The abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution has further complicated the situation in Kashmir.
His reaction came after the Indian government earlier in the day decided to revoke Article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir and split the state into two Union Territories: Jammu and Kashmir with an Assembly and Ladakh without one.
Three sensitive issues on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushed controversial laws through Parliament are caught in messy situations. The issues are farm sector reforms, citizenship norms and status of Jammu and Kashmir.
The decision comes at a time of high tension between the two nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.
At a gleaming new metro station on the edge of Shenzhen, the local government is promoting “carbon coins” to commuters to earn and trade for shopping vouchers and travel cards in a push to get households to join China’s fight against climate change.
After years of travelling abroad for work, I found myself grounded last year, brought home to Southern California not out of nostalgia but out of necessity.
The UAE is continuing its humanitarian aid drive to support the Palestinian people, as 10 Emirates Red Crescent trucks crossed into Gaza carrying food aid.