Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan asked today if the global community would stand by as Indian Hindu nationalism spread into Muslim-majority Kashmir, saying it was the same as appeasing Hitler. The petitioner said that such restrictions were curbing the rights of journalists under the provisions of Articles 14 and 19 of the Constitution of India and the right to know the conditions of residents of Kashmir Valley.
Pakistan says it has cut the last remaining public transport link with India - a bus line linking Lahore with New Delhi - as its anger mounts over a dispute with its nuclear rival over the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir.
The Indian Navy on August 10 said it is on high alert and prepared to defeat and deter any seaborne threat with full force.
The two sides then turned to bilateral relations, with President Rouhani congratulating the Pakistani nation and government on the advent of Eid al-Adha. The mobile and landline network remains shut and internet services have also been snapped.
"I shared with China that we intend on taking this matter to the UNSC", Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told reporters in Islamabad, a day after his quick visit to Beijing to meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
The British leader of the opposition further said that the rights of the Kashmiri people must be respected, adding that the United Nation Security Council resolutions should also be implemented.
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The Pinarayi Vijayan administration in the state has reportedly set up over a thousand relief camps to house displaced people. The state's busiest airport, Cochin International Airport, has been closed since Friday as the taxiway is water-logged.
India has been maintaining that its decision on Jammu and Kashmir was an internal affair aimed at ensuring overall welfare of the region.
According to a Washington Post report, the security forces told protestors to turn back. Some fear this may lead to a demographic and cultural change in the Muslim-majority region.
The staff left Pakistan along with their families.
Dr Awan said the cabinet reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment that it would not budge from its principled stand on Kashmir and will not show any flexibility in its position and national interests of the country.
A prominent party from India-administered Kashmir has appealed to the Supreme Court against the New Delhi government's move to scrap the state's special status and split it into two territories, legal news portal Live Law reported yesterday.
"China has a clear position that India has taken a unilateral step in Jammu and Kashmir which are illegal and against the norms of worldwide law", Qureshi said.