Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicOrganisation of Islamic Cooperation

Topic: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

‘Malicious’— India claps back at Islamic group OIC for ‘unwarranted’ remarks on Jammu Kashmir

At the UN Human rights Council, India said it was unfortunate the OIC had allowed Pakistan to use its platforms to push anti-India propaganda.

MEA slams OIC for comment on hijab row, says it continues to further propaganda against India

Reacting to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's 'misleading' comments, MEA says issues in India are resolved in accordance with constitutional framework, democratic ethos & polity.

India warns OIC against use by ‘vested interests’ after Muslim nation group’s Kashmir remarks

MEA weighs in on meeting between Indian diplomat Ausaf Sayeed and OIC Secretary-General, says it was held to ‘correct some misperceptions about India’.

Qureshi’s Saudi criticism on Kashmir hints shift in Pakistan’s strategy for the Islamic world

20 years ago, during a meeting at the PPP office in Islamabad, Qureshi had told this writer that he was from Multan where Kashmir had no resonance.

Pakistanis have nothing to celebrate on Kashmir Solidarity Day except discounts on clothes

The real winner of the Kashmir Solidarity Day is the common Pakistani who sees this day for what it is. A holiday in the middle of the week.

OIC asks Modi govt to ‘ensure safety of Muslim minority’, months after plenary invite

In February, OIC invited India to attend the plenary after five decades. Now it has expressed concern over developments like scrapping of Article 370, Ayodhya verdict & CAA.

OIC meetings just prove that the concept of a ‘Muslim World’ is a myth

The OIC may want to paper over it, but the reality is that there is tremendous discord among states with Muslim majorities.

OIC invite to India as ‘guest of honour’ comes 50 years after major snub at launch

The OIC, established in 1969, was conceptualised as a congregation of Muslim countries.

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.