Why is a dying nation like Pakistan raking up the Ayodhya verdict

babri1Pakistan’s education minister Shafqat Mahmood at the UNESCO meet criticised the Ayodhya verdict in India and said that it was contrary to the values of religious freedom. Just like the Kashmir issue, this too has rightly got no traction.

When we talk terror, fake currency and a state policy to bleed India, there is one thing in common – Pakistan. The failed state is known to meddle in the affairs of India and despite facing an imminent collapse, Pakistan continues to make India its main policy.

While Pakistan continues to meddle in the affairs of Kashmir, it has now raked up the Ayodhya issue as well. Pakistan’s education minister Shafqat Mahmood at the UNESCO meet criticised the Ayodhya verdict and said that it was contrary to the values of religious freedom. This reckless statement by Pakistan comes at a time when the Muslims of India have called for peace in the aftermath of the verdict and said that they want a closure to this case that has dragged on for centuries.

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What Pakistan hopes to achieve through Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Project

KartapurcorridorNew Delhi, Nov 08: For Pakistan, which is struggling to rebuild its economy and image, the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is an opportunity to project itself as a moderate nation while earning a tidy sum annually from pilgrims.

Before coming to power, Prime Minister Imran Khan often railed at the successive governments of Pakistan for failing to exploit the vast potential of tourism, including revered religious sites, to attract tourists from around the world.

Not Kashmir, but XI briefed Modi about Imran Khan’s visit to Beijing

modi-jinpingNew Delhi, Oct 13: During his meeting with Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Chinese President, Xi Jinping spoke about Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan’s visit to Beijing.

There was no discussion on Kashmir and both leaders kept the contentious issue off the table, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said. He said that the Kashmir issue was not raised or discussed. Our position has been clear and this is India’s internal matter, he also said. Xi however appraised Modi about Khan’s visit to Beijing, he further added.

Modi-Xi discuss terror, radicalisation, but keep Kashmir off the table

modi-xi-mamallapuramNew Delhi, Oct 12: The discussions between Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping focused a lot on terrorism and radicalisation. However sources familiar with the developments tell OneIndia that Kashmir was part of the discussions.

Sources said that the Kashmir issues was not discussed. Both sides are aware that the relations had strained owing to China’s stand on Kashmir.

Beat it and slice it: Here’s why it’s time for balkanisation of Pakistan

indo-pak-flagsAfter the abrogation of Article 370, is it the right time for balkanisation of Pakistan? And how does India benefit?

It goes without saying that Pakistan has over the years earned the notorious reputation of being the world’s largest incubator of jihad. The Foreign Policy magazine ranks Pakistan on the top 10 list of failed states.

With flawed boundaries and an unholy nexus between Islamic extremism and military rule, there is no doubt Pakistan is on a self-destruct mode and verge of a collapse. One of the biggest talking points over the years for Pakistan has been Kashmir. It would not be wrong to say that the country has benefited for long thanks to a weak policy by India, which felt the need to have a more inclusive approach. This meant appeasement of local politicians and worse, the separatists of the Valley.

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How India is ensuring that the debate on Kashmir is not raked up at UNHRC

unhrc2New Delhi, Sep 15: Even as Pakistan desperately tries to push for a debate at the UNHRC on the Kashmir issue, India has ensured that the move did not get any traction.

All four attempts made by Pakistan to push for a resolution have failed and most likely Pakistan will drop its decision to push for a debate on the Kashmir issue.

With stoic silence by member nations at UNHRC, Pak likely to drop demand for Kashmir debate

unhrcNew Delhi, Sep 14: Despite the claims made, Pakistan has failed to find any traction at the UNHRC to push for a debate on the Kashmir issue.

Pakistan has made at least four attempts for an urgent debate on the issue but has failed to find any support.

India to conduct first trilateral naval exercise with Singapore, Thailand

IndianNavyNew Delhi, Sep 09: For the first time India will join hands with Thailand and Singapore to conduct a trilateral naval exercise between September 16 and 20. The exercise would be conducted in the Andaman Sea.

This is a major development and India is hoping that next year Malaysia and Indonesia would join in, thus making it a multilateral exercise. The exercise is aimed at ensuring a free shipping flow through the Malacca Straits.

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Have the Chinese built a bridge inside Indian territory: Army says ‘no’

mcmohanlineNew Delhi, Sep 05: The Indian Army has denied reports that the Chinese soldiers had built a wooden bridge nearly 75 kilometres into Indian territory.

Tapir Gao, Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal East and state BJP president said that the bridge was built on a stream around 25 kilometres from Chaglagam, from where the McMohan Line is. He said that a villager had sent him a video of the same.

War hysteria to propaganda overdrive, Pakistan is desperate to internationalise Kashmir issue

bsfNew Delhi, Aug 30: Pakistan’s propaganda machinery is on overdrive mode. Right from the Prime Minister of the country to those on the social, each one is threatening the prospect of war and even posting fake material to suggest that atrocities are peaking in Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370.

The security forces have been assessing the situation on a daily basis and based on the recommendations, the curbs are being lifted in a phased manner. However those part of the security mechanism feel it is not advisable to lift curbs on the internet as yet.