Jaibans Singh Being prime minister of a country like Pakistan is not easy under the best of circumstances. It involves walking a tight rope in a situation where your decision making ability is severely restricted by a number of forces, mainly the all powerful Pakistan Army and close on its heels the very powerful fundamentalist, militant warlords. The tenuous … [Read more...] about Can Imran Khan win the biggest match of his life?
Jaibans Singh “We as a nation, as a family, have taken a historic decision. A system due to which brothers and sisters of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh were deprived of many rights and which was a big obstacle to their development, that system has been done away with," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the Nation on August, 8, post reorganisation of the … [Read more...] about J&K: Government is determined to strengthen democracy & development
Jaibans Singh Getting India to smoke the peace pipe seems to have become a crusade of sorts for Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan. Twice in a period of two weeks, the premier of Pakistan has made an offer for resumption of talks between the two countries. On 26, May, when the massive mandate for the BJP and allies heralded the second term for Modi, Imran Khan … [Read more...] about For talks with India Pakistan must dismantle its terror machinery
Dr. Simrit Kahlon It is heartening to see the government at the centre and at the state level in Jammu and Kashmir exhibit a rare confidence in dealing with the situation in trouble torn Kashmir. Undoubtedly, there is political and social pressure accentuated by a shrill media, but it has not deterred the government from pursuing a well laid out policy and consistent posture … [Read more...] about Jammu and Kashmir: Government on right track; sustainability holds the key
Vikas Khanna The wily Pakistani leadership has put Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tight spot. As things stand today, it appears that Pakistan is least bothered to carry forward the talks agenda agreed to by Modi and Nawaz Sharif in the Russian city of Ufa last month. It also puts Sharif in a poor light as it appears that he did not have the mandate of Pakistan’s powerful … [Read more...] about Pakistan dares India to cancel talks
Jaibans Singh The state of Jammu and Kashmir is grappling with the worst floods in the past five/six decades. Preliminary reports place the death toll at two hundred; the actual may be much more. Lakhs have remained marooned over many days and thousands have been left homeless. No doubt the tragedy is of mammoth proportions. The primary thought goes to those who have been … [Read more...] about As the Nation fights for Kashmir Hurriyat is nowhere to be seen
Jaibans Singh A leadership change took place in China in March, 2013; this was a once in a decade transition. The recent parliamentary elections in India gave a clear majority to a single party with a strong leader - Narendra Modi. It becomes quite evident that incumbent governments of the two Asian giants will be dealing with each other for a sustained period of time. … [Read more...] about Indo-China Relations: The bottom line is military might
Jaibans Singh "Those who say that people opposing Modi should go to Pakistan must remember that if India becomes a communal country, Kashmir would not remain its part,“ said an irate Farooq Abdullah; patron of the ruling National Conference, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and candidate for the Srinagar constituency in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls. An immature … [Read more...] about Mainstream parties have failed to meet aspirations of the people