India on Saturday hiked basic customs duty on all goods imported from Pakistan to 200 per cent in the wake of Pulwama terror attack. “The decision comes into force with immediate effect,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.

Taking on Pakistan for orchestrating terrorist attack on CRPF troops in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Saturday said India will act against Pakistan in every sphere and will give a befitting reply to those behind the heinous act.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale summoned him at his office in New Delhi and conveyed that Pakistan must take immediate and verifiable action against the terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad

Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi have cancelled their upcoming trip to Pakistan, following the Pulwama terror attack that killed over 40 CRPF personnel on Thursday

In the wake of Pulwama terror attack, the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria has been called to Delhi for consultations, said sources.

Late on Thursday night, Pakistan issued a statement to condemn the attack like all other world leaders and said that the terror attack is a matter of grave concern.

"We are committed to democracy. The 70 per cent voter turnout in the recently held Panchayat elections is a victory for the people and the state administration."

Pakistan’s skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has been suspended for four matches over his racist comments against South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo, the International Cricket Council said on Sunday.

Pakistan cricket team skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has found himself in the centre of a major controversy after he caught sledging on the stump mic during the ODI match against South Africa in Durban on Tuesday.

Earlier in the day, Sidhu wrote letters to Prime Ministers of both India and Pakistan, suggesting measures to be taken up by the two countries "to preserve the sanctity of Kartarpur Sahib and Dera Baba Nanak Gurudwara Sahib."