Jaibans Singh The Shopian incident of 27 January wherein an Army convoy was attacked by nearly 200 stone pelters has set in motion yet another unpalatable sequence of events. The political reaction to the incident has been on predictable lines! The National Conference position, spearheaded by Omar Abdullah, comprised of a single point agenda of embarrassing the ruling … [Read more...] about Mob mentality: a new normal in Kashmir that leaders need to challenge
Mehtab Karan Singh Two factions of the Hurriyat Conference and the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), created quite a furore on December, 7, last year by inviting tourists and pilgrims to visit the Kashmir Valley. This was followed by a similar invite from Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on December, 10, wherein she asserted that there is no safer place for tourists than … [Read more...] about Goodbye tourist season: Is it curtains for the Kashmir valley?
Mehtab Karan Singh The unprecedented involvement of teenagers as spearheads of the recent three month long unrest in Kashmir has highlighted the need to give special attention to their upbringing. This is a normal parental and family responsibility that is posing a unique challenge worldwide. In Kashmir it attains a different dimension in view of the foreign sponsored cult of … [Read more...] about Teenagers in Kashmir need special attention and guidance