Archive for June, 2010

Jawaharlal, do you want Kashmir, …?

Jawaharlal, do you want Kashmir, or do you want to give it away? Excerpted from Kashmir 1947, Rival Versions of History, by Prem Shankar Jha. - Editor Sam Manekshaw, the first field marshal in the Indian army, was at the ringside of events when Independent India was being formed. Then a colonel, he

April 2010 Issue

Feb 1:  Four cops were arrested for allowing terrorists to use their mobiles. Two fake terrorists were arrested in Reasi. A Pak national was arrested in Pargwal sector. P.Chidambaram said that bilateral talks with Pak are likely this month. A dozen new ultras have reportedly reached Doda district.

Omar’s Rehabilitation Policy

FIRMING UP INSURGENCY & SEPARATISM By Yoginder Kandhari April 2010 Omar Abdullah, the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, has announced that his government intends to bring back ‘misguided’ Kashmiri youth who have crossed over to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) and Pakistan, obviously

Kashmiri Pandits – the Victims of Denial

By Mahesh Kaul  April 2010 A lot of hue and cry  was raised by the  J&K government by creating the so called Apex Committee to oversee the return and rehabilitation of the Kashmiri Hindus to their original habitat Kashmir.  The atmosphere was ripe with the speculation of permutations and

Transcending the Rootedness

Continuing place discourse By Dileep Kumar Kaul April 2010 The importance of a  place varies from person to person. Some individuals seem more likely to develop place attachment but we still cannot classify “place people” as a distinct personality type. But all Kashmiri Pandits have some sor

Offensive Orientation

By Bharat Verma May 2010 For the benefit of our readers we are publishing the editorial of Indian Defence Review Journal of April-June 2010 edition. This editorial is written by Sh. Bharat Verma.                                                     

May 2010 Issue

Mar 29:             Two OGWs of terrorists were arrested in Shahdra Sharief, Rajouri and 4 kg IED fitted pressure cooker was recover on their disclosure. A BSF jawan was injured in a landmine explosive in Poonch. A youth escaped from the captivity of terrorists in Kalakote. A man was h

‘Indian state vacillating on issue of National Security”-PK

KS Correspondent May 2010 JAMMU, May 4: Expressing concern over the vacillations of Government of India on critical issues of vital import for national security, Panun Kashmir has asked the GoI to take the nation into confidence about the purpose and object of its engagement with Pakistan. The org

The need for a Lalla Ded Lexicon

By Prof. M.L. Koul Part I - May 2010 'To do philosophy is to explore one's own temperament, yet at the same time to attempt to discover the truth'--Iris Murdok The very core of Lalla Ded is philosophical and that is why she captures our imagination and tugs at our heart-strings. Her vaakhs are so

Continuing place discourse – Place Identity and Slogans

By Dileep Kumar Kaul May 2010 Conversation gives us an identity. In the process of conversation the idea working in the background is who I am and to whom I am talking. Then come ideas and their communication. Conversation, like all other human activities has a context of place, where the human di

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