China voices opposition to India’s reported plans to hold G20 meeting in J&K

China voices opposition to India’s reported plans to hold G20 meeting in J&K

“China’s position on Kashmir is consistent and clear cut. It is a legacy issue between India and Pakistan. It should be properly resolved in accordance with the relevant UN resolutions and bilateral agreements,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said. China on Thursday voiced its opposition to India’s reported plans to hold the next year’s meeting of G-20 leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, echoing close ally Pakistan’s objection, and underlined that relevant sides should avoid “politicising” the issue. “We have noted relevant information,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told…

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#BoycottIndiaProducts: Condemning controversial comments against Prophet Mohammed (SA) boycott call growing across Gulf Nations

#BoycottIndiaProducts: Condemning controversial comments against Prophet Mohammed (SA) boycott call growing across Gulf Nations

The remarks by Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal drew international condemnation with some Islamic countries demanding an apology. While Malaysia, Iraq and Libya joined more than a dozen Muslim nations in condemning the controversial comments against Prophet Mohammed by suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and now-expelled leader Naveen Kumar Jindal, online campaigns such as #BoycottIndiaProducts and #Stopinsulting_ProphetMuhammad are trending on Twitter and Facebook in several Gulf countries, reported Bloomberg. The remarks drew international condemnation with some Islamic countries demanding an apology. The Congress has asked why the country should…

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OIC slams India over BJP’s derogatory remarks, calls upon UN to take measures to address ‘Practices Targeting Muslims’

OIC slams India over BJP’s derogatory remarks, calls upon UN to take measures to address ‘Practices Targeting Muslims’

Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has slammed India for the comments against the Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) and called upon the UN to take necessary measures to address “the practices targeting Muslims in India”. “These abuses come in the context of the escalation of hatred and abuse of Islam in India and in the context of the systematic practices against Muslims and restrictions on them, especially in light of a series of decisions banning headscarves in educational institutions in a number of Indian states and demolitions of Muslim property, in addition…

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Pakistan rakes up Kashmir Issue at UNSC debate, India slams the move

Pakistan rakes up Kashmir Issue at UNSC debate, India slams the move

India has slammed Pakistan for dragging in Kashmir during the UN Security Council open debate on “Maintenance of International Peace & Security — Conflict and Food Security”. “The Pakistan representative made unwarranted remarks, which symbolises nothing but a Pavlovian response aimed to misuse any forum and every topic, to propagate false and malicious propaganda against my country,” said Counsellor in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Rajesh Parihar in terse, but hard hitting comments. Inalienable J&K and Ladakh were, are and will always remain an integral and inalienable part of…

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Monitoring Yasin Malik trial very closely: Tariq Ahmad Minister in UK Parliament

Monitoring Yasin Malik trial very closely: Tariq Ahmad Minister in UK Parliament

The British government is monitoring the trial of Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik very closely, UK Foreign Office minister Tariq Ahmad told the House of Lords on Tuesday. Lord Ahmad, however, pointed out that Malik, chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), was charged under Indian law and therefore part of an independent judicial process. The minister, who is in-charge of South Asia and the Commonwealth in the Foreign Office, was responding to questions in the Upper House of the UK Parliament on a range of issues when…

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Removal of 370 is slap on the face of Muslims, Al-Qaeda chief Al-Zawahiri on Kashmir Issue

Removal of 370 is slap on the face of Muslims, Al-Qaeda chief Al-Zawahiri on Kashmir Issue

Al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri, one of the world’s most dreaded terror outfits, has released a video about Kashmir. In the 47-minute video, titled ‘Repeated Tragedies in Kashmir and Palestine’, Zawahiri has criticised Arab countries for supporting India by comparing Kashmir to Palestine. The video begins with anti-India photographs in Kashmir, in which people are seen pelting stones. A similar picture of Palestine is also shown. This video has been released by As-Sabah Media. Since the 9/11 attacks in the US, the world’s most wanted terrorist and al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri is seen…

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Modi Govt must stop stoking anti-Muslim sentiment in India: Jagmeet Singh

Modi Govt must stop stoking anti-Muslim sentiment in India: Jagmeet Singh

Jagmeet Singh, leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party on Thursday expressed his concern about the rising threat of violence against Muslims in India. Singh’s tweet came days after violence erupted in several Indian cities and towns during Ram Navami celebrations that turned communal, leading to rioting and arson. In a tweet, Singh said: “I am deeply concerned about images, videos, and targeted threats of violence against the Muslim community in India. The Modi govt must stop stoking anti-Muslim sentiment. Human rights must be protected. Canada must play a strong role…

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Pakistan’s new PM Shehbaz Sharif to India, Let’s resolve Kashmir Issue

Pakistan's new PM Shehbaz Sharif to India, Let's resolve Kashmir Issue

Pakistan National Assembly on Monday unanimously elected former Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif as Prime Minister replacing Imran Khan, who lost the no-confidence vote on Sunday. India desires peace and stability in a region free of terror so that we can focus on our development challenges and ensure the well-being and prosperity of our people. — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Shehbaz said he wanted good ties with India, but tied it with the resolution of the Kashmir issue. He was the only candidate left in the contest after former Foreign…

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Pakistan ready to move forward on Kashmir if India agrees: General Bajwa

Pakistan ready to move forward on Kashmir if India agrees: General Bajwa

He had made similar comments at the Islamabad Security Dialogue last year when he had said it was time for both countries to ‘bury the past and move forward’ Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said that his country is ready to move forward on Kashmir if India agrees, Dawn reported. “Pakistan continues to believe in using dialogue and diplomacy to resolve all outstanding issues, including the Kashmir dispute, and is ready to move forward on this front if India also agrees to do so,” he…

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Want good ties with neighbours, so need to resolve core issue of Kashmir: Pakistan

Want good ties with neighbours, so need to resolve core issue of Kashmir: Pakistan

For lasting peace and stability in the region, it is essential to resolve the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with the UN resolutions and aspirations of the people of Kashmir, said Pakistan Chargé d’Affaires Aftab Hassan Khan on the occasion of his country’s National Day at the High Commission here. The Chargé d’Affaires underlined that Pakistan wishes to have mutually beneficial relations with all its neighbors including India and believes in resolving all outstanding disputes through peaceful means of dialogue and diplomacy, stated a High Commission release.…

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