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Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows legal, diplomatic action against Charlie Hebdo's 'disgusting' caricature of him
World

Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows legal, diplomatic action against Charlie Hebdo's 'disgusting' caricature of him

Turkish officials on Wednesday railed against the French satirical magazine, accusing it of sowing 'seeds of hatred and animosity'

Pakistan slams India's move to alter J&K's domicile law, accuses New Delhi of 'taking advantage' of global focus on coronavirus
India

Pakistan slams India's move to alter J&K's domicile law, accuses New Delhi of 'taking advantage' of global focus on coronavirus

Pakistan has been unsuccessfully trying to drum up international support against India for withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir's special status on August 5 and bifurcating it into two Union territories.

Communal riots in India are playing into the hands of Islamic State's jihadists and realising their dystopic dreams
India

Communal riots in India are playing into the hands of Islamic State's jihadists and realising their dystopic dreams

There is little doubt Indian communal politics is reaching a crossroads — but there are many paths from here, and all but one leads to perdition

PSA has been used over the decades in Kashmir as a quick-fix, but longterm damage on the republic will be serious
India

PSA has been used over the decades in Kashmir as a quick-fix, but longterm damage on the republic will be serious

As Indians debate the incarceration of three former chief ministers under the PSA — Sheikh Abdullah's son, Farooq Abdullah; grandson, Omar Abdullah; their dogged opponent, Mehbooba Mufti— it's critical to understand the PSA isn't significant just for its constitutional perversions

Post Article 370, Pakistan facing policy crises on Kashmir; creating unrest in Valley to internationalise issue Islamabad's last arrow
India

Post Article 370, Pakistan facing policy crises on Kashmir; creating unrest in Valley to internationalise issue Islamabad's last arrow

Pakistan wants to do something spectacular to pump oxygen into the Kashmir issue that is fast becoming redundant due to fatigue and, also, losing legitimacy, with its sharp turn towards Islamic State-styled caliphate jihadism

Terrorists shoot dead five migrant labourers in Jammu and Kashmir: Killings reminiscent of 1990s, but militants also resorting to new strategies
India

Terrorists shoot dead five migrant labourers in Jammu and Kashmir: Killings reminiscent of 1990s, but militants also resorting to new strategies

Terrorists in the Kashmir Valley have repeatedly attacked people from other states over the past three decades.

Slain Al-Qaeda chief Asim Umar was Uttar Pradesh village boy who became best-selling jihadist pulp-fiction writer
India

Slain Al-Qaeda chief Asim Umar was Uttar Pradesh village boy who became best-selling jihadist pulp-fiction writer

Born in a peasant family in Uttar Pradesh, slain Al-Qaeda leader Asim Umar aka Sana-ul-Haq is believed to have gotten involved in violent Islamism after the demolition of the Babri Masjid in December 1992

Pakistan will try to persuade Taliban to hold direct talks with Afghan government, says Imran Khan
World

Pakistan will try to persuade Taliban to hold direct talks with Afghan government, says Imran Khan

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said his country will try to persuade the Taliban to hold direct talks with the Afghan government and broker a peace deal to end the 18 year-long civil war in Afghanistan

Four weeks after Article 370 was abrogated, Kashmir's protesters believe time is on their side
India

Four weeks after Article 370 was abrogated, Kashmir's protesters believe time is on their side

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kashmir policy is built on the assumption that development, governance and order will, in time, consign its Islamist impulse to the dustbin of history

Narendra Modi govt has managed Kashmir well so far, but litmus test will come when restrictions are relaxed
India

Narendra Modi govt has managed Kashmir well so far, but litmus test will come when restrictions are relaxed

What Narendra Modi will ultimately be judged on is his willingness to preserve and indeed enhance the ordinary Kashmiri’s dignity.

No sympathy for Imran Khan: Why it's impossible to take Pakistan PM's claims on J&K seriously
India

No sympathy for Imran Khan: Why it's impossible to take Pakistan PM's claims on J&K seriously

Imran Khan is clearly trying to address a western audience, and his claims are incumbent on a belief that his bluffs, misleading statements and plain lies will go undetected

Pakistan's desperation over Kashmir is evident as it plays Afghanistan card, threatens nuclear war in South Asia
World

Pakistan's desperation over Kashmir is evident as it plays Afghanistan card, threatens nuclear war in South Asia

Narendra Modi govt’s proactive move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s 'autonomy' and turn it into a Union Territory has put the onus on Pakistan to react, and so far Pakistan has been struggling to come up with a viable response

Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir
India

Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir

The Narendra Modi govt's hopes of building a naya Kashmir rest on developing a relationship with Valley's youth, a profoundly alienated generation which had mainly encountered India at the wrong end of a soldier’s gun

Kashmiri Hindus welcome steps to abrogate Article 370, dream of returning to their homeland
India

Kashmiri Hindus welcome steps to abrogate Article 370, dream of returning to their homeland

One of the biggest things achieved by the government by rendering Article 370 inoperative on Monday is to have brought the focus squarely on one set of people who have been at the receiving end of the decades-long high voltage tension in Jammu and Kashmir — the Kashmiri Hindus

Firstpost Editor's picks: Al-Qaeda chief's call for jihad in Kashmir, struggling Kollywood, Karnataka political crisis, today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's picks: Al-Qaeda chief's call for jihad in Kashmir, struggling Kollywood, Karnataka political crisis, today's must-read stories

From Al-Qaeda chief's call for united jihad in Kashmir, to struggling Kollywood and Karnataka political crisis, today's must-read stories

In new message, Al-Qaeda chief calls for 'united jihad' in Kashmir, says Pakistan Army can't be trusted with liberation of Indian state
World

In new message, Al-Qaeda chief calls for 'united jihad' in Kashmir, says Pakistan Army can't be trusted with liberation of Indian state

Elements of the Indian jihadist movement have long known to have been in touch with Al-Qaeda, and some intelligence analysts believe the organisation hopes to use those ties to escalate pressure on India.

Al-Qaeda affiliate urges unity among Kashmir militants, calls for new jihad council in video released on Saturday
India

Al-Qaeda affiliate urges unity among Kashmir militants, calls for new jihad council in video released on Saturday

Amid reports of Pakistan building pressure on militant outfits in Kashmir, the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Ansar Ghazwatul Hind has called for cooperation among various militant outfits operating in the state and a new representative militant council to take consensus decisions regarding military actions against India

Pakistan's ISI didn't share intelligence on possible terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, claims Indian intel
India

Pakistan's ISI didn't share intelligence on possible terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora, claims Indian intel

Intelligence officials in New Delhi are pushing back against claims that Pakistan’s ISI has begun sharing warnings on terrorist attacks in Kashmir with New Delhi, saying that the warning of a bombing in south Kashmir’s Awantipora was made through an anonymous call, not a government communication

Accidental Jihadist of the IS in Kashmir
Politics

Accidental Jihadist of the IS in Kashmir

Class 12 dropout Adil Ahmad Wani has become the poster boy for a new generation of terrorists in Kashmir

Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts
World

Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts

Islamic State's caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s message will give hope to jihadists in many parts of the world, but it’s important to remember that IS has sustained itself, and expanded in new regions without hearing from him