Prime Minister Khan-led government and Finance Minister Umar in particular have faced mounting criticism from opposition parties, members of the business community, and citizens over the handling of the economic crisis.
The two girls, Raveena (13) and Reena (15), and their spouses petitioned the Islamabad High Court on March 25 against alleged harassment by police after their father and brother alleged that the girls were forced into changing their religion, and then married to Muslim men.
The Sikh diaspora, all over the world has taken on the challenge to plant a million tree across India, Malaysia, Pakistan, US, UK, and many other countries, to celebrate the 550th birthday of Baba Guru Nanak, who founded Sikhism.
From BMC's proposal to convert at least 10 old BEST buses into mobile loos to an Arunachal lawmaker accused of casting a voodoo spell on voters, read this and much more in this week's The Subcontinental Menu.
In The Subcontinental Menu this week, the story of a 20-year-old former Buddhist monk who is now the biggest star in the community to why that cow urine may be a reason for global warming, among many other interesting snippets.
From 'forest forensics' in MP to catch sandalwood and teak smugglers to why Chinese supremacists don’t want monasteries to teach Tibetan to young Tibetans during their school holidays, read this and much more in The Subcontinental Menu.
In India, the Hindu right wing is hounding writer Ramachandra Guha calling him anti-national. In Pakistan, people are objecting to the Supreme Court decision that freed a poor Christian woman who was jailed for many years on the false charge of defaming Islam.