In a fierce defence of the government’s actions in Jammu & Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said those criticising the decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution were “promoting terrorism”.
Mr. Modi’s comments came during his address, along with U.S. President Donald Trump, at a rally of over 50,000 Indian-Americans at the NRG stadium in Houston. Both leaders announced a joint front on several key issues, but articulated an entirely new script on cooperation on terrorism.
Attack on Pakistan
In a scarcely veiled attack on Pakistan, Mr. Modi said the “whole world knows where the threads from the 9/11 terror attacks to the 26/11 Mumbai lead”.
“It is time to fight a decisive battle against terrorism and all those who promote terrorism,” he added, asking the crowd to give Mr. Trump a standing ovation for his commitment to fighting terrorism. Read More