The Pakistani government is expelling an Indian envoy from the country and recalling its own ambassador from India, in response to a move by New Delhi to revoke legal autonomy from its part of contested Kashmir. The decision was made on Wednesday following a meeting of Pakistan’s National Security Committee,[…]
New Delhi, India – Sanjay Bhan began distributing sweets outside his house on Monday, shortly after India’s government announced its decision to abolish a constitutional provision that guaranteed special rights to India-administered Kashmir. “I feel a rebirth today, I feel like an honoured Indian today,” said Bhan, beaming with joy. “It is a[…]
India raised the stakes in its dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir by revoking the decades-old special status for its part of the region. This left Pakistan fuming, but there isn’t much it can do in response, analysts told RT. For decades, the Indian constitution gave the part of disputed Kashmir[…]
India has scrapped a law that grants special status to Indian-administered Kashmir amid an indefinite lockdown and massive troop deployment in the disputed region. Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah, a close ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, told parliament on Monday that the president had signed a decree abolishing Article 370 of the constitution, stripping the[…]
Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry blasted New Delhi for making moves to dismantle the decades-old autonomous status of the Indian-controlled part of disputed Kashmir. On Monday, Indian President Ram Nath Kovind signed a decree effectively abolishing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) state, which forms the part of Kashmir administered[…]
Srinagar, India-administered Kashmir – Parts of India-administered Kashmir have been placed under lockdown and local politicians reportedly arrested as tensions intensify in the disputed region following a massive deployment of troops by the Indian government. “As per the order there shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed,”[…]
US officials claim Washington has intelligence that the son and possible successor of Osama bin Laden has been killed, NBC reports. As of yet, the officials have provided few additional details. Three US officials who requested anonymity told NBC that Hamza bin Laden – son of terror leader and founder[…]
Author: Darius Shahtahmasebi is a New Zealand-based legal and political analyst who focuses on US foreign policy in the Middle East, Asia and Pacific region. He is fully qualified as a lawyer in two international jurisdictions. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent meeting with Donald Trump has been chock-a-block with[…]
India is denying that its prime minister ever asked US President Donald Trump to mediate in the long-standing dispute over Kashmir, after Trump made a comment about it in a meeting with the Pakistani PM in Washington. “No such request has been made by PM Narendra Modi to [the] US[…]
A suicide bomber killed at least eight people and injured 26 others in Dera Ismail Khan, a city in northwestern Pakistan, local officials said. The Sunday morning attack was claimed by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, an extremist movement, which said it was retaliation for the killings of two of its commanders by[…]
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