India

Yasin Malik’s Sentence

To suppress the Kashmiri freedom movement, India's ultra-nationalist ruling cabal sentenced Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik, 56, to life in prison under various sections of the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, implicating him in a terror funding case that carries a death or life sentence. Previously, the court has formally...

Singer and Politician Sidhu Moosewala gunned down in Mansa district

According to The Wire, Indian singer and politician Sidhu Moosewala was assassinated in Jawaharke village in Indian Punjab's Mansa district by unknown assailants. According to the report, the incident occurred a day after local police reduced the security of 424 VIPs, including Moose Wala. According to the Hindustan Times, he and two others were four kilometres...

US terms landing of an Indian missile in Pakistan an accident

The US has stated that there is no evidence that the recent firing of an Indian missile that landed in Pakistan was anything more than an accident. Major General Babar Iftikhar, Director-General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), stated Thursday that an Indian missile entered Pakistani airspace on March 9 and crashed near Mian Channu...

Pakistan requests a “joint investigation” into the Indian missile mishap

Following India's confession of "accidentally" launching a missile inside Pakistan, Islamabad questioned on Saturday why New Delhi did not share information about the incident immediately and only acknowledged it after Pakistan announced it, seeking clarification. The Indian side's delay was highlighted in a list of questions issued by the Foreign Office (FO) a day after...

Bella Hadid criticises India for prohibiting Muslim women from wearing hijabs

Bella Hadid, the world's most famous supermodel, has chastised India and other nations for prohibiting Muslim headscarves. "In other types of discrimination: I condemn France, India, Quebec, Belgium, and any other nations in the globe that are discriminating towards Muslim women, to examine what choices you have made or are attempting to make in the...

A hijab-clad student jeered at by a mob of Hindutva supporters in India’s Karnataka state

On Tuesday, a hijab-clad student was mocked and jeered at by a mob of Hindutva supporters in India's Karnataka state. At the same time, she retaliated by shouting back "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest). Muskan Khan parked her scooter in the parking of her college in Mandya and was subsequently beset by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak...