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
Indo-Pak Border Clashes Continue
Date: 23 January 2018
Cross-border shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) continued on Monday in Jammu region, a Border Security Force (BSF) officer claimed. He said the Pakistani troops fired and lobbed mortars at Indian posts in three sectors of Jammu and Rajouri districts overnight. Seven civilians, three army soldiers and two BSF personnel have so far been killed in the border clashes in the region. Over 60 civilians have also received injuries. The war-like situation has forced the closure of schools along the LoC and the border.
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Statement by Diplomatic Bureau of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front-JKLF
Meeting of the JKLF’s Diplomatic Bureau took place at its international secretariat in London. A brief statement of some of the decisions taken, was issued here today, in which the participants strongly affirmed, and reiterated that the JKLF leadership, will not compromise on the unfettered, and inalienable right to self-determination of 20 million people, across both sides of the ceasefire line.
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