By Arun Jaitley The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah has recently suggested that the provisions of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 could be made inapplicable to some parts of the State of Jammu and Kashmir. This has triggered a controversy since the security forces and the Ministry of Defense have […]Read More Why AFSPA should continue in Jammu and Kashmir?
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!