Qamar Javed Bajwa

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'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

22 Jan 2020

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

Hindus threaten to leave Pakistan after another forced conversion

20 Jan 2020

Hindus threaten to leave Pakistan after another forced conversion

The alleged abduction and forced conversion of yet another Hindu girl to Islam has raised tensions in Pakistan's Sindh province. Demanding security, Hindus staged a demonstration in Jacobabad.

China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!

16 Jan 2020

China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!

Pakistan's all-weather ally China attempted to turn the attention of United Nations Security Council members towards Kashmir, but to no avail, as most participants see the tension in the Valley as a bilateral issue between New Delhi and Islamabad.

Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

05 Jan 2020

Nankana Sahib attack: Meenakshi Lekhi slams absentee Sidhu; promotes CAA

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Meenakshi Lekhi has slammed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for the latter's silence over the Friday attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

20 Dec 2019

After bizarre 'hang Musharraf's body' ruling, Pakistan wants judge sacked

The Pakistan government on Thursday said that it will seek to remove the "mentally unfit" judge who sentenced Pervez Musharraf, the country's former President, to death.

Kartarpur Corridor: Navjot Singh Sidhu thanks 'yaar dildaar' Imran Khan

10 Nov 2019

Kartarpur Corridor: Navjot Singh Sidhu thanks 'yaar dildaar' Imran Khan

On Saturday, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu said that the Kartarpur Corridor is an ointment for the wounds of India-Pakistan partition.

Navjot Singh Sidhu gets political clearance to visit Kartarpur Sahib

07 Nov 2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu gets political clearance to visit Kartarpur Sahib

On Thursday, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu was granted permission by the Ministry of External Affairs to travel through the Kartarpur Corridor, sources said.

Pakistani minister admits country spent millions on terror outfits

14 Sep 2019

Pakistani minister admits country spent millions on terror outfits

It's a well-known fact that Pakistan breeds terrorism, but the country was left humiliated when its interior minister admitted to the same in an interview.

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.

Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief

06 Aug 2019

Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief

A day after BJP-led Centre took steps to rip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said the country will go to any "extent" to support Kashmiris in their "struggle for freedom".

After quitting Punjab Cabinet, Sidhu gets support from Shatrughan Sinha

15 Jul 2019

After quitting Punjab Cabinet, Sidhu gets support from Shatrughan Sinha

Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from Punjab Cabinet, found support from his party colleague Shatrughan Sinha with the latter saying he was "appalled" by the decision.

Top US-General discusses current security environment with Pakistani counterpart: Pentagon

27 Feb 2019

Top US-General discusses current security environment with Pakistani counterpart: Pentagon

General Joseph Dunford, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, yesterday spoke to his Pakistani counterpart General Zubair Mahmood Hayat to discuss the "current security environment" in Pakistan, the Pentagon said, amid the spike in Indo-Pak tensions following Pulwama terror attack.

Saudi Crown Prince signs $20bn investment agreements with Pakistan

18 Feb 2019

Saudi Crown Prince signs $20bn investment agreements with Pakistan

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed a clutch of investment deals with Pakistan worth $20bn.

Sidhu condemns Pulwama attack, but asks why blame Pakistan

15 Feb 2019

Sidhu condemns Pulwama attack, but asks why blame Pakistan

On Friday, Congress Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu condemned the ghastly Pulwama attack. But, he maintained an entire nation (Pakistan) can't be held responsible for the action of a handful.

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

29 Nov 2018

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been facing criticism for his visit to Pakistan for the ground-breaking foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor, has landed himself in yet another controversy.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor

28 Nov 2018

Pakistan PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has laid the foundation stone for the much-awaited corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Gurdaspur district.

Kartarpur corridor LIVE updates: Pakistan PM Imran Khan launches project

28 Nov 2018

Kartarpur corridor LIVE updates: Pakistan PM Imran Khan launches project

The groundbreaking ceremony to mark start of the development of the Kartarpur corridor was held in Pakistan today, and among the attendees were embattled Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

PM Modi won't attend SAARC Summit, Sushma Swaraj clarifies

28 Nov 2018

PM Modi won't attend SAARC Summit, Sushma Swaraj clarifies

Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister, has clarified that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Pakistan until cross-border terrorism is stopped.

Chief Minister Amarinder flays Pakistan over terror attacks in Punjab

26 Nov 2018

Chief Minister Amarinder flays Pakistan over terror attacks in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh today hit out at Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, blaming him for terror activities in the state and killings of Indian soldiers at the border.

Imran Khan invites Sidhu for Kartarpur corridor foundation ceremony

24 Nov 2018

Imran Khan invites Sidhu for Kartarpur corridor foundation ceremony

Punjab local bodies minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been invited by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for the foundation-laying ceremony of Pakistan's side of the Kartarpur corridor.

Govt to build Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan urged to follow suit

22 Nov 2018

Govt to build Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan urged to follow suit

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the development of the Kartarpur corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab's Gurdaspur district to the international border shared with Pakistan.

Pakistan Army Chief confirms death sentences to 11 'hardcore terrorists'

28 Sep 2018

Pakistan Army Chief confirms death sentences to 11 'hardcore terrorists'

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa today confirmed the death sentences to 11 "hardcore terrorists", nearly three weeks after he had approved the execution of 13 others.

It was just a hug, not Rafale deal: Sidhu

19 Sep 2018

It was just a hug, not Rafale deal: Sidhu

Asserting that his hug to Pakistan's Army Chief has been blown out of proportion, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu targeted the BJP today saying it was just a "jhappi" (hug) and "not a Rafale deal".

Sidhu's Pakistan Army Chief hug comes back to haunt him

18 Sep 2018

Sidhu's Pakistan Army Chief hug comes back to haunt him

Ever since cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu hugged Pakistan Army Chief General Bajwa, the incident has haunted him.

Congratulating Army for battling terrorism, Imran speaks about way forward

07 Sep 2018

Congratulating Army for battling terrorism, Imran speaks about way forward

Pakistani PM Imran Khan, on Thursday, said Pakistan will not fight wars of other countries, and insisted the foreign policy of his government will be in national interest.

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

22 Aug 2018

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

Under attack for hugging Pakistan's Army Chief, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu received support from BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha who said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.

Sidhu controversy: Imran Khan calls Sidhu an "ambassador of peace"

21 Aug 2018

Sidhu controversy: Imran Khan calls Sidhu an "ambassador of peace"

Navjot Singh Sidhu has been embroiled in controversy ever since he visited Pakistan for Imran Khan's oath taking ceremony, and hugged Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Will give strong reply when needed: Sidhu on Pakistan visit

20 Aug 2018

Will give strong reply when needed: Sidhu on Pakistan visit

After drawing flak from Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and the opposition for embracing the Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today said that he was prepared to give a strong reply to all when needed.

Sidhu slapped with sedition charges for hugging Pakistan Army Chief

20 Aug 2018

Sidhu slapped with sedition charges for hugging Pakistan Army Chief

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu had already courted controversy when he hugged Pakistan's army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, during newly-elected Pakistan PM Imran Khan's oath taking ceremony.

PM Imran Khan may open Kartarpur border for India's Sikhs

19 Aug 2018

PM Imran Khan may open Kartarpur border for India's Sikhs

In what may be seen as an attempt by Pakistan to mend ties with India, the country may open Kartarpur border for Indians giving Sikh pilgrims access to historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur.

Sidhu's 'seat and hug' at Imran Khan's swearing-in sparks row

18 Aug 2018

Sidhu's 'seat and hug' at Imran Khan's swearing-in sparks row

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sat next to Masood Khan, the President of Pak-occupied-Kashmir, during the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Pakistan army chief endorses death sentences of 15 'hardcore terrorists'

17 Aug 2018

Pakistan army chief endorses death sentences of 15 'hardcore terrorists'

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday endorsed the death sentences of 15 "hardcore terrorists" convicted by special military courts.

Pakistan Army realizes military-ties with India is way to peace

06 May 2018

Pakistan Army realizes military-ties with India is way to peace

The Pakistani military leadership led by Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa is reaching out to India because it has realized that the way to peace and prosperity is through military cooperation with New Delhi, a Pakistani analyst said in a British think-tank commentary.

Pakistan's largest TV network taken off-air, military's role suspected

07 Apr 2018

Pakistan's largest TV network taken off-air, military's role suspected

The incessant struggle between Pakistan's civilian and military institutions has now culminated in Geo TV, Pakistan's largest television network, being taken off air in most parts of the country.

Pak Army chief backs improvement in ties with India

21 Dec 2017

Pak Army chief backs improvement in ties with India

In a surprising move, Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has urged his nation's civilian government to try improving ties with India.

Pakistan deploys army in Islamabad after protests turn violent

26 Nov 2017

Pakistan deploys army in Islamabad after protests turn violent

The Pakistan government had to call in the army to restore law and order after clashes between hardline religious groups and the police in Islamabad resulted in the death and injury of 6 and over 200 people respectively.

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.

Pakistan hoists largest national flag on 70th Independence Day

14 Aug 2017

Pakistan hoists largest national flag on 70th Independence Day

Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted the country's largest flag in the history at midnight on Attari-Wagah Border near Lahore to mark the 70th Independence Day.

Gen. Bajwa: Pakistan "indebted" to China over support on Kashmir

02 Aug 2017

Gen. Bajwa: Pakistan "indebted" to China over support on Kashmir

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan is "indebted" to all-weather ally China for its "unflinching support" over the Kashmir issue, the Nuclear Suppliers Group's expansion and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief

17 Jul 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's appeal for mercy petition is being reviewed by the chief of Pakistan army General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said reports.