Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Implications of Appointment of Kashmir Interlocutor
The government in New Delhi has appointed former Intelligence Bureau chief, Dineshwar Sharma, as points-person for Jammu & Kashmir. This comes after persistent demands from various quarters for a sustained dialogue with all stakeholders to find a political resolution of the Kashmir problem. The mainstream has welcomed the move but others remain sceptical..Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Will Withdraw Complaints Against First-Time Stone-Pelters: Mehbooba Mufti
Date: 23 November 2017
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today announced withdrawal of cases against youths involved in stone-pelting for the first time. The decision has been taken considering the suggestion of the Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma. Ms Mufti said this confidence building measure reaffirms the central government's commitment to creating an atmosphere for sustained dialogue. 'It gives me immense satisfaction to restart the process of withdrawing FIRs against first-time offenders involved in stone pelting.'
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Four Point Formula a certain way forward to resolve Kashmir issue
Srinagar November 8: TEHREEK-E-INSAAF PRESIDENT Mohammed Adil Hussain alongwith a delegation have met with the appointed interlocutor Mr Dineshwar Sharma. Interaction took place in a very cordial atmosphere . HUSSAIN put forward the Party stand with regard to the Political lssue of Kashmir that the JK state is a disputed territory and kashmir issue is an internationally accepted issue which is lingering in UNO and should be resolved according to the resolutions of UNSC.
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