Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

Pakistani politician asks Modi for Indian asylum, financial help

Altaf Hussain, the founder of MQM, who has been charged with a terrorism offence, has requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for help by giving asylum and financial help to him and his companions, a media report said on Sunday. On October 10, Hussain was charged by the UK’s Crown ...

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Salmaan Taseer’s son Aatish Taseer loses Indian citizenship

LONDON: Aatish Taseer, British writer-journalist and son of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, has said New Delhi’s decision to cancel his overseas Indian citizenship was part of a “sinister plan”, reported BBC.  The move came after Taseer wrote an article for Time magazine criticising Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to the Indian ...

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India lodges complaint with International Civil Aviation against Pakistan’s airspace denial to PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Following Pakistan’s refusal to allow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use its airspace, India has taken the matter to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and lodged a complain. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced on Sunday that Pakistan denied India’s request to let Modi use Pakistan’s airspace. “Keeping ...

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Gates Foundation staffer resigned to protest Goalkeeper’s Award to Modi

NEW YORK: Sabah Hamid, a staffer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation resigned after the foundation remained adamant to award PM Narendra Modi amid Kashmir siege. Hamid asserted that she resigned to record her protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ongoing brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir. The ...

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Hasan Minhaj barred from entering Modi’s Houston rally

HOUSTON: Famed comedian Hasan Minhaj was denied entry to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally held at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. While there is no clarification from the Indian-American comedian as to why he was stopped from attending the rally, event producers have cited lack of credentials and ...

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Riz Ahmed, Jameela Jamil backs out of event awarding Modi

Rizwan “Riz” Ahmed, also known as Riz MC, is a British actor, rapper, and activist. As an actor, he has won an Emmy Award and has received nominations for a Golden Globe and three British Independent Film Awards. Actor Riz Ahmed has pulled out of an event where Indian Prime ...

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India top court orders govt to restore normalcy in Kashmir

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India (SCI) on Monday ordered Modi-led Hindu nationalist government to ensure normalcy in Kashmir. Besides, senior Congress party member Ghulam Nabi Azad has been permitted by the court for visiting the disputed Himalayan region. The ruling came as India’s top court took up multiple ...

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Trump stresses need to reduce India-Pakistan ‘tensions’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump spoke with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging a reduction of tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours over the disputed Kashmir region. “The president conveyed the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan and maintaining peace in the region,” White ...

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Kashmir in lockdown a military prison: Indian activists

SRINAGAR: The entire state of Kashmir is currently a prison and under military control, a fact-finding team of Indian activists who visited the region since the imposition of a lockdown said. In their report “Kashmir Caged” released at the Press Club of India, they said people expressed pain, anger, and ...

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