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India must be wary of China's kiss of death
MODI MEETING XI
10.10.19 - Justice Markandey Katju

It is believed that if a mafia leader kisses you, you are marked for death (as in Godfather 2).

So also, if a Chinese leader approaches you, you should be sure it is with some evil design.

The Indian Prime Minister Modi is meeting the Chinese President ...
  


Need for religious minorities to find common cause in countering hate
THE SIKH CASE
05.10.19 - Tridivesh Singh Maini

 
On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are supposed to have discussed the idea of setting up of a television channel to counter ‘Islamophobia’. In a tweet, ...
  


No qualms about ethics or respect for democracy
TRUMP-N-MODI
28.09.19 - VIPIN PUBBY*

United States President Donald Trump and our Prime Minister Narendra Modi are both great showmen and share several traits which have resulted in a wonderful chemistry between the two as both have no qualms about ethics or respect for democracy and can be brutal against ...
  


Why they behave like German zombies and dummkopfs during Hitler's time?
NRIs in USA
28.09.19 - Justice Markandey Katju

I have visited America often, and I am presently in America too. I often interact with NRIs here. Some are US citizens, some green card holders, and some H1B visa holders. 

These NRIs are very competent in their technical jobs, and in fact they would not ...
  


Ab Ki Baar: After Modi & Trump, Howdy Doody, Youdy?
23.09.19 - S Pal

PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI was with US President Donald Trump in Houston, Texas. It was a Sunday. It was a very bad day for President Trump.

Trump said India never had and will never have a better friend in the White House.

Modi said Ab Ki Baar, ...
  


Can India lift these road blockades?
ANCIENT TRADE ROUTES
05.09.19 - Team PT

The damage that Pakistan has done to India by closing its ancient road roots to Central Asia and Middle East Asia has been immeasurable. By this one action, it has stopped India’s outreach to other parts of the world; and even to countries which are ...
  


Man granted protective bail in 'forced marriage' case
NANKANA SAHIB SIKH GIRL'S NIKAH
03.09.19 - Team PT

The Lahore High Court on Monday granted protective bail to Muhammad Hassaan, who contracted marriage with Sikh girl Jagjeet Kaur, in a case lodged by the girl’s family on charges of alleged abduction.

Justice Chaudhry Muhammad Mushtaq allowed the protective bail to Hassaan till Sept 7 ...
  


Brazil rejects G7 offer of 20 million dollar aid
APNA PAISA APNE PAAS RAKHO!
27.08.19 - Team PT

Brazil on Monday rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of "his home and his colonies."

"We appreciate (the offer), but maybe those resources are more relevant to reforest Europe," ...
  


Amarinder urges Pak not to back down from Kartarpur commitment; seeks resumption of trade ties
11.08.19 - Team PT

Chandigarh, August 11: Expressing concern over reports of a `discernible slowdown’ in Pakistan’s activities for the Kartarpur Corridor development, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged the neighbouring country not to back out from their commitment on this vital project, which was of ...
  


World is talking about Kashmir. What’s it saying?
GLOBAL VOICES ABOUT PARADISE KASHMIR
08.08.19 - Team PT

PUNJAB TODAY brings you voices from some of the leading publications whose voice counts on the world stage. It is a measure of how the latest move of the Indian government led by Amit Shah and Narendra Modi is being seen internationally. 

Here are some excerpts ...
  


Pakistan decides to recall ambassador from New Delhi and expel the Indian envoy; suspends bilateral trade
07.08.19 - Team PT

Pakistan’s National Security Committee (NSC) on Wednesday resolved to downgrade Pakistan's diplomatic relations with New Delhi and suspend all bilateral trade.
 
The Pakistan’s top security body’s meeting presided over by Prime Minister Imran Khan was held to review the situation in the wake of India's decision ...
  


Cabinet rejects the demand of President to allocate budget for entertainment and gifts
CUT DOWN PRICES OF NAAN AND ROTI
02.08.19 - Team PT

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan federal cabinet on Tuesday has rejected a demand of President Dr Arif Alvi who sought allocation of budget for "entertainment and gifts” and decided that he will be provided a special grant on a case to case basis. 

"President Alvi has to meet ...
  


Who loses if India and Pakistan take the US-Canada path?
30.07.19 - Harcharan Bains

A stubborn and romantic optimist, I cannot and will not give up dreaming of a world in which India and Pakistan finally overcome their reciprocal insanity and start a journey towards life beyond communal madness. The first step in this direction would have to be ...
  


Boris Johnson Set To Become Next UK Prime Minister
23.07.19 -

Boris Johnson will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday.
 
Boris Johnson, the face of the 2016 Brexit referendum, won the votes of 92,153 members of the Conservative party, to 46,656 for his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy ...
  


Her parents executed in Saudi Arabia. 8-year-old girl says they have gone to heaven but…
21.04.19 - Sohail Yafat

Little Beenish does not like to talk to people. When spoken to, she chides the person: "You love to ramble on, don’t you?”

Just eight years old, her expressions are grave, as those of a much older person. Underscored by the dupatta wound tightly around her ...
  


Pakistan's Finance Minister resigns; Time to take difficult decisions: Asad Umar
18.04.19 - TEAM PT

Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar — an hour after announcing that he is stepping down as finance minister on Thursday — told a press conference that it was time to make some "difficult decisions" to stabilise the economy and that he hopes his replacement would ...
  


Start talking now, or they will do this to our women
FROM TRUMP TO BIDEN TO BARNALA TO PUNJAB UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES TO OUR POLITICS

04.04.19 - S Pal

WITH THE MAN who boasted how he grabbed women by their private parts and that "when you're a star, they let you do it" — Donald Trump — as President of the United States of America, a lot of the world now fondly recalls his ...
  


Pak skips OIC meet in protest against invite to India’s Sushma
DE-ESCALATION? READ THE SCRIPT
01.03.19 - PT Bureau

Russia, Israel come into play

IN THE ONGOING war between India and Pakistan, some being fought via air strikes and mortar shelling and the rest in the domain of diplomacy, New Delhi can claim another victory, courtesy its clout with the UAE.

In protest against the invite ...
  


What’s the US doing in India-Pak spat? Precious little, and that’s worrying!
PILOT’S BACK, WHITE HOUSE IS MISSING IN ACTION
28.02.19 - S Pal

WHILE PEOPLE IN India and Pakistan are breathlessly keeping pace with developments between the two countries, from air strikes to counter strikes to downed planes and captured pilot and his return, serious students of geo-strategic affairs are worried about the drivers of global affairs missing ...
  


Top Pakistan newspaper targets own country on Pulwama
24.02.19 - PT Bureau

WHILE INDIAN TELEVISION channels have practically waged a war against Pakistan, and shrill anchors are setting new normals of what can be uttered on television, Punjab Today brings to you this Editorial by Pakistan's leading English language daily, Dawn, published on February 23, 2019. It ...
  



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