Posts Tagged ‘Line of Control’

Cross LOC trade: Authorities in POK must build confidence

Cross LOC trade: Authorities in POK must build confidence

Ranjan Chauhan India and Pakistan have been struggling with confidence building measures (CBM’s) for many years now. While the ambit of CBM’s encompasses a large number of issues, the focal point continues to be Jammu and Kashmir. There are spurts of positive activity in finding solutions to the seemingly intractable issues; some progress is made, then suddenly something drastic happens …

by S Ranjan on January 19th, 2014 Leave a comment »

DGMO meeting over; prepare for business as usual in Jammu and Kashmir

DGMO meeting over; prepare for business as usual in Jammu and Kashmir

Jaibans Singh For about three months now the Indian media has been waiting with a bated breath for the meeting between the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian and Pakistani armies that was decided upon by the Prime Ministers of the two countries in New York on September, 29. A lot of water has flown under the …

by Jaibans Singh on December 27th, 2013 Leave a comment »

The line of control is awaiting a statesman

The line of control is awaiting a statesman

Simrit Kahlon It has been many months now that India and Pakistan viagra using are trying to come to grips with the potentially explosive situation of cease fire violations along the line of control and the international border. The beheading of an Indian army soldier in the beginning of this year (2013) and killing of one more was the precursor …

by Simrit Kahlon on November 10th, 2013 Leave a comment »

Pak intransigence on line of control and India’s options

Pak intransigence on line of control and India’s options

S Ranjan Politics of the “line of control” are taking a bizarre form of late. It is almost like a game of chess being played with human being as the pieces. Combatants and civilians are being killed, property is being destroyed, routine activity has come to a halt in the forward areas, in some cases even migration is taking place; …

by S Ranjan on October 24th, 2013 Leave a comment »

Peace in Kashmir: So near and yet so far!!

Peace in Kashmir: So near and yet so far!!

Simrit Kahlon The beautiful valley of Kashmir and its courageous people have seen some very bad times; they faced the challenges with utmost resilience and emerged unvanquished. A concerted effort to intimidate them with terror, an assault on their culture and way of life,  an attempt to subjugate their spirit, all have come to naught. In the last few years, …

by Simrit Kahlon on May 27th, 2013 Leave a comment »

Can Pakistan’s peace overtures be taken on face value?

Can Pakistan’s peace overtures be taken on face value?

Jaibans Singh The world, as we know it, seems to be going topsy-turvy of late. Pakistan, a sworn enemy of India since its inception as a Nation, seems to be warming up with big brother after six plus decades. At the same time, its relationship with its most abiding ally, the United States (US), is on the brink of a …

by Jaibans Singh on December 9th, 2011 Leave a comment »

Pakistan Occupied Kashmir dreads a revisit of the 1990 era

Pakistan Occupied Kashmir dreads a revisit of the 1990 era

Jaibans Singh India’s sustained assertion that Pakistan has not relented from its diabolical pursuit of exporting terror into India through the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir has found further corroboration from an unexpected source. The residents of the scenic Neelum Valley in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) have, since the last few weeks, been registering a strong protest against …

by Jaibans Singh on September 21st, 2011 Leave a comment »