South Asia

China invokes Roshni Act for Aksai Chin

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

In a stunning diplomatic development China has formally asked J&K government to legalise its control of disputed Aksai Chin region under the state’s Roshni Act, that gives property rights over state land to illegal occupants. The application filed by Chinese Ambassador in New Delhi has befuddled governments in New Delhi as well as in Srinagar,
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Forced by JK Summon, Delhi sends V K Singh as Governor

Feb 19th, 2014 | By

New Delhi: Forced by the summons of J&K Legislative Assembly to former Army Chief Gen V K Singh, the federal government has ordered the appointment of Singh as governor of the state. The orders to this effect were issued by President Pranab Mukheerjee late night  Wednesday on the recommendations of Home Ministry. “It has been a
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Fed up with India, UN says withdraw Kashmir case

Feb 9th, 2014 | By

New York: Fed up of being used like a ping pong ball, where India says No and Pakistan says Yes, the United Nations has asked India to withdraw its case on Kashmir that it filed with the world body in 1947. At a special review session of the UN, Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said
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