March 13, 2015

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: India on Friday said it was “extremely upset” over the verdict of a court in Islamabad ordering release of Lashkar terrorist Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and has lodged a strong protest with the Pakistan government.

The ministry of external affairs also summoned Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit to lodge a protest, Times Now reported.

India on Friday said it is the responsibility of Pakistan to keep him behind bars as there is overwhelming evidence of his role in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

“It is the responsibility of the Pakistan government to take all legal measures to ensure that Lakhvi does not come out of jail. Pakistan should realise that there are no good terrorists and bad terrorists, a fact which…

March 10, 2015

Within hours of a claim by an Indian male student that a German professor at the University of Leipzig denied him an internship citing the “rape problem” in India, German ambassador Michael Steiner strongly objected to the “discriminating generalisation”.

“Let’s be clear: India is not a country of rapists,” Steiner wrote in a letter to Prof Dr Annette Beck-Sickinger Monday, hours after the claim by the male student became public. He added, “I would encourage you to learn more about the country and the many open-minded people of India so you could correct a simplistic image, which — in my opinion — is particularly unsuitable for a professor and teacher.”

March 7, 2015

NEW DELHI: Faced with criticism that he was soft on Hindutva hardliners, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday s