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File image of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan | Photo: ANI

Pakistanis are saying ‘mandir nahi banaenge’. Fatwas follow Hindu temple construction

Not allowing the construction of a Krishna temple in Islamabad is Pakistan’s latest ‘sin’ against the Hindus who have equal rights under the Constitution.

Fake pilots have done to Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan what even Trump couldn’t

Imran Khan govt’s entire focus lies on shifting the blame and managing the image of the prime minister. Its probe in fake pilot scam is no different.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan in US | PTIofficial/Twitter

As LAC stand-off continues, elated Pakistanis see national interest in Chinese interest

Pakistan sees India's move of asking two diplomats to leave New Delhi as an eyewash by the Modi govt, but is itself using it as a pretext to hide UN debacles.
File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan | Photo: Facebook | ImranKhanOfficial

Guess who the Imran Khan govt is blaming for Covid spike? The ‘jahil’ people of Pakistan

PM Imran Khan and his PTI ministers rather blame their own citizens than admit they botched Pakistan’s Covid-19 response.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during an event at the Asia Society in New York, US | Photo: Cate Dingley | Bloomberg

Balakot, blackout and IAF: When Pakistanis couldn’t stop the rumours Imran Khan had fueled

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has been waiting for a false flag operation by India, now for over a year. In May, he twice mentioned the possibility of Indian attack.

Pigeons aren’t first. India-Pakistan have long been sending deer, monkey spies

The initial interrogation of the Pakistani pigeon revealed that it was part of the espionage ring that began its operations in India in 1970 with 'Titar ke do aage titar.

Pakistanis are not just scared of coronavirus but of ‘colonel ki biwi’ too

Hurling abuses, demeaning officers, and threatening them of dire consequences, colonel ki biwi kept reiterating that no one is above her majesty.

Shahid Afridi can be the new Imran Khan of Pakistan. He has what it takes

Since his retirement Shahid Afridi has been in the news for his political ambitions, but his Kashmir policy is as fluctuating as his cricketing career.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is binge-watching Ertuğrul during Covid, recommending Turkish shows to Pakistanis

To say that Pakistan’s roots lie in India is borderline blasphemy. We are first Arabs or Turks. So it’s not a surprise that Pakistanis have localised Ertuğrul.
File photo | Pakistan PM Imran Khan speaking during the inauguration of Kartarpur corridor | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

In Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan, a minority commission without minority

Imran Khan’s attacks on India over its treatment of the Muslim minority stand blunted, considering his own govt’s poor track record on minorities in Pakistan.

On Camera

In Gujarat, BJP hopes to retain power in the name of ‘chief minister’ Narendra Modi

The Modi magnifier

This is the first Indian election where a politician is winning by not promising governance, but simply seeking a vote against Musharraf, the Muslims and the Italian church.
PM Narendra Modi | ANI

If Modi wins on Sunday

According to the forecast, rupee will reach 67.5 per dollar by end of September and 67 by end of 2018 I Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Offer cashback, relax KYC norms to check decline in remittances, suggests WEF paper

Remittances, or the money overseas citizens send back to their home country, are expected to contract 20% in 2020 on account of Covid-19, according to a World Bank report.

Defence

Women recruits at the Corps of Military Police Centre and School in Bengaluru

Army begins process to recruit second batch of 100 women soldiers for military police

Army intends to induct 1,700 women recruits in the military police by 2036, increasing the percentage of women in the cadre to 20 over 17 years.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.