Islamabad, Aug. 25 -- Pakistan President Arif Alvi has said India is playing with fire by revoking the special autonomy of Kashmir and the same fire will burn its secular fabric.

In an interview to Canadian-American media outlet Vice News on Saturday, the president said the Indian government was "living in a fool's paradise" if it felt that it could improve the situation in Kashmir by revoking Articles 370 and 35-A of its constitution.

India, in fact, encouraged terrorism through the constitutional changes in Kashmir for which Pakistan was not responsible, he said.

When asked whether Pakistan was disappointed that no statement had been issued after the first United Nations Security Council meeting on Kashmir in decades, Alvi said a lot ...