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India’s juvenile volte face

  0 comments   |     by P K Balachandran

It was the “political survival instinct” of the rapidly weakening BJP which made the Indian government suddenly call off the foreign ministers-level talks with Pakistan which were to be held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York next week. India’s foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart S M Qur

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Muslims left out of the India growth story, study shows

  0 comments   |     by Nikita Kwatra

In Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir, the Muslim community has considerably higher mobility than in the rest of India. AP Photo One of the most important ways to determine levels of inequality in a country is to look at differences in people’s access to opportunities. India seems to have performed poorly on that score,

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The UN Report on Kashmir: Reassuring Development

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) has issued its “Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir.” The report contains graphic documentation of human rights violations being committed by the Indian military and paramilitary forces in Indian Occupied Kashmir. This is a significant step towards greater international recognitio

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UK parliamentary body recognises 'Indian atrocities'

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A report compiled by a UK parliamentary body has recognised "the massive human rights violations and atrocities" committed by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir", DawnNewsTV reported on Monday. The comprehensive report, prepared by the UK Parliament's All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group (APPKG), has highlighted "the draconian laws", including the Armed F

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Kashmir: No-go Zone For Foreign Journalists?

  0 comments   |     by Z.G.Muhammad

The storyof contemporary Kashmir would have remained under wraps, marked as “classified,” “top secret” nev

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India not yet ready to confront truth on Kashmir - UN human rights report on Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Jawed Naqvi

INDIA’s summary rejection of the UN human rights report on Kashmir has predictably found allies in the opposition parties, chiefly the Congress. This is partly because the Congress party is crammed with nationalists who are difficult to differentiate from the ruling Bharatiya Jana

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India and its colonial and antidemocratic ways in Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

This is an opportunity to explore a vexing but significant topic in the field of human rights: the Right of Self-determination. The right of self-determination has been celebrated for ages. It is a basic principle of the United Nation Charter which has been reaffirmed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and applied countless times to the settlement of inte

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Three Civilians Including A Teenage Girl Killed In Kashmir

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Three civilians including a teenage girl were killed allegedly in government forces action during clashes in Redwani ar

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Kashmir and Palestine Kashmiri anger in the Srinagar valley

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Kashmiri anger in the Srinagar valley is spinning out of control. The pompous arrogance in Delhi – by politicians, generals and media alike on Kashmir – bizarrely resembles Tel Aviv’s propaganda against the Palestinians. A desperate and despicable gesture by a beleaguered military unit (tying up a Kashmiri man in front of an army jeep as a hum

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Ten people were killed in Kashmir over the weekend, including a professor-turned-militant

  0 comments   |     by Vidhi Doshi

Ten people were killed in Kashmir over the weekend, including a professor-turned-militant by Vidhi Doshi NEW DELHI — Mohammad Rafi Bhat, a sociology professor at the University of Kashmir, left the school at around 3:30 p.m. Friday, telling his students he was starting a new job. By Sund

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