Owaisi urges 3 years jail for those who call Indian Muslims 'Pakistani' Current Affairs 

Owaisi urges 3 years jail term for those who call Indian Muslims ‘Pakistani’

New Delhi: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi, has urged the government to bring a law to punish any person who calls an Indian Muslim “a Pakistani” with a three-year jail term. Speaking in Parliament, Owaisi said, “Bring a law that if any Muslim is called Pakistani, the person making such remarks will face a three-year jail term.” But added that his demand will not be heard and the BJP-led government will not bring such a bill. The AIMIM leader, who was taking part in the debate in the…

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Pakistan Law Minister resigns; Islamabad stand-off ends Current Affairs 

Pakistan Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns; Islamabad stand-off ends

Islamabad: Pakistan’s federal law Minister Zahid Hamid has resigned following the demand made by thousands of anti-blasphemy protesters, state broadcaster said on Monday. The protesters had staged sit-in in the capital for about three weeks demanding removal of Mr. Hamid for changes in a law related to the Khatm-e-Nabuwwat (finality of Prohpethood) oath in the Elections Act 2017. They alleged the action undermined Islamic beliefs and linked it to blasphemy. “On the assurance of the Chief of Army Staff, we are calling off the sit-in,” Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR)…

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