from India

New Delhi: With no headway made in the probe into the Pathankot attack, Pakistan plans to seek more evidence from India, a media report said on Monday, days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the outcome of the investigation into the assault would be made public soon. A Pakistani government team investigating the Pathankot airbase […]

Geelani shoots letter to PM Nawaz over Gilgit-Baltistan

Geelani shoots letter to PM Nawaz over Gilgit-Baltistan

Srinagar: The Hurriyat (G) on Wednesday shot off a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif saying the merger of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) into Pakistan would impact the disputed status of this region. In a statement, Geelani said the Pakistan-China economic corridor would boost the economic condition of that region, but merging GB is not necessary. […]

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