In a hard-hitting response, India said Pakistan “epitomises the dark arts, but there are no takers for its “malware” after Islamabad raked up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Security Council. Continue Reading
The Trump administration has a very clear position on Pakistan and wants Islamabad to take immediate, sustained and irreversible action on reining in terror groups and to ensure that its soil is not used for terrorism, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said, a day after the conclusion of the second India-US 2+2 dialogue. Continue Reading
The Supreme Court today decided to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act but refused to stay its operation. Continue Reading
Home Minister Amit Shah today moved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha and sought to assuage the concerns of Indian Muslims by saying they have nothing to fear as they are and will remain citizens of India.
The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there, a little past midnight on Monday after a heated debate that lasted over seven hours. Continue Reading
Pakistan ranked fifth among countries, which are most vulnerable to climate change, according to a report released on Wednesday. According to the Global Climate Risk Index, Pakistan lost 9,989 lives, suffered economic losses worth $ 3.8 billion and witnessed 152 extreme weather events from 1999 to 2018. Continue Reading
US President Donald Trump is ready to mediate between India and Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir only if asked by both the countries, a senior administration official said reiterating that the onus for peace talks lies on Islamabad by taking sustained and irreversible actions against terrorist groups. Continue Reading
Sacked Sarfaraz Ahmed had the chance to make a graceful exit as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had advised him to step down as captain in all three formats but the wicketkeeper-batsman turned down the suggestion. Continue Reading
Union Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah today dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to declare that his party will restore provisions of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if voted to power.
Out of 127 persons arrested from various parts of India for alleged links with global terrorism organisation IS, 33 are from Tamilnadu, it has emerged. Continue Reading