Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicKashmir issue

Topic: Kashmir issue

Pakistan to Russia, a man trusted by Vajpayee & Manmohan Singh — remembering Satinder K Lambah

One of India’s most loved diplomats, Lambah passed away after a long battle with cancer Thursday. He'll be remembered for helping nearly pull off a pathbreaking agreement with Pakistan on Kashmir.

Russia ‘state agency’ film equates Kashmir with Palestine, Moscow goes into damage-control

News agency Redfish Media released trailer of ‘Kashmir: Palestine in Making’ on Twitter last week. Twitter has labelled it 'Russia state-affiliated media'. 

Want peace, but enabling environment must come from India, says Pakistan NSA Moeed Yusuf

In interview to Indian Express, Yusuf also says 'Kashmir remains an integral issue to Pakistan', there has been a 'qualitative change' in region after India scrapped Article 370.

Pakistan launches National Security Policy, says ‘peaceful resolution of Kashmir’ issue at core

Pakistan PM Imran Khan launched 62-page-long 'public' version of NSP, while 'main' version will remain classified and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

New book by Army ex-chief Gen. Vij offers ‘complete picture’, way forward on Jammu & Kashmir

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘The Kashmir Conundrum: The Quest for Peace in a Troubled Land’ by General N.C. Vij will be released on 28 December on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

Pakistan FM Qureshi writes another letter to top UN officials highlighting Kashmir issue

Shah Mahmood Qureshi in his latest letter urged the UNSC to call upon India to reverse its actions, including those initiated on and after 5 August, 2019.

India should ‘reverse’ its wrong actions in Kashmir to start dialogue, says Pakistan NSA

Moeed Yusuf was referring to the removal of J&K's special status in August 2019, which India has always maintained that the issue pertaining to Article 370 was an 'internal matter'.

Covid offers India-Pakistan a chance to fight common enemy, bury hostility over Kashmir

The magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic allows India and Pakistan to gracefully alter their rigid attitude and sell the idea of an agreement to their emotional citizens.

Trump-Imran bonhomie, Kashmir mediation offer prompted Modi govt’s 5 Aug move: US report

The report was prepared by Congressional Research Service, which is tasked with providing non-partisan analysis to US Congress members.

Pakistanis have nothing to celebrate on Kashmir Solidarity Day except discounts on clothes

The real winner of the Kashmir Solidarity Day is the common Pakistani who sees this day for what it is. A holiday in the middle of the week.

On Camera

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.