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Surgical strikes sent right political message to Pakistan, but let’s not go overboard

While opposition parties were expected to politicise India’s surgical strikes in PoK on 28 September, our electronic media appears to have gone more than berserk. The opposition fears are natural with the approaching elections particularly in Uttar Pradesh where they would not want the NDA government to draw any political mileage having demonstrated a pro-active stance against rogue Pakistan. So ... Read More »

Had to enter your house to clean the garbage, because you couldn’t: Adnan Sami to Pakistan

Now once again Adnan is in the headlines, after he spoke about Indo-Pak hostility and drew an analogy between terrorism and garbage. Sami, who is now an Indian citizen, said that the surgical strike was a necessary measure in order to clean the garbage from the neighbourhood, which Pakistan couldn’t. “If my neighbour’s waste starts spilling over into my house, ... Read More »

Pakistan defence minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif threatens to unleash nukes against India

NEW DELHI: Islamabad is open to using tactical devices — a reference to tactical nuclear weapons that Pakistan is believed to possess — against India if it feels its safety is threatened, Pakistani defence minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif said in an interview to Pakistani TV channel SAMAA. “Tactical weapons joh hain, joh hamne yeh progammes develop kiya hua hai, yeh ... Read More »

Pakistan a ‘terrorist state’, carries out war crimes, India tells UN

UNITED NATIONS: India on Thursday called Pakistan a ” terrorist state ” and accused it of carrying out “war crimes” against Indians through its “long-standing policy” of sponsoring terrorism, hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif racked up Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly session. In a strong rebuttal, India said the terrorists designated by the UN continued to ... Read More »

Stop terrorism, India & Afghanistan tell rogue neighbour Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Signalling its commitment to Afghanistan, India promised $1 billion development assistance and upped defence and security ties even as both countries called for an end to state-sponsored terrorism in what was seen as a clear message to Pakistan. After talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Afghan president Ashraf Ghani in New Delhi on Wednesday, India announced ... Read More »

US Says Doesn’t Support Independence For Balochistan

The US respects the unity and territorial integrity of Pakistan and does not support independence for Balochistan, a state department official has said. “The government policy is that we support the territorial integrity of Pakistan and we do not support independence for Balochistan,” State Department Spokesman John Kirby told reporters at his daily news conference on Monday. Mr Kirby was ... Read More »

Be careful about Indians, Pakistanis in London, warns Air China magazine

China’s national carrier Air China has stirred outrage with a racist travel warning in its in-flight magazine targeting “Indians, Pakistanis and black people”. An article in its in-flight magazine ‘Wings of China’ cautioned travellers to London, a popular destination for China’s booming outbound tourism  market, with a warning that read: “London is generally a safe place to travel, however precautions ... Read More »