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Inaugural Edition

A Kashmir Bachao Andolan Publication

May 2002

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In The Groove    B Raman

Editorial

Straight Face Romeet Watt

To The Point Bashir Manzar

And Them           S N Gilani

Fundamentals    Praveen Swami

InsideTrack       Romeet Watt

Firing Line          B Raman

PersonalJournal G N Fai

Special Report   

May Edition


A b o u t  U s

F e e d b a c k

D i s c l a i m er

C o p y r i g h t

I N  T H E  G R O O V E

E D I T O R I A L

Musharraf's Speech: An Anti-climax   

B Raman 


Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf's televised speech  of May 27, 2002, came as an anti-climax, belying the expectations of many analysts that he would address more sincerely than in his speech of January 12, 2002, the concerns of the Government and the people of India relating to the use of terrorism by Pakistan's military-intelligence establishment .......More >>>>

Pakistan: In a Corner  

The Kashmir Telegraph says..... 


Since the inception of over decade-long militancy in Kashmir, aided and abetted by Pakistan, it has been for the first time that there has been an unequivocal and overwhelming support for India  in the International community against the growing menace of Islamic fundamentalism in particular and cross-border terrorism in general. The International community  .......More >>>>


S T R A I G H T  F A C E

T O  T H E  P O I N T

A N D  T H E M

Pakistan: The Stark Realities

Romeet Watt 


During the American Revolution, when the work of the courts was disrupted, a public-spirited citizen called Charles Lynch took charge of law and order as an unofficial Justice of Peace in Bedford County, Virginia. General Musharraf, .......More >>>>

Hurriyat's no to dialogue sans logic

Bashir Manzar


If the just concluded Kashmir visit of Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee had any silver lining for the hapless Kashmiris, it was his invitation to All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) for dialogue. Economic packages may have some  .......More >>>>

Kashmir - War Mongers & Apostles of Peace

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani


Sovereign states India and Pakistan have charter obligations to peace and security. Peace is a prelude to any script of progress and development in these two countries. India and Pakistan have subscribed to maintain international relations .......More >>>>


 F U N D A M E N T A L S

I N S I D E  T R A C K

J & K after 9 /11 

Praveen Swami 


The wrong questions are being asked about events to come in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The wrong answers are starting to form the core of official received wisdom. Of themselves, the questions circulating in New Delhi  ......More >>>>

Constituencies-in-exile   

Romeet Watt 


Kashmiri Pundits (KPs), fundamental constituent of glorious heritage and legacy of Kashmir find themselves at cross-roads in their 12th year of exile; more than 8000 families still languish in refugee camps without ......More >>>>


F I R I N G  L I N E 

P E R S O N A L J O U R N A L

S P E C I A L   R E P O R T

Jammu (Kaluchak) & After

B Raman 


Thirty-two persons, many of them innocent civilians, including 11 children, were killed in a savage suicide attack by a group of three terrorists at Kaluchak near Jammu on May 14,2002. A hitherto unknown terrorist organisation calling itself Al Mansooreen and the Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen have claimed respon .......More >>>>

Prof. Lone: An Obituary

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai


Prof. A G Lone has been a commanding figure in Kashmiri politics for decades. His consistent advocacy of Kashmiri freedom, and his personal sacrifices, had earned him the respect of all factions of the Kashmiri resistance movement. His sparkling career features elected service in the Jammu and Kashmir  ......More >>>>

Rights Violation in P O K

Special Report


The displaced people of Kashmir are suffering from the brutal suppression of  Pakistani security forces: Terrorism of fundamentalist militant outfits, constant torture of local police and unspeakable horrors in the hands of ISI. International rights grou  ......More >>>>


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