A poll official applies indelible phosphorus ink on the fore finger of a voter (File Photo/IANS)

Pak-born woman is now Indian, fights local polls in Rajasthan

Jaipur: At a time when the debate on the Citizenship Act and the National Population Register (NPR) rages on, a Pakistan-born Neeta Kanwar is contesting panchayat elections being held on Thursday at Tonk in Rajasthan. Neeta received her citizenship in September last year after coming to India way back in 2001 to pursue her education. […]

Yogi Adityanath (File Photo/IANS)

Yogi government sends refugees’ list to Centre, UP becomes 1st state to start implementing CAA

Lucknow: Of the 40,000 odd non-Muslim illegal immigrants living in Uttar Pradesh, 30,000 to 35,000 are living in Pilibhit district alone. According to a report prepared by the Yogi Adityanath government that has been sent to the Centre, these are mainly Hindu refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. These refugees are living here for over […]

India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin (File Photo/IANS)

No takers for Pakistan’s ‘malware’ of lies at UN: India

United Nations: Pakistan’s “malware” of falsehoods against India has found no takers at the UN and it has to heal itself of the malaise of terrorism and subversion, India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin has told the Security Council. Hitting back at Pakistan’s attacks on India at the Council on Thursday, he said, “My simple response […]

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Pakistan’s ISI funds training of 40 Rohingyas in Bangladesh

New Delhi: Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is now training around 40 Rohingya Muslims with the help of terror outfit Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Bangladesh so that they can push them into India to carry out terror activities, intelligence agencies have warned Indian armed and border guarding forces on Thursday. “Pakistan is plotting a big conspiracy […]

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5 Pakistani drug traffickers arrested with contraband in India

New Delhi: Five Pakistani drug smugglers were arrested on Monday when they were trying to sneak into Gujarat through the sea route, police said. The police confiscated 35 kgs of contraband worth about Rs 175 crore in the international market. The arrested Pakistani nationals have been identified as Anees (30), Ismail Mohammed Kachchi (50), Ashhraf Usman […]

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File Photo/Twitter)

Kejriwal slams Pak on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara attack

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday condemned the attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara, the birthplace of Guru Nanak in Pakistan, demanding that the neighbouring country take strict action against the people involved in the attack. He also stated that persecution of Sikhs there will not be tolerated by India. On Friday, the […]