The Kashmir Crisis: Who Is To Blame?

The political instability in Kashmir dates back to the days of the Partition where India and Pakistan fiercely laid claim to the state. As of now, Pakistan controls 30% of the region, India controls 60% of the area and the remaining 10% of the state has been occupied by China.
Dal lake Kashmir

Kashmir, The Heaven, The Leaks, The Atrocities

2005 Briefing cable of ICRC on Wikileaks indicates that Government of India condones or overlooks these tortures which have been going on. While some of law enforcement officers have questioned the credibility of report and while others have completely denied it, but even if there is 1% truth in this report then that it is a shame for our nation, for us as its people and for the ever so proud Indian Army and the other law enforcement agencies.

Kashmir: Autonomy or Secession?

Violence & killings has, in the recent times, become a daily fixture in the Valley. We see teenagers getting killed in firing by the CRPF personnel, and counter violence by the common Kashmiris -- who is provoked or not -- is a debatable topic. This was not supposed to happen when the erstwhile Raja Hari Singh agreed to amalgamate the territory with India.

The Kashmir Conflict: Will They Lose Us?

Kashmir is on the boil, and there seems to be no end to it. What started off as a mass protest against the alleged killings of two teenagers has now spiraled into an uncontrollable flame that has claimed over a dozen civilian lives in the last few weeks. The separatist factions have only added fuel to this fire.

The Indo-Pak Story: Counting Down Conflicts

Nick Robins in his book ‘The Corporation that changed the World’ mentions “Independence of course was a necessary starting point, for release but one that needed to be supplemented by further action to deal with the bitter lessons of empire”.

The Punch And Judy Show

The joint press conference in Islamabad last night baffled hawks and doves alike. What began as a cordial and forward-looking exchange ended in an acrimonious Punch-and-Judy show. While TV anchors grappled with the fast degenerating atmosphere in Islamabad, the army reported a major ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch, the timing and location of which was evidently suggestive.