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‘Hindutva Chauvinism’ Responsible for the Underlying Conflict and the Current Crisis in South Asia: WSP

In a written statement issued yesterday (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News), the World Sikh Parliament (WSP) said: "India’s incessant journey to an ever more right-wing Hindutva position, in terms of its treatment of other nations, minorities and even neighbouring states, has led to the dangerous but almost inevitable crisis witnessed in the sub-continent over recent days".

Lok Sabha Polls: AAP Announces Candidates for 6 Out of 7 Seats in Delhi; No Alliance with Congress

Accusing the Congress for the breakdown of coalition talks between the two parties, the Aam Aadmi Party today announced names of the candidates for six of the seven seats in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

China Welcomes ‘Goodwill Signal’ by Pakistan

China today welcomed the “goodwill signal” by the Pakistan side responding to reports of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement that the captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman would be released as a gesture of peace.

India Ready for Scheduled Talks with Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

Indian government has reportedly said that it was open for talks on the Kartarpur Corridor issue that are scheduled for March 13 and receive the delegation from Pakistan.

Hovering of War clouds over India and Pakistan on Kashmir Dispute Cries for World Powers’ Intervention : Dal Khalsa

As war clouds are hovering over India and Pakistan following air strikes on each other’s territory, the Dal Khalsa has called upon the United Nations to intervene to end hostilities between both the nuclear countries as the entire region is under threat.

Imperative that We Use Our Heads, Act with Wisdom: Imran Khan; India Does Not Wish To See Escalation: Sushma Swaraj in China

Hours after an aerial clash between Indian and Pakistani air forces along the Line of Control, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today said the “sole purpose” to carry out strikes across LoC was to tell India that “if they can come here, we can go there too”.

India’s Foreign Ministry Admits One Pilot is Missing; Pak Claims Two Are Captured

India's Foreign Ministry has confirmed that one of their pilots is missing, after Pakistan claimed to have captured two Indian pilots.

Pakistan Claims to Shoot Down Two Indian Fighter Planes; Says One Pilot Arrested

Reports in Pakistani media say that the Pakistani Air Force shot down two Indian fighter planes. The claim is not yet confirmed by the Indian side but reports in Indian media do mention "crash" of an Indian Airforce Plane in Budhgam area of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pak Fighter Jets Cross Kashmir LoC, Drop Bombs; Indian Plane Crashes, Pilots Feared Dead

As per media reports Pakistani fighter jets crossed LoC and entered into Indian Occupied Kashmir's air space on Wednesday, 27 February. A report in The Quint notes that the Pak jets dropped bombs on the way out.

Indian Supreme Court Judge Recuses Himself in Sajjan Kumar Case

Indian Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna today recused himself from hearing Sikh genocide convict Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction and sentencing by the Delhi High Court.

Punjab Border Districts Put on High Alert After Indian Air Force Drops Payload in PoK

Punjab government has put its border districts on high alert in the wake of the Indian Air Force (IAF)'s intrusion into Pakistan Occupied territory of Kashmir across the Line of Control.

Indian Foreign Secretary Holds Press Briefing on Balakot Air Strikes; Refuses to Take Questions

Indian government has said that it carried out a “non-military preemptive action specifically targeted at a Jaish-e-Mohammed camp” in Balakot.

Gunbattle in Kashmir: Indian Army Major, Among 4 Armymen Killed; Media Says Army Killed Pulwama Mastermind

As per reports emanating from Jammu and Kashmir four Indian Army personnel, including a Major, were killed on Monday in a gun battle with militants in Pulwama district. Two militants were also killed by the Indian forces during the encounter.

Pulwama Becoming Touchstone of Patriotism Which Generates Dangerous Communal Fabric: PUDR

The aftermath of Pulwama has shown rising attacks on Kashmiris in different states, a situation which is extremely worrisome and dangerous, despite a notification advisory by the Home Ministry to all states to ensure the safety of Kashmiris.

Activist Groups Concerned over Dangerous Situation Developing In India After Pulwama Attack

A number of activists and rights groups have expressed grave concerns over the situations developing for past few days in wake of a blast attack on CRPF vehicles in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

India Withdraws Security of 5 Pro-Freedom Kashmiri Leaders

It is learnt that the Jammu and Kashmir administration today issued orders to withdraw security of five pro-freedom Kashmiri leaders.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Told To Leave Kapil Sharma Show After Pulwama Attack Remarks

As per reports Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, a member of The Kapil Sharma Show, has been asked to leave the comedy show following his comments on the Pulwama terror attack. He will be replaced by Archana Puran Singh on the show.

J&K: Indian Army Major, Another Armyman Killed in IDE Blast

An Army major was killed and another armyman was injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera’s Lam area in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Loss of Human Lives Regrettable But War Mongering Is No Answer: Dal Khalsa on Pulwama Attack

Commenting on yesterday's Pulwama attack in which more than forty CRPF personnel were killed, the Dal Khalsa said the loss of human lives is always regrettable, whether it is of the security forces or that of a militant or even an ordinary person.

Indian Media Reports Suggest Modi Govt. May Backtrack on Kartarpur Corridor

In wake of yesterday's attack on a bus carrying CRPF personnel, resulting into death of 44, in Pulwama district of Kashmir the Narendra Modi led government has called an urgent meeting of the Union cabinet today.

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