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
UN Chief Asks India, Pak To Resolve Issues Through Talks
Date: 24 January 2018
UN chief Antonio Guterres has asked India and Pakistan to address their outstanding issues through talks amidst heightened tensions along the border. The UN Secretary-General's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that in principle good offices of the UN chief are always available for mediation, but everyone needs to agree on involving the world body. Asked about escalating tensions between India and Pakistan due to ongoing skirmishes and firing along the border, Dujarric said,
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Statement by Diplomatic Bureau of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front-JKLF
Meeting of the JKLF’s Diplomatic Bureau took place at its international secretariat in London. A brief statement of some of the decisions taken, was issued here today, in which the participants strongly affirmed, and reiterated that the JKLF leadership, will not compromise on the unfettered, and inalienable right to self-determination of 20 million people, across both sides of the ceasefire line.
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