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Trees Of Peace Have Not Dried Up In Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

Trees Of Peace Have Not Dried Up In Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

Srinagar, Sep 11 —Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that during his trip to Kashmir he was convinced that things were improving in the Valley. Rajnath Singh while addressing media in Srinagar said: “What I have seen during last two, three days has convinced me that the trees of peace have not dried

Fooling Voters By Invoking Autonomy, Self-Rule

Mohamad Zubair-u-Din Poll bugle has been sounded in Jammu and Kashmir and the regional parties, as usual, are invoking the emotional issues to befool the electorate. The ruling National Conference had guaranteed the repealing of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) but every time they tried to take up the issue with the Government of

Army’s ‘Bible’, AFSPA, An ‘Inhuman Act’

Not only the postcard perfect valleys, lofty mountains and crystal clear waters, there is more in common between Kashmir and the North East India, which includes, inter alia, the wanton violence, bombings, encounters (both fake and real), illegal detentions, killings and most importantly, the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 – a ‘Bible’ for armed