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Abdul Basit

Thanks for new followers: Porn star to ex-Pak envoy who mistook him for J&K protester

The adult film star mocked Basit, saying that his 'vision' is fine.

04 Sep 2019 11:41 AM

No time to parley

The author also feels that more than celebrities, it is the common man that has the power to stem this tide of hate on social media.

14 Aug 2019 12:04 AM

India, Pakistan can talk to resolve issues: Envoy

Pakistan is facing the heat globally for its complicity with terrorist organisations targeting India and Afghanistan.

24 Mar 2018 4:56 AM

Jadhav convicted of espionage, not ordinary case: Pak High Commissioner Basit

Basit further informed that a mercy petition has been filed and the army court will take a decision on it soon.

02 Aug 2017 6:01 PM

India never arrested anyone without proper probe like Pak did with Jadhav: Hansraj Ahir

Hansraj Ahir on Wednesday downplayed Abdul Basit's claim saying Islamabad's charges are baseless.

02 Aug 2017 5:39 PM


Abdul Basit to enter Pakistan politics?

Mr Basit, who will hang up his boots as a diplomat, is understood to be keenly considering the option of entering politics.

02 Aug 2017 1:29 AM

Pak High Commissioner Basit criticises US for calling Salahuddin ‘terrorist’

Under Salahuddin's tenure as senior Hizbul leader, the terror outfit has claimed responsibility for several attacks.

01 Aug 2017 8:39 PM

Dialogue is key to resolving issues, says Pak envoy Basit

The Indo-Pak peace process came to an abrupt halt after the Pathankot terror attack in 2016. 

30 Jul 2017 3:57 AM

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak army court to decide on 'mercy petition', says Abdul Basit

Basit was to retire in April 2018, but he opted for an early retirement and sent his resignation letter to former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif.

29 Jul 2017 7:13 PM

Pak envoy Basit to retire early

Prior to his appointment as the high commissioner to India, Mr Basit had served as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Germany from May 2012 till March 2014.

26 Jul 2017 1:51 AM


Pak denying mutilation of Indian soldiers is 'unfortunate': Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah stated that no such things should happen again and those responsible must be killed or punished.

04 May 2017 3:57 PM

Killers took body parts of slain soldiers’ back to Pak, says India

Foreign secretary S. Jaishankar summoned Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit who denied any involvement of the Pakistan Army.

04 May 2017 2:39 AM

Enough proof that your army mutilated Indian soldiers: India to Pak envoy

Reports said that along with the blood trail of Indian soldiers, their body parts were also taken to the Pakistani side.

03 May 2017 6:33 PM

Blood trail shows killers returned across LoC after attacking BSF jawans: MEA to Pak

Basit was called in by Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to convey India's strong views on the incident, the external affairs ministry said.

03 May 2017 1:02 PM

Pakistan rejects India’s plea for access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

New Delhi also placed the 16th request for consular access to Jadhav with Islamabad.

27 Apr 2017 3:46 AM


Kulbhushan death term row: Abdul Basit mobbed by media in Delhi

The high commissioner then sought to make a quick exit, but was chased by reporters on the stairscase and in the IIC lawns.

12 Apr 2017 10:11 AM

Kulbhashan Jadhav a terrorist, must face death: Pak High Commissioner

India said Pakistan had ignored requests for consular access to Jadhav, and issued a demarche against the military court.

11 Apr 2017 5:50 PM

Pak set to hang Kulbhushan Jadhav, India screams murder

Delhi summons Pak envoy, calls military court trial ‘farcical’.

11 Apr 2017 1:14 AM

Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence is premeditated murder: India

Indian Foreign Secretary issued demarche, saying proceedings that led to sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav are farcical.

10 Apr 2017 6:06 PM

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: India says trial held in secret, proceedings farcical

India Foreign Secretary summoned Pak High Commissioner, issued demarche saying proceedings are farcical.

10 Apr 2017 5:12 PM