Newspaper Headlines: India Counters Pak On Kashmir At UN, And Other Big Stories

Updated: September 11, 2019 11:38 IST

Most newspapers today morning carried the India, Pakistan showdown at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva as the main story. Also, on the front page of most papers was the Archbishop of Canterbury who mourned the tragedy on his visit to Amritsar on Tuesday

Indian Express
India's rebuttal to Pakistan on Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva was the big story in the Indian Express today. As Pakistan sought probe in Jammu and Kashmir, India said that fabricated narrative from "epicenter of global terrorism" was being used to politicize the UN forum. Also, on the front page was a photo of the Archbishop of Canterbury Reverend Justin Welby lying face down at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial in Amritsar, as he mourned the tragedy. More
Asian Age
The Asian Age also carried India's response to Pakistan at the UN rights body while quoting a foreign ministry official saying that Pakistan "tramples on minorities at will but cries victim when it actually is the perpetrator". The other big story was on the government ad in Srinagar papers where it assured that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will not be forced to sell their land after its special status was revoked. More
The Telegraph
The main story on The Telegraph was of the Archbishop of Canterbury prostrating himself at the the Jallianwala Bagh memorial. The story, headlined with Archbishop Justin Welby's words, "Very Sorry", was accompanied with a photo of the event. The second lead in the Telegraph was on the reported death of a Kashmiri in Srinagar. The story, headlined "Who's Lying," quoted police officials in Jammu and Kashmir, in contrast to reports by the Telegraph as well as foreign media. More
The Times Of India
India at the UN said that Jammu and Kashmir is an internal issues and that it won't accept any interference, The Times of India reported. The showdown between India and Pakistan at the UN also featured the Pak foreign minister referring to Jammu and Kashmir as Indian state, seen by many as an acknowledgment of the Indian position. The next big story in the Times was a report on the Gujarat slashing the Centre's traffic fines by up to 90%. The decision by the state was taken on "compassionate and humanitarian" grounds. More
Hindustan Times
India and Pakistan squared off in Geneva on Kashmir, the Hindustan Times reported. Also, the paper reported that restrictions were re-imposed in parts of the Kashmir on Muharram. The other big story on the front page was on the TDS rules which the government may not apply to certain sectors.

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