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OIC irrelevant, Pakistan its manipulator: India slams Kashmir reference at Islamic nations group's Islamabad meet
World

OIC irrelevant, Pakistan its manipulator: India slams Kashmir reference at Islamic nations group's Islamabad meet

In a strongly-worded response to the OIC statement, Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Arindam Bagchi said references have been made to India and are based on falsehoods and misrepresentation

Nehru should not have taken Kashmir issue to the UN, says Nirmala Sitharaman in RS
Politics

Nehru should not have taken Kashmir issue to the UN, says Nirmala Sitharaman in RS

The finance minister targeted Congress on the issue while replying to a discussion on the Budget 2022-23 for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) in Rajya Sabha.

Finding Kashmir in books: Looking back at the 1990 exodus through writings on and by Kashmiri Pandits
Arts & Culture

Finding Kashmir in books: Looking back at the 1990 exodus through writings on and by Kashmiri Pandits

Vivek Agnihotri film The Kashmir Files, depicting the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, continues to be a topic of debate two weeks after its release. We take a look at books written over the last three decades that give us an insight into the tragedy

Why #BoycottHyundai went viral on Twitter: Here’s what happened
India

Why #BoycottHyundai went viral on Twitter: Here’s what happened

The automobile company received backlash from Indians after the company's Pakistan unit shared solidarity messages on social media over Kashmir

India condemns 'abuse levelled' against Narendra Modi in UK House debate on Kashmir
World

India condemns 'abuse levelled' against Narendra Modi in UK House debate on Kashmir

The Minister for Asia in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Amanda Milling, responded to the debate by reiterating the UK government's unchanged stance on Kashmir as a bilateral issue

India hits out at Pak, OIC for raising Kashmir issue at UN Human Rights Council
India

India hits out at Pak, OIC for raising Kashmir issue at UN Human Rights Council

Exercising India's rights to respond to comments made by Pakistan and the OIC on Kashmir, Badhe said it does not need lessons from a "failed state" like Pakistan which is the "epicentre of terrorism and worst abuser of human rights".

India more likely to respond with military force to Pakistan's provocations, says US intel report
World

India more likely to respond with military force to Pakistan's provocations, says US intel report

The report also said that although a general war between India and Pakistan is unlikely, crises between the two are likely to become more intense, risking an escalatory cycle

'Litany of falsehoods': India slams Pakistan after Imran Khan rakes up Jammu and Kashmir issue at UNGA
India

'Litany of falsehoods': India slams Pakistan after Imran Khan rakes up Jammu and Kashmir issue at UNGA

The First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN, Mijito Vinito, walked out of the general assembly hall when Imran Khan started his diatribe about India

India slams Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks on Kashmir at UNGA, calls it 'gross interference'
India

India slams Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks on Kashmir at UNGA, calls it 'gross interference'

On day two of the General Assembly, Erdogan dubbed the Kashmir conflict 'key to the stability and peace of South Asia', calling it a 'burning issue'

India rejects Pakistan's reference to Kashmir issue at UN, says Islamabad globally recognised as 'epicentre of terrorism'
India

India rejects Pakistan's reference to Kashmir issue at UN, says Islamabad globally recognised as 'epicentre of terrorism'

First Secretary Vidisha Maitra alluded to Imran Khan calling former Osama bin Laden a 'martyr' on the floor of the Pakistani Parliament

Imran Khan draws flak for calling Osama Bin Laden 'martyr', claims Pakistan was 'humiliated' for supporting US war on terror
World

Imran Khan draws flak for calling Osama Bin Laden 'martyr', claims Pakistan was 'humiliated' for supporting US war on terror

Speaking in parliament during the budget session, Khan said the American forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing Islamabad after which everyone started abusing his country.

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.

US Congressman Ami Bera says India must not lose secular democracy, expresses concern over Kashmir, anti-CAA protests
World

US Congressman Ami Bera says India must not lose secular democracy, expresses concern over Kashmir, anti-CAA protests

India has witnessed massive protests against the citizenship amendment law which seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslims who came to India from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh facing religious persecution.

Donald Trump to visit India on PM's invite: From Howdy Modi to Osaka, a look at highlights from bilateral meets
World

Donald Trump to visit India on PM's invite: From Howdy Modi to Osaka, a look at highlights from bilateral meets

Donald Trump is set to pay a state visit to India on 24 and 25 February at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said that the US President's visit will be a 'very special one' and it will go a long way in further cementing India-USA friendship

Shah Mahmood Qureshi asserts Kashmir to remain 'cornerstone' of Pakistan's foreign policy, says dispute over Valley must end for stability in South Asia
World

Shah Mahmood Qureshi asserts Kashmir to remain 'cornerstone' of Pakistan's foreign policy, says dispute over Valley must end for stability in South Asia

It has categorically told the international community that its move to scrap Kashmir's special status Article 370 was an internal matter and has also advised Pakistan to accept the reality.

No role for third party in solving Kashmir issue, says MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar after Donald Trump’s latest offer of mediation
India

No role for third party in solving Kashmir issue, says MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar after Donald Trump’s latest offer of mediation

There is no role for any third party in the Kashmir issue which has to be resolved bilaterally with Pakistan and the onus is on Islamabad to create an environment for engagement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

Kashmir issue: Donald Trump is pulling a fast one on Imran Khan; no cause for India to worry
World

Kashmir issue: Donald Trump is pulling a fast one on Imran Khan; no cause for India to worry

To do a textual reading of Donald Trump’s comments on Kashmir during his meeting with Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan is to credit his words with meanings he may not have himself intended to

China defends raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, calls it goodwill gesture to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions
World

China defends raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, calls it goodwill gesture to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions

Stoutly defending its decision to raise the Kashmir issue at the UNSC as an attempt to de-escalate India-Pakistan tensions and out of 'goodwill', China on Friday claimed that "most of the members" of the Council have voiced their concern over the situation in the Valley

India hits out at Pakistan's 'all-weather-ally' China for trying to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC, says Beijing should reflect on global consensus
World

India hits out at Pakistan's 'all-weather-ally' China for trying to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC, says Beijing should reflect on global consensus

India on Thursday delivered an unusually blunt message to China for its attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, asking it to seriously reflect on the global consensus and refrain from taking such action in the future

MEA hits out at China for trying to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC; India to invite Imran Khan to attend SCO meet later this year
World

MEA hits out at China for trying to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC; India to invite Imran Khan to attend SCO meet later this year

India on Thursday hit out at China for helping Pakistan in trying to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council (UNSC), saying Beijing should seriously reflect on the global consensus and refrain from such actions in the future