Trade with China will continue: Pak

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday rejected the impression that there would be any stoppage of trade with China in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading

Civilian injured in Pak firing along LoC

“A 52-year-old civilian was injured in Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir’, today officials said. Continue Reading

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Kathua

Pakistan Rangers today violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district early on Saturday, officials said. Continue Reading

Pakistan epitomises “dark arts”, no takers for its “malware”: India at UN

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

Pakistan warned to contain terrorism

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

SC to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act

The Supreme Court today decided to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act but refused to stay its operation. Continue Reading

Amit Shah moves Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha

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.
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Editorial: Citizens first

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

Trump ready to mediate on Kashmir if asked by India, Pakistan: US

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