Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Pakistan

Hamid Nihal Ansari with Sushma Swaraj | Twitter

Hamid Nihal Ansari is back from Pakistani jail, but CBI still lists him as ‘missing’

The CBI website lists Ansari as having a ‘Yellow Notice’ against his name — an Interpol global alert issued to help locate missing persons.
Pakistan Supreme Court | Commons

Pakistan Supreme Court orders Imran Khan govt to lift travel ban on oppn leaders

The top court in Pakistan has asked the govt to remove names of leaders like Bilawal Bhutto and the Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah from the no-fly list.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar

The Age of Nisar: How Pakistan’s celebrity chief justice chose activism over judiciary

Dressed in a conservative suit and trademark dark glasses, Nisar soon became a troubleshooter for the state and the society alike.
Narendra Modi

Why BJP leaders are going to Pakistan to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls

It has become a sure-fire way for some people in the BJP to express their deep anger—or their worst insecurities.

Kashmir remains a challenge due to Pakistan’s destabilising activities, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Naxal incidents and extremist violence in northeastern areas saw a decline under Modi government.
Nawaz Sharif with daughter Maryam Nawaz

Pakistan Supreme Court rejects appeal against suspension of Nawaz Sharif’s sentences

A 5-member bench led by CJP Saqib Nisar upheld the Islamabad High Court's verdict to set free Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in the Avenfield corruption case.
The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi

Pakistan High Commission official briefly detained after tiff over ‘inappropriate touching’

New Delhi has said that the Pakistan High Commission official was never arrested, but Islamabad claims he was.
Fake Pakistani FB ID

Dozens of Indian Army jawans under lens for ‘falling prey to Facebook honey trap’

An Indian Army jawan was detained last month for allegedly sharing sensitive information with a fake Facebook account that is part of a suspected honey-trap ploy.

India to construct 44 strategic roads along borders with China and Pakistan

The Central Public Works Department has been asked to construct 44 "strategically important" roads along the India-China border to ensure quick mobilisation of troops in case of a conflict.
Paresh Rawal as Ajit Doval in the film 'Uri' | Twitter/SirPareshRawal

NSA Ajit Doval hasn’t seen Uri, but will be more than pleased when he does

Aditya Dhar's Uri: The Surgical Strike seems to be a tribute to NSA Ajit Doval, played by Paresh Rawal.
hiren gohain

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...