New Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon went to CPI-M headquarters and held discussions with senior party leader S
A day after Mumbai Police's revelation that ISI was behind the 7/11 blasts, Menon took the neighbours head on.
Several senior diplomats of the MEA are coming through on their threat to quit after being superceded by SS Menon.
The elevation of Shiv Shankar Menon as foreign secretary has led to two more senior diplomats seeking retirement.
Back from Havana, Shiv Shankar Menon spent his first day getting acquainted with his South Block colleagues.
Rajiv Sikri gave his resignation, after S S Menon, two years his junior, was given the post of Foreign Secretary.
Shiv Shankar Menon, India's High Commissioner to Pakistan, was on Thursday named India's new Foreign Secretary.
Pakistan says it is "constrained" to restrict the movements of Indian diplomats since India is doing the same.
Riaz Mohammed Khan says India's postponement of bilateral talks is a "negative development" for the peace process.
Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said that it was necessary for the peace process to go on.
Security agencies suspect the involvement of Pakistan-based Lashker-e-Toiba in the Mumbai blasts.
Shyam Saran is to visit Moscow next week for talks to prepare Prime Minister's agenda for the upcoming G-8 summit.
Pakistan has said the positive tone of the PM's remarks advocating an Indo-Pak Treaty of Peace, Security and Friendship was "appreciable."
Pakistan's foreign secretary Riaz Mohammad Khan is in New Delhi for peace talks with his Indian counter-part.
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