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File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan said Pakistan doesn’t have use for militant groups. Take it with pinch of salt

Nawaz Sharif said the same thing about Jihadi militants in Pakistan as Imran Khan. Only one of them was removed from office.
File photo of Pervez Musharraf | Adam Ferguson/Bloomberg News

Pakistan still abides by the Musharraf playbook when accused of harbouring terrorists

General Bajwa could be sincere and Imran Khan might be liberal, but complete turnaround of Pakistan on terrorism is highly unlikely.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa

It is more dangerous for Pakistan if Pulwama was planned to sabotage military chief Bajwa

There is a real possibility that Pulwama attack took place to mar the peace legacy Gen. Bajwa wants to achieve for himself in Pakistan.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan | Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images

Imran Khan is sitting on a Jihadi time bomb, demanding evidence over Pulwama a mere excuse

Most countries recognise the Pakistani pattern of behaviour, which explains the almost-universal demand for action against Masood Azhar.
Benazir Bhutto

Opera on former Pak PM Benazir Bhutto to premiere in Pittsburgh next year

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Journalist arrested for possessing hate literature gets bail, and indigenous Kalash community’s practice figures in UNESCO list of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’.
Pak Army chief's son's marriage ceremony

Pakistan army chief son’s marriage performed by Islamic hardline cleric

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Journalist ‘detained’ by Pak agencies is accused of possessing ‘jihadist literature’; Awami National Party suspends two senior leaders.
Image of Sidhartha Dhar | Twitter

Islamic State ‘executioner’ Sidhartha Dhar reported dead in Iraq

Sidhartha Dhar, a British citizen of Indian origin, was nicknamed 'Jihadi Sid' after 'Jihadi John', another British citizen who was known for his extreme cruelty.
Paris

ISIS takes responsibility for attack by man who killed 2 and injured 1 in Paris

The man, who police said had been on a terror watch list since 2016, was later shot and killed after confronting police in Trappes.

The modern Muslim woman speaks: Daisy Khan’s memoir will make you listen to it

Muslim and feminist, Daisy Khan's memoir is a powerful account of a woman dealing with religion and women's rights, faith and FGM, self-actualisation and marriage.
The Darul Uloom Haqqania religious seminary

‘University Of Jihad’ gets public funds even as Pakistan fights extremism

For years, Pakistan has promised to clamp down on religious schools that preach violence, yet radical seminaries like Darul Uloom Haqqania continue to receive government funds.

On Camera

How, and why, we learned to stop worrying and love the electoral bonds

Modi government’s electoral bonds scheme has several benefits that its critics ignore. But even their criticisms are without merit.
tiktok app

Google, Apple stop TikTok downloads: Is HC order quashing small town India’s creative joy?

Google and Apple have blocked downloads of the video-sharing app TikTok in India in compliance with the Madras High Court order.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.