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Senate condemns moving Kashmiri leader Aasiya Andrabi to Tihar jail

ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Friday unanimously passed a resolution expressing solidarity with Kashmiri resistance leader and Dukhtaran-e-Millat chairperson Aasiya Andrabi. The resolution was moved by Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed condemning moving her to the isolation punishment ward of the notorious

India-Pakistan row

A new diplomatic row has erupted between Indian and Pakistan. Amid the deteriorating conditions, India has now called on Pakistan to reduce its staff at the New Delhi embassy by half. Pakistan has rejected the decision and has asked India

Four Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus incident

NEW DELHI: The four men convicted for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 were executed on Friday morning. The incident sparked huge nationwide protests and international revulsion over the long history of sexual

Delhi violence: Indian police arrest over 500 people

NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested 514 people today (Friday) for deadly Hindu-Muslim violence broke out in New Delhi, India, the government said. The police informed that the death toll from days of blood-letting was increased to 35; however local

Violent protests could boost Modi’s election test in New Delhi: report

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) are facing their first political check this week since violent anti-government demonstrations exploded nearly two months ago, with the contentious unrest likely to win them votes at

Gunman opens fire at anti-CAA protest rally in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A gunman open fire on Thursday at a protest rally against India’s contentious citizenship law near the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) university in New Delhi. The alleged suspect, identified by the police as a 17-year-old teenager, brandished a

Internet suspension in Kashmir illegal, says Indian Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Indian Supreme Court on Friday has ruled that it was unconstitutional to shut down the internet in the disputed territory of Kashmir Valley in criticism against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. As the New Delhi earlier had

India passes ‘anti-Muslim’ citizenship bill

NEW DELHI: India’s lower House of Parliament (Lok Sabha) has passed the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), which will grant citizenship to religious minorities from neighbouring countries, but not Muslims. The bill, which seeks to amend the 1955 citizenship law,

More than 40 killed in New Delhi factory fire

NEW DELHI: At least 40 people have died in a factory fire in India’s capital New Delhi, with the toll still expected to rise, police said on Sunday, (Today). The blaze broke out in the early hours in the city’s

Gang rape in India leads to new wave of protests

NEW DELHI: After rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinary doctor, which spread of protest across India on Monday as people demanded tough and swift punishments, including public lynchings, to stop crimes against women. The gang rape of a veterinary

Smog in New Delhi continues to choke city for 5th consecutive day

NEW DELHI: The smog in India’s capital continues to choke citizens for the fifth-day consecutive day on Saturday. The smog in New Delhi has increased the risk of premature deaths, lung cancer and particular danger to children from the tiny

Indian politician blames China and Pakistan for New Delhi’s smog

MEERUT: An Indian politician Agarwal Sharda has blamed China and Pakistan for the smog in New Delhi and adjacent areas. In a video message, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Agarwal Sharda said, “There is a possibility that this poisonous