Articles about Sartaj Aziz

Sushma Swaraj's Diwali gift: Medical visas to all deserving Pakistanis

19 Oct 2017

World
Sushma Swaraj's Diwali gift: Medical visas to all deserving Pakistanis

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has a delightful gift for Pakistanis this Diwali: she announced India will grant medical visas to all citizens in deserving cases.

Despite tension, Sushma Swaraj assists two ailing Pakistanis

07 Oct 2017

India
Despite tension, Sushma Swaraj assists two ailing Pakistanis

Even amid escalating tension with Pakistan, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has continued her social media diplomacy and came to the help of two Pakistanis within hours of their requests.

Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to ailing 7-year-old Pakistani girl

27 Sep 2017

India
Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to ailing 7-year-old Pakistani girl

Winning hearts again, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has granted a medical visa to yet another ailing Pakistani, despite the rising Indo-Pak tensions.

Sushma allows medical visa to PoK resident, slams Pakistan

18 Jul 2017

India
Sushma allows medical visa to PoK resident, slams Pakistan

Trust EAM Sushma Swaraj to hit the bull's-eye and you won't be disappointed.

Pakistan examining visa application of Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

13 Jul 2017

World
Pakistan examining visa application of Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother

Pakistan is examining India's request for a visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, Islamabad said.

Swaraj: Pakistan hasn't responded to visa request for Jadhav's mother

10 Jul 2017

World
Swaraj: Pakistan hasn't responded to visa request for Jadhav's mother

Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said she still hasn't received an acknowledgement from her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz over a letter requesting a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Yadav's mother.

John McCain: 'No peace in Afghanistan without Pakistan's cooperation'

03 Jul 2017

World
John McCain: 'No peace in Afghanistan without Pakistan's cooperation'

Senior US Senator John McCain said during a visit to Islamabad that there could be "no peace" in Afghanistan or the South Asian region without Pakistan's cooperation.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case- India, Pakistan to face-off at ICJ

15 May 2017

World
Kulbhushan Jadhav case- India, Pakistan to face-off at ICJ

On 15th May, India and Pakistan will commence their legal battle over Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence in the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Sharif, Army Chief discuss ICJ verdict on Jadhav

11 May 2017

World
Sharif, Army Chief discuss ICJ verdict on Jadhav

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and the country's army chief began discussing the options to move forward after the International Court of Justice's verdict on staying the Kulbhushan Jadhav's hanging.

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence stayed by International Court of Justice

10 May 2017

India
Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence stayed by International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday stayed the hanging of Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by the Pakistani military court for spying.

CPEC to help China meddle in Kashmir: Chinese media

02 May 2017

India
CPEC to help China meddle in Kashmir: Chinese media

Reports in the Chinese media suggested that Beijing's massive investment in the CPEC projects makes it necessary for it to mediate over the Kashmir conflict.

India should bomb Pak to rescue Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pravin Togadia

15 Apr 2017

World
India should bomb Pak to rescue Kulbhushan Jadhav: Pravin Togadia

Saying New Delhi should take inspiration from US President Donald Trump who bombed IS hideouts in Afghanistan, VHP leader Pravin Togadia maintained India too should bomb Pakistan to rescue Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: India demands legal documents from Pakistan

14 Apr 2017

World
Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: India demands legal documents from Pakistan

Events took a new turn in the ongoing Indo-Pak diplomatic standoff over a Pakistan military court's award of death sentence to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. India has sought to access legal documents including Jadhav's charge sheet and death sentence.

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: India cries foul

11 Apr 2017

India
Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: India cries foul

A Pakistani Military Court on Monday awarded death-sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav, for alleged espionage in Pakistan and inciting violence in Balochistan.

Missing cleric denies being detained by Pak authorities

20 Mar 2017

India
Missing cleric denies being detained by Pak authorities

Syed Asif Ali Nizami, one of the two Sufi clerics who went missing in Pakistan, denied reports that Pakistani authorities detained him and his nephew on spying charges.

Missing clerics traced, to return on Monday

19 Mar 2017

India
Missing clerics traced, to return on Monday

Pakistani officials have stated that the missing clerics from New Delhi have been traced and have returned to Karachi.

Missing clerics in ISI custody over MQM links

18 Mar 2017

India
Missing clerics in ISI custody over MQM links

The two clerics from Delhi's Nizamuddin who went missing in Pakistan are reportedly in the custody of the ISI, over their alleged links to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement.

ISI picked up missing clerics?

17 Mar 2017

India
ISI picked up missing clerics?

Sources have stated that Pakistan's intelligence service, the ISI may be behind the disappearance of the two clerics from Delhi in Pakistan.

Sushma Swaraj asks Pakistan to find Delhi's missing clerics

17 Mar 2017

India
Sushma Swaraj asks Pakistan to find Delhi's missing clerics

Sushma Swaraj said that Pakistan has been asked to relocate two clerics from Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah who went missing in Karachi.

India resumes work on Shahpur Kandi dam

05 Mar 2017

India
India resumes work on Shahpur Kandi dam

Sources stated that India stepped up its efforts of building infrastructure to utilize its legitimate share of waters from the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej rivers of the Indus system.

Aziz: Pak seeks friendly ties with US

13 Feb 2017

World
Aziz: Pak seeks friendly ties with US

Sartaj Aziz clarified that Pakistan seeks to establish warm and friendly ties with the Trump administration. He said Nawaz Sharif's phone call with Trump was very productive and a step in that direction.

Trump may treat India and Pakistan equally: Chinese newspaper

08 Feb 2017

World
Trump may treat India and Pakistan equally: Chinese newspaper

According to a Chinese state-run daily, President Trump may follow balanced strategies towards India and Pakistan, unlike predecessor Barack Obama who adopted "pro-India" policies in his final years.

UN report says Pak delayed Indus Waters resolution

03 Feb 2017

India
UN report says Pak delayed Indus Waters resolution

A UN Development Programme report stated that Pakistan delayed bringing up cases of water sharing disputes with India, delaying a resolution to the Indus Water Treaty.

Pak asks India to suspend contentious hydro-power projects

22 Jan 2017

India
Pak asks India to suspend contentious hydro-power projects

Two parliamentary bodies from Pakistan have passed resolutions asking India to suspend the ongoing construction of the Kishanganga and Ratle hydro power projects.

World Bank to meet India, Pak over Indus Waters Treaty

05 Jan 2017

India
World Bank to meet India, Pak over Indus Waters Treaty

The Senior adviser to the World Bank president, Ian H Solomon, will meet officials from India and Pakistan to mediate over the dispute in the Indus Waters Treaty.

Will not accept any modifications in Indus Waters: Pakistan

18 Dec 2016

India
Will not accept any modifications in Indus Waters: Pakistan

Pakistan said it won't allow any adjustments in the Indus Waters Treat after India strongly hoped for bilateral redressal of differences.

New ISI chief seeks to break Indo-Afghan ties

13 Dec 2016

World
New ISI chief seeks to break Indo-Afghan ties

Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, the new chief of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI is allegedly looking to scuttle Indo-Afghan relations.

Pak's Army chief Bajwa removes ISI chief

12 Dec 2016

World
Pak's Army chief Bajwa removes ISI chief

Pakistan's new army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa abruptly removed ISI Chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar; Bajwa did not name his replacement.

Pakistan's new army chief meets Sharif

07 Dec 2016

World
Pakistan's new army chief meets Sharif

Pakistan's new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa held discussions with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on national security matters.

Sharif may attend Trump's swearing-in

05 Dec 2016

World
Sharif may attend Trump's swearing-in

Sources said that Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is keen to attend Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony at Washington in January.

Heart of Asia Conference: 'Pak-based terror groups' focus of talks

05 Dec 2016

World
Heart of Asia Conference: 'Pak-based terror groups' focus of talks

For the first time, Pakistan's facilitation of cross-border terror was brought under the spotlight at the Heart of Asia conference; the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad were labelled as destabilizing elements in the region.

Aziz's arrival sparks speculation of peace talks

04 Dec 2016

World
Aziz's arrival sparks speculation of peace talks

Delegates from over 40 countries will participate at the Heart of Asia conference aimed at fighting terror and bringing peace to Afghanistan.

Security tightened in Amritsar ahead of HoA conference

03 Dec 2016

World
Security tightened in Amritsar ahead of HoA conference

Security has been beefed up across Amritsar ahead of the Heart of Asia conference on Afghanistan scheduled to take place from 3-5 December.

Trump team issues clarification on Trump-Nawaz conversation

01 Dec 2016

World
Trump team issues clarification on Trump-Nawaz conversation

President-elect Donald Trump's team has issued a clarification over Pakistan's version of the conversation Nawaz Sharif had with Trump.

Arun Jaitley to lead Indian delegation at 'Heart of Asia'

01 Dec 2016

World
Arun Jaitley to lead Indian delegation at 'Heart of Asia'

The 'Heart of Asia' conference begins on Saturday and will be held in Amritsar.

Pak: No change in policy under new Army Chief

28 Nov 2016

World
Pak: No change in policy under new Army Chief

Pakistan's Defence minister Khawaja Asif clarified that Pakistan's "military policy will continue and there will be no immediate change," under the new Army Chief Qamar Bajwa.

New Pak Army Chief Bajwa: Why should India be careful?

28 Nov 2016

World
New Pak Army Chief Bajwa: Why should India be careful?

General Qamar Javed Bajwa emerged as the successor of General Raheel Sharif as the Pakistani Army Chief.

Trump will declare Pakistan a "terror state"- Trump's team

18 Nov 2016

World
Trump will declare Pakistan a "terror state"- Trump's team

Shalabh Kumar, a key Indian-origin member of Donald Trump's advisory council has stated that Trump will ensure that a bill is passed declaring Pakistan a "terrorist" state.

Pakistan fears Trump favouring India

12 Nov 2016

World
Pakistan fears Trump favouring India

Donald Trump's win has Pakistan jittery as the South-East Asian nation fears that Trump might favour India.

Pak Information Minister sacked over Dawn report

30 Oct 2016

World
Pak Information Minister sacked over Dawn report

In the aftermath of the Cyril Almeida case, Pakistan's Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has been sacked from his post.