Day: February 18, 2019

Indian Diplomat Rebuffs Handshake, Offers ‘Namaskar’ Instead to Pak Attorney General in ICJ

Tensions between the two nations were visible even as Indian diplomats including senior dilpomat Pradeep Mittal met with Pakistan’s Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan at the ICJ. Pakistan’s attorney general Anwar Mansoor Khan, right, greets Deepak Mittal, the joint secretary of India’s Foreign Ministry, as he present oral arguments at the International Court of Justice, […]

Puducherry CM Suspends Dharna, Says Major Issues With L-G Resolved

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy suspended his dharna outside the Raj Nivas after six days, on late Monday night, following marathon talks with Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, reported ANI. Calling off his protest temporarily, the chief minister said, Kiran Bedi discussed the issues which were raised in a letter dated 7 February 2019. “We had […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav case updates: Sitting adjourned in ICJ; Pakistan to make first round of arguments tomorrow

17:36 (IST) Have your say: 17:30 (IST) Sitting adjourned for the day; Pakistan will make its first round of arguments tomorrow Before Harish Salve concluded his arguments for India, he sought the annulment of Jadhav’s conviction and a direction that he be released. 17:28 (IST) Pakistan must face consequences for violating Jadhav’s rights “Rights of Kulbhushan Jadhav […]

Watch: Man Chants Anti-Pakistan Slogans to Sell Shoes in Aftermath of Pulwama Attack

In a video, the unknown man can be be seen pointing at a burqa-clad woman and asking her to repeat ‘Pakistan Murdabad’ as she passed with her family. In a video, the unknown man can be be seen pointing at a burqa-clad woman and asking her to repeat ‘Pakistan Murdabad’ as she passed with her […]

After CCI & PCA, RCA Pulls Down Portraits of Pakistani Cricketers

Following in the footsteps of Mumbai’s Cricket Club of India (CCI) and Punjab Cricket Association (PCA), the Rajasthan Cricket Association on Monday removed pictures of a number of Pakistan players to record its protest against the terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama that claimed the lives of 49 troopers. “In a mark of […]

Pulwama encounter LIVE updates: Eight security personnel injured, says report; operation has been on for 18 hours

18:38 (IST) Encounter rages on Flames rise from the house where two alleged masterminds of Lethpora suicide car bomb attacks were said to be hiding, during an encounter with the security forces, in Pinglena area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir. 18:26 (IST) Third Jaish militant gunned down, says report Times Now reported that the security […]

‘India y so Angry?’ Pakistani Comedian’s Message to Stop the Hate is Going Viral

A Pakistani comedian Junaid Akram has posted a video in which he quetsions the people who so easily resort to violence or threats of violence in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. A Pakistani comedian Junaid Akram has posted a video in which he quetsions the people who so easily resort to violence or […]

Remove Sania Mirza as Telangana Ambassador: BJP MLA

Controversial BJP legislator Raja Singh on Monday called for removing Indian tennis star Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of Telangana, calling her “Pakistan’s daughter-in-law”. The Telangana Assembly member said Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao must immediately remove Mirza as the brand ambassador in the wake of the 14 February terror attack in Pulwama that […]

Why Dalit Sikhs of Punjab’s Bathinda are nonchalant towards elections, debate around caste, quota and development

Editor’s note:  A network of 60 reporters set off across India to test the idea of development as it is experienced on the ground. Their brief: Use your mobile phone to record the impact of 120 key policy decisions on everyday life; what works, what doesn’t and why; what can be done better and what […]

Go Back, Not Baga: A Banner in Goa is Advising Tourists to Not Follow Google Maps

If you’re new to a city or simply on a vacation and are trying to find out where to go, you more often than not, use Google Maps to find out where you are, and where to go. However, some of the routes Google Maps suggest, may not turn out to be the correct routes […]