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Our Kashmiriyat was pro-poor and anti-landlord: Article 370 enabled Kashmir to give land to the tiller. Today, that freedom is gone
Many promises were made to Kashmir, including Nehru's on a referendum and the freedom Article 370 gave to liberate Muslim peasants from landlords. That Kashmiri freedom is choked now.
With domestic critics, anti-national elements and a highly critical West, India will have a tough time defining the J&K narrative
The external and internal dimensions of the revocation of Article 370 need to be analyzed in order to claim the J&K narrative.
| 3-minute read
After the arbitrary move to abrogate Article 370, the govt has arrested Kashmiri leaders like Shah Faesal and placed choking restrictions on the Valley. Kashmir is an open-air prison now.
| 3-minute read
CDS will give single-point advice to the govt: He will also help the three forces in effectively preparing for war
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken up the recommendations of many experts and announced the appointment of a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). The move is a huge positive.
There is a reason why the younger generations do not identify with Gandhian principles of freedom.
We want to return home with full safety now. It's high time Kashmir's real problem is tackled.
There is silence. There are concerns. There's happiness. There's no one word to describe the mood of Jammu.
High time for a CDS: The creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) was realised after the Kargil War
PM Modi has announced the Indian armed forces will be headed by a chief of defence staff (CDS), who will integrate all three forces. This will be a game-changer.
Why I am a Harappan Indian, not a Vedic patriot: Here’s what's so wrong with the Vedic brand of patriotism
Patriotism cannot be found in humiliating our own people’s diverse productivity, and promoting a culture of consumption by some, toiling by others, who get only abuse in return.
| 6-minute read