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Revisiting past: The politics of ‘Ramadan ceasefires’

Revisiting past: The politics of ‘Ramadan ceasefires’

  The recent halt in operations announced by the Delhi has garnered widespread scepticism with both politicians and political experts terming the announcement as ‘futile.’ Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had suggested a Vajpayee type Ramadhan unilateral ceasefire like the one of 2000. It was accepted by the Centre but with conditions. Far from her claim, is […]

Kashmir’s competing political narratives

Kashmir’s competing political narratives

  Of late the J&K dispute has been reduced to a specific narrative.  A ‘nominal choice’ of opting for an independent state is being pushed by many quarters. A visible attempt is being made to highlight that option, and there is a deliberate and conscious effort to hide or completely ignore a vast constituency within J&K […]