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'OIC has no locus standi to comment on J&K, misused by Pakistan': India at UNHRC

The statement comes almost a week after India rejected Pakistan minister Shireen Mazari's criticism of the human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
File photo of Pawankumar Badhe, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of India to UN.(ANI)
File photo of Pawankumar Badhe, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of India to UN.(ANI)
Published on Mar 02, 2021 04:25 PM IST
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Pakistan asks India to allow neutral international observers to visit J-K

Envoys from several countries, including member states of the European Union and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) visited Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday and Thursday to assess the ground situation in view of the efforts made to restore normalcy by strengthening democratically-elected local bodies.
Chaudhri said that India should allow UN observers, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission, and the international media to visit Kashmir. (AFP)
Chaudhri said that India should allow UN observers, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission, and the international media to visit Kashmir. (AFP)
Published on Feb 19, 2021 06:11 AM IST
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Pakistan-Saudi Arabia tiff widens? As Islamabad returns loan, questions rise

Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had criticised Saudi Arabia for not convening a meeting of the OIC on the Kashmir issue. The remarks drew criticism at home.
Pakistan hasn’t had its way with Saudi Arabia that has been reluctant to convene meeting of OIC at Imran Khan’s instance to discuss Kashmir issue(AFP)
Pakistan hasn’t had its way with Saudi Arabia that has been reluctant to convene meeting of OIC at Imran Khan’s instance to discuss Kashmir issue(AFP)
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 04:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

‘Secularism, harmony not political fashion but passion for us’: Minister Naqvi on OIC statement

Naqvi also urged people to observe Ramzan, which begins this week, inside their homes to avoid the spread of coronavirus disease Covid-19.
Naqvi said the constitutional, social and religious rights of all the citizens, including those of minorities, is India’s constitutional and moral guarantee.(PTI File Photo)
Naqvi said the constitutional, social and religious rights of all the citizens, including those of minorities, is India’s constitutional and moral guarantee.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2020 03:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

‘Inaccurate, selective and misleading’: India chides OIC for Delhi riots comments

Kumar was responding to the OIC statement alleging the violence was targeted against Muslims lives, mosques and Muslim-owned properties.
MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar responded to the comments made by OIC over Delhi riots.(ANI / Twitter)
MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar responded to the comments made by OIC over Delhi riots.(ANI / Twitter)
Updated on Feb 27, 2020 06:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Pakistan PM Imran Khan face social media storm for allegedly disrespecting Saudi king

A widely circulated video showed Pakistan PM Imran Khan walking towards the Saudi king but he appeared to be speaking directly to the royal’s translator rather than addressing him directly.
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (C) of Saudi Arabia welcoming Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (L) at the opening session of a summit of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, June 1, 2019.(AFP)
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (C) of Saudi Arabia welcoming Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (L) at the opening session of a summit of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, June 1, 2019.(AFP)
Published on Jun 04, 2019 09:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad

India slams OIC for appointing Jammu and Kashmir envoy at Makkah summit

The development came almost two months after former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj represented India for the first time at a meeting of OIC foreign ministers in Abu Dhabi in March.
Days after the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) appointed a special envoy for Jammu and Kashmir, India on Monday said the grouping had “no locus standi” in matters related to the state .(OIC/Twitter)
Days after the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) appointed a special envoy for Jammu and Kashmir, India on Monday said the grouping had “no locus standi” in matters related to the state .(OIC/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 03, 2019 11:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

OIC provides India with a platform to engage with the Muslim world

It could shore up New Delhi’s interests in areas ranging from energy security to counter-terrorism cooperation at a time when the world order is in a flux.
Empty Pakistani chair at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as Guest of Honour Sushma Swaraj gives her speech in Abu Dhabi on Friday.(ANI)
Empty Pakistani chair at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as Guest of Honour Sushma Swaraj gives her speech in Abu Dhabi on Friday.(ANI)
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 07:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

‘J-K integral part of India, matter strictly internal’: India on OIC resolution on Kashmir

The United Arab Emirates, the current chair of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, said on Saturday that it looked forward to the grouping strengthening its relations with India.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj addressed the inaugural session of the meeting on Friday as a guest of honour and made a thinly veiled attack on Pakistan-backed terrorism(PTI)
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj addressed the inaugural session of the meeting on Friday as a guest of honour and made a thinly veiled attack on Pakistan-backed terrorism(PTI)
Updated on Mar 03, 2019 09:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

At OIC meet, Sushma Swaraj quotes Rig Veda, Quran to denounce terror

Sushma Swaraj cited verses from Quran and Rig Veda, and quoted Guru Nanak Dev at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meet to denounce terror and their supporters.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the inaugural plenary session of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Abu Dhabi on Friday.(Photo: Twitter/@MEAIndia)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressing the inaugural plenary session of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Abu Dhabi on Friday.(Photo: Twitter/@MEAIndia)
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 09:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Abu Dhabi | By HT Correspondent

Highlights | Reach of terror growing, says Sushma at OIC meet amid Pak boycott

Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj addressed the inaugural plenary session at the OIC meeting in Abu Dhabi on March 1 as the guest of honour.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at OIC meeting in Abu Dhabi, Friday March 1, 2019.(Photo Credit: Twitter @MEAIndia)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at OIC meeting in Abu Dhabi, Friday March 1, 2019.(Photo Credit: Twitter @MEAIndia)
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 11:55 PM IST
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Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi drops out of OIC meet where Sushma Swaraj is guest of honour

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj is expected to raise the issue of terror when she represents India for the first time at the meeting of foreign ministers in Abu Dhabi today.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi .(AFP)
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi .(AFP)
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 01:56 PM IST
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Pakistan raising Kashmir issue at OIC ‘unwarranted’: India

Pakistan raked up the Kashmir issue at the OIC Contact Group meeting held Wednesday on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.
External affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.(AP File Photo)
External affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2018 06:32 PM IST
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