Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicIndia-Pak ties

Topic: India-Pak ties

Imran Khan has a set interview template — Biden’s phone call to China’s Uyghur genocide

Making up your own history to back your claims is an art not known to all. But Pakistan PM Imran Khan has been effortless — from Article 370 to Uyghur genocide.

Pratap Bhanu Mehta on CAB’s ‘insidious message’, Chinoy notes ‘demand element’ in slowdown

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Pakistan demands Priyanka Chopra be removed as UN Goodwill Ambassador for Peace

Pakistan's human rights minister called for Priyanka Chopra's removal on the grounds that she publicly endorsed India's decision on Kashmir and "supported a nuclear threat".

Imran Khan had once opposed extension for army chief. Today, he’s given one

Imran Khan, as opposition leader, had opposed extension to then Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on the grounds that such actions weakened a country's institutions.

US says no change in its Kashmir policy, calls on India & Pakistan to resolve differences

US said Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, and its upto the two countries to decide on the pace and scope of talks.

Art 370 killed because Hindu Jammu, Buddhist Ladakh & Muslim Kashmir only benefitted Pakistan

It is clear that 5 August has left in its wake many possibilities, many openings and many questions. Which ones will Narendra Modi choose?

Kartarpur Corridor will be ready by October, says India

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar says India will complete the work in two phases — first by September and the final by October.

It took a death to open up an Indo-Pak border gate after 12 years

A train is the sole link people in Rajasthan have with family members across the border. Their predicament came to light when one of them died in Pakistan.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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