India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

News: India and Pakistan exchanged a list of their nuclear installations under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations  Facts: About Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations The agreement was signed in 1988 and came into force in 1991. It mandates India and Pakistan to: o   Refrain from… Continue reading India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

Kartarpur: Final deal stalled over service fee from pilgrims, access to Indian officials

News:Indian and Pakistan officials are holding discussions to finalise the remaining modalities of Kartarpur corridor. Facts: The Kartarpur Corridor is a 4km long proposed corridor comprising border gates,road and a bridge to link Dera Baba Nanak gurdwara in Gurdaspur district in India to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan.It is aimed at allowing the easy… Continue reading Kartarpur: Final deal stalled over service fee from pilgrims, access to Indian officials

End of special status to Jammu and Kashmir an internal matter

United Nations Security Council has met for a closed-door informal consultation on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir at the request of China. India and Pakistan did not attend the UNSC meeting which was open only to the five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members. However,except China,no other UNSC member commented on the meeting after… Continue reading End of special status to Jammu and Kashmir an internal matter

India cancels Samjhauta Express service after Pakistan suspends operations

India has suspended the Samjhauta Express train service.This decision was taken after Pakistan had also suspended the Samjhauta train service. Pakistan has also decided to downgrade it diplomatic ties with India and has suspended bilateral trade.  These developments comes in the backdrop of the government’s decision to revoke the special status granted to Jammu and… Continue reading India cancels Samjhauta Express service after Pakistan suspends operations

UN, US & China rebuff Pakistan, deal it big diplomatic blow

Pakistan has failed in its efforts to seek international mediation and intervention in its campaign against India’s move to revoke provisions of Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu & Kashmir into two Union territories. United Nations has also virtually rejected the Pakistan argument that India had carried out an illegal annexation of J&K which was a… Continue reading UN, US & China rebuff Pakistan, deal it big diplomatic blow

India plans to utilize its share under Indus Waters Treaty: Raj Kumar Singh

Government officials have said that India has planned to fully utilize its share of water under the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960. This statement came as reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories will give the government direct control over J&K’s affairs which in turn is expected to speed up the process of… Continue reading India plans to utilize its share under Indus Waters Treaty: Raj Kumar Singh

Pakistan halts Samjhauta Express at Wagah,Indian crew brings it in

Pakistan has taken more retaliatory actions in response to India’s decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Article 370. Pakistan has stopped the Samjhauta Express on their side at Wagah border citing security concerns.It has also decided to downgrade it diplomatic ties with India and has suspended bilateral trade.  Pakistan has also decided… Continue reading Pakistan halts Samjhauta Express at Wagah,Indian crew brings it in

India seeks unimpeded consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

India has sought an unimpeded consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav.This comes after Indian Government had said that it was evaluating Pakistan’s proposal to grant consular access to him. There are a number of issues on which discussions are being held between Indian and Pakistan such as (a)will officials from Pakistan be present (b)will there be… Continue reading India seeks unimpeded consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan must review Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence rules International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice(ICJ) has ruled in favour of India in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.It has asked Pakistan to review his conviction and sentencing and also grant consular access to India. The ICJ has found that the treatment of kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan was in contravention of the Vienna Convention. However,the ICJ has rejected… Continue reading Pakistan must review Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence rules International Court of Justice