Friday, 21 January, 2022

Topic: Kashmir

We will neutralise every single militant in Kashmir, Indian or foreign — Ram Madhav

The BJP’s pointsman for Kashmir made it clear that the Modi government is different and will not talk for the sake of talks ThePrint Team

Kashmir’s Broken Cycle of Talks

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. RAMA LAKSHMI

To go after Modi or not? Congress struggles with new doubt

A section in Congress believes that attacking PM Modi has not helped the party- and it needs to change its communication strategy.

A wake-up call at home

Much of the pre-2014 peace in our hotspots is diminished. Kashmir is the boil, Northeast anarchic.

Old game, new rules

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.

Siachen – the prize and its price

Despite another tragedy, it's neither possible nor wise to make sectoral settlements with Pakistan unless it's a part of a larger normalisation.

‘Haider’ in the time of hashtag nationalism

Vishal Bhardwaj broke new ground with 'Haider' as it was maybe first time mainstream cinema creatively locked horns with Kashmir's internal conflict & explored the 'other' side.

Hype and hyphen

Pakistan wants to rehyphenate US policy in the neighbourhood. Why we must not let ourselves down.

To Kashmir, via the world

No nation backs Pakistan’s dream of changing the region's cartography. Implicit in that is the world’s acceptance of India’s sovereignty over Kashmir, at least what lies on our side of LoC.

Azaadi to autonomy

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.

On Camera


Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.