Change ‘Indian occupied Kashmir’ info on Twitter and get help from me: Sushma Swaraj to Kashmiri student

Change ‘Indian occupied Kashmir’ info on Twitter and get help from me: Sushma Swaraj to Kashmiri student

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday asked a Kashmiri student, currently residing in the Philippines, to change his profile info on Twitter before helping him to get a new passport, TimesNow reported. The Union minister asked the student to correct his bio on Twitter who had put “MBBS student/ proud to be a muslim […]

Haryana govt gyms to be used as RSS branches

Haryana govt gyms to be used as RSS branches

Haryana agriculture minister Om Prakash Dhankar has added fuel to the Opposition fire that the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is pushing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideology in the state. At the inauguration of a state-sponsored gymnasium in Panchkula, Dhankar said that such gyms would also be used as RSS shakhas (units), […]

Amid row over Jinnah portrait, a Gandhi plaque at Karachi commerce chamber

Amid row over Jinnah portrait, a Gandhi plaque at Karachi commerce chamber

Amid a controversy in India over the demand for removing a portrait of Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), an ornate building in the port city of Karachi proudly flaunts its connection with Mahatma Gandhi, Hindustan Times reported. Standing tall between two of Karachi’s main thoroughfares — MA Jinnah Road […]

3 of family die in roof collapse in Pak Kashmir’s Kotli

3 of family die in roof collapse in Pak Kashmir’s Kotli

By Khizar Hayat Abbasi Muzaffarabad: An elderly man and his two granddaughters were killed when the roof of a mud house collapsed in Southern district Kotli of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, a police source said on Wednesday. Sources said that the incident took place at Nara Kot village of Choroi Tehsil in District Kotli on Wednesday morning. Three other […]

Kashmir: Mirwaiz terms all-party meeting a ‘farce’

Kashmir: Mirwaiz terms all-party meeting a ‘farce’

Incarcerated pro-freedom leader and chairman Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq termed the all-party meeting of “pro-India Parties” convened by Mehbooba Mufti “a farce to mislead people into believing that they are serious or can do something to bring people out of the current oppressive state.” “The fact remains that it is these very parties and people who are […]

Assam: BJP members detained after recovery of black flags with ‘Join the ISIS’ message

Assam: BJP members detained after recovery of black flags with ‘Join the ISIS’ message

Assam police have detained six alleged Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members for questioning over the recovery of a purported ISIS flag in Lower Assam, reports said. On 7 May night, acting on a tip-off, police in Nalbari district’s Belsor area picked up the BJP members for their alleged role in sticking the flag to a […]

Kashmir: All-party meeting to push for ‘Ramzan ceasefire’, talks with Pakistan

Kashmir: All-party meeting to push for ‘Ramzan ceasefire’, talks with Pakistan

The all-party meeting convened by Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday will push for a “Ramzan ceasefire” proposal within the state and across the border with Pakistan, along the lines of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s initiative in 2003, a media report claimed. The meeting, which is underway at the time of the filing of this […]

India sends 2nd relief consignment for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

India sends 2nd relief consignment for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

India has sent to Bangladesh its second relief consignment to help tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar following a military crackdown, triggering one of the world’s worst refugee crises, reports said. Over 600,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar’s violence-hit Rakhine state to neighbouring Bangladesh since August when the military intensified crackdown against […]

Delhi’s Akbar Road ‘renamed’ Maharana Pratap road overnight, NDMC to probe

Delhi’s Akbar Road ‘renamed’ Maharana Pratap road overnight, NDMC to probe

It seems that Emperor Akbar is going to face the same fate as faced by his great-grandson Aurangzeb as New Delhi’s famous Akbar Road, which houses several Union ministers, including BJP chief Amit Shah as well as the Congress office, was ‘labelled’ Maharana Pratap Road on Tuesday night, the Indian Express reported.  In 2015, Aurangzeb Road […]

9/11 mastermind wants to share information about Trump’s CIA head nominee

9/11 mastermind wants to share information about Trump’s CIA head nominee

The 9/11 attacks mastermind, who was tortured by the CIA after his arrest, has sought a U.S. military judge’s permission to share six paragraphs of information about President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the spy agency ahead of her confirmation hearing. Gina Haspel (61) is currently serving as the Acting Director of the CIA after […]

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