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Muslims and other minorities ‘unsafe’ in India

Hindu extremists have been stoking anti Muslim and minority sentiment after a deadly terror attack in Indian controlled Kashmir. By: Rasia Hashmi Source: The Siasat Daily Srinagar: President of Kashmir’s National Conference (NC) party, Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said that Muslims and other minorities are not at all safe in India. In his estimation, the situation of the country is not conducive from any angle. There is fear among the minority community. In an interview to National Herald Farooq Abdullah said, “Yes, I believe this kind of situation is being engineered. There is no doubt about it. BJP wants to win the election by hook or by crook and they are making all efforts,...

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Pakistan downs Indian drone over Kashmir

By: RFE/RL Source: RFE/RL Pakistan’s military claims it has shot down a second Indian “spy drone” in two days flying in Pakistani airspace over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. In a statement, Major General Asif Ghafoor, an army spokesman, said Pakistani troops downed the drone on January 2 along the Line of Control that divides the Pakistani and Indian-controlled portions of Kashmir. Ghafoor tweeted a photo purportedly showing the wreckage, but did not provide further details. Pakistan’s military also reported shooting down an Indian drone on January 1. There has been no comment from New Delhi. Kashmir is split between Pakistan and India, both of which...

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2 dead after clash at Kashmir border – Pakistan

By: Aamir Latif Source: Anadolu Agency Pakistan on Saturday accused longtime rival India of killing at least two civilians, including a girl by “unprovoked” firing along the Line of Control – a de facto border that divides the disputed Kashmir valley between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), a mouthpiece of Pakistan army, Indian border forces resorted to unprovoked firing with small and heavy weaponry in Chirikol and Satwal sectors along the LoC on Saturday morning killing two civilians and injuring three others. Pakistan army responded to Indian firing effectively, the ISPR added in a statement. The incident-latest in a...

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