New genetic study lends strength to ‘Aryan Migration’ theory

The largest study of human genome ever carried out in Asia has added strength to so-called theory of Aryan migration theory into the Indian subcontinent. The study was published in the latest issue of scientific journal Nature. ARYAN MIGRATION THEORY According to the Aryan migration theory, the Indian subcontinent saw a massive influx of a […]

EU MPs visited Kashmir to study terror impact- Govt

A group of 27 member of European Union Parliament were allowed to visit Kashmir during the lockdown as they wanted to ‘get a sense’ of the impact of terrorism on people’s lives in Kashmir, the central government informed the Lok Sabha today. At the same time, said the Home Ministry, Indian MPs were prevented from […]

Next is Baluchistan and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir – Sanjay Raut of Shiv Sena

The move to the abrogate Article 370, which gave special status to the state of Jammu & Kashmir, seems to have won over BJP’s bickering ally Shiv Sena. Sanjay Raut, one of the prominent leaders of the Maharashtra-based party and a member of Rajya Sabha, even went to the extent of saying that the Narendra […]

Masood Azhar’s terror tag more a diplomatic victory than a strategic win

In what is considered a major diplomatic victory for India and an extra push for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the middle of the general elections, the United Nations (UN) on Wednesday declared Masood Azhar, chief of Pakistan based terror group Jaish-e –Mohammad, a designated terrorist. The way was cleared for declaring the terror […]

Masood Azhar warns Pakistan against ‘kneeling before Trump’

Maulana Masood Azhar, the founder of terror-cum-charity group Jaish-e-Mohammed, has warned the Pakistan government against giving in to the demands of the Americans, who want it to destroy all terror groups. Azhar said Pakistani media and intellectuals are trying to scare the people of the country into giving in to Trump’s demands. His comments come […]

Chinese soldiers start working with Pak army on Gujarat, Rajasthan border – BSF

A report by the Border Security Force has flagged what it called increasing presence of Chinese military personnel on India’s border with Pakistan. While the presence of Chinese troop in the Gilgit Baltistan region near the trijunction of the three countries was already known, the activities of Chinese soldiers and engineers have now spread to […]

Nawaz Sharif Proves Unlucky For The Third Time

Nawaz Sharif is third time unlucky to have to abandon his term as the democratically elected Prime Minister of Pakistan. With the Supreme Court disqualifying him over the corruption cases for ten years, sixty-seven-year-old Sharif’s premiership comes to end one year before his term expires. It also potentially means the termination of an eventful political […]

Pakistan Army protests cross-border attacks by India

Pakistan’s Director General of Military Operations protested Indian attacks on the Line of Control in Kashmir in a meeting with his Indian counterpart. According to a statement released by the Indian side, Pakistan complained that Indian Army had killed four Pakistani soldiers and one civilian by cross-border firing. India and Pakistan are engaged in a […]

SC refuses to expedite challenge against taking back of partition migrants from Pakistan

The Supreme Court has refused the request for an early listing of a petition that questions permitting descendants of people who migrated to Pakistan to come back to India. The petition seeks the quashing of the Jammu and Kashmir Rehabilitation Act of 1981 that would give the right of return to anyone who moved to […]

Pakistan Army shares video of Kashmiris celebrating cricket victory

Major General Asif Ghafoor, the official spokesperson of Pakistan’s armed forces, shared a video of some people in Kashmir celebrating the victory of his country’s cricket team in the final of ICC Champions Trophy. “And this is… Srinagar,” Ghafoor said. His tweet came shortly after another that he said showed some people in Baluchistan celebrating […]

‘Will go to any extent to save Kulbhushan Jadhav’ – Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India will go to any extent to save Kulbhushan Jadhav. “We will go to whatever extent we need to, but we will save Kulbhushan Jadav,” the minister said, while attending an event in Mumbai. The minister maintained that Kulbhushan Jadhav was not a spy, but a businessman who happens to […]

Asaduddin Owaisi calls Pakistani military tribunal ‘banana court’

Asaduddin Owaisi, head of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen or All India Council of the Union of Muslims said the Indian government should have anticipated the death verdict handed out to Kulbhushan Jadhav, an ex-Indian Navy member, and moved in advance to exert pressure on the country. “We all know that it is a banana court,” Owaisi […]

India-Pakistan invisible trade worth $5 bln a year – study

Informal trade or smuggling of goods between India and Pakistan is estimated at over USD five billion, almost double the official two-way commerce between the two neighbours with history of chequered ties, said an ASSOCHAM study. There are more exports from India than imports through the smuggling route. The official Indo-Pak trade is only USD […]

Indian Army conducts ‘surgical strikes’ on Pakistan border

The Indian Army said it conducted ‘surgical strikes’ along infiltration ‘launch points’ along the Indo-Pak border. The action has since ceased, but the Indian army is “fully prepared for any contingency that may arise,” Director General Military Operations (DGMO), Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said. He said several militants have been killed as part of the […]