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Hope New Delhi will address Citizenship Amendment Act concerns, says British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith
India

Hope New Delhi will address Citizenship Amendment Act concerns, says British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith

Outgoing British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith also said British side is 'very interested' to visit Kashmir valley

‘A more dangerous world’: Global powers urge restraint as US assassination of Iran’s top general escalates tensions
World

‘A more dangerous world’: Global powers urge restraint as US assassination of Iran’s top general escalates tensions

After the US assassinated Iran top general on Friday, global powers warned that the world has become a more dangerous place and urged restraint although Britain and Germany also suggested that Iran shared blame for provoking the targeted killing that dramatically ratcheted up tensions in West Asia.

Hand over wanted Indians living in Pakistan if serious about better ties with India, says S Jaishankar
India

Hand over wanted Indians living in Pakistan if serious about better ties with India, says S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the relationship with Pakistan remains difficult because it openly practices terrorism against India, and if Islamabad is serious to cooperate with New Delhi, it should hand over the Indians wanted for terrorist activities living in Pakistan.

Ahead of Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping's informal summit in Chennai next week, China to host Imran Khan
India

Ahead of Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping's informal summit in Chennai next week, China to host Imran Khan

Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to visit the historic city of Mahabalipuram in Chennai for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi meets delegation of British parliamentarians, apprises them of India's 'illegal actions' in Kashmir
Sports

Shah Mahmood Qureshi meets delegation of British parliamentarians, apprises them of India's 'illegal actions' in Kashmir

Qureshi has also said that Pakistan will go to every forum to ensure that the dispute is resolved in line with the aspirations of the Kashmiris and the UNSC resolutions.

Sudan urges UNSC to withdraw all peacekeepers by June 2020; African Union says region 'remains volatile'
World

Sudan urges UNSC to withdraw all peacekeepers by June 2020; African Union says region 'remains volatile'

Sudan urged the UNSC to lift its suspension of troop withdrawals and ensure all peacekeepers leave Darfur by June 2020, but the African Union said overall security in the vast western region 'remains volatile.'

Authorities in Srinagar increase restrictions ahead of Friday prayers after separatist call for protests, reports Reuters
India

Authorities in Srinagar increase restrictions ahead of Friday prayers after separatist call for protests, reports Reuters

Authorities in Srinagar tightened security ahead of Friday prayers after separatists called for a protest march to a UN office

'No point talking to India', says Imran Khan after US, China, France, Sweden ask Pakistan to hold bilateral talks over Kashmir
World

'No point talking to India', says Imran Khan after US, China, France, Sweden ask Pakistan to hold bilateral talks over Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said his country is no longer interested in a dialogue with India

Incarcerated separatists in Kashmir urge people to defy ban, join march after Friday prayers over loss of autonomy, reports Reuters
India

Incarcerated separatists in Kashmir urge people to defy ban, join march after Friday prayers over loss of autonomy, reports Reuters

Separatist leaders in Kashmir have urged people to defy a ban and join a mass march after Friday prayers this week according to Reuters' report

Secret life of Article 370: Nehru's use of ruthless force to integrate Kashmir behind veil of 'special status' offers lessons for today
India

Secret life of Article 370: Nehru's use of ruthless force to integrate Kashmir behind veil of 'special status' offers lessons for today

The truth is more complex: for former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Kashmir's special status, and Article 370 were, from the outset, a fiction — one which was authored against the background of war, great-power intrigue, and terrorism.

Kashmir news LATEST updates: 'Will your family approve if you reconstruct home without approval'; Sanjay Jha tweets about Article 370 abrogation
India

Kashmir news LATEST updates: 'Will your family approve if you reconstruct home without approval'; Sanjay Jha tweets about Article 370 abrogation

Kashmir news LIVE updates: Senior Congress leader and party national spokesperson Sanjay Jha took to Twitter on Monday and said that the BJP-led Centre should have discussed it with those parties who are directly affected by the abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir. 'So you have a 3 BHK house. It is yours. Now you amend it, modify it into a 4 BHK house, by breaking one bedroom into two. The size remains the same. It is still yours. But would your family be happy if you did this reconstruction without asking for their approval?'

On World Humanitarian Day, Mamata Banerjee alleges civil rights violation in Kashmir, calls topic 'very close to my heart’
Politics

On World Humanitarian Day, Mamata Banerjee alleges civil rights violation in Kashmir, calls topic 'very close to my heart’

'Human rights is a subject very close to my heart. In 1995, I was on the road for 21 days to protect human rights violations against deaths in lock-ups', said Mamata Banerjee

Kashmir news updates: India's UN envoy slams Pakistan's 'alarmist' approach, says scrapping Article 370 has no external ramifications
World

Kashmir news updates: India's UN envoy slams Pakistan's 'alarmist' approach, says scrapping Article 370 has no external ramifications

Kashmir news LIVE updates: India's Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin said at the UN headquarters, "Our position was and remains that matters related to Article 370 are entirely an internal matter of India. The recent decisions are intended to ensure that good governance is promoted, socie-economic development is enhanced for our people...We are committed to gradually removing all restrictions. Since the change is internal to India, it has not made any difference to our external orientation."

Pakistan formally calls for emergency meeting of UN Security Council to discuss India's revocation of Kashmir's special status
World

Pakistan formally calls for emergency meeting of UN Security Council to discuss India's revocation of Kashmir's special status

Pakistan has formally called for an emergency meeting of the UNSC to discuss India's move to revoke the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Tuesday.

'Pakistan must not live in fool's paradise': Shah Mahmood Qureshi says UN support won't be easy after Russia backs India's Article 370 decision
World

'Pakistan must not live in fool's paradise': Shah Mahmood Qureshi says UN support won't be easy after Russia backs India's Article 370 decision

A rattled Pakistan has taken a slew of diplomatic measures, including downgrading bilateral relations with India and suspending bilateral trade, halting of Samjhauta and Thar Express trains from its side and banning of Indian movies from Pakistani cinemas.

Over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria, says UN; holds Bashar al-Assad-led govt responsible for crisis
World

Over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria, says UN; holds Bashar al-Assad-led govt responsible for crisis

Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict

Russia demands end to attacks on Syrian health facilities at United Nations; rights body says the 'carnage must stop'
World

Russia demands end to attacks on Syrian health facilities at United Nations; rights body says the 'carnage must stop'

Russia on Thursday opposed a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for an end to attacks on health facilities in Syria's Idlib region.

Sushma Swaraj urges UNSC reforms: Main challenge is securing China's support for India's permanent seat
India

Sushma Swaraj urges UNSC reforms: Main challenge is securing China's support for India's permanent seat

India had strongly supported China’s entry into the United Nations and the Security Council as well.

UNSC calls listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist ‘significant achievement’, says move is affirmative action against militants
World

UNSC calls listing of Masood Azhar as global terrorist ‘significant achievement’, says move is affirmative action against militants

The listing of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council has been termed as a "significant achievement" by the member nations in holding perpetrators, organisers and sponsors of acts of terrorism accountable.

UNSC schedules urgent meeting to address situation in Eastern Ukraine after Vladimir Putin signs decree to allow citizens to apply for Russian citizenship
World

UNSC schedules urgent meeting to address situation in Eastern Ukraine after Vladimir Putin signs decree to allow citizens to apply for Russian citizenship

The development comes in the backdrop of Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday that would grant individuals residing in certain districts of eastern Ukraine the right to apply for Russian citizenship using a simplified procedure.