United Front

United Front

Contrary to myths and perceptions trotted out by vested interests, support for keeping Article 35 A and not abrogating it is emerging from all regions and quarters of Jammu and Kashmir. This debunks a certain narrative which claims that resistance to scrapping of the said Article is only restricted to Kashmir. Support for maintaining Article […]

Supreme Irony!

Supreme Irony!

The “mainstream” political spectrum in Kashmir has, historically and contemporarily, been keen and eager to please and ingratiate New Delhi. This has been thematic cutting across political dispensations and administrations. Often times, “mainstream” politicians have looked to Delhi as their core constituency. Whether it be the National Conference(NC) or the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), both, […]

On Modi and his Goli, Gali Statement: Action(s) Undercut Words

On Modi and his Goli, Gali Statement: Action(s) Undercut Words

The Prime Minister of India, in a statement, on India’s Independence day, asserted “ neither bullets(Goli) nor abuse(s)(Gali) will solve the Kashmir issue. Love will”. These sweet sounding words lend themselves to the suggestion that India is on a course correction and review toward Kashmir and Pakistan. And that diplomacy complemented by dialogue would be […]

Geelani giving cover to PDP again: NC

Geelani giving cover to PDP again: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Thursday accused Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani of having reached an arrangement with the PDP-BJP government to divert public opinion from the Article 35-A issue “by issuing vituperative and misleading statements against National Conference’. In a statement issued here, National Conference said that “ex-MLA” Geelani should introspect and “stop selling […]

Joint resistance slams CM, Omar

Joint resistance slams CM, Omar

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Wednesday reacted to remarks made by chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and former CM Omar Abdullah. Mehbooba said on Tuesday that ‘pluralism was vanishing from Kashmir while it was vibrant in Jammu’, Omar had said ‘Hurriyat has no business to comment on Article 35A’. Ridiculing CM for her “biased and […]

Scrapping Article 35A would be violation of Geneva Conventions

Scrapping Article 35A would be violation of Geneva Conventions

Srinagar: The territory of J&K by virtue of being an internationally recognised dispute between India and Pakistan comes under the Geneva Conventions and the Hague Regulations of 1907, of which India is a signatory along with 195 other nation states. Any move to alter the demographic character of this disputed region would violate international laws […]

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