By Tushar Ranjan Mohanty The Islamic State (IS, also Daesh) on June 8, 2017, claimed the killing of two Chinese nationals who had been abducted from the Jinnah Town area of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, in the afternoon of May 24, 2017. Amaq, the IS propaganda agency, declared, “Islamic State fighters killed two […]Read More “Native Baloch population would be out numbered by 2048”
By Anurag Tripathi In its continuing attempt to reverse the trend of deepening peace in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), Islamabad has, since the beginning of 2013, intensified its onslaught on the border, repeatedly violating the Cease Fire Agreement (CFA) signed in November 2003. The ‘intrusion’ into Shala Bhata village along the […]Read More Pakistani Malfeasance in Kashmir
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 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 A K Verma Many hold the view that the year 1971 was the most glorious year of the republic. One saw a focused government in operation, with a well thought out planning, adjusting admirably to the unfolding of events during the year and crafting out a visionary goal with a sure instinct. As the […]Read More When the Indian Political Leadership Stood Tall!
By Ajit Kumar Singh While the higher echelons of power in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) were consumed by a political debate over the partial removal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some areas of the State, a more significant development has taken place which could have dramatic bearing on the residual militancy in the […]Read More Dismantle Hawala Networks to End Terrorism in Kashmir
By Bhaskar Roy The in-camera briefing (Oct/18) given by Pakistan’s army Chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani at the GHQ, to Standing Parliamentary Committees of both houses of the National Parliament, was anything but in-camera. It was a rare occasion, perhaps a first time, when members of the paramilitary forces were invited to GHQ for a […]Read More Pakistan And Its Stated Apprehensions!
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 Paul Beersmans a. The general feeling is that militancy and the presence of terrorist organisations went down and is under control. Nevertheless, a hard-core group is still there and if felt necessary ‘new blood’ can be inducted. There are many trained, brainwashed militants waiting on the other side of the LoC to cross to […]Read More “Pakistan has NO Legal Stand in J&K”
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!