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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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Indian court eases firecracker ban even 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 danger levels.The Supreme Court, which last year banned firecrackers for the Diwali festival, rejected a new call for a ban …

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Indian troops martyr eight youth in held Kashmir

SRINAGAR (Web Desk) Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism killed eight youth in Laroo area of Kulgam district in occupied Kashmir on Tuesday.Three youth were killed during a cordon and search operation jointly launched by Indian Army’s 9 Rashtriya Rifle, Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation …

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Russia’s sale of S-400 missiles to India may destabilise region: FO

MOSCOW (Web Desk) The Foreign Office on Friday warned that the sale of Russian S-400 missile system to India could destabilise the region but at the same time downplayed its efficacy, noting that Pakistan had developed capabilities that could defeat India’s planned Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) System.The Indian purchase of …

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Indian govt changes Allahabad city name to ‘Prayagraj’

UTTER PRADESH (Web Desk) In what is being seen as an attack to historical and cultural values of the subcontinent, the government of UP has renamed the historic city of Allahabad to Prayagraj after the Cabinet approved proposal in this regard.The Uttar Pradesh cabinet earlier approved a proposal to rename …

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India train disaster toll rises amid anger over safety

AMRITSAR (Web Desk) Around 60 people are now known to have died when a train ploughed into a crowd of revellers watching a firework display in India, officials said Saturday.Dozens more were hurt in the accident, some of them seriously, and overwhelmed local hospitals ran out of space for the …

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