Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Implications of Appointment of Kashmir Interlocutor
The government in New Delhi has appointed former Intelligence Bureau chief, Dineshwar Sharma, as points-person for Jammu & Kashmir. This comes after persistent demands from various quarters for a sustained dialogue with all stakeholders to find a political resolution of the Kashmir problem. The mainstream has welcomed the move but others remain sceptical..Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Naveed's Escape:Jail Staff, Doctors On NIA Radar
Date: 20 February 2018
The NIA, which has been asked to probe the escape of LeT commander Mohammed Naveed Jhatt from a SMHS hospital here, will investigate conspiracy angles, including how he got 'favourable orders' from doctors and jail authorities, officials said here. Senior home ministry officials said that on the Centre's advice, the state has already shifted 25 militants, of which 16 are Pakistanis, to various jails outside the Kashmir Valley since the escape of 22-year-old Jhatt, a Pakistani national who infiltrated into the valley in 2014.
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Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front-JKLF- condemns killing of civilians across the ceasefire Line
London, 5 February 2018: The JKLF has strongly condemned the ongoing firing and shelling across the ceasefire line between the Indian and Pakistani forces in Jammu Kashmir, and violent suppression of political dissent by Indian forces in Indian held part of the forcibly divided country.
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