Saturday , April 29 2017


Kashmir, not Baluchistan needs attention

By Shujaat Bukhari In 2002 Jammu and Kashmir was trying to wriggle out from the violence that had overtaken it for over a decade. People wanted to breathe in a relatively non-violent atmosphere. Political discontent was at the core of the problem. National Conference government headed by Farooq Abdullah had …

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The National Minorities Day: a mere formality?

By Kaleem Dean The National Minorities’ Day is being observed on August 11 in Pakistan to reiterate determination to secure fundamental rights of minorities of Pakistan. In 2009, 11th August was designated as the minorities’ day by the then PPP government. The efforts of Shahbaz Bhatti, the Christian minister of …

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Kashmir: Myths and Ground Reality

By Muhammad Rafique Ganaie 10 myths upon which Indian policy relies upon to handle Kashmir dispute versus ground reality which is neither preplanned nor mapped. India applied hard power fallowed by soft power Vis-à-vis blend of multi level strategies resulted to stretch her rule in her controlled  territory up to …

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