Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicIndia-Pakistan ties

Topic: India-Pakistan ties

41 Indians became Pakistanis last year. Why do they do it? What are the obstacles?

According to official data, the number of Indians who received Pakistani citizenship was up from zero in 2019, to 7 in 2020 and 41 in 2021. India does not allow for dual citizenship.

Pakistan objects Kiru hydro plant design, India says project compliant with Indus Waters Treaty

The treaty provides Pakistan the right to object on Indian design within 3 month of the receipt of the information. India has supplied the information in June to Pakistan.

Pakistan’s accusation against India on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa terror attack are ‘lies’, MEA says

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had alleged that India and Afghanistan were behind last month's attack on a bus that killed 13 people, including Chinese engineers.

Indian Army has new strategies for Pakistan, China: Punitive deterrence, credible deterrence

With tensions continuing with China, India has deployed more troops along the Line of Actual Control this summer than before.

Pakistan denies backchannel talks with India, says need for enabling meaningful dialogue

Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry said states have their ways and means to communicate, which remain available even during wars.

70-yr pattern, no real shift, analysts say about talk of India-Pakistan bid to ‘bury past’

In recent weeks, there seem to have been signs of easing tensions between India & Pakistan, which appeared to come on edge of war after Pulwama attack & ensuing IAF airstrikes on terror camps.

Why distrust-but-verify is a prudent response to Pakistan Gen Bajwa’s call to bury the past

If India thinks it's caught in an awful two-front situation, the picture is more challenging for Pakistan. It can continue fighting India and become a colony of China.

India slams Imran Khan’s Special Assistant, says never approached Pakistan for talks

Govt says statements made by Moeed W. Yusuf earlier this week is Pakistan’s effort to ‘mislead its domestic constituents by pulling India into headlines on a daily basis’.

India desires neighbourly relations but onus on Pakistan to create the atmosphere, says MEA

MoS for External Affairs V Muraleedharan was replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha Thursday on India's policy towards Pakistan.

Dip in India-Pakistan ties in 2019 may have killed Modi’s appetite to reach out in 2020

In Pakistan, even if PM Imran Khan is replaced, the fundamental dynamics defining the bilateral relationship are not going to change.

On Camera

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.