New Delhi needs to review its policy on Kashmir. At least with regard to the revival of smart policing — something that can save human lives — and also prevent the police from issuing statements, which seemingly abuse the idea of democracy.
Beyond the festivities linked to the abrogation of the special status, there lies an evolving story in Jammu and Kashmir that raises concerns on national security and public alienation.
After the abrogation of Article 370, L-G Manoj Sinha’s appointment seems to be the first move that may bring back smiles on the faces of people from the Valley who crave good governance.
For the last few months, New Delhi is testing Kashmir’s troubled waters through new mentors who have little or no idea of the ground situation in the restive region.
After 30 years of romance, Pakistan seems to have dumped both Hizbul and Hurriyat alike.
Niyanta Pandita, the daughter of Ajay Pandita, should be an inspiration for a new India, an India where displaced Kashmiri Pandits can return to their homeland.
Who else but PM Modi could have so effectively convinced the nation to stay home, stay safe?