Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: Kashmir

Security personnel in Kashmir (representational picture)

Separatists call 3-day strike in Kashmir over killing of 7 civilians

Seven civilians were killed when security forces opened fire on protesters near an encounter site in Pulwama district.

Army veteran Ata Hasnain’s remedy for Kashmir: Deploy 5,000 ‘information warriors’

Lt Gen. Syed Ata Hasnain says India has ‘poorest’ information outreach, but that’s what it needs to do in Kashmir, even in the part occupied by Pakistan.
Representational image of the Pakistani army | Commons

When a JNU professor grilled Pakistan Army on why it was not fighting India-centric terror

Indian professor Happymon Jacob got an opportunity to visit Pakistan's army headquarters where he questioned Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Bilal Akbar on terrorism.
A screenshot of the pictures circulating on Twitter

Images of Kashmiri woman hit by husband turned into fake news about Indian Army excesses

Photos of Pashto singer Neelam Gul, who was allegedly thrashed by her husband in August, are being circulated on Twitter with an incorrect caption. 
Representational image of a woman teaching Kashmiri language |

Govt removes Kashmiri from language portal after Kashmiri Pandits object

Kashmiri Pandits claim the version of language put out is based on the script widely used by Muslims in the Valley.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks at the ground breaking ceremony in Kartarpur | Facebook

Mindset has changed, says Pakistan PM Imran Khan as he offers peace talks over Kashmir

Imran Khan said Islamabad was willing to wait for India's general election to be done for a gesture from New Delhi.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks at the ground breaking ceremony in Kartarpur | Facebook

Pakistan eager to mend ties despite mixed signals from India

Pakistan PM Imran Khan raises Kashmir dispute at Kartarpur Sahib ceremony, his foreign minister says 'outstanding issue, isn't it?'
Imran Khan

Imran Khan says Pakistan govt and military are on same page, want to mend ties with India

Pakistan PM Imran Khan said that the ‘only problem’ Pakistan has with India is over the Kashmir dispute.
Arun Jaitley

Let 2019 be Modi, son of lesser known parents, vs he who is known only for his parentage

Aspirational India judges parties & leaders very harshly. It doesn’t accept whoever is imposed. This was more than adequately proved in 2014.
An injured civilian being taken for treatment in Srinagar on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018

Kashmir records its bloodiest week this year

Security establishment believes higher number of militant killings in Kashmir indicates an improving situation, but experts say circle of violence is worrying.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...