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Views from Srinagar. Manoj Joshi. THE ongoing civil war in Syria, the atrocities committed by all the sides, the alleged chemical weapons attack and the Western attacks in response, are a marker of how the United Nations is steadily becoming irrelevant in carrying out its main task, that of providing peace ...
SEOUL, South Korea: President Donald Trump has given his “blessing” for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War at their summit next ... Nationwide protests have been held in the past week over the gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state.

"It is our sincere belief that the route to peaceful resolution of Pak-India disputes -- including the core issue of Kashmir -- runs through comprehensive and ... "Our enemies know, that they cannot beat us fair and square and have thus subjected us to a cruel, evil and protracted hybrid war," he said, without ...
Kashmir war has entered a decisive phase, we are in control: Nirmal Singh ... Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh has criticised separatists for maintaining silence over killing of innocent people by unknown gunmen. He also ... “We have entered into a decisive phase in this war.
Bollywood movies portrayal of Kashmir has always been about manufactured binaries of a "bad Kashmiri Muslim terrorist" and a "good Indian army officer", with some love story overpowering the brutal conflict. But India will not be held accountable for its war crimes, because firstly, the treaties are not legally ...
The meeting took place in the Indian Prime Minister's Office in Islamabad, according to sources. According to those close to the talks, New Delhi said the issue of cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir was raised by the Indian envoy during the meeting. The diplomats also mentioned the three ...

On January 10, Asifa Bano, an eight year old Muslim girl from the Bakerwal community was abducted from Rasana village in Jammu and Kashmir. It was later found that she had been drugged, tortured and raped while in captivity before being murdered. The crime was followed by a destruction of evidence ...
Train services to south Kashmir have also been suspended. The war of words between India and Pakistan is just one facet of the current stream of tensions between the two nations. Both nuclear-armed countries have consistently engaged in conflict along their contested border known as the Line of ...
Now the US president has appointed John Bolton as his national security adviser and one analyst has already said "Donald Trump may have just effectively declared war on Iran." ...
The KIIR executive director said, “India has blatantly committed a lot of war crimes during all the years of its illegal occupation of the Kashmir region,” he underlined. On the other hand, KIIR Director Programmes Altaf Hussain Wani gave a detailed account of human rights violations in IOK. “There is very little ...
The famous war slogan of world war 1 was “Over There”, with a Soldier pointing the enemy territories, Modi has also raised a war slogan “Over There” pointing towards all the rivers passing through India held Kashmir. Indian has declared a water war and is using water as a weapon for its surgical strikes on ...
Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as per an excerpt from her science advisor Ashok Parthasarathi new book wanted to recapture Pakistan occupied Kashmir after the 1971 war. Gandhi sought advice from her cabinet of important ministers and advisers after the Pakistani army had surrendered and ...
He said that was the first instance of a planned ethnic genocide after World War II. He added that since then, a part of Jammu and Kashmir has been illegally occupied and the Kashmiris have been denied their just right to self-determination guaranteed to them under the United Nations Security Council's ...
New book claims Indira Gandhi wanted to recapture Pak-occupied Kashmir after 1971 war ... Gandhi's science adviser, claims that she was seriously considering using the momentum of India's 1971 victory to recapture Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and the Northern Areas of Gilgit, Skardu and Baltistan.
It isn't easy to photograph wars and conflict areas. Running with your camera, jostling through throngs, taking the risk of getting shot or blown up, just for that one photograph is a feat! It is something that very few people are capable of doing. This article celebrates some of the most prominent ...
They were taken to police station Ram Munshibagh from where War was shifted to Srinagar Central Jail,” a spokesman of the PPP, in a statement today, said. ... Jammu Kashmir People's Political Party (PPP) has condemned the “continuous detention” of its chairman Er Hilal War in Srinagar Central Jail.
In just the first three months of this year, 13 civilians have been shot dead by Indian forces, almost all of them in South Kashmir. The southern districts of Shopian and Pulwama have become the frontline of India's war on Kashmiris, with large-scale repression in these areas. Indian forces regularly set up ...

The aftermath of the 1965 war with Pakistan saw a surprisingly alert and resilient Indian intelligence network in J&K smash the remnants of the Pakistan-sponsored covert cells after the 1965 war. Unfortunately, neither did this extinguish the embers of Kashmiri separatism, nor did it wean Sheikh Abdullah ...
Chibber and one of his generals, Major General Tripat Singh, put together a book titled 'Soldier's Role in Jammu and Kashmir' that was issued to all ... J&K plunged into a cycle of insurgency, separatism and terrorism followed by a still ongoing and protracted proxy war unleashed by Pakistan, read Part-II.
Srinagar, March 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested in Srinagar a delegation of the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. The delegation led by Hilal Ahmed War was on its way to Shopian to express solidarity with the families of the civilians who were recently martyred by Indian troops.
As the relationship between the United States and Pakistan turns sour again, an impact on the India-Pakistan relationship looks inevitable, with implications for the Kashmir dispute eventually. But Tony Dalton, co-author of Not War, Not Peace: Motivating Pakistan to Prevent Cross-Border Terrorism, told The ...
In an exclusive interview with India Today, the National Conference (NC) MP said that despite repeated failures in attaining peace in the violence-torn state, dialogue is the only way to move forward. "We have had four wars with Pakistan. Is a fifth war another way to move forward?" he asked. "We can't stop ...
It was a Bakarwal man who alerted Indian forces in 1965 against Pakistan's Operation Gibralter, which was planned to snatch the Kashmir valley from India. This failed operation led to a war between India and Pakistan. Mohammad Din Jagir ran into Pakistani soldiers on the border who asked for his help to ...
Terrorism, ceasefire violations, and Kashmir are only some of the outstanding issues between them. Among the numerous other ... Given the presence of nuclear weapons in South Asia, a conflict between India and Pakistan has the potential to cross the threshold to become a nuclear war. Numerous arms ...
PAKISTAN shot down an Indian “spy drone” in the Kashmir region along the contested border known as the Line of Control (LoC) that has been a critical source of tensions between the two South Asian nations, it has emerged. By Joseph Carey. PUBLISHED: 06:09, Wed, Mar 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 13:13, Wed, Mar 7, 2018 ...
Meanwhile, many worshipers at the Jamia Masjid expressed deep anger over the frequent curbs being imposed by the government on Fridays and barring them from offering the prayers at the “Kashmir's spiritual centre.” “Today we are here after three Fridays. Why is this Masjid being targeted every now ...
The last two weeks in Kashmir have been dominated by episode and apprehension, event and context. Understanding both is ... The event at hand is the killing, once again, of three young Kashmiri men by the security forces. ... As they discuss Kashmir, the dominant theme is no talks except war talk.
The petition signed by them has pronounced that “if current tension at the borders is allowed to prolong, it will jeopardise the stability of the region and might escalate into an all-out war”. Signatories include several senior political leaders, poets, authors, journalists, civil society activists, former civil servants, ...
The "war" in Kashmir is against a corrupted ideology. This failed and crudely twisted ideology is known as terror. Fascism and crime, the two crutches of the Indian mobocracy, indirectly support this ideology. People in India often talk of this dualism of Bharat - rural and dull, and India - urban and shining.
He said that despite repeated failures in attaining peace in the violence-torn state, dialogue is the only way to move forward. Abdullah also said that it is not necessary that PM Narendra Modi should himself initiate dialogue. Abdullah also said that anything the Kashmiris say is considered anti-national and ...
In the first 36 days of 2018, ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir had already touched 241, leaving nine Indian soldiers dead. Last year, there were 881 ceasefire violations by Pakistan – near double of the 449 in 2016 – resulting in ...
Photos of grieving women and old men hugging the casket soldier killed on the Jammu and Kashmir border skirmish are appearing on the front pages of newspapers almost every day. Dressed in battle fatigues and bullet proof jackets, Indian army jawans and personnel of the Border Security Forces are ...
He went on: “War is never a solution to anything. The only solution is dialogue. “Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) part which is with Pakistan belongs to the neighbouring country and this side to India. “If the Indian government wants peace it will have to talk to Pakistan and conclude that an autonomy be ...
This remark made by Napoleon Bonaparte is quite right in the context of India-Pakistan wars. Both the countries since partition defend their respective versions of past and continue to do so until today. Numerous accounts have been written on Kashmir war of 1947-48, however there is an important and ...
... NIA arrested seven of them — Aftab Hilali Shah alias Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar Khandey, Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate, Nayeem Khan, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Bashir Ahmad Bhat alias Peer Saifullah — on charges of criminal conspiracy and waging war against India.
People in Jammu and Kashmir are tired of militancy as they have realised that it cannot give them what they want, the army chief, general Bipin Rawat, said on Wednesday. ... The army chief said that terror cannot be accepted as a new form of war and urged the global community to tackle it head on.
No danger of war with India, no cases against Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan: Pak PM. By reader on ... “I don't think there is a danger of war, at least from our side, it isn't there. Pakistan has ... Abbasi also said there has been no change in Pakistan's stance that Kashmir remains the “core issue” with India. “On our ...
London: World Kashmir Freedom Movement (WKFM), a London based organization has accused that the Indian government is attempting to stop Kashmiris living in London from lobbying for the cause of Kashmir and exposing 'Indian war crimes'. WKFM, lead by its President Muzzammil Ayyub Thakur, in a ...
Whatever is happening in Pakistan, Afghanistan and in the other parts of South Asia is known to us all, but Mr Geelani sees it in a different way, he might feel that Pakistan will provide a genuine moral support to Kashmir through arms support or train the local insurgents to wage war against India but these ...
The conflict took place along the LoC in the district of Poonch, in Jammu and Kashmir. The Times of India also reported that the Pakistan army issued a statement saying that four soldiers were killed in the Kotli sector in the Jandrot, an area close to the LoC. The Indian army also announced that it had killed ...
India, he said, had failed and frustrated during brutal 27 years of aggressive military adventurism and state terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and now it was trying to find its refugee in such audacious and poisonous remarks. Instead of acting as war-lord, he should acknowledge gravity of situation in ...
Shopian, Indian-administered Kashmir - As he walks through the ruins of his home, Abdul Ahad Bhat keeps returning to his cow. He sidesteps the rubble .... Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a senior police official accepted that thefts happen and defended it by calling it 'war booty'. "These people are ...
Jammu: A day after Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu claimed to have presented his “most significant” budget, National Conference legislator Devender Singh Rana said in the state assembly that Drabu juggles with words and has written “a new tale of fiction”. “Romanticism seems to appeal to Haseeb ...
Ganderbal: Residents of three villages of central Kashmir's Ganderbal Tuesday ... Ghulam Mohammad War, a protestor told Kashmir Reader.
Known for its war-time exposure in Afghanistan, the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM), considered “dead on the Kashmir front” since its split in 1999, ...
At Line of Control in Kargil, winter war begins ... Kangan, a township on the other side of Zojila pass in Kashmir valley, is Bano's winter home.
'We have completely failed to show the truth in Kashmir': 2017 Rafto Prize winner ... it as a non-international armed conflict, thereby depriving people the ... The main aim of JKCCS has been to document the war crimes ...
The bone of contention has always been the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. At the time of partition, the predominantly Muslim state was ...
Militancy in Kashmir took on another complicating dimension on July ... al-Qaeda and IS, Musa responded by describing “Kashmir's war” as “an ...
Interestingly, no obituary mentioned about Schaffer's Kashmir ... War that had seen a paradigm shift in Washington's Kashmir policy.


 

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