Profile of K.J.M. Varma
The first warnings come as expected from the militant camps.
While India wants confidence-building measures to be the centre-piece, Pakistan desires the talks to be pegged on to Kashmir with other contentious issues to follow
Musharraf keeps up rhetoric when talking to the clerics and says progress on other fronts possible only if Kashmir problem is resolved
No beating around the bush, no progress if the two sides stick to stated positions, says Musharraf
Court says the Constitution was under suspension after the Supreme Court validated the October 1999 military coup and the subsequent promulgation of the Provisional Constitutional Order by the military regime
Musharraf meets PoK, overseas Kashmiri leaders and talks of 'self-determination' and aspirations of the Kashmiris
Musharraf tells editors that militant attacks in Kashmir also contributed to the Indian realisation that issues with Islamabad should be settled
The defence spokesman denies report in a local daily that the summit could result in an agreement
India officially converys strong reservations as Pak-Hurriyat try hard to wangle a meet
Musharraf asserts Vajpayee agreed it would be "Kashmir and other issues" as political parties, sans ARD, pledge support.
Musharraf says he's not sure whether Vajpayee is for peace or war; promises full transparency to media.
Jamat Ulema-e-slam in Islamabad appeals to militant groups to give peace -- and the summit -- a chance.
Meeting called by Gen. Musharraf is meaningless as his regime lacks the constitutional and popular mandate to settle vital national issues, feels PPP
Set back for Musharraf --ARD including PPP and PML(N) to boycott tomorrow's meet - only MQM, Jammat-e-Islami and Tehreek-e-Insaaf to attend.
General Musharraf will be completing his own fresh tenure as President and would not merely complete the remaining term of ousted President Rafiq Tarar
The General appoints himself president as Pakistani political parties, Britain and the commonwealth protest; India guarded in reactions.
Braving the ire of hardliners and militants, the media in general has welcomed the General's strong words to the clergy.