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    Kasab Pakistan Reaction On Afzal Guru

  • Is Ghulam Ali to bear the brunt of what Ajmal Kasab did?

    Are we to then understand that the chief minister and the state machinery are subordinate to Thackeray's diktats?We are told that Ghulam Ali is not welcome in Mumbai because its citizens have not forgiven Pakistan for its alleged role in 26/11...

    Are we to believe that only Mumbaikars feel strongly enough to stop a singer from performing while the rest of India embraces him?And what of those who want to hear him sing, who may not...

  • Kulkarni worse than Kasab, says Shiv Sena

    NEW DELHI: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday described Sudheendra Kulkarni, who played host to Pakistan’s former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmd Kasuri, as a bigger threat to India than Ajmal Kasab who killed at will in the Mumbai terror attack...

    Likening Mr Kulkarni to Ajmal Kasab, the edit said: “The real threat to the sovereignty of our nation is not from extremists or terrorists, but people like Kulkarni ...

  • JNU student union leader imprisoned in Afzal Guru's old jail cell

    NEW DELHI: Kanhaiya Kumar, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) president who was arrested on sedition charges last week for organising an event on Afzal Guru, is being imprisoned in the same cell the Kashmiri activist was held in before he was hanged, Times of India reported...

    Kumar, who is being kept in cell number three at Tihar jail where Guru was also jailed, is currently under 24-hour suicide watch and is being...

  • ‘Pathankot men wanted to avenge Afzal Guru’s execution’

    NEW DELHI: The gunmen who attacked an Indian Air Force (IAF) base in Pathankot on Saturday planned it as revenge for the execution of Afzal Guru in February 2013...

    “‘You killed Afzal Guru and now we will take revenge,’ they kept on saying as they continued beating us with rifles butts,” Verma told the newspaper in Gurdaspur...

  • Pakistan 'surprised' over Indian reaction to US F-16 sale

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Sunday expressed 'surprise' at the Indian government's disappointment over the United States' decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan...

    A 'disappointed' India on Saturday summoned the US envoy in New Delhi, Richard Verma, to 'convey its displeasure' regarding the Obama administration's decision to notify the sale of the aircraft to Pakistan...

  • How Shaan Taseer's reaction to period-shaming exposes male privilege in Pakistan

    In his post, Shaan Taseer accused the BNU students of being Pakistan's 'bourgeois' lot, apathetic to the plight of the average Pakistani woman who he firmly believes remains unaffected by their protest...

    Why should the social class of the BNU students be a factor to undermine the protest?The very fact that the BNU protest triggered such a reaction just validates the disregard that members of the educated elite have for the struggles...

  • 2,600 Sikh pilgrims from India arrive in Pakistan to celebrate Guru Nanak's birth anniversary

    Over 2,600 Sikh pilgrims arrived at Wagah Railway Station on Thursday from India to participate in religious and cultural rituals that will mark the 549th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Jee...

    He was accompanied by Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Pardhan Sardar Tara Singh, Sardar Bishon Singh, Additional Secretary Shrines Tariq Khan Wazir and other ETPB officials...

  • Pakistan welcomes over 500 Indian Sikh pilgrims to kickstart Guru Nanak's birth celebrations

    The government has allowed a special delegation of over 500 Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit Nankana Sahib for kickstarting the celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, the Foreign Office said on Tuesday...

    A special jatha (caravan) of more than 500 Indian Sikh pilgrims crossed over to Pakistan through the Wagah border on Tuesday morning...

  • Justice Ejaz Afzal takes oath as acting CJP

    Justice Ejaz Afzal of the Supreme Court on Friday took oath as the acting chief justice of Pakistan...

    Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed administered the oath to to Justice Afzal at a ceremony attended by Supreme Court judges, senior lawyers and members of the judicial staff...

  • Hockey player Afzal Manna passes away in Lahore

    Decorated hockey player Afzal Manna breathed his last on Saturday morning in Lahore, a press release issued by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) informed...

    An inside-left of repute, Manna represented Pakistan in the 1964 Olympics (silver medal) and the Asian Games in 1958 (gold medal) and 1962 (gold medal)...

  • Afzal wins gold in Doha

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s Mohammad Afzal won a gold medal in the triple jump event at the inaugural Asian Youth Athletics Championship which concluded in Doha, Qatar on Monday...

    Afzal’s achievement, meanwhile, saw Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) president Maj Gen Mohammad Akram Sahi announce a cash prize of Rs100,000 to honour him...

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