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Kulbhushan Jadhav didn't seek review of his death sentence: Pakistan

08 Jul 2020

Kulbhushan Jadhav didn't seek review of his death sentence: Pakistan

Ex-Indian Navy Officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, who faces death sentence in Pakistan didn't file a review plea pertaining to his punishment, Islamabad said on Wednesday. Jadhav, who was picked up by Pakistani agencies in 2016, has instead chosen to go ahead with his pending mercy plea, which was filed on April 17, 2017.

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

24 Jun 2020

Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan

Already at loggerheads with Pakistan for several years, India on Tuesday decided to reduce the presence of the neighboring country's staff at the High Commission in New Delhi.

Pakistan might change Army Act allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal

13 Nov 2019

Pakistan might change Army Act allowing Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal

Since 2016, Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav has been denied justice repeatedly by Pakistan. An army court had in 2017 sentenced him to death for espionage.

Kulbhushan Jadhav under pressure to repeat Pakistan's false narrative: India

03 Sep 2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav under pressure to repeat Pakistan's false narrative: India

Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former naval officer of India, is under extreme pressure to parrot Pakistan's false narrative, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

Indian officer meets Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan for first time

02 Sep 2019

Indian officer meets Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan for first time

For the first time since he was imprisoned by Pakistan, former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was allowed to meet an Indian officer on Monday.

Pakistan offers consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, India accepts

02 Sep 2019

Pakistan offers consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, India accepts

After Pakistan offered consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, an Indian national who was captured by the neighboring country in 2016, New Delhi accepted the proposal, said reports.

Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee

07 Aug 2019

Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee

As the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj won hearts with her compassion and approachable attitude. Naturally, her demise on Tuesday night shocked everyone.

Pakistan gives consular-access to Kulbhushan Jadhav "with conditions", India rejects

02 Aug 2019

Pakistan gives consular-access to Kulbhushan Jadhav "with conditions", India rejects

India has asked Pakistan to give "unimpeded" consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, toeing the line of last month's verdict of International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan offers consular access, India to evaluate

01 Aug 2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan offers consular access, India to evaluate

Following the orders of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan has offered consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav on Friday.

Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

19 Jul 2019

Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

This week, India registered a big win at International Court of Justice, as it was granted consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired navy officer who is jailed in Pakistan.

Despite favorable ICJ verdict, Kulbhushan Jadhav's family is scared

18 Jul 2019

Despite favorable ICJ verdict, Kulbhushan Jadhav's family is scared

In what qualifies as a huge diplomatic win for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday directed Pakistan to suspend Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence. ICJ also said India should be granted consular access to Jadhav, who is imprisoned since 2016.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ rules in India's favor, grants consular-access

17 Jul 2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ rules in India's favor, grants consular-access

In a major win, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday gave India consular access in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

Explained: All you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

17 Jul 2019

Explained: All you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

Today, all eyes of India and Pakistan are set towards International Court of Justice (ICJ), the primary judicial wing of UN, as it will give its verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav's case.

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing day-2: Pakistan presents arguments before the ICJ

19 Feb 2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing day-2: Pakistan presents arguments before the ICJ

A day after India presented its arguments in the high-profile Kulbhushan Jadhav case in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, Pakistan, on Tuesday, began presenting its case, justifying why it had awarded the death penalty to Jadhav.

ICJ begins hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav case; India presents its arguments

18 Feb 2019

ICJ begins hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav case; India presents its arguments

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan over the Pulwama attack, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), on Monday, began hearing the high-profile case of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is facing the death penalty in Pakistan on charges of espionage.

American official in China suffers sonic attack; US issues health-alert

24 May 2018

American official in China suffers sonic attack; US issues health-alert

The US has issued a health alert to its employees in China after an official experienced a possible sonic attack and was later diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury.

Pakistan hits back, refuses to let accident-accused US diplomat leave

13 May 2018

Pakistan hits back, refuses to let accident-accused US diplomat leave

In the latest in a series of retaliatory actions against each other, Pakistan yesterday turned back a US aircraft that had arrived to collect Col Joseph Emanuel Hall, a diplomat involved in a fatal road accident.

Pakistan blocks 1,800 Sikh pilgrims' access to Indian diplomats

15 Apr 2018

Pakistan blocks 1,800 Sikh pilgrims' access to Indian diplomats

India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan on Sunday over the blocking of access of 1,800 visiting Sikh pilgrims to Indian diplomats in that country and even "compelling" the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan to return while on way to Gurdwara Panja Sahib there, for unspecified "security" reasons.

Pakistan summons US envoy over biker's death involving American diplomat

08 Apr 2018

Pakistan summons US envoy over biker's death involving American diplomat

Pakistan on Sunday summoned US Ambassador David Hale to register "a strong protest" against the killing of a Pakistani citizen by a US official in a road accident in Islamabad.

Indian official insulted my mother: Kulbhushan Jadhav's purported new video

04 Jan 2018

Indian official insulted my mother: Kulbhushan Jadhav's purported new video

In what could trigger a fresh diplomatic spat, Pakistan has released a video where Kulbhushan Jadhav can be purportedly heard saying an Indian official had insulted his mother.

India accuses Pakistan of "mischievous intent" behind Jadhav's family meeting

26 Dec 2017

India accuses Pakistan of "mischievous intent" behind Jadhav's family meeting

A day after meeting Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistani custody, his mother and wife met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi.

Kulbhushan Jadhav's family meets him, but no consular access

25 Dec 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's family meets him, but no consular access

The mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav, an alleged Indian spy in Pakistani custody, met him today after 22 months.

Kulbhushan Jadhav to finally meet his family on December 25!

08 Dec 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav to finally meet his family on December 25!

Repeated pleas by Indian authorities seem to have worked. Pakistan has allowed Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, currently on a death row, to meet his wife and mother on December 25.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak army to decide on mercy petition

06 Oct 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak army to decide on mercy petition

The Pakistani Army said it's close to reaching a decision on retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy petition.

Suspected 'acoustic attack:' US expels Cuban diplomats from Washington

05 Oct 2017

Suspected 'acoustic attack:' US expels Cuban diplomats from Washington

In a new development, the US state department has moved to expel 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington.

India submits pleadings to ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav case

14 Sep 2017

India submits pleadings to ICJ over Kulbhushan Jadhav case

India has submitted its written pleadings or arguments to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) which is hearing the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

Will abide by ICJ's decision on Kulbhushan Jadhav, assures Pakistan

22 May 2017

Will abide by ICJ's decision on Kulbhushan Jadhav, assures Pakistan

While iterating that Pakistan's laws will take precedence over the ICJ's verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit said Islamabad will abide by the court's ruling.

ICJ rules in favour of India, stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution

18 May 2017

ICJ rules in favour of India, stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution

The International Court of Justice has ruled in favor of India over alleged R&AW agent Kulbhushan Jadhav, whom Pakistan had sentenced to death over espionage-charges.

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

15 May 2017

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

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

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.

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: India cries foul

11 Apr 2017

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.

2 arrested for spying for Pak in J&K

13 Nov 2016

2 arrested for spying for Pak in J&K

Authorities arrested 2 people on charges of spying for Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.

3 Indian diplomats recalled from Pakistan

09 Nov 2016

3 Indian diplomats recalled from Pakistan

3 diplomats stationed at the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were recalled on 8th Nov.

Pakistan outs 8 Indian security officials working in Islamabad

05 Nov 2016

Pakistan outs 8 Indian security officials working in Islamabad

Retaliating to the leaked video of Mehmood Akhtar, Pakistan officially "named" 8 security officials working at the Indian high commission at Islamabad.

8 Indians abetting terror: Pak

04 Nov 2016

8 Indians abetting terror: Pak

Pakistan has stated that the 8 officers from the Indian High Commission recently highlighted in Pakistan's media were involved in abetting terrorism in Balochistan and Sindh.

India calls back 8 officials from Pak

03 Nov 2016

India calls back 8 officials from Pak

Hours after Pakistan withdrew several officials from its High Commission in India, the Indian government withdrew 8 officials from its embassy in Pakistan.