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India will extend hand to Pak but not at cost of self-respect Cong - Daily News & Analysis

India will extend hand to Pak but not at cost of self-respect CongDaily News & AnalysisThe Congress on Thursday said that India wants to establish good relations with Pakistan but not at the cost of self-respect. Referring to Pakistan?s High Commissioner Abdul Basit, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said the job of an ambassador is to make ...and more »

Pakistan Day: Separatist leaders detained and put under house arrest in Kashmir - Hardnews Media

Pakistan Day: Separatist leaders detained and put under house arrest in KashmirHardnews MediaSrinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairmen Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq remained under house arrest while restrictions continued on about half-a-dozen other separatist leaders to prevent them from attending Pakistan Day in Delhi ...and more »

Pakistan inviting controversy by repeatedly raising Kashmir issue: Cong - Business Standard

Pakistan inviting controversy by repeatedly raising Kashmir issue: CongBusiness StandardThe Congress on Thursday said that Kashmir is an integral part of India, adding Pakistan is unnecessary stirring a controversy by raising this issue repeatedly. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said raising the Kashmir issue repeatedly is not good ...and more »

Only outstanding issue with Pak is liberating PoK: Jitendra Singh - Business Standard

Only outstanding issue with Pak is liberating PoK: Jitendra SinghBusiness StandardCommenting on Abdul Basit's remark that Pakistan was ready to hold talks with India on all issues, the Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Thursday asserted that there is only one outstanding issue and that is how to liberate ...and more »

Pakistan shows concern over Hurriyet leaders' detention - Daily Times;

Pakistan shows concern over Hurriyet leaders' detention - Daily Times

Daily TimesPakistan shows concern over Hurriyet leaders' detentionDaily TimesISLAMABAD: Pakistan has showed concern over the detention of Hurriyet leaders in Indian Held Kashmir. As per the statement given by Foreign Office, Hurriyet leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Yasin Malik, Shabir Shah and Asiya ...and more »

Islamabad keen on taking forward Pak-India relations through dialogue: Basit - The Express Tribune;

Islamabad keen on taking forward Pak-India relations through dialogue: Basit - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneIslamabad keen on taking forward Pak-India relations through dialogue: BasitThe Express TribunePakistani High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has highlighted Islamabad's desire to have good terms with India. Just after a flag-hoisting ceremony on Thursday at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, Basit congratulated Pakistanis celebrating ...and more »

India urged to release Hurriyat leaders ahead of Pak Day celebration - The Siasat Daily;

India urged to release Hurriyat leaders ahead of Pak Day celebration - The Siasat Daily

The Siasat DailyIndia urged to release Hurriyat leaders ahead of Pak Day celebrationThe Siasat DailyIslamabad: Pakistan had on Wednesday urged India to immediately release separatist Kashmiri leaders under house arrest alleging that this move was aimed at preventing them from attending the Pakistan Day celebration today at the High Commission in ...and more »

'Independence movement' like in JK can be suppressed but not finished off: Pak envoy - Hindustan Times;

'Independence movement' like in JK can be suppressed but not finished off: Pak envoy - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times'Independence movement' like in JK can be suppressed but not finished off: Pak envoyHindustan TimesPakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit speaks at an event to mark Pakistan's Independence Day at the high commission in New Delhi on August 14, 2016.(HT Photo). An “independence movement” such as the one in Jammu and Kashmir can be ...and more »

J&K issue can be resolved keeping Kashmiri people's aspiration in mind, says Pakistan - Times Now;

J&K issue can be resolved keeping Kashmiri people's aspiration in mind, says Pakistan - Times Now

Times NowJ&K issue can be resolved keeping Kashmiri people's aspiration in mind, says PakistanTimes NowNew Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir issue must be resolved as per the aspirations of Kashmiris, said Pakistan on Thursday. Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit in his Pakistan Day speech at the Embassy here said that Islamabad wants to have ...and more »

Pakistan urges India to release Hurriyat leaders - The Peninsula Qatar;

Pakistan urges India to release Hurriyat leaders - The Peninsula Qatar

The Peninsula QatarPakistan urges India to release Hurriyat leadersThe Peninsula QatarKARACHI, Pakistan: Pakistan has said it is seriously concerned over the detention of senior figures in Jammu and Kashmir's independence movement in a bid to prevent them from attending Pakistan National Day reception at its High Commission in New ...and more »

India replies strongly to Pakistan's Kashmir jibe: Will free PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan, bring J&K to its original form - Financial Express;

India replies strongly to Pakistan's Kashmir jibe: Will free PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan, bring J&K to its original form - Financial Express

Financial ExpressIndia replies strongly to Pakistan's Kashmir jibe: Will free PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan, bring J&K to its original formFinancial ExpressOn a day when Pakistani leaders raked up the Kashmir issue once again, Indian leadership replied strongly. By: FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: March 23, 2017 2:12 PM. 1.5K. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. india, pakistan, pakistan ...and more »

On Pakistan day, envoy Abdul Basit reiterates support for 'freedom struggle' in Kashmir; sparks controversy - India TV;

On Pakistan day, envoy Abdul Basit reiterates support for 'freedom struggle' in Kashmir; sparks controversy - India TV

India TVOn Pakistan day, envoy Abdul Basit reiterates support for 'freedom struggle' in Kashmir; sparks controversyIndia TVPakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit today stoked fresh controversy by reiterating Islamabad's support to what he called the ongoing “freedom struggle” in Kashmir. India TV News Desk, New Delhi [Published on:23 Mar 2017, 14:07:06].and more »

Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi calls Kashmir 'bone of contention' - Geo News, Pakistan;

Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi calls Kashmir 'bone of contention' - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanPakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi calls Kashmir 'bone of contention'Geo News, PakistanNEW DELHI: Pakistan High Commissioner in India Abdul Basit stressed that Kashmir remained the bone of contention between the two neighbouring countries. He was addressing a ceremony to mark Pakistan Day celebrations where he maintained that ...and more »

Flag hoisting ceremony arranged at Pakistan High Commission in India - DunyaNews Pakistan;

Flag hoisting ceremony arranged at Pakistan High Commission in India - DunyaNews Pakistan

DunyaNews PakistanFlag hoisting ceremony arranged at Pakistan High Commission in IndiaDunyaNews PakistanNEW DELHI (Dunya News) – An impressive flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, India to celebrate 77th Pakistan Day. According to details, the officials felicitated all the Pakistanis living in India and asked them ...and more »

Pakistan Day: HC Abdul Basit calls for resolving Kashmir issue - The News International;

Pakistan Day: HC Abdul Basit calls for resolving Kashmir issue - The News International

The News InternationalPakistan Day: HC Abdul Basit calls for resolving Kashmir issueThe News InternationalNEW DELHI: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit, on Thursday, called for resolving the issue of Kashmir, which has been a dispute between the two countries. "Issue of Jammu and Kashmir must be resolved as per aspirations of Kashmiris," ...and more »

Struggle of Kashmiris will succeed one day by grace of God: Pak envoy Abdul Basit - Greater Kashmir;

Struggle of Kashmiris will succeed one day by grace of God: Pak envoy Abdul Basit - Greater Kashmir

Greater KashmirStruggle of Kashmiris will succeed one day by grace of God: Pak envoy Abdul BasitGreater KashmirBasit also said that the Pakistan has always tried to maintain good relations with its neighbours and that they want good relations with India too. GK Web Desk Srinagar, Publish Date: Mar 23 2017 1:36PM | Updated Date: Mar 23 2017 1:36PM. Struggle of ...and more »

Dialogue with India is an effort for peace, not our weakness: Basit - The Nation;

Dialogue with India is an effort for peace, not our weakness: Basit - The Nation

The NationDialogue with India is an effort for peace, not our weakness: BasitThe NationAmbassador to India Abdul Basit said that the wish for dialogue with India is not Pakistan's weakness rather an effort for peace. While addressing the Pakistan National Day ceremony at Pakistani Embassy in New Delhi, Basit stressed that peace is ...and more »

On Pakistan Day, India gives a clear message – 'Will reunite PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan with Jammu and Kashmir` - Zee News;

On Pakistan Day, India gives a clear message – 'Will reunite PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan with Jammu and Kashmir` - Zee News

Zee NewsOn Pakistan Day, India gives a clear message – 'Will reunite PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan with Jammu and Kashmir`Zee NewsNew Delhi: Minister of State (MoS) in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Thursday reiterated that the government would free Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan from the illegal occupation of Pakistan. The Union minister ...and more »

On Pakistan day: Envoy Abdul Basit raises Kashmir issue again - Times of India;

On Pakistan day: Envoy Abdul Basit raises Kashmir issue again - Times of India

Times of IndiaOn Pakistan day: Envoy Abdul Basit raises Kashmir issue againTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit, on Thursday, once again raised Kashmir issue while expressing Islamabad's desire to have good relations with India. "Issue of Jammu and Kashmir must be resolved as per aspirations of ...and more »

Pakistan keen to settle all issues with India through dialogue: Basit - Radio Pakistan (press release);

Pakistan keen to settle all issues with India through dialogue: Basit - Radio Pakistan (press release)

Radio Pakistan (press release)Pakistan keen to settle all issues with India through dialogue: BasitRadio Pakistan (press release)Says peace was in the mutual interest of both countries and a lasting peace could only be achieved through meaningful dialogue. File Photo. Pakistan keen to settle all issues with India through dialogue: Basit. 12:15 PM, 23 Mar, 2017. 0 ...and more »