World condemns Kashmir attack; US asks Pakistan to end support to terror groups

IANS-   The international community has strongly condemned the terror attack by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 45 CRPF personnel, with US President Donald Trump asking Pakistan to “end immediately” the support and safe haven provided to all terrorist groups operating on its soil. “The US calls on Pakistan to […]

India calls for special measures to protect peacekeepers from IED hazards

Arul Louis(IANS) –   India has asked the UN to take special measures to protect peacekeepers from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that are a major hazard for the Blue Helmets. “We should have dedicated counter-IED resources for missions facing such threats,” India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin told the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations on Monday. […]

SAALT argues for force-fed asylum-seekers

Ritu Jha – A group advocating for the civil rights of South Asians expressed disquiet over about Indian and Cuban detainees at the El Paso, Texas detention processing center being force-fed in the midst of a hunger strike. But immigration officials said they adhered to strict privacy policies. South Asian Americans Leading Together pointed out […]

Fake university arrests swell to 146

Ritu Jha – The number of people arrested in the case of the fake university set up as a sting operation has gone up to 146. Carissa Cutrell, a spokesperson for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told indica, “As of Friday, February 1, ICE had arrested 146 individuals for civil immigration violations related to their […]