The MEA responded to the outgoing Pakistan envoy’s remarks saying they were not in keeping with diplomatic niceties.
Military courts were first set up by the parliament in early 2015 in response to an attack by Pakistani Taliban fighters on a military-run school that killed 134 children.
In a joint statement, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin said Pakistan’s proposal amounts to changing Kashmir’s disputed nature.
The Sawalkot hydroelectric power project could be very damaging for Pakistan, reducing flows to the already water-stressed country.
A corruption investigation into Pakistan’s loss-making carrier is currently on.
Nazim Ali Nizami and his elder brother Asif Ali Nizami have been untraceable since Wednesday.
The Wire’s founding editor, Siddharth Varadarajan, and Aziz Ahmed Khan, former Pakistan high commissioner to India, discuss the future prospects for India-Pakistan relations.
The things Husain Haqqani has written about were not previously unknown, but bring further embarrassment to the Pakistan security establishment.
Extracts from Ayesha Siddiqa’s Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan’s Military Economy.
Blasphemy is a criminal offence in Pakistan and can carry the death penalty.
Small steps by Pakistan are helping it create resilience in the face of climate change, an issue the Indus Waters Treaty did not anticipate, and which endangers it.
After months of recriminations over clashes in Kashmir, India is set to participate in the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission on Pakistan’s invitation in Lahore this month.
Saudi Arabia has no law against transgender people, but the kingdom has carried out arrests for cross-dressing and ordered the imprisonment and flogging of men accused of behaving like women, according to US-based Human Rights Watch.
Khizr Khan, an American citizen born in Pakistan, said he had not been given a reason as to why his travel privileges were being reviewed.
In 2015, the World Bank estimated Pakistan’s population at 188.9 million but the country still uses the official 1998 figure of 134.7 million.
Russia, China, Pakistan, Iran, India and Afghanistan are trying to work together to counter the IS’s regional franchise, but they first need to overcome their suspicion of one another.
After Pakistan’s law minister raised allegations of human rights abuses in Kashmir, India responded by raking up Pakistan’s record in Balochistan and Sindh.
Pakistan said on Tuesday it would bar Islamist organisations from staging rallies commemorating a killer whom many religious groups consider a hero for assassinating a prominent politician who had called for the reform of blasphemy laws.
In ‘The Golden Legend’, Nadeem Aslam establishes a pattern of chaos followed by stillness, tragedy that leaves an exquisite sorrow and kindness in its wake.
Afghan refugees, some who have spent decades in Pakistan, have been forced to return to their home country, which continues to struggle with recovering from its history of wars and violence.
Days after nearly 100 people were killed in a suicide bombing at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine, devotees returned to perform the dhamal, a Sufi dance.
There is a historical explanation for the appropriation of music and performance practices as part of the nationalist project in both India and Pakistan.
Water sharing between India and Pakistan was less about economics or ecology but far more about politics, argues the author of ‘Indus Divided: India, Pakistan and the River Basin Dispute’.
Engaging and enticing Pakistan into giving up its jihadist adventure in Afghanistan has let the country believe it can get away with harbouring terrorists.
The South Asian country has been struck by a wave of terrorist attacks in recent weeks, killing at least 130 people across the country and leaving hundreds wounded.
Suicide bombings in Pakistan are now an occasion to outsource blame and not look inward to fix what’s wrong.
First introduced in early 2014, Khan is a Muslim, Pakistani-American teenager who fights crime in Jersey City, directly confronting a “war on terror culture” that regards Muslim-Americans as threats.
It was unclear whether the new crackdown would target groups like the Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba, which are aligned against rival India.
Security forces killed three suicide attackers outside the court in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district, police said.
India’s response came after the 28/11 mastermind was added to the fourth schedule of Pakistan’s Anti-Terrorism Act, placing limits on his movement.
The migratory birds that each year flock to the Uchhali, Khabikki and Jahlar lakes in Pakistan for their winter sojourn are facing several anthropogenic challenges.
The bombing at the famed Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in southern Sindh province was Pakistan’s deadliest attack in two years, killing at least 83 people
Pakistan’s rich visual and poetic culture is expressed every day on walls, rickshaws and buses. As the country struggles to offer solace to its people, they carry its narratives and emotions.
General Bipin Rawat may be right to warn those who try to obstruct anti-militancy operations, but labelling separatism and militancy with terrorism is not the solution.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack on Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in southern Pakistan.
A faction of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the town of Ghalanai in the Mohmand Agency.
The court’s order came after the deputy superintendent of the jail where Sarabjit was murdered did not appear in court despite repeated summons.
Human Rights Watch has described the treatment of Afghans in Pakistan as “a toxic combination of deportation threats and police abuses”
Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, a faction of the Pakistani Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Speaking to a Washington audience on Friday,Husain Haqqani said that both the US and Pakistan needed to rethink their positions.