Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu & Kashmir- On the Path to Nowhere: Review of Security and Political Developments

From security perspective, the events in Jammu & Kashmir during the year 2016 and in the first four months of the current year, present an extremely confusing, disturbing and challenging scenario. These also necessarily got reflected in the overall p....

“जब तक मैं रहूं, शांति रहे” की फितरत है कश्मीर में संघर्ष प्रबंधन की घातक रणनीति

“शांति का अर्थ यह नहीं है कि संघर्ष नहीं है’;शांतिपूर्ण साधनों से संघर्ष को रोकने की क्षमता ही ....

Interaction with Dr Haseeb Drabu (Minister of Finance, J & K) on 'Developments in Kashmir'

On 05 Oct 2016, the VIF invited Dr. Haseeb Drabu, Minister of Finance in the BJP-PDP coalition government of Jammu and Kashmir, for a talk on the ‘Developments in Kashmir to a broad panel of security experts, including former ambassadors, retired b....

Time to hit and hurt the Pakistan army!

'For every act of terrorism on Indian territory for which there is credible evidence pointing to the Pakistan army and the ISI's involvement, carefully calibrated military strikes must be launched against the Pakistan army,' says Brigadier Gurmeet....

Challenges in Stabilising The Streets of Kashmir

After two months of strife in the Kashmir Valley we may be just heading into better control of the situation which resulted from the response to the killing of Burhan Wani the young South Kashmir militant leader, on 8 Jul 2016. However, the time take....

बुरहान वानी की मौत और उसके नतीजे

दक्षिण कश्मीर के बिल्कुल दक्षिणी हिस्से में कोकरनाग अलसाया, शांत, छोटा सा शहर है। पीर पंजाल की ऊ....

Burhan Wani's Killing and Its Aftermath

Kokarnag in the southernmost part of South Kashmir, is a sleepy little township. It once was the bastion of militancy due to the presence of the lofty Pir Panjal range in whose shadow it lies and the forested tracts of the lower hills; the terrain wa....

मुख्यमंत्री महबूबा मुफ्ती - क्या वह अंतिम रूप से पहुंच चुकी हैं?

भारत में, परंपरागत रूप से राज्य विधानसभा के लिए उपचुनाव पदस्थ मुख्यमंत्री के उसके पद पर बने रहन....

CM Mehbooba Mufti - Has She Finally Arrived?

In India, traditionally a by-election to the State Assembly to technically endorse the constitutional legitimacy of an incumbent Chief Minister’s continuance in office, normally does not evoke a great deal of political interest. Statistically speak....

मुश्किल में कश्मीर

1947 में विभाजन से पहले के दिनों में जब उत्‍तर पश्चिम भारत का ज्‍यादातर हिस्‍सा सांप्रदायिक उन्‍....

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