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Pakistan writes to UN rights chief over alleged violations in Kashmir

India has been maintaining that people in Jammu and Kashmir were victims of cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan, which was training and arming militants and helping them infiltrate across the Line of Control.

Who’s winning/losing?

The anger in India after Pulwama is self-destructively turning inward. Pakistan has won because our public culture has become corrosive. The Pakistani state’s silence in the face of violent proxies is being mirrored in our state’s silence in the face of vigilantism.


Terror watchdog steps up pressure on Pakistan

This comes a day after the Pakistan government decided to “accelerate action against proscribed organisations” and reinstated a ban on 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD and its surrogate, FIF.

Condemn Pulwama attack, Pakistan failed to curb terror financing: FATF

The global terror financing watchdog's remarks came at its plenary meeting in Paris in the backdrop of deadly Pulwama terror attack. Forty security personnel were killed in the attack claimed by Pakistan-based JeM on February 14.

Explained: Why Pakistan re-imposing ban on Jamat-ud-Dawa is an eyewash

Pakistan has always gambled that its strategic location at the crossroads of the world will prevent the worst from happening to it.

Pakistan has 'neither concern nor objection' to India's diversion of Indus water

India's Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari Thursday said the government will "stop" waters of the Ravi, Sutlej and Beas from flowing to Pakistan by diverting it to Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.


Pakistan: Petition in Lahore HC seeks complete ban on exhibition of Indian films

Under the import policy order 2016 Pakistan had banned import of all Indian films and other content which was later changed on January 31, 2017.

China signals shift: UNSC condemns Pulwama terror attack, names Jaish

The statement is significant because China has singlehandedly blocked the listing of JeM chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” at the UN Security Council Resolution 1267 sanctions committee for the last 10 years.

Water flowing to Pakistan from eastern rivers will be diverted to J-K, Punjab: Gadkari

Water is a hot-button issue for Pakistan and Islamabad has always raised the issue of "unfair water-sharing" from India in its dialogue

Pro-Pakistan slogans in Jammu: Police issues lookout notice against three

On February 11, tensions erupted on the Canal Road after some stranded Kashmiri passengers at Auqaf Islamia run Mufti Manzil had allegedly raised pro-Pakistan slogans. Provoked over these slogans, students from nearby GGM Science College hostel had allegedly pelted stones on them.

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Terror attack in J&K's Pulwama kills 40 CRPF personnel, JeM behind strike

Before Thursday’s attack, the most casualty suffered by CRPF in an attack was on June 25, 2016, when a vehicle was attacked by three LeT militants, leaving eight personnel dead and 22 injured

Protests erupt in Pakistan after Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy

Eight years after she was sentenced to death for blasphemy, the Pakistan Supreme Court overturned the conviction and ordered Asia Bibi to be freed.


Violence mars Pakistan elections, 35 killed in suicide blast

Pakistan is holding its 11th general election since 1970 on Wednesday. Voting has begun at 85,000 polling stations. A fierce battle is expected between Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) led by Nawaz Sharif’s brother and former Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

Security tightened as Pakistan braces for general election

Campaigning in Pakistan has ended as the country prepares to vote in the general election on Wednesday. A fierce battle is expected between Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) led by Nawaz Sharif’s brother and former Pakistan Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif.

Deadly blast in crowded Lahore park kills over 50

A large number of people including Christians were present in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Iqbal Town area of Lahore when the powerful blast occurred, leaving many in a pool of blood.

Pakistan crash out, deny skipper Shahid Afridi final hurrah!

Australia beat Pakistan by 21 runs to send the Shahid Afridi-led unit out of this year's ICC World T20.


Pakistan smeared in the colours of Holi

Holi marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: Martin Guptill, spinners help Black Caps secure semis berth

Martin Guptill scores quick-fire 80 before spinners respond in fine fashion to help New Zealand beat Pakistan by 22 runs.

India vs Pakistan: It's that man Virat Kohli again

India rode on Virat Kohli's unbeaten 55 runs to clinch victory against Pakistan at the Eden Gardens.

India vs Pakistan: Five key battles from contest

As the India vs Pakistan match at Eden Gardens draws closer, we look at the key battles surrounding the fixture.

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After 6 years in Pakistan jail, Mumbai resident Hamid Ansari returns home

It’s been six years since Hamid Nehal Ansari crossed the border into Pakistan and was arrested. On Thursday, he returned to his home in Mumbai days after being released from a Pakistan jail.

Eye for Detail 15: The importance of Kartarpur corridor, Implant Files and the Maratha reservation

This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.


The significance of Kartarpur corridor: News in Numbers

A look at what the Kartarpur corridor means to Indian Sikh pilgrims, on the day Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to do a groundbreaking ceremony.

Who are the contenders this election in Pakistan and what it means to India

Every election in Pakistan is crucial for India. So as Pakistan votes for a new prime minister, this is what India should know about the contenders and their parties’ stand vis-a-vis India.

Modi says Congress' made a mess of Andhra bifurcation, just the way it did during Partition

Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".