Do people witness stone-throwing as one witnesses a football game or a roadside show, when firing is likely at any moment?
Are our assumptions that the Valley is on the boil correct?
Funds for sustaining terrorism and mob violence in the Valley emanate primarily from Pakistan.
Naeem Khan's suspension and news of rules being bent to aid the veteran separatist's kin have cost the latter's reputation.
Exploiting the weak economic condition of the Valley, they have ensured the common Kashmiri views India with suspicion and this has continued for decades.
The rift needs to be blown up, adding confusion even in the minds of the youth.
Any hard approach, implying application of force, as a means of last resort is exactly what Pakistan desires.
The Valley has once again been left utterly disillusioned by their politics.
Figures reveal that the state loses around Rs 130 crore everyday during any strike or curfew.
It is time Rajnath Singh graduated from stating the obvious when it comes to Kashmir.