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India to sell shares of people who migrated to Pakistan

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) India’s government has said it will sell stocks worth millions of dollars seized from people who moved to Pakis­tan following the partition and the wars since, as a way to make up for a shortfall in revenues. The stocks worth at least Rs30 billion ($412.26 million) are …

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Modi hails India’s ‘successful establishment of nuclear triad’

Islamabad (Web Desk) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the country’s first nuclear ballistic missile submarine has completed its first deterrence patrol. “Today is historic because it marks the completing of the successful establishment of the nuclear triad. India’s nuclear triad will be an important pillar of …

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Tension spikes in held Kashmir after politician’s killing

SRINAGAR (Web Desk) Authorities imposed a curfew and deployed extra troops on Friday in a remote district of India-held Kashmir after armed men killed a local leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and his brother. The men shot dead Anil Parihar, the BJP state secretary for occupied Kashmir, and his …

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S. Korea, India to Keep Importing Iranian Oil

Tehran (Web Desk) South Korea and India agreed with the US on the outline of deals that would allow it to keep importing some Iranian oil after it asked the United States for “maximum flexibility” this week, according to Asian officials. No final decision has been made and an announcement …

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Indian army chief threatens Pakistan on Kashmir Black Day

New Delhi (Web Desk) Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat has threatened Pakistan the same day Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) are observing a Black Day against Indian occupation of the valley. “If Islamabad continues to back cross-border aggression, then the Indian Army will resort …

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Kashmiris observe Black Day to mark illegal Indian occupation

SERINAGAR (Web Desk) Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and the world over are observing Black Day today (Saturday) to mark the illegal occupation of the valley by Indian forces.On October 27th, 1947 Indian troops invaded Kashmir and occupied the region, a violation of the Partition …

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Indian police raid Amnesty office over ‘foreign fund violations’

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) Amnesty International on Friday accused the Indian government of seeking to “instill fear” among rights groups after police raided one of its offices over alleged violations of foreign funding rules.Enforcement Directorate investigators searched the Amnesty office in the southern city of Bangalore for several hours on …

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Indian government seeks to tighten rules against sexual harassment

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) Four of India’s cabinet ministers will suggest steps to address sexual harassment at work, the government said on Wednesday, after a growing #MeToo movement sparked accusations against more than a dozen men and forced a minister to resign.The two men and two women will review existing …

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Indian court eases firecracker ban as pollution soars

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) India’s top court on Tuesday eased a ban on fireworks for a major Hindu festival despite air pollution in New Delhi and other cities again reaching dangerous levels.The Supreme Court, which last year banned firecrackers for the Diwali festival, rejected a new call for a ban …

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