Calling for a political dialogue has become the default option for politicians and pundits every time the security situation in the Valley worsens. The optics of talks looks intended to be a healing touch in itself and ends up becoming a tactic to buy time.
Indian and Pakistan have both followed a consistent policy of talk-talk, fight-fight since the Kashmir insurgency began in 1989. By invoking Balochistan and northern areas, Modi has changed it to 'you mess with our soft underbelly, we will mess with your most vulnerable region.
If India wishes to unravel the complexities of Kashmir, constitutional autonomy is a pretty good starting point. The debate so far was dominated by people who never cared to understand the basic issues.