Going by Home Minister Amit Shah’s speech, the gloves have finally come off and the money trail in J&K will be followed to dismantle the terror industry that has been flourishing for decades in the valley.
Amit Shah, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Kashmir: How the Home Minister interprets the former Prime Minister's 'Kashmir Doctrine'
Both views of J&K quote 'Insaniyat, Jamhooriyat, Kashmiriyat'. But there are also very significant differences between the two views.
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Saving Citizen Zaira: The young actor has made a dangerous choice, which shows how alienated Kashmiri Muslims today feel
Talented Kashmiri youth like Zaira Wasim are feeling alienated in a hostile, polarised atmosphere. Certain forces are exploiting the situation. This is the time for liberal India to speak up.
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What's really biting Kashmir: Separatists have softened their stand with Modi 2.0. But the problem is deeper
Home Minister Amit Shah has made the Modi 2.0 govt's tough stand on Kashmir amply clear. This extends to dealings with Pakistan as well. But the Valley faces a whole new threat.
No talks with separatists. No soft touch for established political parties. No rush for Assembly elections. Kashmir is seeing a tough new approach from the Centre. What results will this yield?
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Talk About What? India should not waste a second with the Hurriyat, Pakistan's poisonous spent force
If Delhi talks to anyone, it must be to Kashmir's elected representatives and other stakeholders, not waste time on the perfidious and pointless Hurriyat, which has only harmed India's interests.
The Valley’s domination within the state has been a bone of contention. Home Minister Amit Shah could zero in on it.
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Waheed-ur-Rehman Para: 'BJP is ruining democracy in Kashmir. It's now backing Sajad Lone. Congress was far better'
Waheed-ur-Rehman Para is youth president and spokesperson of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking with Rohit E David, Para discussed Imran Khan, Narendra Modi and Sajad Lone.
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