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Sixth Edition

A Kashmir Bachao Andolan Publication

Oct 2002

I N S I D E


Spotlight 

Romeet K WATT

 

Editorial     

K T says....

 

SpecialReport   

Staff Reporter

 

InsideTrack    

Praveen Swami

 

Periscope           

B Raman

 

Table Talk         

Romeet K WATT

 

Ground Zero

Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed

 

Black & White

Romeet K WATT

 

Statecraft

T V R Shenoy

 

FactsnFigure     

Staff Reporter

 

 


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Are temples at Kashi & Mathura next..?   

Romeet K WATT


Two men believed to be associates of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) stuck terror inside the Akshardham temple for about 12 hours - Killing 36 and injuring over 70 in an attack that has taken place, seven months after the Godra train trgedy - 60 Hindu pilgrims including many women and children on board the Sabarmati .......More >>>>

Kashmir: Pakistan's grand delusion

The Kashmir TELEGRAPH says........


Two credible opinion polls conducted recently on Kashmir not only collaborate but the indictment for Pakistan is damning. MORI, top British pollster and the Asian Age - A C Nielsen opinion polls have confirmed the obvious - 60% want to vote in the on-going electioneering process; an overwhelming 90% state that violence is no .......More >>>>


S P E C I A L  R E P O R T

 I N S I D E   T R A C K

P E R I S C O P E

JK: Who said what........?

Staff Reporter


"I reaffirm to the minister ..... we spoke to the Pakistanis about not interfering in any way with these elections..... we have reaffirmed to the minister we would do everything possible to stop cross-border infiltration, and to remind them of the commitment they have made not only to the United States .......More >>>>

Elections: Macabre score..

Praveen Swami


Cynics contend that all politicians' want to make a quick buck. If that's true, those contesting the ongoing J&K elections might do well to consider that there are easier and safer ways of making a living. What journalists wryly call the 'scoreboard' - the register of fatalities in terrorist violence - has ......More >>>>

US Intelligence failure

B Raman


Immediately after 9/11, it was apparent to those with some experience of intelligence and security management that the intelligence and physical security agencies of the US had let themselves be caught napping by Al Qaeda and that there has been major failures in collection, analysis .......More >>>>


T A B L E  T A L K

G R O U N D   Z E R O

Kashmir dairy: Truth, love and malice

Romeet K WATT


Kashmir has been pertinently described as a 'quarter per cent conflict not long ago by a political analyst on Kashmir affairs; accounting for one quarter of one per cent of combined territory, economy and population of India and Pakistan. And still it looms large on our minds ......More >>>>

The terror targets Christians

Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed


On September 25, 2002, gunmen entered the offices of the Institute for Peace and Justice, a Pakistani Christian charity located in the country's biggest city, Karachi. Victims were tied up in chairs with their hands behind their back, their mouths taped, before, being shot point-blank in the head, ......More >>>>


 IN BLACK & WHITE

S T A T E C R A F T

FACTS N FIGURES

J&K: 1947 - AK47

Romeet K WATT


This is a delineation of all the important events in the history of Kashmir that have led up to the current situation. In 1846,
Gulab Singh purchases Kashmir from the East India Company for Rs 75,00,000 (US$ 1,79,000) under the Treaty of Amritsar of 16 March 1846, and the
.......More >>>>

Kashmir: Winds of change

T V R Shenoy


The votes have not been counted. Many have not even been cast. But it seems safe to say that the ballot has got the better of the bullet in Jammu and Kashmir. With a reported voting percentage of 44 per cent, which may seem a bit of an exaggeration, but it comes as no surprise to any......More >>>>

JK Elections: 1967- 1996
Staff Reporter


We bring you exclusively the result of Elections to the J & K State Legislative Assembly, 1967-1996. The political history of the place has been turbulent with charges and counter charges of rigging. The only elections which are widely believed to be clean are the 1977 elections ......More >>>>


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