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UN Chief Slams Killings in India-Held Kashmir, Calls for India-Pak Dialogue

  0 comments   |     by APP on 29, August 2016

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the ongoing killings in India-held Kashmir as security forces there try to stamp out weeks of anti-government protests by Kashmiri civilians, and urged India and Pakistan to settle Kashmir and other issues through dialogue. "I stand ready to offer my good offices, should it be requested by both sides, to facilitate dialogue i

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Kashmir: why talk to India?

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 26, August 2016

FOLLOWING the extensive discussions at the recent Pakistan envoys’ conference, Pakistan proposed a ‘separate’ dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir to India. As expected, India promptly interposed preconditions for the talks, even more onerous than in the past. Pakistan’s counter — that the talks would be strictly on the basis of the UN resolutions on Kashmir &mdas

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Human Rights Violations in Held Kashmir not Internal Indian Matter: OIC

  0 comments   |     by Syed Sammer Abbas on 24, August 2016

ISLAMABAD: Human rights violations in India-held Kashmir are not an internal matter of the Indian state, said Iyad Amin Madani, secretary-general of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The head of the world's largest bloc of Muslim countries has expressed concern over human rights violations in India-held Kashmir, which has seen weeks of deadly clashes between M

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Kashmir: Siege Without End! - Kashmir First, in Greater Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Mohammad Ashraf on 19, August 2016

Last Sunday when I logged into the Facebook, it came up with my memory of the year 2010. It was an article titled “The Stubborn Delhi” which I had written for my column, Kashmir First, in Greater Kashmir. Somehow the software in the Facebook seemed to have very good intelligence as the article was very much relevant t

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US REFUSES TO BACK MODI ON KASHMIR

  0 comments   |     by Anwar Iqbal on 17, August 2016

US refuses to back Modi’s claims Anwar Iqbal WASHINGTON: The United States continues to view the Kashmir issue as a dispute that needs to be settled by both India and Pakistan, says the US State Department, while distanci

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A Season of Loss in Kashmir - Why is it that the deaths in Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Wajahat Habibullah | Via The Hindu on 17, August 2016

For days after the killing of Burhan Wani, every TV channel rang with acrimonious debate. Wani was described by India as a terrorist and by Pakistan as a martyr. The media resounded to argument and indignation. The number of dead and injured continued to rise relentlessly. Among the ea

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Kashmiris observe Indian Independence Day as Black day

  0 comments   |     by S A Gardezi on 16, August 2016

Kashmiris observe Indian Independence Day as black day By Syed Abbad Gardezi

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Questioning The Urban, Mainstream Perception Of Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Suraj Kumar Thube on 16, August 2016

The Kashmir unrest refuses to show any signs of decline. Innocent Kashmiris are getting caught unawares to the incessant sprinkling of pellets toward them. The hyper patriot news channels look all but certain to mobilize people to attack the numero uno rogue State of South Asia. And in response, the equally genuflecting audience f

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Modi Says “Shoot”! But Whom? Narendra Modi’s high octane poll campaign

  0 comments   |     by Samar on 15, August 2016

Narendra Modi’s high octane poll campaign was littered with the promise of Development, with a capital D. Big business, in India and abroad, had bought his promise too. And now, after a little more than 2 years old premiership, the developments under his watch have rattled most of them. The ‘developments’ were not the “development” they were looking for. Further, t

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Kashmir: An Impasse In Collective Conscience in kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Suraj Kumar Thube on 28, July 2016

One more uprising in the Kashmir valley, one more scenario where people suddenly realize the gravity of the issue is here. The political ferment is ubiquitous, the ham handed approach of the State is self evident and the multiple local stakeholders have found themselves in a state of profound chaos and bewilderment. The lack of a genuine platform for a robust, feasible discussion and debate is

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