Why PM Modi took a big U turn over talks with Pakistan? Indian media reveals the inside story
NEW DELHI - *India Today *on the development of Pakistan India talks cancellation has written an article citing the reasons for this development.
*India cancels meet with Pakistan amid bloodshed link*, the publication pointed out that the reasons cited by the BJP government predated the announcement of the meeting.
It acknowledged that pressure from India's 'domestic' constituency played a part in its authorities' backtracking from its announcement.
"The government was weighing its options on whether 'limited exposure' by going for a meeting would end Pakistan's chances of exploiting its constant refrain that India does not have a positive outlook.
But, interestingly all the reasons spelt out by the government existed even when the decision to hold the meeting was announced.
Highly placed sources have told India Today TV that Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself reviewed the decision on talks."