Two militants and an army man have been killed in an ongoing encounter between government forces and militants in Marhama Sangam village of Bijbehara belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday
9 years Kashmir boy Zidane Hamid makes Guinness World Record. Zidane Hamid belongs to Rawlakot Pakistan administrated Jammu Kashmir. He arranged all the elements of the periodic table in a short time of 5 minutes and 41 seconds.
Kashmir is a powder keg, a nuclear flashpoint in South Asia. This dispute has consumed more than 5 lakh lives only from 1947. Kashmir which is having 5000-year-old history was an independent country till it lost its sovereignty at the hands of Mughals on 1585 A.D.
Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind commander Zakir Musa has been killed in a gunfight with Indian army in Daddsara village of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
We must not allow any of the above to happen. We have a lot of strategic and human interests in (J&K) and the country as a whole and we must protect both these.
“Kashmir is a situation in which anything can happen at any time. It’s like a pressure cooker. More and more young people are joining militancy”.
He believed people of Azad Kashmir and people of Gilgit Baltistan were deliberately kept apart by the policy makers of Pakistan. This segregation and policy of divide and rule resulted in misunderstandings and lacked sense of belonging.
‘Operation Gibraltar’ is a major event in the history of Pakistan and Kashmir. Whatever it’s intent and purpose, it had a far-reaching effect on the history of India, Pakistan and Kashmir. It changed the course of history in the Sub – Continent.
In order to have a realistic and pragmatic view on the present struggle in Kashmir, it is important to understand the legal position of Kashmir at the time of the Partition of India.
Eventually, Jinnah, Mountbatten and Nehru unanimously agreed that Rulers of the Princely States should decide future of their states, by taking geographical position and composition of their subjects into consideration.
“However, Imran Khan must do more about Kashmir. We have to resolve that issue. We have to save the Kashmiri people, and we must involve them in the peace process. Nobody in the Indian subcontinent has suffered or struggled more than Kashmiris.
This agreement is known as Karachi Agreement, the agreement remain hidden till 1992 when High Court of AJK was hearing a petition on Gilgit Baltistan and court nullify the Karachi Agreement but latter AJK’s supreme court restored it in its pure form.
AGREEMENT BETWEEN MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CEASE FIRE LINE IN THE STATE OF JAMMU KASHMIR
An ‘independent state’ is a rising phenomenon in either side of Jammu and Kashmir which gradually evolved as a result of the impasse on the Kashmir dispute, generally known as ‘Third Option’. Several politicians are the advocates of ‘third option’ popular names among those are Maqbool Butt, Amanullah Khan, Shabbir Ahmed Shah and Yasin Malik.
The labourers of this factory were paid daily wages of 41/2annas per head which was perceptibly too scarce, especially in view of the escalating of cost of living and the huge profit it grossed.
“I feel the only way is through dialogue and political settlement of the Kashmir issue not through military means,” Imran stressed.
The people of that area were oppressed and subjected to worst treatment. Feudalism, landlordism, moneylenders, everything was there. And there was repression from the British government and Maharaja as well. We were in school those days, and this ill treatment did not let us to be mute spectators. We started resistance against this oppression when our age was just around 15 years.
Frankly, I don’t think both countries will. Even Pakistan, which keeps talking about freedom for J&K, is basically hostile to the idea. After all, Islamabad is only a few miles from the border of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, and if J&K becomes independent, Pakistan would find the international border too close to its capital.
“India is suffering from the arrogance of power and has tried its best to muzzle our voice, but has utterly failed to do so, and the Indian might can never deter us from our much-cherished goal of right to self-determination,”
The term Kashmiriat or Kashmiriyat has come to signify centuries-old indigenous secularism of Kashmir which has been expended and crumple many times in History. According to some sources of history, Kashmir was a great state in the past, and it has been extended to Ghazni and Gujrat.
People also stayed away from the election process at several areas in lower belt of Rafiabad including Ferozpora, Drusu, Saidpora, Parraypora recorded zero Percent votes. In Hajjin area of Bandipora, only 61 votes were polled out of 8171
Jammu and Kashmir have recorded over 46 per cent turnout in Jammu and Baramulla constituencies, where voting is underway in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections,
“these baseless thunders may lure the majority vote bank and Saffron brigade may once again succeed to befool its people, but an issue like Kashmir need a pragmatic and statesmanlike dealing which at least in Delhi rulers is hard to find.”
BJP in its Manifesto says: We are committed to abrogation of Article 370 and annulling Article 35A of the Constitution of India as the provision is discriminatory against non-permanent residents and women of Jammu & Kashmir. 35A is obstacle in the development.
“In the given circumstances Er. Rashid seems to be the best choice among the candidates for Baramulla Parliamentary Constituency.
My vote is for him. ,” Faisal said in a Facebook post.
“In the first quarter of 2019, at least 18 cases of destruction of civilian properties were reported in Jammu and Kashmir. Out of the 18 cases, 15 are residential houses and 3 are cowsheds,” report added.
Hari Singh was more than a Hindu king who ruled over a Muslim majority state. He rose above the communal stereotyping and stood by his words, ‘Justice is my religion’.
Under Article 370 Shaikh Abdullah tried to protect the “State Subject Rule 1927” in which some basic rights of the citizens of the state of Jammu Kashmir were protected including.
“Narendra Modi’s government at the Centre is responsible for creating an environment which forces the youth of the state to join militancy,” Azad said at an election rally here.
“As the center has imposed the ban on Jamaat and JKLF, we’ll try to revoke the ban if we are voted to power. It is up to the center to decide whether the ban be revoked or not, but still we demand that this ban should be revoked at an earliest,” she said.
“I challenge BJP to repeal Article 370 as its abrogation may help us to get freedom,” Dr. Abdullah said while addressing a gathering today.
The INC, which released its election manifesto at its New Delhi party headquarters, said that Jammu and Kashmir and its problems deserve a large-hearted approach that will eschew muscular militarism and legalistic formulations and look for an innovative federal solution.
The film is showing the indiscriminate pallet gun shooting, direct firing on people, injured people, and dead bodies of Kashmiris carried out daily.
The film is 1 hour and eighteen minutes long which show two different aspects of the valley, it shows the beauty of the river and peaky mountains and bloodshed and mourns of its people.
India blames two militant Islamic groups, which it says enjoy Pakistan’s support, for the attack. Pakistan denies the charge and, following the warming ties between Islamabad and Washington in the post-Sept. 11 war on terrorism, it announced a crackdown on the two militant Islamic groups.
The undeclared war between India and Pakistan make people not to visit the Neelum valley because of firing threats. Many time people have been stopped or evicted from Neelum Valley by force.
Have you leaned more about human nature than the man in the street can learn without so much as opening a book? Have you derived from history any illumination of our present condition, any guidance for our judgments and policies, any guard against the rebuffs of surprise or the vicissitudes of change?
Kashmir’s importance to India and Pakistan lies mainly for its strategic geographic location and water resources. Kashmir provides direct access to China on the northeast, Afghanistan and Turkestan on the northwest, and both India and Pakistan on the south.
Unlike conflicts in Palestine and Northern Ireland, not much has been written about Kashmir. But a body of work, penned mostly by ‘outsiders’, has emerged in the past 67 years.
The geographical features enhance the natural beauty of the Valley. Its elevation, a mere 2,000 feet at the start, gradually rises till it attains a respectable height of 8,000 feet. On both sides there are high mountains and peaks. Nearly all the forest wealth of Azad Kashmir is to be found in this part of the State.
About 5,000 years old Sharada Peeth temple is a highly respectful place of worship for Hindus around the world. According to sources in the Indian foreign affairs ministry a prominent announcement on the Peeth Corridor is expected to be made within a few days.
Ahhh! Outside was cold as I closed the door of the car and came out, cold wind kissed on my cheeks; a cooled ray passes by my nerves and through the backbone. Around us, there were woods, small, young and old trees. There the resort is surrounded by the trees of Himalayan poplar, walnut, Deodar, Pine, fir and other trees of fruit.
Neelum valley is one of the most beautiful valleys of Pakistan Administrated Jammu Kashmir, and it hosts several brooks, freshwater streams, forests, lush green mountains, and a river.
Since olden times, the village Shardi was renowned for the following two things: temple of Goddess Sharda, and Sharda Peetham (Centre for Advanced studies)