The Statesman (India)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - India has rubbished Pakistan’s claim of Jadhav being a ‘terrorist’, asserting that the Indian national was abducted by Pakistani agencies from Iran where he was running a business.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Following global pressure, Pakistan had on July 3 booked Hafiz Saeed and his 12 accomplices for ‘terrorism financing’ in 23 cases.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - In a word, lakhs have been affected in east and north-eastern India. And the relief effort must match the enormity of the crisis.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Jobs ~ the most urgent problem facing the nation ~ also got much less focus than it deserved in the budget.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Only a knowledge empowered woman can demand ownership of lands and set right such circumstances as obtaining in Uttar Pradesh, where women own under 18 per cent of the agricultural land.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Clearly, the technology that drives the Metro has failed.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - In the wider canvas, the legislature has emitted a signal for peace instead of war, however much it is favoured in Mr Trump’s scheme of things.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The Prime Minister has given a stirring call for not only ensuring development but winning the confidence of all sections of the community.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Pakistan earlier in the day lifted the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use a majority of the country’s airspace since the Balakot air strikes in February.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Civil society representatives from the two countries held a ‘Track II’ dialogue in Islamabad at which delegates from both sides called for improving cross-border connectivity and trade and people-to-people exchange.