(By Editorial Dawn) SPEAKING at the UN General Assembly session on Friday was a Nawaz Sharif different to the one who had earned much flak from the hawks in Pakistan for his India vision of a few years ago. He was then an opposition leader who wanted to present himself as a moderate Pakistani politician. […]
Srinagar, (Editorial): This family in the north Kashmir town of Sopore has been waiting for justice for the past thirty-nine years. On February 15, 1975, one of its members was subjected to extra-judicial execution. The then government had ordered a probe, but the findings have not been made public till date. Hectic political activity was […]
The Nation: On the basis of partition plan, the Jammu and Kashmir was to be part of Pakistan. The global conspiracy proved to be a hindrance. The prejudice of Radcliffe Award, aggressive ambitions of Congress, anti-Muslim stance of Hari Singh and wrong thinking of Kashmiri leaders of the time all contributed to the crisis. Even […]
(Ed) The army’s decision to close the investigation against its personnel accused of killing five civilians in the Pathribal fake encounter case in 2000 comes as no surprise. That is one of the incident’s many tragedies.
(Editorial) Kashmiris make full use of every opportunity they get to express their hatred against India and passion and love for Pakistan. This extreme end of two opposite emotions is being witnessed every year in the month of August when Pakistan and India celebrate their respective Independence Days. Kashmiris on both sides of the Line […]
(Editorial) Symbolism plays an important role in any liberation movement in the world. At the public level, it depicts the true feelings of an oppressed nation against the occupying state. The people of Jammu and Kashmir never accepted India’s illegal occupation on their homeland and they have been carrying on their indigenous struggle to get […]
(Editorial) January 20: On January 21, 1990, scores of peaceful protestors were gunned down by a joint party of the Jammuand Kashmir Police and the CRPF near GawKadalin central Srinagar. The more that 10,000-strong procession was on its way to Chotta Bazaar where the CRPF had molested some women during Kashmir’s first search operation.
EDITORIAL | JAN 14 | Addressing a press conference in Delhi on Monday, Army chief General Bikram Singh expressed clearly how the Army reckons situation in Jammu and Kashmir regarding security and stability. The chief’s statements about special powers act (AFSPA) that it will not be tampered with and that army forces need to stay […]
Editorial | Jan 13:India is all set to enact another drama of farcical elections in occupied Kashmir next year. The exercise is nothing but a nefarious attempt to hoodwink the international community about the present situation of the territory and the Kashmir dispute. It is a fact that such sham polls are held to run […]