By Sanchita Bhattacharya Intolerance and hate are crippling the education system in Pakistan as schools are increasingly targeted by terrorist violence, and corruption and political inconsistency deprive the educational infrastructure of much-needed resources, leaving a new generation with diminishing options to secure their own future. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on April 6, 2012, noted […]Read More Pakistan’s Educational System Corrupted by Extremist Ideologies and Intent
By Ajit Kumar Singh Despite further consolidation in the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), a range of irritants continues to throw up challenges for the administration. The Union Ministry of Defence, in its latest Annual Report (2011-12), thus noted: The security situation in J&K has been stable in 2011 with an overall reduction […]Read More Kashmir continues to be “unpredictable and dynamic”
By Tushar Ranjan Mohanty At least 16 persons, including women and children, were killed and another 35 were injured in a suicide attack near the residence of tribal elder Shafiq Mengal, son of former acting Chief Minister and Federal Minister Naseer Mengal, on Arbab Karam Khan Road in Quetta, the Provincial capital of Balochistan, on December 30, […]Read More Pakistan’s duplicity in Balochistan
By Ambreen Agha On October 2, 2011, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said that his administration was ready to hold negotiations with all militant groups, including Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Maulvi Faqir Muhammad, TTP’s ‘Deputy Commander’ and ‘Commander-in-Chief’ for its Bajaur Chapter in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), spoke to the media on phone on […]Read More Pakistani Collusion with Islamist Terrorist Formations
By Dr. Ajai Sahni On September 7, 2011, a reception area outside gate No. 5 of the Delhi High Court was targeted by a terrorist bombing, which killed 13 and injured some 89 persons. This incident comes, not as is widely being projected in the media and political discourse, as a reminder of India’s extraordinary […]Read More War-On-Terror :: India continues to Fail, Comprehensively!