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Afghan people protest outside Pakistan Embassy in Kabul, demanding the release of Manzoor Pashteen, chief of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement | ANI File Photo

Killing of 4 dissidents in a week shows Covid has not slowed down Pakistani ‘deep state’

Activists living abroad allege that Pakistani 'deep state' is using the cover of Covid-19 pandemic to act on dissidents.
Manzoor Pashteen, the leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement

Imran Khan’s Naya Pakistan arrests PTM rights activists & signs peace treaty with Taliban

PTM's cause is Pakistan's cause. It is only asking for what’s in the Constitution, but the establishment has nothing to gain by implementing the Constitution.
Pakistan science and technology minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhry | Photo: Twitter | @pid_gov

At Lahore ThinkFest, Pakistan science minister Fawad Chaudhry justifies slapping TV anchor

Controversy-ridden minister Fawad Chaudhry advocates stronger defamation laws in Pakistan after TV anchor suggested he was part of a porn video.
Manzoor Pashteen

Why Manzoor Pashteen, a young Pashtun leader, is a thorn in Pakistani army’s side

Pakistan government sees Manzoor Pashteen's Pashtun Tahafuz Movement as contentious and a threat to the nation's national unity.
A Pakistani soldier stands guard on a street in Karachi (Representational image)

From Jinnah’s family to Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan thinks everyone is a foreign agent

Those who differ with the state in Pakistan aren’t people with opposing viewpoints but foreign agents.
PTM rally

Pakistan military can’t handle growing Pashtun storm, so it’s blaming countries like India

The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement is difficult for India to support because the movement owes its success to the absence of foreign funding or support.
Manzoor Pashteen, the leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement

Pashtun activist Manzoor Pashteen, critical of Pak army, denied entry to Balochistan

Here’s what’s happening across the border: PML-N spokesperson says Imran Khan govt stole her party’s projects, and Mahira Khan-Fawad Khan starrer film first in Pakistan to get same-day release in China.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

Imran Khan says can’t have Pakistan treated like a ‘hired gun’

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Army spokesperson Asif Ghafoor reflects on country’s fault lines; Voice of America’s Urdu website reportedly blocked in Pakistan.
Pashtun rights activist Gulalai Ismail

ISI got Pashtun rights activist named on no-fly list

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Imran Khan hails China visit and is off to Malaysia late November; Malala’s father’s biography gets published.
The PTM demonstration in Bannu | @manzoorpashteen/Twitter

Pakistan govt curbs, media ‘blackout’ failed to stop Pashtun Tahafuz Movement’s long march

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pak judge owns 2,200 cars, claims tax department, and the court says no more Indian shows on Pakistani televisions.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath waters Parijaat sapling ahead of the inception of Bhoomi Pujan for the construction of Ram Temple. | PTI

After Ayodhya, Kashi and Mathura will be easier. It’s PoK that poses big challenge for BJP

Ayodhya is the beginning of a new Hindu renaissance movement. India must channelise this energy to foster unity and work for economic resurgence.
File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

These are the 18 sectors that have been identified as ‘strategic’ for India by Modi govt

According to the plan, in strategic sectors, there will be a maximum of four public sector units and a minimum of one unit operating. The govt plans to exit the rest. 


Indian Army personnel | Representational image | ANI

This is the 3-stage system Army movies go through in India to prevent an Ekta Kapoor ‘XXX’

MoD wrote to Censor Board last month emphasising that web series based on military subjects also require a no-objection certification, just like movies & TV serials do.
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.