KARACHI: Inquiries … revealed that the overall situation in the Indian Dominion arising out of widespread lawlessness, particularly the recent events in Delhi, continues to cause grave anxiety… .

The Pakistan Government claim that although feelings are running high among their nationals in their own territory, they have been able to maintain far better control over forces of disorder than in the other Dominion. A spokesman close to Government sources in Karachi said today [Sept 22] that while the anxiety of the Indian Dominion Prime Minister to suppress lawlessness was recognised, his efforts did not appear to have as yet produced the expected result. — Correspondent

[It was also reported that] “The question of recovering abducted women was raised in the course of the discussions at Lahore between the Prime Ministers of Pakistan and India … ” says a communique issued by the Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Pakistan. “It is well-known that a large number of women have been abducted. Some have already been rescued but a very considerable number still remain [unaccounted for]. It was suggested that organised steps be taken with the co-operation of the East and West Punjab Governments and their police and military for the recovery of such women… .”

Published in Dawn, September 23rd, 2022

Opinion

Editorial

The whole truth
28 Sep, 2022

The whole truth

THE war on truth has never been more relentless than it is today. Authoritarianism is on the rise and purveyors of...
Real-world trolls
Updated 28 Sep, 2022

Real-world trolls

It's reprehensible how PTI supporters now seem convinced that politicians from opposing camps aren't entitled to basic dignity.
Islamabad wildlife
28 Sep, 2022

Islamabad wildlife

PRESERVING biodiversity is low on the list of priorities of both state and society. However, successful attempts at...
Noon leaks
Updated 27 Sep, 2022

Noon leaks

PMO audio leaks are a national security emergency that ought to be investigated at the highest level.
Cipher probe offer
27 Sep, 2022

Cipher probe offer

CONSIDERING the toxic political polarisation in the country, former prime minister Imran Khan’s suggestion that ...
Delaying Doha plans
27 Sep, 2022

Delaying Doha plans

WHEN Doha announced its intention to spend $3bn in different commercial and investment sectors of Pakistan around a...